volunteerism

Volunteer Spotlight: John Ketner, State Street

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Skills-based volunteers apply their business experience and specialized expertise to propel nonprofits – and their own companies – to reimagine their possibilities and achieve their goals. In celebration of National Volunteer Month, Common Impact spoke with longtime volunteer John Ketner, Vice President, Talent Marketplace at State Street.

Black Leadership Spotlight: Ron Waddell, Legendary Legacies

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In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is proud to highlight some of the outstanding Black nonprofit leaders we collaborate with and the ways they’re driving social change and equity through their organizations’ work.

Black Leadership Spotlight: Patrice Berry, AssistHub

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In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is proud to highlight some of the outstanding Black nonprofit leaders we collaborate with and the ways they’re driving social change and equity through their organizations’ work.

Reinforcing Community Partnerships Through a Skills-Based Day of Service

Skills-Based Volunteering with Citizens & Common Impact
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When Citizens set out to hold its first-ever day of skills-based service, it did so with the desire to create lasting impact for its nonprofit partners, deepen those relationships, and uphold its commitment to serving the communities in which it operates.

Pro Bono Perspectives Season 3 Finale: 3 Ways You Can Be a Force for Good in 2022

With Host Danielle Holly
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2021 was a year of transformation, defined by society’s continued reckoning with racism, the pandemic, climate change, and the Great Resignation. These issues underscored how pervasive inequity is and why centering the voices of those impacted by social challenges unlocks the most effective, sustainable solutions. In the Season 3 finale of Pro Bono Perspectives, host Danielle Holly highlights three ways you can be a force for good in the new year.

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Leveling the Playing Field on Employee Engagement

Receiving direct feedback from our employees is important to make sure we’re creating a company culture that provides an environment for them to do their best work.
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This month, we launched Dow’s first-ever global Volunteer and ERG Participation policy, which allows all of our employees paid time-off to volunteer and engage in Employee Resource Group (ERG) activities.

Get Involved in the Pro Bono Movement

Join Taproot Foundation's Pro Bono Week webinar on volunteering your skills virtually
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Thursday, October 28 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT 

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Common Impact Volunteer Spotlight: Cate Hewett, State Street

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Pro Bono Week is almost here and we’re thrilled to be spotlighting another one of the many dedicated skills-based volunteers we have the pleasure of working with. Today we hear from Cate Hewett, State Street’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), about a project she completed in June with nonprofit Riverside Industries, Inc.

Keeping the Spirit of Volunteerism Strong

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With Global Volunteer Month winding down, we’ve been reflecting on the incredible impact volunteers make, not just in April, but all year round and especially throughout the pandemic. Whether they served in person or virtually, formally or informally, providing their professional expertise or hands-on support, volunteers’ contributions have been nothing short of outstanding.

Recognizing ON Semiconductor Employees Making a Positive Impact through Volunteerism

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This National Volunteer Month, we are recognizing ON Semiconductor employees who have been exceptionally active in giving back to their local communities through nonprofit board member roles and volunteerism. We thank them for making a difference!

Elizabeth Greene

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