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As Utah Takes Up Death Penalty Repeal Bill, 240+ Business Leaders Call for Abolition

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NEW YORK and SALT LAKE CITY, JANUARY 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As lawmakers in Utah get ready to take up a historic Republican-led bill seeking to repeal the state’s death penalty, more than 240 business leaders have declared their opposition to capital punishment. They decry it as “irreconcilable with human dignity” and an “ineffective misallocation of public resources” - and have signed a declaration calling for its abolition everywhere.

How Do You Keep Hope Amid the Climate Crisis?

“Hope is that small chance, however improbable, of something better.”
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By Joe McCarthy

Katharine Hayhoe has the zeal of a missionary. But while she is, in fact, a Christian, she spends her days evangelizing in pursuit of climate action.

For most of her career, Hayhoe has embarked on a broad public education tour to get people to understand the stakes of the climate crisis — and see that it's in their best interest to do something about it. 

Join Host R&B Artist, Raheem DeVaughn and Panelist VolunteerMatch Chief Solutions Officer, Laura Plato

Art as Activism: The Creative Call to Action
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For the on-line event Art as Activism: The Creative Call to Action:

Start Time: 11:00am PDT / 2:00pm EDT

Link to attend: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ybNNdzmYRL-ePWz4JRaIFQ

Added details + links to attend programming below

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For the on-line event Art as Activism: The Creative Call to Action:

Start Time: 11:00am PDT / 2:00pm EDT

Link to attend: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ybNNdzmYRL-ePWz4JRaIFQ

Added details + links to attend programming below

Join R&B Artist, Raheem DeVaughn and VolunteerMatch Chief Solutions Officer, Laura Plato Discussing Art as Activism on ClubHouse, Sunday, April 18 at 11pm EDT + Facebook LIVE on Wednesday, April 21 at 2pm EDT

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OAKLAND, Calif., April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - VolunteerMatch announces a week of daily events to honor volunteers in celebration of National Volunteer Week April 18-24. The week will showcase artists in multiple disciplines to highlight and encourage art as activism. Emerging from the past year of a global pandemic, VolunteerMatch is activating a call for volunteers of all kinds to return to service in their communities wherever and whenever possible.

VolunteerMatch Presents the Artistry of Volunteering: Highlighting Art as Activism to Celebrate National Volunteer Week April 18 - 24, 2021

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OAKLAND, Calif., April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – VolunteerMatch announces a week of daily events to honor volunteers in celebration of National Volunteer Week April 18-24. The week will showcase artists in multiple disciplines to highlight and encourage art as activism. Emerging from the past year of a global pandemic, VolunteerMatch is activating a call for volunteers of all kinds to return to service in their communities wherever and whenever possible.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E6: Anusha Venkataraman

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NYC Chief Service Officer Anusha Venkataraman leads NYC Service, a division of the Mayor’s Office that builds nonprofit and corporate partnerships to advance lifelong civic engagement through volunteer and service programs. In this episode of Common Impact's Pro Bono Perspectives podcast, Anusha shares that even though COVID-19 put constraints on in-person volunteering, the City still saw an increased interest in service this past year.

The Virtual Conversation Continues Throughout 2021: Introducing 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - LIVE!

Register for “Now Is Not the Time to Get Complacent: How Business Can Push the Racial Justice Movement Further” by March 4 at 1 p.m. EST. There is no cost to attend this and any future editions of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands – LIVE!
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Following the success of the first-ever 3BL Virtual Forum in October, 3BL Media is pleased to announce a new digital experience to continue the conversation around bold corporate action and activism on today's most pressing issues.

VolunteerMatch Announces February's Match Studio Collaborative Artist: Try Cheatham

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OAKLAND, Calif., February 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – VolunteerMatch, the largest nonprofit network on the web connecting volunteers with opportunities to give back, announces the Match Studio Collaborative February artist, Try Cheatham.

Designed to highlight the role of art as advocacy, and advocacy and activism as two key expressions of modern volunteerism, the Collaborative provides a forum for BIPOC artists to produce work that is then reproduced in highly accessible formats to fundraise towards a meaningful cause of each featured artist’s choice.

VolunteerMatch Launches Art-as-Advocacy Match Studio Collaborative; Issues Call for Artists

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January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As part of its MLK Day 2021 community activations, VolunteerMatch announces the launch of the Match Studio Collaborative.

826 LA and 826 National Students Use Poetry to Demand Social Justice

Sappi's Ideas That Matter grant winner makes peaceful demands to right our inequitable world
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In 2015, 826LA and in 2016, 826 National were Ideas that Matter grant recipients. 826 is the largest youth writing network in the country with nine chapters that serve nearly 40,000 under-resourced students ages 6-18 each year. Each chapter has an imaginative storefront that reimagines tutoring as anything but traditional; provides a gateway for meeting families, teachers, and volunteers; and connects students with community members.

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