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Asian American Pacific Islander Leadership Spotlight: Elena Zee, Arizona Council on Economic Education

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In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Common Impact is proud to highlight some of the impressive AAPI leaders we collaborate with and the ways that they foster equity and create opportunity in their local communities.

Unifying Talent in Support of Nonprofits Addressing Domestic Violence

A Common Impact-Allstate Skills-Based Volunteering Partnership
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The heightened stress levels and increased isolation caused by the pandemic led to a significant uptick in the rates of family and domestic violence. The Allstate Foundation sought to support domestic violence nonprofits by partnering with Common Impact for a day of skills-based volunteering that would apply the professional expertise of its employees toward solving critical nonprofit infrastructure challenges.

Volunteer Spotlight: R. Mitchell Thomas, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

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Skills-based volunteers apply their business experience and specialized expertise to help mission-driven organizations reimagine their possibilities and achieve their goals. In celebration of National Volunteer Month, we spoke with R. Mitchell Thomas, Senior Analyst at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and a dedicated volunteer.

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.

Skills for Cities: Common Impact to Bring the Power of Skills-Based Volunteering to North Carolina

An intensive one-day event during National Volunteer Week will bring together North Carolina social sector leaders and corporate volunteers to solve critical capacity challenges
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NEW YORK, April 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a national leader in skills-based volunteering, will host its flagship event, Skills for Cities, on April 20 to connect nonprofits across North Carolina with social sector leaders to generate solutions for their pressing capacity-building challenges.

Beth Kanter on the Promise of Smart Tech for Nonprofits

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What if nonprofits had the time to plan strategically and dream bigger instead of being burdened by repetitive workflows and scarcity mindsets? How can smart technology make this vision a reality? As the tech-enabled world continues to evolve, how can nonprofits harness technology to yield tangible outcomes? 
 

Boosting Nonprofit Capacity for Community Impact at the Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge

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As the pandemic situation and daily life continue to evolve, so too do the needs of the nonprofits that work tirelessly to ensure the health, safety, and success of everyone in our communities.

Women in Leadership Spotlight: Katie Franco, Girl Develop It

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In honor of Women’s History Month, Common Impact is proud to spotlight women who are making history by championing gender equity, uplifting other women, and strengthening their communities. Today we hear from Katie Franco, Executive Director of Girl Develop It, a national nonprofit organization that creates welcoming, supportive opportunities for women and non-binary adults to learn coding and software development skills.

Translating Completely KIDS' Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Commitments Into Action

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Organizations are increasingly stepping up their commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), but defining what that looks like in practice can be difficult, not to mention creating a plan of action and bringing different stakeholder groups into alignment.

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.

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