Jerome Tennille, Manager of Social Impact & Volunteerism at Marriott International, joins host Danielle Holly for a dynamic conversation on the state of volunteering and employee engagement. Jerome shares how Marriott, a major figure in the hospitality industry that was hit so hard by COVID-19, has reimagined service for the current moment by taking it online, but also his perspective that the future of volunteering is not virtual.
By Marianne Harrison, John Hancock, and Danielle Holly, Common Impact
Recent events have brought widespread attention to racial injustice and helped unite communities against this common ill.
We’ve heard public, private, nonprofit and grassroots leaders, almost as one chorus, speak out. They’ve raised their voices as it’s become painfully clear that equality remains out of reach for too many Americans and building healthy, more equitable communities depends on challenging the status quo.
“We must never forget our impact and influence on American culture and history. By pausing to celebrate various events throughout Black History Month, we are reminded of our strength, ingenuity, courage, and resilience. These values have inspired us to achieve greatness thus far and will continue to help us change the world.”
Over the past year, race and social equity has ascended as a top priority, and organizations of all sizes, across industries, have been looking at how they can do better and make change where it’s needed most. What are the best ways to get started, tackle tough conversations, and keep the momentum going in order to provide real growth and opportunity for those who need it most?
An encouraging example of how companies can set up a Diversity and Inclusion framework to make sustainable impact measurable and scalable
February 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - This year, Fujitsu, a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’ organization, is continuing its long-term partnership with Volunteer Vision, a global digital mentoring provider in the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion sector. The focus is to expand their rigorous effort to develop diverse talent, allowing Fujitsu to provide tailored support and increase retention rates. The decision is based on internal analysis that confirms the positive impact of the development program.
Each year, US Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine recognizes “bright men and women who are shaping the future of engineering, science, and technology.” Since 2005, more than 100 Booz Allen employees have been recognized by the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA).
“From the previously unimaginable impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to a long overdue reckoning with racial injustice, 2020 was an unprecedented year. Yet, many businesses across the nation stepped up and continued to prioritize and champion LGBTQ equality.”
United Way Worldwide Senior Director of Volunteer & Employee Engagement Mei Cobb joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a new episode of Pro Bono Perspectives. Mei eveals how her organization is pivoting amidst COVID-19’s significant disruptions to volunteering and the first responder organizations that provide vital services relating to hunger, housing, domestic violence, and more.
Ramiro Cavazos, President and CEO of U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Will Lead Board of Directors
January 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) board of directors is pleased to announce the election of Ramiro Cavazos as board chair. Cavazos, the president and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will serve for a two-year term effective January 1, 2021. Cavazos previously served as secretary on the board's executive committee.