Social Impact Veteran Will Lead National Skills-Based Volunteering Pioneer into its Next Chapter of Development and Expansion
BROOKLYN, N.Y., August 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Today, the Board of Directors of Common Impact, a national nonprofit leader in skills-based volunteerism, announced the appointment of Leila Saad as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective August 15, 2022.
An Earth Day Flash Consulting Day of Service with Nielsen and Common Impact
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As part of its commitment to sustainability, Nielsen celebrated its ninth annual Earth Day with a variety of activities and volunteer events to build a stronger and more resilient future for the planet and coming generations.
Common Impact’s Spring 2022 Skills for Cities event – held during National Volunteer Week – was dedicated to strengthening nonprofit organizations across North Carolina. As the demand for their vital services increased during the pandemic, so did their needs for greater capacity and stronger, more resilient infrastructure.
A Common Impact-Allstate Skills-Based Volunteering Partnership
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.