IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

   

WE ARE OUR BROTHER'S KEEPER

My Brother's Keeper (MBK) is a White House initiative to improve the life outcomes of boys and young men of color around the nation. Taproot Foundation launched the "My Brother's Keeper Corporate Pro Bono Challenge" in Washington, D.C. with the goal of connecting the depth and breadth of corporate strategy, HR, marketing, and IT talent to the nonprofits and schools working to support these young people.

Read more about this inspiring day and ask how you can get involved HERE.

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THE "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS" OF THE PRO BONO MOVEMENT

 

Points of Light, in partnership with the US Chamber of Commerce and the White House coordinated an event at the White House to celebrate the great strides made and the impact leveraged by our nation's pro bono movement. 

 

Read more about this event and how Taproot was honored to be called the "Christopher Columbus" of the pro bono movement HERE.

Mark your calendars for Pro Bono Week 2015: October 25-31! More information coming soon about how you can get involved. 

THE 2015 U.S. PRO BONO SUMMIT CONVENED 27 CORPORATIONS IN CHICAGO

 

Since 2013, the Taproot Foundation and BMW Foundation have convened the leaders of the pro bono movement to share challenges and best practices among peers. These gatherings help the field increase our collective impact and hold each other accountable to doing everything we can to deliver and facilitate pro bono work that drives social change. 

 

This year, we hosted the U.S. installation of the Summit in the heart of downtown Chicago June 2-4, where 65 leaders (27 corporations) of the pro bono movement participated. The Summit was generously supported by long-time pro bono advocates Hewlett Packard and PwC as well as BMW foundation, Taproot's partner in founding the Global Pro Bono Network. 

 


 

The day was filled with conversations including the trade offs of pro bono program models, using pro bono as an employee development strategy, and discussing the challenge of metrics for pro bono service.  READ MORE HERE  
HOT OFF THE PRESS: 2015 GLOBAL  PR O BONO
SUMMIT REPORT 

In February 2015, BMW Foundation, Taproot Foundation, and local host Proboneo welcomed representatives from 23 countries for the 3rd Annual Global Pro Bono Summit in Berlin to address how to provide more high-quality and high-impact pro bono service to social change organizations around the world. 

Want to learn more about the state of global pro bono service?
Contact Taproot: Advisory@Taprootfoundation.org
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