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Pro Bono Perspectives Rewind: November-December 2021

By Emily Patrick | December 20, 2021

Catch up on the latest Pro Bono Perspectives podcast episodes from November-December 2021! Hear advice for successful social impact programs and partnerships from Dan Noyes of Tech Goes Home, Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge and Collective Wisdom, Teresa Pelletier of Fidelity Investments, and Wendy Matheny of Ichor Strategies. Plus, in our Season 3 finale, host Danielle Holly reveals actions you can take to be a force for good in the new year.

Committing to Digital Inclusion” with Dan Noyes, Tech Goes Home

Take a deep dive on the root causes of the digital divide, the role cross-sector partnerships can play in addressing them, and why doing so is both a social and economic imperative – for all of us.

“The digital divide, number one, is clearly a racial justice issue… Racism and structural racism play a huge part in why the digital divide exists.”

Slowing Down and Finding Fulfillment” with Grace Bonney, Design*Sponge

Learn how fostering relationships with people from different cultures and ways of life can have a profound impact on your values, happiness, and success as bestselling author Grace Bonney takes you through her new book, Collective Wisdom: Lessons, Inspiration, and Advice from Women Over 50.

“Broadening the circle of people that you listen to and pay attention to – in particular, people who are part of communities that have been marginalized by mainstream society – you learn different values systems and structures… The more that I try to expand that circle and listen and learn, the more I see that I have a choice to slow down.”

How to Build True, Transformative Corporate-Community Partnerships” with Teresa Pelletier, Fidelity Investments & Wendy Matheny, Ichor Strategies

Find out how companies like Fidelity are delivering on their racial equity commitments and learn how your organization can move from transactional to transformative change.

“[Fidelity is] making incredible strides and building transformational relationships at every level. They’re seeing social and financial returns on their [racial equity] investment that will certainly make an impact in how communities and customers and stakeholders see their business.”

Episode 39: Celebrating a Year of Social Impact Conversations

“3 Ways You Can Be a Force for Good in 2022” with Danielle Holly, Common Impact

Danielle closes out Season 3 of Pro Bono Perspectives with highlights from the conversations that stuck with us most, plus actions individuals from across sectors and professions can take to build stronger, more equitable communities in the new year.

“What is that superpower, that skill, that talent that your family and friends and colleagues always go to you for? How can you use that to create change in your community?”

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