Pro Bono Week

Pro Bono Week

Pro Bono Week is a global campaign that celebrates and activates pro bono service across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. Inspired by the American Bar Association's National Celebration of Pro Bono, Taproot works with partners around the globe to focus attention on the pro bono movement each year in October.

Content from this campaign

Flaunt Your Volunteer Experience
Long-term volunteer service shows your commitment and passion to potential employers and often your dedication can connect you with a job. LinkedIn offers an easy way to showcase your volunteer experiences. List your volunteer projects and skills used in the “Volunteering Experience & Causes” section and mention your service with pro bono agencies. When out of work, volunteering can...
Oct 24, 2014 2:30 PM ET
Taproot Celebrates Deloitte's Partnership this Pro Bono Week
Pro bono as a non-legal resource? Fifteen years ago, only a few had ever considered how business professionals could use their diverse talents to support organizations working for social good. Marketing pro bono, strategy pro bono, IT pro bono: these were radical ideas to many companies in 2001, when the Taproot Foundation first began its work to lead, engage, and inspire business...
Oct 24, 2014 11:30 AM ET
Volunteers of Legal Service Celebrates Pro Bono Week
October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - “[Pro bono legal assistance] allowed me to jump-start the business, and avoid the pitfalls that a lot of companies in the early stages can fall in. [The volunteer lawyers] were incredibly helpful in creating a contract with my factory that I was confident in and protected by—all which helped us scale.” – Loren Brill, Founder, Sweet Loren’s...
Oct 23, 2014 2:00 PM ET
Volunteers + Tech Skills x Public Good = Big Wins
In the next two weeks Oct 18- Nov 1, Team4Tech volunteers from Facebook, Coursera, Google and Intersol will be using their tech know-how to help build out after-school STEM programs for students from Kenyatta and Barracks Primary schools in Thika, Kenya. They will train teachers to create, deploy and maintain their own after-school STEM...
Oct 23, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Crazy or Genius? Giving Away Half Your Work
Giving away half of your work to nonprofits.  For free. Nuts, huh? But it’s a trending business idea that reimagines what it means to be engaged in pro bono service. This innovative model was put on the map by Matthew Manos, founder and managing partner of verynice, a global design and innovation consultancy which...
Oct 23, 2014 10:00 AM ET

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