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Robert Rosenthal
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On the road and trying to do good.
On the road and trying to do good.

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If you go to a lot of corporate social responsibility and cause marketing conferences each year, the beginning of the year only means one thing: The budget is set and it's time to get to work!

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Google watchers may be interested in this peak at how the search giant uses employee volunteer engagement to develop leadership, build skills, and give back locally.

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What does the most recent science on giving back mean for those who are programming the social web? Great essay in FastCoexist from my boss, Greg Baldwin.

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More than 3,000 nonprofit folks have already downloaded our free guide to volunteer engagement secrets. Here's a teaser I recently shared with readers of +Nancy Schwartz 's Getting Attention blog.

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It's National Volunteer Week, folks. Betcha didn't know that nearly every nonprofit in America was started by volunteers?

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I did an interview with Yoga Journal magazine this week for their special issue on generosity. I had two suggestions for readers. One, cancel the overseas yoga retreat/volunteer trip and find a way to stay home and give locally. And two, it would be great to see more yoga studios embrace their role as community hubs and do more to connect their members with area nonprofits and worthy causes. What do you guys think?
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What if the closure of Craigslist Foundation is good for social innovation? In my latest piece at Huffington Post, I share some thoughts about the program overlap I noticed from the well-known San Francisco foundation.

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Generation who? It turns out the forgotten Xers are propping up U.S. volunteering rates! I'm proud to be an Xer, myself :)

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New report on volunteering is burying two HUGE myths: that unemployed volunteer more and that Gen X are slackers.

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