Donation is part of a $10 million commitment to support organizations working for social justice and equity
Vistra (NYSE: VST) and Dynegy have announced two $50,000 donations to the Chicago Urban League and the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. The donations are part of a $10 million commitment from Vistra to support organizations that grow minority-owned small businesses, enhance economic development, and provide educational opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds.
We are currently halfway through Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month that has historically dominated the cause marketing scene, but this year is a bit different. With almost 8 million cases of coronavirus in the U.S., it’s important to remember the fact that 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.
The seven-part, documentary explores apparel sustainability as HanesBrands opened its supply chain to three North Carolina State University students
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., October 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In the sixth episode of filmmaker Rod Murphy’s “Crop to Campus” minidocumentary on apparel sustainability, college students exploring the supply chain of Hanes ComfortWash T-shirts get a behind-the-scenes tour of a screen-printing facility in North Carolina.
Using mobile technologies to modernize education and alleviate poverty in China
To meet the priorities of the Chinese government’s national “Three Connections, Two Platforms” plan, the Qualcomm 21st Century Classroom program is a collaboration with China Children and Teenagers’ Fund (CCTF). A mobile broadband-based learning program, the Qualcomm 21st Century Classroom supports the Chinese government’s use of information and communications technologies (ICT) to modernize education and reduce poverty.
Publicly supported HBCUs—TMCF’s member-schools—are the vehicle to change racial inequity.
This year has been historic in so many ways – a global pandemic, social unrest, and increased awareness of racial inequities and injustice. Many Americans want to help, but do not know what to do. Many have taken to the streets to join protests, but once those demonstrations are over, what will change? Where will opportunity emerge?
Many leaders in education talk about closing the achievement gap, but during an economic crisis like we’re all experiencing today, it’s more about closing the opportunity gap–especially in communities like mine, where many Hispanics live.
Hispanics are a growing community in our country and continue to increase in population and economic impact annually. In fact, 6 in 10 Latinos in the United States are 35 years old or younger and responsible for 82% of the labor force growth.
Helen Gaynor, Director of Educational Programs at Responsibility.org
We know kids don’t live in a vacuum and are faced with important decisions each day. That’s why Responsibility.org’s Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix underage drinking prevention program and Discovery Education teamed up in 2018 to deliver award-winning prevention resources designed to spark conversations about alcohol, both in schools and at home, to prevent underage drinking.
Anika Chebrolu Takes Home Top Prize and Improving Lives Award at This Year’s 3M Young Scientist Challenge
ST. PAUL, Minn. and SILVER SPRING, Md., October 14, 2020 /3BL Media/– 3M (@3M) and Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) have named 14-year-old Anika Chebrolu from Frisco, Tex. the winner of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist), the nation’s premier middle school science competition.
SILVER SPRING, Md., October 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Discovery Education today launched Keeping You Connected to Curiosity, a new initiative keeping the continuity of curiosity alive for teachers and students everywhere. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.