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PayPal Continues to Expand Nonprofit Partnerships in the San Jose Community

Code Nation, Pivotal and Year Up to receive $250,000 from PayPal in grant funding for programs supporting underserved youth in an effort to strengthen the financial health of the San Jose community
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SAN JOSE, Calif., September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – PayPal Holdings, Inc.

Physical Distancing During COVID-19 Doesn't Have To Mean Feeling Alone

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September is National Suicide Prevention Month.

Physical distancing during COVID-19 doesn’t have to mean feeling alone.

Check out http://bethe1to.com for ways to reach out and have honest conversations about mental health and suicide.

Quick Tools to Help Build Resilient Teen Happiness

By: Emiliana Simon-Thomas, PhD, Senior Director at the Greater Good Science Center
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According to the Centers for Disease Control, symptoms of anxiety and depression are on the rise due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. That includes for teens and young adults, 25% of whom said they seriously considered suicide in the past month. The inability to fix what is wrong or cope with stress and anxiety can negatively impact different facets of life including health, relationships, and academic performance.

HP Inc. Deepens Investment in Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Launches Distance Learning Business Challenge

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News highlights:

  • HP is expanding its partnership with HBCUs by providing financial support during COVID-19 and implementing an innovative pilot learning program focused on 3D printing at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • HBCU students will tackle critical business problems, gain valuable experience to kickstart their career journeys, expand employer networks and identify job opportunities.
  • Previous challenges attracted more than 300 students across 44 HBCUs, select participants later becoming full-time employees or interns at HP.
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News highlights:

  • HP is expanding its partnership with HBCUs by providing financial support during COVID-19 and implementing an innovative pilot learning program focused on 3D printing at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • HBCU students will tackle critical business problems, gain valuable experience to kickstart their career journeys, expand employer networks and identify job opportunities.
  • Previous challenges attracted more than 300 students across 44 HBCUs, select participants later becoming full-time employees or interns at HP.

Comcast NBCUniversal, BUILD.org Partner on Digital Curriculum for Under-Resourced Students

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SAN FRANCISCO, September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - BUILD and Comcast NBCUniversal are introducing a new virtual digital curriculum to help teachers and out of school providers as students struggle to adapt to remote learning across the country.

LG Program Focuses on Emotional Wellbeing as 2020 School Year Gets Under Way

‘Experience Happiness’ Initiative Marks 4-Million-Youth Milestone; LG Launches Six-Episode Video Series Developed with Discovery Education
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A new video series for students, parents and educators focused on social-emotional wellbeing is being launched by LG Electronics USA as the 2020 school year gets under way.

CNH Industrial Bank and Case IH Take Online Literacy Project to Schools in Mato Grosso, Brazil

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CNH Industrial, CNH Industrial Bank and the Company’s global agricultural brand Case IH, in partnership with the Ministry of Education of the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, came together to deliver over 600 books to schools. The following schools. EMEBC Benedita Xavier Rodrigues, EMEB Fábio Firmino Leite and EMEB Rafael Rueda from Cuiabá (MT), received the books through the Sacola Literária project, developed by VR Projetos Culturais e Sociais.

Bringing Equity to STEM Education

By David Tong, Director, TGR EDU: Create
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At TGR EDU: Explore, our mission is to empower educators, students and families to achieve their best in their academic and professional lives. This work includes helping every learner develop problem-solving and decision-making skills with real-world applications outside the classroom.

New Social and Emotional Learning Initiative from the Dove Self-Esteem Project and Discovery Education Boosts Pre-Teen Confidence

'Amazing Me’ Elementary School Initiative Offers Research-Based Curriculum Resources for Educators, Students, and Families
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Thursday, September 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Research finds that 70-80% of girls do not share their opinions or try out for extracurricular activities due to low body confidence. Poor body image also negatively impacts academics, making it difficult to concentrate in class or participate in class discussions.

Join MilliporeSigma at SciFest, the Virtual Interactive STEM Expo

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While kids are heading back to school this year in ways unlike any other, MilliporeSigma’s science education focus remains the same – to spark curiosity in the next generation of scientists. Families are invited to join MilliporeSigma for SciFest All Access, a free, virtual STEM Expo brought to you by the USA Science & Engineering Festival.

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