In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.
If the value of all goods and services produced by the Latino community in the U.S. were a standalone economy, it would be the 7th largest in the world. Today, there are 4.37 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the U.S., which contribute more than $700 billion to the economy annually, according to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. These businesses have provided almost 2.7 million jobs to U.S. workers.
SMITHFIELD, Va., September 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is proud to announce that Megan Supan, operations development manager, in its Wichita, Kansas facility, has been named an emerging leader as part of The Manufacturing Institute's annual STEP Ahead Awards. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry.
SAN JOSE, Calif. September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - PayPal Holdings, Inc. today named 20 nonprofit community partners that will receive grants and contributions totaling $5 million to support Black-owned businesses across the U.S. in their recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This National Hispanic Heritage Month let’s listen, learn, connect, educate, and celebrate
By Marie Miller-Rodriquez | Sr. Marketing Operations Manager with ID8, NortonLifeLock’s internal creative agency
I love computers, technology, and the Internet and am proud to be a part of a company whose purpose to create a safer digital world is critical both now and to our future. Even more importantly, I was drawn to NortonLifeLock’s employee-first culture, the forward-thinking mindset that encourages employees to connect with and appreciate one another’s diverse contributions.
New alliance supports growing push for corporate diversity
Merck has joined the groundbreaking Gender and Diversity KPI Alliance (GDKA) to support the adoption and use of a set of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure gender and diversity in their companies and organizations.
Call for Entries Now Open for Nationwide Challenges
SILVER SPRING, Md., September 24, 2020/3BL Media/ – Supporting educators in the use of project-based learning, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Stanley Black & Decker, and Discovery Education introduce two student challenges. Both the CITGO Fueling Education Challenge and the Stanley Black & Decker Making for Good Challenge are now open for entries to middle and high school students nationwide, showcasing creative problem-solving applied to real-world issues.
A Mariachi STEAM summer camp provides underserved youth an opportunity to explore the magical connections between music and STEM.
It’s amazing how many great ideas stem from just a single cup of coffee and a meaningful conversation. For Romanna Flores and Richard Flores (same last name, no relation), coffee wasn’t the only thing that brought them together, back in 2016, when they met at a cafeteria on Intel’s Hillsboro campus—it was a shared desire to do something more for their community.
“We were talking about how we both come from creative backgrounds,” says Romanna of that initial conversation, “and how our passion for creativity has evolved, and how it contributes to the work we’re doing now.”