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Discovery Education and 3M Announce National Finalists in Young Scientist Challenge

Ten young inventors compete for $25,000 and the title of ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ in the nation’s premier science competition
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Silver Spring, MD, Thursday, June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Young minds dream big, and when given the opportunity, they have the innate ability to spark change for the betterment of communities large and small. Today, Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) announced 10 finalists from across America as part of its Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist).

A Recipe for Effective Hashtag Activism: A Conversation with Susan McPherson, Founder & CEO of McPherson Strategies

What do organizations need to know about creating effective, sustainable social media campaigns?
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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good podcast, Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy at Blackbaud, speaks with Susan McPherson, founder and CEO of McPherson Strategies, about how organizations can effectively leverage social media activism to advance a cause.  Download on iTunes now!

USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Announce 2018 IWitness Video Challenge Winners

Fifth Annual IWitness Video Challenge Inspires Students to Take Action to Counter Hate, Bias and Intolerance Nationwide
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Silver Spring, MD, June 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In an effort to spark a social movement against hatred in all forms, USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced the winners of the 2018 IWitness Video Challenge. A group of Chicago, Ill. students have inspired their classmates and community to embrace each other’s unique differences, specifically as it relates to the challenges of American immigrant communities.

Alliance Data Works with My Possibilities to Create Access to Employment for Adults with IDD

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For nearly two decades, Alliance Data has supported nonprofits like My Possibilities (MP), a Plano-based for cause organization designed to provide adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) the opportunity to continue their education. Our support of MP goes beyond the role of traditional corporate partner, as we’ve played a leading role in transforming the organization, catapulting it into a position that virtually guarantees its ability to deliver on its mission not just in the years to come, but in the decades to come.

Dispatches from the Sustainable Brands Conference – Vancouver 2018

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Not able to make the Sustainable Brands conference in Vancouver this year? The Erb Institute is on the ground and sharing some of the highlights. Here is a dispatch from day one. Enjoy!

by Allison Burtka for the Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability
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Not able to make the Sustainable Brands conference in Vancouver this year? The Erb Institute is on the ground and sharing some of the highlights. Here is a dispatch from day one. Enjoy!

The Wendy's Way: Supporting National Foster Care Month

Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter Summit Wraps a Month of Activity to Drive Change
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by Elizabeth Drake

Tetra Tech Wins SBA Los Angeles District’s 2018 Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence

Receiving recognition for excellence in the use of small businesses that drive California’s economic growth
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Tetra Tech is proud to be recognized for its commitment as an excellent partner and mentor for small businesses.

Walmart’s New Education Benefit Puts Cap and Gown Within Reach for Associates

Benefit includes free college credit for Walmart Academy training and options for associates to earn a college degree without incurring student loan debt
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Walmart has unveiled a new associate education benefit designed to remove barriers to college enrollment and graduation. The program is another step in the company’s commitment to train and educate workers to advance in the jobs of today - and the future.

Tetra Tech Recognizes June as Safety Month

Sharing safe practices and taking a proactive approach to ensure that no one gets hurt
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June 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech places safety at the forefront of its daily operations, and its commitment to safety extends from executive management to hands-on project personnel and office staff around the world.

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles in and Outside the Company

As Medtronic receives national recognition for its focus on employee health, a partnership with the Minnesota Vikings is impacting the local community.
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When Medtronic decided to partner with the Minnesota Vikings this fall, the goal was simple — bring awareness to the importance of health and fitness.

“We know our medical devices and solutions exist to help people,” says Rob Clark, VP of Global Communications and Corporate Marketing at Medtronic. “It’s also important for everyone to make healthy choices and to be physically active. That’s why we’re doing this.”

“I am proud to work at a company that is bringing awareness to important issues,” said Kate Brickman.

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