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Vote Early Day Is Oct. 24! Check Your Voter Registration Through PayPal-Votes.com

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Vote Early Day is October 24, 2020!

We believe in the importance of civic participation by helping to enable our community to exercise the right to vote.

Visit http://PayPal-Votes.com to confirm your voter registration information and find state-specific election details.

Cox Supports Young Social Change Leaders

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More than two dozen young people will learn to be global leaders and agents of nonviolent social change as participants in The King Center’s CampNow Leadership Academy, thanks to support from Cox Enterprises. 

Through a partnership with The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Cox is sponsoring scholarships that will send 25 students through the 2021 CampNow program. 

Capturing the Spirit of BLM: The Art of Protest Signs

In scrawled black marker or elaborate works of art, posters and signs express the personal stories and historical significance of Black Lives Matter protests.
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By Arnesa A. Howell

“Hands up, don’t shoot!” Cutting through a remix of blaring car horns and rhythmic beat of drums, a choir of voices chants call-and-response style from the speakers at the SoLA Contemporary gallery in Los Angeles. The protesters’ calls for justice are punctuated by the powerful messages of the Black Lives Matter signs floating overhead — some elaborate and some profoundly simple.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists - Social Justice Fund: Creating Pathways to Move Forward Together

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s impact in the community is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. It’s about empowering everyone to be active and engaged citizens in their communities because we believe social change only happens when many people choose to take action.

VolunteerMatch Celebrates National Voter Registration Day With Launch of New Election-Related Volunteering Website

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 23, 2020 /3BL Media/— VolunteerMatch, the world’s largest volunteer engagement network, has launched a new website designed to make election-related volunteering more accessible. Nonprofits including Turnout Nation, Open Progress, and Civic Works are featured, each of which offer volunteer actions that can be performed virtually via computer, phone, and mail.

Wells Fargo Funds Legal Assistance for Renters at Risk of Eviction

Wells Fargo Foundation donates $5.4 million to 15 organizations to help keep people affected by COVID-19 housed
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SAN FRANCISCO, September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Up to 40 million U.S. renters impacted by the COVID-19-related economic downturn could face eviction once federal rental protections end, according to research from the Aspen Institute and the COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project.

With Less Than 50 Days to Election, More Artists Join Global Citizen and Headcount 'Just Vote' Campaign Targeting Young Voters

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  • Additional Artists and Influencers Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include: Bob Weir, Dave Matthews, Donna Karan, Dove Cameron, Gavin Rossdale, Kaia Gerber, Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor, Lenny Kravitz, Madison Beer, Meghan Trainor, Prince Royce, Shawn Mendes and More
  • Just Vote Supporters Join Previously Announced Artists Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift and Usher 
  • Non-Partisan Effort Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election
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  • Additional Artists and Influencers Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include: Bob Weir, Dave Matthews, Donna Karan, Dove Cameron, Gavin Rossdale, Kaia Gerber, Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor, Lenny Kravitz, Madison Beer, Meghan Trainor, Prince Royce, Shawn Mendes and More
  • Just Vote Supporters Join Previously Announced Artists Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift and Usher 
  • Non-Partisan Effort Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election

Rock the Vote, Cox Announce Partnership

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Rock the Vote and Cox Enterprises are announcing a new partnership aimed at ensuring Cox employees and customers have the resources they need to register to vote, become engaged, and make sure their voices are heard in this fall’s presidential election.

Antwerp 1920: A Symbol of Peace and Unity 100 Years After the Games

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Following World War I, the IOC selected Antwerp to host the 1920 Olympic Games. Organisers overcame many obstacles to deliver an edition of the Games that is still recognised for its lasting contributions to sport, gender equality, unity and peace. One hundred years later, as the entire world is fighting the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the Olympic Games Antwerp 1920 live on as a symbol of post-crisis solidarity and recovery.

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Following World War I, the IOC selected Antwerp to host the 1920 Olympic Games. Organisers overcame many obstacles to deliver an edition of the Games that is still recognised for its lasting contributions to sport, gender equality, unity and peace. One hundred years later, as the entire world is fighting the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the Olympic Games Antwerp 1920 live on as a symbol of post-crisis solidarity and recovery.

Time to Vote Movement Gains Unprecedented Momentum Ahead of 2020 U.S. Election

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SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- More than 700 companies have now joined Time to Vote, a business-led, nonpartisan coalition that aims to increase voter participation in the U.S. elections. Voter turnout in the U.S. is one of the lowest in the developed world and one of the most common reasons people give for not voting is that they are too busy with the demands of life and work.

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