BOSTON, March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Jennifer James, Smart City Solutions Lead for Black & Veatch, has been selected to serve on the Boston Advisory Board of Leading Cities. The nonprofit global network promotes sustainable and resilient Smart City solutions by encouraging diplomacy and collaboration.
There have always been female warriors, and Women’s History Month is an appropriate time to remember them. While many civilians are aware that the number of women on active duty in all branches of service has risen dramatically, few know the extent of women’s service to our country, particularly in combat roles.
As Community Banking Director for South London, looking after 44 branches, Paul Turpin knows first-hand about the challenges his customers face. From helping former prisoners open their first bank account to protecting the elderly from fraudsters, he explains why he is so passionate about helping his local community.
What are the particular challenges in your local area?
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees constitute a sizeable global workforce population, and more than ever, leading companies are acknowledging their contributions. With many global organizations now focused on building inclusive cultures in which all employees feel engaged and valued, LGBT issues are becoming a critical priority in workplaces around the world.
Change is all around us, so when we think about college enrollment declining and federal funding decreasing, we know we have to think differently about how we can impact student recruitment and retention. An inspiring place to explore is how to impact recruitment and retention rates among first-generation students; it’s a group that, by nature, can help the academic sector expand its reach and further its mission – to teach and support the next generation of informed, educated and civically-responsible citizens.
Sands Cares donated $10,000 to Communities in Schools (CIS) of Nevada on March 3, in front of the LOVE installation in the Waterfall Atrium at The Palazzo Las Vegas. Sands Cares Director Stephanie Stanton and Vice President of Administration and Event Optimization at The Venetian and The Palazzo Anna Schmid presented the check to CIS of Nevada CEO Dr. Tiffany Tyler and Resource Development Director Brittany McCoy.
Affordable Housing Advocate Kelly Kent to lead National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative
NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) and Citi Community Development announced today a major expansion of SAGE’s LGBT Elder Housing initiative.
Launched last year, the SAGE LGBT Elder Housing Initiative is a comprehensive national program to expand access to safe, affordable, and welcoming housing for LGBT older adults. The Initiative supports LGBT older adults in existing senior housing while simultaneously accelerating the development of housing specifically designed for them.