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Are You an Eco Team Player?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do the eco-warrior actions of Generation Z contradict Harvard Education’s recommendations around environmental education?

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) January 10, 2011 - Youthologist Lee Fox, founder of KooDooZ, asks educators to consider whether the eco-warrior actions of Generation Z contradict Harvard Education’s recommendations around environmental education.  

The Intruder - Radio Soap Operas Teach Local Communities About Sexual Health

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Two radio soap operas taught Guatemalan communities about important sexual health issues. Intrigue, romance and conflict help health organizations reach target audience by captivating listeners with enthralling plots.  Partnerships between Comunicares and Tan Ux’il, two Guatemalan non-profits, and Media Impact, a New York City based non-profit, enable and empower Guatemalan communities to harness the power of Entertainment-Education to broadcast critical social messages through radio programs.  

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Two radio soap operas taught Guatemalan communities about important sexual health issues. Intrigue, romance and conflict help health organizations reach target audience by captivating listeners with enthralling plots.  Partnerships between Comunicares and Tan Ux’il, two Guatemalan non-profits, and Media Impact, a New York City based non-profit, enable and empower Guatemalan communities to harness the power of Entertainment-Education to broadcast critical social messages through radio programs.  

Over $1 million to fight dropout rates in Quebec

Vigilant Futures proud sponsor of Youth Fusion education endeavours
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Youth Fusion announced it raised over $1 million for their projects in 2011 during an event that attracted over 250 business leaders, community members, and students, and held at Montreal’s City Hall a few weeks ago. With the help of their partners, among them Vigilant Futures, the funds raised will go to projects and activities devoted to countering dropout rates in Montreal-area high schools.

UPS International President Dan Brutto Volunteers in Vietnam

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Video diary of UPS International President Dan Brutto's visit to school in Vietnam.

Watch the video here.....

 

About UPS
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.

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Video diary of UPS International President Dan Brutto's visit to school in Vietnam.

Watch the video here.....

 

About UPS
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.

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Leaders in Social Change

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by Jessica Griffin

I recently had the opportunity to present “Getting Started in Board Service” to a group of teenagers attending a youth philanthropy camp hosted by Grab the Torch* and held at Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Sodexo Foundation STOP Hunger Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

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The Sodexo Foundation, the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., opened applications for its national STOP Hunger Scholarship program on January 1, 2011. Up to five students will be selected as national winners. Each will receive a $5,000 scholarship award and a matching $5,000 grant in their name for the hunger charity of their choice.

Recognizing and Rewarding Students who Fight Hunger in America with $5,000 Scholarships
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The Sodexo Foundation, the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., opened applications for its national STOP Hunger Scholarship program on January 1, 2011. Up to five students will be selected as national winners. Each will receive a $5,000 scholarship award and a matching $5,000 grant in their name for the hunger charity of their choice.

A Commitment to 31 Million Children

The Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 paves the way for the most significant improvement to school lunches and childhood nutrition in three decades.
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Today I joined the students of Harriet Tubman Elementary School in Washington, DC as we witnessed President Barack Obama signing into law the Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, boosting the health, quality and wellness of school nutrition.

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