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Trim Tab v.27 - The Equity Issue

Read the Latest Issue of Trim Tab: Equity

Trim Tab Magazine is the International Living Future Institute's quarterly, online publication that is awash with provocative articles, interviews and news on the issues, designs, and people that are truly transforming the built environment.

This issue shares stories of heroes who are proving that we can choose to work toward communities that are inclusive and robust for every person.

Amgen Foundation Goes to the White House: STEM Learning Ecosystems Initiative


At Amgen Foundation, we believe science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs are crucial to creating the next generation of innovators and scientists. As such, we’re honored to support and provide grants to some of the best STEM programs in the world.

A New Approach to Care for Diabetes in Pregnancy Aims to Improve the Health of Mothers & Newborns

Innovative Partnership in India Creates New Model of Care for Gestational Diabetes in Low-Resource Settings

Many people have heard of type 1 and type 2 diabetes – but few are aware that there is another kind of diabetes that can develop during pregnancy called gestational diabetes.  Also called gestational diabetes mellitus, or GDM, it affects up to 15 percent of pregnant women, but they may not know it.

Nat Geo WILD Celebrates 'Big Cat Week' with Special Programming, Calls to Action


Beginning Friday, November 27, Nat Geo WILD presented its sixth annual Big Cat Week, a block of special programming dedicated to raising awareness of the threats facing the global populations of lions, tigers, cheetahs, panthers, and more. This year's Big Cat Week was the biggest in the channel's history, including the premieres of five brand new specials and three nights of live African safaris.

Facebook Vs. Twitter...Who Won #GivingTuesday 2015?



Facebook took the crown for top-performing social network. On #GivingTuesday, Facebook drove 19% of online donations made for good causes.

Raytheon Supports New Centers of Innovation For Military Youth At Boys & Girls Clubs

Centers to Enhance STEM Education for Military Youth Across the Country
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ABERDEEN, Md., Dec. 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Thanks to a unique partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and CBS EcoMedia’s EducationAd program, Raytheon is contributing to the creation of six Centers of Innovation at Boys & Girls Clubs-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations and at Clubs that support military families.

Raising Awareness for Men's Health through Movember

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This past month, Legg Mason employees in our Baltimore, London, New York and Stamford offices once again took part in a global campaign known as Movember, a men's health charity that allows participants to bring awareness to topics such as prostate and testicular cancer, and mental health issues, by growing a moustache.

Team Legg Mason had an impressive showing in our second year of participation with nearly 50 team members and over $14,000 raised, making us a formidable competitor in the Financial Services Industry Challenge!

Hope Is in the Air

A $15,000 donation from TransCanada’s Coastal GasLink and Prince Rupert Gas Transmission (PRGT) projects will allow Hope Air to arrange 45 flights for residents in need of medical treatment.

It’s easy to see why Chrissy and Travis Hollman chose to raise their family in Terrace, B.C., with its small-town feel and opportunities for growth through liquid natural gas (LNG) related projects. Four weeks after welcoming their son, Soren, he was airlifted to the children’s hospital in Vancouver where he was diagnosed with a ventricular septal defect, causing his heart to overwork and pump fluid into his lungs.

Employee Giving Trends & Practices Are Evolving at a Very Rapid Pace. How Do You Stack Up?


Two years ago, when America's Charities conducted research for Snapshot 2013, Trends and Strategies to Engage Employees in Greater Giving, companies indicated their employee-giving model included elements such as corporate branded campaigns, charity choice, and a time-limited fall campaign.  

TMCF 27th Awards Gala: Developing Minds and Delivering Dreams By Empowering High-Achieving Students to Overcome Barriers


If your business believes in the power of education and opportunity, and is committed to developing and hiring a new generation of global leaders, then you should know about a truly inspiring event that took place in Washington, D.C. a few weeks ago – the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s 27th Annual Awards Gala, themed “Developing Minds... Delivering Dreams.


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