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Columbia University and Citi Announce National Expansion of Columbia’s Center for Veteran Transition and Integration

New model will harness technology and convene multi-sector partners to support veterans transitioning into higher education, civilian life, and the workforce
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NEW YORK, March 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Columbia University Center for Veteran Transition and Integration today announced a new collaboration with Citi to increase educational programming and support for veterans and military family members making the transition to two- and four-year colleges, graduate and professional schools, civilian life, and the workforce.

A Bill of Rights for Clean Water by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.


The protection of our shared environment has long been among government’s most fundamental responsibilities. Ancient Rome’s Code of Justinian, one of the first efforts at constitutional governance, guaranteed to all citizens the use of the “public trust” or “commons” — those shared resources that cannot be reduced to private property, including the air, water, forests and fisheries. Throughout Western history, the first acts of tyrants have invariably included efforts to deliver public-trust assets into private hands.

LA Galaxy Visit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

AEG’s Galaxy players spend afternoon at Southern California’s first and largest pediatric hospital for annual visit
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AEG’s LA Galaxy took time last week to visit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in continuation of the team’s longstanding relationship with CHLA and in support of Make March Matter.

On Thursday, March 15 nine players including Ashley Cole, Giovani dos Santos, Sebastian Lletget, Rolf Feltscher, Emmanuel Boateng, Jorgen Skjelvik, Daniel Steres, Chris Pontius, Brian Sylvestre and Tomas Hilliard-Arse spent the afternoon at CHLA, along with LA Galaxy Mascot, visiting outpatients and their families in their rooms.

Good Sports, FOX Sports Supports and FOX Sports "Magnify" Series Team up to Bring Sports Equipment to Chicago Youth

21st Century Fox Will Match Every Donation to Good Sports Made Through, Dollar-for-Dollar, Up to $25,000
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LOS ANGELES, March 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Good Sports has teamed up with FOX Sports Supports and FOX Sports Films’ MAGNIFY documentary “Shot in the Dark,” providing sports and fitness opportunities to the youth of Chicago. Supporters of the initiative can visit to personally handpick sports equipment that will be directly donated by Good Sports to the youth programs in Chicago.

How Businesses Can Do More to Promote Human Rights: Interview With Caroline Rees


I have always believed that business has the power to help us solve society’s most pressing challenges. That’s why I worked in corporate responsibility functions in the private sector for more than 20 years. It’s also the reason I became the Chief Executive of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), developer of the world’s most widely used standards for sustainability reporting. 

A Beautiful Shiver in the River ’18 from Keep Virginia Beautiful


The folks at Keep Virginia Beautiful (KVB) had to admit it. They were a bit nervous prior to KVB's 2018 "Shiver in the River."

In late January, Virginia's James River was well above flood stage because of several weeks of rainy weather. But after 10-plus days of gorgeous weather, the James receded, and hundreds of volunteers flocked to Historic Tredegar for the 4th Annual Shiver in the River.

Celebrate the Extraordinary Achievements of People With Down Syndrome and Other Disabilities


In 2018, people with Down syndrome and other disabilities are celebrating extraordinary achievements. They are graduating high school with their peers, attending postsecondary programs, enjoying meaningful careers, and living long, healthy and productive lives. NDSS works on behalf of all individuals with Down syndrome across the lifespan. However, challenges remain, as the following story illustrates.

My Possibilities Campus for Higher Learning Opening in Plano [TX]


My Possibilities, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will be making history later this month as they celebrate the pre-opening of the My Possibilities Campus for Higher Learning in Plano.

Timberland X Thread: Meet Mirlande

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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently released three new Timberland X Thread men’s footwear styles for spring, made with Thread’s recycled Ground to Good™ fabric. Each product made with Thread™ fabric supports a vibrant network of dignified jobs in the developing world - jobs for Haitian entrepreneurs like Mirlande Joseph.


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