New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA, August 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – RADiUS announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to Participant Media’s critically acclaimed, SXSW Grand Jury Award-winning film, THE GREAT INVISIBLE, written and directed by Margaret Brown, whose THE ORDER OF MYTHS (Independent Lens, 2009) won both a Peabody and Independent Spirit Award.
Participant Media’s Pivot Network and Univision News Present New Series Featuring Eight Original Documentary Films on Topics of Interest to Hispanic Viewers
LOS ANGELES and MIAMI, August 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Pivot, an Emmy® Award-winning television network from Participant Media targeting passionate Millennials and Univision News, the award-winning news division of Univision Communications, Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, have announced that Emmy Award and Golden Globe® winner America Ferrera will be the host of their new documentary series, Panoramica.
Digital device learning, often called 1-to-1 computing or a "smart classroom," is not some faraway abstraction or revolutionary concept in education. In fact, thanks to grants and state-subsidized funding, an increasing number of school districts nationwide are securing electronic devices such as personal computers, remote accessible software and even handheld tablets for their students from such electronic giants as Hewlett-Packard and Lenovo.
As part of its annual Philanthropy Issue, The Hollywood Reporter featured 21st Century Fox's partnership with the Ghetto Film School as one of several initiatives that are "shaking up the ways Hollywood thinks about giving back." For the past 14 years, the Ghetto Film School has operated as a New York-based nonprofit that teaches filmmaking to young people from traditionally low-income neighborhoods.
It’s mid-August, which means some high school students have just started a new school-year, while their peers from other parts of the country are inching closer to doing the same. Over the past two weeks, we have shared some back to school tips in the Action Team blog, including tips from a few Major League baseball players.
Eight communities receive grants of $10,000 to support local projects
STAMFORD, Conn., August 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, and Waste Management (NYSE:WM) today announced that $10,000 Think Green® Grants were being awarded to eight KAB community-based affiliates across the country.
Numerous national conversations over the past few years have been concerned with how best to find and prepare talent to provide US industry with skilled and capable workers. A recurring theme in these discussions has been a somewhat generalized call for “partnerships” between industry—representing the “demand side” of the challenge—and educators—representing the “supply side.” However, exactly how such partnerships should work efficiently and remain effective has largely been undefined.
Nonprofit founded to support homeless, families along collection route
On August 13, Waste Management driver Arnold Harvey, alongside his wife, Theresa, visited the White House to meet with Jonathan Greenblatt, Special Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation.