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Ecocentricity Blog - September 1, 2015

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We at the Ray C. Anderson Foundation place great faith in our higher education institutions. They have the ability to impact and form the minds of our next innovators, our next leaders and thinkers and writers, our youngest voters, our soon-to-be wives, husbands, and parents. Our universities can be the fertile ground from which tomorrow’s change emerges, and that change might, and hopefully will, leave the world a better place.  Read more.

Cracking the Code Keeping Girls Out of Computer Science

by Marci Pelzer
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I’ve managed community investment programs for Time Warner Cable, a technology company whose major philanthropic priority is connecting kids to STEM through hands-on education, for five years.

During this time, we have built robots, rockets, tornadoes and bikes.  In collaboration with famous athletes, we have demonstrated to kids that there would be no NBA without air velocity and no MLB without statistics. 

National Cherry Popsicle Day Celebrated at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital with Special Treats Compliments of Carnival Cruise Line

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September 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - August 26 was National Cherry Popsicle Day and, for the third year in a row, Carnival Cruise Line provided a delicious treat of hundreds of cherry popsicles to the kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, one of the cruise line's top charitable partners.

The National Cherry Popsicle Day celebration continues Carnival's ongoing support of St. Jude which includes a goal of raising $8 million by 2017 through a variety of on-board fundraising activities and serving as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's Official Celebration Partner.

Finalists Named for Boston’s 2015 Cox Conserves Heroes Program, Public Asked to Vote

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BOSTON, September 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ — FOX25 and The Trust for Public Land are recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces. Martha McDonough, Rocky Morrison and Daniel Schenk have been selected as finalists for Boston’s inaugural Cox Conserves Heroes program, and the public is being asked to vote now through September 24 at myfoxboston.com.

The True Cost of Alzheimer's Disease and Why Corporate Support is Critical

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Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, yet it is the only cause of death among the top 10 in America without a way to prevent, cure, or even slow its progression. It is an irreversible degeneration of the brain that causes disruptions in memory, cognition, personality, and other functions and inevitably leads to death. More than 5 million Americans aged 65 and older are thought to have Alzheimer’s disease. This number is set to grow dramatically, as baby boomers are turning 65 at a rate of 10,000 people per day.

Amgen Teach: Supporting Science Educators Across Europe

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Amgen Teach deepens student interest and achievement in science by strengthening the ability of teachers to use enquiry-based teaching strategies in the classroom. Through support from the Amgen Foundation, Amgen Teach provides professional development opportunities for life science teachers in ten countries across Europe through training workshops and distance learning events.

The Action Team As My Family

by Ryker Wakeley
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If there was one word to describe the Action Team, it would have to be “family.” The people you meet and the experiences you have all build upon who you are, and the Action Team is there to help facilitate that growth — much like a family would.

Pediatric Patients Create Disney Miracle Mural

Event supports Children's Hospital of Orange County fundraiser
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If you're in Downtown Disneyland this October, be sure to check out the Honda Miracle Mural located on the walkway between the Disneyland® Hotel and the Downtown Disney® District in Anaheim, Calif. Nearly 200 pediatric patients from the Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) were joined by guardians, siblings, friends and donors to hand-paint 192 ceramic tiles as a part of the Paint Your Way to Miracles and Magic fundraiser.

Respecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Impact on People, Planet and Corporate Profits
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GreenMoney Interview Series: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples interviewed by Steven Heim, Managing Director of Boston Common Asset Management

Introduction by Steven Heim, who is a Managing Director at Boston Common Asset Management.

LAcarGuy Supports Construction of New Paved Walking Path at Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

Improves Park Experience and Safety for More Than a Million Los Angeles Park Residents Annually
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Los Angeles, August 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Thanks to a unique partnership with California State Parks Foundation and CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program, Los Angeles-based auto dealership group LAcarGUY is contributing to a broader community project to install a new paved walking path along Heltzer Road at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook.

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