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Radius Acquires SXSW Grand Jury Award Winner ‘The Great Invisible’ From Participant Media

Press Release

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.  

A Commitment to the Future Workforce

Toyota West Virginia Pledges $1 Million to Prepare Students for High-Demand Jobs
Press Release

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va., August 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Last spring, Dr. Jo Harris had a hunch.
 
As president of the newly formed BridgeValley Community and Technical College, she oversaw the merger of Bridgemont and Kanawha Valley Colleges, building on the strengths of both institutions.  Dr.

America Ferrera to Host "Panoramica"

Participant Media’s Pivot Network and Univision News Present New Series Featuring Eight Original Documentary Films on Topics of Interest to Hispanic Viewers
Press Release

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.

Technology Education for Students Is Essential in Creating a Future STEM Workforce, and It Starts With Educating Teachers

Blog

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.

21st Century Fox Launches Ghetto Film School in Los Angeles

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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.

Back To School Tips: Tip #3 Getting Organized

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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.
 

Waste Management Awards Keep America Beautiful Affiliates with Think Green® Grants

Eight communities receive grants of $10,000 to support local projects
Press Release

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.

Free Roundtable: Sourcing STEM Skills for America with Industry Talent Pipelines

Join the Impact Equation Roundtable on Sept. 8
Article

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.

Waste Management Hero Driver Visits the White House

Nonprofit founded to support homeless, families along collection route
Blog

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.

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