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American Express Backs the Community of Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda Brings Hamilton to Puerto Rico to support local arts
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NEW YORK, January 18, 2019 /3BL Media/

Stephen Curry’s Custom 'Moon Landing' Shoes Help Raise $58,100 on eBay to Bring STEM Initiatives to San Francisco Bay Area Schools

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A pair of $58,100 shoes are helping bring new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education resources to Bay Area teachers today. The Stephen and Ayesha Curry Family Foundation and DonorsChoose.org hosted a special charitable campaign on eBay this January, auctioning off a pair of custom, game-worn “Moon Landing” Under Armour Curry 6 basketball shoes. The charity campaign raised $58,100, which will fund local teacher requests on DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit website where teachers request the resources and experiences their students need to succeed.

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Watch in 2019

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2018 proved to be an active year in Corporate Social Responsibility with issues related to sustainability, globalization, advocacy on social issues and multiple natural disasters in the forefront. Some of these issues and trends will continue into 2019, but leaders should expect to see the following noteworthy changes:

JetBlue Gives Its BlueBud Business Mentoring Program a Boost with New Mentees – Eat Your Coffee, Sustainable Snacks and 9 Miles East Farm

JetBlue expands the program to include responsible food and beverage brands in its New York and Boston focus cities
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NEW YORK, January 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline® and the largest carrier in Boston, recently announced the winners for the fourth cycle of its BlueBud business mentoring program. Eat Your Coffee, Sustainable Snacks and 9 Miles East Farm will participate in an in-depth business mentorship program with JetBlue, learning what it takes to get their brands off the ground.

Durkan dscvr Student Design Competition Now Open for Submissions

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CALHOUN, Ga., January 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Durkan, the hospitality flooring brand of Mohawk Group, is now accepting artwork submissions for the dscvr Student Design Competition, its annual hospitality design contest.

How YOU Can Help Close the Diversity Gap in Tech

Symantec Cyber Career Connection offers numerous ways to get involved and make a difference
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In addition to supporting causes they care about through nonprofit board service and volunteering, many of our employees are concerned with the lack of diversity in the tech industry and with the shortage of trained workers to fill vacant cyber security roles. 

Driving Social Impact for the Long Term

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As 2018 comes to a close, it offers an opportunity to reflect on the past year and how we can continue to help close some of the opportunity gaps that persist in our society.

Core to our values as a company is investing in causes for the long term to make a tangible and meaningful impact. Today, we are proud to share some significant milestone moments that have had a positive change on our communities.

Opening Doors through Internet Essentials

Turning Veterans into Cyber Warriors: Booz Allen and Expert Panel Discuss Challenges and Opportunities

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As organizations migrate more and more sensitive data to the cloud and work in general becomes increasingly tech-focused, the cybersecurity field has developed a talent supply problem. According to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study, “We are on pace to reach a cybersecurity workforce gap of 1.8 million by 2022, a 20 percent increase over the forecast made in the 2015.” 

Common Impact Connections Newsletter: Holiday Edition

In this issue: a look to the year ahead, new podcast episodes, social sector spotlights, and cross-sector partnerships in action!
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Happy Holidays! As we close out 2018, the Common Impact team is reflecting on the significant impact we've made with our partners this past year. We are excited to see skills-based volunteerism continue to play an important role in building stronger communities and developing purpose-driven professionals across all sectors. While we are proud of what we have accomplished so far, we know there is more work to be done in 2019 and beyond to continue to drive meaningful community partnerships. 

The Decisions We Make Today are Critical to Ensuring a Sustainable World Tomorrow

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The urgency of the climate crisis is a daily reminder that we must take action. Keep in mind that August 1 marked 2018’s Earth Overshoot Day, the day by which humanity has consumed more resources than could be regenerated by our planet in one year.

The need for stronger action

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