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Keep America Beautiful Crowns 2016 Recycle-Bowl Champion

More than 700,000 K-12 Students and Teachers Participated in Nation’s Leading Recycling Competition
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Bon Air Elementary School of Kokomo, Indiana, was crowned today as the national champion of Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students, teachers and school communities.

Kids and Teens Across America Make Their Mark on Hunger Through Service

generationOn and C&S Wholesale Grocers team up to engage youth in the fight against hunger and food insecurity
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NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, the third annual Make Your Mark on Hunger campaign launches nationwide to encourage kids and teens to engage in service that will help alleviate hunger and food insecurity in their communities. The campaign is powered by generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and sponsored by C&S Wholesale Grocers.

5,000 Students Will Spend Their Spring Break Working Alongside Habitat Homeowners in Local Communities

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ATLANTA, March 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ — More than 5,000 college and high school students will spend their spring break this year helping people in need of a decent and affordable place to call home. The students will travel to 35 U.S. states to help build homes and improve local communities through Habitat for Humanity’s alternative spring break program, Collegiate Challenge.

Handbook Helps Texas Homeless Youth Understand Legal Rights

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On March 2, 2017, The Texas Appleseed Board of Directors hosted a reception to honor Weatherford for the Company’s partnership in creating the Texas Homeless Youth Handbook.

In a joint pro bono effort, Weatherford, Texas Appleseed and Baker & McKenzie partnered to create a guide to help homeless youth better understand their legal rights, responsibilities and resources. Texas is the fourth state in the U.S. to have this particular resource, found at www.homelessyouth.org/texas.

Black Women and STEM: How Hidden Figures is Inspiring a New Generation

By: Gerri Mason Hall
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On February 26th movie fans all over the world tuned into the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, better known as the Oscars, where the best films of 2016 were honored. La La Land has received a record 14 Oscar nominations, but it’s another film and its story that is gathering much critical acclaim and popular following.

Tetra Tech’s 2016 STEM Program Results

Helping spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for students of all ages
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Building on its legacy of leading with science, in 2016 Tetra Tech launched its Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program to help shape the next generation of engineers and scientists. During our program’s first year, Tetra Tech employees around the world completed 60 STEM events.

Tetra Tech Supports Premiere of New Film—Dream Big: Engineering Our World

Helping spark an interest in engineering and promoting STEM education in Colorado and around the world
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On February 17, 2017, Dream Big: Engineering Our World, a new film that shows the far-reaching impacts of engineering, will premiere around the world. As part of a larger movement to address the call for increased Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) involvement from children from diverse backgrounds, this movie aims to bring engineering to the forefront of our culture.

As Seen on The Guardian: How to Help Young People Prepare for Careers in Sustainability

Want your children or students to be ready for the new kinds of jobs that are only now being invented? These four steps will help you help them get that dream green gig
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There’s a green shift happening in the workplace as sustainability- and conservation-focused jobs grow across all sectors. Pathways to these positions are constantly evolving, though, and it can be daunting for students to map out their career paths.

So the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is helping to educate and engage young people interested in sustainability jobs. Ahead of NWF’s EcoCareers Conference, here are four steps students can take to help get that dream green job.

Holland America Line Reaches Milestone of $5 Million Donated to Cancer Support Through 'On Deck' Programming

'On Deck' for a Cause invites guests to donate and walk in noncompetitive shipboard 5k
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SEATTLE, February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- In honor of World Cancer Day, Feb. 4, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date, the guests and employees of the company have raised more than $5 million for cancer support through "On Deck" programming that began in 2006. Currently the "On Deck" for a Cause program benefits six international cancer organizations located in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom.  

Boston Celtics Forward Kelly Olynyk Visited Students at Winthrop Middle School as part of the Launch of the “JetBlue Rookie Flight Crew”

26 students were challenged on how to learn to build a fully functioning model plane
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BOSTON, February 3, 2017 – Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk, mascot “Lucky” the Leprechaun and JetBlue crewmembers s visited students at Winthrop Middle School as part of the launch of the new aviation program, “JetBlue Rookie Flight Crew.”

“I had a great time building model airplanes with the students,” Boston Celtics Forward Kelly Olynyk said. “The students were excited to work on their aviation projects which was great! I can’t wait to see what their planes will look at the end of this program”.

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