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To Thrive in Tomorrow’s Economy, Businesses Must Engage Gen Z Now

By: Jennifer Williamson

For a long time the primary focus of marketers has been on reaching Millennials.  But, to get ahead of current trends, companies need to turn their attention to the next generation on the horizon—Generation Z (Gen Z).  Although Gen Z is relatively young – Demographers place its beginning anywhere from the early ’90s to the mid-2000s according to a 2015 article in the New York Times, they already have nearly 

Bedford High Seniors Win Environmental Scholarship

By Mike Carraggi

Bedford High seniors Trenton Sanders and Avery Kaplan are this year's recipients of the 2016 Environmental Scholarship.

The scholarship is sponsored by the Department of Public Works and Republic Services...

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Diving Into Coding: A Summer Well Spent

By Laura Lai, Sr. Program Manager, Philanthropy

While many of us look to summer as a time to take a break and slow down, young women across the country are doing just the opposite.  Over 1,500 girls across the country will spend their summer challenging their minds and gearing up for jobs of the future with Girls Who Code, a national non-profit that seeks to inspire, educate and equip girls with technical skills for the 21st century.

Ghetto Film School's Teen Filmmakers Have Their Scripts Read by Hollywood Stars at Fundraiser Co-hosted by James Murdoch and Brett Ratner


A cast of Hollywood actors including Max Greenfield ("New Girl"), Grace Gealey ("Empire"), Dascha Polanco ("Joy") and others gathered at the legendary Hilhaven Lodge in Beverly Hills to perform two short-film scripts written by the teenage students from Ghetto Film School. The May 25 table reading event, co-hosted by 21st Century Fox CEO and GFS board member James Murdoch, served as both a celebration of and a fundraiser for the organization, which teaches filmmaking to young people from communities traditionally underrepresented in Hollywood.

Kids Learn About STEM from the Environment

GM/NWF collaboration reaches thousands of students

More than 4,000 kids are participating in a new environmental education initiative that’s helping them learn about STEM subjects through a green lens.

GM Eco-Green is a collaboration among the National Wildlife Federation and General Motors’ dealers, suppliers and non-manufacturing facilities across the U.S. The place-based, hands-on program exposes students to STEM career paths while encouraging them to become effective future leaders, problem solvers and environmental stewards.

Toyota Rewards Academic Excellence in STEM-Related Fields

Scholarships Granted to 22 Asian Pacific Islander (API) Students
Press Release
TORRANCE, Calif. , May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ –  In celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, Toyota is pleased to announce that it awarded scholarships to 22 Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) students for post-secondary education in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Two Weeks Left to Register for Youth Education Roundtable in Boston

On June 2, join business leaders at PwC for free roundtable focused on the nexus between STEM and sustainability.

BOSTON, May 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today’s business leaders are redefining business success by how their companies work and impact society, driving the need for a deeper understanding of the relationship between environmental, educational and economic demands. 

Sodexo Reveals The 20ish Under 20ish Hunger Squad For 2016

$629,000 in Scholarships and Grants Have Been Distributed by the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation to Honor Hunger Fighters Ages 5 to 25
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced the 20ish under 20ish Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholars for 2016, featuring members of the zero hunger generation who are leveraging their remarkable and unique powers to combat hunger and positively impact their communities across America. The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation has provided $629,000 in scholarships and grants since 2007.

GM and NWF Partner to Enhance Sustainability Education

Launches Eco-Schools USA collaboration with GM dealers, employees and suppliers
Press Release

DETROIT, May 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – General Motors and the National Wildlife Federation are partnering to increase environmental education in schools. The new GM Eco-Green program will connect NWF’s network of over 3,700 participating Eco-Schools with local GM non-manufacturing facilities, dealers and suppliers. GM Eco-Green is NWF’s first large corporate-sponsored environmental outreach program, reaching thousands of students through community-based sustainability activities.

Samsung and U.S. Government Officials Celebrate Students, Winners of National STEM Competition

Winners of the 2016 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – Hailing from California, Colorado, Missouri, New York and Virginia – Are Recognized for Their Work to Make a Difference in Their Local Communities
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – A solar-powered charging station for electric cars, a smartwatch app for pedestrian safety and prosthetic devices for veterans were among the winning projects of this year’s Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. Students from the public schools named National Winners earlier this month were honored at an annual awards luncheon attended by congressional leaders.


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