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Using the Power of Social Connections to ‘Do Good’ on #GivingTuesday

by Kimberly Bowman, Cisco Community Relations
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It is the start of the annual holiday season. In the United States, we have a day for getting deals (Black Friday), a day to support local businesses (Small Business Saturday), and a day to buy goodies while shopping online (Cyber Monday).

Then, we have #GivingTuesday — celebrated annually the first Tuesday after the Thanksgiving holiday — a day for “doing good” through the power of social media and collaboration. In its fifth year, #GivingTuesday is becoming a global phenomenon among philanthropists and techies alike.

#GivingSkills on #GivingTuesday

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#GivingTuesday is global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration taking place on Tuesday, November 29th. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.), #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

KeyBank Provides $9.6 Million to Ninth Permanent Supportive Housing Development in Cleveland

Emerald Alliance IX will provide 66 units to residents who have experienced chronic, long-term homelessness
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CLEVELAND, Ohio, October 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Today, KeyBank’s Community Development Lending & Investing group (CDLI) announced it will provide $9.6 million in the form of Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) equity to help finance Emerald Alliance IX in Cleveland, OH. Upon completion, the project will be renamed Inez Killingsworth Place and offer 66 units of permanent supportive housing plus supportive services to chronically homeless individuals making less than 30, 50 or 60 percent of the area median income.

The Personal is Professional: BSR Conference Brand Camp

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By Julia Robinson, Communications Manager, BSR

The internet nearly broke over a single tweet in June, when one presumptive U.S. presidential candidate urged another, “Delete your account” (employing a popular saying coined and used by Millennials and Generation Z to indicate disdain). The tweet now has more than 1 million interactions.

3 Rules I Needed to Know About the Internet as a Dad, According to my Children

By Brent Olson, Vice President of Public Policy, AT&T
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Being a father of two girls, ages 18 and 16, is one of the greatest joys of my life. Because of them, over the years, I have perfected bedtime stories, how to play imaginary characters, bad dad jokes and my ability to embarrass each of them in just seconds. Just like we always resist driving directions, I know many dads like myself claim that we don’t need help navigating the internet, but truth be told much of it is still mystery, especially when it comes to simply knowing this month’s favorite social media app, let alone how to actually use it.

Women in Technology: Changing the World for Good

Join Cisco's Live #CiscoChat on June 16, 10am to 11am PT
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The world is changing faster than ever. The Internet and mobile technology keep us connected in ways that have never been possible before, and those ways continue to grow and improve every day. As technology become more ubiquitous, how can it be used to change the world for the better?

That’s the topic of our latest #CiscoChat, Women in Technology: Changing the World for Good, on Wednesday, June 16th from 10am to 11am PT.

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

By: Jennifer Williamson
Blog

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 

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