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Comcast NBCUniversal Presents New 'Color of Freedom' Exhibit at Military Women's Memorial

Press Release

March 11, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Women of color have a rich legacy of strengthening the United States military and defending our country’s freedom, but their stories have gone largely untold.

To elevate servicewomen voices, Comcast NBCUniversal is honored to support the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation and the opening of its newest exhibit,"The Color of Freedom: Honoring the Diversity of America's Servicewomen."

T‑Mobile Brings Ultra Capacity 5G to Miami U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital

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What’s the news: T-Mobile has deployed its super-fast Ultra Capacity 5G in and around the Miami VA Healthcare System — another milestone in its long-standing partnership with the VA to expand healthcare access to Veterans.

Why it matters: The future of healthcare is now! With 5G speeds, medical teams can improve critical telehealth services and provide more efficient care across the facility with instant wireless access to large amounts of patient information.

Who it’s for: Medical staff and veterans served by the VA.

Press Release

What’s the news: T-Mobile has deployed its super-fast Ultra Capacity 5G in and around the Miami VA Healthcare System — another milestone in its long-standing partnership with the VA to expand healthcare access to Veterans.

Why it matters: The future of healthcare is now! With 5G speeds, medical teams can improve critical telehealth services and provide more efficient care across the facility with instant wireless access to large amounts of patient information.

Who it’s for: Medical staff and veterans served by the VA.

Rockwell Automation's Academy of Advanced Manufacturing Graduate Jackson Henderson Featured on “Borne the Battle” Podcast

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U.S. Air Force veteran Jackson Henderson became an electrical maintenance technician at Owens Corning after 12 weeks of training at Rockwell Automation’s Academy of Advanced Manufacturing (AAM) program.

Rockwell Automation Earns Silver Status as a 2020 Vets Ready Employer in Wisconsin

Press Release

February 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rockwell Automation is proud to be honored as a 2020 Vets Ready Employer by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, earning a silver status.

Recognized organizations go above and beyond to support the veteran community. Applicants are rated on hiring practices, how they connect to the veteran community, and the support they provide to veterans in their workforce.

Executives Called to Flex JEDI IQ, Yet Again

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Just days into the new year and American executives are yet again being asked to flex and increase their justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) IQ. The events of the last two weeks have further solidified the need for corporate executives – and the companies they lead – to address the realities of serious and deeply rooted inequity, systemic racism and bias in the United States.

IWBI Launches Global Network of Advisors to Advance Health Equity Worldwide

Health Equity Advisory to further the goal of prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute today announced the launch of its new IWBI Health Equity Advisory to help accelerate its vision for everyone to have a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. The Advisory will work to identify, codify and scale strategies  that can be used by buildings, businesses and communities around the world to help achieve this vision.

The Advisory will be led by a global group of prestigious co-chairs representing diverse areas of expertise and perspectives, including:

Medtronic: Equity and Opportunity for All

2020 marked a year of new partnerships and practices aimed at addressing systemic inequities in hiring and talent management.
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Creating better experiences for patients and customers starts with our people. A number of partnerships launched in 2020 are providing new opportunities to address systemic inequities in hiring and talent management processes, and accelerate progress in advancing inclusion, diversity and equity.

Army Veteran Remembers His Brother in Arms by Involving Walmart in Wreaths Across America

By Matt Smith, Walmart Corporate Affairs
Blog

The holiday season is generally a time for celebration, but for many military families, it’s also a time of remembrance.

For Patrick Simmons, losing a brother in arms on 9/11 motivated him to help families and friends all over the country remember the fallen by supporting Wreaths Across America. Even though COVID-19 has made things a bit different this year, the charity is committed to laying wreaths, and Simmons is still leading the charge of Walmart’s support.

Invesco Recognizes International Human Rights Day

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In honor of International Human Rights Day (IHRD) on Dec. 10, Invesco hosted a virtual employee event with Adah Parris, a futurist, storyteller and cultural strategist, to share her perspective.

A polymath and enthusiastic curator of people, patterns and stories, Adah was recognized as one of the UK’s Top 100 Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Leaders in Technology in 2018. And in 2019, she was nominated by Google as one of the TED Talks Global Emerging Innovators.

Mohawk Industries honors veterans through Wreaths Across America Day participation

Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga., December 21, 2020 /3BL Media/—While many holiday traditions look different this year, Mohawk Industries is helping to ensure that one important tradition remains the same. 

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