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Get-IT Girls Go Hands-on with Technology

One of the most effective ways to inspire girls to pursue a STEM education and careers is to introduce them to professionals in the field
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A partnership between North American automaker FCA US LLC and the Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation (MCWT) is making sure that young women ‘GET-IT’, which stands for Girls Exploring Together Information Technology, an after-school team activity designed to encourage young girls to consider and ultimately pursue a career in information technology.

Inspiring Teen Puts a Spotlight on a Pervasive Trash Problem

National parks benefit from Georgia’s Plastic Pollution Awareness Day
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To raise public awareness about the trash problem at our parks and to better educate park visitors on how to lessen their environmental footprint, the National Parks Conservation Association is partnering with Subaru of America, Inc. and the National Park Service to reduce the amount of visitor-generated waste that national parks send to landfills at Denali, Grand Teton and Yosemite.

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To raise public awareness about the trash problem at our parks and to better educate park visitors on how to lessen their environmental footprint, the National Parks Conservation Association is partnering with Subaru of America, Inc. and the National Park Service to reduce the amount of visitor-generated waste that national parks send to landfills at Denali, Grand Teton and Yosemite.

Lifting Up Those Left Behind in L.A.’s Forgotten ZIP Codes

by Lisa Di Venuta
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Watts is a Los Angeles neighborhood with a legacy of poverty, racial tension and violence. It’s notorious for the Watts Riots, a nightmarish five-day 1965 clash set off by police brutality and intensified by poor race relations. Today, residents of Watts’ low-income housing projects are still hindered by the city’s lack of interest in rehabilitating and modernizing their neighborhood.

Keep America Beautiful Inicia Oficialmente El Vigésimo Aniversario de Great American Cleanup En El Primer Día de Primavera

Participe en la fiesta nacional #cleanYOURblock durante Great American Cleanup, el programa de mejora de la comunidad más grande de la nación
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Keep America Beautiful inaugura oficialmente el vigésimo aniversario de Great American Cleanup, el programa de mejora de la comunidad más grande de la nación, hoy, primer día de la primavera, con miles de eventos de limpieza, ecologización y embellecimiento en toda América durante la primavera, verano y otoño.

Keep America Beautiful Officially Kicks Off 20th Anniversary of Great American Cleanup on First Day of Spring

Participate in National #cleanYOURblock Party during Great American Cleanup, Nation’s Largest Community Improvement Program
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Keep America Beautiful is officially kicking off the 20th anniversary of the Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program, today -- the first day of spring -- with thousands of cleaning, greening and beautification events taking place across America through the spring, summer and fall.

Viacommunity Hosts a Screening of Selma in Honor of Black History Month

by Amanda Critelli
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On Feb. 21, 40 high school students from New York City and neighboring public schools made their way to Viacom’s Times Square headquarters to celebrate Black History Month with a screening of Paramount’s critically acclaimed Selma, a crucial film about the African-American experience.

Discovery Education Teams Up With LG Electronics USA to Launch 'Discover Your Happy' Program That Combats Youth Stress With Science-Based Happiness Curriculum

Celebrating the International Day of Happiness, 'Discover Your Happy' Virtual Field Trip to Expose Students and Educators to the Science Behind Happiness
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Silver Spring, Md. (Thursday, March 15, 2018) /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the International Day of Happiness, LG Electronics USA has teamed up with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, to launch Discover Your Happy – an exciting new program designed equip students nationwide with the skills for sustainable happiness. Studies assert that two out of three American teens are stressed and lack the tools needed to manage anxiety.

Deloitte Honored by Junior Achievement With Gold US President's Volunteer Service Award

Volunteers provided students with critical mentoring and positive role models
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NEW YORK, March 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Junior Achievement USA® (JA) announced that it will honor Deloitte with a gold level 2016-2017 U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award for providing at least 15,000 volunteer hours to local Junior Achievement offices during the 2016-2017 school year. The U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award will be presented to 57 organizations at an evening awards ceremony during the JA Volunteer Summit, presented by American Express Foundation, March 13, 2018 in New York. 

Stemming the Leak: 4 Ways to Encourage STEM in Your Middle Schooler

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Even though many Americans understand the importance of STEM education, children in the U.S. continue to lose interest in science, technology, engineering and math subjects at young ages.

Viacom to Support Courageous Youth Activists Who Have Had #Enough of Gun Violence

by Stuart Winchester
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In the weeks since a gunman claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, courageous young people have marched and raised their voices to demand action on gun violence in the United States. They have had #enough.

Viacom and its brands have a long history of supporting young people’s movements around the world, and today the company is extending that tradition by leveraging its substantial multi-platform footprint to support these extraordinary individuals and amplify the reach and impact of their activism.

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