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Keep America Beautiful Opens Application for 2018–2019 National Youth Advisory Council

High School Students Invited to Apply Today
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., April 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit, is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 National Youth Advisory Council through June 8.

Teens Changing Driving Behavior: Finalists Announced in National Public Service Announcement Challenge

Public can vote online for People's Choice winner until April 24
Press Release

Silver Spring, MD, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  A short video message from teens to their peers to encourage safe driving habits might be all that is needed to avoid dangerous driving situations. That is the premise behind the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge, which drew more than 1,300 entries from students across the country.

Discovery Education Partnerships: Getting Students Ready to Learn

Partnerships with youth service organizations address students' health and safety needs
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Studies tell us that students perform better at school when they are physically and emotionally healthy. They miss fewer classes, are able to concentrate better on their schoolwork, are less likely to engage in antisocial or risky behavior and earn higher marks.

Nick International Highlights What #KidsCan Do With Nine Extraordinary Stories

by Stuart Winchester
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A 16-year-old girl in the United Arab Emirates organizes environmental clean-ups in more than 10 countries. A 13-year-old in the Philippines gives gifts and hygiene products to 10,000 street kids in his community. A 16-year-old who fled Syria starts a school for 200 children in his refugee camp.

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.

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