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ING U.S. Welcomes ‘Fierce Financial Ladies’ To Windsor, Conn.

Young girls connect with real-world professionals
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You may be wondering, who are the Fierce Financial Ladies? They are the girls participating in the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge from the Girls Inc. of Holyoke, Mass., affiliate.

100 Best Communities for Young People Application Drive Seeks Communities with Successful Dropout Prevention and Youth Programs

America’s Promise Alliance and the Voya Foundation National Program Will Recognize 100 Communities that Best Help Youth Stay in School
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America’s Promise Alliance and the Voya Foundation announce the call for submissions for this year’s 100 Best Communities for Young People competition. The 100 Best program recognizes communities that are doing outstanding and innovative work to help reduce high school dropout rates and provide their youth with outstanding places to live, learn and grow. Completed applications are due on or before May 17, 2012. Applications and additional information can be found at www.americaspromise.org/100best.

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America’s Promise Alliance and the Voya Foundation announce the call for submissions for this year’s 100 Best Communities for Young People competition. The 100 Best program recognizes communities that are doing outstanding and innovative work to help reduce high school dropout rates and provide their youth with outstanding places to live, learn and grow. Completed applications are due on or before May 17, 2012. Applications and additional information can be found at www.americaspromise.org/100best.

An Outside View: Communications Empowering Colombian Youth

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PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) and Fundación Social have partnered to launch four new Entertainment-Education (E-E) initiatives to promote youth participation in the design of community development plans throughout Colombia.  Entertainment-Education is the purposeful incorporation of educational content into entertaining media to simultaneously inform and amuse audiences. 

The initiative specifically targets nearly 100,000 youth in four regions of Colombia – Bogotá, Ibagué, Pasto and Union and Barbosa – all of which have been identified by Fundación Social as high priority areas.   The total population of these four regions is more than 2.2 million people. The program will use a variety of media to give legitimacy to youth cultural expressions in their communities; encourage youth participation in community development planning; and promote peaceful co-existence for citizen.

The program officially launched during a workshop from April 4th to 9th in Colombia.  Below, Media Impact Partnership Officer, Sylvia Torres, shares her thoughts on the workshop.

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PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) and Fundación Social have partnered to launch four new Entertainment-Education (E-E) initiatives to promote youth participation in the design of community development plans throughout Colombia.  Entertainment-Education is the purposeful incorporation of educational content into entertaining media to simultaneously inform and amuse audiences. 

The initiative specifically targets nearly 100,000 youth in four regions of Colombia – Bogotá, Ibagué, Pasto and Union and Barbosa – all of which have been identified by Fundación Social as high priority areas.   The total population of these four regions is more than 2.2 million people. The program will use a variety of media to give legitimacy to youth cultural expressions in their communities; encourage youth participation in community development planning; and promote peaceful co-existence for citizen.

The program officially launched during a workshop from April 4th to 9th in Colombia.  Below, Media Impact Partnership Officer, Sylvia Torres, shares her thoughts on the workshop.

Volcom Sponsored L.E.A.F. Contest Announces 2011 Top 15 Finalists

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 21, 2011 - This past weekend, Volcom was on hand with Ana Rothwell, the founder of the Leaders of Environmental Action Films (L.E.A.F.), to present and screen the 2011 Top 15 selections at the Newport Bay Conservancy's Earth Day Celebration. This is the second year that the event, located at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center at the Upper Newport Back Bay, has hosted Volcom and L.E.A.F. partners.
 

Volcom Sponsored L.E.A.F. Contest Announces 2011 Top 15 Finalists

The Top 15 selections for this year's Leaders of Environmental Action Films contest have been announced and posted.
Summary: 

This past weekend, Volcom was on hand with Ana Rothwell, the founder of the Leaders of Environmental Action Films (L.E.A.F.), to present and screen the 2011 Top 15 selections at the Newport Bay Conservancy's Earth Day Celebration. This is the second year that the event, located at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center at the Upper Newport Back Bay, has hosted Volcom and L.E.A.F. partners and this year

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This past weekend, Volcom was on hand with Ana Rothwell, the founder of the Leaders of Environmental Action Films (L.E.A.F.), to present and screen the 2011 Top 15 selections at the Newport Bay Conservancy's Earth Day Celebration. This is the second year that the event, located at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center at the Upper Newport Back Bay, has hosted Volcom and L.E.A.F. partners and this year

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