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Domestic Violence Survivors Step Forward to Spur Public Action

New Allstate Foundation video series shines light on signs of financial abuse ahead of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 26, 2019 /3BL Media/– Terera[i] was two months pregnant before she realized she was being financially abused.

She was the one who paid the bills, but her husband would often physically block her from going to work. When she had the baby early and took a longer-than-expected maternity leave, she was forced to use her retirement savings to pay the family’s rent. With her husband unwilling to get a job, she had to apply for public assistance. But even then, her husband withheld critical information Terera needed to get financial help.

The Allstate Foundation and Serena Williams Shine a Spotlight on a Dangerous and Often Overlooked Form of Domestic Violence

Provocative campaign aims to raise awareness of financial abuse and promote a national dialogue around a ‘taboo’ topic
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The signs of financial abuse are often invisible, from extreme restrictions on spending to blocked access to bank accounts or ruined credit. Nearly 50% of Americans are unaware that financial abuse is a form of domestic violence, and nearly one-third find the topic of domestic violence taboo – up 10% since 2014 – according to a 2018 national survey[1] by The Allstate Foundation.

New National Research Shows Most U.S. Students Feel Unprepared Without Social and Emotional Skills

Findings underscore link between social and emotional learning and academic performance
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CHICAGO, November 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Released today, a report titled Respected: Perspectives of Youth on High School & Social and Emotional Learning, shows that more than three-quarters (77 percent) of recent high school students believe their schools could have done a better job of helping students develop key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills, which are particularly needed at this time of national division, rising violence, anxiety and historic levels of mistrust. It also shows the U.S.

The Allstate Foundation Funds $45 Million Effort to Empower Youth and Achieve Critical Mass

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Foundation today announced a five-year, $45 million commitment to empower millions of youth to build social and emotional learning skills like resilience, self-awareness and conflict resolution. “Empowering young people by harnessing their talents and passions will build a better world,” said Allstate Chairman, President and CEO Tom Wilson.

The Allstate Foundation Encourages Youth Empowerment with Good Starts Young Program

by Jan Lee
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Mary-Pat Hector was 13 years old when she decided she had to do something to stop the gun violence that was riddling her Atlanta, Georgia neighborhood.

The Allstate Foundation Debuts Public Service Announcement Featuring Serena Williams to Urge Action to End Domestic Abuse

Video release marks start of the fifth annual Allstate Foundation Purple Purse® Challenge to benefit domestic violence survivors
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., October 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Foundation, today debuted a public service announcement featuring tennis champion, philanthropist and Allstate Foundation Purple Purse program ambassador Serena Williams. Titled “Invisible Weapon,” the new video aims to bring awareness to financial abuse, a controlling tactic frequently used by domestic violence abusers and one of the primary reasons victims stay in or return to abusive relationships.

Allstate Foundation Nonprofit Leadership Center Offers Free Leadership Development Education to Nonprofit Employees

Created with the Kellogg School Center for Nonprofit Management, the program helps strengthen communities
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Foundation announced today the expansion of The Allstate Foundation Nonprofit Leadership Center, an online and in-person nonprofit leadership development program offering free curriculum for all nonprofit professionals. The curriculum, developed by the Kellogg School Center for Nonprofit Management at Northwestern University, covers topics including leadership, management and stakeholder engagement.

Allstate Foundation Awards $1.25 Million to Programs to Empower Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse Victims

Funds provide domestic violence survivors with vital financial empowerment tools to help them break free from abusive relationships
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Foundation announced today it is awarding $1.25 million in Moving Ahead grants to state domestic violence coalitions under its Purple Purse® initiative. The grants will enable the coalitions to provide financial empowerment resources for nearly 500,000 domestic violence survivors to help them break free from abuse.

Allstate Foundation Purple Purse and Serena Williams Launch National Street Art Campaign to Make Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse Visible

Murals across the country to spotlight an issue too often hidden in plain sight
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Allstate Foundation Purple Purse, together with program ambassador and tennis champion Serena Williams, today announced a national street art campaign to educate the public about domestic violence and make the invisible weapon of financial abuse visible to all.

Allstate Recognized As One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the U.S.

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Allstate Insurance Company announced today that it was named an honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The award recognizes Allstate as one of the most community-minded companies in the United States.

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