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Digital Literacy Unlocks Opportunity for All

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For many of us, making connections or finding information online is second nature. But for others, navigating the internet is a small triumph that can lead to life-changing independence. It’s the spark that can ignite a new passion and open doors to future career paths.

The keys that unlock these life-changing moments? Digital literacy and access to technology — two areas of strategic investment at Comcast NBCUniversal that empower people and create opportunities for those who need it most.

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Bridging the Digital Divide

How afterschool time can generate content creators
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by Edwin Link

It’s important to frame best practices for afterschool providers in terms of engagement and participation in the world, not simply proficiency with computers and the Internet. It’s not about having a laptop or a smart phone, it’s about using the laptop or smartphone to translate a child’s worldview into content. It’s about giving them the creative space to digitally develop a voice. Here are a few examples:

100 Days to Comcast Cares Day

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At Comcast NBCUniversal, making a positive impact in the communities where our employees live and work is a core value that we embrace all year long.

Meeting the Needs of Teens with My.Future

By Jim Clark, President and CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
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In today’s digital world, new technologies and social sharing platforms are abound. Studies show that more than 90% of youth, especially teens, engage in some sort of social media activity daily. Now, Boys & Girls Clubs join this virtual space with a dynamic digital experience that’s more powerful than that of any other youth-based organization in the country.

Tupperware Celebrates Extraordinary Youth

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Tupperware Brands has a long history of supporting youth at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Canada. Here, the crème de la crème (Youths of the Year) share their achievements with over 3,000 Tupperware independent Sales Force Members. Arianna Montrose, Lauren McQuaid and Jayla Bradley are celebrated and recognized at the annual Tupperware Jubilee Sales Conference in Orlando, Florida.  

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My Olympic Adventure in Rio

By Whitney Stewart, Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s 2015-16 National Youth of the Year
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I can’t believe it has been over a week since we landed back in the states after an epic trip abroad for the Olympics. I mean, talk about a major pinch-me moment! I feel so blessed and so honored that I was given the chance to represent nearly 4 million Boys & Girls Club youth in Rio, thanks to Comcast and NBC Sports Champions, the pro-social initiative of NBC Sports Group.

Going Behind-the-Scenes at the Rio Olympics

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Chris Froome wins record third Tour de France as Team Sky continues to inspire

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With Chris Froome's record-breaking win at the final stage of the Tour de France on July 24, 21st Century Fox-sponsored Team Sky once again delivered on its reputation as the U.K.'s premier professional cycling team. Froome, who led his nearest competitor, Peter Sagan, by four minutes and five seconds, became the first Briton in history to win the race three times, and he took the opportunity during his acceptance speech to emphasize the teamwork for which Team Sky is so well known.

Countdown To Comcast Cares Day: 100 Days

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In 100 days, Comcast NBCUniversal will celebrate its 15th annual Comcast Cares Day, the culmination of the company’s year-round commitment to improving communities through service.

To begin the countdown, take a look back at five ways Comcast Cares Day volunteers made change happen last year:

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