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Natural Leaders Network Ramping up for Third Annual Legacy Camp

Event will focus on training young, diverse leaders in community leadership development and providing skills training for leading nature-based outings
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July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Natural Leaders Network, an initiative of the Children & Nature Network, is convening their Third Annual Legacy Camp, an intensive four-day retreat that trains young, diverse leaders (ages 18-29) in community leadership development and skills training for leading nature-based outings. The Natural Leaders Network supports these leaders as they return to create change in their communities and makes a commitment to investing in these leaders for a lifetime.

Voya Foundation Supports Teacher Excellence as Lead Sponsor of Annual Educators’ Conference

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July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), which has rebranded from ING U.S., served as lead sponsor of the second nationwide National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) conference, held July 9-12 in downtown Philadelphia. Hundreds of teachers, principals and school administrators gathered at the event to learn from one another about best practices, and to discuss challenges related to student success, teacher leadership, education policy and community relationships.

Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Creates Linked Network of Children’s Wellness Programming in Newark

Innovative Program Connects Services Delivering the Fundamentals Children Need for a Healthy Start
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NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley today announced Healthy Newark, an innovative philanthropic program connecting several local nonprofits, schools and hospitals to deliver a linked package of the building blocks to a healthy childhood.  Morgan Stanley will work with its local and national partners to help as many as 3,000 Newark, N.J., children and their families.

Tee Up for Keystone Human Services’ Golf Tournament

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Join Keystone Human Services for the annual Keystone Golf Tournament on September 22 at the Country Club of Harrisburg. The tournament includes a round of golf, raffles, contests, and dinner, and benefits Keystone Human Services’ children and family services, including Capital Area Head Start and Susquehanna Service Dogs.

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Join Keystone Human Services for the annual Keystone Golf Tournament on September 22 at the Country Club of Harrisburg. The tournament includes a round of golf, raffles, contests, and dinner, and benefits Keystone Human Services’ children and family services, including Capital Area Head Start and Susquehanna Service Dogs.

Anxious Children have Bigger “Fear Centers” in the Brain

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
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Philadelphia, PA, June 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The amygdala is a key “fear center” in the brain. Alterations in the development of the amygdala during childhood may have an important influence on the development of anxiety problems, reports a new study in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry.

Morgan Stanley Launches Healthy Cities – Innovative Integration of Health and Wellness Resources for Children

$1.5 Million Commitment in Three Cities, Starting in Chicago
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NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley today announced the launch of Healthy Cities, a philanthropy program designed to fuel innovation in coordinating the wellness, nutrition and play resources that can underpin a child’s healthy start in life. 

Corporations That Care, Part 3: The Tech Sector -The Minute

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The annual survey of corporate giving by the Chronicle of Philanthropy lists several tech corporations as among the most generous of all U.S. companies. The corporations that scored high donated between .02 percent of their pre-tax profit, recorded by IBM, and 1.4 percent, recorded by AT&T. AT&T donated $95 million to arts and culture, health, the United Way, education, and community development. Verizon gave $56 million for health and education issues and programs.

Science, Springtime and a Carnival... How could that not be fun?

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The Philadelphia Science Carnival was last weekend in Center City Philadelphia. In addition to sunshine and a lovely breeze, the carnival showcased science and technology in everyday life.

Child Rights and Business in Africa Featured at Second Global Event in Nairobi

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Nairobi, 12 May 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Children’s Rights and Business Principles marked two years of calling on businesses everywhere to respect and support children’s rights in the workplace, marketplace, community and environment. Since their 2012 release, the Principles have dramatically raised awareness of children and youth as critical stakeholders of business.

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