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Black Entrepreneurship Gets $2M Boost as Foundations and Media and Technology Company Invest in Miami-Based Center

Press Release

MIAMI, November 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Surdna Foundation and Comcast NBCUniversal announced today over $2 million in investments to support the Center for Black Innovation’s mission to increase Black entrepreneurship in Miami and throughout the nation.

Previously known as Code Fever Miami, the center will provide startup and investor education for Black tech entrepreneurs in cities across the nation. 

How the Center works

A Veterans' Request for Veterans Day: Hire a Hero | Opinion

By Anthony Biggs I Special to the USA TODAY NETWORK
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Following my years of service, I transitioned to an entry-level position in the telecommunications industry. Despite not having direct experience, the skills I learned in the military certainly helped get me where I am today. But I can tell you that it wasn’t always an easy transition. Veterans entering corporate America from the military need and deserve additional support to help them through.

Comcast NBCUniversal's Military-Ready Response to 2020

By Carol Eggert
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Today, our company begins its recognition of National Veterans and Military Families Month. November is a special time at Comcast NBCUniversal when we celebrate our commitment to building an inclusive workplace for military community employees while also taking extra care to show our gratitude to military customers and communities. 

Comcast Corporation Promotes Dalila Wilson-Scott to Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer

Comcast Corporation today announced it has promoted Dalila Wilson-Scott to Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast Corporation, reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian L. Roberts.
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PHILADELPHIA, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Effective today, Ms. Wilson-Scott will oversee all Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion activities for the corporation. She will also continue to lead the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation and the company’s community impact work.

Working Together to Build Stronger Communities

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At Comcast, we’re not afraid to tackle some of society’s toughest challenges. All year long, our passionate employees and incredible nonprofit partners collaborate to create opportunities for more individuals and communities to thrive. Together, we’re removing barriers to success so everyone can live up to his or her fullest potential.

As a new year begins, we reflect below on some of the people and partners from 2019 who illustrate the positive difference we continue to try to make in the lives of millions of people every day.

Comcast Announces Initiative With Dell Technologies to Help Close Digital Divide

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Companies to give thousands of free laptops to low-income students and seniors; Dell Technologies also to fund computer lab upgrades at nonprofits across the United States. In eight years, Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program has connected more than eight million people — from two million households — to the Internet at home, including 600,000 in Texas.

Press Release

Companies to give thousands of free laptops to low-income students and seniors; Dell Technologies also to fund computer lab upgrades at nonprofits across the United States. In eight years, Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program has connected more than eight million people — from two million households — to the Internet at home, including 600,000 in Texas.

Comcast Announces Largest Ever Expansion of Its Internet Essentials Program

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Three million newly eligible households include those with disabilities and seniors. In eight years, the program has now connected more than eight million people from two million households to the internet at home.

Press Release

Three million newly eligible households include those with disabilities and seniors. In eight years, the program has now connected more than eight million people from two million households to the internet at home.

Comcast NBCUniversal Named a LinkedIn Top Company for 2019

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April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Comcast NBCUniversal has been named to LinkedIn’s Top Companies list for a third-straight year. The list identifies 50 companies where Americans most want to work right now.

The annual ranking is calculated by analyzing actions taken by over half a billion LinkedIn users and weighs three main metrics – job applications, engagement and employee retention – at U.S. companies with over 500 employees.

Comcast NBCUniversal Honored as a Top Workplace for Diversity

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We’re delighted to announce that Comcast NBCUniversal has once again been named one of the top companies in America for workforce diversity by Fortune and the Great Place to Work Institute, a global people analytics and consulting firm. Yesterday, the magazine published its prestigious “Best Workplaces for Diversity” list placing Comcast NBCUniversal #2 in the nation.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrate My.Future Week With $1 Million Red Nose Day Grant

Red Nose Day joins efforts to prepare underserved youth to compete in today’s digital workforce
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ATLANTA, November 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Boys & Girls Clubs of America today announced a $1 million grant from Red Nose Day to expand digital literacy skills to thousands more youth nationwide through the My.Future digital literacy program. The announcement comes as Boys & Girls Clubs of America celebrates “My.Future Week” with activities highlighting the critical role of digital skills in today’s world.

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