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Comcast Commits to Investing $1 Billion Over Next 10 Years To Reach 50 Million Low-Income Americans With Tools and Resources To Succeed in Digital World

Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program Has Now Connected More Than 10 Million People Over the Past 10 Years
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PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2021, /3BL Media/ - On the 10th anniversary of its Internet Essentials program, Comcast today announced it would invest $1 billion over the next 10 years to help further close the digital divide and give even more low-income Americans the tools and resources they need to succeed in an increasingly digital world.

Comcast NBCUniversal Presents New 'Color of Freedom' Exhibit at Military Women's Memorial

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March 11, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Women of color have a rich legacy of strengthening the United States military and defending our country’s freedom, but their stories have gone largely untold.

To elevate servicewomen voices, Comcast NBCUniversal is honored to support the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation and the opening of its newest exhibit,"The Color of Freedom: Honoring the Diversity of America's Servicewomen."

An Update on our $100M Commitment

By Dalila Wilson-Scott
Blog

In so many ways, 2020 was a challenging year, one that pushed our society to its limits. And yet, it also provided us with an opportunity – really an obligation – to deepen and accelerate our commitment to equity, inclusion, and our communities. Collectively and individually, we had to confront hard truths and reconcile our role within them. We witnessed, and continue to witness, a watershed moment come to life and a recognition – rightly, a demand – for further action.

Echoing Green Announces $2.5 Million Commitment from Comcast NBCUniversal to Advance Racial Equity

Comcast’s investment in Echoing Green’s new $50M Racial Equity Philanthropic Fund provides significant support to over 500 social enterprises challenging racial inequity
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NEW YORK, February 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Echoing Green announced today a $2.5 million commitment from Comcast NBCUniversal to the organization’s $50M Racial Equity Philanthropic Fund. The investment marks the largest corporate contribution to the Fund to date. Echoing Green is a global nonprofit leading the way to enhance social innovation by finding, supporting, and connecting emerging social entrepreneurs.

Sky Zero's One Year Anniversary

By Jeremy Darroch
Blog

Fifteen years ago, Sky became the world’s first carbon neutral media company and today, we’re marking one year since we set our ambition to be net zero carbon by 2030.

Comcast NBCUniversal Wants to Help You 'Plan Your Vaccine,' Launches Nationwide Awareness Campaign and Website

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NEW YORK, February 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Comcast NBCUniversal announced the launch of Plan Your Vaccine, a nationwide awareness campaign, website and interactive tool that will provide the latest news and information about when and where people can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Comcast Provides Update on Decade-long Commitment to Digital Equity; Announces Plans to Accelerate Efforts in 2021

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PHILADELPHIA, February 10, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Comcast today made several announcements that build on its longstanding commitment to advancing digital equity, closing the digital divide, and addressing both digital literacy and the homework gap.

The new and expanded efforts are designed to help connect as many Americans to the Internet as possible and create new opportunities for underrepresented communities through the education, resources, and skills training they need to succeed in today’s digital economy.

Comcast RISE to Award $5 Million in Grants to Small Businesses

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NEW YORK, February 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Comcast today announced the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, providing $5 million dollars of grants to hundreds of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned, small businesses.

Comcast RISE Awards More Than 50 Small Black-Owned Chicago-Area Businesses with Marketing and Technology Resources

Multi-year program opens eligibility to small businesses owned by black, indigenous and people of color
Press Release

January 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Comcast today announced more than 50 Black-owned small businesses in the Chicago area have been selected among the first round of Comcast RISE award recipients. The Chicago-area recipients are among more than 700 businesses nationally that will receive consulting, media and creative production services from Effectv, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, or technology upgrades from Comcast Business, based on their specific needs.

Celebrating MLK Day Through Reflection, Recommitment and Volunteerism

Summary: 

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The recently announced NBCU Academy, a $6 million partnership with 12 universities and five community colleges, will work to invest in the future of journalism.
  2. Comcast is keeping customers connected by offering 60 days of free Internet service through Internet Essentials for eligible customers in low-income households and creating 1,000+ LIFT Zones for distance learning.
  3. Comcast is partnering with Mural Arts Philadelphia and City Year New York to paint and install murals focused on uplifting Black women by celebrating their achievements, contributions, and leadership.
Press Release

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The recently announced NBCU Academy, a $6 million partnership with 12 universities and five community colleges, will work to invest in the future of journalism.
  2. Comcast is keeping customers connected by offering 60 days of free Internet service through Internet Essentials for eligible customers in low-income households and creating 1,000+ LIFT Zones for distance learning.
  3. Comcast is partnering with Mural Arts Philadelphia and City Year New York to paint and install murals focused on uplifting Black women by celebrating their achievements, contributions, and leadership.

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