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

Press Release

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.

Ten Years of Internet Essentials Partnerships & Millions of Connections

By Mary McLaughlin
Blog

Ten years ago, Comcast embarked on an ambitious journey to help bridge the digital divide. We launched Internet Essentials, our signature digital inclusion program, to help connect as many low-income families as possible to broadband Internet at home. In that time, Internet Essentials became the largest and most comprehensive program of its kind having connected millions of people to the Internet at home and teaching millions more critical digital literacy skills.

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

Press Release

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

Press Release

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 200 Black-Owned, Small Businesses Across Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware With Marketing and Technology Resources and Makeovers

Article

Independent small businesses are the backbone of our communities, and right now, more than ever, small businesses are hurting. This is especially true for Black-owned businesses, who have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic, according to a recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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

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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.

Minority Small Businesses in Utah Get Help From Comcast Amid Pandemic Economic Woes

Article

Three years ago, ManCave owner Marcus Johnson began his foray into entrepreneurism, opening a barbershop in Layton.

But COVID-19 struck, and small businesses like his in Utah and across the U.S. entered a fight for survival amid the coronavirus pandemic, which impacted minority-owned enterprises disproportionally.

Meet LaJoy

Multimedia with summary

Families everywhere are depending on an internet connection to learn and work from home. Since 2011, Internet Essentials has connected millions of families from low-income homes to low-cost, high-speed internet. Hear from customers about how the program has made an impact on their lives at a time when it matters most.

Comcast and Internet Essentials Partner to Help the Tejano Center Bridge the Digital Divide

Article

Recently, Comcast and Internet Essentials announced a partnership with the Tejano Center for Community Concerns to bring a WiFi-Connected “Lift Zone” to the campus to provide a safe space for families to participate in educational opportunities and the digital economy.

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