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Comcast NBCUniversal, BUILD.org Partner on Digital Curriculum for Under-Resourced Students

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SAN FRANCISCO, September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - BUILD and Comcast NBCUniversal are introducing a new virtual digital curriculum to help teachers and out of school providers as students struggle to adapt to remote learning across the country.

Ambridge Area School District and Comcast Announce Partnership to Provide Free Internet Access to Students

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PITTSBURGH, September 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ambridge Area School District has partnered with Comcast to provide 13 months of high-speed internet access through Comcast’s Internet Essentials Partnership Program to eligible families served by the school district.

Bringing Healing and Justice to Portland's Black Community

By Cameron Whitten, Founder and CEO of Brown Hope
Blog

It’s been just over three months since George Floyd was murdered. When I first heard of his death,  I honestly didn’t expect much to happen. As a longtime Black Lives Matter activist, I anticipated the usual hashtags, maybe a rally or two, and plenty of thoughts and prayers. 

Instead, we’ve seen George’s 6-year-old daughter Gianna’s words come true. “Daddy changed the world.”

Comcast Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

By: Niorada Reyes, Xfinity Store Manager, Clackamas, OR
Blog

Latinx Culture is what makes me who I am.

My people’s achievements and history are all woven into the fabric of the United States. National Hispanic Heritage Month gives me, and everyone, the opportunity to celebrate it.

Beyond School Walls: Empowering the Potential of Tomorrow's Workforce Through Workplace Mentoring

Summary: 

Today’s release of the Big Brothers Big Sisters 2020 Beyond School Walls Report highlights the organization’s pioneering workplace mentoring program and underscores the importance of innovation to keep kids connected during these unprecedented times.

98% of youth enrolled in the Beyond School Walls program report improved grades and 95% report an increased sense of belonging and better relationships with their peers

Press Release

Today’s release of the Big Brothers Big Sisters 2020 Beyond School Walls Report highlights the organization’s pioneering workplace mentoring program and underscores the importance of innovation to keep kids connected during these unprecedented times.

98% of youth enrolled in the Beyond School Walls program report improved grades and 95% report an increased sense of belonging and better relationships with their peers

Comcast NBCUniversal Recognized on PEOPLE's '50 Companies that Care' List

Article

We are very pleased to announce that Comcast NBCUniversal today was named by PEOPLE Magazine as one of the top “50 Companies that Care,” placing 7th on the annual list. The distinguished honor by PEOPLE highlights the top US companies that demonstrate outstanding respect, care and concern for their employees, their communities, and the environment.

Comcast NBCUniversal Named the No. 1 Employer on Military Times' Best for Vets: Employers 2020 List

By Military & Veteran Affairs
Blog

We’re excited to announce that Comcast NBCUniversal has been recognized as the top employer for veterans by Military Times in its Best for Vets: Employers 2020 list.

This marks the fifth consecutive year of being honored on the list and the first time Comcast NBCUniversal was named at the top of the list. The rise to #1 is a reflection of our ongoing commitment to creating a military-friendly and military-ready environment for our employees.

Comcast Launches New Internet Essentials Programs as Nation Gears Up for the Academic Year

Summary: 

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The 'Internet Essentials Partnership Program' enables cities, school districts, and community-based organizations to connect large numbers of low-income students to the Internet to support distance learning.
  2. Internet Essentials will add the free xFi platform for parents to connect, protect, and monitor children’s devices and online activities.
  3. Comcast will continue to offer 60 days of free Internet service for new Internet Essentials customers.
Press Release

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The 'Internet Essentials Partnership Program' enables cities, school districts, and community-based organizations to connect large numbers of low-income students to the Internet to support distance learning.
  2. Internet Essentials will add the free xFi platform for parents to connect, protect, and monitor children’s devices and online activities.
  3. Comcast will continue to offer 60 days of free Internet service for new Internet Essentials customers.

How This Military Colonel, Executive and Mom of Three Is Managing During These Stressful Times

"I’m wearing more hats than ever," says Rebecca Gray, executive director of Military & Veteran Affairs at Comcast NBCUniversal. "And yet I feel like the disparate parts of my life have somehow become unified."
Article

By Rebecca Gray

I’ve always worn a lot of hats. I’m a senior officer in the Air National Guard. I’m an executive at Comcast. I’m a mom of three 15-year-old girls. I solo parent during the week while my husband works in another city.

All of those jobs have become more complicated in recent months, with both coronavirus and a national reckoning on race; I’m also the wife of a black man and the mother of three girls from China.

I’m wearing more hats than ever. And yet I feel like the disparate parts of my life have somehow become unified, for the first time.

Comcast Extends 60-Days of Free Internet Service to New Internet Essentials Customers

Summary: 

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. In March, Comcast announced that eligible new customers would receive 60 days of Internet Essentials service without charge as a way to help deal with the challenges of COVID-19.
  2. Comcast recently expanded Internet Essentials eligibility to include all low-income families, including seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.
  3. Since August 2011, Internet Essentials has connected more than two million low-income households to the Internet, serving approximately eight million people.
Press Release

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. In March, Comcast announced that eligible new customers would receive 60 days of Internet Essentials service without charge as a way to help deal with the challenges of COVID-19.
  2. Comcast recently expanded Internet Essentials eligibility to include all low-income families, including seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.
  3. Since August 2011, Internet Essentials has connected more than two million low-income households to the Internet, serving approximately eight million people.

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