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Gilead Supports Future Leaders During Week of Service

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Today, our Week of Service volunteers performed maintenance and landscaping duties with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland. Together, we can help Oakland’s youth grow into future leaders and positive forces in our society. Learn more about their work to support the innovators of tomorrow: http://bit.ly/2IFQoHb.

GreenBiz Group Announces First-ever Conference on the Business of Carbon Removal

VERGE Carbon slated for October 22-24 in Oakland
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OAKLAND, Calif., March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - VERGE Carbon, the first-ever conference on the business opportunities in reversing climate change, will join three concurrent events as part of the VERGE 19 conference and expo, at the Oakland Convention Center, Oct. 22-24.

The event focuses on carbon removal, the technologies and practices that result in drawing down carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, and sequestering them in the soil, underground and in a wide range of innovative products and materials.

Fair Trade USA Expands Leadership Team and Invests in the Future With Key C-Suite Hires, New Board Chairman

New leadership positions organization for significant growth to reach and empower even more farmers and workers around the globe.
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OAKLAND, Calif., July 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ Fair Trade USA, the award-winning social enterprise and leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, welcomes Mark Gunton as Chief Operating Officer, Nancy Girouard as Chief Financial Officer, Anna Banks as Chief Marketing Officer and James White as Chairman of the Board.  These new hires underscore the organization’s commitment to foster a culture of innovation, drive efficient operations and expand impact on farmers and workers around the world.

JetBlue’s Soar with Reading Initiative to Provide 100,000 Free Books to Children in San Francisco and Oakland Area Book Deserts

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-- JetBlue Invites Customers, Crewmembers and the Local Community to #BookWithUs by Voting for an Additional JetBlue City to Win $25,000 Worth of Books and a Reading Room Makeover for a Local Community Organization --

-- Soar with Reading Welcomes Celebrity Ambassadors, TV Personalities and Dancers/Choreographers Stephen "tWitch" Boss and Allison Holker, Along With ‘Fun Jungle’ Series Author Stu Gibbs --

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-- JetBlue Invites Customers, Crewmembers and the Local Community to #BookWithUs by Voting for an Additional JetBlue City to Win $25,000 Worth of Books and a Reading Room Makeover for a Local Community Organization --

-- Soar with Reading Welcomes Celebrity Ambassadors, TV Personalities and Dancers/Choreographers Stephen "tWitch" Boss and Allison Holker, Along With ‘Fun Jungle’ Series Author Stu Gibbs --

Epsilon Partners with OakLuv to Make the Holidays Brighter

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Making the holiday season a little brighter, associates in San Francisco from Alliance Data’s Epsilon business, partnered with OakLuv, a nonprofit organization based in Oakland, Calif., to fulfill Christmas lists for families in Oakland. Not only does the organization purchase gifts from the families’ Christmas lists, they also provide these families with clothes and food.

9 Reasons to Attend the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit

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In December 2015, CSR professionals, employee engagement enthusiasts, VolunteerMatch clients, and national nonprofits will come together at the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit. If you haven’t registered yet, or you’re on the fence about attending, here are 9 reasons you

Players Trust Ends Summer of ‘15 on a High Note

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It was a banner summer for the Players Trust programs that engage kids in their communities when school is out.

Buses for Baseball brought underserved kids to the ballpark, through City Clinics players helped inner-city kids learn the game, Action Teams partnered with players to serve their communities and Operation Backpack ensured that some of the neediest children will have sufficient school supplies when they return to the classroom.

Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Provides Children in Newark and Oakland With Over 1,000 Health Screenings and 307,000 Pounds of Nutritious Food

Two New Playgrounds Constructed Today Will Provide 1,400 Children With Safe Play Area
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NEW YORK, June 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the construction of two new playgrounds in Newark, NJ, and Oakland, CA, as part of its Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities initiative.  Over the past year, this innovative program has linked local nonprofit organizations that provide crucial wellness, nutrition and play services to give kids a healthy start in life.

Community College Degrees Offered at Oakland's Skyline High School

By Doug Oakley
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BERKELEY -- Skyline High School students in Oakland will have the chance to earn an associate of arts degree at Berkeley City College before they graduate high school under a new program starting in the fall, school officials announced Tuesday.

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Interview with Don Colvin, U.S. VP of facilities at FedEx Express
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Read a recent interview with Don Colvin, U.S. VP of facilities at FedEx Express, and hear what it takes to sustainably manage 52 million square feet of space. 

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Read a recent interview with Don Colvin, U.S. VP of facilities at FedEx Express, and hear what it takes to sustainably manage 52 million square feet of space. 

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