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Health Fair Promotes Wellness, Fitness for Texas Community

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The Social and Health Research Center (SAHRC) of San Antonio, Texas recently hosted its third annual Youth and Family Health Fair. The free community event included fitness classes, health screenings, wellness classes, community resources, live entertainment, children’s activities, and food distribution from the San Antonio Food Bank.

The Diversity Research Institute Releases the 2022 Top 20 DRI Texas Fortune 1000 Companies Most Representative in the U.S.

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HOUSTON, September 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Diversity Research Institute (DRI) releases the 2022 Corporate Governance Report of Fortune 1000 Companies. This report assesses the executive and board demographics of 94 Fortune 1000 companies headquartered in the state of Texas. Companies are scored on a scale of 1-10 to assess their racial and gender demographics in relation to those in the United States. Those companies with the highest scores are named DRI Fortune 1000 Companies Most Representative of the United States.

Texas Diversity Council Hosts 18th Annual DiversityFIRST™ Leadership Awards, Recognizing Top Leaders in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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SAN ANTONIO, September 13, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Texas Diversity Council will host the 18th Annual Greater San Antonio DiversityFIRST™ Leadership Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at The Club at Sonterra. This year’s theme is “Leading with Purpose: The Impact of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion,” featuring Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, one of the nation’s most renowned professors, gifted writers, knowledgeable lecturers, and prominent media personalities. Ebony magazine cited Dr.

Quest Diagnostics to Provide K-12 School COVID-19 Testing in Collaboration with Ginkgo Bioworks to Support Safer Classroom Learning in Texas for New Statewide School Testing Program

Over 1,150 school districts in Texas can elect to participate in the testing program ResponsiveEd First Major School System to implement the Quest-Ginkgo solution
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SECAUCUS, N.J. and IRVING, Texas and BOSTON, October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX), the nation's leading provider of diagnostic information services, recently announced it has formed an agreement with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to provide COVID-19 Kindergarten through Senior (K-12) school testing services to support safer classroom learning throughout the state of Texas. Ginkgo Bioworks (NYSE: DNA), through its Concentric by Ginkgo program, will provide support services, such as online reporting and site staffing, for the program through its

Brands Lean-In on Values in Wake of Texas SB 8 Bill

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Over the years, we’ve seen more stakeholders demand companies participate in political conversations – some even calling companies the fourth branch of government. Our research confirms this trend with, 64 percent of Americans stating they believe businesses should speak out against government legislation if it doesn’t align with their company’s values.

Hydrogen Could Be America's Energy Future

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by Nicholaus Rohleder for Climate and Capital Media 

Clean burning hydrogen fuel is finally coming into its own, and it could shape the future of U.S. energy.

EarthX Environmental Justice – Houston

By Cata Hopkins
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According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 73 million Americans live within three miles of a hazardous pollution site that could be harming their local environment and their health.

Whole Kids Foundation Awards 2021 Young Entrepreneurs Pilot Grant

Nonprofit and Supplier Partners Invest $25,000 in Youth-led Roots for the Home Team
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AUSTIN, Texas, May 05, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that Minnesota-based Roots for the Home Team has been awarded the 2021 Young Entrepreneurs Pilot Grant worth $25,000. The grant is aimed at supporting youth-led business programs that are improving the way kids eat through gardening, plant-forward cooking or nutrition education.

Taking a Stand: American Advocates for LGBTQ Rights and Hate Crimes Legislation

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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ — American joined with dozens of other Texas-based companies today in an open letter to state lawmakers, making clear the airline supports the inclusion of LGBTQ people in nondiscrimination laws and opposes any effort to exclude the LGBTQ community from full civil rights protections under the law. The effort was led by Texas Competes, a coalition of businesses aligned on ensuring a fair and welcoming Texas for LGBTQ people.

Five Cities in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas Offer Free Financial Counseling to Residents in Need

Financial Empowerment Centers Across the Nation Already Have Served 116,000 Clients, Helping Them to Reduce $160 Million in Debt and Build $26 Million in Savings
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NEW YORK, March 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) announced the selection of five additional local governments to replicate the proven Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) model under its nationwide 

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