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Viacom President and CEO Bob Bakish Signs Open Letter From Leaders of American Industry Defending Dreamers

by Lisa Di Venuta
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In 2012, the Obama administration passed a new policy called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA, sometimes called the “Dreamers” program, protects eligible young immigrants from being deported. The “Dreamers” are kids who emigrated to the U.S. with their parents. Many moved here as young children or infants, and some did not even know they were not Americans until later in life.

CMT to Air Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon On September 12

by Lisa Di Venuta
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In the wake of one of the most devastating storms in U.S. history, CMT will air the Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief telethon on Sept. 12.

“Silence is overrated,” tweeted the network. “Sometimes, music is the only thing that can get your mind off everything else.”

The hour-long special aims to do just that—use music as a way to bring peace of mind to those affected by the hurricane.

5 Questions With VH1 Save the Music’s Henry Donahue

by David Augustyn
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Over the last 20 years, the VH1 Save The Music Foundation has provided millions of dollars in funding to music education programs at more than 2,000 public schools across the U.S.

Viacom Again Lands on Indeed.com’s List of Best Fortune 500 Companies to Work For

by Stuart Winchester, Viacom
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Over the past several years, Viacom’s towering Times Square headquarters has undergone a series of significant renovations.

MTV Presents “An Inconvenient Special” Town Hall on Climate Change, Hosted by Former Vice President Al Gore

Special to also feature Fat Joe and Steve Aoki Wednesday, August 2nd at 7:30PM ET/PT
Press Release

NEW YORK, August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – MTV will present, “An Inconvenient Special,” a town hall forum to amplify young people’s voices on the topic of climate change on Wednesday, August 2nd at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT.

Helping Immigration, Child Services, Hunger and Homelessness – Viacom, Catchafire Celebrate another Successful Year Collaborating

by Chelsea Alexander
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This spring, Viacom teams collaborated with nonprofit organizations from across the country and donated their time and skills through Talent for Good, Viacom’s skills-based volunteering program.

Pledge to Be Inconvenient

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A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy.

MTV Staying Alive Foundation’s Award-Winning International Drama Series “MTV Shuga” to Expand to Nigeria, India and Egypt with Localized Formats by 2020

“MTV Shuga” returns to Nigeria for its 6th and 7th seasons with focus on family planning and contraception
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LONDON, July 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today at the Family Planning 2020 summit in London, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced it plans to expand MTV Shuga, the award-winning drama series from MTV International and MTV Staying Alive Foundation, with two new localized versions in India and Egypt by 2020.  The new campaign in India will mark the first time the series has been created for a region outside of Sub-Saharan Africa.  Additionally, the show will return to Nigeria for two additional seasons

Creating Reel, Impactful Films with Viacom and Reel Works

by Emily Flynn
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Any professional filmmaker will tell you that creating original films is a challenging process that requires great effort and skill. One may assume, therefore, that young high school filmmakers would find it an enormous challenge to produce quality, original work.

The Path to Overcoming Unconscious Bias

Viacom and #SeeHer reflect on the campaign to change perceptions of women in advertising and media
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