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"Xploration Station" Earns Eight Daytime Emmy Nominations

Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, March 23, 2018  /3BL Media/ - The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, and the 

Good Sports, FOX Sports Supports and FOX Sports "Magnify" Series Team up to Bring Sports Equipment to Chicago Youth

21st Century Fox Will Match Every Donation to Good Sports Made Through www.goodsports.org/shotinthedark, Dollar-for-Dollar, Up to $25,000
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LOS ANGELES, March 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Good Sports has teamed up with FOX Sports Supports and FOX Sports Films’ MAGNIFY documentary “Shot in the Dark,” providing sports and fitness opportunities to the youth of Chicago. Supporters of the initiative can visit www.goodsports.org/shotinthedark to personally handpick sports equipment that will be directly donated by Good Sports to the youth programs in Chicago.

MENTOR: Summit Sponsor Spotlight — AT&T

By The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR)
Blog

As part of its signature philanthropic initiative, AT&T Aspire, AT&T connects employees with students to provide mentoring and help students discover their potential. Since 2012, AT&T employees invested more than 1.6 million hours to impact students across the country. We asked one of these employees, Neal Backsman, to share his experience as a mentor and how it has changed him.

Announcing Twitter Chat: “the Skills Mismatch: Approaching a Collective Strategy” With the Dow Chemical Company, Sap, Dreamoval Foundation, and Making Cents International

When & Where: Wed, 10/4 at 11 AM, ET on #GEFlive
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When: Wed, 10/4, 11 AM, ET Where: #GEFlive on Twitter 

The “skills mismatch” challenge is overwhelming. The proportion of youth that is both unemployed and without formal education or training has continued a steep upward trend since 2008. In spite of the swelling population of youth ready to begin their careers, thousands of employers are having a difficult time filling open positions. 

High-Level UN Dialogue on Harnessing Africa's Demographic Dividend

Press Release

New York, USA. September 22, 2017: Today, at the United Nations, His Excellency Prof. Alpha Condé, President of Guinea and Chairperson of the African Union, convened a high-level meeting to strengthen the partnership with the private sector and discuss opportunities created by Africa’s demographic change. Bringing together African leaders, CEOs and other development partners, the event explored how smart investments in health, empowerment, education and employment can reduce vulnerability and support young people to reach their full potential.

LA Galaxy to Partner with Los Angeles Police Department to Host Youth Community Clinic at 109th Street Recreation Center

AEG’s LA Galaxy to host free soccer clinic on Saturday, Aug. 26 as part of the team’s ongoing Community Clinic Series
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As part of AEG’s LA Galaxy Community Clinic Series, LA Galaxy coaches will provide free soccer lessons and lead local youth through soccer drills and scrimmages alongside Los Angeles Police Department Southeast division officers at the 109th Street Recreation Center on Saturday, Aug. 26. Youth to participate in the clinic have been invited by the LAPD Southeast division.

The Key to Fighting Chronic Disease in South-East Asia: Young People

More than half the ASEAN region’s 630 million people are under age 30. Harald Nusser, Head of Novartis Social Business, says that to fight the rise of chronic disease in South East Asia we need to inform its youth on the importance of healthy lifestyles.
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GOJO Blog: Go Out and Play

By Samantha Williams, Director of Public Relations, GOJO Industries
Blog

Spring has finally - fingers crossed - sprung! And with the warmer temperatures, many of us are jumping at the chance to get outside to play. Spring is a time for hands-on fun from picnics to going to the playground to bike rides.

As moms and dads, we know kids like to explore their world hands-on. It's just their nature. And that is why spring is the perfect time for us to celebrate a child’s curiosity and sense of discovery. It’s a time for us to let kids be kids.

Northern Trust Observes Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

By: Nancy Nauheimer, Northern Trust Senior Vice President and Wealth Advisor, Chicagoland BLN Board Chair
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In observance of this day, Chicagoland Business Leadership Network (CBLN) member Northern Trust hosted a series of educational events and fun-filled activities in its downtown offices for its employees and their children.

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