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Intelligence Will Win the War on Human Trafficking

Written by: Ruth Dearnley

STOP THE TRAFFIK (STT), an organization dedicated to ending human trafficking, believes that intelligence and analytics can help stop what has become the world’s fastest growing criminal industry.  On Citizen IBM, STT’s Chief Executive writes about how an IBM Impact Grant –combined with donations of an IBM SoftLayer Cloud-hosted database and IBM i2 analyst software licenses –is powering a new smartphone app that enables people to report incidences of human trafficking.

Ideas That Matter 2016 | ALL AMERICA: We See Changemakers Everywhere

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Ideas that Matter winner Felicidad is creating a print publication that will feature outstanding, inspirational stories about social innovators from all corners of the U.S., and from all groups, showcasing the changemaking energy in this country for Ashoka’s initiative All America.

To learn more about their project, please visit:

To learn more about Sappi North America's Ideas that Matter program, please visit:

2017 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships Now Open

Apply for a scholarship and be part of the 2017 Hunger Squad
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Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation recently recognized Ian McKenna, also known as The Giving Gardener, age 12, from Austin, TX for driving awareness and being a catalyst for eliminating hunger in his community. Ian created The Giving Garden. The program grows school and community gardens so children in need can take home fresh fruits and vegetables to their families. Ian’s amazing efforts earned him a 2016 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship as well as an additional $5000 grant for winning the Hunger Squad video competition.

1,000 Goddesses Gather on the National Mall in D.C. to Heal the Planet, 10/22

1,000 Goddesses Come to D.C. to Invoke Tibetan Prophesy for a Divinely Feminine Planetary Healing
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Just weeks before the Presidential election, 1000 Goddesses will gather this Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Washington, D.C. for a visionary wisdom and compassion gathering to transcend the politics of fear, greed and separation. This free event will take place on the National Mall at Constitution Gardens, just West of the Washington Monument from 11 am to 5:30 pm.

Arrow Electronics’ Netherlands Employees Support Maria Auxiliatrix Run

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VENLO, Netherlands, October 18, 2016/3BL Media/ – Employees from Arrow Electronics’ Venlo office volunteered their time last month to support the Maria Auxiliatrix Run (M.A.-Run), an annual two-day event that centers on giving back to individuals with disabilities. 

During the event, motorcycle riders partner with individuals with mental and physical disabilities to tour the Venlo streets. These teams are meant to remain the same each year, with many teams unchanged since the inception of the M.A.-Run in 1987. 

CSX Employees & Volunteers Host Day of Service in Philadelphia

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October 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - As a part of the company’s tour of volunteer service events across its network this fall, many CSX employees gave up their Saturday morning to volunteer at Cook-Wissahickon Elementary School in Philadelphia, Pa.  They were joined by the company’s national service partners City Year and Action for Healthy Kids, along with teachers, students and families from the school. 

Together, volunteers revitalized the basketball court, landscaped the outdoor area and added new benches, and gave the gym and cafeteria a new fresh painting.

Las Vegas Sands Visits with Teach for America Las Vegas Valley New Recruits

In just a few months, TeachForAmerica Las Vegas Valley teachers have learned what it takes to teach in Las Vegas.

Following a welcome dinner hosted by Las Vegas Sands, a group of teachers with Teach for America Las Vegas Valley have started a new school year at schools throughout the Las Vegas valley an

CSX CEO Announces Major Employee Support Action Following Hurricane Matthew

Encourages Employees to Match Donation and Support for Colleagues Impacted by the Storm
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Railroaders are often among the first to mobilize in response to a disaster, as the rail network provides a lifeline to affected communities. In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, CSX employees have gone back to work quickly with enhanced efforts to restore much-needed transportation services to quickly get customers and communities what they need.

Social Days at Daimler

Employees are showing initiative and are getting involved
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Daimler is using social projects as a team development possibility with increasing frequency. Instead of workshops in conference hotels employees are helping amongst others in homes of refugees or youth villages. Both partners benefit: urgent renovation work will be done and the employees are getting to know each other better.

Click here to read more about the different projects. 


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