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Comcast to Award $1 Million to 100 Black, Indigenous and People of Color-Owned Small Businesses Across Greater Atlanta

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92 Additional Businesses to Receive a Technology Makeover or Marketing Services

Nationally, Comcast RISE to support 13,000 small businesses owned by people of color, which includes Hispanic and Asian American owned businesses, by 2022.

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92 Additional Businesses to Receive a Technology Makeover or Marketing Services

Nationally, Comcast RISE to support 13,000 small businesses owned by people of color, which includes Hispanic and Asian American owned businesses, by 2022.

Saluting the Women of the Civil Rights Movement

Written by Ashley Parrish
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“Everything was segregated. … ‘Know your place and stay in it.’ Black children were taught that early in life. The world is not the same — it’s not equal for all people.”

Comcast Commits to Investing $1 Billion Over Next 10 Years To Reach 50 Million Low-Income Americans With Tools and Resources To Succeed in Digital World

Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program Has Now Connected More Than 10 Million People Over the Past 10 Years
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PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2021, /3BL Media/ - On the 10th anniversary of its Internet Essentials program, Comcast today announced it would invest $1 billion over the next 10 years to help further close the digital divide and give even more low-income Americans the tools and resources they need to succeed in an increasingly digital world.

Comcast Builds on Longstanding Commitment to Olympic and Paralympic Movement With Team USA Partnership and New LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games Founding Partnership

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PHILADELPHIA and LOS ANGELES, March 23, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Today, Comcast announced it has expanded its longstanding commitment to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, extending its partnership with Team USA through 2028 and unveiling a founding partnership with the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Siebert Williams Shank Affiliated Clear Vision Impact Fund Announces Its First Closing With Support of Several of the Nation's Largest Corporations

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NEW YORK, March 17, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Clear Vision obtained capital commitments of more than $100 million of the planned $250 million impact loan fund. The fund plans to commence making loans to support small businesses that employ, train, and serve minorities and underserved communities nationally.

Comcast NBCUniversal Presents New 'Color of Freedom' Exhibit at Military Women's Memorial

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March 11, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Women of color have a rich legacy of strengthening the United States military and defending our country’s freedom, but their stories have gone largely untold.

To elevate servicewomen voices, Comcast NBCUniversal is honored to support the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation and the opening of its newest exhibit,"The Color of Freedom: Honoring the Diversity of America's Servicewomen."

Echoing Green Announces $2.5 Million Commitment from Comcast NBCUniversal to Advance Racial Equity

Comcast’s investment in Echoing Green’s new $50M Racial Equity Philanthropic Fund provides significant support to over 500 social enterprises challenging racial inequity
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NEW YORK, February 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Echoing Green announced today a $2.5 million commitment from Comcast NBCUniversal to the organization’s $50M Racial Equity Philanthropic Fund. The investment marks the largest corporate contribution to the Fund to date. Echoing Green is a global nonprofit leading the way to enhance social innovation by finding, supporting, and connecting emerging social entrepreneurs.

Comcast NBCUniversal Wants to Help You 'Plan Your Vaccine,' Launches Nationwide Awareness Campaign and Website

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NEW YORK, February 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Comcast NBCUniversal announced the launch of Plan Your Vaccine, a nationwide awareness campaign, website and interactive tool that will provide the latest news and information about when and where people can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Ten Years of Internet Essentials Partnerships & Millions of Connections

By Mary McLaughlin
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Ten years ago, Comcast embarked on an ambitious journey to help bridge the digital divide. We launched Internet Essentials, our signature digital inclusion program, to help connect as many low-income families as possible to broadband Internet at home. In that time, Internet Essentials became the largest and most comprehensive program of its kind having connected millions of people to the Internet at home and teaching millions more critical digital literacy skills.

Comcast Provides Update on Decade-long Commitment to Digital Equity; Announces Plans to Accelerate Efforts in 2021

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PHILADELPHIA, February 10, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Comcast today made several announcements that build on its longstanding commitment to advancing digital equity, closing the digital divide, and addressing both digital literacy and the homework gap.

The new and expanded efforts are designed to help connect as many Americans to the Internet as possible and create new opportunities for underrepresented communities through the education, resources, and skills training they need to succeed in today’s digital economy.

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