On August 4, international gaming personality Marcel Cunningham, who goes by the name of BasicallyIDoWrk, returned to his hometown of Tacoma, Washington. In partnership with Comcast, Marcel surprised the students of the Boys & Girls Club of South Puget Sound Al Davies club, where Marcel spent much of his time growing up.
Comcast believes in protecting the environment where our customers and employees live and work—it’s one of the company’s key commitments—so we have a sustainable planet now and in the future. From designing power-saving equipment, to holding electronic recycling drives for our employees, we’re continually looking for new ways to incorporate green business practices.
As part of ongoing efforts to address digital inequity, Comcast recently gave 500 brand new laptops to seniors in Boston who completed Tech Goes Home (TGH) digital literacy training. Comcast also provided TGH with a $25,000 grant that will help the organization connect more seniors in Greater Boston with digital devices, Internet Essentials and digital skills training.
The following post was authored jointly by Dalila Wilson-Scott, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast Corporation and President of the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, and Ayele Shakur, CEO of BUILD.org – a national nonprofit whose mission is to use entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of youth from under-resourced communities and propel them to high school, college, and career success.
PHILADELPHIA, September 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Comcast today announced new steps to help advance digital equity for even more students and families. Internet Essentials – the nation’s largest, most successful, and most comprehensive broadband adoption program for low-income households – will now expand eligibility to Federal Pell Grant recipients.
As senior development officer at Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake, Machelle Lake helps raise funds to facilitate programming for the nearly 6,500 youth served by the organization, 78% of whom come from low-income homes.
by Cheng Saechao, Senior Community Impact Specialist
In this work-from-home environment, organizations that rely on volunteer assistance have struggled, and it’s been equally challenging for employees to participate in volunteer projects in our communities the way we used to. Fortunately, Comcast employees have found some creative work-arounds, enabling us to give back through virtual/at-home volunteer projects in partnership with local community organizations.
Comcast NBCUniversal is proud to be recognized on Fast Company’s 2021 ‘Best Workplaces for Innovators’ list for the first time this year. It is an honor to be named one of the top companies that fosters an entrepreneurial culture that empowers employees to think, work, and create in new ways.
Executive Vice President of Entertainment Casting at NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, Grace Wu has been at the forefront of hit shows, including, “This Is Us,” “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood.” She is also known as a fierce advocate of greater diversity on our screens. Wu spoke with MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski for her KNOW YOUR VALUE “Women In Charge” series to discuss her career path, how she met the challenges of the pandemic, networking and more. Read their conversation below to learn more.