Since 1992, The Home Depot has been partnering with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), an organization that works to build a robust pipeline of highly qualified college graduates from under-represented populations. UNCF focuses on activities that ensure that more students are college-ready, enroll in college and persist to graduation.
When the second HBCU Tech Conference gets underway this week, the leadership, staff, and students of 102 Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the nation will have the opportunity to experience what’s next in higher education. And what’s next includes such tech trends as automation, enhancing hybrid learning capabilities, and teaching XR (extended reality) in classrooms.
Disney will co-create curriculum, provide mentors and place students of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in internships to prepare them for future careers
BURBANK, Calif., July 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, at the 2022 HBCU Philanthropy Symposium, The Walt Disney Company announced it is joining Propel, a first-of-its-kind education hub for HBCUs, as the arts, media, entertainment, and hospitality lead sponsor. Disney will work with Propel to expand opportunities for historically underrepresented students to have future careers as storytellers and innovators.
When Byron Lewis founded UniWorld Group, Inc. (UWG) in 1969, he saw the need for an advertising agency that bridged the gap between brands and multicultural consumers. Byron understood the economic power and influence of diverse communities, solidifying his status as one of the founders of multicultural advertising.
Today, UWG is the longest-standing, full-service, multicultural advertising and marketing agency in the United States, and has been partnering with The Home Depot for more than 20 years.
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation works to make transformational change in the everyday lives of LGBTQ+ people.
While The Home Depot has partnered with the HRC Foundation in the past to advance meaningful change, we've expanded our partnership to support multiple initiatives that align with key commitments around advancing education for all, specifically within diverse communities.
The Home Depot launched the Retool Your School program 13 years ago to provide support for our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). As of 2022, The Home Depot has invested more than $5.25 million dollars to update and upgrade HBCU campuses.
Aflac's latest effort helps close the gap between HBCU football players and the professional football draft, spotlights the fact that there were no HBCU athletes selected in 2021
COLUMBUS, Ga., April 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental health insurance in the U.S., unveiled, "Prime Prospects" with Coach Deion "Prime" Sanders, to address and close the growing gap between the number of qualified players at HBCUs ready to compete at the professional level and the number of athletes drafted.
Dr. Dwaun Warmack was just miles from the town of Ferguson, Missouri in 2014 when the police shooting death of teenager Mike Brown ignited unrest and sparked national debate about the relationship between the Black community and law enforcement.