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Beyond School Walls: Empowering the Potential of Tomorrow's Workforce Through Workplace Mentoring

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Today’s release of the Big Brothers Big Sisters 2020 Beyond School Walls Report highlights the organization’s pioneering workplace mentoring program and underscores the importance of innovation to keep kids connected during these unprecedented times.

98% of youth enrolled in the Beyond School Walls program report improved grades and 95% report an increased sense of belonging and better relationships with their peers

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Today’s release of the Big Brothers Big Sisters 2020 Beyond School Walls Report highlights the organization’s pioneering workplace mentoring program and underscores the importance of innovation to keep kids connected during these unprecedented times.

98% of youth enrolled in the Beyond School Walls program report improved grades and 95% report an increased sense of belonging and better relationships with their peers

Comcast NBCUniversal Recognized on PEOPLE's '50 Companies that Care' List

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We are very pleased to announce that Comcast NBCUniversal today was named by PEOPLE Magazine as one of the top “50 Companies that Care,” placing 7th on the annual list. The distinguished honor by PEOPLE highlights the top US companies that demonstrate outstanding respect, care and concern for their employees, their communities, and the environment.

Comcast NBCUniversal Named the No. 1 Employer on Military Times' Best for Vets: Employers 2020 List

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We’re excited to announce that Comcast NBCUniversal has been recognized as the top employer for veterans by Military Times in its Best for Vets: Employers 2020 list.

This marks the fifth consecutive year of being honored on the list and the first time Comcast NBCUniversal was named at the top of the list. The rise to #1 is a reflection of our ongoing commitment to creating a military-friendly and military-ready environment for our employees.

Comcast Launches New Internet Essentials Programs as Nation Gears Up for the Academic Year

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  1. The 'Internet Essentials Partnership Program' enables cities, school districts, and community-based organizations to connect large numbers of low-income students to the Internet to support distance learning.
  2. Internet Essentials will add the free xFi platform for parents to connect, protect, and monitor children’s devices and online activities.
  3. Comcast will continue to offer 60 days of free Internet service for new Internet Essentials customers.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The 'Internet Essentials Partnership Program' enables cities, school districts, and community-based organizations to connect large numbers of low-income students to the Internet to support distance learning.
  2. Internet Essentials will add the free xFi platform for parents to connect, protect, and monitor children’s devices and online activities.
  3. Comcast will continue to offer 60 days of free Internet service for new Internet Essentials customers.

How This Military Colonel, Executive and Mom of Three Is Managing During These Stressful Times

"I’m wearing more hats than ever," says Rebecca Gray, executive director of Military & Veteran Affairs at Comcast NBCUniversal. "And yet I feel like the disparate parts of my life have somehow become unified."
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By Rebecca Gray

I’ve always worn a lot of hats. I’m a senior officer in the Air National Guard. I’m an executive at Comcast. I’m a mom of three 15-year-old girls. I solo parent during the week while my husband works in another city.

All of those jobs have become more complicated in recent months, with both coronavirus and a national reckoning on race; I’m also the wife of a black man and the mother of three girls from China.

I’m wearing more hats than ever. And yet I feel like the disparate parts of my life have somehow become unified, for the first time.

Comcast Extends 60-Days of Free Internet Service to New Internet Essentials Customers

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. In March, Comcast announced that eligible new customers would receive 60 days of Internet Essentials service without charge as a way to help deal with the challenges of COVID-19.
  2. Comcast recently expanded Internet Essentials eligibility to include all low-income families, including seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.
  3. Since August 2011, Internet Essentials has connected more than two million low-income households to the Internet, serving approximately eight million people.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. In March, Comcast announced that eligible new customers would receive 60 days of Internet Essentials service without charge as a way to help deal with the challenges of COVID-19.
  2. Comcast recently expanded Internet Essentials eligibility to include all low-income families, including seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.
  3. Since August 2011, Internet Essentials has connected more than two million low-income households to the Internet, serving approximately eight million people.

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $95,000 in Scholarships to 38 Maryland High School Seniors

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes students' achievements both in and out of the classroom
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BALTIMORE, July 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comcast NBCUniversal today announced it has awarded approximately $95,000 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year to 38 Maryland students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses.

Plugging in to Virtual Mentorship

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At Comcast NBCUniversal, our core values are rooted in improving the communities where we live and work. Today, as we face extraordinary challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the growing calls for social justice and equality, our employees remain committed to giving back to those in need. Below are two examples of how our employees are virtually volunteering in their communities during these extraordinary times.

A Challenge for a Cause in Washington

As Pandemic Exacerbates the Digital Divide, Comcast NBCUniversal Works to Close the Gap

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In today’s digital age, technology is the primary conduit to economic opportunity, and it is vital to how we work, play, learn, and connect with one another. The ability to access technology from home is especially important — and is something that has always been core to who we are as a company.

Our COVID-19 Response: A Reflection of Our Commitment to Communities

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As the profound impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt in communities around the world, it has become increasingly clear that the scale of this crisis will force a significant shift in how we live, work, and connect to what matters. While there is still much uncertainty ahead, we know that the challenges that existed before the pandemic are being exacerbated and that some of our most vulnerable populations are facing even greater risks to their health and wellbeing.

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