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Christensen Fund Awards $200,000 Grant to AISES

Support Advances Racial Equity in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education and Careers
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today AISES announces the Christensen Fund has awarded a $200,000 general operating support grant to widen Indigenous access to, and participation in, the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workforce, and grow sector support.

South Bronx Early College Academy and The Longwood Academy of Discovery in Bronx, NY Celebrate Official Opening of Hydroponic Classrooms

Two schools boast dedicated spaces for sustainability and science education
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NEW YORK, May 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ On April 28 and 29, South Bronx Early College Academy (SBECA) and The Longwood Academy of Discovery celebrated the official opening of their hydroponic-farm classrooms. Representatives from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club and NY Sun Works joined school staff and students for the ribbon-cutting, informative tour of the hydroponic systems, and sampling of leafy greens and fresh herbs they helped grow from seed to harvest in each of the classrooms.

Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School (BUGS) Celebrates Official Opening of Hydroponic Classroom

Brooklyn school dedicates space for project-based sustainability science education
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BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - On April 27, Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School (BUGS) celebrated the official opening of its hydroponic farm-classroom. Representatives from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club and NY Sun Works joined school staff and students for the ribbon-cutting, classroom tour, and sampling of produce grown in the hydroponic classroom. The BUGS state-of-the-art hydroponic classroom engages 6-8th graders in hands-on, project-based sustainability science education.

Deutsche Bank Launches Digital Volunteering Recovery Project to Provide Additional Support for Female Students and Schools

The project aims to support specifically the groups that were most severely affected by the crisis
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  • Deutsche Bank supports a new digital mentoring program by Volunteer Vision designed to help high school and female university students catch up in their academic performance
  • The partnership is a continuation of Deutsche Bank's and Volunteer Vision's long-term partnership and will support youth in over 10+ countries

BASF and Volunteer Vision Launch Online Mentoring Program to Support Students in Homeschooling During the Pandemic

The Project 'Digi Coach' aims to connect Students with Corporate Volunteers from BASF and other Organizations
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  • Innovative digital mentoring format supports high school students in their learning motivation during school closings and distance learning.
  • BASF funding enables the development of a needs-based digital mentoring curriculum and 100 mentorships in the first year of the partnership.

2020 Vision: Koch 'Young Visioneers' Focused on Innovating for a Better Future

And the 2020 Koch Young Visioneers are... (drumroll please)
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This year’s Invention Convention U.S. Nationals may have taken a new format due to COVID-19, but that didn’t deter hundreds of students representing schools across the country from submitting their ideas and pitches for this year’s fully remote competition. From this deep pool of inventive thinking, two students were selected as 2020 Koch Young Visioneers – a special award sponsored by Koch Industries recognizing student innovators whose ideas stand to benefit society.

A 4-Step Guide to Starting a Career in Sustainability for Undergraduates

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By now you’ve probably noticed that there aren’t too many jobs out there with the words “entry level” and “sustainability” in the title, huh?  Don’t get too mad at COVID, it’s not the pandemic’s fault (although it certainly isn’t helping).  The truth is, there never have been that many entry level “sustainability” positions out there. 

That’s most likely because a lot of titled sustainability roles tend to start around mid-career level and require things like:

Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Announces 2020-21 Great Youth Advisory Council

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Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful (GC&B), a Keep America Beautiful affiliate in Lawrenceville, GA, has announced its new class of Green Youth Advisory Council members. Twenty-one high schoolers from across the area have been selected to serve as youth leaders to help engage a new generation of environmental stewards.

FCA Foundation Invests $1.6 Million to Advance Educational Opportunities for Detroit-area Students

17 academic and nonprofit organizations receive FCA Foundation grants focused on education and helping Detroit youth grow and thrive
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November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, announced the recipients of its 2019 educational grants (totaling $1,650,000). The grantees, all of whom are focused on improving educational outcomes for Detroit-area students, provide a wide array of in-classroom, after school, summer and weekend programming.  

LA Galaxy Teams up With Shoes That Fit to Provide 100 Elementary School Students With New Shoes

The Club’s third annual Shoes That Fit event coincided with the LA Galaxy Champion Project
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AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation recently teamed up for the third consecutive year with the non-profit organization, Shoes That Fit, to provide 100 students at Catskill Elementary School in Carson, Calif. with brand new shoes on Friday, Nov. 1.

Shoes That Fit is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children improve their self-esteem by providing low-income youth with a pair of shoes so they can go to school in comfort and focus on their studies rather their circumstances.

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