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Amgen's New STEM Survey Shows What Motivates American Students

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Amgen Foundation and Change the Equation (CTEq) have released the results of their latest survey, which throws light on what motivates American high school students to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

JPMorgan Chase And Bloomberg Grants Help Secure America’s Economic Future

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – It’s now a moral and economic crisis when many young Americans graduate from high school without being on a pathway to a well-paying job. In Greater New Orleans, nearly one in five young people are neither working or in school.

The Incredible Story of Cancer Survivor Jeri Mulder Who Is Donating $1 Million To The LIVESTRONG Foundation

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – This is the remarkable story of cancer survivor, Jeri Mulder who in 1988, aged only 20, a mother of two and a wife in an unstable relationship, battled the disease. Fast-forward to 28 years later, Jeri and her now husband Jeff are donating $1 million to the LIVESTRONG Foundation to ensure that cancer patients and survivors get the support and access to care Jeri didn’t have.

“2016 Solve for Tomorrow Grand Prize”: Inspiring The Next Generation

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The challenges the world is currently facing are without precedent. More people live on this planet now than at any other time in history, the global population has doubled in the past 30 years, and there is an increasing strain on the world's natural resources. Thankfully, technology is advancing rapidly: transforming our lives, how we work, think and connect.

The U.K., New York And California Increase The National Living And Minimum Wage In The Same Week

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – One of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne's big ideas was to increase the National Living Wage (NLW) on 1 April 2016 and wasn’t an April Fools!

Disadvantaged Americans with Eyesight Needs Get Help from VSP Global

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Our eyesight is something that many of us take for granted. For a child, good vision is critical to being able to succeed at school. It is estimated that as much as 80 percent of the learning a child does occurs through his or her eyes.

New U.K. Study Confirms Businesses Who Look After Staff Bring In More Investment

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Looking after your employees is good for business, confirms new research, bringing in more investment from socially responsible funds.

SEPHORA Helps Women Entrepreneurs Face Business and Gender Challenges

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Starting a business has enough challenges in itself, but being female and starting a business in the U.S. has its own set of challenges. Female entrepreneurs do not have the same access to funding, connections, or business instruction as do male entrepreneurs. Eighty-five percent of venture capital funded start-ups are led exclusively by men.

JPMorgan Chase & Co Invests $75 Million In New Skills for Youth

Global Cities Initiative(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Economic opportunity seems increasingly out of reach for millions of young Americans. It is a crisis when only 60 percent of students in high-poverty urban school districts graduate from high school, when more than five million young people are out of work and and out of school. Making change in this situation is JPMorgan Chase & Co.

International Community Trust Funds: Freeport-McMoRan Leads The Way

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There is a real and growing need for new forms of investment for public services. One way is through community trust funds, also known as social funds, where the finances are owned and managed by a local community to achieve sustainable regeneration of a local area or solve a range of economic, social, environmental and cultural issues.

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