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Koch Pro Bono Initiative Delivers Aid to Those Who Need It Most

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For some Americans, just one criminal misstep early in life can cascade into an endless stream of trouble — trouble getting a job, affording a home and even supporting a family.

Now, through Koch Industries’ pro bono initiative, many more people can access free legal help to clear charges from their records or move beyond past mistakes that have haunted them for years.

The ripple effects can be huge. Legal assistance such as clearing up records gives people a fresh start, helps strengthen their families and ultimately bolsters the communities in which Koch works.

Building the Bridge to a Better Life

How a Georgia-Pacific lawyer helped a deserving Georgia woman earn a pardon – and a new start
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Close friends and coworkers know Gwen Boyd-Willis as a woman of faith. They call her “The Bridge” in her ministry because she's always there to connect people in their time of need.

“I help people get the help that they need,” Gwen said. “If I can't help you, I'll find somebody that can.”

Capturing the Spirit of BLM: The Art of Protest Signs

In scrawled black marker or elaborate works of art, posters and signs express the personal stories and historical significance of Black Lives Matter protests.
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By Arnesa A. Howell

“Hands up, don’t shoot!” Cutting through a remix of blaring car horns and rhythmic beat of drums, a choir of voices chants call-and-response style from the speakers at the SoLA Contemporary gallery in Los Angeles. The protesters’ calls for justice are punctuated by the powerful messages of the Black Lives Matter signs floating overhead — some elaborate and some profoundly simple.

America Ferrera and Global Citizen Urge Latinas to #JustVote

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Actor and She Sepuede co-founder America Ferrera is urging Latinas to leverage their political power in the 2020 election, with the help of Voto Latino and Global Citizen. 

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Take Action for Planet and People in The People's Ecochallenge

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The 10th annual People’s Ecochallenge is here again! From October 7th through 28th, this online global event encourages people from all walks of life to take action to create more environmental and social good.

ViacomCBS Ensures Employees Have Their Voices Heard

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As a civic-minded company, time after time ViacomCBS has demonstrated its commitment to empowering audiences and employees to exercise their rights, represent their interests and vote.

This election is critical. From COVID-19 to the ongoing fight for social justice, it’s never been a more important time for voters to have their voices heard. With the election weeks away, ViacomCBS is ensuring that employees have the flexibility and support they need to do their civic duty and get engaged in the democratic process:

Benevity Partners with Give Blck to Raise Visibility and Support for Black-founded Nonprofits Across the U.S.

Benevity to Highlight Give Blck Causes in Market-Leading Employee Engagement Solution, Spark
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CALGARY, Alberta, October 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that it has partnered with Give Blck, a new digital platform that raises visibility for Black-founded nonprofits across America.

Fifth Third Collaborates with NeighborWorks America to Prevent Foreclosures and Evictions

Collaboration includes foreclosure mitigation, eviction prevention and financial counseling to those in need
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CINCINNATI, October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Fifth Third Foundation today announced a collaboration with NeighborWorks America to support efforts addressing the impacts of COVID-19 in local communities across 18 NeighborWorks America network organizations located throughout Fifth Third’s 10-state footprint.

Little League® Baseball and Softball Gets Big Love from T‑Mobile This MLB Postseason … $1M+ Big!

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  • What's the news:  The Un-carrier is donating $5,000 per home run hit during the MLB Postseason to the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant Program to help cover registration fees next season for families in need. And, when fans text “LittleLeague” to 313131, T-Mobile will donate another $1 per text to their local Little League, up to an additional $1 million.
  • Why it matters: It’s been a trying year … families and Little Leagues across the country are experiencing financial challenges as a result.
  • Who it's for: The future MLB All-Stars and everyone who supports ‘em. 
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  • What's the news:  The Un-carrier is donating $5,000 per home run hit during the MLB Postseason to the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant Program to help cover registration fees next season for families in need. And, when fans text “LittleLeague” to 313131, T-Mobile will donate another $1 per text to their local Little League, up to an additional $1 million.
  • Why it matters: It’s been a trying year … families and Little Leagues across the country are experiencing financial challenges as a result.
  • Who it's for: The future MLB All-Stars and everyone who supports ‘em. 

Why Manufacturing Matters: Intel's 40 Years in Arizona

Acknowledging the Intel tech and people that power our world’s digital infrastructure.
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By Bob Swan, Intel CEO

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