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Old Spice Collaborates With NFL Players and Teams to Make Lasting Systemic Changes in Education and Social Justice

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For years, along with our brands, we’ve stepped forward to make lasting systemic changes in education and social justice. Recently, @OldSpice collaborated with NFL players and teams.

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New Scholarship Supports Advocates for Anti-Racism in the Legal Sector

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Growing up in a multicultural diaspora household in Toronto and seeing the struggles and obstacles faced by her parents over the years, Bunisha Samuels is keen to confront the challenges facing racialized communities in Canada. Samuels’s mother is Tamil and immigrated to Canada in the 1980s during the Sri Lanka Civil War and her father is second-generation Canadian of Jamaican descent.

Scotiabank Launches National Scholarship Program to Support Next Generation of Anti-racism Advocates in the Legal Profession

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TORONTO, February 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As part of Scotiabank's commitment to inclusion for every future, the bank has developed a first-in-Canada scholarship program to increase the number of students pursuing a career in the legal profession with the intent to become advocates for anti-racism. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on several factors including their demonstrated experience in anti-racism advocacy and a clear articulation of how they will leverage their legal careers to tackle systemic discrimination.

Stronger Than Hate Challenge Provides Students Social and Emotional Learning Opportunity with Chance to Counter Hate and Win $10,000!

USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Empower Students to Build Empathy Through the Power of Story
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Silver Spring, Md., Thursday, January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The third annual Stronger Than Hate Challenge is now open and offers students the opportunity to win $10,000 in prizing. Students aged 13-18 are encouraged to submit a project demonstrating how a community can be stronger than hate. Full rules and submission details are available here.

How Is COVID-19 Impacting Education for Children From Multilingual Communities?

A Cisco grantee since 2018, TalkingPoints is using innovative technology to improve student learning outcomes in multilingual, diverse, and underserved communities.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Children in crisis are some of the world’s most vulnerable. They lack access to the educational tools and resources they need to recover and escape poverty. You can join us and take action on this issue here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Children in crisis are some of the world’s most vulnerable. They lack access to the educational tools and resources they need to recover and escape poverty. You can join us and take action on this issue here.

Scotiabank and Mitacs Launch the Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund

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TORONTO,  January 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced the launch of the Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund in collaboration with Mitacs, a Canadian not-for-profit organization that operates research and training programs in partnership with academia, private industry and government.

Over the next three years, the Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund will aim to increase the understanding of the factors that drive economic resilience in communities across Canada by underwriting graduate, doctorate, and post-doctorate research internships for students.

Comcast and Internet Essentials Partner to Help the Tejano Center Bridge the Digital Divide

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Recently, Comcast and Internet Essentials announced a partnership with the Tejano Center for Community Concerns to bring a WiFi-Connected “Lift Zone” to the campus to provide a safe space for families to participate in educational opportunities and the digital economy.

Truist Foundation Awards $1 Million Grant for Transportation Center at Trident Tech

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CHARLESTON, SC, January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Truist Foundation has awarded the Trident Technical College Foundation a $1 million grant to support the college’s effort to create the Truist Transportation and Logistics Center on the college’s Berkeley Campus in Moncks Corner.

Scotiabank Makes 10-year, $500m Commitment to Foster Economic Resilience Among Disadvantaged Groups

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The pandemic’s uneven economic toll has highlighted the need to remove barriers that persist for some groups while increasing opportunities for all to participate in, and strengthen, the economy going forward.

With the goal of fostering economic inclusion and resiliency among disadvantaged groups, Scotiabank has launched ScotiaRISE, a 10-year initiative with a $500-million commitment. 

Scholar Finds Common Purpose at FedEx

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FedEx is a proud supporter of seven diverse scholarship organizations focused on increased access to higher educational opportunities and leadership development. For the last four years, FedEx has supported the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) through direct scholarships and the Fund’s annual Leadership Institute to help increase the pipeline of diverse talent for internships and employment.

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