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Michael Weiner Scholarship Recipient Susannah Maltz Sees Critical Need to Protect Workers’ Rights

This is the fourth of a five-part series that takes a look at each of the 2017 Michael Weiner Scholarship recipients.
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Since 2015, the Major League Baseball Players Trust has annually awarded a Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies to five deserving law or graduate school students pursuing careers aimed at protecting and defending workers' rights. The Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies was established by Major Leaguers to honor the life and work of the Major League Baseball Players Association’s late executive director.

This is the fourth of a five-part series that takes a look at each of the 2017 winners.

Susannah Maltz

Consumers Energy Foundation Contributes $150,000 to Provide Access for Free Tax Assistance, Support 2-1-1

Help Available for Customers Paying Final Winter Heating Bills
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JACKSON, Mich., March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $150,000 to support free tax preparation services and Michigan’s 2-1-1 network– resources that help families and individuals statewide as they receive their final heating bills from this winter.

10 Steps to a Successful Corporate Volunteer Program: A Conversation with Roger Hancock of CSAA Insurance Group

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“You’ve got to have something in place; you can’t do this on excel spreadsheets or emails back and forth, you’ve got to have some type of system.” - Roger Hancock

First-Ever National Geographic Teen Service Award Honors Young People Fighting Illiteracy and Climate Change in Their Communities

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21st Century Fox’s National Geographic has selected three high school students as the recipients of the National Geographic Student Expeditions Inaugural Teen Service Award, a new program recognizing young people who have demonstrated a commitment to making a difference in their communities. Alexa Grabelle, Delaney Reynolds, and Kaimana Idica will each receive $500 college scholarships, and Grab

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Supports Keep Maryland Beautiful's Affiliation with Keep America Beautiful

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Members of the Maryland Housing and Community Development Neighborhood Revitalization team joined Deputy Secretary Tony Reed and Keep America Beautiful's Senior Vice President/Recycling Brenda Pulley in Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood on March 20 for the launch of Keep Maryland Beautiful, coinciding with the launch of Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup.

This Free Course on Employee Volunteering Is What You've Been Looking For!

Transform employee volunteerism with free online course ‘Empathy in Motion: The Power of Employee Volunteering’
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Companies across the globe are gatekeepers of a valuable experience for employees, providing support and resources for employees to take action and make a difference in the communities where they live and work.

As a corporate social responsibility leader you realize that providing volunteer opportunities and support can build morale, encourage team building, increase productivity and help to develop and build your company culture.

But what’s the best way to create or strengthen volunteer programs? 

Nurturing a Lifelong Learning While Empowering Women

Children’s education initiative biMBA AIUEO joins Business Call to Action with a mission to reach 1 million children and employ more than 200,000 women as teachers
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JAKARTA, March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Indonesia-based social enterprise biMBA AIUEO has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to bring its children’s early education learning centres to at least 30 provinces and 500 sub-districts in the country by 2030, reaching 1 million students – ­15 percent of them from communities earning less than $8 a day.   

Do I Help My Students or Do I Help My Family? A Reality Many Teachers Face

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Imagine that you’re a fourth grade teacher at a public school in Orange County, Florida, the tenth largest school district in the United States. You have twenty-one students in your class and resources are tight. Not only that, but you notice a couple of your students come to school in shoes that are too small, or wear the same outfits every other day. They don’t have basic supplies like pencils or lined paper. You want to help, but you’re a single parent who needs to feed your family and pay bills.

Keep America Beautiful Crowns 2016 Recycle-Bowl Champion

More than 700,000 K-12 Students and Teachers Participated in Nation’s Leading Recycling Competition
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Bon Air Elementary School of Kokomo, Indiana, was crowned today as the national champion of Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students, teachers and school communities.

Supported by Volkswagen Group of America, The Museum of Modern Art Expands its Online Course Offerings

The sponsorship is part of the longstanding partnership between Volkswagen Group of America, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and MoMA PS1
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WOLFSBURG, Germany/NEW YORK, March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) further expands its range of online courses, offering a new course focusing on the materials and techniques of postwar abstract painting. As the Lead Sponsor of MoMA’s education program, Volkswagen Group of America has supported the creation of course content, and is enabling free access to the online courses, available on the Coursera platform.

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