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Celebrating MLK Day Through Reflection, Recommitment and Volunteerism

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The recently announced NBCU Academy, a $6 million partnership with 12 universities and five community colleges, will work to invest in the future of journalism.
  2. Comcast is keeping customers connected by offering 60 days of free Internet service through Internet Essentials for eligible customers in low-income households and creating 1,000+ LIFT Zones for distance learning.
  3. Comcast is partnering with Mural Arts Philadelphia and City Year New York to paint and install murals focused on uplifting Black women by celebrating their achievements, contributions, and leadership.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The recently announced NBCU Academy, a $6 million partnership with 12 universities and five community colleges, will work to invest in the future of journalism.
  2. Comcast is keeping customers connected by offering 60 days of free Internet service through Internet Essentials for eligible customers in low-income households and creating 1,000+ LIFT Zones for distance learning.
  3. Comcast is partnering with Mural Arts Philadelphia and City Year New York to paint and install murals focused on uplifting Black women by celebrating their achievements, contributions, and leadership.

A Day to Inspire Action and Equity

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By John Stauch, Pentair President and Chief Executie Officer

Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who devoted his life to advancing equality, social justice, and opportunity for all. While progress has been made to achieve Dr. King’s vision, the events of the past year reinforced that we must confront the fact that systemic injustice and racism persist.

Make a Difference: Volunteer

Employees in Chennai connect with youth through virtual volunteering
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By Kumar Lakshminarayanan, Senior Knowledge Engineer

Make 2021 a Year of Giving Back

[Webinar] Dive into Taproot Pro Bono to Support Nonprofits Virtually
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Wednesday, January 27 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT  
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Prepare for Pivots With Support From Taproot Skilled Volunteers

WEBINAR: Build Capacity in 2021 by Teaming Up with Virtual Volunteers
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Thursday, January 28 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM CT/ 10 AM PST  
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Black & Veatch's Knotts Named Society of American Military Engineers Fellow

Coveted honor for 30-year member of SAME is the highest individual recognition given by the group
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) has named Charysse Knotts a fellow and is inducting her into its Academy of Fellows, citing her more than 18 years of active service and dedication to the organization, both regionally and nationwide.

Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games: Young People Put Olympic Values Into Action

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One year ago, Lausanne hosted the Opening Ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, living up to its symbolic second name: the Olympic Capital.

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One year ago, Lausanne hosted the Opening Ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, living up to its symbolic second name: the Olympic Capital.

Finish Line in Sight for the Next Generation of IOC Young Leaders

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Thousands of aspiring IOC Young Leaders are currently participating in a six-week learning sprint, exploring several key themes around Olympism, sport and social business.

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Thousands of aspiring IOC Young Leaders are currently participating in a six-week learning sprint, exploring several key themes around Olympism, sport and social business.

The National Mentoring Partnership Celebrates January As National Mentoring Month With Mentoring Amplifies Movement

In partnership with American Student Assistance, MENTOR kicks off its Mentoring Amplifies campaign
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WASHINGTON, January 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – January is National Mentoring Month and this year, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, is announcing its Mentoring Amplifies campaign in partnership with American Student Assistance (ASA). The Mentoring Amplifies campaign aims to honor the people who have helped shape the lives of young adults and helped them achieve their goals, ensuring that every student has equal access to opportunities like college, internships, clubs, sports, and more.

International Paper Foundation Awards $90,000 to Riegelwood, N.C. Area Schools and Non-Profit Groups in 2020

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Riegelwood, N.C., January 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The International Paper Riegelwood Mill awarded $90,000 in International Paper Foundation grants to 32 area educational and non-profit groups in 2020, demonstrating the company’s commitment to education, hunger, health & wellness, disaster relief and initiatives that improve our planet.

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