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3M Sets New STEM Goal to Empower Underrepresented Individuals

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As part of our overall commitment to creating greater equity in our communities, business practices and workplaces, 3M is setting a new global, education-focused goal. The company will advance economic equity by creating five million unique STEM and Skilled Trades learning experiences for underrepresented individuals* by the end of 2025.

The Michigan Diversity Council Presents the Inaugural National Black Men in Leadership Summit

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Mich., April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Michigan Diversity Council (MIDC) presents the National Black Men in Leadership Summit taking place on Tuesday, April 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST. The event, in partnership with the National Diversity Council (NDC) and the National Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity (NCRJE), will focus on the theme “Advancing Black Male Leaders: The Voice, Truths and Power of Black Men.”

Our Commitment to Community for a Just Society

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We're proud to continue our partnership with organizations that are dedicated to breaking down barriers. From Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta to Habitat for Humanity, Georgia-Pacific is committed to investing in organizations making a difference.

Alkermes Celebrates National Minority Health Month

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This National Minority Health Month, we’re learning more about the disproportionate prevalence of mental illness, socioeconomic disparities & barriers to care in minority communities. While many factors can contribute to this inequity, resources like telehealth may help. 

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Scotiabank Targets $10 Billion Commitment in Support of Affordable Housing in Canada

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TORONTO, April 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced that it is the first large financial institution in Canada to align with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) to transform housing affordability across the country. Scotiabank plans to mobilize $10 billion over the next ten years in support of CMHC's aspiration – that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home they can afford and that meets their needs.  

Comcast Utilizes NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash to Help Close the Digital Divide

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PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - With the popular four-race Xfinity Dash 4 Cash program returning to the NASCAR Xfinity Series this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, Comcast is continuing its commitment to closing the digital divide by unveiling plans for a brand-new WiFi-Connected Lift Zone in the Martinsville, VA, community.

American Express Ranks 10th on Fortune's List of 100 Best Companies to Work For

This year’s ranking marks the company’s second consecutive year among the Top 10 companies on the list.
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NEW YORK, April 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – American Express (NYSE: AXP) has ranked 10th on the 2021 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list in the U.S., marking the company’s second consecutive year among the Top 10. This placement reflects American Express’ strong focus on backing colleagues and providing opportunities to learn, grow and have a meaningful and unique career journey.

Fifth Third Bank Hosts Inaugural HBCU Leadership Conference

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Recruiting and engaging an inclusive and diverse workforce is a top priority at Fifth Third Bank. Its collaboration with historically Black colleges and universities is one way that the Bank works to nurture a multicultural employee base.

Making Financial Literacy Accessible to All With No-Cost Resources From Discovery Education

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How much students understand finance largely influences their ability to make smart financial decisions in the future, according to research from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Simply put, the more you know about finances and managing money, the better you’ll be at it.

California Leads the Nation with 1.4 Million People Connected to Internet Essentials on its 10 Year Anniversary

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Comcast announced it has connected more than 10 million people to its Internet Essentials program, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Internet Essentials offers internet access for low-income families and individuals for $9.95 per month, along with digital literacy training programs and access to low-cost computers.  

California continues to lead the nation with more than 1.4 million individuals benefiting from the Internet Essentials program since its inception. The top 10 cities in California are: 

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