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Comerica Bank and National Business League Announce $1 Million Commitment to Support Black-Owned Small Businesses

Press Release

DALLAS, June 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comerica Bank today announced its $1 million commitment over four years to the National Business League as part of a national partnership that will launch the Black Capital Access Program (BCAP), an access to capital initiative to assist Black businesses across the country.

PNC Commits More Than $1 Billion To Help End Systemic Racism and Support Economic Empowerment of African Americans and Low- And Moderate-Income Communities

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PITTSBURGH, June 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today announced a commitment of more than $1 billion to help end systemic racism and support economic empowerment of African Americans and low- and moderate-income communities.

Honoring Our Intersectional Pride

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In many countries around the world, June is Pride month, a month that celebrates and commemorates the impact that LGBTQ+ individuals continue to have on society. This year, the spirit of Pride lives on in our resilience in the fight for equality and acceptance for all within our intersectional communities.

T. Rowe Price Commits $2 Million to Support Organizations in the Fight Against Racial Injustice

The donation represents a continuation of the firm’s effort to support causes that address challenges related to racial inequality
Press Release

BALTIMORE, June 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price and its Foundation announced today a $2 million commitment to organizations working to fight racial injustice. The donation is a continuation of the firm’s commitment to racial equity, which became a stronger focus following the 2015 Baltimore unrest resulting from the death of Freddie Gray. The Foundation will work closely with an advisory committee that will include representation from the firm’s associates to determine the recipients of this donation.

Our World Is Telling Us Something

by Jim Fitterling, Dow Chairman and CEO
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We’re taking action by collaborating and investing in global efforts to take care of our world – addressing climate change, plastic waste, and inequality simultaneously.

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We’re taking action by collaborating and investing in global efforts to take care of our world – addressing climate change, plastic waste, and inequality simultaneously.

At T-Mobile, Your Fight Is Our Fight

By Jen Palmer, Pride & Allies Network Chair; Danielle Ogieguata, Multicultural Network Co-Chair; and Jerry Williams, Multicultural Network Co-Chair
Blog

For Team Magenta, June is usually a month of rainbows.

It’s Pride month, and any other year at T-Mobile, our teams would be right in the middle of organizing parade attendance — scheduling, arranging transportation, and making sure employees are equipped with magenta and rainbow flags, fans, t-shirts, tutus, cowbells and more to celebrate. We’d have thousands of our employees make a strong showing at Pride celebrations across the country.

Why Diversity Is Essential to the National Bone Marrow Donor Pool

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It’s a fact. Minorities have more difficulty finding matching bone marrow or blood stem cell donors because of the lack of participation by minorities to join the donor pool. 

Free Bacardi Industry Webinar Champions Women & Provocative Topics

Event moves online to share stories and encourage conversations about equality, diversity, and recovery of the hospitality industry
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CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Spirit Forward Womxn’s Empowerment Series powered by Bacardi Women in Leadership is back for its third consecutive year of conversation, education, and inspiration – this time online and for free. The series takes place online on Tuesday, June 23, from 1- 5 p.m. ET.

CEOs Have an Opportunity to Do More Than “Speak Out”

by David Yee, Associate, CEO Engagement, CECP
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Over the years, it has become increasingly common for CEOs to speak out publicly on social issues including and now, more than ever, that’s just what the public is demanding. According to the 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer, 92% of respondents agree it is important for their CEO to speak out on issues including training for jobs of the future, income inequality, diversity, equity, and inclusion and climate change, among others.

Castle Redmond: Hope For Racial Justice

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In his book "Lies My Teacher Told Me," James Loewen writes that "race is the sharpest and deepest division in American life." We recognize the peaceful protests that have emerged in the wake of the murder of George Floyd as a force for healing, and for addressing our nation's shameful history surrounding race. Millions of Americans of all ages, races, ethnicities, and identities are taking to the streets to support the Black Lives Matter movement.

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