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Fifth Third Bank Named to Forbes Best Employers for Diversity 2021 List

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CINCINNATI, April 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, has been named to the Forbes list of Best Employers for Diversity 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced April 20 and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.

Alliance Data Supports Junior Achievement's Teen Financial Literacy Program by Funding Innovative Mobile App Courses

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  • Innovative app provides learning experience for middle and high school students using gamified approach to teach basic financial capabilities
  • Alliance Data’s funding will enable 40,000 low- and moderate-income students to earn money to invest
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  • Innovative app provides learning experience for middle and high school students using gamified approach to teach basic financial capabilities
  • Alliance Data’s funding will enable 40,000 low- and moderate-income students to earn money to invest

Fifth Third Highlights Work With HBCUs During Celebrate Diversity Month

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Since 2004, April has been recognized as Celebrate Diversity Month. It’s a time to remember, honor and recognize the power within unique cultures and backgrounds.

MENTOR Receives $1M Grant to Propel Racial Justice & Equity Efforts

MENTOR to advance its cross-sector, youth-centered approach, including the launch of its first-ever Mentoring for Racial Justice Innovation Grants Program for MENTOR Affiliates
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April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - MENTOR is thrilled to announce that the organization received a $1,000,000 grant from the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress Initiative. With this grant, MENTOR will advance its cross-sector, youth-centered approach to ensuring equitable access to the relationships that support the well-being of our nation’s youth.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises Launches 'Nuestras Finanzas' to Bring Financial Education Initiatives to the Latino Community

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MIAMI, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, the leading media company serving Hispanics in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, is celebrating Financial Literacy Month with the kickoff of Nuestras Finanzas (Our Finances), a national program designed to inform and encourage U.S. Hispanics to accelerate their financial freedom and success.

Taking a Stand: American Advocates for LGBTQ Rights and Hate Crimes Legislation

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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ — American joined with dozens of other Texas-based companies today in an open letter to state lawmakers, making clear the airline supports the inclusion of LGBTQ people in nondiscrimination laws and opposes any effort to exclude the LGBTQ community from full civil rights protections under the law. The effort was led by Texas Competes, a coalition of businesses aligned on ensuring a fair and welcoming Texas for LGBTQ people.

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.

Helping People With Autism Thrive

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At FedEx, we’re committed to teaching acceptance and influencing a more inclusive society. To help build awareness of Autism Acceptance Month, we are proud to support organizations such as Social Motion Inc., a Houston based nonprofit, which helps educate and empower people with autism.

Social Motion Inc. provides the skills and support necessary to help young adults with autism thrive in the working world and lead more independent lives by offering an employment training program.

Gilead Presents: Episode 3 - Championing Possible

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As conversations about racial equity began across the United States and around the world last summer following the killing of George Floyd, Gilead’s Leadership Team started a dialogue with the company’s Black employees.

In the latest episode of our ongoing “Possible” series, meet Valerie Brown, Senior Vice President of Quality Assurance and the Executive Sponsor of the GLOBE employee resource group. Hear Valerie discuss that dialogue and share why she is optimistic about the future as the company works to evolve its culture to be more inclusive.

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.”

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