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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.”

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. 

Learn more about mental health

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.

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.

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