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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.

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.

Engaging Women and Underrepresented Minorities in STEM Fields

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Diversity drives innovation and sparks fresh thinking, creativity and breakthrough ideas that are the lifeblood of our business and our industry. To this end, we support STEM education programs that aim to increase diversity within STEM fields. Our programs have a strong focus on supporting women and underrepresented minorities. We implement many different programs in the communities where we live and work, with the objective of ensuring STEM education is accessible to all.

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Inspiring the Next Generations of Inventors

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As a company of inventors, Qualcomm cares deeply about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). It is a part of who we are and the foundation for everything we do. Through our Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab ™ program, we aim to show students from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds that they can be part of inventing the wireless world of the future.

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: 

Reducing the Economic Opportunity Gap

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Northern Trust has been giving back to the community since 1893 when founder, Byron L. Smith seeded a relief fund for victims of a devastating fire that broke out at the World's Fair.

In 2020 we built on that heritage, introducing a new, highly focused philanthropic strategy. Learn more about our current strategy and hear from Director of Philanthropy Shana Hayes in our annual report: http://bit.ly/3r8drhT

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