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Give Back to Your Community in 2019: Become a Taproot Foundation Pro Bono Volunteer

WEBINAR // Taproot+ Live: Use your skills to make a difference
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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 10 AM PST // 12 PM CST // 1 PM EST

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Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to get more involved in your community? Taproot Foundation can help with that.

JetBlue Gives Its BlueBud Business Mentoring Program a Boost with New Mentees – Eat Your Coffee, Sustainable Snacks and 9 Miles East Farm

JetBlue expands the program to include responsible food and beverage brands in its New York and Boston focus cities
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NEW YORK, January 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline® and the largest carrier in Boston, recently announced the winners for the fourth cycle of its BlueBud business mentoring program. Eat Your Coffee, Sustainable Snacks and 9 Miles East Farm will participate in an in-depth business mentorship program with JetBlue, learning what it takes to get their brands off the ground.

Durkan dscvr Student Design Competition Now Open for Submissions

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CALHOUN, Ga., January 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Durkan, the hospitality flooring brand of Mohawk Group, is now accepting artwork submissions for the dscvr Student Design Competition, its annual hospitality design contest.

How YOU Can Help Close the Diversity Gap in Tech

Symantec Cyber Career Connection offers numerous ways to get involved and make a difference
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In addition to supporting causes they care about through nonprofit board service and volunteering, many of our employees are concerned with the lack of diversity in the tech industry and with the shortage of trained workers to fill vacant cyber security roles. 

Driving Social Impact for the Long Term

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As 2018 comes to a close, it offers an opportunity to reflect on the past year and how we can continue to help close some of the opportunity gaps that persist in our society.

Core to our values as a company is investing in causes for the long term to make a tangible and meaningful impact. Today, we are proud to share some significant milestone moments that have had a positive change on our communities.

Opening Doors through Internet Essentials

Turning Veterans into Cyber Warriors: Booz Allen and Expert Panel Discuss Challenges and Opportunities

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As organizations migrate more and more sensitive data to the cloud and work in general becomes increasingly tech-focused, the cybersecurity field has developed a talent supply problem. According to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study, “We are on pace to reach a cybersecurity workforce gap of 1.8 million by 2022, a 20 percent increase over the forecast made in the 2015.” 

Common Impact Connections Newsletter: Holiday Edition

In this issue: a look to the year ahead, new podcast episodes, social sector spotlights, and cross-sector partnerships in action!
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Happy Holidays! As we close out 2018, the Common Impact team is reflecting on the significant impact we've made with our partners this past year. We are excited to see skills-based volunteerism continue to play an important role in building stronger communities and developing purpose-driven professionals across all sectors. While we are proud of what we have accomplished so far, we know there is more work to be done in 2019 and beyond to continue to drive meaningful community partnerships. 

The Decisions We Make Today are Critical to Ensuring a Sustainable World Tomorrow

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The urgency of the climate crisis is a daily reminder that we must take action. Keep in mind that August 1 marked 2018’s Earth Overshoot Day, the day by which humanity has consumed more resources than could be regenerated by our planet in one year.

The need for stronger action

With Girls Who Code, Viacom Develops a Pipeline of Future Tech Leaders

What’s it’s like to be one of the 20 women chosen for the four-year internship program.
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In the summer of 2016, Sabrina Bergsten was a recent high school graduate preparing for her freshman year at Marist College. Rather than hang out at the beach, Bergsten spent her weekdays trekking in and out of Times Square for a highly selective tech internship at Viacom’s headquarters.

Schneider Electric se compromete con la creación del primer centro franco-argentino de excelencia para la capacitación técnica en las especialidades que se requieren en el campo de la eficiencia energética

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  • Una iniciativa para preparar técnicos en las nuevas especialidades requeridas en el campo de la eficiencia energética
  • Un proyecto para acelerar la inserción profesional de jóvenes argentinos desfavorecidos
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  • Una iniciativa para preparar técnicos en las nuevas especialidades requeridas en el campo de la eficiencia energética
  • Un proyecto para acelerar la inserción profesional de jóvenes argentinos desfavorecidos

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