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Los Angeles Becomes the Largest “Fair Trade City” in North America

City Council Passed Resolution Promoting Fair Trade Availability, Growth and Education, Making it the 46th Fair Trade City in the Country
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OAKLAND, Calif., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA® is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles City Council has voted to become an official Fair Trade City, celebrate World Fair Trade Day every year on the second Saturday in May, and take the necessary steps to include Fair Trade principles in City purchasing.

Fifth Third Presents Chicago Tonight: Black Voices

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On Sunday, September 13, WTTW News will launch CHICAGO TONIGHT: BLACK VOICES, an additional new program to bring to the forefront the diverse voices of Chicago’s Black community. Fifth Third Bank is proud to be the presenting sponsor of CHICAGO TONIGHT: BLACK VOICES which will air every Sunday night at 6pm.

ON Semiconductor Grant Provides Sustainable STEAM Training to Educators

Written by Cassandra Savel, Corporate Social Responsibility Intern
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As Arizona schools begin the new school year, ON Semiconductor is here to help. Educators and students alike are facing new challenges on top of an already stressed education system. Faced with declining budgets, public school teachers in the United States spend, on average, nearly $480 a year out of their own pocket to pay for school supplies needed in their classrooms.

Aflac Commemorates its 25-Year Commitment to Helping Families Facing Childhood Cancer During National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Efforts to Reflect Company's Long-Term, $146 Million Commitment to Childhood Cancer Initiatives

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COLUMBUS, Ga. /3BL Media/ -- September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance and products in the U.S., is set to commemorate the month, including honoring the health care heroes who care for, educate and support childhood cancer patients and their families.

10 Once-in-a-Lifetime Artist Experiences You Can Earn by Checking Your Voter Registration Status

Take action and earn a chance to win rewards from Taylor Swift, Usher, Billie Eilish, and more.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Registering to vote is a crucial step toward participating in democracy. The United Nations’ Global Goal 16 calls on countries to protect the integrity of elections and ensure that people have a say in political processes. You can join the Just Vote campaign by taking action here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Registering to vote is a crucial step toward participating in democracy. The United Nations’ Global Goal 16 calls on countries to protect the integrity of elections and ensure that people have a say in political processes. You can join the Just Vote campaign by taking action here.

Global Citizen and Headcount Announce 'Just Vote' Campaign to Mobilize Young Voters

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Artists Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include Billie Eilish,  Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift, Usher and More

'Just Vote’ Campaign Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election

 

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Artists Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include Billie Eilish,  Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift, Usher and More

'Just Vote’ Campaign Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election

 

Climate Week NYC and Global Citizen Partner to Highlight Youth-Led and Justice-Based Climate Action

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NEW YORK, September 4, 2020 /3BL Media/  – Climate Week NYC is teaming up with Global Citizen for the second year to promote youth-led and grassroots climate action. Global Citizen is the Youth, Public Mobilization and Justice program partner for Climate Week NYC, where they will engage citizens to create systemic change through collective action.

Watch: This is Aflac's Social Justice Heritage

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Teresa White, President of Aflac U.S., shares how diversity has been part of Aflac since the beginning and discusses their commitment to social justice and celebrating diversity today.

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Time to Vote Movement Gains Unprecedented Momentum Ahead of 2020 U.S. Election

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SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- More than 700 companies have now joined Time to Vote, a business-led, nonpartisan coalition that aims to increase voter participation in the U.S. elections. Voter turnout in the U.S. is one of the lowest in the developed world and one of the most common reasons people give for not voting is that they are too busy with the demands of life and work.

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