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Listening and Working Together in Nigeria

The importance of ongoing community engagement
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By Rabie Issa, Business Executive Officer Nestlé Waters Nigeria
 

Opened in April 2016, the Abaji factory is Nestlé Waters’ most modern water processing facility in Central and West Africa. It lies near Manderegi village, an agricultural community around 40km from Nigeria’s capital Abuja.

How an Animated Series is Turning Phoenix-area Students and Teachers into Social Entrepreneurs

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In May 2019, 10 schools and over 250 students came together in Phoenix, Arizona for the Global Problem Solver Showcase and Competition. The winner? A new type of IoT device that helps to deter drunk driving. The inventors? A team of three middle schoolers.

FSG Welcomes John Harper As Managing Director

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BOSTON, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/—FSG, one of the world’s leading advisors on creating social impact, is thrilled to welcome its newest managing director, John Harper, to its consulting team. 

SunTrust Foundations Award $3 Million to Atlanta Police Foundation

Grants support the youth crime diversion program by opening an At-Promise Center
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ATLANTA, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The SunTrust Foundation and SunTrust Trusteed Foundations announced today they awarded $3 million in grants to the Atlanta Police Foundation (APF). The SunTrust Trusteed Foundations include the Florence C. and Harry L. English Memorial Fund, the Walter H. and Marjory M. Rich Memorial Fund and the Nell Warren Elkin and William Simpson Elkin Foundation. This funding will support APF’s youth crime diversion program, the At-Promise Initiative, by opening an At-Promise Center on Campbellton Road in Southwest Atlanta. 

Comerica Bank and Detroit Lions Team Up to Empower Metro Detroit Youth

Winning Futures benefits from every Lions first down at Ford Field in 2019
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DETROIT, MI, September 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ –With each Detroit Lions first down gained this season at Ford Field, Comerica Bank will aid Winning Futures and the empowerment organization’s mission to prepare youth in metro Detroit for the workforce.

FCA Foundation Sponsors Free General Admission to the Michigan Science Center in Celebration of Smithsonian Museum Day

Sept. 21 event represents commitment to access, equality and inclusion
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DETROIT, September 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The FCA Foundation, the charitable foundation of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, will sponsor free general admission to the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) Saturday, September 21 in recognition of Smithsonian Museum Day, an annual celebration of boundless

National Grid Celebrates Hands-on Skills With Trades Summer Camp

Showcase of trades and energy careers, demonstrations for Schenectady youth.
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SCHENECTADY, N.Y.  /3BL Media/ – National Grid, in partnership with SEAT (Social Enterprise and Training) Center celebrated the company’s first ever local Trades Summer Camp for more than a dozen Schenectady youth, ages 13 – 15.

Arrow Electronics in Asia Pacific Hosts Family Day to Foster Community Involvement

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DENVER, Augst 21, 2019 /3BL Media/– Arrow Electronics hosted a Family Day at its Hong Kong headquarters to raise awareness about local nonprofits and cultivate community involvement. The Hong Kong Association of the Deaf, the Deaf Café and The Life Workshop participated in the event, which drew a record 220 employees, their family member and other guests.

IOC Announces Latest List of Global Young Change-Maker Initiatives

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This year’s International Youth Day theme is “transforming education”, highlighting efforts to make education more relevant, equitable and inclusive for all young people. A perfect opportunity to shine a light on the Young Change-maker (YCM) Programme. Now in its fourth year and more ambitious than ever, it helps young leaders deliver transformative projects in their local communities promoting social inclusion, gender equality and education through sport.

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This year’s International Youth Day theme is “transforming education”, highlighting efforts to make education more relevant, equitable and inclusive for all young people. A perfect opportunity to shine a light on the Young Change-maker (YCM) Programme. Now in its fourth year and more ambitious than ever, it helps young leaders deliver transformative projects in their local communities promoting social inclusion, gender equality and education through sport.

A Splash of Color to Brighten Your Journey

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Buses are ubiquitous in both urban and rural communities, so much so, many of us probably actually pay very little attention to them. CNH Industrial’s commercial vehicles brand IVECO – based in the Czech Republic – decided to change all that, and invited over 150 local kindergarten students to enter its “Color Your Bus” contest.

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