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How a New Generation of Activists Is Changing the World

Around the globe, young people are tapping into the power of technology to make their voices heard. By Jessica Misener
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They organize international strikes for climate change awareness, launch rallies that draw thousands to protest gun violence and speak up as powerful voices for their communities, from Syrian refugees to LGBTQ youth. These campaigners are on the front lines around the world passionately fighting against racism, sexism and authoritarian political regimes. Yet, some of today’s most fervent social activists aren’t even old enough to drive or vote in their home countries.

Keep America Beautiful 2019–2020 National Youth Advisory Council Application Still Open!

High Schools Students Invited to Apply through July 8, 2019
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Applications are still being accepted for the Keep America Beautiful®National Youth Advisory Council through July 8, 2019.

100 New Young Leaders Join the Journey Towards Zero Hunger

The biennial Bayer Youth Ag Summit brings together 100 young food security activists to develop concrete projects to help feed a hungry planet / The 2019 Summit will take place from 4-6 November in Brasilia, Brazil / Bayer received over 2,800 applications
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MONHEIM, Germany, May 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bayer is excited to announce that it has selected the 100 participants, coming from 45 countries, for the fourth edition of the Youth Ag Summit. The 2019 Summit will take place in Brasilia, Brazil from November 4-6, in partnership with Nuffield Brazil.

Siblings on a Mission to Reduce Food Waste Earn $50,000

By Laura Knutson
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General Mills is proud to announce the winner of our second 2019 Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program (cue the drumroll, please) …

Ugo and Emma Angeletti!

With a mission to end food waste, Ugo developed back2earth, a nonprofit organization that picks up organic waste – think eggshells, coffee grounds and fruit rinds – and converts it into compost that’s good for the soil.

Disney and Points of Light Announce National Search for the "Volunteer Family of the Year" in Honor of Thriving Volunteer Movement

Disney and Points of Light Collaborate to Inspire More Than 2 Million Hours of Family Volunteering
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ATLANTA, May 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Disney and Points of Light announced the national search for the Volunteer Family of the Year. Nonprofits and schools registered for the Disney Family Volunteering Reward Program can nominate an exceptional volunteer family for this contest.

Carnival Corporation's Costa Cruises and Kinder Unite for a Social Responsibility Project

The historic Ferrero Group brand comes on board Costa's ships with Kinder+Sport Joy of moving
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 CIVITAVECCHIA, Italy, May 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Kinder and Costa Cruises sign an important partnership based on shared values to bring the Kinder+Sport Joy of moving” project and the right to play into the life of children, on board and on land, all over the world.

Employees Drive Spirit of Volunteerism on Comcast Cares Day and All Year Round

By David L. Cohen
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Throughout the last several weeks, thousands of volunteers have given their time and energy to participate in service projects in hundreds of communities nationwide and around the globe.  Those efforts were part of the lead up to today’s companywide celebration of Comcast Cares Day, one of the largest corporate commitments to volunteerism and service in America.

Sands Cares Donates $100,000 to HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center

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Las Vegas Sands’ global corporate giving program, Sands Cares, donated $100,000 to HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center to provide 1,807 nights of shelter for at-risk youth, and the opportunity to name five rooms on the first floor of the center after Sands Cares.

Nickelodeon Interns Help Bring Burbank High Student’s Mural Design to Life

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Our Spring 2019 NICKterns headed down to Burbank High School to partner with local high school student Ana Cristina Varela to bring her vision of a mural to life. Ana is a star BHS animation student and a product of our animation mentorship program.

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