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Safe and Sound Cars

by Anne McCartt

As the most inexperienced drivers, teens should be in vehicles that will reduce their chances of crashing and protect them if they do.    

Decade Reducing Deaths

by Allan F. Williams, Ph.D

In the last decade, teen motor vehicle deaths dropped by nearly half. The rates remain too high, but further reductions are possible.

Even though motor vehicle-related deaths among 13-to-19-year-olds fell from 5,300 to 2,524 since 2005, that’s still 2,524 too many. The fatal crash rate per mile driven for 16-to-19-year-olds stands out – it is nearly three times that of drivers 20 and older. And the rates at ages 16 and 17 are nearly twice the fatal crash rate per mile driven of older teens ages 18 and 19.

Are You Prepared for Disaster?

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Since 1980, weather-related disasters have more than doubled. Yet, research shows that 85 percent of Americans are not prepared for disaster. Are you?

New Report Finds Parents in the Dark about their Teens’ Driving Habits

Teens mimicking parents’ risky behaviors behind the wheel
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – A report from The Allstate Foundation finds many parents are largely unaware that their teens are speeding, driving while distracted, and even driving under the influence. Making matters worse, teens may be picking up these same behaviors from their parents. 

The findings were released in The Foundation’s new Driving Change Report. Among the key data:

Only Three Percent of Americans Ranked Financial Abuse as Most Likely to Cause Lasting Negative Effects

In Reality, Victims Face Years of Recovery
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Financial abuse is a tactic used by abusers in ninety-eight percent of domestic violence situations and its effects are often life-altering. However, in a recent survey from The Allstate Foundation, just three percent of Americans ranked financial abuse as most likely to cause long-term effects, far behind emotional (43 percent) and physical abuse (22 percent).

The Allstate Foundation's Leadership Program Takes Nonprofit Professionals from Good to Great

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Feb. 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Nonprofit professionals looking to put their careers in high gear are invited to apply for the Greater Good Nonprofit Leaders Program from The Allstate Foundation and Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. The program is designed to prepare highly motivated individuals to confidently take on expanded leadership roles, and to use their newfound knowledge to transform their organizations and communities.

Allstate Foundation Sponsors We Day Minnesota

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Allstate is the National Co-Title Sponsor of We Day and We Act across the United States, and will be helping empower 1.4 million youth through the partnership. Allstate's support is bringing 12 We Day events, including We Day Minnesota, in the United States by 2016 and is making We Act's service learning program available across the

Allstate Foundation Awards $1 Million in Grants to Fund Financial Empowerment for Domestic Violence Survivors

Moving Ahead Financial Empowerment Grant program expected to reach 30,000 survivors
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, The Allstate Foundation announced 14 recipients in a one-of-a-kind grant program supporting financial empowerment services for domestic violence survivors. The Moving Ahead Financial Empowerment Grant Program, now in its seventh year, provides funds to state domestic violence coalitions to help address the No. 1 reason victims stay in and return to violent relationships—finances.

Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Raises Nearly $2.5 Million for Domestic Violence Services

YWCA Evanston-North Shore announced as winner of Purple Purse Challenge
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Foundation, through online donations and direct grants, raised nearly $2.5 million for domestic violence services during its Purple Purse Challenge that concluded late last week. YWCA Evanston-North Shore from Evanston, Ill., earned $311,407, the most of the nearly 140 participating organizations, and won the top prize of $100,000 from The Allstate Foundation to help survivors recover from financial abuse.

CDP Recognizes Allstate as Leader in Climate Change Transparency; Only Property and Casualty Insurer to Make List

Reductions in carbon emissions, energy usage rise to top of Allstate’s environmental accomplishments
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September 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Allstate has been recognized as a leader among the S&P 500 for excelling at disclosure of climate change data by CDP, the world's only global environmental disclosure system. Allstate scored 97 out of 100 in this year's report, the highest score the company has received since it started reporting in 2007


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