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Cruise is Driving Communities Forward

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As the second wave of COVID-19 surges, so does the urgency of needs in our most vulnerable communities, which have been disproportionately impacted by the resultant economic instability.  Basic needs – food, work, housing, health – are at risk for many.

Supporting Women Entrepreneurs During COVID-19

S&P Global, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center Pivot Successfully to Virtual Volunteering in Response to the Coronavirus
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April 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Coronavirus pandemic is not stopping people from volunteering. You don’t always have to be physically present to do some good, but there are some things to consider before starting a virtual volunteering project.

Strengthening Communities in San Jose and Around the World

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At PayPal, our values are the driving force guiding how we can best serve our customers and communities. Our values reinforce our mission to democratize financial services globally and to further the financial health of those who have not been well served by the financial system. 

Piloting PCR at Bay Area Schools: PDIs in Action

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In the last month, Maia Binding and her team have worked with some 30 teachers across the San Francisco Bay area to arm them with new tools and knowledge to share with their students this fall. The teachers come from schools in a variety of districts with varying demographics – many of which serve lower income populations. At these schools, students of all backgrounds have the opportunity for hands-on biotech, thanks to the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE).

Productive and Engaged: Helping Disconnected Youth Forge Better Lives

By Rohit Agarwal and Steven Hunt
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Around the world, youth unemployment is more than double the general rate, and perhaps three times the number of unemployed are underemployed, working in casual or dead-end jobs. This pattern holds true in the United States where youth unemployment is over 10 percent, compared to 4.9 percent for the labor force as a whole.

Rebuilding Together, Lowe’s and NFL Players Team Up During Super Bowl Weekend to Help Transform San Francisco Community Through Kickoff to Rebuild

Over 100 volunteers to make critical home repairs and revitalize Bayview neighborhood during annual Super Bowl-sanctioned event
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WASHINGTON D.C., February 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together — a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs — will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together San Francisco and more than fifteen NFL players from teams across the country, to lead its 21st annual Kickoff to Rebuild, a Super Bowl 50 sanctioned event.

California in Focus: Keeping Groundwater in Mind

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Ongoing drought in California has people keeping an eye on water resources and asking the question, “How can I conserve more water?” Surface water reservoirs, such as lakes and rivers, have been the focus of most water conservation efforts, while a central building block of ecosystem resilience lacks awareness: groundwater.

SAP and Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to Host Youth Innovator Hackathon on March 7 in South San Francisco

High School Students from Across the Bay Area to Learn from Top Tech Engineers, Designers and Mentors; Challenged to Create Mobile Apps to Address Social Problems in Education, Healthcare and the Environment
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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Mar. 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ — High school students from across the Bay Area will compete at SAP’s SuccessFactors campus in South San Francisco this Saturday, March 7 at this year’s Youth Innovator Hackathon.

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