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Youth-Serving Organizations Can Apply to Receive Access to Free Screenings of ‘The Hate U Give’ Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film, Fox 2000 and AMC Theatres

Applications for community-based organizations open this week, following free limited release screenings in nine markets
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LOS ANGELES, October 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Twentieth Century Fox Film and AMC Theatres are joining forces to provide underserved and underrepresented young people across the country access to the powerful new film THE HATE U GIVE, as a tool for driving empowerment, empathy, and dialogue. The studio and theatre chain are hosting free screenings in nine metro areas during the film’s limited release – at 11am local time, Saturday, October 6: Atlanta, GA, Baltimore, MD, Dallas, TX, Houston, TX, Los Angeles, CA, Miami, FL, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, and Washington, DC.  

Help Classrooms Across the U.S. Win Up to $5,000 to Tell Their Story

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We at AT&T are continually inspired by the next generation of digital storytellers – the teachers and students who are using the power of technology to create engaging, innovative and compelling classroom projects.

Over the last 6 weeks, we’ve watched as teachers and students from across the country – 46 states to be exact – submitted their projects to the AT&T Digital Storytelling Challenge Presented by DonorsChoose.org.

6 Things For-Profit and Nonprofit Startups Can Learn From Each Other

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T
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At AT&T, we believe great ideas can come from anywhere and impact kids and communities everywhere. That’s why we designed the AT&T Aspire Accelerator to support startups across the country, both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

We’ve had 3 classes come through the AT&T Aspire Accelerator. And we’ve learned that the differences in our startups’ structures is a great opportunity to collaborate and learn. We asked 2 of our current cohort members, one that leads a nonprofit and one a for-profit, to share the lessons they’ve learned from each other.

DePaul Students Create New Sustainability strategies for FOX Sports and MLB as Part of FOX Sports University

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Public Relations students at DePaul University in Chicago met with senior executives from 21st Century Fox, FOX Sports, and Major League Baseball on June 5 to pitch new project ideas and marketing campaigns for the companies’ joint environmental sustainability efforts.

A Look Inside Amgen Biotech Experience Labs

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Science is fascinating. It tells us who we are, what we’re made of and provides insights on how we can potentially solve huge problems, from cancer to climate change. But students can sometimes find the subject confusing, overwhelming and boring. In fact, in a recent survey commissioned by the Amgen Foundation and Change the Equation, nearly half of teen respondents said science is confusing, and 25 percent said it is gross. By providing youth hands-on and real-life applications of science, we can engage students, increase science literacy and show them how cool science can be.

Employees Extend Holiday Cheer to More Than 37,200 K-12 Students

By Kara Burkett
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As the holidays come to a close and students are returning to school, teachers across the country will have a special announcement for more than 37,200 students.  Their classroom project has been funded! 

Amgen Teach: Supporting Science Educators Across Europe

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Amgen Teach deepens student interest and achievement in science by strengthening the ability of teachers to use enquiry-based teaching strategies in the classroom. Through support from the Amgen Foundation, Amgen Teach provides professional development opportunities for life science teachers in ten countries across Europe through training workshops and distance learning events.

Bringing Biotech Into Classrooms Through Amgen Biotech Experience

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The Amgen Biotech Experience empowers teachers to bring biotechnology into their classrooms to spark students’ love of science. The program provides teacher professional development and features a hands-on curriculum that introduces students to the excitement of scientific discovery. 

Momentous Institute: Customizing Learning Through Technology

By: Charles Herget
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If you’ve ever completed a personality assessment or participated in a leadership workshop, you know that people carefully consider the different ways individuals receive and communicate information. And for good reason. When working on a team, it’s not about what we say but rather what others hear that dictates the success of the group.

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