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Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrates “Black Women Behind the Scenes” in New Video Series

By Keesha Boyd Executive Director of Multicultural Services at Comcast
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Growing up in the 80s and 90s, there were just a few shows and films whose lead characters reflected who I was and who I aspired to be. The quirky yet relatable coming of age stories of A Different World’s Denise Huxtable, played by Lisa Bonet, offered a fresh perspective that television had not seen before. The ratings soared, and the show was a hit. But even more importantly, I saw myself and my potential in Denise’s stories -- in the depiction of her black college life, in the clothing she wore, and in her cultural background.

The More You Know Launches New PSAs

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NBCUniversal's long-standing Emmy-award winning public service campaign, The More You Know, just launched a new season of PSAs.

With pillars focused on diversity, education, health, digital literacy, community, and the environment; the new season has brought this historical legacy campaign to the next generation. The 2017 PSAs feature NBCUniversal’s biggest and brightest including Jane Lynch (Hollywood Game Night), Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us), Willie Geist (TODAY/Sunday TODAY/Morning Joe), Jason Kennedy (E! News) and many more.

Wade Jackson Named Comcast Community Champion of the Year

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 29, 2016 /3BL Media/  - At the NASCAR XFINITY Series™ and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™ banquet on Monday, November 21, Comcast announced Wade Jackson as the winner of the second annual Comcast Community Champion of the Year Award. Comcast created the award in 2015 to honor NASCAR team members for their outstanding charitable endeavors, awarding $60,000 to the winner’s selected charity and $30,000 to the respective charities of the two remaining finalists.

Coming Together to Give Back

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By Aaron Saenz, Network Maintenance Supervisor for Comcast Cable

I first joined Comcast 21 years ago as a cable technician, right out of high school, and the pace of change since then has been rapid, especially in the last several years. But what hasn’t changed are the hearts of the people I work with every day, and that was reinforced for me again in the last few weeks.

Why This Comcast Technician Gives Back

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Learn what inspires Aaron Saenz, a Comcast network maintenance supervisor from Texas to give back through Comcast NBCUniversal's annual Employee Giving Campaign in support of United Way.

Why This Comcast VP Gives Back

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Learn what inspires Andrea Agnew, a Comcast Spotlight employee from Michigan, to give back through Comcast NBCUniversal's annual Employee Giving Campaign in support of United Way.

The Power of Giving Back

By Heidi Voight, NBC Connecticut Anchor
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Isn't it funny how much bigger everything seemed when you were a kid? I recently had the chance to revisit the house I grew up in as a child – the same house my family lost when I was just 15 years old. Walking inside again all these years later, I was stunned at how small it felt. In my memories, through my eyes as a child, everything seemed so much bigger.

Comcast, YMCA Announce $15 Million Partnership to Level Playing Field for Low-Income Families

Collaboration to leverage Comcast’s Internet Essentials High-Speed Internet Adoption Program and the Y’s commitment to strengthening communities.
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Comcast Releases Five Year Progress Report on Internet Essentials

By David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation
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Today in Chicago, we officially kicked off our sixth Internet Essentials back-to-school season with the release of a five year progress report on Internet Essentials.  It was symbolic, as five years ago in Chicago, Comcast started on a journey to help close th

Comcast Announces Six Time Olympic Medal Winner Jackie Joyner-Kersee To Serve As National Spokeswoman For Internet Essentials

Joyner-Kersee to participate in a national road show for the 2016 – 2017 academic year.
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August 9, 2016 /Philadelphia, PA /3BL Media/ - Comcast Corporation today announced Jackie Joyner-Kersee will serve as a national spokeswoman for Internet Essentials, the largest and most successful broadband adoption program in the country. Soon to kick off its sixth annual back-to-school season, Internet Essentials has helped close the digital divide for more than 600,000 families, benefitting 2.4 million low-income Americans.

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