Comcast and the U.S. Department Of Housing And Urban Development Announce Pilot Program to Close The Digital Divide

Public housing residents in Miami, Nashville, Philadelphia, and Seattle are now eligible to apply for Internet Essentials.
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PHILADELPHIA, PA, March 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Comcast today announced a pilot program with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHome initiative to attack the digital divide for public housing residents.

Internet Essentials Reaches New Milestone: 600,000 Families Connected


By David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation

Bringing Boston’s Haitian Community Online


About three years ago, Steve Hackley, a Boston area senior vice president at Comcast, bought lunch for a sales and marketing representative to reward her outstanding job performance.

Unknowingly, he also sparked the company’s relationship with a local nonprofit committed to helping one of Boston’s most under-resourced neighborhoods.

Countdown to Comcast Cares Day

Today, March 11th, marks 50 days until our 15th annual Comcast Cares Day on April 30th.
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On April 30th, tens of thousands of Comcast NBCUniversal employees, their friends and families will roll up their sleeves along with our community partners to make change happen in our local communities to beautify local parks, remove graffiti, pick up trash, stock food banks, revitalize schools – and much more. Over the years, Comcast Cares Day has evolved into a family tradition for many of our volunteers.

Honoring Philadelphia's Future Leaders


To honor Gus Amsterdam, a founding board member of Comcast Corporation, we established the Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award, which provides financial support to two Philadelphia-area high school graduates planning to attend a Philadelphia college or university.

David L. Cohen: The Cruel Irony of the 'Digital Divide' and how it's Hurting Philadelphia


For more than a decade, there has been a national debate about how to close the digital divide: the gap between those who are connected to high-speed Internet at home and those who are not. The issue not only has a profound impact on individual families, but also on our region's business owners, economy builders, and employers.

Comcast NBCUniversal to be Recognized for Support of National Service

Global media and technology company among bipartisan group of national service advocates being honored.
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Washington, D.C., February 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Voices for National Service, a diverse coalition of national service programs, state service commissions and individual champions, who work to ensure Americans of all ages have the opportunity to serve and volunteer in their community, will present Comcast NBCUniversal with the Corporate Service Award for its extraordinary and longstanding dedication to the national service movement, including its ongoing support of

Countdown To Comcast Cares Day: 100 Days


In 100 days, Comcast NBCUniversal will celebrate its 15th annual Comcast Cares Day, the culmination of the company’s year-round commitment to improving communities through service.

To begin the countdown, take a look back at five ways Comcast Cares Day volunteers made change happen last year:

#GIFtATree This Holiday Season

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With a few simple clicks, you can share holiday cheer and help the environment with Green is Universal’s #GIFtATree campaign. 

Go to before Dec. 31 to create and share an animated tree GIF, or use #GIFtATree on social media. For each of these actions, Green is Universal and the Arbor Day Foundation will plant one tree, up to 25,000, in a state park or national forest.  


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