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Washington Post Live Convenes Oct. 8 Forum: “Bridging the Digital Divide”

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Tune into the livestream from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET at http://wapo.st/digdivide or follow along with the discussion using hashtag #digdivide2015. 

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Tune into the livestream from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET at http://wapo.st/digdivide or follow along with the discussion using hashtag #digdivide2015. 

Putting Technology to Work for People with Disabilities

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By Fred Maahs, Senior Director of National Partnerships, Comcast Corporation

Over the years, technology has made all of our jobs easier, but for those of us in the disability community, technology has made many of our jobs possible.

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and as I think about the collective progress we’ve made, it strikes me that much of that progress can be credited to advances in technology.

Comcast, NASCAR Start Award To Honor Charitable Work

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September 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - As part of its long-term partnership with NASCAR, Comcast announced the creation of the Comcast Community Champion of the Year Award, honoring NASCAR team members for their outstanding charitable endeavors.

Comcast Cares Day: Making Change And Making History

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By Charisse Lillie, Vice President, Community Investment, Comcast Corporation, and President, Comcast Foundation in Community Investment

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By Charisse Lillie, Vice President, Community Investment, Comcast Corporation, and President, Comcast Foundation in Community Investment

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Philadelphia Launches 'A Bold Change For Kids' Campaign

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The $40 million initiative will include funding for a new ‘Ralph J. Roberts Boys & Girls Club’ in Germantown and an Ed Snider youth hockey foundation ice rink. Six additional Boys & Girls clubs will receive a major overhaul.

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The $40 million initiative will include funding for a new ‘Ralph J. Roberts Boys & Girls Club’ in Germantown and an Ed Snider youth hockey foundation ice rink. Six additional Boys & Girls clubs will receive a major overhaul.

Comcast Announces Fifth Back-To-School Kickoff For Internet Essentials

More than 2 million low-income Americans, from 500,000 families, have now crossed the digital divide at home with Internet Essentials.
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Philadelphia, PA, August 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Comcast today announced several significant enhancements and milestones for Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive high-speed Internet adoption program. The company said it plans to double the service’s download Internet speed, offer subscribers a Wi-Fi router for no additional cost, and conduct several pilot programs for low-income senior citizens.

Scripps Networks Interactive Salutes Medal of Honor Recipients

Luncheon part of Medal of Honor Convention taking place this week in Knoxville, Tenn.
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Knoxville, Tennessee is host this week to the 2014 Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention. As part of the week-long celebration, more than 20 Medal of Honor recipients were recognized Wednesday at a private VIP luncheon hosted by Scripps Networks Interactive.

HGTV, DIY Network and Food Network Brands Partner with Comcast to Give Back on Comcast Cares Day

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May 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Scripps Networks Interactive employees and on-air hosts partnered with Comcast to support local communities on Comcast Cares Day.  The annual day of giving involved more than 80,000 volunteers, and the end results created a positive impact on numerous communities across the nation. Scripps Networks Interactive brands -- HGTV, DIY and Food Network – joined in on projects in Philadelphia and Atlanta. 

What We’re Reading: Opt-out of Location Tracking, Filters Don’t Help, Funds for Connecting Schools, What Comcast+Time Warner Means to Us

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Week of February 17, 2014

To help you keep up with what’s going on with kids, families, schools, and technology, we’ve compiled a list of stories, tips, and insights, we’ve found most useful over the past week.  What have you been reading? Tell us below or Tweet @TrendISKF.

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