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Leaders and Achievers Scholarships Now Open

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. Applications are now open for Comcast’s 2020-2021 Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program through December 6.
  2. Comcast Leaders and Achievers are high school students who have been selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills.
  3. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. Applications are now open for Comcast’s 2020-2021 Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program through December 6.
  2. Comcast Leaders and Achievers are high school students who have been selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills.
  3. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses.

Clear The Shelters Campaign Results In Over 135,000 Pet Adoptions – And Counting

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The campaign launched on July 27, 2019 and ended with a Clear The Shelters Day on August 17.
  2. A total of 1,982 shelters and rescues across the country offered reduced or waived pet adoption fees on August 17 as part of the campaign.
  3. ClearTheShelters trended nationally on Twitter on August 17, with many celebrities supporting the initiative.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The campaign launched on July 27, 2019 and ended with a Clear The Shelters Day on August 17.
  2. A total of 1,982 shelters and rescues across the country offered reduced or waived pet adoption fees on August 17 as part of the campaign.
  3. ClearTheShelters trended nationally on Twitter on August 17, with many celebrities supporting the initiative.

Announcing Our 2019 Values in Action Report

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At Comcast NBCUniversal, we believe we are at our best when we are working to educate, entertain and empower people and communities. This is why we focus year-round on building meaningful connections to the communities we serve across our company.

Closing the Digital Divide: How Comcast-NBCUniversal Does Community Impact

By Ade Adeniji
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One way to measure inequality in the country is through the digital divide. A Pew Research Center article revealed that even as lower-income Americans make gains in tech adoption, the divide persists.

Fortune Ranks Comcast NBCUniversal #3 on 'Best Big Companies to Work For' List

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Comcast NBCUniversal was named one of the 2019 FORTUNE “Best Big Companies to Work For,” ranking #3 on the inaugural list, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune.

Comcast Scholarships Help Pave Road to Success

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In spring of 2019, about 800 high school seniors nationwide who exhibit exemplary performance in academics, leadership and service will be recognized by Comcast NBCUniversal through the Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Applications are now open for the $2,500 awards.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrate My.Future Week With $1 Million Red Nose Day Grant

Red Nose Day joins efforts to prepare underserved youth to compete in today’s digital workforce
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ATLANTA, November 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Boys & Girls Clubs of America today announced a $1 million grant from Red Nose Day to expand digital literacy skills to thousands more youth nationwide through the My.Future digital literacy program. The announcement comes as Boys & Girls Clubs of America celebrates “My.Future Week” with activities highlighting the critical role of digital skills in today’s world.

Comcast NBCUniversal Expands Military Hiring Goal to 21,000 by 2021

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. Comcast NBCUniversal announced it will hire an additional 11,000 military community members, bringing its total to 21,000 military hires by the end of 2021.
  2. This year Comcast NBCUniversal became a founding partner of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring 100,000 Military Spouses campaign.
  3. Comcast NBCUniversal announced in August that its Internet Essentials program expanded eligibility to low-income veterans.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. Comcast NBCUniversal announced it will hire an additional 11,000 military community members, bringing its total to 21,000 military hires by the end of 2021.
  2. This year Comcast NBCUniversal became a founding partner of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring 100,000 Military Spouses campaign.
  3. Comcast NBCUniversal announced in August that its Internet Essentials program expanded eligibility to low-income veterans.

Comcast NBCUniversal Supports Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts in Florida

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PANAMA CITY, Fla., October 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, which devastated parts of the Florida Panhandle and surrounding areas, Comcast NBCUniversal has committed to provide $700,000 to support relief efforts, including cash and in-kind contributions.  

Comcast Cares Day Service by – and for – Those Who Serve

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“It takes an entire community to help a veteran heal.”

Those words drive the mission of the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training (MCVET), an organization that provides housing and comprehensive services to homeless veterans and to help them rejoin their communities. While the center is located in Baltimore, veterans come from all over the country to find shelter there — and a path to success in their civilian lives.

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