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Even before Hurricane Maria touched down in Puerto Rico in September 2017, many feared the damage would be enormous. When the storm reached landfall, those fears were confirmed, and it was obvious that people’s lives on the island would be changed forever.

Stronger, Better: A Year of Disaster and Resilience

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KEY TAKEWAYS

  1. We mobilized companywide to help employees, customers, and communities during 2017’s disasters.
  2. Comcast NBCUniversal helped generate over $130 million for recovery efforts in all these communities.
  3. We opened a full-time news bureau in Puerto Rico to report on the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.
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KEY TAKEWAYS

  1. We mobilized companywide to help employees, customers, and communities during 2017’s disasters.
  2. Comcast NBCUniversal helped generate over $130 million for recovery efforts in all these communities.
  3. We opened a full-time news bureau in Puerto Rico to report on the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

Fast Forward Helps Technology Nonprofit Shift Into High Gear

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While working at a Bay Area nonprofit in the mid-2000s, Rey Faustino routinely took low-income students on tours of major technology companies.  He wanted the students to consider tech fields after high school as a path out of the housing, employment, and health care uncertainty that plagued many of their families.

But by the end of each tour, Faustino had more on his mind than career counseling.  He was thinking about the power of technology to connect people.  More specifically, the power of technology to connect his students to the services they desperately needed.

“Feed a Fever” Takes on New Meaning for Tech-Inspired Students of Color

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Felecia Hatcher’s high school guidance counselor told her she would never make it in college.  Her response?  She taught herself to code, earned $130,000 in scholarships, and became one of the nation’s leading advocates for innovation and entrepreneurship among young people of color.

Eureka! Girls Inc. Helps Girls Find Their Passion in STEM Fields

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Jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have grown substantially in the last few decades, but the number of women working in those jobs has not. In fact, in 2017, the U.S. Economics and Statistics Administration found the number of women in computer science and math actually declined.

The gender disparity in STEM occupations is consistent with findings that less than 30% of college graduates with STEM degrees are women. So just when does the divide between women and men — or girls and boys — with an interest in STEM careers begin?

Digital Literacy Unlocks Opportunity for All

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For many of us, making connections or finding information online is second nature. But for others, navigating the internet is a small triumph that can lead to life-changing independence. It’s the spark that can ignite a new passion and open doors to future career paths.

The keys that unlock these life-changing moments? Digital literacy and access to technology — two areas of strategic investment at Comcast NBCUniversal that empower people and create opportunities for those who need it most.

Learning Online, 24/7

Bridging the Opportunity Divide

Summary: 

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. One of our highest priorities as a company is helping more people participate in the innovation economy.
  2. Comcast’s Internet Essentials has connected more than 4 million low-income Americans.
  3. We’ve provided $350 million in support to fund digital inclusion efforts reaching nearly 5 million people nationally.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. One of our highest priorities as a company is helping more people participate in the innovation economy.
  2. Comcast’s Internet Essentials has connected more than 4 million low-income Americans.
  3. We’ve provided $350 million in support to fund digital inclusion efforts reaching nearly 5 million people nationally.

Comcast NBCUniversal Releases 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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PHILADELPHIA, June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Comcast NBCUniversal released its 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report today. It covers the following seven themes:

Comcast NBCUniversal Recognized for Tackling Social Challenges

By Dalila Wilson-Scott
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Today, we are proud to be recognized for the fifth straight year as one of the country’s most community-minded companies by The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The Civic 50 highlights public and private companies that have demonstrated leadership in both their investment, as well as their measurable impact in communities across the United States.

Record Breaking 17th Annual Comcast Cares Day for Comcast NBCUniversal

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  • More than 115,000 volunteers spent nearly 700,000 hours giving back to their communities.
  • Volunteers participated in over 1,200 projects in 23 countries around the world.
  • Employee Kyeshia Bates became the one-millionth volunteer to participate In Comcast Cares Day since it’s inception in 2001.
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  • More than 115,000 volunteers spent nearly 700,000 hours giving back to their communities.
  • Volunteers participated in over 1,200 projects in 23 countries around the world.
  • Employee Kyeshia Bates became the one-millionth volunteer to participate In Comcast Cares Day since it’s inception in 2001.

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