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Celebrating Our Millionth Volunteer

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On Saturday, April 21, we celebrated our 17th Comcast Cares Day – and surpassed our millionth volunteer since this amazing company tradition began in 2001. Giving back to the communities where we live and work is at the core of our Comcast NBCUniversal culture, and Comcast Cares Day is our way of recognizing our employees’ commitment to improving communities each and every day.

To mark this major milestone, we tracked down our one millionth volunteer – and her name is Kyeshia Bates, a Comcast employee for seven years who works on our fulfillment team just outside of Detroit.

More Than One Million Volunteers Have Improved Communities Around the World on Comcast Cares Day

By David L. Cohen
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Today, we reached an historic milestone on Comcast Cares Day – more than one million volunteers have joined in  service to improve their communities around the world since 2001.  Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends, and community partners participated in the 17th annual Comcast Cares Day, the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort and a powerful representation of the company’s year-round commitment to community service.  What started with 6,100 volunteers in 2001 in one city has now grown to more than 100,000 volunteers this year at over 1,000 sites in

The Arbor Day Foundation and Comcast NBCUniversal to Plant 1,000+ Trees in California, Colorado, Florida and Texas Communities Devastated by Recent Natural Disasters

Hundreds of volunteers take part in urban planting initiative in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, California wildfires and invasive insects in Denver
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Part of Comcast Cares Day, Largest Single-Day Corporate Service Event in the Country

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Part of Comcast Cares Day, Largest Single-Day Corporate Service Event in the Country

Why We Cannot Innovate Without Inclusion

by Dalila Wilson-Scott
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Recently about 50 social impact executives came to Philadelphia for a two-day Learning Journey to explore the state of technology and inclusive innovation. Hosted by Comcast NBCUniversal and the Social Innovation Summit, the exploration featured intimate discussions with city leaders like Mayor Jim Kenney, University of Pennsylvania President Dr.

Comcast NBCUniversal Again Named a Top Ten Company By LinkedIn

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. This is the second year in a row that Comcast NBCUniversal has been included among the Top Ten companies
  2. Comcast NBCUniversal employs more than 164,000 full-time and part-time workers.
  3. Comcast has hired more than 15,000 Veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and Military Spouses across Comcast NBCUniversal.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. This is the second year in a row that Comcast NBCUniversal has been included among the Top Ten companies
  2. Comcast NBCUniversal employs more than 164,000 full-time and part-time workers.
  3. Comcast has hired more than 15,000 Veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and Military Spouses across Comcast NBCUniversal.

City Year Names David L. Cohen and Jonathan S. Lavine Co-Chairs of its National Board of Trustees

Tushara Canekeratne, George Nichols, Enrique Salem and Wendy Spencer Join Board as National Trustees
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BOSTON, March 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — City Year, an education nonprofit fueled by national service that helps students and schools to succeed, announced today that David L. Cohen and Jonathan S. Lavine have been elected co-chairs of its national Board of Trustees.

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast NBCUniversal, Cohen has served as vice-chair of the national board since 2013, when Lavine, Co-Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Bain Capital Credit, was first elected chair. The two will now lead the national board together.

Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrates Military Hiring Achievement

By Carol Eggert
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In 2015, Comcast NBCUniversal committed to achieving an exciting but ambitious goal – the hiring of 10,000 Veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and Military Spouses across our company by the end of 2017. We are committed to military hiring because it strengthens our team, and our long-standing support of military and veteran organizations across the country.

Bridging the Digital Divide

How afterschool time can generate content creators
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by Edwin Link

It’s important to frame best practices for afterschool providers in terms of engagement and participation in the world, not simply proficiency with computers and the Internet. It’s not about having a laptop or a smart phone, it’s about using the laptop or smartphone to translate a child’s worldview into content. It’s about giving them the creative space to digitally develop a voice. Here are a few examples:

The Power of Corporations Doing Good

by NationSwell Team
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According to Comcast NBCUniversal's Dalila Wilson-Scott, it comes down to authenticity.

In the third installment of our series 10 Leaders on Business for Good, NationSwell founder and CEO Greg Behrman chats with Wilson-Scott about her social-impact work and the changing nature of corporate civic engagement.

What are some things that set Comcast NBCUniversal apart in the way they address corporate citizenship and social impact?

Boys & Girls Clubs’ Website for Kids Seeks to Bridge Digital Divide

By Stell Simonton
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Since September, Boys & Girls Club members can access the new site MyFuture.net site from anywhere on a computer, smartphone or tablet, can share their media projects and “like” others’ projects. Activities on the site are integrated into club activities; kids can earn digital badges. Using the site allows kids to gain digital skills and interact with others.

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