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Showing Up for Arizona Students, Families and Teachers

NortonLifeLock funds COVID-19 relief grants for all eligible Arizona PTAs that applied
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By Leslie Boggs, President of National PTA

Where the Vulnerable Jobs Are in U.S. Cities

A new tool from Brookings' researchers provides a snapshot of the low-wage/no benefits job market in 380 cities and all 50 states to guide public and private sectors in rebuilding.
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This article originally appeared on The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

The crux: As COVID-19 disrupts local economies, cities and states are assessing the impact on workers and strategizing how to rebuild more equitably. Minimizing the number of low-wage, no-benefits jobs will be a priority. A new tool can help.

Honoring Everyday Real-Life Heroes on World Humanitarian Day

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During these unprecedented times, access to good nutrition has been a challenge and the need is greater than ever. The Herbalife Nutrition Foundation has continued their work by providing nourishment, care, and education to children around the world. As well as, Herbalife Nutrition independent distributors have continued to serve and support their customers, essential Herbalife Nutrition employees have kept manufacturing facilities and distribution centers running while adhering to health and safety guidelines.

Alexion Joins the Covid Alliance to Support Testing in Ireland

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the lives of people all around the world, inspiring individuals and companies alike to step up and serve their communities in more ways than ever before.

Health Is the Heart of Resilience: Paving the Way to Better Risk Management

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COVID-19 has laid bare the seemingly obvious, yet often overlooked fact that ensuring employee safety and health, not to mention customer and supply chain worker safety, is critical to executing a sustainable business strategy. Hear from a diverse group of experts who are prioritizing health to improve risk management and achieve greater financial resilience.

More Than 50 Cities and Counties Are Set to Offer One-On-One, Professional Financial Counseling or Financial Navigation Services to Build Resident Financial Stability During COVID-19

The CFE Fund Is Supporting 31 Cities in Launching New Financial Navigator Program Serving over 35,000 Residents, and 20 Localities in Pivoting Financial Empowerment Center Services to Provide Remote Financial Assistance to Residents
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NEW YORK, Aug 13, 2020 /3BL Media/National nonprofit organization the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund), in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, Citi Foundation, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and the Wells Fargo Foundation, announced today that more than 50 city and county partner governments across the country are set to offer financial counseling and financial navigation services for their local residents in need.

Coronavirus: Opportunity for a New Health Paradigm

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The coronavirus pandemic has humbled humanity and shed light on the fragility of the world and the health systems built to deliver care. At the same time, rapid advances in technology and medical science have shown potential new paths forward to building a healthier future.

With its rich health data and global leadership in technology, life sciences, and precision manufacturing, Japan has the capacity to play a leading role in designing a new health paradigm.

Intel Launches Expanded Initiative to Help Underserved Students, School Districts Overcome COVID-19 Barriers

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Intel has convened a partnership group with First Book to launch the Creating Learning Connections Initiative, which is designed to fuel education by supporting students in Title I-eligible school districts affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program gives underserved students and educators access to critical tools and resources, including internet connectivity, technology devices and hands-on STEAM learning solutions.

How This Military Colonel, Executive and Mom of Three Is Managing During These Stressful Times

"I’m wearing more hats than ever," says Rebecca Gray, executive director of Military & Veteran Affairs at Comcast NBCUniversal. "And yet I feel like the disparate parts of my life have somehow become unified."
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By Rebecca Gray

I’ve always worn a lot of hats. I’m a senior officer in the Air National Guard. I’m an executive at Comcast. I’m a mom of three 15-year-old girls. I solo parent during the week while my husband works in another city.

All of those jobs have become more complicated in recent months, with both coronavirus and a national reckoning on race; I’m also the wife of a black man and the mother of three girls from China.

I’m wearing more hats than ever. And yet I feel like the disparate parts of my life have somehow become unified, for the first time.

Telemedicine: TeleSafe, TeleConvenient

The boom in virtual medical care couldn’t have come at a better time
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Living in COVID times is challenging, not least of all when in need of a doctor. Maybe you have a primary care physician, but stay-at-home restrictions, work-from-home status, watching the kids or just plain risk of exposure make seeing them a challenge. Maybe you don’t have a regular doctor, but you’re worried that your dry cough isn’t going away or that your headaches won’t stop.

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