Close to 100 PSEG employees from offices in and beyond New Jersey united on Friday morning to plant sweet potatoes in the acres of America’s Grow-a-Row, a nonprofit organization based in Pittstown.
In total, the volunteers planted about 12,000 sweet potato plants, which will yield 35,000 pounds of farm-fresh produce that America’s Grow-a-Row will donate to food banks and hunger relief agencies across the MidAtlantic region.
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There are many kinds of employee networks that develop within corporations, either as a corporate (“top-down”) initiative or because employees self-organize (a “bottom-up” initiative). Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are in the category of what I like to call activist networks. This type of corporate network is common for corporations, but is almost always compartmentalized or siloed from the rest of the business. So, how do companies integrate employee activism with day-to-day business? The simple answer is – collaboration.
In honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan - considered the tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States - each June Americans come together to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month. Pride parades, picnics, parties, workshops, symposia and concerts are held all across the country, and nonprofits like America's Charities' members listed on this page, use the month to raise awareness about the current state of LGBTQ human rights and how their respective organizations are working to protect and advocate for those rights.
Once upon a time in the early days of jet travel, business travelers accounted for three-quarters or more of the total passenger business of the major U.S. airlines (known as “trunk” carriers back in the day). Fares were long set by Federal regulation and family-friendly, tourista-friendly fare packages were scarce or non-existent. Airlines relied on the “have-to-travel-for-business” crowd.
HPE PRIDE month kicked off with a global webcast “It Gets Better," featuring Mitchell Kahine, LGBTQ+ Attorney & Phyllis Frye, the 1st US Transgender Judge & local leaders Brian Hoffmann & Linda Williams as well as PRIDE exec sponsors Chris Drago & Mike Coumos - global events are planned throughout June including PRIDE parades culminating a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall in NYC.
Gun Violence is a national problem that needs national solutions. Almost every day we hear of another mass shooting* in our country. But America’s gun violence epidemic is made up of much more than high-profile media events. Every 16 hours, a woman in America is shot and killed by a current or former intimate partner. Suicides account for 60 percent of all gun deaths. And there are many communities across the country where gun violence on their streets is an everyday reality.