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Mentors Make Lasting Impact on Students

Verizon Innovative Learning taps mentors to create STEM career pathways
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By: Kenrya Rankin

In her four years as program director for the Verizon Innovative Learning Rural Young Women program at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland, June Evans has seen her students blossom. Hailing from both suburban and semi-rural parts of the county, they have shifted from being uncertain about their place in STEM, to finding a home in design thinking and innovation.

STEM Enrichment Program at Clark Atlanta Lights the Way

How the Verizon Innovative Learning initiative is changing students’ ideas of what’s possible
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Before Mekhi Burgess’ first day at the Young Men of Color program at Clark Atlanta University, he liked STEM, but didn’t see how he could make a career out of it. But after going through a three-week summer immersion experience on the Atlanta, Georgia campus, he knew he wanted to major in computer science.

AISES Receives $962,500 Grant From the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to Increase the Representation of Indigenous Peoples in STEM

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., September 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - AISES announced today that the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a $962,500 general operating grant to increase the representation of Indigenous peoples in North America and the Pacific Islands in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education and careers. Over the next three years, grant funds will strengthen and build the AISES internal capacity to produce and use data and knowledge in advancing its work.

Meet Karen; Chevron's Senior Advisor of Social Investment

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Meet Karen, who’s working in local communities to advance racial and social equity in education.

Through Chevron’s educational investment programs and equity-forward partnerships, Karen is helping Chevron advance long-term social equity efforts in communities where they operate.

Read about the difference her work is making in the 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report

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Ecofin Strives to Make a Positive Impact Without Compromising Returns

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by Brent Newcomb, President of Ecofin

Ecofin is a sustainable investing specialist dedicated to climate action, social impact and water.

First, climate action is the drive to reduce emissions, and includes both the energy transition and waste transition.  This means conventional categories such as solar, wind, hydro and batteries, in addition to the electrification of transport, energy efficiency, waste-to-value (recycling) and waste-to-energy (cleaner fuels such as renewable natural gas).

Freeport-McMoRan Named to The Civic 50 List for Commitment to Community

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July 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan for being recognized for its commitment to community support and transformation. For the ninth consecutive year, Freeport-McMoRan has been named as a Civic 50 honoree.

Gildan and World Vision on Track to Achieving a Decade-Long Partnership

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Gildan and World Vision Honduras have signed onto another two-year partnership, effectively locking in what will soon be a decade-long collaborative effort to support communities in Honduras. In this next phase, Gildan has committed USD $175,000 toward a Children’s Education and Transformation program, bringing Gildan’s investment to over USD $600,000 since the partnership began.

CNH Industrial South America Champions Education Campaign in Brazil

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CNH Industrial South America partnered up with the Gente de Bem, a local organization that promotes education among teenagers and young adults. Gente de Bem was founded in 2006 on the belief that education can not only change the life of an individual, but also have a positive impact on the entire community and even the country.

Life-changing Access: Why Verizon Innovative Learning Matters to Me

By: Ayana Byrd
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How next-gen tech, digital access and mentorship support students in STEM enrichment programs

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How next-gen tech, digital access and mentorship support students in STEM enrichment programs

Summer Learning Made Fun with No-Cost Family Resources from Discovery Education and Partners

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Silver Spring, Md., Thursday, June 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ — To accelerate student learning and ignite their natural curiosity, Discovery Education presents parents and guardians an array of no-cost dynamic digital resources for the summer. This selection of content, created in partnership with leading corporate and community partners, inspires families to learn together by exploring the world around them during the summer break. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.

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