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AT&T Aspire Accelerator Alumni: Where Are They Now? CommonLit's Story

By Michelle Brown, founder & CEO of CommonLit, 2016 AT&T Aspire Accelerator member
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In the spring of 2016, CommonLit.org was a collection of about 100 individual PDF reading lessons that English teachers could download and use with their students. Despite its humble start, I had a big vision. 

I came to the AT&T Aspire team with a simple pitch: Create the best reading and writing program in America and make it available for free so that even the most vulnerable students could access it online.

Income-Qualified Families to Receive Long Beach Green Homes

Habitat LA and Edison International partner to build new energy-efficient homes
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The lives of four low-income families will change for the better next year when they receive the keys to new energy-efficient homes in Long Beach, where construction recently kicked off.

Built by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, with funding support from Edison International, the homes are part of Habitat LA’s plan to revitalize the Washington Neighborhood — one of Long Beach’s most impoverished areas.

Unlocking Imagination Through Writing

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation at AT&T, and Gerald Richards, CEO of 826 National
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Remember the first time you put pen to paper as a kid to write your first story? It was a world of endless possibility, defined only by your imagination. Flying cars, dogs in suits, chocolate planets -- you could create any world you wanted. 

AT&T Setting Out to Connect More U.S. Residents to the Internet

Access from AT&T” is an Affordable Wireline Home Internet Option for Low-Income Households
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AT&T1 is making wireline home Internet service more affordable for low-income households starting today through Access from AT&T, a new program designed to help bridge the digital divide.

McKesson's Community Days to Benefit Cancer Patients in Need

More than 11,000 employee volunteers nationwide to help give cancer patients needed items to provide comfort and relief during treatment
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SAN FRANCISCO, October 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – From October 27 – November 1, 2014, more than 11,000 McKesson employees at more than 170 locations across the U.S. will participate in the 16th Community Days program, an annual company event. During Community Days, employees will gather for large group volunteer projects benefiting the local communities where they live and work.

MetLife Foundation Supports Financial Services Working Group Focused on Testing Innovative Small-Dollar Credit Products

New Research Highlights Consumer Preferences for Key Product Features
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Chicago, IL, June 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ – – MetLife Foundation announced its partnership with the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) in support of the Small-Dollar Credit Test & Learn Working Group.

Rebuilding Together Launches National Rebuilding Month in April

Over 3,000 home repair projects to be completed by more than 50,000 volunteers across the country
Press Release

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit with a vision of a safe and healthy home for every person, announced today that April 2014 marks its fourth annual National Rebuilding Month. National Rebuilding Month is the organization’s nationwide call to provide safe and healthy homes for America’s low-income homeowners and families across the country during the month of April leading up to National Rebuilding Day on April 26, an annual culmination of the month’s events.

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