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Indivisible: Sam Ball and Joan Blades on the American Creed

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Can’t we all just get along? That’s the hope of Sam Ball, the director of the new documentary film, American Creed, which tells a story of the American Dream, our nation’s patchy history of advocating for equality, and the great red/blue chasm in this country. This week on Sea Change Radio, host Alex Wise speaks with Ball, alongside Joan Blades, co-founder of MoveOn.org, who’s featured in the film. American Creed, which aired across the country recently on PBS, was made in partnership with Pulitzer Prize winning historian David M. Kennedy, and former Secretary of State, Condoleeza Rice.

Helping Transgender People Lead Authentic Lives

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From education to employment, healthcare to housing, transgender Americans fight daily for rights many take for granted. “Authentic Lives,” a new documentary from WQED, Pittsburgh’s PBS affiliate, highlights PNC as a company working toward equity and inclusion for the LGBTQ population.

Terry Boring, senior business architect and vice president of the PNC Proud employee business resource group’s Pittsburgh chapter, spoke to reporter Minette Seate about PNC’s culture of inclusion.

Hear from Domtar Private Landowners on PBS’ This American Land

Learn why people are passionate about preserving healthy forests for generations to come.
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People are at the room of healthy forests. Domtar’s sustainable forestry work is featured in an upcoming episode of the PBS series This American Land, the leading conservation news program that reports on critical issues affecting America’s natural landscapes, waters and wildlife.

America’s Heartland Season 11 Debuts

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By Amelia Sprague

Starting September 9, America’s Heartland will begin sharing another season of interesting and informative stories about agriculture in America.

Now in its 11th season, the award-winning program covers topics designed to address consumers’ questions and concerns about food safety, animal welfare and environmental sustainability. Some stories feature farmers and ranchers, some talk about agribusinesses and other cover the science behind agriculture and efforts to improve processes and yields.

Wind Blown: Ken Burns on “The Dustbowl”

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Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns has produced a new film series on the dustbowl. It features survivors, experts on climate and farming, as well as some amazing footage from the era. He’s our guest this week on Sea Change Radio. Burns and host Alex Wise discuss this important project, which is being released against the ominous backdrop of our current drought conditions.

What the U.S. Could Buy With Wasted Healthcare Dollars

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PBS created an interesting infographic on what could be done with the $750 billion waste that the Institute of Medicine report highlighted. Read the rest of the story on PBS.

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Ernst & Young LLP joins Change the Equation, a corporate initiative to stimulate science, technology, engineering and math education in the US

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - September 16, 2010 – Ernst & Young LLP is pleased to announce its membership in Change the Equation, a CEO-led initiative to cultivate widespread literacy in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), which was launched today at the White House. Change the Equation (CTEq) will aim to achieve the President’s Educate to Innovate campaign mission to increase private and philanthropic involvement in STEM education and will meet a critical need for a workforce and a citizenry fluent in science and math.

Cyberchase is making a difference by helping kids become confident problem solvers

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At Ernst & Young, we’ve teamed with the Emmy® award-winning PBS KIDSGO! series Cyberchase to help kids build their math skills.

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At Ernst & Young, we’ve teamed with the Emmy® award-winning PBS KIDSGO! series Cyberchase to help kids build their math skills.

Ernst & Young video says mentoring can help students make college part of their future

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College can be a reality for under-served students - what they need is a plan and a mentoring program like Ernst & Young's College MAP (Mentoring for Access and Persistence).

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College can be a reality for under-served students - what they need is a plan and a mentoring program like Ernst & Young's College MAP (Mentoring for Access and Persistence).

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