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Empowering Global Problem Solvers at Cisco Live US 2015

by Austin Belisle
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Right now, nearly 16 billion people, processes, data, and things are connected to the Internet. By the time this blog post goes “live”, that number will have surely increased. And by 2020, there will be more than 50 billion connections, as the Internet of Everything becomes a reality and changes the world around us.

Hang Up and Drive

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AECOM Impact blog

Jacy Good, co-founder of Hang Up and Drive, a campaign that advocates for cell phone-free roads, spoke at a recent industry event attended by AECOM employees during the company’s Safety Week at the end of April. In her recent blog post, Good retells her story and makes the case for banning all forms of cell phone use while driving.

The Rensselaerville Institute and Versaic Partner to Drive Impact Initiatives for Grantmakers

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DELMAR, NY and SAN MATEO, CA, March 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Rensselaerville Institute (TRI) and Versaic announced a partnership today that will bring new capabilities to grant makers committed to building and improving impact through their philanthropic giving. The shared vision for this partnership is that every giving organization gets the highest impact for every dollar that goes out the door.

FOX Assembles 200-Member Transgender Choir for 'Glee' Episode

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In a recent episode that aired Friday, February 13, FOX's Glee featured a performance by a 200-person choir comprised entirely of people from the transgender community. FOX worked closely with the LGBT advocacy group GLAAD to assemble the choir.

Three Fox Series Nominated for GLAAD Media Awards

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Last week, the LGBT advocacy organization GLAAD announced the nominees for the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, which honor media for their fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives. Three Fox series were among the nominees.

Carewell Urgent Care Supports Youth Sports while Promoting Healthy Habits through the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation’s Badges for Baseball Program

4 Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston Receive New Athletic Gear, Sports Equipment and Curriculum to Enhance the Quality of Its Youth Programs
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December 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CareWell Urgent Care is providing funding in support of two signature Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation programs aimed at positively impacting youth at Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, encouraging them to develop active and healthy lifestyles.

Walden University Survey Reveals Younger Adults are Believed to be More Passionate About Positive Social Change

Insights also indicate that older adults are seen as being able to make more of a difference than younger adults
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Walden University's 2014 Social Change Impact Report reveals social change agents focus on the long term and that both younger and older generations have important roles in fostering positive social change. 

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Walden University's 2014 Social Change Impact Report reveals social change agents focus on the long term and that both younger and older generations have important roles in fostering positive social change. 

Digging Deep with Paul Hawken

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Today on Sea Change Radio we begin our two-part discussion with Paul Hawken, thought-leader, author and environmentalist, perhaps best known as the co-founder of the gardening supply chain Smith & Hawken.

More of Today’s Social Change Agents Focus on the Future Than the Present

People feel they could be doing more for social change, and there is more work to be done
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Read the entire report: 2014 Social Change Impact Report

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Read the entire report: 2014 Social Change Impact Report

STAR India Demonstrates the Role of Media in Driving Social Change

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On Sunday, October 5th, STAR India's groundbreaking social awareness series Satyamev Jayate returned for its third season. With their discussions of road safety, the LGBT community, and the positive impacts of sports, the new episodes have continued to deliver on SMJ's commitment to address India's most pressing social concerns, and by introducing a new live show, STAR is working more than ever to make sure its audience can have their voices heard.

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