September 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Equality issues have reached a tipping point. The internal goals that companies set and communicate on diversity & inclusion must translate into external societal change, that’s the only way business can make an impact when talking about social equity. Companies cannot just have a stance they must now act and there must be change.
The intersection of a global pandemic and reinvigorated demands for racial equity and social justice has created a gut-check moment for communities across the country, one that calls for a “new model” of place-based philanthropy. Now is the time to re-imagine a community and economy that work for all and re-invest to make them happen.
Ideabar, a Cox Enterprises company, to use Empowering Equality program to promote social justice
ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Ideabar is accepting nominations for the Empowering Equality program now through Sept. 30. One metro Atlanta nonprofit will win $250,000 of in-kind marketing services to advance racial equality and social justice. Ideabar, a Cox Enterprises company, is a world-class marketing and media agency with offices in Atlanta and West Palm Beach, Fla.
Multimedia journalists can’t stay outside the fray if they want to tell stories that are impactful and visually appealing. That was certainly true for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Alyssa Pointer, who found herself at the center of the action (and not for the first time) when covering protests over racial injustice and police brutality in Atlanta.
Medtronic Foundation Commits to First-of-Its-Kind National Partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and to Minneapolis with Support of the Northside Achievement Zone, People’s Center Clinics & Services, Among Others
As COVID-19 tears throughout the U.S., the coronavirus may not be the deadliest part of the pandemic. CNN reports that the resulting hunger crisis could kill more people than the disease itself, especially minorities.
The events of 2020 have made it even clearer that one of the most pressing issues we face together in society is inequality and the lack of access and opportunity that goes with it. Around the world, this unfortunate reality has many faces, and it pressures the lives of too many individuals, families and communities. Though addressing inequality is challenging and complex and there is no easy fix, as the world’s largest restaurant company, we’re at an inflection point where our actions can, and should, make real and lasting change.
My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge Highlights Social Justice and the Fight for Equality
June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With the launch of My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge, Girl Rising and HP invite individuals across the globe to share stories of how young leaders are fighting for human rights, racial justice, gender equity, and girls’ education at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is revealing deeply entrenched inequities. Through My Story, Girl Rising is accepting narrative, video, digital image, or audio submissions that tell stories of the leadership, courage and creativity that young people are demonstrating to build a better future.
10 actions to help people stand up against racism and social injustice
Recent events involving racial inequity and injustice have shown us that racism is still very much alive. Change starts with each of us and we can play a role in addressing the far-too-prevalent discrimination against Black individuals—both now and in the future, forever.
Some companies are helping their people take action. And many are looking to strengthen their existing diversity and inclusion programs to create long-term, collective impact.