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Viacommunity Hosts a Screening of Selma in Honor of Black History Month

by Amanda Critelli
Blog

On Feb. 21, 40 high school students from New York City and neighboring public schools made their way to Viacom’s Times Square headquarters to celebrate Black History Month with a screening of Paramount’s critically acclaimed Selma, a crucial film about the African-American experience.

Viacom to Support Courageous Youth Activists Who Have Had #Enough of Gun Violence

by Stuart Winchester
Blog

In the weeks since a gunman claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, courageous young people have marched and raised their voices to demand action on gun violence in the United States. They have had #enough.

Viacom and its brands have a long history of supporting young people’s movements around the world, and today the company is extending that tradition by leveraging its substantial multi-platform footprint to support these extraordinary individuals and amplify the reach and impact of their activism.

217 Years to Women’s Equality? Not on Viacom’s Watch

by Lisa Di Venuta
Blog

The World Economic Forum is concerned that, if nothing changes, full global gender parity is likely 217 years away.

Viacom thinks that we should start closing that gap today.

“A Victory for Common Sense” – Second Circuit Upholds LGBT Employee Rights

by Stuart Winchester
Blog

In a victory for equality in the workplace, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit this morning held that the Civil Rights Act prohibits sexual orientation in employment. This ruling legally affirms the sentiment behind a petition that Viacom and 49 other major companies signed last summer.

Viacom Women On Tech Leadership at Any Level

by Stephany Abreu
Blog

With hackathons, futuristic workspaces and mentorship programs, Viacom is a veritable technology trailblazer in the media industry. One of the reasons why the company is excelling? Female leadership.

MTV and Get Schooled Launch “We Are the Dream” Campaign with Multi Platinum Recording Artist and Activist French Montana to Support Undocumented Students Seeking Higher Education

Press Release

NEW YORK, February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Last week, MTV and Get Schooled launched, “We are the Dream,” a multi-platform campaign to amplify resources for undocumented youth seeking higher education.  Highlights of the campaign include:

Paramount Viacommunity Film Vies for Top Spot at Boston College Festival

by Stuart Winchester
Blog

​Each year, thousands of Viacom employees around the world unite for Viacommunity Day, helping to rebuild and revitalize their local communities with a series of service projects. At Paramount Pictures – which for the past two years has had the highest percentage of employees from any Viacom company division participating in projects – the day has special resonance.

Kate Remsen Inspires a Greener Viacom With “Eco-Lodeon”

by Lisa Di Venuta
Blog

Orange is the new green at Nickelodeon—at least, according to Kate Remsen, Burbank-based project coordinator, avid environmentalist and founder of Viacom’s West Coast “Eco-Lodeon” initiatives.

Remsen came to Viacom in 2013 as a Comedy Central intern while studying film and television at Loyola Marymount University. After graduation, she began working as executive assistant to David Steinberg, the senior vice president of animation production at Nickelodeon. “I always wanted to work in entertainment,” said Remsen.

Viacom Launches Campaign Backing #SeeHer Initiative

Sponsors include J&J, Unilever
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By Jon Lafayette

Viacom on Thursday launches a year-long series of public service announcements supporting the Association of National Advertisers’ #SeeHer initiative, which aims to show a positive portrayal of women in media.

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