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AEG and BET Team Up for Seventh Annual BET Experience Youth Program Presented by AEG

Program has served more than 300 high school students in the greater Los Angeles area to provide exclusive, in-depth look at entertainment industry
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AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, and BET Networks teamed up to host the seventh annual BET Experience Youth Program presented by AEG last month in conjunction with BET Experience at L.A. LIVE and the BET Awards.

The program provides high school students with an in-depth look at the entertainment industry through exclusive access to executives, artists and professionals throughout the industry in addition to hands-on music education.

Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Raleigh-Durham Revitalization Efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support economic and workforce development, youth programs and neighborhood beautification
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RALEIGH, N.C., July 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $500,000 in donations to five local nonprofits to help revitalize Raleigh-Durham neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Third Annual FCA US ‘Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day’ Rolls Out New Bikes to 150 Detroit Students

Students recognized for improvements in the ABC’s – Attendance, Behavior and Course Performance
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June 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ahead of the summer break, FCA US LLC hosted the third annual ‘Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day,’ presenting 150 elementary and middle school students with new bicycles, helmets and children’s books in recognition of their improvement in one or more of the ABC's – Attendance, Behavior and Course Performance.

Positive Youth Development

Setting the Stage for Future Economic Success
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Like an infant who sees rapid physical changes in the short amount of time to toddlerhood, adolescents experience the same kind of rapid change in their social and emotional development on their way to adulthood. Traditional thinking on adolescence characterizes this as a time when youth display negative risk-taking behaviors. A Positive Youth Development (PYD) approach, long used in the United States and other industrialized countries, takes a different view.

21st Century Fox and FOX Sports Support Women's Sports Foundation at Annual Gala Celebrating Female Athletes

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FOX Sports continued its longstanding support of the Women's Sports Foundation on October 19 when the network served as co-presenting sponsor of the 37th Annual Salute to Women in Sports, an event celebrating the country's top female athletes and their role in encouraging young women around the country to pursue their own athletic dreams. This was the third consecutive year that FOX Sports has sponsored this event.

Columbia University Researchers Seek Partners for Drug-Prevention Program Aimed at Hispanic Youths

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May 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Researchers at the Columbia University School of Social Work in New York are seeking partners for a study to reduce drug and alcohol abuse among Hispanic youths.

2008-2012: Tracking Adobe's Impact in the Community

Posted by: Michelle Yates, Director of Corporate Responsibility for Adobe; Executive Director of the Adobe Foundation
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We recently published Adobe’s Corporate Responsibility Five-Year Data Summary and a new interactive data visualization that highlights the change in some of our key Corporate Responsibility (CR) metrics over the past five years. Our CR programs continue to grow as we expand and define new areas where we can have a positive impact. We’re pleased to share our progress.

An Outside View: Communications Empowering Colombian Youth

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PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) and Fundación Social have partnered to launch four new Entertainment-Education (E-E) initiatives to promote youth participation in the design of community development plans throughout Colombia.  Entertainment-Education is the purposeful incorporation of educational content into entertaining media to simultaneously inform and amuse audiences. 

The initiative specifically targets nearly 100,000 youth in four regions of Colombia – Bogotá, Ibagué, Pasto and Union and Barbosa – all of which have been identified by Fundación Social as high priority areas.   The total population of these four regions is more than 2.2 million people. The program will use a variety of media to give legitimacy to youth cultural expressions in their communities; encourage youth participation in community development planning; and promote peaceful co-existence for citizen.

The program officially launched during a workshop from April 4th to 9th in Colombia.  Below, Media Impact Partnership Officer, Sylvia Torres, shares her thoughts on the workshop.

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PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) and Fundación Social have partnered to launch four new Entertainment-Education (E-E) initiatives to promote youth participation in the design of community development plans throughout Colombia.  Entertainment-Education is the purposeful incorporation of educational content into entertaining media to simultaneously inform and amuse audiences. 

The initiative specifically targets nearly 100,000 youth in four regions of Colombia – Bogotá, Ibagué, Pasto and Union and Barbosa – all of which have been identified by Fundación Social as high priority areas.   The total population of these four regions is more than 2.2 million people. The program will use a variety of media to give legitimacy to youth cultural expressions in their communities; encourage youth participation in community development planning; and promote peaceful co-existence for citizen.

The program officially launched during a workshop from April 4th to 9th in Colombia.  Below, Media Impact Partnership Officer, Sylvia Torres, shares her thoughts on the workshop.

How It Is: High School Girls Use Drama to Address Gossip

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Twenty New York City public school students at the Urban Assembly School of Business for Young Women (SBYW) are working with Media Impact in an effort to improve their school community.  The young woemn are part of Media Impact’s My School – My Community program to engage students in creating critical conservations about issues in their schools -- in this case gossip and school spirit.
 

When We Decided to Take Charge: A Student Perspective of Media Impact's My School - My Community

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Seventy New York City public school students came together on February 4th at a workshop hosted by Media Impact in an effort to improve their school communities.  The youth, students at the Urban Assembly Academy of Civic Engagement (CIVIC) and the Urban Assembly School of Business for Young Women (SBYW), are part of Media Impact’s My School – My Community program to engage students in creating critical conservations about issues in their schools.
 

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