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Box Tops for Education Partners With Black Men Teach

By Hanna Johnson
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Black male teachers have an immense positive impact for all students in the classroom, yet they are significantly underrepresented, according to research from the Institute of Labor Economics. 

Only 2% of teachers in the U.S. are Black males. In Minnesota, the gap widens to just 0.5%. 

AAUW: 2020 Summary Report Tech Trek Wearable Tech STEM Camp

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In partnership with Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) offered a virtual Wearable Tech Trek.

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Building Capacity Through Our Engagement With Teachers and Educators

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Teachers and educators are on the front line of sparking students’ interest in STEM and inspiring them to be the next generation of innovators. We collaborate with diverse organizations to create STEM giving programs that provide teachers and educators with the support, skills, knowledge, and tools they need to effectively engage their students in the world of STEM education.

“Train the trainers” workshops, a collaboration with Adream Foundation.

The Long-term Partnership Between GP and Kids In Need Foundation – A Commitment to Equality in Education

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The long-term partnership between GP and Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) has grown even stronger over the past year—a transformative year that children, parents and teachers will never forget. The very same pages of the history books that they are reading now will be totally different in the years to come. The pandemic has exposed systemic problems with our education system and have brought to the forefront the differences between the haves and have nots.

Whole Kids Foundation Awards 2021 Young Entrepreneurs Pilot Grant

Nonprofit and Supplier Partners Invest $25,000 in Youth-led Roots for the Home Team
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AUSTIN, Texas, May 05, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that Minnesota-based Roots for the Home Team has been awarded the 2021 Young Entrepreneurs Pilot Grant worth $25,000. The grant is aimed at supporting youth-led business programs that are improving the way kids eat through gardening, plant-forward cooking or nutrition education.

How One STEM Mentor at 3M is Changing Girls' Lives

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During National Volunteer Week, we celebrate 3Mers who get involved to make a difference in their communities. 3Mers like Caroline Ylitalo, a division scientist in the Personal Safety Division who volunteers as a mentor for the next generation of scientists and engineers.

From math whiz to mentor: Caroline's journey

Igniting Genomic Literacy in the Classroom

Empowering students to envision themselves as future scientists, innovators, and trailblazers
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At Illumina, we are committed to furthering genomics literacy through STEM education to ensure equitable access for all. Building the future of genomics starts with inspiring today’s youth to be tomorrow’s scientists, inventors, and innovators. This begins with bringing genomics into the classroom, as we believe a robust STEM education is key to accelerating breakthroughs in genomics and realizing its potential to improve human health.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises Launches 'Nuestras Finanzas' to Bring Financial Education Initiatives to the Latino Community

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MIAMI, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, the leading media company serving Hispanics in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, is celebrating Financial Literacy Month with the kickoff of Nuestras Finanzas (Our Finances), a national program designed to inform and encourage U.S. Hispanics to accelerate their financial freedom and success.

3M Sets New STEM Goal to Empower Underrepresented Individuals

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As part of our overall commitment to creating greater equity in our communities, business practices and workplaces, 3M is setting a new global, education-focused goal. The company will advance economic equity by creating five million unique STEM and Skilled Trades learning experiences for underrepresented individuals* by the end of 2025.

Helping Schools in Houston Create Outdoor Learning Spaces

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To support local communities, the Republic Services Charitable Foundation leads initiatives to give back and support our neighborhoods. Launched in 2018, the National Neighborhood Promise® program provides funding, in-kind products and services, and volunteer opportunities to select nonprofit organizations leading neighborhood revitalization projects across the

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