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Comcast NBCUniversal Named a Top 10 Company on DiversityInc's Top 50 List

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We are pleased to announce that for the fourth year in a row, Comcast NBCUniversal has been honored as a top 10 company on DiversityInc’s Top 50 list as one of the nation’s most inclusive companies, placing #6 overall.

In addition, Comcast NBCUniversal was honored on 11 of DiversityInc’s 2021 Specialty Lists, including being honored as the #1 Company for Talent Acquisition for Women of Color:

Jason Conyard — Chief Information Officer Talks PRIDE & Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at VMware

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At VMware, we celebrate people from a wide variety of dynamic backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We deliver transformative IT solutions by harnessing the power of human difference and building a community that is inclusive and diverse. Recently, we sat down (virtually) with Jason Conyard, Chief Information Officer and Executive Sponsor of the Pride@VMware POD (Power of Difference) at VMware. Read on to get to know Jason.

Oportun Joins the Human Rights Campaign Business Coalition for the Equality Act

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SAN CARLOS, CALIF., April 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT), a financial services company that leverages its digital platform to provide hardworking people with responsible, affordable, and credit-building alternatives to payday and auto title loans, today announced that it has joined the Human Rights Campaign Business Coalition for the Equality Act (H.R.5).

Actor and Director Tony Plana to Be Honored at the 6th Annual National Latino Leadership Conference

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MIAMI, April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE), an initiative under the National Diversity Council, will host the Sixth Annual National Latino Leadership Conference from September 14th-September 15th via Zoom. This year’s theme is "The Rise, Power, and Influence of Latino Leaders".

Focus on Diversity in Orlando Area Will Boost Grassroots Groups

United Arts of Central Florida will use a Duke Energy grant to help small arts organizations
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Amid the national reckoning over racial injustice, sparked by the killing of George Floyd last year, the United Arts of Central Florida began reexamining its priorities.

For years, the nonprofit promoted diversity and inclusion by encouraging organizations to create programming that would appeal to a variety of audiences. The endeavor – funded by grants from Duke Energy – was a success. While the programs and audiences were diverse, few of the organizations were.

Taking a Stand: American Advocates for LGBTQ Rights and Hate Crimes Legislation

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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ — American joined with dozens of other Texas-based companies today in an open letter to state lawmakers, making clear the airline supports the inclusion of LGBTQ people in nondiscrimination laws and opposes any effort to exclude the LGBTQ community from full civil rights protections under the law. The effort was led by Texas Competes, a coalition of businesses aligned on ensuring a fair and welcoming Texas for LGBTQ people.

Oportun Announces Statement of Support for The Equality Act (H.R.5)

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SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT), a financial services company that leverages its digital platform to provide hardworking people with responsible, affordable, and credit-building alternatives to payday and auto title loans, today published a statement of support for the Equality Act (H.R.5).

An App That Makes Financial Sense for Older LGBTQ Adults

SAGECents, available through the advocacy group SAGE and funded by Wells Fargo, addresses economic stability and stress in the aging LGBTQ population.
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Like many people, Frank Liu and Donna Sue Johnson worry about being able to take care of themselves and their partners as they age. But as members of the LGBTQ community, they’ve sought financial guidance that takes into account unique concerns faced by LGBTQ elders. Johnson, for instance, experienced many years of economic inequities. This is common among women who, like Johnson, are in their 60s or older and in same-sex relationships.

P&G and Global Citizen Team up on World Recovery Plan Sustain Post-Pandemic Recovery

P&G is Stepping Forward to Lead with Love to Resume Learning Everywhere, Protect the Planet and Equity for All
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We’re teaming up with Global Citizen to call for international solidarity and renewed commitments for a fairer, more equal future for everyone. It’s called the World Recovery Plan, and we’re supporting these efforts because at P&G, our goal is to Lead With Love in every community we touch.

Right now the world is facing serious challenges that impact all of us. We’re stepping forward to Lead with Love through our company and brand acts of good supporting key aspects of the World Recovery Plan:

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