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Questions (and Answers) That Matter When Developing an Inclusive Society

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“A great question refuses to be answered; so it keeps leading us into deeper connections with each other & into deeper thinking.”

– Judith Snow

Change agent, activist and friend Judith Snow once said this, and it immediately captured my imagination at the time. Over the years, it has become a powerful tool of practice for me. A rich set of questions can yield immense wisdom when asked of many people, with a genuine curiosity at the core of the asking.

Bring Your Future Engineer to Work Day

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A team of Ingersoll Rand engineers, lab technicians, human resources representatives, sales team members and procurement leaders celebrated 2015 National Engineers Week by hosting the first annual “Bring Your Future Engineer to Work Day” at the company’s campus in Davidson, North Carolina. The goals were to further STEM outreach into the community and spark children’s interest in engineering careers.

Real Tools for Schools

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Sponsored by the Ingersoll Rand Foundation and the company’s power tools business, the Real Tools for Schools Program makes grants of up to $10,000 available to as many as 50 high school automotive technology vocational programs. In addition, Ingersoll Rand employees are partnering with participating high schools to deliver seminars, hands-on training and learning enrichment experiences for students enrolled in automotive technician programs.

Holland America Line Celebrates Grand Opening of Denali Square Complex in Alaska with $20,000 Donation to Local School District

United States Senator Lisa Murkowski among distinguished attendees
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Guests on Holland America Line’s award-winning Alaska Land+Sea Journeys can now experience new dining, entertainment and amenities at the Denali Square complex located in the heart of the company’s McKinley Chalet Resort at the gates of Denali National Park. To celebrate today’s grand opening, Holland America Line presented the Denali Borough School District with a $20,000 check that will be spent on modernizing interactive classroom technology.

Facts About Global Poverty and Employment

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Facts About Global Poverty and Employment

“Get a job!” If only it were that easy. Stable employment is key for escaping poverty, which is why Children International works so hard to help teens find it. But significant barriers to finding jobs stand in the way. When work is available, it is often no cakewalk.

Facts About Global Poverty and Empowerment

Children International Gives Kids Access to the Basic Tools They Need to Succeed
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Facts About Global Poverty and Empowerment

Empowering kids is a big part of what Children International does. But what does it mean? Giving kids access to the basic tools they need to succeed. Instilling in them confidence that they can break free from poverty. Building them into engaged citizens of their communities. To name just a few, of course!

Did you know that worldwide, 2 billion people are without any kind of bank account?

Facts About Global Poverty and Education

Education Is One Key Area of Focus in Children International's Poverty-Fighting Approach
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Facts About Global Poverty and Education

Everyone knows that education is important, but its role in giving kids a ticket out of poverty is huge! Learn more about just how essential education is and see why it’s one of the key areas of focus in Children International's poverty-fighting approach.

Did you know that a woman’s earning potential will be up to 20% higher for every year of schooling she completes?

Global Poverty Facts

Children International Is Focused on Ending Poverty by Helping Children and Youth
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Global Poverty Facts

How does health impact poverty? Does a lack of education cause poverty, or does poverty create a lack of access to education? And can poor health impact education, too? Yeah, it gets complicated. Cause and effect can be difficult to pin down. In reality, all of these challenges are intertwined.

Visit children.org to check out some facts about poverty that may surprise you. 

 

Leading Corporations Gained Competitive Advantage through Societal Engagement Programs

Largest societal engagement survey of 272 companies demonstrates recognition of connection between corporate social responsibility and building a strong business
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New York, NY June 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In the most complete annual analysis of corporate societal engagement, CECP, in association with The Conference Board, found in their annual Giving in Numbers survey that companies actively changed the structure of their business to capitalize on the clear-cut competitive advantage of societal investment.

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