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Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

FCA Passes 25-year Mark as Exclusive Sponsor of the National Black MBA Association Graduate Student Case Competition

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  • Competition conducted at National Black MBA Association's Conference and Exposition
  • Event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2020 Business Case: The Evolution - The Ideal Digital Retailing Experience
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  • Competition conducted at National Black MBA Association's Conference and Exposition
  • Event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2020 Business Case: The Evolution - The Ideal Digital Retailing Experience

Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit Tackles COVID-19, Racism

The Movement Fights Back by Inspiring Community Resilience Around the Major Events of 2020, Continuing the Goals Outlined in the Southern Nevada Plan to End Youth Homelessness
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LAS VEGAS, Sept. 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) and Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) today announced that the fourth annual Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit will take place as a two-day virtual conference series with live events on Friday, November 13 and Friday, November 20. Themed “The Movement Fights Back,” Summit 2020 will address the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable youth and the role racism plays in perpetuating youth homelessness. 

Walmart Extends a Hand Up to Indian Farmers

By Amelia Ahl
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The Walmart Foundation recently announced it will award two grants totaling $4.5 million to the NGOs Tanager and Professional Assistance for Development Action (PRADAN) in order to improve the livelihoods of Indian farmers. These grants are a part of a $25 million commitment the foundation made in September 2018 to support smallholder Indian farmers over the course of five years.

A commitment to the supply chain from Walmart

PayPal Announces Recipients of $5 Million Community Partner Grants to Support and Sustain Black Businesses and Communities

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SAN JOSE, Calif. September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - PayPal Holdings, Inc. today named 20 nonprofit community partners that will receive grants and contributions totaling $5 million to support Black-owned businesses across the U.S. in their recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brighter Bites Delivers Healthy Options to Food-insecure Families

Sappi's Ideas That Matter grant winner makes creative shift during the pandemic
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In 2018, Allyson Lack, Founder and Creative Director of the design studio Principal, received an ITM grant to design and produce a cookbook for stakeholders of the Houston-based nonprofit, Brighter Bites. Since its inception in 2012, Brighter Bites has provided more than 27,000,000 pounds of fresh produce and millions of nutrition education to more than 275,000 individuals in multiple cities across the country. They work with public schools and community centers to assemble and distribute fruits and vegetables and materials to families in need. 

Sodexo Healthcare Donates $650,000 Ready-to-Eat Meals to Sinai Health System and the Greater Chicago Food Depository With The Help of Move For Hunger and Nelson Westerberg

Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation Gifts an Additional $100,000 Donation to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, alongside meal donation
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo has been mobilizing its resources and providing support to clients and staff to help them stay safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting economic impact. Earlier this month, Sodexo Healthcare quickly rallied partners together to ensure a surplus of 139 pallets of emergency ready-to-eat meals from Detroit did not go to waste.

On the International Day of Peace, Olympic Medallists Tulu and Meyer Reflect on a Defining Winning Moment in Barcelona 1992: “We Represented Africa.”

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They were the most natural of actions, but the hugs, kisses and flag-laden celebrations of Ethiopia’s Derartu Tulu and South Africa’s Elana Meyer after winning gold and silver respectively in the women’s 10,000m at the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 have never been forgotten.

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They were the most natural of actions, but the hugs, kisses and flag-laden celebrations of Ethiopia’s Derartu Tulu and South Africa’s Elana Meyer after winning gold and silver respectively in the women’s 10,000m at the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 have never been forgotten.

Enthusiast Gaming Partners with Global Citizen and HeadCount to Increase U.S. Voter Registration Among Crucial Demographics - Generation Z and Millennials

Working in Tandem with the Just Vote Campaign, Young American Gamers and Esports Fans, will be Inspired to and Rewarded for Participating in Civic Activities
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NEW YORK, Thursday, September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Enthusiast Gaming Holdings, Inc. (“Enthusiast Gaming” or the “Company”) (TSX: EGLX)(OTCQB: ENGMF)(FSE: 2AV) is excited to announce that it has partnered with two international advocacy organizations, Global Citizen and HeadCount to promote the importance of voter registration and inspire action, across the Generation Z and Millennial cohorts.

September 24 - An Evening in for Dining Out for Life® Hosted by Subaru

Clean-food Cooking and Celebrity Conversation on Instagram Live
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CAMDEN, N.J., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The COVID-19 pandemic has forced dramatic changes to all of our lives and brought devastating challenges to the restaurant community, as well as to the healthcare organizations who support people in need. The annual restaurant-based fundraiser, Dining Out For Life® hosted by Subaru, sends crucially needed funds to HIV/AIDS organizations in cities across North America.

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