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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.

Regenerative Retrofit: California's First Living Building.

New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future.
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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

Verizon Joins Cisco and P&G as 'Just Vote' Campaign Partners

These companies are giving employees paid time off so they can get to the polls.
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With voter registration at an all-time low, hundreds of U.S. companies are stepping up to help the get-out-the vote effort by giving employees paid time off to cast their ballots in the November 3rd presidential elections.  

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Understanding Health Disparities in Our Hispanic Communities

Herbalife Nutrition supports the Latino community through health and nutrition
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According to the U.S. Office of Minority Health, the percentage of obese and overweight children and adults is higher in Hispanic Americans than other populations. Hispanics in the U.S. are faced with challenges such as affordable housing and gentrification, the digital divide, lack of trained family caregivers, economic insecurity, and food insecurity. All of these factors contribute to the higher trend in obesity in U.S. Hispanic populations in several ways.

4 Things You Should Know About National Black Voter Day

Over 40 civil rights organizations teamed up to promote Black voter participation.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Exercising the right to vote is crucial to maintaining a fair democracy. The Black vote can impact state, national, and international policies when it comes to ending extreme poverty and achieving the Global Goals. Voter suppression disproportionately impacts communities of color and their ability to support policies and leaders that serve their needs. You can join us by taking action and checking your voter registration status here.

 

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Exercising the right to vote is crucial to maintaining a fair democracy. The Black vote can impact state, national, and international policies when it comes to ending extreme poverty and achieving the Global Goals. Voter suppression disproportionately impacts communities of color and their ability to support policies and leaders that serve their needs. You can join us by taking action and checking your voter registration status here.

 

[GET THE GUIDE] Civic Engagement: Purpose Over Politics

3 ways any company can empower their people in the 2020 U.S. election
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Mixing business and politics doesn’t have to be risky if the goal is engagement and inclusion, not taking sides. Companies can be pro-people and pro-democracy without being partisan. And there’s nothing more democratic than engaging people in empowered ways that help them learn, stay informed, exercise their right to vote and take sustained action on the issues that matter to them.

This nonpartisan guide can help you empower your people to take civic action. Here’s what’s inside:

[WEBINAR] Making the Most of Your Annual Campaign in 2020

How to inspire engagement and drive impact in an unusual time
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With all of the change and disruption this year, CSR programs can be more impactful than ever. As your annual campaign plans begin to take shape, how can you channel the challenges of 2020 into fresh opportunities to build engagement and connection — and create real social impact — when it’s needed most?

Join Benevity's webinar on Sept. 24 to hear how TELUS and Genentech are turning a year of change into a year of impact. You’ll learn:

With Less Than 50 Days to Election, More Artists Join Global Citizen and Headcount 'Just Vote' Campaign Targeting Young Voters

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  • Additional Artists and Influencers Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include: Bob Weir, Dave Matthews, Donna Karan, Dove Cameron, Gavin Rossdale, Kaia Gerber, Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor, Lenny Kravitz, Madison Beer, Meghan Trainor, Prince Royce, Shawn Mendes and More
  • Just Vote Supporters Join Previously Announced Artists Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift and Usher 
  • Non-Partisan Effort Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election
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  • Additional Artists and Influencers Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include: Bob Weir, Dave Matthews, Donna Karan, Dove Cameron, Gavin Rossdale, Kaia Gerber, Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor, Lenny Kravitz, Madison Beer, Meghan Trainor, Prince Royce, Shawn Mendes and More
  • Just Vote Supporters Join Previously Announced Artists Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift and Usher 
  • Non-Partisan Effort Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election

Raising Civic-Minded Children to Become Allied Adults as We Remember the Birmingham Bombing

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  “How can I help?” is a question we often utter when those around us are struggling – even suffering – and we’re actually feeling helpless. We want to do something immediately to make all the pain and discomfort go away, for them and for us. Times like these place us in these kinds of moments with memories of tragic violence, current racial unrest, thousands dying needlessly from a poorly managed pandemic – and our children adjusting to all kinds of varied scenarios for the 2020-2021 school year.

Join a Global Community of Virtual Volunteers on Taproot Plus

Learn how to partner up with social good causes at Taproot’s latest webinar
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Wednesday, September 30 at 7 AM EST / 11 AM GMT / 4:30 PM IDT

Make a difference by teaming up with social good causes…virtually! More people than ever are turning to NGOs and charities for support during this challenging time. By donating your professional skills, you can help these organizations build the capacity they need to do even more amazing work for communities around the globe.

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