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Olympic Games Offer Young People Key Skills to Enter Job Market, Says IOC Guide

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THE PLANNING AND STAGING OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES OFFER THOUSANDS OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AN OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE NEW SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO ENTER A TOUGH AND COMPETITIVE JOB MARKET, INCLUDING HUNDREDS WORKING FOR THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE. A NEW GUIDE PUBLISHED BY THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), IN COLLABORATION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION (ILO), AIMS TO FURTHER ENHANCE THIS OPPORTUNITY.

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THE PLANNING AND STAGING OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES OFFER THOUSANDS OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AN OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE NEW SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO ENTER A TOUGH AND COMPETITIVE JOB MARKET, INCLUDING HUNDREDS WORKING FOR THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE. A NEW GUIDE PUBLISHED BY THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), IN COLLABORATION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION (ILO), AIMS TO FURTHER ENHANCE THIS OPPORTUNITY.

Taproot Foundation Connects Private and Nonprofit Sectors in First-Ever U.S. Pro Bono Summit Virtual Series

June webinars focus on the role of pro bono in rebuilding communities
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NEW YORK, May 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Taproot Foundation, a national nonprofit that connects social change organizations with volunteers sharing expertise pro bono, is making its annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit virtual this June.

Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Day 2 Preview

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This Friday will mark day two of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19.

Impact-First Microloans with Kiva Support Small Businesses during Economic Downturn

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Cisco has partnered with Kiva on multiple initiatives, as part of our efforts to support entrepreneurs to start small businesses, and bank the unbanked. We have provided cash grant investments for early stage Kiva concepts which now are operating at scale, as well as donations of Cisco technology which Kiva uses to run their operations.  Last year, Kiva facilitated support to nearly 1,000 small business owners across the U.S.

American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
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April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

Porter Novelli Announces Partnership with The Aspen Institute UK, Launching “Go Forward” Webinar Series which Kicks-Off Tomorrow, April 21, Featuring CEO David Bentley

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As the world begins to prepare for what’s next, Porter Novelli in partnership with Aspen UK, an independent, not for profit organization which supports and inspires leaders to transform themselves and their society, is today announcing a series of fireside chats and virtual panel debates focused on the world we envisage as society emerges from this unprecedented period of uncertainty. 

Mini Stories: Providing Free Meals for Children Impacted by Georgia School Closures

Amid the pandemic, longtime eBay seller Laurie Wong is working with her local government and school district to provide meals to kids impacted by school closures in Georgia.
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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story every week about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story every week about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

Ware2Go Partners With 1M Masks to Deliver Free PPE to Healthcare Workers

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April 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ware2Go, a UPS (NYSE:UPS) company that helps merchants simplify fast delivery to customers, is partnering with 1M Masks, a New York City grassroots initiative, to ship one million medical masks to healthcare workers, quickly and at no cost.

Open Works Has Been in the Community, Helping to Build a Stable Foundation for Baltimore

When the COVID-19 Outbreak Hit, That Community Was Behind Them To #InspireACTION
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One of Legg Mason’s newest partners, Open Works, is a 34,000-square-foot community makerspace in Baltimore, founded in 2016 to help rebuild Baltimore’s manufacturing economy. The space provides access to manufacturing equipment for digital fabrication, metal, wood, textiles, 3D printers and electronics.

Blackbaud’s Social Good Customers Share Stories of Resilience During COVID-19

Nonprofits, foundations, healthcare organizations, education institutions, corporate social responsibility teams share how cloud technology has been instrumental in helping them quickly pivot amid pandemic
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Charleston, S.C. (April 7, 2020) /3BL Media/ — Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, is rallying behind its customers and empowering them with the technology needed to make quick shifts and take critical action during the global COVID-19 crisis.

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