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Fifth Third Bank Celebrates Juneteenth

Amid Juneteenth activities across its footprint, Fifth Third adds holiday for employees beginning in 2022
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CINCINNATI, June 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Beginning in 2022, Fifth Third Bank will expand its holiday calendar to recognize Juneteenth as the country’s 11th federal holiday, which commemorates the date the last Confederate slaves learned they were free. Due to the timing of the enactment of the new holiday and requirements for branch closures regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Fifth Third will remain open this year to avoid any disruption of service to customers.

Promoting Inclusion and Diversity Among Employees

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Qualcomm continued to expand its programs and activities promoting our inclusive and diverse culture among employees globally. GID’s support extends to our eight strong and vibrant Employee Networks (ENs), which added eight chapters globally while also increasing their domestic membership. Among domestic ENs, our African and African American Diversity (QAAAD) EN increased its membership more than 170 percent.

Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month - Standing in Solidarity & Allyship

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As we conclude this year's Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, our theme throughout May has been allyship and solidarity. While May is a time to recognize the many contributions Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians have made to the American story, as well as the challenges they face, we encourage this recognition to continue throughout the year.

Concrete Plans and Current Momentum Fuel Intel's Commitments to Equity

By Dr. Randhir Thakur
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Randhir Thakur is Intel senior vice president, president of Intel Foundry Services, and Intel’s chief supply chain officer.

PNC Foundation to Partner With Sesame Workshop To Address Racial Justice Through $6.2 Million Grant

Building on a 17-year partnership, Sesame and PNC aim to equip young children to envision a brighter future without racism.
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PITTSBURGH, May 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- The PNC Foundation and Sesame Workshop announced today a $6.2 million initiative to address racial justice through early childhood education. Funded by the PNC Foundation and building on the thriving and impactful 17-year partnership between Sesame Workshop and PNC Grow Up Great®, the newest phase of this collaboration will focus on racial justice and providing children with the foundation for kindness, fairness, and respect, in the critical early years of child development.

Benevity Sees Exponential Surge in Searches for Nonprofits Providing COVID-19 Support in India

More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.

MetLife Foundation Provides Financial Support to Help India and Bangladesh Fight COVID-19 Spread

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Hong Kong, April 28, 2021 – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating USD1.5 million to fund targeted support in India and Bangladesh as both countries struggle to cope with the devastating wave of COVID-19 cases.

The Foundation will channel funds through its partners, including: 

  • Habitat for Humanity (India) – to deploy additional beds, equipment, and set-up costs for COVID-19 emergency facilities in Delhi, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh

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The Michigan Diversity Council Presents the Inaugural National Black Men in Leadership Summit

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Mich., April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Michigan Diversity Council (MIDC) presents the National Black Men in Leadership Summit taking place on Tuesday, April 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST. The event, in partnership with the National Diversity Council (NDC) and the National Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity (NCRJE), will focus on the theme “Advancing Black Male Leaders: The Voice, Truths and Power of Black Men.”

Rockwell Automation Sponsors U.S. Debut of Mandela: The Official Exhibition in Milwaukee

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Rockwell Automation is a co-presenting sponsor of Mandela: The Official Exhibition, which runs April 23 through August 1 at the Milwaukee Public Museum. Milwaukee is the first city in the United States to host this exhibit, which is being presented in partnership with America’s Black Holocaust Museum.

“This is a powerful exhibit that celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela, and we are excited to share this experience with our community and employees,” said Patricia Contreras, Rockwell Automation’s vice president of public affairs.

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