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The 2020 Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit: The Intersection of Youth Homelessness and COVID-19

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The events of 2020 have affected us all. For youth experiencing homelessness, the global pandemic has made already-difficult circumstances even more challenging. The fourth annual Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit, from Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) and Sands, is addressing these issues head-on. Arash Ghafoori, NPHY executive director, shared thoughts on the intersection of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis of youth homelessness.

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The events of 2020 have affected us all. For youth experiencing homelessness, the global pandemic has made already-difficult circumstances even more challenging. The fourth annual Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit, from Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) and Sands, is addressing these issues head-on. Arash Ghafoori, NPHY executive director, shared thoughts on the intersection of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis of youth homelessness.

CVS Health and Discovery Education Team Up for Substance Misuse Prevention Day of Learning During Red Ribbon Week

No-cost Drug Misuse Prevention Resources Designed for Virtual or In-Person Learning
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WOONSOCKET, RI and SILVER SPRINGS, MD, Monday, October 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Discovery Education are coming together to present a Day of Learning on October 27, 2020. This event occurs during Red Ribbon Week, the largest drug-use prevention campaign in the nation, and will debut to communities across the United States the newly announced Dose of Knowledge digital education resources.

Management Leadership for Tomorrow Launches First-of-its-Kind, Standard-Setting Certification to Drive Action and Accountability on Black Equity in Corporate America

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Today, Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) announced a first-of-its-kind certification—MLT Black Equity at Work—which establishes a clear and comprehensive Black equity standard for employers. The Certification provides the roadmap needed to enable employers to take a systematic, results-oriented approach toward achieving Black equity. 

National Urban League Launches Black Restaurant Accelerator Program Powered by $10 Million Grant from PepsiCo Foundation

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The National Urban League and PepsiCo joined forces to create the Black Restaurant Accelerator, which will boost approximately 500 Black-owned businesses over the next five years. The PepsiCo Foundation is providing a $10 million grant to fund the program, which will provide current and aspiring Black restaurateurs with access to capital, training, mentorship and other support services that are necessary for business success.

How Panasonic Is Working With the IOC to Support the Next Generation of Inspirational Leaders

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Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic has supported the IOC’s Young Leaders Programme since 2017, giving young people around the world the chance to make a positive impact in their communities.

Vistra and Dynegy Donate $100,000 to Fund Critical Urban League Programming in Chicago and Pittsburgh

Donation is part of a $10 million commitment to support organizations working for social justice and equity
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Vistra (NYSE: VST) and Dynegy have announced two $50,000 donations to the Chicago Urban League and the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. The donations are part of a $10 million commitment from Vistra to support organizations that grow minority-owned small businesses, enhance economic development, and provide educational opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds.

Bridging Racial Inequities With an HBCU Education

Publicly supported HBCUs—TMCF’s member-schools—are the vehicle to change racial inequity.
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This year has been historic in so many ways – a global pandemic, social unrest, and increased awareness of racial inequities and injustice. Many Americans want to help, but do not know what to do. Many have taken to the streets to join protests, but once those demonstrations are over, what will change? Where will opportunity emerge?

Comedy Central, VH1 and MTV Help Previously Incarcerated People Vote

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As we move closer to the U.S. presidential election, we have seen more brands join in creating unique voting initiatives.

$1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program 2021 Application Period Begins

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ROSEMEAD, Calif., /3BL Media/ — High school seniors whose dreams are to power the future and make a difference through the study of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program.

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