Driving Upward Mobility for Black Prosperity


At Comcast, we believe diverse entrepreneurs play an essential role growing jobs and building wealth. Business leaders and young innovators – especially those of color – often don’t have the funding or resources to bring their ideas to life and excel in a digital world.

Leveraging Partnerships to Advance Digital Equity and Foster Opportunity for All Learners


Whether it’s getting work done, surfing the Internet, or even keeping in touch with family, technology is woven into our daily lives; most often, we don’t give it a second thought.

But for far too many people, technology remains out of reach, leaving them disconnected, left behind in an ever-faster tech-driven world, and shut out of opportunity. And throughout this pandemic, the increase in remote work, distance learning, and the vast number of services that have transitioned online have made the gap even greater for those who are not connected.

Helping Senior Citizens Successfully Navigate the Internet with New Digital Skills: Albert Pannell


Now more than ever, the internet is central to our everyday lives. We depend on it to find jobs, learn and do homework, stay entertained, shop and access health information. Most importantly, we rely on this technology to stay connected with family and friends.

Emerald South and Comcast Launch the South Side Connectivity Collaborative, an Internet Connectivity Initiative Focused on areas of Chicago's South Side

Thousands of residents in four south side neighborhoods stand to benefit from additional opportunities to connect to the Internet for schoolwork, digital skill building, access to services and job searches
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October 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Emerald South Economic Development Collaborative and Comcast today announced the launch of the South Side Connectivity Collaborative (SSCC). Powered by Comcast, the new initiative is designed to connect more residents of four South Side neighborhoods to the Internet through a combination of new resources and existing programs. The neighborhoods include Bronzeville, Grand Boulevard, Washington Park and Woodlawn.

Comcast's Internet Essentials Partners with Gaming Personality Marcel Cunningham to Bring a Surprise to his Hometown Boys & Girls Club of South Puget Sound

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On August 4, international gaming personality Marcel Cunningham, who goes by the name of BasicallyIDoWrk, returned to his hometown of Tacoma, Washington. In partnership with Comcast, Marcel surprised the students of the Boys & Girls Club of South Puget Sound Al Davies club, where Marcel spent much of his time growing up.

Recycle Week: How Our Comcast Employees Reduce, Reuse, Recycle


Comcast believes in protecting the environment where our customers and employees live and work—it’s one of the company’s key commitments—so we have a sustainable planet now and in the future. From designing power-saving equipment, to holding electronic recycling drives for our employees, we’re continually looking for new ways to incorporate green business practices.

Comcast Helps Tech Goes Home Connect Seniors With Laptops and Internet Essentials


As part of ongoing efforts to address digital inequity, Comcast recently gave 500 brand new laptops to seniors in Boston who completed Tech Goes Home (TGH) digital literacy training. Comcast also provided TGH with a $25,000 grant that will help the organization connect more seniors in Greater Boston with digital devices, Internet Essentials and digital skills training. 

An Entrepreneurial Education is the Key to Preparing Today's Students for Tomorrow's Challenges


The following post was authored jointly by Dalila Wilson-Scott, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast Corporation and President of the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, and Ayele Shakur, CEO of – a national nonprofit whose mission is to use entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of youth from under-resourced communities and propel them to high school, college, and career success.

Comcast Expands Internet Essentials to Federal Pell Grant Recipients and Pledges $15M to Get Even More Americans Connected

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PHILADELPHIA, September 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Comcast today announced new steps to help advance digital equity for even more students and families. Internet Essentials – the nation’s largest, most successful, and most comprehensive broadband adoption program for low-income households – will now expand eligibility to Federal Pell Grant recipients.

Meet Machelle - From Internet Essentials Customer to Trusted, Long-Term Partner


As senior development officer at Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake, Machelle Lake helps raise funds to facilitate programming for the nearly 6,500 youth served by the organization, 78% of whom come from low-income homes.


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