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Comcast RISE Awards 200 Black-Owned, Small Businesses Across Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware With Marketing and Technology Resources and Makeovers

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Independent small businesses are the backbone of our communities, and right now, more than ever, small businesses are hurting. This is especially true for Black-owned businesses, who have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic, according to a recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Minority Small Businesses in Utah Get Help From Comcast Amid Pandemic Economic Woes

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Three years ago, ManCave owner Marcus Johnson began his foray into entrepreneurism, opening a barbershop in Layton.

But COVID-19 struck, and small businesses like his in Utah and across the U.S. entered a fight for survival amid the coronavirus pandemic, which impacted minority-owned enterprises disproportionally.

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Families everywhere are depending on an internet connection to learn and work from home. Since 2011, Internet Essentials has connected millions of families from low-income homes to low-cost, high-speed internet. Hear from customers about how the program has made an impact on their lives at a time when it matters most.

Comcast and Internet Essentials Partner to Help the Tejano Center Bridge the Digital Divide

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Recently, Comcast and Internet Essentials announced a partnership with the Tejano Center for Community Concerns to bring a WiFi-Connected “Lift Zone” to the campus to provide a safe space for families to participate in educational opportunities and the digital economy.

R.A.A.P. and RISE: Supporting People of Color Struggling With Mental Health Issues

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“I’m passionate about de-stigmatizing mental health in the Black community,” says DeShawn Williams, a licensed clinical social worker.  “We don’t want to be seen as weak.  No one wants to say, ‘I have a problem.’”  Providing Black youth and families in Portland with mental health counseling is the mission of his business, R.A.A.P. Counseling and Consulting.

NBCUniversal News Group Launches NBCU Academy, Offering Training to Universities and Community Colleges

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NBCUniversal News Group launched NBCU Academy, a new, innovative, multiplatform journalism training and development program for four-year university and community college students through education, on-campus training and online programming.

The initiative includes a curated onsite curriculum for hands-on learning experience with world-class NBCU News Group journalists, funding for accredited journalism programs and scholarships.

Telemundo 44 and Comcast Present Latin American Youth Center with 200 Laptops & Complimentary Internet Essentials Service for Families

Giveaway encourages multigenerational connection as part of national NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises campaign
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Telemundo 44, in partnership with Comcast’s Internet Essentials program and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, celebrated Dia de los Reyes (Three Kings Day) on January 6 and presented 200 free laptops to families who are served by the nonprofit Latin American Youth Center (LAYC), which serves over 4,000 youth and families through youth centers, school-based sites and public charter schools in the District of Columbia

Comcast Announces $1 Million Commitment to Per Scholas to Combat the Tech Opportunity Gap Across the U.S.

Comcast will serve as a founding corporate partner, helping Per Scholas to expand training sites and prepare 1,000 diverse learners for careers in technology through remote training
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PHILADELPHIA, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Comcast NBCUniversal today announced a $1 million commitment to national tech training nonprofit Per Scholas to scale its remote operations and train 1,000 learners — 87% of whom are people of color, 30% women, and 60% with no degree beyond high school — for in-demand technology jobs. The partnership will enable Per Scholas to provide tuition-free training remotely to diverse talent in 10 U.S. markets, with programs in IT support, software engineering, cyber security, and cloud support.

Comcast NBCUniversal Recognized as Military Friendly Company

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As Comcast NBCUniversal continues to stand out as a military-ready company, we’re honored to be listed on the  2021 Military Friendly® Employers and Military Spouse Friendly® Employers lists.

Comcast NBCUniversal received the Military Friendly Employers gold designation, a distinction given to companies setting the example through top-tier military-focused programs and initiatives.

Bubba Wallace Named 2020 Comcast Community Champion of the Year

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Wallace’s “Live To Be Different Foundation” to receive a $60,000 donation

Comcast has donated more than $700,000 to NASCAR industry members for their philanthropic efforts since creating the award in 2015

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Wallace’s “Live To Be Different Foundation” to receive a $60,000 donation

Comcast has donated more than $700,000 to NASCAR industry members for their philanthropic efforts since creating the award in 2015

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