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Our COVID-19 Response: A Reflection of Our Commitment to Communities

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As the profound impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt in communities around the world, it has become increasingly clear that the scale of this crisis will force a significant shift in how we live, work, and connect to what matters. While there is still much uncertainty ahead, we know that the challenges that existed before the pandemic are being exacerbated and that some of our most vulnerable populations are facing even greater risks to their health and wellbeing.

2020 Comcast NBCUniversal Values Report: Together We Build

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June 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As a global media and technology company, Comcast NBCUniversal is committed to keeping our customers, employees and communities connected to what matters most – now more than ever. We are focused on seeking new and better ways to make a positive difference through our products, technology, and entertainment experiences, and especially through our employees.

Comcast Announces $100 Million Multiyear Plan to Advance Social Justice and Equality

By Brian L. Roberts
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Last Sunday, I wrote to you to express my outrage over the far too familiar and frequent acts of violence against the Black community, and to acknowledge the structural racism that fuels these injustices. I’ve spoken with many employees – as have our leaders across Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal and Sky – and we have begun to mobilize as a company. While we recognize we don’t have all the answers, we agree it’s time that we start putting our words into real, sustainable action. 

Sixth Annual 'Red Nose Day Special' Airs May 21 on NBC

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NEW YORK, May 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - “This Is Us” stars Mandy Moore and Justin Hartley will co-host NBC’s “Red Nose Day Special” on Thursday, May 21, at 9 p.m. ET /PT, joined by an all-star cast of Hollywood and music favorites coming together to have fun, raise money and change lives.

The two-hour television event raises awareness and life-changing funds for children in need in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and some of the world’s poorest communities.

Comcast Increases Access to and Speeds of Internet Essentials to Support Americans Through Coronavirus Pandemic

By Dana Strong
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  1. Speeds will increase from 15/2 MBPS to 25/3 for all new and existing customers, and will become the speed of the service going forward.
  2. New families who connect will get 60 days of Internet service for free.
  3. The Internet Essentials program is normally available to all qualified low-income households in Comcast’s service area for $9.95/month.
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  1. Speeds will increase from 15/2 MBPS to 25/3 for all new and existing customers, and will become the speed of the service going forward.
  2. New families who connect will get 60 days of Internet service for free.
  3. The Internet Essentials program is normally available to all qualified low-income households in Comcast’s service area for $9.95/month.

Lifting Others as a Role Model in Tech

By Alexander Rivera
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Whenever I get the opportunity, I want to be there for young children in my community. It’s so important to me that they realize that with a bit of help and a lot of hard work, they can become whatever they want. I’m speaking from experience, but it took me a while to figure this out.

The Gift of Mentorship is Helping to Change Lives

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Once a month, Comcast employee Steven Greene gets in his car and drives two hours to have lunch with 16-year-old Micah, a student he mentors at our company’s Jacksonville, Fla. regional office. He doesn’t mind the drive, and December’s meeting was especially worth it – he got to witness Micah’s big smile when he was gifted a free iPad. “Surprises like this are what make the commitment even more special,” Steven said.

Working Together to Build Stronger Communities

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At Comcast, we’re not afraid to tackle some of society’s toughest challenges. All year long, our passionate employees and incredible nonprofit partners collaborate to create opportunities for more individuals and communities to thrive. Together, we’re removing barriers to success so everyone can live up to his or her fullest potential.

As a new year begins, we reflect below on some of the people and partners from 2019 who illustrate the positive difference we continue to try to make in the lives of millions of people every day.

Adam’s Corner

By Cynthia Garcia
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Comcast NBCUniversal recognizes the extraordinary sacrifice that members of the military make to serve and protect our country. The Company also appreciates that military service impacts more than those who wear a uniform and include parents, siblings, and friends. As part of our effort to express our gratitude and support the greater military community during Military Appreciation Month, our colleague at Telemundo, Cynthia Garcia, agreed to share her story. As a Gold Star mother, Cynthia honors her son Adam’s memory by bringing comfort to other military and veterans’ families.

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Comcast NBCUniversal recognizes the extraordinary sacrifice that members of the military make to serve and protect our country. The Company also appreciates that military service impacts more than those who wear a uniform and include parents, siblings, and friends. As part of our effort to express our gratitude and support the greater military community during Military Appreciation Month, our colleague at Telemundo, Cynthia Garcia, agreed to share her story. As a Gold Star mother, Cynthia honors her son Adam’s memory by bringing comfort to other military and veterans’ families.

Leaders and Achievers Scholarships Now Open

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. Applications are now open for Comcast’s 2020-2021 Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program through December 6.
  2. Comcast Leaders and Achievers are high school students who have been selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills.
  3. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. Applications are now open for Comcast’s 2020-2021 Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program through December 6.
  2. Comcast Leaders and Achievers are high school students who have been selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills.
  3. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses.

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