COVID-19

Gear Up to VoteSafe Receives Support From the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Additional funds urgently needed to help protect more election officials, poll workers, volunteers, and voters
Press Release

October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – RESOLVE announces that the W.K.

4 Ways Johnson & Johnson Is Cultivating Outside-the-Box Innovations for COVID-19

By Jennifer Rainey Marquez
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In addition to its own cadre of scientists hard at work fighting the pandemic, Johnson & Johnson also supports external researchers and entrepreneurs equally dedicated to finding solutions for the current health crisis. We take a look at some of this groundbreaking work happening across the globe—from San Francisco to Seoul.

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In addition to its own cadre of scientists hard at work fighting the pandemic, Johnson & Johnson also supports external researchers and entrepreneurs equally dedicated to finding solutions for the current health crisis. We take a look at some of this groundbreaking work happening across the globe—from San Francisco to Seoul.

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.

Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today's Global Health Challenges

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With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, the spaces where we spend our time play a role in the future of protecting our families, our businesses and the public at large. Join IWBI and the WELL community for an array of virtual panels and discussions surrounding the importance of better buildings, more vibrant communities and stronger organizations.

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McCain Foods Partners With No Kid Hungry to Help Eliminate Childhood Hunger

$75,000 donation directed to No Kid Hungry’s COVID-19 response & recovery efforts
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OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Oct 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - McCain Foods USA, a leading supplier of frozen potato and snack food products across the country, is proud to announce its partnership with No Kid Hungry to help ensure children across America have access to healthy meals amid coronavirus-related school closures and beyond.

4 Strategies to Support Designing for Distance in the Workplace

Shaping environments that nurture human experiences.
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As businesses across the country contemplate the logistics of a post-pandemic workplace, both emotional and physical safety will likely be their guiding principle. Attempting to bring employees back together into a collaborative environment while also designing for distance to maintain the recommended six-foot standard can be a daunting task.

Fortunately, according to Metropolis editor in chief, Avinash Rajagopal,

“Crises are as much creative opportunities as they are creative challenges.”

Vote Safely, But VOTE!

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With the U.S. elections less than a month away, the potential impact of COVID-19 on voter turn-out is a real cause for concern. As coronavirus fatalities pass the 210,000 mark, attempts to slow the spread of the pandemic rely on the continued vigilance of millions of people.

How can we minimize the risk of virus transmission, while exercising our democratic right – and duty – to vote on November 3rd?

IWBI and Power the Polls Collaborate to Offer Free Safety Education on COVID-19 for Poll Workers Across the U.S.

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NEW YORK, October 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) and Power the Polls are pleased to announce a collaboration to offer evidence-based health and safety education on COVID-19 to the more than 650,000 people who have said they want to be a poll worker through Power the Polls. With the current poll worker shortage and health and safety a top priority this election, IWBI and Power the Polls are offering the training at no cost to help ensure both poll worker and voter safety while also boosting poll worker recruitment efforts. 

Atlanta Creative Scene Thriving at Cam Kirk Studios, With a Little Help From PayPal

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The Atlanta art scene wouldn’t be the same without Cam Kirk Studios. Named after owner and professional photographer Cameron “Cam Kirk” Kirkland, the studio opened three years ago as a space for creatives of all levels to sharpen their skills and conduct business.

OSMS Launches Voter Safety Guide to Help Voters Mitigate COVID-19 Transfer Risks

OSMS teams up with RESOLVE, Mission for Masks, and VoteSafe to launch Gear Up to VoteSafe voter safety guide.
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October 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – While preparing for what may be the largest presidential election voter turnout recorded in the past century, the U.S. is grappling with a new record-breaking surge of COVID-19 infections. Over the past week alone, there have been an average of 53,120 new cases per day, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

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