Racial Justice

Skills-Based Volunteers Strengthen Racial Equity Nonprofits

The Allstate Foundation joins Common Impact for a countrywide day of skills-based volunteering
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BROOKLYN, N.Y. and NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - – A new partnership between Common Impact, the nonprofit pioneer in skills-based volunteering, and The Allstate Foundation aims to provide big help for racial equity nonprofits. On June 23, Allstate professionals across the country will collaborate with nonprofits dedicated to building a more equitable society for The Allstate Foundation Day of Service to Advance Racial Equity.

PNC Foundation to Partner With Sesame Workshop To Address Racial Justice Through $6.2 Million Grant

Building on a 17-year partnership, Sesame and PNC aim to equip young children to envision a brighter future without racism.
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PITTSBURGH, May 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- The PNC Foundation and Sesame Workshop announced today a $6.2 million initiative to address racial justice through early childhood education. Funded by the PNC Foundation and building on the thriving and impactful 17-year partnership between Sesame Workshop and PNC Grow Up Great®, the newest phase of this collaboration will focus on racial justice and providing children with the foundation for kindness, fairness, and respect, in the critical early years of child development.

7-in-10 Americans Say It Shouldn’t Take a Tragedy for Companies to Care About Social Justice Issues

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7-IN-10 AMERICANS SAY IT SHOULDN’T TAKE A TRAGEDY FOR COMPANIES TO CARE ABOUT SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES, ACCORDING TO NEW PORTER NOVELLI RESEARCH

The 2021 Porter Novelli Business & Social Justice Study found that Americans continue to expect more from companies when it comes to taking a stand on social justice issues.

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7-IN-10 AMERICANS SAY IT SHOULDN’T TAKE A TRAGEDY FOR COMPANIES TO CARE ABOUT SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES, ACCORDING TO NEW PORTER NOVELLI RESEARCH

The 2021 Porter Novelli Business & Social Justice Study found that Americans continue to expect more from companies when it comes to taking a stand on social justice issues.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E9: Dr. Mai Nguyen, The Design Lab & The Filene Research Institute

Credit Unions as a Catalyst for Social Justice
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Dr. Mai Nguyen talks about the power of design thinking and how it’s being applied to financial institutions like credit unions to advance economic empowerment and social justice. Director of the Design Lab at UCSD and a Filene Research Institute Fellow, Mai has dedicated her career to addressing systemic discrimination and policies that create inequities in access to capital, housing, and more.

Keeping the Spirit of Volunteerism Strong

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With Global Volunteer Month winding down, we’ve been reflecting on the incredible impact volunteers make, not just in April, but all year round and especially throughout the pandemic. Whether they served in person or virtually, formally or informally, providing their professional expertise or hands-on support, volunteers’ contributions have been nothing short of outstanding.

MENTOR Receives $1M Grant to Propel Racial Justice & Equity Efforts

MENTOR to advance its cross-sector, youth-centered approach, including the launch of its first-ever Mentoring for Racial Justice Innovation Grants Program for MENTOR Affiliates
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April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - MENTOR is thrilled to announce that the organization received a $1,000,000 grant from the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress Initiative. With this grant, MENTOR will advance its cross-sector, youth-centered approach to ensuring equitable access to the relationships that support the well-being of our nation’s youth.

My Relationship to Money: From Humble Beginnings to ESG Investing Icon

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by Frank Coleman, former investment professional and founder of BeingFrank Consulting

On December 31, 2019, I retired from a 33-year career in the investment business. I have a pension, own a home and a new business and have savings that will carry me thru my remaining years in comfort.

More Than a Moment: Business Can and Must Advance the Racial Justice Movement

Join leaders from PwC, Prudential, ESPN and more for the first installment of “3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - LIVE” on Thursday, March 4, at 1 p.m. EST.
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Following the murder of George Floyd last summer, countless companies and their senior leadership publicly condemned discrimination in any form, announced various financial commitments aimed at accelerating change and, in some cases, unveiled long-term initiatives to fundamentally alter their business practices to meet the needs of all people.

Brands Share #StopAsianHate in Solidarity, But Posting Isn't Enough

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For the past year, anti-Asian sentiment and violence has been increasing at an alarming rate across the globe. Most recently, the attacks have been targeting the most vulnerable – elders in the community.

The Virtual Conversation Continues Throughout 2021: Introducing 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - LIVE!

Register for “Now Is Not the Time to Get Complacent: How Business Can Push the Racial Justice Movement Further” by March 4 at 1 p.m. EST. There is no cost to attend this and any future editions of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands – LIVE!
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Following the success of the first-ever 3BL Virtual Forum in October, 3BL Media is pleased to announce a new digital experience to continue the conversation around bold corporate action and activism on today's most pressing issues.

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