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Reaching for Dreams

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The image of graduates joyfully throwing their caps into the air after receiving their degrees perfectly captures the fresh-faced optimism of young people ready to go out and conquer the working world.

But after their caps fall back to the ground, many of them face the harsh reality of not being able to land an entry-level job because they lack the previous work experience required by many employers.

Promoting Gender Equality in Bangladesh: Gildan's Partnership with Room to Read to Improve Girls' Education and Literacy

Gildan’s continued partnership with Room to Read to support girls’ education and literacy
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As part of its commitment to creating stronger communities, Gildan aims to support education in the regions where it operates, and a crucial factor behind the Company’s efforts lie in promoting more inclusive systems which support gender equality in the classroom. This is especially important across regions located in the Global South, where girls often face more barriers to accessing education.

Ryerson University Team Wins Youth Empowerment National Champion Title

by Sayem Reza
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Ryerson University students partnered with a local school in Pisac, Peru to implement a horticultural education program designed to generate a sustainable revenue stream for the school.

Enactus Ryerson has been named the 2018 Scotiabank Youth Empowerment Challenge National Champion by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and program supporter Scotiabank. The national competition took place at the 2018 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto.

University of Windsor Students Named National Champions of Youth Empowerment

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VANCOUVER, May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Upon learning that 60 per cent of students leave high school without basic financial education, students from the University of Windsor created Youthrive, an intensive 10-week one-on-one consulting and financial literacy education program focused on accelerating young entrepreneurs.

Arby’s Raises More Than $3.7 Million to Help End Childhood Hunger in America, Surpassing Previous Record

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ATLANTA, Nov. 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Arby’s® restaurants across the country raised more than $3.7 million to end childhood hunger in America, surpassing last year’s record-breaking $3.4 million. From August 3 – September 20, participating Arby’s restaurants teamed with guests to collect donations for the Arby’s Foundation, in support of its mission to end childhood hunger in America in partnership with No Kid Hungry.

Allstate #theysay at We Day Illinois: Nancy, 16

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Allstate Teen Reporter, Nancy, 16, spoke with We Day Illinois attendees about their experience at the youth empowerment event. She asked participating teens how they give back and prove that what #theysay isn’t always true.
 
Youth across the country can share their own stories about the things they do to change the world with #theysay, and they can read other stories about youth on a mission to make a difference at Theysayproject.com.
 

Who Cares? Amway Does.

Youth Leadership Contest, honors 10 young people who’ve shown leadership in community service.
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Amway North America today announced the winners of the Amway Who Cares Challenge: Youth Leadership Contest, honoring 10 young people who’ve shown leadership in community service.

Back to School With a Dramatic Flair

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) September 2, 2011 - Classrooms in New York City and St. Lucia will be full of drama this year – the good kind of drama that is.

Colombian Youth to Use Media for Social Change

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 4, 2011 - PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) and Fundación Social have partnered to launch four new Entertainment-Education (E-E) initiatives to promote youth participation in the design of community development plans throughout Colombia.  Entertainment-Education is the purposeful incorporation of educational content into entertaining media to simultaneously inform and amuse audiences. 

An Outside View: Communications Empowering Colombian Youth

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PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) and Fundación Social have partnered to launch four new Entertainment-Education (E-E) initiatives to promote youth participation in the design of community development plans throughout Colombia.  Entertainment-Education is the purposeful incorporation of educational content into entertaining media to simultaneously inform and amuse audiences. 

The initiative specifically targets nearly 100,000 youth in four regions of Colombia – Bogotá, Ibagué, Pasto and Union and Barbosa – all of which have been identified by Fundación Social as high priority areas.   The total population of these four regions is more than 2.2 million people. The program will use a variety of media to give legitimacy to youth cultural expressions in their communities; encourage youth participation in community development planning; and promote peaceful co-existence for citizen.

The program officially launched during a workshop from April 4th to 9th in Colombia.  Below, Media Impact Partnership Officer, Sylvia Torres, shares her thoughts on the workshop.

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PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) and Fundación Social have partnered to launch four new Entertainment-Education (E-E) initiatives to promote youth participation in the design of community development plans throughout Colombia.  Entertainment-Education is the purposeful incorporation of educational content into entertaining media to simultaneously inform and amuse audiences. 

The initiative specifically targets nearly 100,000 youth in four regions of Colombia – Bogotá, Ibagué, Pasto and Union and Barbosa – all of which have been identified by Fundación Social as high priority areas.   The total population of these four regions is more than 2.2 million people. The program will use a variety of media to give legitimacy to youth cultural expressions in their communities; encourage youth participation in community development planning; and promote peaceful co-existence for citizen.

The program officially launched during a workshop from April 4th to 9th in Colombia.  Below, Media Impact Partnership Officer, Sylvia Torres, shares her thoughts on the workshop.

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