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Comcast Newsmakers is a short-form news platform where leaders and innovators exchange ideas and tackle issues facing communities across America.
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Comcast Newsmakers 10h
@SecondCityCanineRescue sole mission is to rescue homeless animals and responsibly place them into permanent, loving homes. They believe in rescuing responsibly.
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Today is at . Exec Dir Jen Downing shares some of the organizations benefits to the region
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Comcast Newsmakers May 20
Roughly 1.2 million Southeast Asian refugees have resettled in the U.S. since 1975 — comprising the largest refugee community in the nation’s history. Learn how is advocating on behalf of refugees and immigrant families:
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Comcast Newsmakers May 16
In January, a record 20 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders were sworn into Congress. is focused on providing leadership training to increase diverse Congressional representation. Get the full story:
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Comcast Newsmakers May 13
Mary Chin, Executive Director of the shares how this one-time social club serving only Boston's Chinese population, has grown to provide social services to people from over 85 countries in response to the city’s changing demographics.
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Comcast Newsmakers May 10
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that 16 million people were either uncounted or incorrectly counted in Census 2010. Learn how is striving to ensure accuracy in 2020:
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Comcast Newsmakers May 6
spotlight: Meet John Yang, Executive Director of . Before his career as an attorney and nonprofit executive, Yang grew up undocumented in the U.S. Watch how Yang's citizenship journey inspired his immigrant rights advocacy:
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United Way Chicago May 6
The problems facing our region can feel overwhelming. But when we tackle them neighborhood by neighborhood, impactful change is within our reach. Our President & CEO breaks down our approach on . Check it out —
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Comcast Newsmakers May 6
Every minute in the U.S. 20 people are physically abused by a partner. Host Sheila Hyland & Nicole Molinaro, Pres. & CEO of discuss tools & resources like the that help keep battered women safe.
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Comcast Newsmakers May 2
. says 1 in 7 people deal with hunger in the State of Florida – and the problem is particularly challenging for the Big Bend area. discusses the local efforts to feed the poor. Watch here:
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Comcast Newsmakers May 1
“We’re empowering [Native American] youth and letting them know that they matter.” With mounting suicide rates in Native communities, learn how is intervening through leadership development and mentorship:
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Comcast Newsmakers Apr 29
exposes high achieving students from Chicago's south and west sides to career opportunities within the financial industry and opens up future professional opportunities.
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Comcast Newsmakers Apr 29
The Women in Entrepreneurship Institute's mission is to support women entrepreneurs through academic research and programs that invest in the success and sustainability of women-owned businesses.
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Comcast Newsmakers Apr 25
. recommends kids and teens get at least one hour of exercise every day, but only 1 in 5 are actually meeting this criteria. explains how it's getting kids to be more active.
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Comcast Newsmakers Apr 23
In 2017, more than 72,000 Americans died of drug overdose. is working to reduce overdose deaths by advocating for a diverse addiction treatment community. See how they’re taking action:
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Comcast Newsmakers Apr 18
Healing through awareness: Hear how is focusing the public eye on Native American boarding schools, an often overlooked part of American history. Watch the full story:
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Comcast Newsmakers Apr 16
Despite Hurricane Michael causing significant damage to the Panhandle in 2018, is pushing forward in its commitment to helping disadvantaged kids in the community. Watch here:
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Comcast Newsmakers Apr 12
The power of mentorship: Learn how is using art to connect students living with learning disabilities to academic success. Get the full story:
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Comcast Newsmakers Apr 10
. strives to create an advanced, and humane, quality of life for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and there are big plans in place for 2019 to go beyond the scope of their work. Watch here:
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Comcast Newsmakers Apr 4
The recent ban on straws and other single-use plastics in many cities and towns has sparked greater consumer awareness around recycling. Learn about the actions you can take to improve recycling with CEO Keefe Harrison. Full video:
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