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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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For many low-income students in Chicago, daily life revolves around a four block radius of their homes. Embarc has partnered with 18 CPS schools to create over 10,000 individual experiences for kids that would otherwise go without these opportunities.
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Comcast Newsmakers Jul 11
Learn about social and economic costs keeping youth in school and out of gangs has on society. Ed Caisse from the Hampden County Sheriff’s Department talks impact of the after-school programs. For the full conversation:
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Comcast Newsmakers Jul 10
. is on the cutting edge of autism research, giving young adults with developmental disorders a chance at a better life. Now, their popular educational program is providing a chance to improve their skills and job prospects.
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Comcast Newsmakers Jul 2
Athletes are competing at the USA Games this week in Seattle. Learn how competitors in 14 team and individual sports – plus 70,000 spectators – are uniting around athletics and inclusivity:
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Comcast Newsmakers Jul 1
The Chicago Sky Cares foundation leaves a legacy of assistance in the community for those at risk and under-served throughout Chicago land. Their focus includes Women's Empowerment, Diversity and Inclusion, Veteran Support, and Youth and Family Education.
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Comcast Newsmakers Jun 29
Nationally, only 34% of people with intellectual disabilities are employed, many part-time or for less than minimum wage. The Helping Hand Center focuses on developing programs to help create opportunities for those who need it most. @helpinghandcenter
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Comcast Newsmakers Jun 29
Building a Better Boston: transforms underserved communities through architectural design. shares how engaging the community in the process inspires and shapes the future of neighborhoods and families. For the full video:
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One Million Degrees Jun 28
Shout out to our amazing CEO for telling the world why community college students are amazing and why OMD's support is changing lives. Thank you !
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Comcast Newsmakers Jun 28
Today in 1969, the Stonewall riots sparked America's organized movement for LGBTQ rights. Activist Mark Segal was there. Inspired by the push for equality for women and African-Americans, he asked himself, "Why not us?" Watch our 2017 discussion:
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Sean Gray Jun 25
Thanks, , for the opportunity to share ’s work in for motivated high school boys of color who want to learn to ! We’ve doubled our impact expanding to 2 cohorts, and about to start our 2nd 6-week Summer Intensive program in !
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Comcast Newsmakers Jun 22
Bullying and bias: Whether in person, through social media or text messaging programs in CT schools educates those to choose words wisely & to be sensitive to the feelings of others. Watch the full conversation with Steve Ginsberg here
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Comcast Newsmakers Jun 21
"There's this notion ... that there aren't any LGBTQ people living in rural America." Julianna Gonen of details how her organization works to elevate life for LGBTQ people living away from urban centers. Watch the full conversation:
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Black Tech Mecca Jun 19
We're excited to share 's chat with of about this year's State of the Black Tech Ecosystem summit, and how we are creating opportunities with data to drive the future of Black tech ecosystems! Watch here:
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Comcast Newsmakers Jun 15
While public opinion polls show that LGBTQ acceptance continues to rise, not all subgroups benefit equally. For African-Americans who identify as LGBTQ, says equality gaps exist across earning ability, health issues and inclusion. More:
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Comcast Newsmakers Jun 14
From wherever you are in Vermont, you’re within 30 minutes of a state park. , Craig Whipple shares why having 55 developed and operating state parks improves quality of life, health and well-being. Watch the full conversation:
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IVMF Jun 11
Many of today's are post 9/11 vets who have served in the longest military conflict in U.S. history. Learn more about how and are assisting those veterans and military families on their transition:
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Comcast Newsmakers Jun 11
"To see ... people standing up and applauding our dignity ... was affirming and empowering." of made history in 2016 when she became the first transgender person to speak at a national political convention. Learn more about her journey:
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Comcast Newsmakers Jun 7
. promotes understanding and advances scientific knowledge about PTSD. Dr. Paula Schnurr talks effective treatment options that can help individuals with PTSD achieve meaningful improvements. For the full conversation:
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Comcast Newsmakers Jun 6
LGBTQ Americans have seen many advances in recent years but benefits have not been spread equally. says marginalized groups within the community contend with high rates of poverty, HIV infection and discrimination. Get the full story:
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Comcast Newsmakers Jun 6
Cultivating the artist within. Underprivileged children in South Florida utilize a new program put together by The West Palm Beach Chapter of to prepare them for middle school arts programs
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