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Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America Taps Prominent Leaders For Justice Equity Diversity And Inclusion Council Reinforcing Its Commitment To Serving All Young People

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:05pm

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Announces New Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Council

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Announces New Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Council
    Ensuring the opportunity for all voices and perspectives to be heard and honored is an integral part of Big Brothers Big Sisters' values and mission.
  • I'm grateful for this group of leaders and their commitment to ensuring Big Brothers Big Sisters is the most diverse, mission-driven, youth empowerment organization."
  • Founded in 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is the largest and most experienced youth mentoring organization inthe United States.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters has over 230 local agencies serving more than 5,000 communities across all 50 states.

Frederick County Public Schools and Battelle Announce $50,000 in STEM Challenge Grants

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 3:06pm

The Battelle National Biodefense Institute and Frederick County Public Schools today announced the recipients of $50,000 in teacher challenge grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

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  • The Battelle National Biodefense Institute and Frederick County Public Schools today announced the recipients of $50,000 in teacher challenge grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
  • During a six-week open competition, teachers from elementary, middle and high schools developed and submitted 15 grant proposals.
  • FCPS students and teachers benefit annually from these significant STEM grants, FCPS Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban said.
  • Three of the winning grant applications came from elementary schools, one from a middle school and four from high schools.

Iconic Paw Announces First Pet Portrait NFT

Sunday, May 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

But these aren\'t just any portraits, with Iconic Paw you can choose from having your pet be a medieval prince or princess to being a Jedi knight or Sith lord.

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  • But these aren\'t just any portraits, with Iconic Paw you can choose from having your pet be a medieval prince or princess to being a Jedi knight or Sith lord.
  • To get your own portrait you simply upload a picture to their site and choose which style of portrait you would like.
  • These can range from anything a jpeg and gif to a literal house.\nNever to be outdone Iconic Paw is producing their own take on the NFT - pet portraits.
  • Starting soon Iconic Paw will be offering their iconic stylized portraits as freshly minted NFTs.

Former GM and Author Omar L. Harris to give J.E.D.I. Leadership Keynote at Leadership Harrisburg Area Galactic Graduation Event May 26, 2021

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 8:05am

b'CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --To help future leaders succeed, Former GM, Author, Coach, Intent Consulting Founder and Tympio.io Inclusion App Founder Omar L. Harris will give the Keynote Speech at the Leadership Harrisburg Area Galactic Graduation Event on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 11:00am 1:00pm EST, titled: "From Servant Leadership to JEDI Leadership ."

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  • b'CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --To help future leaders succeed, Former GM, Author, Coach, Intent Consulting Founder and Tympio.io Inclusion App Founder Omar L. Harris will give the Keynote Speech at the Leadership Harrisburg Area Galactic Graduation Event on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 11:00am 1:00pm EST, titled: "From Servant Leadership to JEDI Leadership ."
  • Leadership (social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion) is a must for corporations, small businesses and entrepreneurs to thrive moving forward with leadership examples.
  • Leader, Not a Boss: Leadership in the Era of Corporate Social Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion" (Summer 2021) and global leadership experience, his keynote will highlight:\nWhy J.E.D.I.
  • Leader, Not a Boss: Leadership in the Era of Corporate Social Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (Summer 2021)\n'

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Launches New Collaboration to Advance Racial Equity and Social Justice in Communities Nationwide

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 5:15pm

Provide JEDI and Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) training to frontline Big Brothers Big Sisters staff and volunteer mentors ("Bigs") on a national scale.

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  • Provide JEDI and Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) training to frontline Big Brothers Big Sisters staff and volunteer mentors ("Bigs") on a national scale.
  • Sub-grants will be awarded to local BBBS agencies to support equity in local communities that Big Brothers Big Sisters and Starbucks serve together.
  • "Big Brothers Big Sisters was founded more than 100 years ago as an organization focused on Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion," said Artis Stevens, President & CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
  • For more information about Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and our commitment to JEDI, please visit our website, bbbs.org.

Porter Novelli Launches Justice, Equity, Diversity And Inclusion (JEDI) Advisory Service Offering In Response To Growing Business Imperative

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 5:00pm

Porter Novelli is today announcing the launch of its Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Advisory Services.The full-spectrum offering aims to help leaders and businesses integrate JEDI into every aspect of an organization.

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  • Porter Novelli is today announcing the launch of its Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Advisory Services.The full-spectrum offering aims to help leaders and businesses integrate JEDI into every aspect of an organization.
  • Porter Novelli's Advisory Services consultants help clients across all industries address JEDI with authenticity and intention.
  • The offering aligns with Porter Novelli's own corporate commitment to JEDI as moral and business imperatives.
  • Porter Novelli is a global communication consultancy born from the idea that the art of communication can advance society.

Watch Star Wars on SLING TV for chance to win lightsaber collectible

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 2:06pm

Entering to win is easy: new and existing SLING TV subscribers can simply watch any (or every) Star Wars movie available on SLING TV May 4-10 to be automatically entered into the sweepstakes.

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  • Entering to win is easy: new and existing SLING TV subscribers can simply watch any (or every) Star Wars movie available on SLING TV May 4-10 to be automatically entered into the sweepstakes.
  • "This week we're tappinginto the passion of fans across the country to celebrate 'Star WarsDay'with a lightsaber collectible giveaway from the SLING TV vault," said Warren Schlichting, group president of SLING TV.
  • Starting May 4, anyone who watches one or more live or on-demand Star Wars films on SLING TV is entered to win the signature-edition Mace Windu lightsaber licensed collectible, as seen in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, no purchase necessary.
  • Free Star Wars movies are available on SLING TV to SLING Blue, SLING Orange and Happy Hour Across America viewers.

Trends has Baby Yoda product before anyone else

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 1:03pm

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Trends International unveiled today that it launched Baby Yoda posters in time for the holiday, hitting the marketplace well before any other merchandise sat on store shelves.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Trends International unveiled today that it launched Baby Yoda posters in time for the holiday, hitting the marketplace well before any other merchandise sat on store shelves.
  • The company went on to announce that a 2020 Baby Yoda wall calendar is available for purchase on Amazon.com ( http://bit.ly/BYcalendar ).
  • As people clamor for Baby Yoda merch, Trends has already begun to satisfy demand with officially licensed products by reacting quickly to fans' immediate love for this new character and being incredibly agile.
  • Baby Yoda is the breakout star of The Mandalorian series on Disney+.

The Force is strong with her: Interfaith minister uses Star Wars to inspire the spiritual-but-not-religious

Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 11:00pm

The 1977 shoe-string budget film Star Wars has matured into the most successful film merchandising franchisea consumer-driven force to be reckoned with.

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  • The 1977 shoe-string budget film Star Wars has matured into the most successful film merchandising franchisea consumer-driven force to be reckoned with.
  • A life-long fan of the galactic myth, interfaith minister and aspiring Jedi, Sarah Bowen, taps the Force to inspire spiritual seekers, including those who identify as "spiritual-but-not-religious."
  • As described in the movies, the Force is an energy field created by all living things.
  • The value of a myth is not in how true it is, but in how deeply one connects with it.

The Force Is Strong With Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order™

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 2:00pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191126005302/en/
    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a critical success as well as being the highest rated Star Wars game of this console generation.
  • Business Insider exclaims that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is the best Star Wars game ever made, while GameSpot calls it one of the most compelling game additions to the Star Wars franchise in years.
  • "Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order demonstrates the amazing potential for original storytelling in Star Wars games, said Sean Shoptaw, SVP, Games and Interactive Experiences, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.
  • With the fantastic reception and launch so far, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has proven to be the must-play game this Holiday.