JEDI

Praxis Labs Raises $15.5M in Oversubscribed Series A Led by Norwest Venture Partners and Emerson Collective

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:30pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Praxis Labs, the leading justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) learning platform designed to redefine work cultures through research-backed virtual reality (VR) experiences, announced today that it closed its oversubscribed Series A financing co-ledby Norwest Venture Partners and Emerson Collective.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Praxis Labs, the leading justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) learning platform designed to redefine work cultures through research-backed virtual reality (VR) experiences, announced today that it closed its oversubscribed Series A financing co-ledby Norwest Venture Partners and Emerson Collective.
  • Praxis Labs will use the funds to scale the platform, expand its learning journey library, add several key leadership roles and hiring more broadly within the company.
  • Praxis Labs is designed to redefine work cultures, develop inclusive leaders, and drive sustainable change for individuals and organizations.
  • "We are committed to advancing JEDI, and the approach, engagement, and impact Praxis Labs is driving with their enterprise partners is incredibly powerful."

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.

ASES SOLAR 2022: Energy Transition with Economic Justice

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:00pm

Through the ASES National Solar Conference, SOLAR 2022 will elevate public, institutional, and governmental awareness of the large role solar energy is playing in the U.S. energy landscape.

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  • Through the ASES National Solar Conference, SOLAR 2022 will elevate public, institutional, and governmental awareness of the large role solar energy is playing in the U.S. energy landscape.
  • ASES now invites you to submit a proposal to present at this year's conference around the theme "Energy Transition with Economic Justice."
  • The conference theme, "Energy Transition with Economic Justice'', will promote the ASES mission to "accelerate equitable solar adoption and universal sustainable living by educating and building community."
  • ASES invites you to submit a proposal for presentation at the next National Solar Conference, SOLAR 2022: Energy Transition with Economic Justice, taking place June 21-24 at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.

New York State Occupational Therapy Association Presents Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Forum for Educators and Students

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 4:00pm

CHESTER, N.Y., Sep. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The New York State Occupational Therapy Association's (NYSOTA) Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee is hosting a virtual event for occupational therapy educators and students on September 12, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST.

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  • CHESTER, N.Y., Sep. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The New York State Occupational Therapy Association's (NYSOTA) Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee is hosting a virtual event for occupational therapy educators and students on September 12, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST.
  • Founded in 1959, the New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA) is the primary professional organization representing over 22,000 occupational therapy practitioners and students in New York State.
  • NYSOTA collaborates with national professional organizations, New York State professional associations, and New York State governmental agencies to protect the integrity of the occupational therapy profession and assure consumer access to quality occupational therapy services.
  • Michelle Scanlon, New York State Occupational Therapy Association, +1 (518) 301-9187, nysota@gmail.com
    Madelyn McCarthy, New York State Occupational Therapy Association, (401) 965-2977, mmccarthy2@uri.edu

ASES SOLAR 2021 In Review

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 12:00pm

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ASES SOLAR 2021 expanded knowledge, inspired action and strengthened community through a wide variety of formal and informal exchanges and networking among online and in person participants.

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  • BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ASES SOLAR 2021 expanded knowledge, inspired action and strengthened community through a wide variety of formal and informal exchanges and networking among online and in person participants.
  • SOLAR 2021 featured outstanding content in the technical sessions on social and environmental justice, modeling and scaling, solar advancements, sustainability, and policy, education, and finance deepened the discussions around equity, technology progress, challenges, and paths forward.
  • All SOLAR 2021 sessions are available online for people who registered for the conference.
  • See you next year in Albuquerque, NM, June 21-24 at ASES SOLAR 2022!

Fortune and Great Place to Work® Recognize Generate Capital as One of the 2021 Best Small & Medium Workplaces™

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 10:46pm

“Our North Star at Generate has always been our people,” said Generate CEO and Co-founder Scott Jacobs. “Generate was designed from day one to create solutions to the world’s most pressing problems, and our values are the organizing principles of the company. We exhibited those values this past year in the face of unprecedented social, financial and health circumstances -- our people demonstrated their uncommon commitment to each other, we continued proving that sustainability pays, and all of our stakeholders benefit.”

Key Points: 
  • Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine have honored Generate Capital, a leading sustainable infrastructure firm, as one of the 2021 Best Small & Medium Workplaces.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The Best Small & Medium Workplaces award is based on analysis of survey responses from more than 280,000 current employees.
  • The Best Small & Medium Workplaces list is highly competitive, with winners selected by Great Place to Work using rigorous analytics and confidential employee feedback.
  • Great Place to Work selected the Best Small & Medium Workplaces by gathering and analyzing confidential survey responses from more than 280,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations.