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NFCC Receives $1 Million Grant From Wells Fargo for Financial Capability Program Benefiting Military Servicemembers and Veterans

PRESS RELEASE Grant to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling to fund second phase of Sharpen Your Financial Focus initiative Washington, DC July 28, 2016 Wells Fargo & Company has donated $1 million to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling(NFCC)to help support the Sharpen Your Financial Focus (Sharpen) initiative. Through…

Diversity, Inclusion, Equality Take Center Stage at DNC

Party leaders calling the issues critical for human rights and economic benefits. By Sheryl Estrada Pat Spearman (D-Nev.) Diversity, inclusiveness and equality were the central themes during the opening night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday in Philadelphia, with party leaders and other guests making the case that these…

Unarmed Black Man Shot by Police While Helping His Autistic Patient

UPDATE: 10:46 p.m. ET July 21, 2016 Since Monday’s shooting of Charles Kinsey, North Miami police and investigators have not been forthcoming with information. In a news conference Thursday evening, John Rivera, who heads ofthe Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association, said Kinsey “did everything right.” Anunidentified officer fired three shots from…

Comcast NBCUniversal Releases 2016 Diversity and Inclusion Report

PRESS RELEASE Comcast NBCUniversal takes great pride in our Diversity & Inclusion company-wide accomplishments and the dedicated efforts of our Governance, Workforce, Supplier Diversity, Programming and Community Investment. We are pleased to present the 2016 Comcast NBCUniversal diversity progress report, Our Foundation for Innovation, which illustrates our year-end 2015 Diversity…

Breitbart Editor Incites Racism, Kicked Off Twitter

Milo Yiannopoulos is a tech editor at conservative news site Breitbart with a penchant for Internet trolling, but he has sent his final tweet. After inciting a barrage of racist tweets aimed at “Saturday Night Live” comedian Leslie Jones, Yiannopoulos was permanently suspended from Twitter on Tuesday. Using the handle…

Kaiser Permanente Named a Top-Scoring Company on Disability Equality Index Survey

PRESS RELEASE Kaiser Permanente has been named a ‘top-scoring company’ on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) by the U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and theAmerican Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). Kaiser Permanente received a high score of 80 percent, earning the ‘top-scoring’ distinction and recognition as one of the…