¿Sabía que 5 millones de familias estadounidenses con niños en edad escolar no cuentan con el acceso a banda ancha en sus hogares? El 1Million Project es una iniciativa plurianual de la Fundación Sprint para ofrecer gratuitamente dispositivos y servicio móvil de alta velocidad para un millón de estudiantes de secundaria estadounidenses de escasos recursos carentes de un servicio de internet seguro en sus hogares.
Some people think kids today are all about selfies. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards says, think again. This nationwide awards program, a collaborative effort by The National Association of Secondary School Principals and Prudential Financial, Inc., honors students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.
The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are urging consumers to check their window coverings for exposed or dangling cords which can pose a strangulation hazard to infants and young children. WCSC, CPSC and safety experts strongly recommend that only cordless window coverings or window coverings with inaccessible cords be used in homes with young children.
Junior Achievement USA® (www.JA.org) has teamed up with volunteers to help publicize their brand across the country. JA tells the public what it is like to volunteer with this program and how rewarding it will be for anyone who does. This PSA Campaign consists of videos titled “Empowerment,” “A Changing World,” and “What Is Success?”
THE CONNECTING KIDS TO COVERAGE NATIONAL CAMPAIGN, AN INITIATIVE OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES’ CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS), ISSUES PSA TO HELP ELIGIBLE CHILDREN OBTAIN HEALTH COVERAGE
The National Limousine Association’s Ride Responsibly™ initiative (www.rideresponsibly.org) and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (www.nsvrc.org) have joined forces to produce a public service campaign, starring actress and activist Pamela Anderson. The PSA educates the industry and public at large about the dangers associated with ride-hailing apps.
In 2016 alone, it is estimated that almost 1.7 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer. One person alone can’t beat cancer, it takes a team. The Breakaway from Cancer non-profit partner organizations – Prevent Cancer Foundation, Cancer Support Community, Patient Advocate Foundation and National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship – collectively offer a broad range of support services to people affected by cancer, complementing those provided by a patient’s team of healthcare professionals.
The Ready. Raise. Rise. Public Service Announcement campaign aims to raise awareness about Immuno-Oncology, a rapidly evolving area of cancer research. The campaign also seeks to empower individuals to educate themselves about the latest advancement in cancer research. In addition, Ready. Raise. Rise. provides people with an opportunity to raise and share a virtual flag to honor someone in their life impacted by cancer. For each flag raised and shared, Bristol-Myers Squibb will make a donation to a cancer advocacy group of your choice.