DoSomething.org and Jason Genao, Star of Netflix’s On My Block, Join Forces To Promote Safe Driving for Teens

Question: If a ______ is too tight, that’s a problem. If it’s too loose…that’s a bigger problem. What is it? Answer: A seat belt. (Duh! What did you think we were talking about??) Seat belts save up to 15,000 lives every year. DoSomething.org, one of the largest organizations for young people and social change, and Chevrolet, one of the largest automobile manufacturers, believe that reaching young people with this message is critical, and are partnering for a second time on “Ride & Seek,” a national campaign to promote seat belt…

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Small Steps to help Preschoolers make Giant Leaps in Learning on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin taking the first steps on the moon on July 20th, Save the Children offers small moon-themed steps parents can do to help their preschoolers take leaps in learning this summer.  “Play is essential to child development. Children learn through fun, engaging and meaningful experiences,” said Romilla Karnati, Advisor, Early Childhood Care and Development for Save the Children. “With all of the buzz around the celebration of this milestone, parents can use this as an opportunity to play with…

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Ayesha Curry of ABC’s ‘Family Food Fight’ and No Kid Hungry Launch Share Summer Campaign to Connect More Kids to Free Summer Meals

Share Summer is a signature platform developed by No Kid Hungry, a national campaign to end childhood hunger in America, to bring awareness and increase access to free summer meals for kids living with hunger. When the school doors close for the year, many kids lose access to the meals they depend on like school breakfast and lunch, making summer the hungriest time of year for kids in need. Free summer meals are available for kids across the country through the national Summer Food Service Program but too many children are missing out. Six…

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CAP and BCAP consultations: public sector equality duty

CAP and BCAP are consulting on changes to their rules on offence, rolling papers and sanitary protection products. The last wholesale review of the CAP and BCAP Codes was completed in 2010, before the Equality Act 2010 came into force. CAP and BCAP therefore considered that in light of the public sector equality duty contained in the Act, to which CAP and BCAP consider they are subject, it would be appropriate to examine whether the Codes are consistent in the protections they provide to those sharing any of the protected…

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REI Co-op announces two new efforts to bolster environmental and outdoor journalism

REI Co-op is launching a new venture to lift up environmental and outdoor journalism through the debut of its own print magazine this fall, and a new partnership to channel matching funds directly to local, nonprofit newsrooms covering crucial issues facing the outdoors. The 81-year-old retailer will retire its full-price mail-order catalog in favor of Uncommon Path – a print magazine published by Hearst Magazines in collaboration with an in-house team of journalists and editors at REI. Beginning this fall, Uncommon Path will be available at all 155 REI stores and in…

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