AT&T Stands in Support of LGBTQ Community on National Coming Out Day

As a longtime supporter of the LGBTQ community, AT&T honored National Coming Out Day on October the 10th by celebrating love and acceptance with concerts in select cities. “We stand in support of the LGBTQ community members every day, but National Coming Out Day is cause for celebration,” said Corey Anthony, Chief Diversity Officer, AT&T. “As an ally, our support is long-standing and unwavering. This week we’re proud to support The Trevor Project’s “How to Save a Life” volunteer drive as well as celebrate with some great music performances.” For…

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AT&T Contributing $1 Million to Girls Who Code Sisterh>>d Campaign, Summer Coding Camps

Meredith Tannor’s introduction to computer science in 2013 changed the way she looked at the world. It was during a Girls Who Code (GWC) camp that summer at AT&T’s New York City offices when she began to realize how programming could improve things. Meredith is just one reason why AT&T is contributing $1 million to continue supporting GWC’s summer coding camps for girls and the organization’s forthcoming Sisterh>>d Campaign. It’s a unique digital-visual album aimed at empowering young women to pursue computer science and STEM fields. “Instructors told me to…

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AT&T Expands its Renewable Energy Program with NextEra Energy Resources

To celebrate Global Wind Day, AT&T is expanding its renewable energy program with NextEra Energy Resources. Together, AT&T and subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources will help to deliver clean energy, create jobs, boost the local economy and support a low-carbon economy. During a groundbreaking ceremony in Webb County, Texas for the first AT&T-backed wind farm project, AT&T announced a new agreement to purchase 300 megawatts (MW) of wind energy. It also announced a scholarship program for students interested in pursuing careers as wind turbine technicians, one of the fastest-growing jobs…

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AT&T and Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Announce Launch of VOD Channel Spotlighting Female Creators and Their Stories

AT&T and Hello Sunshine is debuting 2 new female-driven series on DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW and U-Verse with the launch of the Hello Sunshine Video On Demand (VOD) channel. Hello Sunshine produces engaging and distinctive new narratives with women at the center. The VOD channel will premiere 2 female-driven original series: Witherspoon’s first unscripted series, “Shine On with Reese,” premiering July 17. The Home Edit’s “Master the Mess,” premiering Sept. 4. Viewers can also watch curated original content including short-form and library film titles. Go to att.com/hellosunshine for a sneak peek…

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DIRECTV NOW Celebrates LGTBQ Cinema at 2018 Outfest

DIRECTV NOW is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival. Taking place just now (July 12–22) at the Directors Guild of America (DGA), Outfest is 11 days of can’t-miss films, thought-provoking panels, festival receptions and more. The Los Angeles festival screens more than 250 short and feature films, and draws over 40,000 attendees each year.  DIRECTV NOW kicked off Outfest on July 12. The DIRECTV NOW Lounge features an interactive art installation where guests will be asked to open their hearts and Turn Up the…

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