AT&T to Support 988 Hotline to Help Combat Mental Health Crisis in America

AT&T is supporting the three-digit emergency hotline code, 988, for suicide prevention and mental health crisis services. Voice calls to 988 will be directed to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline) to help individuals in crisis. The United States is experiencing a crisis, and we want to be a part of the solution. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), symptoms of anxiety disorder and depressive disorder increased considerably in the United States during April–June of 2020, compared with the same period in 2019. In response to…

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AT&T and Discovery Education Put the Power of Sustainability in Students’ Hands

Discovery Education have launched a new effort supported by AT&T, providing innovative, dynamic resources focused on sustainability through the award-winning Experience platform. The new content created by AT&T and Discovery Education focuses on empowering middle school students to spark sustainable action in local communities. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Centered on the role of technology in building a more sustainable world, the resources from AT&T and Discovery Education provide educators and students the curated content required to learn…

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AT&T Invests Over $144 Million to Support STEM Initiatives

AT&T have spoken about their investment of $144m tio support STEM, I have included the post below as it goes into interesting detail that I feel might be of interest, to read the post look here, or read below: Thanks to a recent study conducted by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, the “Scully Effect” posited by fans of The X-Files has now been validated. The survey results showed that the character of Agent Dana Scully was an inspiration and a trailblazer—63% of women surveyed said that Scully…

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AT&T Partners with Year Up to Create Internships for Young People

AT&T, with non-profit Year Up, is opening the door to internships across the U.S. for opportunity youth, defined as talented young adults seeking work who are underemployed or unemployed. Nationally, there are an estimated 5 million young adults disconnected from stable career pathways and 12 million jobs requiring postsecondary education that will go unfilled in the next decade.1 At AT&T, we know these young people have talent and potential. So, to continue building a diverse and strong workforce, AT&T is tapping into that pipeline by committing to host 200 interns…

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Planeteers Generate $100,000 Donation from AT&T for the Captain Planet Foundation

AT&T is donating $100,000 to the Captain Planet Foundation™ after a successful challenge based in the new mobile game, “Captain Planet: Gaia Guardians,” published by Turner’s Adult Swim Games. During the “Hope Island Recovery Challenge,” AT&T and Turner called on Planeteers to restore trees in the game to help generate a real-world donation from AT&T to the Captain Planet Foundation. AT&T’s donation supports Project Learning Garden™, a program creating schoolyard gardens for students to engage in inquiry-driven, project-based learning. “AT&T thanks and celebrates all the ‘Planeteers’ who took in-game action…

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