Category Archives: Culture

L.A. Metro Board awards Sepulveda Transit Corridor Partners — Bechtel innovative pre-development contract to create rail transit solution for one of the Nation’s most congested freeway corridors

$69.9 million contract to advance high-speed, high-capacity rail proposal to connect San Fernando Valley to West Los Angeles & relieve I-405 /PRNewswire/ — Sepulveda Transit Corridor Partners — Bechtel (STCP) has been awarded a Pre-Development Agreement (PDA) contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to advance its rail transit solution to potentially ease congestion on the notorious I-405

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Brands: You Have a Duty To Protect Your Consumers’ and Employees’ Right to Vote

New research from OBERLAND reveals that consumers of the nation’s largest brands believe the companies have a duty to protect the right to vote. /PRNewswire/ — As activists gather today at AT&T headquarters in Texas to protect the right to vote, lawmakers continue to file bills to restrict voting access across the state. This is not limited to Texas, however, as politicians nationwide

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Champions for Change: AmericanLeaderZ Hosts ‘Stop Asian Hate March for Freedom and Justice’ in New York City April 9-10

A Global Movement to Stop Asian Hate, AmericanLeaderZ and CoalitionZ Lead the Way in Guiding Change Through #10Demands (Newswire.com) – Martin Luther King Jr. famously spoke: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Truer words have never been spoken, and the country finds itself amid a slew of injustices from every corner of the nation. Everyone has seen the headlines,

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Committee Planning Essential Workers Monument in New York City

Committee Comprised of Representatives from the Range of Essential Worker Groups That Aided in New York’s Historic Response to COVID-19 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the creation of the Essential Workers Advisory Committee to provide design input and recommendations for a monument in New York City honoring the service and sacrifice of New York’s essential workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. “There

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PVH Corp. Announces New Global Disaster Relief Partnership with Americares

PVH joins Americares Emergency Response Partner Program to provide on-the-ground support (BUSINESS WIRE)–PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH) is proud to announce that it has joined the Americares Emergency Response Partner Program and committed to support the health-focused relief and development of the organization’s ongoing preparedness, response and recovery efforts around the world. “The partnership with Americares builds on PVH’s overall disaster

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Launches Red Bucket Match-Up Campaign to Fund National Grants Program

Six Stars from Stage and Screen Lead Online Fundraising Competition as Gilead Sciences Matches Donations Dollar for Dollar, up to $1 Million (BUSINESS WIRE)–Six of Broadway and Hollywood’s most charitable stars are stepping up to lead the first Red Bucket Match-Up, an online fundraising campaign starting today to fund Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ National Grants Program. The spirited two-week competition, with a

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Egypt Captivates World with Golden Pharaoh Parade

(BUSINESS WIRE)–Twenty-two pharaoh mummies walked the streets of Cairo on Saturday evening in a stunning royal procession from the Egyptian Museum on Tahrir Square to the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Fustat. The event marked the official launch of NMEC. Against the backdrop of fireworks, the mummies – 18 kings and four queens – travelled in order

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Asians Fighting Injustice’s Emergency Stop Asian Hate Rally in Chinatown W/ Rep. Grace Meng, CM Margaret Chin, Maxwell the Musician, & More

/PRNewswire/ — Serial NYC entrepreneur, non-profit leader, activist, Harvard Elected Director, and co-lead of last Sunday’s Rally Against Hate w/Senator Schumer & Andrew Yang — Ben Wei— is bringing together the AAPI community again in an Emergency Rally to bring awareness to the 800% increase in NYC Asian hate crimes and to respond to the brutal attack on Vilma Kari, a 65-year-old Fillipino immigrant woman

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“Commit to the Comeback: Meet Local NYC” launches ahead of global meetings industry day

AHEAD OF GLOBAL MEETINGS INDUSTRY DAY, NYC & COMPANY JOINS PARTNERSHIP FOR NEW YORK CITY AND NEW YORK CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO DRIVE LOCAL BUSINESS MEETINGS AND HELP STIMULATE ECONOMIC RECOVERY —New Effort Invites New York City’s Business Community to “Commit to the Comeback: Meet Local NYC”— —GMID 2021 Celebrations in New York City to Include Iconic Building Lightings

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BET Partners with Run Tell This Podcast to Present New Weekly Digital Series “JUSTICE FOR GEORGE FLOYD”

Premiere Episode Available Now on BET.com and BET’s YouTube Channel (BUSINESS WIRE)–BET announces a new partnership with the hosts of the popular podcast Run Tell This, Mara Schiavocampo, Wesley Lowery, and Keith Reed. Available now on BET.com and BET’s YouTube channel is “JUSTICE FOR GEORGE FLOYD,” an exclusive video recap show breaking down events of the Derek Chauvin trial and offering analysis from special guests:

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