Verizon doesn’t just provide Internet, telephone, and cable service – the company’s philanthropic arm, the Verizon Foundation, also offers a one-stop resource for engaging educational lessons covering a wide variety of topics.
The OSI Pharmaceuticals Foundation, Inc. has partnered with Abilities, Inc. to train and hire workers with disabilities.
In keeping with its commitment to improving children’s literacy worldwide, Scholastic has partnered with the National Urban League (NUL) to launch the new Read and Rise initiative.
On November 12th, 2008 the U.S. Chamber's National Chamber Foundation (NCF) hosted a CEO Leadership Series Luncheon featuring Barry Salzberg, Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte, LLP. Mr. Salzberg discussed the importance of promoting advanced education to ensure a competitive U.S. workforce and economy and what role, if any, should U.S. business have in this charge.
Since 1994, IBM has been doing work in school reform through Reinventing Education, the company’s flagship program. Similarly, through On Demand Community, IBM has organized tens of thousands of employees to donate hours of community service. Transition to Teaching is an extension of this impressive effort to improve education, but with a very different method.