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More than 75 community and civic leaders from across Birmingham came together today to mark the opening of Starbucks new Community Store in Ensley. Dedicated to supporting local jobs and economic development, this new Starbucks location is the company’s first Community Store in Alabama and 11th nationwide.
Starbucks and Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, have launched Starbucks Service Fellows, an innovative, employer-led service program inspired and informed by national service.
The Starbucks Foundation announced today a multi-year investment and partnership strategy aimed at empowering at least 250,000 women and families in coffee and tea growing communities globally by 2025.
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) announced today that it will present its 2018 Distinguished Service Award to Kevin Johnson, president and CEO of Starbucks, in recognition of the company’s contributions in support of the military community.
A coalition of more than 50 leading U.S. companies and foundations, known as the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, today announced plans to address this challenge, beginning with a day-long job and resource fair on May 3 at the Georgia World Congress Center.
Starbucks is joining Seattle Seahawks player Doug Baldwin, the City of Renton, and the Renton School District to support the creation of a state-of-the-art community center in the Cascade/Benson neighborhood.
Working with community and civic leaders in Miami Gardens, Starbucks is launching a long-term effort to create local jobs, provide training opportunities for youth, and invest in local minority-owned businesses
Marking an extraordinary day of action for D.C. area youth and employers, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative – the nation’s largest employer-led effort to hire young Americans ages 16-24 who face barriers to employment and education – hosted its 6th Opportunity Fair in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 20, helping create pathways for nearly 7,000 youth across the region.