The Immigrants Who Built America: My Father’s Footsteps through Ellis Island. As told by his wife Linda Santiso. What would happen if you ventured to a new country halfway around the world where you could not speak the language? This was the situation faced by your ancestors as they began the quest for a new and better life. It was to be a life full of hardships and injustice. Child labor was legal, and safety laws were nonexistent. In addition to the high rate of job injuries, jobs were without fringe benefits. Immigrants toiled in unsafe work conditions for poverty wages with no hope of citizenship for twenty years. It was a life to be endured with only hopes and dreams for daily sustenance. This enthralling story will take you on a journey you will never forget! This is a story for all of us, because it is the story of our ancestors. Join Ramon Santiso Quiroga as he walks the trail of history with them the history that built America! Genre- Historical/Non-fiction
As part of its longstanding commitment to Africa, Johnson & Johnson today announced the launch of the Africa Innovation Challenge, an initiative to support Africa’s vibrant and growing innovation ecosystem and to help develop important and locally sustainable consumer health solutions. The challenge is the latest initiative in the company’s comprehensive approach to advancing health and innovation worldwide. The Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies’ presence in Africa dates back more than 80 years and includes business operations, public health programs and corporate citizenship.
“Through the Africa Innovation Challenge, we have the opportunity to support the continent’s top entrepreneurs through mentorship and other resources, and by working together with local talent, to bring forward new solutions to local health care challenges,” said Paul Stoffels, M.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson.
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Because one in eight people around the world face food insecurity each day, Kellogg Company and its foundation, the Kellogg’s Corporate Citizenship Fund, pledged today to provide one-half billion servings of breakfast to children and families who need it most, through its new Breakfasts for Better Days™ initiative. In total, the company will donate 1 billion servings of cereal and snacks in its support of global hunger relief by the end of 2016.
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Saving lives by providing incentives for routine medical screenings for its U.S. employees, establishing the first charitable nonpublic foundation by a multinational company in China, building homes for underprivileged families in Latin America and conserving energy around the world were among the key efforts by Amway employees and distributors to make the world a better place.
These and dozens of other examples of commitment to corporate responsibility and environmental stewardship are highlighted in the 2011 Amway Global Corporate Citizenship Report published today.
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