|By Business Wire||
|July 7, 2014 02:00 PM EDT||
Time Warner Cable (TWC), as part of its commitment to diversity and inclusion, today announced that it is sponsoring three upcoming conferences that support African-American and Hispanic communities. The company is sponsoring the annual conferences for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and National Urban League (NUL). In addition, TWC will air Public Service Announcements in support of the organizations and have an employment booth at each event to continue its commitment to recruiting a diverse workforce.
“Whether it’s about our people, our programming or the communities where our customers live, Time Warner Cable has a long tradition of championing and leveraging our diverse perspectives,” said Jerrell Moore, TWC’s Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion. "In that spirit, we’re proud to support LULAC, NCLR and NUL – world-class organizations that share our commitment to embracing different perspectives and creating better opportunities for people, including our customers and employees, across the country.”
TWC was named a Top Company for People of Color by the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications. The list was compiled based on several categories, including the hiring and promotion of people of color to its management and workforce, as well as the alignment of diversity with its business goals and objectives. The Human Rights Campaign has also named TWC as one of the nation’s best places to work for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and gave TWC a perfect 100 percent score on its annual Corporate Equality Index.
"LULAC values its partnership with Time Warner Cable. The company shares LULAC's commitment to diversity and recognizes the importance of working to advance the needs of minority communities," said Brent Wilkes, LULAC’s National Executive Director.
“Time Warner Cable’s support of the 2014 NCLR Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo provides great assets to these events and to our participants. This collaboration will contribute to the success of the most anticipated national gathering of Latino change-makers as we gather on issues that impact all Americans,” said Ron Estrada, NCLR Vice President, Integrated Marketing and Events.
Annual LULAC National Convention & Exposition – July 8-12, 2014
Held in New York City at the Hilton Midtown, the LULAC National Conventions draws more than 20,000 participants each year including top leaders from government, business and the Hispanic community. As a presenting sponsor, free TWC WiFi® access will be available for all conference attendees. The Cyber Lounge, powered by Time Warner Cable Business Class, will provide charging stations and Internet access for attendees to check email. In addition, LULAC will receive a $20,000 stipend from TWC’s Research Program on Digital Communications to support research for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the Hispanic community.
TWC’s Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, Tessie Topol, will be part of a panel on July 11 that discusses the importance of STEM education as a bridge to opportunity and success. Topol will share best practices and lessons learned from Connect a Million Minds, a TWC initiative to inspire today’s students to develop the STEM skills they need to become the problem solvers of tomorrow. For more information about LULAC, visit www.lulac.org.
NCLR Annual Conference – July 19-22, 2014
TWC will be a Platinum Sponsor of the NCLR Annual Conference, which will cover ongoing and emerging issues affecting Latinos and bring together the nation’s most influential individuals, organizations, institutions and companies working with the Hispanic community. The conference will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center and all attendees will be provided with free access to TWC WiFi service. For more information about NCLR, visit www.nclr.org.
NUL Conference – July 23-26, 2014
The 2014 NUL Conference, One Nation Underemployed: Bridges to Jobs and Justice, will convene in Cincinnati at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities. TWC’s Research Program on Digital Communications will award the National Urban League with a $20,000 stipend to fund research about minority businesses and the use of technology. As a premium sponsor, TWC is participating in the technology workshop at the Small Business Matters One-Day Summit to discuss how technology can help small business owners thrive. For more information on NUL, visit www.nul.iamempowered.com.
Click on the below links to view Public Service Announcements promoting these events:
Continuing a Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
The sponsorship of these upcoming conferences continues a commitment that TWC has made to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. TWC sees the importance of working with diverse vendors and considers using Minority and Women Business Enterprises whenever possible. In addition, TWC actively supports more than 10 employee resource groups that provide professional development and leverage the diversity of people and experiences. Employee resource groups available to TWC employees include the Black Business Employee Network, !Hola TWC!, [email protected], VetNet and TWC Able.
For more information about TWC’s diversity and inclusion efforts and job opportunities, visit http://jobs.timewarnercable.com/content/diversity/.
About the Time Warner Cable Research Program on Digital Communications
The Time Warner Cable Research Program on Digital Communications awards stipends to foster research dedicated to increasing understanding of the benefits and challenges facing the future of digital technologies in the home, office, classroom and community. Individual researchers affiliated with universities and non-profits are eligible to apply for the stipends. The recently published essays and more information about the program can be found at www.twcresearchprogram.com and www.twitter.com/TWC_RP.
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting 15 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers and enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.twc.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmedia.com.
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