Helping our communities

EforAll: Helping small businesses through entrepreneurship

We recently sat down with EforAll's CEO, David Parker, to learn how they are helping entrepreneurs navigate these challenging times, and why it is more important than ever to support small businesses.

New York teacher uses Global Problem Solvers: The Series to help kids launch a social enterprise

"We were looking for new, innovative things to do with our students,” says Michael. “The staff and I watched the episodes and developed a plan to incorporate it into a program for our students to run their own business, made possible by a grant we applied for through EdCorp Real World Scholars.”

Arizona educator uses Global Problem Solvers: The Series to teach her kids 21st century skills

“It’s perfect for my middle grades – it grows with them,” Kat says. She introduced GPS: The Series to her 4th and 5th grade students a year ago and plans to expand to her 6th graders this year.

Missouri teacher uses Global Problem Solvers: The Series to awaken his kids’ inner superheroes

“The students loved the gamification. As they completed challenges and missions – just like the Global Problem Solvers characters - they progressed through the various superhero levels. The missions are actually part of an ongoing assignment to create their own superhero story.

AnnieCannons: Creating opportunities for survivors of human trafficking

Based in Oakland, California, AnnieCannons is on a mission to help women break the cycle of exploitation by providing skills training, hands-on work experience, income opportunities, and a supportive work environment. We recently sat down with the CEO and co-founder of AnnieCannons, Jessica Hubley, to learn more.

March 11, 2020

COLLABORATION

Calling Without Compromise When Working From Home

Over the past several weeks, we have had countless customers reach out to us for help in supporting their large-scale remote work environments, with short turnaround time. Here are the answers to the questions we’ve been hearing from customers, along with some simple steps you can take now to start handling your work calls from home.

How the Tactical Operations team keeps people connected when they need it the most

There are different approaches to helping out during a crisis. One form of aid is providing internet connectivity. Cisco's TacOps team recently worked with a county to help provide WiFi in a temporary homeless shelter.

June 16, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Building on our commitment to help the most vulnerable during the global pandemic

Cisco has always supported nonprofits that help the most vulnerable members of our communities. Our COVID-19 response is no different, with over $50 million in contributions to nonprofit partners focused on helping those who are homeless, displaced or at risk, those experiencing hunger and food insecurity, as well as those on the front lines.

June 16, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Expanding well-being & care beyond our employees in response to COVID-19

Cisco announces a new framework for responding to injustice or a global crisis, along with a range of initiatives that extend beyond business and culture, to include well-being, social equality, and activism.