CommunitiesTogether with our stakeholders, we are a force for positive change around the world. The power of collective knowledge and working partnerships can help us address some of the world’s most pressing social issues. The goal is to create a more promising tomorrow for communities everywhere, and we have a responsibility to actively contribute our time, technology and know-how to do so.uuid:105ec425-0fe4-4be8-8627-a851b9732461;id=29712016-03-08T10:04:00-06:00http://i.dell.com/sites/content/metadata/PublishingImages/CR-Our-Communities.jpguuid:105ec425-0fe4-4be8-8627-a851b9732461;id=2972Dell Youth Learning Partner: Center for Digital Inclusion2016-04-25T12:11:00-05:00Dell partners with Apps for Good to teach kids how to use, design and develop digital applications for positive social change and community action.uuid:105ec425-0fe4-4be8-8627-a851b9732461;id=2973Success Stories2016-03-30T11:53:00-05:00Dell Consumer, our first global business unit, strongly embraced the philosophy of the "One Dell: One Community" program and set a goal of 50% employee participation. They exceeded the goal with 58% participation and volunteered a total of 36,380 hours this year.uuid:105ec425-0fe4-4be8-8627-a851b9732461;id=2974Pearce Clune2016-03-30T10:52:00-05:00Most people take vacations to relax. For Pearce Clune, a Dell product manager based in Dubai, his vacation often involves packing steel-toe boots and a hard hat for 10 days of intense manual labor.uuid:105ec425-0fe4-4be8-8627-a851b9732461;id=2975Jose Rafael Canate Perez 2016-03-30T10:46:00-05:00Green: It’s on everyone’s mind these days. What can I do to be more environmentally friendly? Some may say, "Being green isn’t easy … or is it?" Dell’s Jose Rafael Canate Perez has taken an active role in reducing his carbon footprint, as well as encouraging others to do the same.uuid:105ec425-0fe4-4be8-8627-a851b9732461;id=2976John Gron2016-03-30T10:37:00-05:00Take a look at John Gron’s calendar. Each week he volunteers somewhere in his community. In addition to his full-time job as a manager in Dell Services’ Enterprise Expert Center, John works with more than 13 organizations in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.uuid:105ec425-0fe4-4be8-8627-a851b9732461;id=2977Jamila Cowan2016-03-30T10:17:00-05:00Dell’s Jamila Cowan makes a positive difference in the community through the Fame Foundation.uuid:105ec425-0fe4-4be8-8627-a851b9732461;id=2978Eric Graham2016-03-30T10:09:00-05:00Eric Graham is determined to create a cost-effective, comfortable environment at Dell. Although cost effective and comfortable don’t always go hand-in-hand, Eric’s most recent project — parking lot solar panels — achieves both objectives.uuid:105ec425-0fe4-4be8-8627-a851b9732461;id=2979Venita Sajwan: Measuring Life by What You Give2016-03-30T09:41:00-05:00It is hard for most of us to imagine maintaining personal hygiene as a daunting task, but for the children of Deepashram that is the reality.uuid:105ec425-0fe4-4be8-8627-a851b9732461;id=2980Valerie Cary: Supporting Critical Medical Research Efforts for More Than a Decade2016-03-29T11:38:00-05:00A small group of people work with a nonprofit organization. They then recruit others to join. Over time a few volunteers become hundreds. This is how Valerie Cary, assistant to Dell’s chief financial officer, has made a difference.uuid:105ec425-0fe4-4be8-8627-a851b9732461;id=2981Skillpoint Alliance and the Dell Foundation2016-03-08T10:04:00-06:00Skillpoint builds partnerships among industry, education and the community to help close the digital gap among the younger generation by developing and delivering a digital media curriculum for Central Texas high schools.