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The School Fund of Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Funds Leadership Program for 600 Students and Teachers

Published 04-10-20

Submitted by Freeport-McMoRan Inc.

The School of Leaders: Empodérate El Loa Program, a partnership of Emprende Joven and the Minera El Abra School Fund, promotes social-emotional skills for students and provides teacher training in the Calama region of Chile.

Social-emotional skills include the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary for youth to recognize and control their emotions and behaviors. Social-emotional skills are what is used to establish and maintain positive relationships, make responsible decisions, solve challenging situations, and set and achieve positive goals.

Emprende Joven has a digital platform that includes 20 courses teachers can use with their students.

To learn more about how Freeport-McMoRan supports the communities in which it operates, please visit fcx.com.

See the 2018 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report  for more information on all of their social, economic and environmental efforts.

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