Important Notice – Change in individual eligibility restrictions
September 25, 2020
Both the FAQ and the script from the September 21 Webinar have been revised to reflect a change in restrictions for individuals holding active relationships with partner companies. Eligibility restrictions are limited to the themes associated with those partners. Please consult the FAQ for full details.
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