Monthly Archives: April 2022

Community News for the Windham Edition – Hartford Courant

Windham – WILLIMANTIC – Fun Fest at First Congregational Church, 199 Valley St., will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. The festival will include a tag sale, plant sale, crafts, bake sale, thrift stores and a bouncy house, weather permitting. Visit www.churchw.org or call …

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South Orange – Maplewood BOE student representatives call for more mental health support in schools – Essex News Daily

SOUTH ORANGE/MAPLEWOOD, NJ — South Orange–Maplewood Board of Education student representative Noah Morros has called on the BOE to hire another social worker at Columbia High School, citing the number of struggling students mental health, especially in the wake of the death of second Cole Longworth in late March. At …

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Community talks about hopes for homeless services | Local

A crowd of about 100 people gathered Thursday night to reflect on what they hope to see from the city’s contracted homeless services. The six social service groups behind the project organized the meeting to assess the community’s suggestions for an emergency shelter and other services. Jane Williams, executive director …

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Follow the Money | defender of the people

By Sherry Larson defender of the people The American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law on March 11, 2021 – $1.9 trillion in federal funding, and the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) $350 billion in COVID-19 relief to state governments and premises. Hometreasury.gov says the …

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Country View Family Farms chooses Pennsylvania for $47.3 million expansion that will create 51 new jobs in Union County

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that Country View Family Farms, LLC has chosen Pennsylvania for its $47.3 million+ feed mill expansion project that will create at least 51 new jobs well paid in Union County. “Pennsylvania successfully competed against other states for this expansion – a project that will have …

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HCISD Board Candidates Provide Platform for Election

April 28 – HARLINGEN – Two seats on the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees are on the May 7 ballot. Israel Aguilar runs against incumbent Greg Powers for the 3 spot. Josue “Josh” Garza takes on incumbent Eladio Jaimez for the 7 spot. Jaimez said if re-elected …

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Publication of a proposed short-term rental ordinance

Clark County today released its proposed Short-Term Rental (STR) Ordinance under a “Business Impact Statement” process required by Nevada law. The drafting of the ordinance was prompted by the passage of 2021 Legislature Bill 363, which requires Clark County to allow short-term rentals such as Airbnb and VRBO. The draft …

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Lombardo, in GOP forum, mocks Nevada public health option | Nevada News

By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — The consensus Republican front-runner for Nevada governor drew the attention and applause of a GOP lunchtime audience on Tuesday when he used an expletive to mock Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak’s decision. to enact a state-run public health insurance option. Responding to …

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New Mexico’s First Risograph Studio Is Entirely Community-Driven

ALBUQUERQUE – With New Mexico’s rich history of printmaking, as well as an enduring culture of screen printing and design through the Chicanx social activism movements, it’s surprising there has never been a of publicly available risograph in the state, so far. Risolana is a community risography studio located in …

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Morton Grove School District 67 Gets New Assistant Superintendent – Chicago Tribune

Lynn Owens will never give up her former roles as social worker and director of special education when she begins her new job as assistant superintendent of learning and programs at Golf School District 67 in Morton Grove. “I love working with families and students in any capacity,” said Coleman, …

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Political science professor donates $100,000 for study abroad program

By Cynthia Haro, April 26, 2022 Renford Reese, a professor in the Department of Political Science, left his mark on the Cal Poly Pomona community by donating $100,000 to the university’s study abroad program this semester. After selling a piece of land in Pomona to a non-profit organization, Reese immediately …

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Guidehouse’s Marianne Bailey named Top Cyber ​​Exec to Watch in 2022

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Guidehouse, one of the world’s leading providers of advisory services to public sector and commercial clients, is pleased to announce that WashingtonExec has selected Marianne Baileypartner and leader of the Advanced Solutions Cybersecurity practice, among the Top Cyber ​​Execs to Watch in 2022. For …

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JVS adds new staff | News, Sports, Jobs

BLOOMINGDALE — Two new positions are being filled at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School in an effort to prepare students for the world of work. The JVS School Board met Tuesday and approved Carina Aulicino and Anthony Materna to serve as the Workforce Development Coordinator and Instructor …

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What is it, examples, effects and more

Authoritarian parenting is one of the most effective and beneficial parenting styles. Here’s what to know about it. Imagine walking into your child’s room and noticing that his homework isn’t finished, the room is a mess, and he’s on the phone talking with his friend. What are you doing? Being …

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Hutchinson will refuse additional federal rent assistance for Arkansans

Arkansas is one of two states that will deny federal funding available for the second phase of pandemic emergency rental assistance, with Governor Asa Hutchinson saying the economic climate is robust enough that it is no longer necessary. Hutchinson said on Friday he was sending a letter to U.S. Treasury …

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University of Phoenix hosts over 1,400 attendees from 22 countries at its inaugural Inclusive Leadership Summit and Career Fair

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Phoenix University welcomed 1,415 attendees from 22 countries to its first annual Inclusive Leadership Summit and Career Fair, held April 12-15. The free, virtual event focused on developing skills as an inclusive leader and provides networking and employment opportunities, with the job fair featuring 35 employers. Titled “Creating the …

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Council Approves Community Development Manager Hiring Schedule – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD – The town of Brainerd hopes to have a new director of community development in place by August 1. Following the resignation of David Chanski, whose last day with the city is Friday, April 22, city council and staff members began discussing the process of hiring a replacement. Council …

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Library Presents Social Worker Program | News, Sports, Jobs

TR PHOTO ROBERT MAHARRY Jennifer Ford, social worker at the Iowa River Hospice, launches a new program called ‘Community Connections: River of Hope’ at the Marshalltown Public Library. On the third Tuesday of each month, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., she will be available to provide …

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Binance.US abandons the Blockchain Association

Binance.US announced on Wednesday that it is leaving the Blockchain Association and setting up its own government affairs team in Washington. The departure of the US branch of the world’s largest crypto exchange appears to be a blow to the industry’s leading lobbying organization. “We believe it’s time we had …

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Santa Monica Arts & Literacy Festival returns to Virginia Avenue Park on April 30

April 19, 2022 2:56 p.m. After two years of virtual events, the City of Santa Monica is once again welcoming families to Virginia Avenue Park on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the annual Arts and Literacy Festival. This year’s theme is “Bugs, Bugs, Bugs,” and …

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Nearly $115,000 in federal funding awarded locally | News, Sports, Jobs

ELKINS — More than $114,909 in federal funding to local organizations was announced Monday by Tygart Valley United Way. The announcement listed $87,531 in ARPA-R funding and $27,378 in Phase 39 Emergency Food and Shelter Program funding to a total of 16 nonprofits in the Tygart Valley area. …

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Long Beach prosecutor gets $900,000 to expand diversion program – Press Telegram

Long Beach was part of the first pilot program to divert drug addicts and homeless people straight from the streets to social services instead of going to jail – and now the city attorney’s office has $900,000 to help. expand the program over the next three years. The money, from …

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New Milford Boy Scout builds ‘blessing boxes’ to help those with food insecurity in the community

NEW MILFORD – Since the start of the pandemic, 17-year-old Boy Scout Alex Rigdon and his family have volunteered at Camilla’s Cupboard – a local food pantry, on several occasions. For Alex’s Project Eagle, he will now help those who are hungry in another way: he is creating four community …

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the public sector is behind on ESG reporting

Green shoots: Governments must take action to improve their sustainability reporting Photo: Pixabay Government organizations need to step up their reporting on their sustainability. Nina Johansson explains what the challenges can be – and how they can be overcome As with so many chapters in human history, it takes war …

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Maryland Social Worker Writes Children’s Book About Body Safety

Placeholder while loading article actions Three dozen children in slashed mango-colored shirts filled a classroom in Africa and focused on the woman in front of them. As Maryland social worker Terri Johnson read them a book, they listened and asked questions. Then they joined her in a chant. “My body,” …

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Salvation Army calls on CIO partners to find Chief Information Officer

April 15, 2022 – Qualified IT managers are among the hardest to find. CIO Partners was recently selected by the US Eastern Territory Salvation Army to lead the organization’s search for a new Chief Information Officer (CIO), located in West Nyack, NY. The CIO is responsible for defining and implementing …

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Innovative and creative ideas, synergies with downtown community sought for Towne Square

Brian Mastel, general manager of utilities, is also excited about the opportunities ahead. He says they can try to schedule activities for the space, but will look more for community-led ideas. He suggests a movie at the Riverside Veterans’ Memorial Park across the street and an upcoming street hockey event …

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NIU today | NIU Center for Governmental Studies better able to preserve and share knowledge, thanks to Huskie Commons

A logistical problem for the Center for Government Studies (CGS) at NIU has turned into a valuable partnership with university libraries that will preserve CGS materials and make them more easily accessible to readers around the world. NIU Libraries’ Huskie Commons—a digital repository for collecting, preserving, and providing access to …

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KCMO mayor reacts to spate of homicides

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Following the latest wave of deadly violence in Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas said accepting the status quo is unacceptable. “I think it’s clear what we’re doing right now isn’t working,” Lucas said. It comes like families of four, including a teenager, are in mourning …

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Maryland Proton Treatment Center Named Center of Excellence in Proton Therapy

BALTIMORE, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC), a state-of-the-art radiation oncology center based in Baltimore, Marylandannounced that it is now designated a Center of Excellence in Proton Therapy. Center of Excellence Designation “This designation is based on qualifications that make MPTC an exceptional place and …

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Louisiana moves to give local government permanent control of industry tax breaks

In one of his first acts in office, Governor John Bel Edwards issued a pair of executive orders reforming the Industrial Tax Exemption Program (ITEP), a lucrative incentive for big business. The governor reduced the tax relief from 100% to 80% of property taxes owed and, more importantly, gave the …

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How to Help and Get Help in Kings County | Makenzie Rankin | Lifestyles

Nanette Villarreal, who is celebrating eighteen years with Kings United Way, and I recently chatted about the organization and what it does for our community. First known as Hanford Aid Society and then King’s Aid Society, Kings United Way has been an integral part of our community since 1966. Offices …

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Hartford Schools Cover Up Gender Dysphoria Issue | Chris Powell

Does the Hartford School System notify a student’s parents when it learns that the student may be experiencing gender dysphoria? That’s the important question raised by the system’s suspension of a school nurse who recently wrote on social media that school staff are keeping these issues a secret from parents. …

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Somerville police staffing study sparks controversy over speed of reform

Local activists and some elected officials criticized a recent study by Somerville Police Department personnel. the Town of Somerville announced on 8 March what it is Department of Racial and Social Justice hired a consulting firm to conduct a study on Somerville Police Department Staffing Proceduressparking frustration with the speed …

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Global Government Fintech to Hold Inaugural “Lab” in Estonia in June

By Richard Johnstone on 04/10/2022 | Updated on 04/10/2022 Picture | Twin title of the Global Government Forum Global Government Fintech announced the launch of the Global Government FinTech Lab – an in-person event to bring together senior government officials exploring the opportunities created by fintech. As government interest and …

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They held the hands of dying COVID-19 patients when their families couldn’t. Meet the NCID Medical Social Workers

SINGAPORE: When the first deaths from COVID-19 hit Singapore, Dr Ho Lai Peng was there to help families through the grief and isolation caused by the pandemic. Two years later, the National Center of Infectious Diseases (NCID) chief medical and social worker still remembers every detail. The hardest part was …

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Santa Barbara County Housing Trust Fund Promoting Local Homeownership | Good for Santa Barbara

Posted on April 9, 2022 | 10:11 a.m. First-time home buyers Alec Missel and Stacey Walker in their new home, purchased with the help of a down payment loan from the Santa Barbara County Housing Trust Fund. (Santa Barbara County Housing Trust Fund) Finding affordable housing is a recurring problem …

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Afghan refugees fled the Taliban to build a new life in Greenwich had to leave behind: ‘I had to escape’

GREENWICH — Fearing torture and death at the hands of the Taliban, two Afghan men had to make a heartbreaking plea: to leave the country, even if it meant leaving their wives and children behind. The chaos and tragedy of the fall of the Afghan government last summer, when the …

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How to choose your brand? Categories and Protection

While trademark protection can extend to sounds and smells (e.g., US Reg. No. 5,467,089 for the scent of Play-Doh), a trademark is usually a word or design, or a combination of those it, used to identify products and services and used subsequently to distinguish these goods and services from those …

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UC helps Ukrainians, low-income homeowners and the hearing/sighted

Arlington Community FCU Arlington Community Federal Credit Union staff present a $10,000 grant to representatives of the local nonprofit Rebuilding Together-Arlington, Fairfax, Falls Church (AFF), which serves low-income homeowners. The grant was part of a nationwide award program from CUSO PSCU payments to be given to a local $412 million …

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Step 3. New regulations move away from payday loans and other major borrowing items

Step 3. New regulations move away from payday loans and other major borrowing items Essentially, we might be able to accept this survey with each of your own primary variables in our research. This is possible with regard to the exploration parameters of traditional loan …

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A UPMC social worker honored for her “Commitment to benevolence” | News, Sports, Jobs

SUPPLIED PHOTO Margie Cholin, right, is the latest recipient of the Dr Alexander Nesbitt Commitment to Caring Award. Cholin, a social worker at UPMC Williamsport, stands with Dr. Nesbitt, left, and Julieanne Steinbacher, who was instrumental in establishing the award. Margie Cholin, a social worker at …

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Statement by civil society organizations on opening roads to Taiz and activating mechanisms for the success of the truce in Yemen [EN/AR] – Yemen

We, the civil society organizations signed below, welcome the truce agreement announced, under the auspices of the United Nations, between the parties to the conflict in Yemen. We commend the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Mr. Hans Grundberg, for taking practical steps to open roads in Taiz and …

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Osseo is considering a hybrid video option for board meetings | Government

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Housing and homelessness strategic actions 2021-2022 of the city council

Housing and homelessness strategic actions 2021-2022 of the city council Spokane City Council President Breean Beggs, 509.625.6255 Wednesday April 6, 2022 at 3:40 p.m. In June 2021, City Council passed a resolution recognizing that the city needed to create a comprehensive strategy to address housing and homelessness in Spokane and …

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MoneyMutual Review: The Leading Payday Loan Company to Use?

And if you had an emergency today – your car broke down, you ended up in the hospital, an unexpected house repair, anything could happen. Do you have an emergency fund to help cover unexpected expenses, or will you have to rely on family, friends or, even worse, a credit …

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Five people working with children in Chatham explain why community matters

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month (CAPM), a time to remember that preventing child abuse is about creating strong supports where all families have access to needed services for their children. North Carolina’s theme for CAPM is “Growing Up Better Together”, a reminder that an entire community can play …

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Services for seniors provided by non-profit organizations Unity Campaign | Journal-news

MARTINSBURG – Helping older people is a primary goal of many organizations, whether it’s their only goal or just part of their overall goal. Many non-profit organizations provide assistance to seniors in one way or another. Panhandle Home Health, Inc. (PHHI), for example, is a nonprofit home care agency that …

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BPJS Healthcare as a condition of access to public services

Overview The Indonesian government has established the Social Security Administration Board (Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Sosial or “BPJS”) which consists of BPJS Healthcare and BPJS Employment, to form social protection ensuring that all people meet their basic needs (“Social Security”). This is mandated by Section 3 of the Social Security Administration …

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U. Greek Life ‘builds that trust’ with campus community after sexual assaults

Two months after the University of Utah temporarily suspended all fraternity and sorority activities following reports of sexual assaults, Greek life leaders have implemented a training and education program “robust”. (Don Grayston, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Two months after the University of Utah …

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Izzy Tichenor faced ‘personal trauma’, school’s failure to follow up on complaints

In the months leading up to her death by suicide, 10-year-old Isabella “Izzy” Tichenor and her family were displaced and living in the family van, according to a recently released investigative report. Tichenor, a fifth-grade student at Foxboro Elementary School in the Davis School District, was described by witnesses as …

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Books about LGBTQ and black people were among the most contested books in 2021

As efforts to ban books in schools intensified across the United States last year, the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom has been tracking targeted books in libraries, schools and universities. On Monday, the ALA released its list of the most contested titles. The majority of the books were called inappropriate …

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Quebec public sector unions form a common front for contract negotiations

Breadcrumb Links News Local News The latest set of public contracts, some of which have just been adopted, expire in March 2023. Author of the article: The Canadian Press Clara Descurninges Quebec civil servants demonstrate in downtown Montreal during a one-day strike on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Photo by Paul …

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Shit doesn’t work in Oregon. How much is Tina Kotek to blame?

Today on the Dive podcast, we speak with Pulitzer-winning journalist Nigel Jaquiss about Oregon House speaker-turned-gubernatorial candidate Tina Kotek. Even after 10 years as president, she doesn’t seem to have the kind of party support we’ve grown accustomed to in a state ruled by Democrats for nearly four decades. Tina …

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NOTICE: Suquamish Tribe Opposes Congressional Recognition of Duwamish Tribal Organization

by the Suquamish Tribal Council Citizens of the Suquamish Tribe, located across Puget Sound from Seattle, have always fished, hunted, and lived in the central Salish Sea, including the lands that make up the city of Seattle today. More than half of our tribe is made up of Duwamish. Many …

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Arlington Public Library takes a stand against school book bans

Arlington Library Fights Book Ban Trend This Sunday, Arlington Public Library will kick off a week-long event called “Wake Up & Read.” ARLINGTON, Va. – Arlington Public Library is taking a stand against the book ban. This Sunday, library officials will kick off a week-long event called “Wake Up & …

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UNITE event will showcase UK research to advance racial equity

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (April 1, 2022) — The University of Kentucky United In True Racial Equity (UNITE) Research Priority Area will host its first annual Research Showcase on May 4 at the Gatton Student Center. the UNITE 2022 research showcase is centered on elevating and promoting the importance of racial equity …

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