Monthly Archives: September 2022

“We strive to be better – not just for ourselves, but for our children”

Social work with children and families in Manchester is on the rise. In May, Ofsted rated the City Council’s children’s services as ‘good’ after seeing significant improvements since the last inspection in 2017 in many areas of practice. Two months later, the authority won council of the year at the …

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BankPlus and FHLB Dallas Award $38,000 to Five Nonprofits | New

JACKSON, Miss.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 29, 2022– BankPlus and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have awarded $38,315 through the Partnership Grant Program (PGP) to five Mississippi nonprofit organizations. They celebrated the awards at a check presentation ceremony in Jackson this week. This press release is multimedia. See the …

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Air Quality Ambassadors: How Women Are Fighting Pollution in Delhi’s Slums

Many women from Delhi’s poorer neighborhoods work in construction, a massive and largely unregulated industry where they are frequently exposed to dust, sand, cement and other harmful air pollutants. That’s why local non-profit Mahila Housing Trust has trained 75 women in three communities to become air quality ‘ambassadors’, who can …

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North Olmsted City schools create support group for single parents

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — A recent study revealed that nearly 24 million children – about one in three children across America – live in single-parent families. This figure has been rising for about half a century. Born out of a need to better support families during the pandemic, North Olmsted …

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Rethinking how to solve the housing shortage in the country

Manufactured homes, property tax exemptions, sale of municipal land – the potential solutions to solving the country’s housing crisis are as varied as the challenges behind it. But to ensure that American households can access stable housing, local, state and federal authorities must rethink outdated approaches, experts said at a …

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PSA ready to sign Imbert’s salary offer

New Yvonne Webb 3 hours ago PSA Chairman Leroy Baptiste Photo by Sureash Cholai Insisting that the figures given by Finance Minister Colm Imbert for public sector wage negotiations are “grossly inflated”, the president of the Public Services Association (PSA) Leroy Baptiste nevertheless declared that he was ready to sign …

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Offshore Wind Summit, Django by the Sea: Community events this week

State of the City Forum in Rochester ROCHESTER – The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce will present a State of the City Forum Breakfast on Tuesday, September 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Sponsored by Eversource, this program will feature an update and an opportunity to Learn more about …

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Officials tally up damage as Puerto Ricans pick up the pieces after hurricane

TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico (AP) — City worker Carmen Medina deliberately walked through the working-class community of Tranquility Village in the harsh sun, with a clipboard, survey forms and a pen in her hand — making part of a small army of officials trying to assess the extent of the …

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Predatory payday loan companies and fraudsters thrive amid uneven laws and stolen data, new BBB research finds

As consumers lost their jobs and struggled to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, many have turned to payday loans and other short-term solutions, with an increase in solutions in line. This has not only allowed predatory lenders to thrive – many borrowers still face exorbitant interest rates and …

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Mississippi welfare plan: Former state official pleads guilty in scheme where money was funneled to prominent Mississippians including Brett Favre

Officials from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Hinds County District Attorney’s Office announced that former Mississippi Department of Human Services chief John Davis pleaded guilty to two federal counts and 18 counts of ‘State. The DOJ said Davis and “his co-conspirators” used federal funds “for their personal use …

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“Helping transform the community”

“It’s about helping transform the community,” said Reverend Jerome Anderson, pastor of Unity Fellowship community church in Orangeburg. Anderson refers not only to the monthly meetings he and other Orangeburg leaders hold, but to the actions resulting from those meetings. One of the purposes of the meetings is for community …

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Tiruchi expat worker rises to fame as gulf social media star

Thanks to social media, former motorist Rasool Kareem discovered a whole new vocation in Qatar Thanks to social media, former motorist Rasool Kareem discovered a whole new vocation in Qatar When Rasool Kareem, 35, decided to support his family by taking a job as a driver in Doha, Qatar, in …

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ESCCA continues to provide clothing to District 65 students

Photo courtesy of Elaine Darer Crates of donated clothing at the Evanston School Children’s Clothing Association headquarters at the Joseph E. Hill Early Childhood Center. The ESCCA has seen an increase in the number of families visiting the facility to pick out clothes after largely doing curbside orders throughout the …

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PEOPLES’ HEARING GATHER GRASSROOTS SUPPORT FOR PHILLY’S WEALTH TAX AND CALLS FOR DEEP INVESTMENT IN MUNICIPAL SERVICES

More than 150 union members, community leaders and residents united in support of taxing the ultra-rich and investing in working-class communities Philadelphia – Yesterday outside City Hall, the Tax the Rich PHL Coalition and Board Member Kendra Brooks (At-Large) held a popular hearing on the proposed wealth tax bill of …

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HCCAO will hold a recycling event this Saturday

Tara Campbell, deputy director of Highland County Community Action Organization, Inc. (HCCAO), said the organization’s county tire and electronics recycling event is scheduled for Saturday, 24 September from 8 a.m. to noon at the Hi-TEC center. parking lot, at the weekly Wednesday meeting of the Highland County Board of Commissioners. …

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10th Circuit: Payday lender must pay $38.4 million restitution order

On September 15, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit upheld the CFPB’s administrative decision against a Delaware-based online payday lender and its founder and CEO (respondents/petitioners) regarding an enforcement action Administrative Order of 2015 which alleged breaches of consumer financial protection. (CFPA), TILA and EFTA. As …

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The Delaware airport can receive planes carrying migrants. What we know

Martha’s Vineyard immigrant thefts investigated A Texas sheriff on Monday opened an investigation into two migrant flights sent to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. He did not say what laws might have been broken. (September 20) PA The Delaware governor’s office and local community groups are mobilizing …

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Make It Until Next Payday With These Cash Advance Tips – Techjaja

Things aren’t easy for a lot of people right now. One of the main reasons things are so tough is the rising cost of energy bills, not to mention rising global food prices and rising inflation. Switching between paychecks has become more difficult than ever. – Advertising – If you …

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Community baby shower draws crowds

review review Franciscan Health, in partnership with the Montgomery County Health Department, hosted a community baby shower Sept. 10 at the Montgomery County 4-H Fairgrounds that was attended by 81 families. These families were expecting or had given birth within a year of the date of the event. The goal …

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Broward schools seek applicants amid nationwide labor shortage • Coral Springs Talk

By Kevin Deutsch Regardless of your education or work experience, Broward County Public School officials say they have a job for you. The district is actively recruiting teachers, media specialists, special education teachers, counselors, substitute teachers and other candidates amid a nationwide labor shortage. Different career paths are open to …

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WFP’s emergency response to the global food crisis

BELMONT, North Carolina — In 2022, approximately 50 million people in 45 different countries are on the brink of starvation as the looming global food crisis threatens to reverse the food security gains made over the past two decades. More than 800 million people go to bed hungry every night, …

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Chinese wireless technology could endanger Offutt Air Force Base and Nebraska missile silos

BELLEVUE, Nebraska – More than 10,000 service members and civilians working at Offutt Air Force Base could be at risk of having phone calls, texts and data seen by the Chinese government because at least one service provider cellular installed Chinese equipment on neighboring towers. U.S. Representative Mike Flood, R-Neb., …

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Masconomet School District Invites School Community to Tri-Town School Union Parent University

For immediate release BOXFORD – The Masconomet Regional School District and Superintendent Michael Harvey invite the school community to attend this year’s Tri-Town School Union Parent University and gain valuable insight into the education of their children. Parent University will be held on Saturday 24 September from 8.30am to 12.30pm, …

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Program Officer, Virtual Supplemental Case Management – United States of America

Job overview: The Preferred Communities (PC) Intensive Case Management (ICM) program, funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), provides individualized case management to the most vulnerable IRC clients. In FY22, with additional funding from ORR, IRC’s ICM program established Supplemental Case Management (SCM), a case management program that provides …

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In the first half of 2022, NRD Companies continues to dominate

September 15, 2022. NRD Companies, a global group of information technology companies, specializing in creating GovTech and FinTech solutions and providing related advisory services, recently released its H1 2022 report. in the first half of 2022 decreased by 6% compared to the same period in 2021, from 3.3 million to …

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Purchase OK paint tester for HCCAO

The purchase of a $23,000 paint chip tester was discussed and approved at the Wednesday morning meeting of the Highland County Board of Commissioners. Mark Current, the Highland County Community Action Organization (HCCAO) housing director, said that when the HCCAO conducts an inspection for a Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) …

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How a minority-owned bank outwitted payday lenders

Image source: Getty Images OneUnited Bank is proof that some companies still have heart. Key points CashPlease is OneUnited Bank’s way of protecting its customers from predatory lending. NBCUniversal spent six months tracking and recording the unique mission OneUnited has set for itself. It’s impossible to meet Teri Williams, President …

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Wayne State University School of Social Work opens its doors to the Detroit community – [email protected]

The Wayne State University School of Social Work invites the local community to a Open day event welcoming friends and neighbors to his home at 5447 Woodward Avenue. The event will take place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 29. During the open house, attendees will mingle …

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The Findynet Cooperative begins to build a network of trust by strengthening its organization

Published: September 14, 2022 On August 31, 2022, the Finnish Ministry of Finance awarded the Findynet cooperative a government grant of three million euros to build a pilot environment for a self-sovereign identity network. With the funding, the cooperative initiates the building of the network of trust and strengthens its …

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Averett holds a pinning ceremony; After …

Here’s a roundup of Southwest and Southside education memoirs. Want more education news? There is no full-time education reporter west of Richmond. You can help change that. Help fund this post. * * * Averett Hosts Pinning Ceremony for First Accelerated BSN Students Last week, Averett University held a pinning …

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Wellesley School News: Schofield Shopper’s Corner reopens Wednesday; Fiske Western Round-Up Sept. 17; Kids Backing Kids offers more than 200 backpacks

The latest from Wellesley School: Schofield Shopper’s Corner reopens on Wednesday Schofield Elementary School Buyers’ corner, a consignment-sale of volunteer parents that has existed since the 1950s, reopens its doors this Wednesday, September 14 for the start of the school year. The store is generally open Wednesdays throughout the school …

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Here are 24 Saginaw programs that could receive $1.8 million in block grants

SAGINAW, MI — The city could distribute $1.8 million in federal block grants to 24 programs this year, according to city records. The Saginaw City Council, at its 6:30 p.m. meeting on Monday, September 12, will vote on the final recommended spending for the city’s annual U.S. Department of Housing …

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The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II on the last trip but restaurants and pubs are open

LONDON – Britain is officially in mourning for Queen Elizabeth II. As his coffin made its way from the royal holiday home of Balmoral Castle to Scotland’s capital Edinburgh, where it will remain until it is transported to London ahead of the funeral, crowds of people lined the road to …

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PG County curfew to curb violence begins on a quiet night

Prince George officials began imposing a long-ignored curfew on Friday evening, seeking to allay growing concerns about violent crime – often committed by or targeting people aged 16 and under – by preventing teenagers in the county from linger outside in public places. The curfew, which allows police to issue …

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Eastern Colorado VA “Healing with Horses”

Lisa Coble spent four mornings over the summer working with horses on a 41-acre ranch, participating in horse-assisted therapy for veteran/caregiver couples, an innovation project run by the Eastern Colorado VA caregiver support team. The team offers resources for those caring for a Veteran’s health and well-being. Army veteran Daniel …

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Suicide prevention body offers support for veterinary professionals

Not One More Vet helps people in crisis and works to improve mental health with the help of industry partners like Suveto The National Suicide Hotline can be contacted at (800) 273-8255 or 988. One in 6 veterinarians considers suicide1 and, in a 1995 study of California veterinarians, the suicide …

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San Clemente woman gets 2 years probation for entering US Capitol during insurgency – Orange County Register

A San Clemente woman was sentenced this week to probation and community service for her role in breaching the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection. Lois Lynn McNicoll, 70, received two years probation and 80 hours of community service, and was ordered to pay $500 in restitution after pleading …

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A ‘spark plug’ for community change, Gina Dalma is honored for her advocacy work | New

Gina Dalma views her life’s work as a bridge to help people see both the suffering that many less privileged people in our community experience, as well as the gifts they have to offer. This mission has driven her to advocate for change on a wide variety of issues, including …

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OMRM Appoints New Chief – Hometown Focus

Annmarie Florest, MSW, LICSW IRON RANGE — The Range Mental Health Center (RMHC) board of trustees has named its clinical director to lead the nonprofit agency. Annmarie Florest was named CEO of OMRM by unanimous vote of the Board of Directors. Florest succeeds Janis Allen and had served as interim …

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A new guide from the Blackbaud Institute shows how philanthropy fares during recessions

Informed by historical trends, the guide illustrates the possible impacts of recessions and seven steps social good organizations can take now to build resilience CHARLESTON, SC, September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Blackbaud Institutea research division of Black Baud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the global leader in cloud software for social good, …

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United to House LA supporters rally for resources to end homelessness – Streetsblog Los Angeles

This morning, a few dozen United to House LA supporters representing labor unions, community organizations and social justice advocates gathered outside the US Bank tower in downtown Los Angeles. United to House LA is a ballot initiative that will be introduced to LA City voters in November as “Measure ULA.” …

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Struggling with insomnia during breast cancer treatment? Here’s how to treat

Sleep affects nearly every aspect of our health, including our immune system, memory, and learning. But a cancer diagnosis can cause a lot of anxiety, which is a common cause of insomnia in many patients, according to Katherine Walsh, PhD, LICSWoncology social worker in private practice and professor of social …

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To marry? Here’s the best type of personal loan to cover the party

Image source: Getty Images To marry? Congratulations on your big day! You’ll join 2.5 million other couples this year. That’s about 15% more than the average year and a 30% jump from 2021. COVID-19 has put a damper on many wedding plans, and many couples have rescheduled their nuptials for …

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More than 7 out of 10 organizations that have implemented

Press contacts:Grux VictorySuch : + 33 6 04 52 16 55E-mail: [email protected] More than 7 out of 10 organizations who have implemented sustainable product design have seen increased revenue growth, customer satisfaction and employee engagement But only 22% of organizations have made sustainability a key consideration of their product design …

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Anchor Center’s beekeeping program instills patience and pride

Courses rehabilitate women leaving the criminal justice system Jessica McDanniel checks bees at the Anchor Center for Women in Cedar Rapids. Anchor Center probationers and parolees raise bees and collect honey to donate and use at the Residential Correctional Center. (Nick Rohlman/The Gazette) Mary Nelson holds a frame of a …

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IN FOCUS: Are young people in Singapore fighting more – or just filming more acts of violence?

Social worker Wong Ying Li, who heads the youth and community mental health departments at the Fei Yue social services agency, agrees. “Attention via notoriety could be a motivator,” she says. “For those uploading videos – and it may not be young people who have been involved in the physically …

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La Cocina provides much-needed understanding and mental health care to the Latinx community

“I didn’t know what to do or where to go,” Gonzalez continued. In desperation, she said she decided to open up to her employer at the time, La Cocina. Cocine is a not-for-profit mental health care clinic. They are Latinx based, Latinx lead and Latinx serving. The founder and CEO …

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A Liz Truss government would be resolutely pro-growth

The writer is British business secretary We face extraordinary challenges in the aftermath of Covid and Vladimir Putin’s brutal assault on Ukraine. Families and businesses are feeling the impact across the UK and the world. In response, we must be bold. That’s what Liz Truss will be if elected leader …

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New BBB study reveals payday scams and predatory lending

FRESNO — As consumers lost their jobs and struggled to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, many have turned to payday loans and other short-term solutions, with an increase in solutions on line. This has not only allowed predatory lenders to thrive – many borrowers still face exorbitant interest …

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Social worker shares ‘life-changing’ questions on TikTok

The TikTok series “Questions That Change Lives” by social worker Shahem Mclaurin asks simple questions. Mclaurin says each has sparked epiphanies for him or his clients. Once you know the answers, however, Mclaurin says you need to take action by adopting healthier habits. Loading Something is loading. The lure of …

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Refugee Financial Assistance Eligibility Specialist – United States of America

**Job Overview/Summary:**Under the direction of the Refugee Cash Assistance Supervisor, the Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) Eligibility Specialist screens potential participants for admission to the RCA cash assistance program, assesses monthly which existing participants are still eligible for the program and based on the variables present in each case, their monthly …

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City of Oakland | How We Can Help Oakland Thrive

Download the Oak 311 app 311 is an easy-to-remember phone number, website, and mobile app that connects you to highly trained City of Oakland call center representatives ready to assist you with maintenance inquiries. routine and urgent infrastructure issues. Learn more here Subscribe to the Mayor’s weekly newsletter. Mayor’s Weekly …

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Avista Files Price Adjustment Requests in Washington and Idaho | New

SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avista (NYSE: AVA) has filed annual rate adjustment applications with the Washington and Idaho Utilities Commissions that, if approved, would will lead to an increase in electricity and natural consumption. Washington Gas Rates and Idaho Natural Gas Rates, Effective November 1, 2022 …

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Native America Calling: Creative Solutions for a Growing Mental Health Crisis

Indianz.Com > News > Native America Calling: Creative Solutions for a Growing Mental Health Crisis All episodes on Spotify | More options Native America Calling: Creative Solutions for a Growing Mental Health Crisis Friday, September 2, 2022 Creative solutions for a growing mental health crisis Depression and anxiety disorders are …

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Davenport Police use new strategy to stop gun crime cycles

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Davenport police are changing the way the department responds to gun crime, using a community strategy called Group Violence Intervention. The department hopes this approach will end cycles of violence by repeat offenders and reduce gun crime rates in the city. “It’s an evidence-based strategy that …

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Solicitor General Earl Warren Scholarship | State of California – Department of Justice

Each year, one candidate is selected to serve in a time-limited assignment as an Earl Warren Fellow in the California Office of the Solicitor General (OSG). The Solicitor General is responsible for ensuring excellence in the Attorney General’s appellate practice. The OSG serves as a clearinghouse for appeals handled by …

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Eliminate the stigma associated with drug use | News, Sports, Jobs

Fentanyl test strips used to check for fentanyl contamination were offered free of charge and without judgment at Wednesday’s overdose awareness event. (Photo by Morgan Ahart) LISBON — For Ashley Durbin, who will celebrate a year of active recovery on Sept. 29, events like Wednesday’s overdose awareness event hosted by …

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