Community Action Program

Joe Wiah prepares Brattleboro for Afghan arrivals, drawing on his own experience | Local News

BRATTLEBORO – When the Afghans who fled their country amid the chaotic US withdrawal arrive in Southeast Vermont to resettle here, they will need housing, language support and other services . Joe Wiah is the man who coordinates it all. Wiah, 48, of Brattleboro, is intimately familiar with the area’s …

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Smithfield Foods Announces First Participants in Support Program for Minority Farmers | Local

Smithfield Foods announced that the Martin family is the first family farmer to participate in its new contract growers program to support minority farmers on Thursday, November 18. The new Unity and Action program has been developed to help overcome historic obstacles disproportionately faced by minority farmers and to diversify …

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Richard “Dick” Thomas Brady, of Bristol, dies at 83

Tuesday 23 November 2021 Smith Funeral and Memorial Services Enlarge + Richard “Dick” Thomas Brady, 83, of Bristol passed away peacefully at Hope Health Hospice in Providence surrounded by his loving family. Born in Providence. He was the son of the late Thomas and Ann (Waring) Brady. Beloved husband of …

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Hotel costs contribute to tree growth in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo creates an easy way for tourists and residents to reduce their carbon footprint. The new “Keys for Trees” program allows people to book at “green hotels” – and a portion of the fee will go towards planting thousands of trees over the next decade. The program is …

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Community foundation awards $ 75,000 to seven nonprofits – Muncie Journal

By Kallie Sulanke— MUNCIE, Ind. — The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. awarded $ 75,118 to seven nonprofits during the last round of quarterly competitive grants of 2021. The goal of the Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life in Muncie and Delaware County for …

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Frigid cold snap last winter explains why Mainers electricity bills will be so high next year

A cold snap that froze much of North America in February is partly to blame for the surge in natural gas prices that are pushing up the cost of electricity for Mainers next year. The Maine Public Utilities Commission announced this week that most residential customers of the state’s two …

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Supplies For Life receives $ 2,000 grant

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) – Supplies For Life is this week’s recipient of a $ 2,000 grant from Upstate Shredding to Southern Tier Tuesdays. Supplies For Life is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing food, supplies and education to others with substance use disorders. Supplies For Life creator Jen Cutting said …

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Grant offers employment, vocational training | Local

The Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board received a $ 2.2 million Worker Advancement Initiative grant from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. The Worker Advancement Initiative will serve people whose previous jobs did not return after the pandemic, as well as those who were not attached or had not succeeded …

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Frontline Communities on Climate Action Step One is Stop the Harm / Public Information Service

SEATTLE, Washington – Communities facing the impacts of climate change in Washington State are closely monitoring legislation in Washington, DC. People on the front lines of climate change are largely made up of communities of color, low-income communities and indigenous peoples. Deric Gruen, co-executive director of Front and Centered, a …

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