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“More defunding the police won’t make us safer!” Community advocates respond to Reps Gottheimer, Sherrill and Kim

“More defunding the police won’t make us safer!” Community advocates respond to Reps Gottheimer, Sherrill and Kim NEW JERSEY – Today, 25 New Jersey organizations and community leaders issued a statement oppose a plan to send even more funds to police departments already funded at historically unprecedented levels. Police funding …

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GCU’s Service History Leads to Accreditation

Assistant Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr. Kathleen Downey (left) and Director of Social Work, Dr. Cheryl McAuliffe, led efforts for accreditation of the Master of Social Work. (Photo by Ralph Freso). Social workers are in demand in the United States with heightened concerns about mental …

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Northern Trust releases sustainability report

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Northern Trust today announced the publication of its latest Sustainability Reporthighlighting environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments. “Sustainability is about how we operate as a business and as citizens in the wider global community,” said Chairman and CEO Michael O’Grady. “As we fulfill our mission to be our customers’ …

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Vivent Health to expand Milwaukee Health Clinic to meet patient needs

Vivent Health is opening a new, expanded HIV health clinic at 1311 N. Sixth St. near the Deer District. (Photo/Vivent Santé) By Karen Stokes Vivent Health, formerly the Wisconsin AIDS Resource Center, recently announced the location of its new Milwaukee clinic at 1311 N. Sixth Street near the Deer District. …

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Activity Highlights: Quiet Housing Market, Unemployment Insurance Claims

___ Housing market cools as mortgage rates and prices spook buyers NEW YORK (AP) — Rising mortgage rates have combined with already high home prices to discourage potential buyers. Mortgage applications fell sharply. Sales of previously occupied homes have fallen for five consecutive months, during what is typically the busiest …

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The Hunt family creates an endowment for the Salvation Army in northwest Arkansas

The Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas has an ongoing source of money that will support staff salaries and operating costs through an endowment from the Hunt family. The family behind JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc., in Lowell, the largest public trucking company in the United States, has established an endowment …

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International Community Health Services supports COVID-19 safety with…Minecraft!

International Community Health Services supports COVID-19 safety with…Minecraft! By Stacy Nguyenjournalist, designer and community member International Community Health Services (ICHS) is a nonprofit community health center that provides affordable health services to anyone in need. They serve thousands patients each year at several locations in our region. ICHS was founded …

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Manual Developer and Trainer – International Consultant – Nigeria

ABOUT IOM: Established in 1951, IOM is a sister organization to the United Nations and, as the lead UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does this …

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America Media Wins 55 Catholic Media Association Awards

America Media received 55 awards from the Catholic Media Association on July 7 for its groundbreaking coverage of events at the intersection of the church and the world through print, digital, audio and video. Recognized for both intellectual content and spiritual resources, America Media received honors for Best Essay, Best …

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Susan G. Komen® announces the return of MORE THAN PINK Walk, Race for the Cure and Walk Where You Are across the United States

Susan G. Komen’s annual MORE THAN PINK Walk and Race for the Cure series will return to 40 cities across the United States Tweet that For many cities, this will be the first in-person run or walk since 2019. Participants in the MORE THAN PINK Walk or Run for the …

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Letter: Concerned about the practices of Children’s Services

I cautiously respond to a provocative practice by social services in Allen County, particularly the concerns expressed by Nadia Lampton, the former chair of the Allen County Children’s Services Board of Directors. We communicated briefly and she had been made aware of some poor care and advice given to young …

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Lessons for scaling up program support

In this free SSIR live! program, participants will learn: How to use digital communications to help more people, more effectively Strategies to build your organization’s technology capacity How to partner with funders to support your digital programs Trends and opportunities for digital-first programs in the nonprofit sector Many nonprofits have …

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Freedom Mortgage Announces 2022 Celebrate Freedom Award Winner

Honor goes to Dr. Matthew R. Burke, a retired U.S. Air Force veteran and founder of 10 CAN, a non-profit organization helping veterans and first responders overcome trauma —Prize given 4th July at the Wawa Welcome America Festival in Philadelphia— BOCA RATON, Florida., July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Liberty Mortgageone …

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Residents are being asked to remove green pools to help ‘fight the bite’ during mosquito season

With the start of mosquito season in Southern Nevada, the public can help eliminate the blight and health hazards of green pools by reporting them to local code enforcement agencies. If you are located in unincorporated Clark County, call (702) 455-4191 or file a complaint through the county’s website at …

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QRCS and WHO help Syrians with mental disorders by COVID-19 [EN/AR] – Syrian Arab Republic

QRCS and WHO help Syrians with mental disorders by COVID-19 [EN/AR] – Syrian Arab Republic

Attachments June 26, 2022 ― Doha: The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) Representative Office in Gaziantep, Turkey is working on a project to operate three mobile mental health clinics. With funding from the World Health Organization (WHO), mental health rapid response personnel are being deployed to help those affected by …

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WHO plans to declare monkeypox a global health emergency

KABUL: Rescue workers in eastern Afghanistan continued their relief efforts on Thursday to help survivors of a deadly earthquake that official figures have killed at least 1,000 people in the mountainous region. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit parts of Pakistan’s neighboring Paktika and Khost provinces on Tuesday night, flattening homes as …

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Summer Jobs Connect provides summer job opportunities, financial education and access to banking services to an additional 145,000 young people

Seed Funder Citi Foundation Commits Additional Funding $3.5 million supporting the financial empowerment of summer employment programs for youth; the PNC Foundation and the Skillman Foundation join forces to advance the SJC initiative by Albuquerque, Pittsburghand Detroit NEW YORK, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the national nonprofit Cities Fund …

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Thousands Attend DC Pride Parade

On the night of June 12, 2016, 49 people were killed and 53 injured in a shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The shooting has since remained one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history. Six years later, efforts to curb gun violence in America and stop …

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Grandview Hop resumes full summer schedule starting June 25

In addition to shopping and strolling, the grandview jump has always included a charitable component. “Proceeds from our Charity Beer Garden are always set aside for the benefit of local organizations,” said Derek Grosso, founder and owner of the Columbus Young Professionals Clubthe organization that presents The Hop. The Hop …

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How Inflation and Strong Labor Markets Affect Black and Brown Communities

RSVP Now This Wednesday, June 15, at 1 p.m. EST, join Next City Senior Economics Correspondent Oscar Perry Abello for the latest in his Bottom Line Conversations webinar series. In this edition, he will speak with Michelle Holder, the outgoing president and CEO of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. …

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Emotional message from MMC ICU nurses won MaineHealth videographer a regional Emmy® award

MEDIA CONTACT:Contact person: Caroline Cornish207 662-5146 / [email protected] PORTLAND, Maine – A video capturing the thoughts and emotions of Maine Medical Center (MMC) critical care nurses as they cared for unvaccinated patients during the Delta COVID-19 outbreak won MaineHealth’s videographer Charlie Berg a regional Emmy® Award at the Wang Theater …

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Utilities, Broadband Providers Split on Pole Attachment Rate Policy: Broadband Breakfast

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2022 — A contentious debate over whether the Federal Communications Commission should force pole-to-point rates to accelerate broadband rollout shows no signs of abating. During a Broadband Breakfast Live Online conversation on the subject in late April, utility representatives parted ways with representatives of broadband providers and …

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What the president of Pride Winnipeg thinks about walking in the 2022 parade as the first known bisexual leader

The Pride Parade this weekend will be Barry Karlenzig’s first as President of Pride Winnipeg – and it may also be a first for the organization. Karlenzig was named chair after the Winnipeg Pride Parade in 2019, the last year the big event took place due to the pandemic. In …

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Public urged to keep 4th of July fireworks celebrations ‘safe and healthy’

As the July 4 holiday approaches, Clark County and partner agencies are asking the public to follow the rules regarding fireworks. “Safe and healthy” fireworks are the only type of consumer fireworks allowed in Clark County and local towns and only from From June 28 to July 4 annually, when …

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Epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific as of 31 May 2022 – World

American Samoa: As of May 25, 2022, a total of 6,145 cases of COVID-19 and 31 deaths have been reported by the American Samoa Department of Health. – Source: Government of American Samoa accessed May 25, 2022. Australia: As of May 30, 2022, 7,240,295 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 8,469 …

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Old Town homeless village to close after non-profit operator says conditions are too unsafe

The Old Town homeless village is closing permanently, Multnomah County officials say, after its service provider, All Good Northwest, decided it could not continue to operate the site. The nonprofit’s director, Andy Goebel, attributes his decision to “daily and nightly gunfire and gun activity” in the area. The dismantling, which …

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Alumna works to expand affordable housing options in Flint

Wilson Gasoline Essence Wilson knows housing is the foundation of everything people do. That’s why she works hard to make sure people have affordable, quality housing through her work at Communities First Inc. Wilson (’05, ME) is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Communities First Inc., a non-profit organization …

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CrowdStrike Positioned as Leader in SPARK MatrixTM 2022 for Digital Threat Intelligence Management by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions

the Quadrant Knowledge Solutions SPARK Matrix™ provides competitive analysis and ranking of leading digital threat information management platform vendors. CrowdStrike, with its comprehensive technology and customer experience management, received high marks on technology excellence and customer impact metrics. MIDDLETON, Mass., May 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Quadrant Knowledge Solutions today announced …

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Teletherapy works and is vital

Placeholder while loading article actions As I drove my 18 year old husband to the ER last November, he apologized for the inconvenience. “I’m sorry,” Dan said. “I just can’t believe this is happening.” Dan had suffered from insomnia, depression and anxiety for months. Persistent negative thoughts tormented him, until …

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Space available for child care or other activities in Lewis County’s Glenfield Social Services Building | Business

LOWVILLE — With a local child care provider turning down the opportunity, Lewis County is seeking interest from other providers keen to open in the temporary county social services building that will be located in the former Glenfield Primary School from September. “Everything is set up. It’s a great little …

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Guns traumatize black America. Advocates demand investment, support

Black Americans face a crisis of gun-related homicides, from personal disputes to mass shootings, according to figures released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gun deaths have reached their highest level in 25 years and a disproportionate proportion of victims are black, according to the report. …

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TOY ASSOCIATION & CLAMOR REVEAL INFLUENCERS’ TOP TOY PICKS FOR SPRING AND SUMMER 22

NEW YORK, May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As kids and families prepare for a fun-filled summer of play, the “Spring & Summer 2022 Top Influencers Pick List,” brought to you by The toy association and powered by Clamor, today unveiled the hottest toys and games as voted on by top …

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Thais play throughout Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The local Thai community is the focus of the next iteration of the popular “Cultures of Las Vegas” TV series and podcast. “Cultures of Las Vegas: The Thais” airs on Clark County Television (CCTV) throughout May, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Hosted by Patranya Bhoolsuwan, a former KLAS …

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Parental rights bill will not serve our children well

Rep. Pat Long is the ranking Democrat on the House Children’s and Family Law Committee. This year 2022 has been difficult for the children of New Hampshire. We have seen increased levels of mental illness, neglect and abuse in children as young as two years old, isolation, domestic violence, bullying …

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Religious leaders are discussing when Govt. Subsidies help, and when they don’t

Attendees at the event in Memphis, Tennessee, moderated the conversation at National Urban Ministry Conferenceis the first in-person meeting since 2020. COVID-19, new ministry initiatives and resources – including the use of government grants – have dominated recent discussion. Jim Harbin Jr., Minister of Community Church of Christ of Raleighwho …

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CID organizations fear light rail station options are more harmful than Sound Transit analysis suggests

The CID door at 5th Avenue. S. and S. King. In its comments for Sound Transit, Historic South Downtown wrotethat building the station on 5th Avenue would ‘violate the promises and stated goals’ of racial equityToolkit, on which Sound Transit and the City of Seattle partnered to plan the project. …

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Commissioner Naft lights a new signal in Buffalo, Patrick

County Commissioner Michael Naft lit a new traffic light at Buffalo Drive and Patrick Lane this morning. “Already more than 18,000 vehicles pass through this intersection every day, and it will only increase as development continues in this area,” Commissioner Naft said. “This new signal will improve traffic flow in …

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May to October is wildfire awareness season

The Clark County Commission has recognized May through October as wildfire awareness season calling on all residents to work together to prevent wildfires and protect property from the threat of wildfire. “The threat of wildfires and the damage and poor air quality they cause have become a year-round concern in …

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California’s youngest children need more mental health support, funding request advocates say – Long Beach Post News

Cal Matters is a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom committed to explaining California politics and politics. While California has committed billions of dollars to support the mental health of K-12 students, little has been specifically dedicated to children 5 and under. Advocates say it’s a need that must be met, and they’re …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How a MATC program helps students graduate

For many Milwaukee Area Technical College students, the difference between staying enrolled and dropping out can be as simple as losing your job, an unexpected medical bill, or needing a new fuel pump for your car. This is where the Local 212/MATC Believe in Students FAST Fund steps. Organized in …

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Laura Rummel wins special runoff for Frisco City Council’s 5 spot

Laura Rummel won Saturday’s special election runoff for the Frisco City Council Square 5 seat, beating fellow candidate Tracie Reveal Shipman. The newly elected council racked up 2,509 votes, or about 51.3% of the total 4,893 votes. Just under 4% of the city’s registered voters participated in the elections. Rummel …

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NYC executes plan to clean up homeless encampments and place individuals in shelters

By Mark Morales and Emma Tucker, CNN New York City is executing a plan to clean up encampments across the city where homeless people are known to live and connect those people to social services over the next two weeks, according to an official in Mayor Eric Adams’ office. City …

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Local District School President Aims to Help Ukrainian Refugees – Serving the Fullerton Community Since 1922

After successfully enrolling 60 Afghan refugees earlier this year, Acess California and Valentina Purtell, president of North Orange Continuing Education, hope to provide similar support to Ukrainian refugees. NOCE is a community college in the North Orange County Community College District, which is the district of Fullerton College. Purtell, who …

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Congress must pass additional funding to fight COVID-19, CPA says

Congress must pass legislation with additional funds to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, or compromise necessary measures in the public health emergency, according to the American College of Physicians (ACP). College President George M. Abraham, MD, MACP has written to congressional leaders asking for more funding in the COVID Supplementary Appropriations …

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Maryland Senate unanimously passes $58.2 billion budget

The Maryland Senate voted unanimously on Friday to pass the state’s $58.2 billion operational budget. During the voting session, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle commented on the success of the round of budget negotiations. Get the latest information on state-specific policies for the healthcare sector delivered …

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Names in the News: The People Shaping the Future of Lake Region Businesses – American Press

French LNG center director McNeese State University announced that Jason Frencha well-known leader and consultant in the liquid natural gas industry, has been named Executive Director of the McNeese LNG Center of Excellence. French is the director and founder of French Strategic Partners, a government affairs and business consulting firm …

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What’s in it for Hawaiʻi in the $1.5 trillion spending bill passed by US House?

The $1.5 trillion funding bill passed by the U.S. House for fiscal year 2022 includes $6 million for Haleakalā National Park to expand public access to recreational activities and to the Kaupō Gap trail. Courtesy of the National Park Service The United States House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a …

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Existential risk and boards with Celia Huber

March 8, 2022The COVID-19 pandemic has shown many organizations that they are insufficiently prepared for crises that could undermine their existence. McKinsey spoke with Celia Huber, a senior partner who leads the firm’s North American Board Services practice area, about the role boards can play in ensuring preparedness for such …

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Afghans resettled in US struggle to find affordable housing

IRVINE, Calif. — After fleeing her home in now Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, Mozhgan Entazari did everything she could to find a new one for her family in the sunny, palm-lined communities of Southern California. The 34-year-old mother of two browsed options on Zillow with her husband, while the family lived in …

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Second Harvest encourages people to show their support | Social services

The Second Harvest Food Bank encourages people to get involved in the organization and to volunteer as staff prepare for major food drives in the months ahead. Second Harvest volunteer coordinator Andrew Foster explained that only a handful of people work full-time at Second Harvest, so they rely heavily on …

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The Salvation Army of Hamilton reminds community members to reach out | Local News

The Salvation Army reports that the community of Hamilton has been hit hard with many residents facing food insecurity issues and a lack of affordable housing, but reminds the community that it is available to provide assistance. aid. “Thankfully The Salvation Army is here to support families in need through …

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The Outer Banks Voice – Ruthie Charlton is Helpline Volunteer of the Month for February 2022

Ruthie Charlton is Helpline Volunteer of the Month By Story submitted on February 28, 2022 Long-time crisis line volunteer Ruthie Charlton with her best friend Opi. Bronwyn Thornton, Executive Director of the Outer Banks Hotline, her Board of Directors, managers and staff would like to acknowledge the dedication and hard …

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Weekly meals and community care at the Skate Park continue

Every Thursday afternoon, Corvallis residents John and Trish Borowski arrive at the Eric Scott McKinley Skate Park to set up a grill and tables filled with clothing, backpacks, canned and canned food, laundry products, hygiene products and other items. With the help of their friends and other community members, the …

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NYC tries to stop homeless people sheltering in subways

In the first morning rush hour since Mayor Eric Adams announced a sweeping plan on Friday to eliminate homeless sheltering in New York City’s subways, the public transit system was a little different. Judith Williams, who has lived in and around the Tube for years, said she has noticed fewer …

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Timothy Myers new CEO of Baptist Senior Family

As a teenager, Timothy Myers worked at a local nursing home, cleaning out grease pits and helping out in the dining room. Talking to the locals, many of whom were born in the 1800s, he was fascinated by their stories. He wanted to know more and liked to help them. …

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Cayce police and state agents at odds over nursing home security

Twilite (sic) mansion in Cayce. Google Maps Conditions at a Cayce adult care facility where a man died Feb. 18 are disputed by police and state oversight agencies. Statements from the state Department of Human Services and the Department of Health and Environmental Control strongly imply that the Cayce Police …

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To accelerate the growth of palliative care, it’s time to embrace “the social determinants of death”

As America’s hospices treat the dying and compete for referrals, a vast contingent of terminally ill Americans are dying in places they don’t want to be, receiving treatments that won’t save them. Reversing this trend will take more than effective marketing. At some point, as a society, we have to …

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Clubs make a COVID comeback – The Spectator

Clubs and student-run organizations are responsible for much of student and community development at the college. Clubs play an important role in helping people make friends with common interests, discover new hobbies, and diversify their resumes in ways that classes don’t always allow. The COVID-19 pandemic has limited gathering opportunities …

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The Day – When ‘stay-at-home’ orders aren’t safe: Domestic violence soars during the pandemic

Editor’s note: This story is part of a series on domestic violence. Look for our next story on how to help young adults, teens, and tweens learn the warning signs and build healthy relationships next weekend. Over the past two years, we have been bombarded with messages – even orders …

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Promoting COVID-19 Vaccination Uptake Among Migrant Communities on Social Media: Testimonials from Germany (February 2022) – Germany

New study highlights key role of social media in uptake of COVID-19 vaccine for migrants Berlin — Governments could close the COVID-19 vaccination gap by removing language barriers and giving migrants easier access to information, especially via social media, according to a to study published today by the International Organization …

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Destination Tomorrow is now accepting proposals for its $1 million TRANScend Community Impact Fund

NEW YORK, February 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Destination Tomorrow’s TRANScend Community Impact Fund, which strives to address the disproportionate impact of HIV on the trans community, is now open to proposals from transgender-led and non-transgender-led grassroots organizations. -gender conformists (TGNC) across the country. In addition to being the only national …

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First search definition for “Long COVID” in

The first research definition of what is meant by post-acute COVID-19, dubbed ‘Long COVID’ in children and young people, has been officially agreed upon, reveals a landmark study accepted for publication in the Archives of childhood illnesses. The definition closely complements that proposed by the World Health Organization (WHO) for …

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Spokane Community Continues to Support Newly Arrived Afghans and Advocates for Dedicated Healing Space

Atia Iqbal, a lawyer in Afghanistan, arrived in Spokane in 2015. Before coming to the United States, her husband taught inmates how to sew at a US military-owned prison at Bagram Base in Afghanistan, she said. At one time, most of those incarcerated were associated with al-Qaeda or the Taliban, …

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JSGS Masters Research Helps Empower Indigenous Pregnant Women – News

“That’s exactly what primary health care was designed to do: to bring the system to the people rather than the people to the system. Valerie McLeod “That’s exactly what primary health care was designed to do: to bring the system to the people rather than the people to the system. …

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