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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
California ports turn to robots to cut emissions, speed freightan estimated 15 percent of the children have asthma, 6 percentage points higher
California ports turn to robots to cut emissions, speed freight
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
an estimated 15 percent of the children have asthma, 6 percentage points higher than the national average, according to a community coalition report. The state's Air Resources Board is in charge of drafting a Sustainable Freight Action Plan,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
On this dock, robot waterfront workers are the new contendersan estimated 15 percent of the children have asthma, six percentage points high
On this dock, robot waterfront workers are the new contenders
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
an estimated 15 percent of the children have asthma, six percentage points higher than the national average, according to a community coalition report. The state's Air Resources Board is scheduled to release a draft Sustainable Freight action plan... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
More than 160 pounds of unused meds returned in RiverheadThe Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth took back more t
More than 160 pounds of unused meds returned in Riverhead
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted yesterday
The Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth took back more than 160 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter medications at a take-back event Saturday at Peconic Bay Medical Center, the organization has announced. Saturday’s... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Forsyth County Drug Awareness Council hires directorFORSYTH COUNTY — A newly formed drug-free community coalition that received fed
Forsyth County Drug Awareness Council hires director
Forsyth County News / Posted 2 days ago
FORSYTH COUNTY — A newly formed drug-free community coalition that received federal funding to run its program now has a director, and she is already focused on reaching both short- and long-term goals. Tammy Nicholson was hired to lead the Forsyth... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Slow Roll for 2016 starts May 8 at Delaware Parkorganizations partnering for the kickoff ride are GObike Buffalo, the Scajaquad
Slow Roll for 2016 starts May 8 at Delaware Park
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
organizations partnering for the kickoff ride are GObike Buffalo, the Scajaquada Corridor Coalition and the Restore Our Community Coalition. The rest of the Slow Roll Buffalo season, with its Monday night events,... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Mother blogs about daughter's drug abusehappen to any family, so “don’t give kids the opportunity” was at the heart of
Mother blogs about daughter's drug abuse
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
happen to any family, so “don’t give kids the opportunity” was at the heart of the message delivered to the Newton County Community Coalition at this week’s monthly meeting by a mother dealing with that challenge. Posted Apr. 28, 2016 at 10:55... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Drug take-back day is Saturdayfrom the water stream are the objectives of Saturday’s National Drug Take Back
Drug take-back day is Saturday
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
from the water stream are the objectives of Saturday’s National Drug Take Back Day, sponsored locally by the Newton County Community Coalition (NCCC) in partnership with the Neosho and Seneca police departments. Posted Apr. 27, 2016 at 8:59... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
North County Cares Coalition asks Berkshire Medical Center for detox centerRichard Alcombright noted there is a prescription drug and heroin abuse task fo
North County Cares Coalition asks Berkshire Medical Center for detox center
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
Richard Alcombright noted there is a prescription drug and heroin abuse task force working through the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition to address many of the same issues. Though he recognized its importance, Alcombright noted that detox is... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness MonthThe Lima Allen County Safe Community Coalition and Motorcycle Ohio are cyclist
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
The Lima Allen County Safe Community Coalition and Motorcycle Ohio are cyclist safety through the "Wear All the Gear All the Time" initiative. According to the LACRPC four people died as a result of motorcycle crashes last year in Allen County, and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Meet a quiet hero of health care in Seattle’s Central District: Dr. Benjamin Danielsonof the award. The list of boards and organizations on which he serves makes yo
Meet a quiet hero of health care in Seattle’s Central District: Dr. Benjamin Danielson
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
of the award. The list of boards and organizations on which he serves makes you wonder when he sleeps: Equal Start Community Coalition. Health Coalition for Children and Youth. Children’s Alliance Public Policy Council. United Way of King... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
City Announces Additional New Safety Measures To Combat Violenceto combat violence: a partnership to add technology to enhance investigations a
City Announces Additional New Safety Measures To Combat Violence
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 days ago
to combat violence: a partnership to add technology to enhance investigations and increase prosecution as well as a new community coalition to strengthen citywide efforts. Over the last two weeks, the Chattanooga Police Department has responded... Read more
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Denver Post
Denver group is a major player behind the scenes in affordable housingtrying to create housing for certain areas that are being displaced" by the I-7
Denver group is a major player behind the scenes in affordable housing
Denver Post / Posted 11 days ago
trying to create housing for certain areas that are being displaced" by the I-70 project, said Candi CdeBaca of the Cross Community Coalition. "But the people being displaced are not the people who are going to go into those units for affordable... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Greg Moore seeks seat on Monroe County Commissioncan balance wants vs. needs if you are creative and can think outside the box,”
Greg Moore seeks seat on Monroe County Commission
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 12 days ago
can balance wants vs. needs if you are creative and can think outside the box,” he said.Finally, he would like to create a “Community Coalition” that would include concerned citizens, business leaders and anyone who wants to have input on county... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore approves Port Covington hiring, housing deals, over objectionsashamed of itself for pushing this," she told the room as she was led out. Mic
Baltimore approves Port Covington hiring, housing deals, over objections
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
ashamed of itself for pushing this," she told the room as she was led out. Michael Middleton, chairman of the Cherry Hill Community Coalition, asked the board to defer its vote on the agreements, saying the public has not had enough time to vet... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Nye County School District to laud Teachers of the YearSaturday. The 17th annual Stand for Children Day and Teacher of the Year celeb
Nye County School District to laud Teachers of the Year
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday. The 17th annual Stand for Children Day and Teacher of the Year celebration takes place at the NyE Communities Coalition Activities Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event celebrates the respective achievements of Nye County School... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
ABLE says alcohol packaging targets childrenbeverages more appealing and familiar to younger audiences. Linda Griffith-Lam
ABLE says alcohol packaging targets children
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 13 days ago
beverages more appealing and familiar to younger audiences. Linda Griffith-Lambert, the chair of the Lawton Fort Sill Community Coalition, says it is a very troubling problem for parents. "I have children, so it's scary. I don't want anyone's... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Community support for bond soughtto be kept local and Sacramento to be prohibited from being able to take any of
Community support for bond sought
Desert Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
to be kept local and Sacramento to be prohibited from being able to take any of the funds raised.The district is holding a community coalition meeting 8 to 10 a.m. Friday at the Barstow Unified School District Staff Development Center, 551 South... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansans in D.C. rally for pullback on deportingshe said. "We're not doing any damage to this country. We're actually contribu
Arkansans in D.C. rally for pullback on deporting
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
she said. "We're not doing any damage to this country. We're actually contributing," she said. The Arkansas United Community Coalition organized the bus trip to Washington. Its founder and executive director, Mireya Reith, said supporters... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Arkansas immigration activists travel to DC as Supreme Court hears landmark caseabout the legal ins and outs. Among those on hand at the court today is a deleg
Arkansas immigration activists travel to DC as Supreme Court hears landmark case
Arkansas Times / Posted 14 days ago
about the legal ins and outs. Among those on hand at the court today is a delegation of activists from the Arkansas United Community Coalition, an immigrants rights organization based in Springdale. On Saturday, the AUCC bus stopped briefly in... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Barth: The DREAM remains alivelobbying legislators. Organizations old (like Arkansas Advocates for Children a
Barth: The DREAM remains alive
Arkansas Times / Posted 14 days ago
lobbying legislators. Organizations old (like Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families) and new (like Arkansas United Community Coalition) have corralled the energy of these DREAMers in their coalitional advocacy work on behalf of the... Read more
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Drayton Valley Western Review
Share some spaghetti with the communityto connect with one another, so that’s what we want to do,” said Russell. Dray
Share some spaghetti with the community
Drayton Valley Western Review / Posted 14 days ago
to connect with one another, so that’s what we want to do,” said Russell. Drayton Valley and District FCSS and the Healthy Community Coalition are hosting the event. Ungar will be speaking briefly and facilitating discussion at the event. “If the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Survey shows most supportive of immigrantsto Mireya Reith. A daughter of a Mexican immigrant, Reith is the executive dire
Survey shows most supportive of immigrants
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
to Mireya Reith. A daughter of a Mexican immigrant, Reith is the executive director of the Springdale-based Arkansas United Community Coalition and is the first Hispanic person appointed to the Arkansas Board of Education. “There has been nothing... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Pelham police fight underage drinking with "Sticker Shock" campaigncampaign. Volunteers are placing stickers that say "Buyers beware, providing a
Pelham police fight underage drinking with "Sticker Shock" campaign
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 15 days ago
campaign. Volunteers are placing stickers that say "Buyers beware, providing alcohol to minors is a criminal offense" on alcoholic beverages. The state liquor commission donated the stickers and the Pelham Community Coalition started the camp... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
State Democrats select final 8 delegates to attend DNC in JulyCOMMUNITY COALITION STARTED THE CAMPAIGN THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTY HAMPSHIRE D
State Democrats select final 8 delegates to attend DNC in July
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 16 days ago
COMMUNITY COALITION STARTED THE CAMPAIGN THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTY HAMPSHIRE DELEGATES TODAY. THE PARTY MET THIS AFTERNOON A THE RADISSON HOTEL IN MANCHESTER. NEW HAMPSHIRE GETS A TOTAL OF 32 DELEGATES, WHO WILL HEAD TO THE NATIONAL CONVENTION IN... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Survey shows most in county supportive of immigrantsto Mireya Reith. A daughter of a Mexican immigrant, Reith is the executive dire
Survey shows most in county supportive of immigrants
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
to Mireya Reith. A daughter of a Mexican immigrant, Reith is the executive director of the Springdale-based Arkansas United Community Coalition and is the first Hispanic person appointed to the Arkansas Board of Education. "There has been nothing... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Region 8 residents rallying at Supreme Court hearingAction for Childhood Arrivals. According to a press release from Mireya Reith,
Region 8 residents rallying at Supreme Court hearing
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 16 days ago
Action for Childhood Arrivals. According to a press release from Mireya Reith, executive director of the Arkansas United Community Coalition, 53 Latino voters and immigrant families representing the advocacy group will join others in rallies and... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Achievements highlighted at Riverhead CAP meet and greet eventThe Riverhead Community Awareness Program Community Coalition (CAP) annual meet
Achievements highlighted at Riverhead CAP meet and greet event
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 17 days ago
The Riverhead Community Awareness Program Community Coalition (CAP) annual meet and greet gathering Thursday night featured a lot of the same faces as last year’s event. There were law enforcement representatives, including Riverhead Town Police... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Through fatal tragedy, Easton family raises awareness, saves lives from drugsIn wake of overdose death, chances for life in Easton Wings of Hope is a commu
Through fatal tragedy, Easton family raises awareness, saves lives from drugs
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 18 days ago
In wake of overdose death, chances for life in Easton Wings of Hope is a community coalition with a goal of working to reduce youth substance abuse through education, awareness and policy change. EASTON – Kristin and Chris Harrison know the pain... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Through fatal tragedy, Easton family raises awareness, saves lives from drugs Wings of Hope is a community coalition with a goal of working to reduce youth
Through fatal tragedy, Easton family raises awareness, saves lives from drugs
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 18 days ago
Wings of Hope is a community coalition with a goal of working to reduce youth substance abuse through education, awareness and policy change. EASTON – Kristin and Chris... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
411 in the 413 conference 'inspired and led by youth'idea was approved by the other conference planning partners: Adam Tobin, UNITY
411 in the 413 conference 'inspired and led by youth'
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 18 days ago
idea was approved by the other conference planning partners: Adam Tobin, UNITY program associate for the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition, and his intern, Lakena Darkins, of Drury High School; Luiza Trabka, Youth Operational Board and special... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Oratorio Reveals ‘State’ Secretswas based in part on Cincinnati’s Appalachian heritage and his plans for a new
Oratorio Reveals ‘State’ Secrets
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 19 days ago
was based in part on Cincinnati’s Appalachian heritage and his plans for a new project. He met with the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition and Lower Price Hill’s Community Matters, which signed on as May’s community liaison. His plans got a... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Kenai marijuana permit to have vote WednesdayRoger Boyd — have been advocates for mainstream acceptance of marijuana. Attorn
Kenai marijuana permit to have vote Wednesday
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 20 days ago
Roger Boyd — have been advocates for mainstream acceptance of marijuana. Attorneys Derleth and Theiler founded the Kenai Community Coalition on Cannabis, and Theiler is a member of the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s Marijuana Task Force. Boyd, who has... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
North Adams adds Narcan to arsenal in battle against opioid abuseof Alcombright, began with an agreement between the leaders of the departments
North Adams adds Narcan to arsenal in battle against opioid abuse
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 20 days ago
of Alcombright, began with an agreement between the leaders of the departments to tackle the issue. The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition also had an integral role in the furthered access to Narcan in North Adams. It assisted the agencies in... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Vigil held in East St. Louis for victims of violent crimelast year by a 6-year-old and a son and I have a son who got killed this year b
Vigil held in East St. Louis for victims of violent crime
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 21 days ago
last year by a 6-year-old and a son and I have a son who got killed this year before Christmas, " said Barbara Davis. The Community Coalition Against Violence also offers grief counseling and other services for the loved ones of murder victims.... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Vigil held in East St. Louis for victims of violent crimelast year by a 6-year-old and a son and I have a son who got killed this year b
Vigil held in East St. Louis for victims of violent crime
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 21 days ago
last year by a 6-year-old and a son and I have a son who got killed this year before Christmas, " said Barbara Davis. The Community Coalition Against Violence also offers grief counseling and other services for the loved ones of murder victims.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Officials detail program to reduce gun violenceof Champaign-Urbana's gun violence. "Frankly, I'm surprised it hasn't happened
Officials detail program to reduce gun violence
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
of Champaign-Urbana's gun violence. "Frankly, I'm surprised it hasn't happened at this point," Marlin said. Marlin and Community Coalition Facilitator Tracy Parsons presented the community's newest approach to deterring gun violence — CU Fresh... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Valley Voices: How communities confront underage drinkingalcohol and drug abuse, we send a united message about how responsible adults b
Valley Voices: How communities confront underage drinking
Desert Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
alcohol and drug abuse, we send a united message about how responsible adults behave. That’s the work of the High Desert Community Coalition: to establish such pro-social norms and send both implicit and explicit messages to our youth, who are... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Cities get look at details on CU Fresh Startready to present to the Urbana and Champaign city councils on Monday and Tuesda
Cities get look at details on CU Fresh Start
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
ready to present to the Urbana and Champaign city councils on Monday and Tuesday, said Tracy Parsons, facilitator of the Community Coalition and member of the steering committee. The Community Coalition approved the idea at its January meeting,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Neighbors react to news of $6 million Humboldt Pkwy studywhenever investment is made," says Karen Stanley Fleming. Stanley Fleming is t
Neighbors react to news of $6 million Humboldt Pkwy study
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 26 days ago
whenever investment is made," says Karen Stanley Fleming. Stanley Fleming is the Executive Director of the Restore Our Community Coalition, an advocacy group pushing to restore Humboldt Parkway. Coalition members say $4 million would fund a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cheers greet Cuomo on goal of reviving Humboldt Parkway areacost could surpass $500 million to fully restore that stretch of the East Side
Cheers greet Cuomo on goal of reviving Humboldt Parkway area
The Buffalo News / Posted 26 days ago
cost could surpass $500 million to fully restore that stretch of the East Side neighborhood. A community group, Restore Our Community Coalition, has been advocating for a study since 2012. In fact, state transportation planners were considering the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cuomo says state will study covering stretch of Kensington Expresswaycost could surpass $500 million to fully restore that stretch of the East Side
Cuomo says state will study covering stretch of Kensington Expressway
The Buffalo News / Posted 26 days ago
cost could surpass $500 million to fully restore that stretch of the East Side neighborhood. A community group, Restore Our Community Coalition, has been advocating for a study since 2012. In fact, state transportation planners were considering the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
State budget has $6 million for study on covering the Kensingtonto be doing here," Governor Andrew Cuomo said during a stop Wednesday at the Bu
State budget has $6 million for study on covering the Kensington
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 26 days ago
to be doing here," Governor Andrew Cuomo said during a stop Wednesday at the Buffalo Museum of Science. The Restore Our Community Coalition group has long advocated for changes to the expressway. "What we want to see is a restoration," said... Read more
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The Columbian
Educators, public gather for ‘Paper Tigers’ documentary screeningtraumatized youth. Prior to the screening, Canyon Creek Middle School Principa
Educators, public gather for ‘Paper Tigers’ documentary screening
The Columbian / Posted 27 days ago
traumatized youth. Prior to the screening, Canyon Creek Middle School Principal Sandi Christensen, Unite! Washougal Community Coalition coordinator Margaret McCarthy and Hathaway Elementary School social worker Jenna Linerud introduced the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Canton celebrates Excel By 5and health to help communities focus on supporting young children and their fam
Canton celebrates Excel By 5
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 27 days ago
and health to help communities focus on supporting young children and their families. The certification process required a community coalition of at least 11 members, the adoption of a charter and by-laws, a lead partner to guide the coalition and... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Racism to be topic of dialoge, action plan in BedfordApr. 4, 2016 at 9:26 AM Some of the staff members at the Bedford Branch Librar
Racism to be topic of dialoge, action plan in Bedford
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 29 days ago
Apr. 4, 2016 at 9:26 AM Some of the staff members at the Bedford Branch Library are helping to bring a Toledo Community Coalition Dialogue to Change group to Temperance. The first meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. April 7 at the library,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
History, politics power immigration fight as deportations continueBarack Obama. "For us it has to be a comprehensive approach," said Mireya Reit
History, politics power immigration fight as deportations continue
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
Barack Obama. "For us it has to be a comprehensive approach," said Mireya Reith, executive director of Arkansas United Community Coalition, which works for reform and to engage the immigrant population in their communities. An increase in the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansans await immigration caseto be about 26,000, said Mireya Reith. Reith is a supporter of the order and ex
Arkansans await immigration case
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
to be about 26,000, said Mireya Reith. Reith is a supporter of the order and executive director of the Arkansas United Community Coalition, which assists immigrants. Congress never voted on nor approved the president's action. Arkansas is one... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Two candidates state their cases during forumto listen to them because they deserve that because they are human beings,” he
Two candidates state their cases during forum
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
to listen to them because they deserve that because they are human beings,” he promised.As a member of the Newton County Community Coalition, Doubek’s first thought was drug and alcohol abuse when asked about the biggest issues facing the city,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Training to help adults notice, prevent child abuseThe National Children's Alliance has called it "the most effective tool to stop
Training to help adults notice, prevent child abuse
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
The National Children's Alliance has called it "the most effective tool to stop child abuse." So the Community Coalition to Protect Children is hoping as many people as possible — parents, church leaders, teachers, foster parents, child-care workers... Read more

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