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NBC News
Awakened by SB 1070, One Arizona is model on Latino voter registrationthat either we do something or this will continue to happen," Hernandez said.
Awakened by SB 1070, One Arizona is model on Latino voter registration
NBC News / Posted 16 hours ago
that either we do something or this will continue to happen," Hernandez said. Alejandra Gomez, co-director of the Arizona Center for Empowerment, a One Arizona partner organization, said the passage of SB 1070 marked "a really dark moment in... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Peres family: 'The loss we feel today belongs to all of Israel'described the ninth Prime Minister of Israel as both a friend and an inspiratio
Peres family: 'The loss we feel today belongs to all of Israel'
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 16 hours ago
described the ninth Prime Minister of Israel as both a friend and an inspiration. Addressing reporters from Sheba Medical Center outside Tel Aviv, his son, Chemi Peres, said his father "did not have any other purpose in life other than serving... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Palliative care a bridge to end of life carenew discipline that demonstrates the evolution of health care. It’s a full serv
Palliative care a bridge to end of life care
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 20 hours ago
new discipline that demonstrates the evolution of health care. It’s a full service realm that provides a little TLC and empowerment at the same time. The terminally ill don’t have to feel like their life is over. Instead, there’s often a new... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
United Neighborhood Center rallies votersArticle Tools United Neighborhood Centers on Tuesday enticed unregistered and
United Neighborhood Center rallies voters
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
Article Tools United Neighborhood Centers on Tuesday enticed unregistered and inactive voters to hit the polls this November with burgers, hot dogs, pasta salads and a game styled after Family Feud. Tuesday marked National Voter Registration Day.... Read more
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Business Insider
Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies at 93as Israel's then most recognizable figure abroad. And yet, for much of his pol
Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies at 93
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
as Israel's then most recognizable figure abroad. And yet, for much of his political career he could not parlay his international prestige into success in Israeli politics, where he was branded by many as both a utopian dreamer and political... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Women of Ilocos Sur call for ‘CHANGE’municipalities convened in Baluarte, Vigan City last September 23 for the Iloco
Women of Ilocos Sur call for ‘CHANGE’
Bulatlat.com / Posted 2 days ago
municipalities convened in Baluarte, Vigan City last September 23 for the Ilocos Sur Women’s Summit. An offshoot of the National Women’s Summit held in Davao City last June, the Ilocos Sur Women’s Summit aimed to discuss the platform of women... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Financial Inclusion Can Address Inflation'model of depending on the extractive industries (rubber and iron ore) to a more
'Financial Inclusion Can Address Inflation'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
model of depending on the extractive industries (rubber and iron ore) to a more sustainable model, with agriculture at the center. According to him, the prevailing economic situation in the country clearly indicates that there is a need for the... Read more
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Fortune
Trump’s and Clinton’s Defense Policies Are Pricier Than Obama’sproposals. Ironically, although Trump and Clinton attack each other vigorously
Trump’s and Clinton’s Defense Policies Are Pricier Than Obama’s
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
proposals. Ironically, although Trump and Clinton attack each other vigorously, they say many of the same things about national security. Both would emphasize diplomacy; move aggressively to defeat the Islamic State; build a strong military... Read more
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Roll Call
Fear and Loathing Among Latinos in the 2016 Campaignhad not been a top issue of concern for most Latinos, says Clarissa Martínez-de
Fear and Loathing Among Latinos in the 2016 Campaign
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
had not been a top issue of concern for most Latinos, says Clarissa Martínez-de-Castro, deputy vice president of the National Council of La Raza, an advocacy group for Hispanics. Afterward, it shot to the top. Now, she says, “It packs a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UCM REACT program receives $2 million federal grant to support children affected by violenceSouth and West side neighborhoods. The effort, called the University of Chicag
UCM REACT program receives $2 million federal grant to support children affected by violence
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
South and West side neighborhoods. The effort, called the University of Chicago Medicine REACT Program (Recovery and Empowerment After Community Trauma), is supported by a new $2 million, five-year federal grant from the U.S. Substance Abuse... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Black Arts Movement celebrates legacy of protest through artof cultural activism with a traditional prayer. Members of the community joined
Black Arts Movement celebrates legacy of protest through art
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
of cultural activism with a traditional prayer. Members of the community joined university students at the three­day national conference of the Black Arts Movement as it brought its 51st national conference to New Orleans, Sept. 9-11. This... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Edo PDP Alleges Conspiracy By INEC, APC, Police to Rig Electionplans by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Edo State government in le
Edo PDP Alleges Conspiracy By INEC, APC, Police to Rig Election
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
plans by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Edo State government in league with the police and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the Wednesday' governorship election in the state. The party at a press... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Supreme Court After Scaliato four, the lower-court decision is affirmed, but the Justices don’t write an
The Supreme Court After Scalia
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
to four, the lower-court decision is affirmed, but the Justices don’t write an opinion and the ruling does not represent a national precedent. This meant that if the four Democratic appointees voted in lockstep—as they already tended to do in... Read more
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Black Press USA
Former First Lady of Two African Nations, Graça Machel Launches New Women’s Networkthe crucial role that media plays in shaping societal attitudes, Machel said it
Former First Lady of Two African Nations, Graça Machel Launches New Women’s Network
Black Press USA / Posted 3 days ago
the crucial role that media plays in shaping societal attitudes, Machel said it’s important that women are at the center of transformation within the media landscape. The new network has also gained the support of the National Newspaper... Read more
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Gulf News
UAE calls on Iran to return occupied islands and stop destabilising the regionthe region Image Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elias Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al N
UAE calls on Iran to return occupied islands and stop destabilising the region
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
the region Image Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elias Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation NEW YORK: Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International... Read more
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Rappler
The winning ideas from #HackSocietyPhoto by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – A local government transpa
The winning ideas from #HackSociety
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – A local government transparency portal, a drive for women’s economic empowerment, sustainable fisheries and a program to turn garbage into cash; these were a few of the ideas that stood out from... Read more
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The Star
Women’s Club ‘Day in D.C.’ National convention for General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) Recently,
Women’s Club ‘Day in D.C.’
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
National convention for General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) Recently, board members of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC), attended the organization’s annual "Day in D.C." as part of the 2016 August... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
People, Places and Things by Gwen DeRuthink critically. For more information, call (205) 226-4089. *EAT DRINK READ W
People, Places and Things by Gwen DeRu
The Birmingham Times / Posted 7 days ago
think critically. For more information, call (205) 226-4089. *EAT DRINK READ WRITE 2016 – This year’s festival will have a nationally known chef, Bryant Terry. Chef Bryant Terry is a 2015 James Beard Foundation Leadership award-winning chef,... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass Resistance Studies Initiative hosts activist and author George Lakeyco-founding Training for Change, an activist group dedicated to nonviolent soci
UMass Resistance Studies Initiative hosts activist and author George Lakey
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 7 days ago
co-founding Training for Change, an activist group dedicated to nonviolent social change. His most recent efforts have centered on Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT), an activist group that was successful in its five-year campaign to have PNC Bank... Read more
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Slate
The Untold Story of Addy Walker, a Trailblazing Historical Icon, a Former Slave, and a Dollchildren’s literature in particular; Wilma King, a historian and expert on Amer
The Untold Story of Addy Walker, a Trailblazing Historical Icon, a Former Slave, and a Doll
Slate / Posted 7 days ago
children’s literature in particular; Wilma King, a historian and expert on American slavery; June Powell, then of the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Ohio; and Janet Sims-Wood, who was a librarian and scholar at Howard... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
National Teacher Of Year To Keynote Urban League Equal Opportunity Daypresents its annual Equal Opportunity Day breakfast on Friday, Oct. 21, at 7:30
National Teacher Of Year To Keynote Urban League Equal Opportunity Day
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
presents its annual Equal Opportunity Day breakfast on Friday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center with keynote speaker Jahana Hayes, the 2016 National Teacher of the Year named by the Council of Chief State School... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Community Control Over Police Surveillance Effort Launches with First Wave of Legislation in 11 Citiessurveillance technology decisions. This locally-led, multi-city effort was deve
Community Control Over Police Surveillance Effort Launches with First Wave of Legislation in 11 Cities
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
surveillance technology decisions. This locally-led, multi-city effort was developed in partnership with 17 highly-diverse national partner organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union, the NAACP, The Leadership Conference on Civil... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Global supply chains still full of sweatshopsand unsafe and unhealthy working conditions. Jump ahead 25 years, vast global
Global supply chains still full of sweatshops
ScienceBlogs / Posted 7 days ago
and unsafe and unhealthy working conditions. Jump ahead 25 years, vast global supply chains with multiple tiers of international “brands,” contracted supplier factories, and numerous sub-contractors are now the norm for consumer goods sectors... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield will bid farewell to long time pastoras Coleman recognized a visionary shift within the church, as well as the chang
Springfield will bid farewell to long time pastor
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
as Coleman recognized a visionary shift within the church, as well as the change from a Baptist church to a non-denominational church. Coleman, a Dayton native, came to Restored Life in the late 1970s at the request of his sister, who was a... Read more
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The Washington Times
Fashion world finally catches on to the pistol-packing womana variety of accessories for women with fashion and function in mind. The Well
Fashion world finally catches on to the pistol-packing woman
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
a variety of accessories for women with fashion and function in mind. The Well Armed Woman is a gun accessory retailer and national organization with more than 10,000 members and 310 chapters in 49 states. Mrs. Dolpp oversees five chapters... Read more
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The Advocate
Can Grindr Make a Dent in LGBT Homelessness?well as colleges and universities. They worked directly with nonprofit partners
Can Grindr Make a Dent in LGBT Homelessness?
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
well as colleges and universities. They worked directly with nonprofit partners — Planned Parenthood, the Los Angeles LGBT Center, the True Colors Fund, the It Gets Better Project, and OutRight Action International. According to project organizer... Read more
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International Business Times
'Lead by Example' Award for Malaysian PM Najib's wife withdrawn after funding issues raisedon mobilising and uniting people in the fight against violent extremism. Profe
'Lead by Example' Award for Malaysian PM Najib's wife withdrawn after funding issues raised
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
on mobilising and uniting people in the fight against violent extremism. Professor Tudor Parfitt, the chair of the international academic advisory panel for the event said that following inaccurate leaks of the committee's recommendations on the... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businessand Rural Development; Democratic Association Labor of Organization; Paghida-et
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
and Rural Development; Democratic Association Labor of Organization; Paghida-et sa Kauswagan Development Group Inc.; National Federation of Sugar Workers; Task Force Mapalad; Alternative Center for Empowerment of Rural Poor; Partidong... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Non-profit news: Week of September 19, 2016a meet-the-artist reception at 7 p.m. Sept. 21. Esther Mazor at 201-408-1456 or
Non-profit news: Week of September 19, 2016
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
a meet-the-artist reception at 7 p.m. Sept. 21. Esther Mazor at 201-408-1456 or jccotp.org. The Women’s Rights Information Center will offer a “Financial Literacy Workshop” at 6 p.m. Sept. 20. Attendees will learn about credit scores plus saving... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of 154 Area Service Groups for Monday, Sept. 19, 2016arcvolusia.org; 386-274-4736. 15. Atlantic Republican Women’s Network: 386-677
List of 154 Area Service Groups for Monday, Sept. 19, 2016
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
arcvolusia.org; 386-274-4736. 15. Atlantic Republican Women’s Network: 386-677-3163. 16. Be Healed Within Healing Center, Ormond Beach: Educational and healing events focusing on techniques for wellness and well-being. 886-341-6260;... Read more
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The Maui News
Local BriefsThe Maui Seasons for Peace organization will celebrate the United Nations Inter
Local Briefs
The Maui News / Posted 10 days ago
The Maui Seasons for Peace organization will celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace with an event from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Queen Ka'ahumanu Center. George Kahumoku Entertainment will include Uncle George Kahumoku Jr.,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Advocates say Jackson County judge's 'Fifty Shades' comment trivializes rapecomment was disappointing and unprofessional, said Michelle McCormick, director
Advocates say Jackson County judge's 'Fifty Shades' comment trivializes rape
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
comment was disappointing and unprofessional, said Michelle McCormick, director of the YWCA of Northeast Kansas’ Center for Safety and Empowerment. The comment was the topic of discussion at the center following news reports of the... Read more
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Mong Palatino
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » There’s more to life than single issue activismas an act of social transformation. It is promoting a specialized knowledge of
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » There’s more to life than single issue activism
Mong Palatino / Posted 11 days ago
as an act of social transformation. It is promoting a specialized knowledge of society while ridiculing the narratives of national liberation movements. Or it is having a total grasp of the political situation but choosing to be an expert at micro... Read more
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Business Wire
Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for San Antonio-Area Revitalization Effortsfamilies in HUD-assisted housing with access to the internet Family Service As
Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for San Antonio-Area Revitalization Efforts
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
families in HUD-assisted housing with access to the internet Family Service Association – $75,000 grant for its Financial Empowerment Center P16PLUS Council of Greater Bexar County Foundation – $50,000 grant for the My Brother’s Keeper youth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Naca Donates Medical Supplies to People in Cape Mount CountyGrand Cape Mount County — The National Association of Cape Mountainians in the
Naca Donates Medical Supplies to People in Cape Mount County
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Grand Cape Mount County — The National Association of Cape Mountainians in the Americas (NACA) has donated a container of medical and educational supplies to the people of Grand Cape Mount County. The items amongst other things include; hospital... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Alabama one of several states looking to preserve civil rights siteshave been in the forefront of calling on President Obama to use the power of th
Alabama one of several states looking to preserve civil rights sites
The Birmingham Times / Posted 13 days ago
have been in the forefront of calling on President Obama to use the power of the Antiquities Act to create a Civil Rights National Historical Park that tells the story of a critical chapter in the fight for equality. The peaceful protests in... Read more
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The Signal
Creating safety nets for suicideMonth, a time for Santa Clarita Valley residents to educate people about the si
Creating safety nets for suicide
The Signal / Posted 14 days ago
Month, a time for Santa Clarita Valley residents to educate people about the signs and symptoms of suicide, study the national statistics and encourage people to reach out to help those who might be in need. According to newly-published data... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Capital Quilters Guild show to take place Sept. 17-18that quilting has been her therapy and what she goes to when she needs to find
Kansas Capital Quilters Guild show to take place Sept. 17-18
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
that quilting has been her therapy and what she goes to when she needs to find peace. Her quilts have been shown at the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Ky., and she has also spoken to groups about her quilting skills. “I’m looking forward to... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 201623 cover of the Arkansas Times, for a story about an exhibition of work by Afri
Visionary Arkansans 2016
Arkansas Times / Posted 14 days ago
23 cover of the Arkansas Times, for a story about an exhibition of work by African-American artists at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, in Pine Bluff. "I've always been fascinated by plantations," the 28-year-old Stuttgart native... Read more
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Baltimore Orioles
Fan Appreciation Weekend to highlight final Orioles homestand of the 2016 seasonElementary Schools, and he has served as the Baltimore City president for the S
Fan Appreciation Weekend to highlight final Orioles homestand of the 2016 season
Baltimore Orioles / Posted 14 days ago
Elementary Schools, and he has served as the Baltimore City president for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the National Action Network, and the City's Election... Read more
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PR.com
Safety Center's Peer-to-Peer, Teen Safe Driving Campaigns Receives Funding from the Allstate Foundation Good Starts Young Program Empowering Students to Create Real Change, Lead, Impact, and Reach Youth Maki
Safety Center's Peer-to-Peer, Teen Safe Driving Campaigns Receives Funding from the Allstate Foundation Good Starts Young Program
PR.com / Posted 14 days ago
Empowering Students to Create Real Change, Lead, Impact, and Reach Youth Making a Difference in Teen Safe Driving... Read more
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The Hill
ICANN transition protects Internet freedomsuited to manage the technical evolution of the DNS. And so, the White House ta
ICANN transition protects Internet freedom
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
suited to manage the technical evolution of the DNS. And so, the White House tasked the Commerce Department, through the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), with carrying out a plan to privatize the DNS. NTIA... Read more
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Minda News
CRUCIBLE: Du30, Peace Process, and the Moro Strugglehe tries to find more choices and other creative solutions to make the over-all
CRUCIBLE: Du30, Peace Process, and the Moro Struggle
Minda News / Posted 14 days ago
he tries to find more choices and other creative solutions to make the over-all gain of his plan part of broader goals of national development. With less than a month in office, Digong’s “unconventionality” seems to work well. In recent survey,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Electronic isolationteens who can't afford phones or computers and don't have reliable Wi-Fi at hom
Electronic isolation
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
teens who can't afford phones or computers and don't have reliable Wi-Fi at home. They are the outliers. The Pew Research Center reports that 88 percent of all American teens ages 13 to 17 own or have access to a cellphone, and most -- 73 percent... Read more
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Officer.com
Is There Really a 'Ferguson Effect' for Police?in a nearby suburb, had led to trepidation on the part of some officers in enfo
Is There Really a 'Ferguson Effect' for Police?
Officer.com / Posted 15 days ago
in a nearby suburb, had led to trepidation on the part of some officers in enforcement situations, and to a feeling of empowerment among offenders. The theory provoked significant interest among law enforcement officials and academics who have... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Registration open for Pennsylvania Disability Employment and Empowerment Summitfor People with Disabilities today announced the opening of registration for th
Registration open for Pennsylvania Disability Employment and Empowerment Summit
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 15 days ago
for People with Disabilities today announced the opening of registration for the Pennsylvania Disability Employment & Empowerment Summit (PADES) on October 17 and 18, 2016, in Erie. Each year, PADES moves to a different location in the state... Read more
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MedCity News
Mississippi telehealth, remote monitoring pays dividends for diabeticsUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center Program founder Kristi Henderson may
Mississippi telehealth, remote monitoring pays dividends for diabetics
MedCity News / Posted 15 days ago
University of Mississippi Medical Center Program founder Kristi Henderson may have left for Ascension Health in Texas late last year, but the University of Mississippi Medical Center continues to make significant strides in telehealth. In fact, the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
COLORburst Event Set For Sept. 24and mental health. "We are fortunate to have Dr. Vega returning to our area fo
COLORburst Event Set For Sept. 24
The Post-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
and mental health. "We are fortunate to have Dr. Vega returning to our area for a short time to share her methods of self-empowerment with us as she has worked with survivorship all over the world," Schuyler said. "Supporting a loved one during a... Read more
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Reuters
Men are 'allies to the cause' of equality for women, says campaignerwas 'who let the guy in and what are you doing here?' It was men versus women,"
Men are 'allies to the cause' of equality for women, says campaigner
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
was 'who let the guy in and what are you doing here?' It was men versus women," said Barker, the head of Promundo, an international organization that aims to enlist men in the struggle for gender equality. Promundo is one of a growing number of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Requiem for a friend of artistsmy artworks. We cultivated our friendship because we had common advocacies focu
Requiem for a friend of artists
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
my artworks. We cultivated our friendship because we had common advocacies focusing on indigenous culture, people and women empowerment. She was an early member of Kasibulan, the first feminist organization which five of us women visual artists... Read more
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