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Our community venue serves an expanded Thanksgiving meal for those in need

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – Our community location in Harrisonburg held its annual Thanksgiving meal for those in need on Thursday. OCP serves approximately 100 people each Thanksgiving and expanded the meal this year, in addition to the meal served at OCP, volunteers delivered 40 meals to those in need in the community. Among Thursday’s volunteers […]

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Community Action Agencies: Problem from the Start in LBJ’s War on Poverty |

By Eric FeltenRealClearInvestigationsNovember 23, 2022 Still prevalent in the era of Biden’s social spending, community action agencies date back to the early 1960s, envisioned by President Lyndon B. Johnson’s war on poverty marshals as a way not only to identify and to help the needy, but to engage the poor in political activism. “Governors in […]

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Mid-Day Lions Club Receives Community Award for Top Nonprofit Organization

The Mid-Day Lions Club received the Culpeper County Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit of the Year Award. The award was accepted by the organization at the 108th Annual Meeting and Chamber Awards Banquet on November 3. Mid-Day Lions President Dr. Lee Simpson spoke with Culpeper Star-Exponent about receiving the award. Simpson has been with the organization […]

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Community comes together to plant trees at Pajaro Middle School – Santa Cruz Sentinel

PAJARO — Nearly 100 community members gathered at Pajaro Middle School Saturday morning to plant 50 new trees, from oaks to magnolias, on the school’s campus for the Plant a Tree for Pajaro event. The effort was spurred by the Watsonville Wetlands Watch and is part of the larger community forestry initiative to plant thousands […]

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IGP and stakeholders reflect on community policing in the southeast

Inspector General of Police Alkali Baba Usman said the essence of community policing is to create mutual understanding between the police and the population in order to nip crime in the bud. He made the claim during a two-day community policing stakeholder workshop held in Enugu State, South East Zone. The Southeast region is considered […]

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FTX Collapse Hits Africa’s Crypto Community — Quartz Africa Weekly — Quartz

Dear Quartz Africa Readers, Sam Bankman-Fried quickly became a persona non grata everywhere, including in Africa. Once hailed as a crypto guru, the collapse of its FTX exchange platform has sent shockwaves around the world, taking billions of investors’ money with it. Although he continues to tweet threads with apologetic connotationAfricans take stock of their […]

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Mayor Bibb and Number 24 – Give the New Community Policing Commission a Chance: Johnny E. Hamm

CLEVELAND — Last year I was emphatically against Cleveland Number 24. I wrote several opinion pieces for The Plain Dealer and cleveland.com during this time. My concern was that the language of number 24 was ambiguous, open to interpretation, and did not mesh well with the city charter. In 2018, I had served as a […]

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BJP Fields 4 Candidates From Pasmanda Muslim Community In Delhi MCD Polls

Catering to backward Pasmanda Muslims, the BJP fielded four candidates, three of them women, from the community in the forthcoming polls by Delhi’s civic bodies. These suitors include a social activist, a would-be lawyer, and a scrap metal dealer. The Pasmanda community has 41 “castes”, including Ansari, Qureshi, Mansoori, Salmani and Siddiqui. They work in […]

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Zahid F. Sarder Saddi congratulates Bangladeshi community ally Congressman Darren Soto on his campaign win

Zahid F. Sarder Saddi, activist “Zahid F. Sarder Saddi, a prominent member of the Bangladeshi-American Society, recently congratulated his longtime compatriot, Congressman Darren Soto, who scored a fourth victory in his 2022 campaign for the representative of the United States Chamber of Florida’s 9th District.” Orlando, Florida, Nov. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Prominent Bangladeshi […]

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The Jewish community dances where the Nazis once walked

The Karlsruhe Palace in Germany hosted the dedication ceremony of a new Torah for Chabad of Baden written in memory of the rabbi Echezkel Reichman OBM. They danced in the streets where Kristallnacht happened. Full Story, Photos, Video By the COLlive journalist At the historic Karlsruhe Palace in Karlsruhe, Germany, a grand event took place […]

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BNP reserves all community centers in Sylhet ahead of divisional rally

TBS report November 15, 2022, 3:35 p.m. Last modification: November 15, 2022, 3:59 PM BNP rally in Faridpur. Photo: TBS “> BNP rally in Faridpur. Photo: TBS The Bangladesh Nationalist Party has booked most of the community centers in Sylhet for the night of Nov. 18 ahead of the divisional rally to be held the […]

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Sophiatown police given formal notice by Westbury community

The community of Westbury peacefully but determinedly spent two days at the Sophiatown Police Station demanding police action to prevent an alarming number of murders in the area. In the past few days, four men have been shot dead in the suburb plagued by gang violence and drug-related crimes. READ ALSO : Two suspects arrested […]

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Tensions rise in Toronto’s Persian community as activists try to expose ties to regime in Canada

As the uprisings continue in Iran, tensions between supporters of the regime and those who aspire to revolution are felt in the Iranian diaspora. In Toronto, anti-regime activists have moved to expose government insiders who they say are living with impunity in Canada. “This man sent me and many other students to jail,” said Ardeshir […]

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Community leaders seek immediate action on rising violent crime

Together in song and prayer, a community in Colorado held a town hall meeting to discuss violence and its continued role in society. Leaders say these are crucial conversations, but hard to have. “In the times we live in, unfortunately, we see an increase in violence in our cities and Denver is not unique to […]

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‘There are many unanswered questions:’ Nicholasville community seeks answers and rallies for Desman LaDuke

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) – Three weeks after a shooting involving an officer in Jessamine County, the community came together to protest in honor of Desman LaDuke, who lost his life in the incident. Saturday’s rally provided the Nicholasville community with a space to not only celebrate Desman LaDuke’s life, but also to ask what led […]

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Russia’s LGBT community braces for new wave of state-sanctioned discrimination

“Our ability to just go out on the streets will be at risk, as well as our safety,” said Anna Kosvintseva, a web designer in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan, when asked about pending legislation. scrutiny in Parliament that would virtually ban any mention of same-sex relationships or transgender issues. “After all, we can’t […]

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COP27 oil and gas proposal draws strong rebuke from global health community

Saturday, November 12, 2022, 1:20 p.m.Press release: Global Alliance for Climate and Health Sharm el-Sheikh, November 11, 2022:- As the COP27 Climate Summit’s ‘Decarbonization Day’ draws to a close in Egypt, the Global Climate and Health Alliance has denounced the fossil fuel industry’s push for increased oil and gas development. gas, and reiterates the call […]

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Black community leaders slam Baltimore police after officer kills ‘No Shoot Zone’ activist – Baltimore Sun

Five days after local anti-violence activist Tyree Moorehead was killed by Baltimore police, community leaders said the shooting threatened to drive another wedge between black residents and city officials, undoing recent efforts to improve their relationship. “How can we continue to build trust if we continue to get shot in the streets? said Joshua McLean […]

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Scholars, Students, and Community Work Together for Transformation at UCSC All-In Conference

More than 400 scholars, students, community organizers, foundation representatives, artists, and activists gathered in late October for a one-of-a-kind event aimed at building collaborative partnerships for community-based research and meaningful social change at UC Santa Cruz Conference: All-In: Co-Creating Knowledge for Justice. The event was co-presented by UCSC’s Institute for Social Transformation (I’m standing Urban […]

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Teenage stunt sparks change in Memphis community

Activists, politicians unite to take Memphis in hand. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A 13 years was shot in Frayser on Wednesday morning, but luckily expects a full recovery. Members of the Frayser community spoke about what they urge leaders to do to prevent youth violence. “Go to the streets and don’t just stand next to the […]

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Community gathers for vigil after student killed in shooting at Ingraham High School

A vigil was held after a shooting at Ingraham High School in North Seattle left one student dead. The vigil was held at 6 p.m. at Haller Lake Methodist Church to help those affected by the shooting and to honor the victim. “It was passionate and it was a general wish for a world where […]

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Ariel Goldberg reveals the unseen history of the queer community

In his exhibition “Images on which to build”, the curator gives an overview of underground archival imagery from the 1970s-1990s In today’s image-saturated society, the power of photography – its ability to capture culture and history – often slips through the cracks. Writer, curator and photographer Ariel Goldberg’s latest exhibition is a long-awaited necessity, breaking […]

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‘Rationalists’ and ‘ritualists’ clash over community feasts in Odisha on lunar eclipse day

Bhubaneswar: Tension reigned in the city of Berhampur and the state capital of Odisha after ‘rationalists’ and ‘ritualists’ clashed over food consumption at community feasts on the day of lunar eclipse on Tuesday, prompting police to use soft force to control the situation. While activists from Bajrang Dal and other organizations strongly protested the rationalists’ […]

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The LGBT community makes its presence felt at the ALF

[ Bengia Ajum ] NAMSAI, November 6: The three-day Arunachal Literature Festival (ALF) – one of the most popular events organized by a state government department – ​​ended here on Saturday. The fourth edition of the popular ALF saw the participation of renowned authors, poets, novelists, scholars and intellectuals from across the country. Students and […]

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NCHC’s 57th Annual Conference Builds Community Among Honors Students

Last week, the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) held its 57th annual conference. The four-day event kicked off on Wednesday, November 2 and took place at the Sheraton Hotel in Dallas, TX. NCHC is a national organization that works to promote and support undergraduate education at the honors level. This is done primarily through collaborative […]

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Montgomery County Adopts Controversial IHRA Definition of Antisemitism Despite Community Refusal – Mondoweiss

On November 2, Maryland’s Montgomery County Council unanimously vote to adopt a resolution that embraces the controversial International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of anti-Semitism. The definition has been criticized by human rights organizations and Palestine advocates for including some criticism of Israel. The measure was opposed by a multiracial and interfaith coalition of […]

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‘Floods bringing dead bodies of unidentified people into our community’ – Victims lament slow government response

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Reza Khoshdel brings passion for service to his role as new General Manager of Community Center 55

Community Center 55 introduced a new general manager, Reza Khoshdel, on Tuesday, November 1. Following the retirement of her predecessor, Debbie Visconti, Khoshdel brings a wealth of expertise that will help her effectively fulfill her new role and provide assistance to the community. “I’ve been fortunate to have experience in a number of industries that […]

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Why we need to change our thinking about personal care for community care

In 2022, it’s nearly impossible to be a woman online and not come across at least one article or ad about the importance of #self-care. Even more powerful in the midst of a global pandemic, the wellness industry has, over time, merchandise and whitewashed self-care to such an extent that it wouldn’t be surprising if […]

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Community gatherings to help anti-violence activists; more top stories (Good Morning CNY for November 3)

Subscribe to get the Good Morning, CNY newsletter delivered to your inbox on weekday mornings. Time High: 69; Down: 48. In the 70s this weekend (not a typo); 5 day forecast Photo of the day AFTER FIRE, COMMUNITY GATHERS TO HELP ANTI-VIOLENCE ACTIVIST: Clifford Ryan spent part of Wednesday digging through the rubble of what […]

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls on the international community to introduce and extend sanctions against Russian media disseminating false information

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has called on the international community to introduce and extend sanctions against Russian media that disseminate false information, including to justify Russia’s armed aggression against Ukraine. “It is now of crucial importance to consolidate joint efforts to combat Russian propaganda and disinformation, in particular by stopping the activities of Russian propaganda […]

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Chief Stitt and Terry will participate in the “Food and Community in the South” discussion at the BMA

Bryant Terry and Frank Stitt James Beard award-winning chefs Frank Stitt and Bryant Terry will participate in a discussion on “Food and Community in the South” at the 2022 Chenoweth Conference Amanda Storey, Executive Director of Jones Valley Teaching Farm, will be the moderator, and Chef Ama ‘Ifabagmila’ Shambulia, owner and operator of A Beautiful […]

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Build a community with food, not bombs

Food Not Bombs (FNB) Newcastle is handing out free vegan meals at Awaba Park, outside Hamilton Station, every Monday and Wednesday. FNB volunteers prepare meals from donated ingredients that would otherwise go to waste. Bronte, an organizer at the Newcastle ETF, said left green on the ETF movement. See also In the early 1980s, in […]

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Iranian community in Louisville calls for support and change for women in Iran | New

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Louisville’s Iranian community showed their support for Iranian women amid Saturday’s global protests. The group shouted, “We are Iran. Woman, Life, Freedom’ as he demonstrated on Bardstown Road. The protests began in mid-September after the death of a 22-year-old woman in the custody of Iranian morality police. She was arrested for […]

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UC Taylor’s Version Builds Community Through Pop Music | Features

At the University of Cincinnati (UC), students can form clubs revolving around mutual interests in just about anything – sports, activism, hobbies, and even musical artists. One club, UC Taylor’s Version, is an organization dedicated to pop singer Taylor Swift. With the release of Swift’s latest album, “Midnight,” October 21the club has a new air […]

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Community food systems can help alleviate the scourge of hunger…

Many people in South Africa plant and grow their own fruits and vegetables, either in their backyards or in community vegetable gardens. Maverick Citizen spoke to two food activists to hear their perspective on sustainable food systems. Land and food activist Nomonde Buthelezi introduces herself Cape Town Food Agency (done)a non-profit organization. “We are a […]

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Victim of brutal attack appeals to Crown Heights community

Operated by Crown Heights activist Yosef Hershkop: “The time has come. We can no longer sit idly by. After years of attritional fire directed at us from enemies in our community, in recent weeks it has become a full frontal war.“ By Yosef Hershkop Hillel says, “If I am not for me, who will be […]

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The community comes together in solidarity with Iranians through the performance “Lay me down”

Saturday October. On February 22, Queen’s students and members of the local community gathered at Confederation Park for an uplifting artistic performance to show their solidarity with the Iranian people amid anti-government protests in Iran. The protests were sparked after 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died while in police custody for failing to cover her head properly. […]

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Rare Beauty and the BIPOC community: match or failure?

Full disclosure: I discovered Rare Beauty before the official hype, spending my own hard-earned cash again and again. It took me a minute to realize the brand belonged to Selena Gomez. Many years ago at a movie junket I met Mrs. Gomez and thought she was one of the kindest spirits I have ever met. […]

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UTSA Libraries Collection Provides Insight into the South Texas LGBTQ Community | UTSA today | UTSA

UTSA’s LGBTQ collection is available and accessible to students, faculty, researchers, and the community at large. These materials illuminate the many ways of living, working and being on the spectrum of gender and sexuality. “The strength of this collection is its rich array of primary resources that provide an important look into the history of […]

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Hoodoo Heritage Month: Conjuring, Culture and Community

MadameNoire Featured Video Source: IMAGE COURTESY OF MADAME OMI KONGO / PINTEREST October is Hoodoo Heritage Month! Hoodoo is an umbrella term to describe Black American conjuring, culture, and community. It is often considered a black spiritual tradition that focuses on nature and ancestral respect. Hoodoo Heritage Month began in 2019 when Hoodoo and Pre-Elder […]

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Pride Center banquet honors those who support the LGBTQ+ community

Gainesville Pride Week kicked off Sunday night with a awards banquet aimed at honoring those for their outstanding involvement, support and contributions to the LGBTQ+ community. It was the first in-person event after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Individual winners of the banquet, held at the Sweetwater Branch Inn, included London Darling, […]

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What we’re watching: Chinese Community Party Congress kicks off, notorious Iranian prison ablaze

Xi’s security signage The long-awaited 20th Chinese Communist Party Congress spear Sunday with a two-hour speech from President Xi Jinping, who is all but guaranteed to secure a defiant third term that could see him lead the party and military until at least 2027. Following the October 22 plenum, the party will operate a new […]

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Utica community leader and activist Patrick Johnson dies at 60

Patrick Johnson, a community leader and activist who made it his mission to fight racism as well as gun violence in the Cornhill neighborhood, died Saturday morning at age 60, according to Freddie Hamilton, who worked with him on several of its community programs. Johnson was best known for founding the basketball mentorship program Hoops […]

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‘Creative Resilience’ Event Brings Art, Music and Community to Downtown LA – NBC Los Angeles

A pop-up art exhibit brings art to downtown Los Angeles and highlights the work of black and indigenous designers, as well as that of other Angelenos of color, for one final weekend. There “Creative resilience“The event began last Saturday, October 8 in the Arts District and will run through this Sunday, October 16. During that […]

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Indonesia at odds with scientific community over orangutan conservation data | News | Eco-Enterprise

Dutch biologist Erik Meijaard isn’t afraid to ruffle feathers. Over the past 15 years, he has published some 120 opinion pieces in Indonesian newspapers, many of which were critical of the state of conservation in this biodiverse country. But even Meijaard didn’t expect his latest piece, which challenged government claims that the Southeast Asian nation’s […]

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COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS | Live | greenevillesun.com

SUNDAY DINNER AT THE BAILEYTON LODGE Baileyton Masonic Lodge No. 520 will host a dinner party on Sunday, November 6 from 11 a.m. at the lodge, 365 Brunner St. The menu will consist of chicken and dumplings, grilled potatoes, coleslaw, green beans, rolls, desserts and drinks. Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for children 6-12, […]

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Pima Community College’s Lee Lambert has board support, for now

Pima Community College chancellor Lee Lambert appears to have the support of a slim majority of the school’s board of trustees, despite an organized effort to oust him from his job. A group of activists and former board members held a press conference last month to demand Lambert’s firing. Two of the five board members […]

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Eldorado Park community demands integrated approach to drug and crime crisis

Susan Baadjies’ son was shot eight times in January as he sat in his car. She accused the local police of incompetence, adding that she only started to see progress in the case after pressuring the investigator by approaching the district office. “It was not a good scene, shots in the face. Why? He wasn’t […]

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THE PROTEST CONTINUES AGAINST SEX OFFENDERS PLACED IN A COMMUNITY FULL OF CHILDREN

By Shiloh Ireland Photo: daughter and her parents October 9, 2022 (El Cajon) – October 2n/a, another peaceful protest took place next to a sex offender’s home at 9107 Sesi Lane, where sex offenders have been placed. Currently, the six housed offenders have been reduced to four as two have moved to another part of […]

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9 people recognized for their contribution to the Muslim community at the annual Muis Awards

SINGAPORE – Dr Abdul Razak Chanbasha received the highest honor on Saturday at the annual ceremony of Muis Awards. His contributions include forming the Association of Muslim Professionals with a group of other activists in 1991. The non-profit organization runs programs in education, human resource development, social development and research. Dr Razak has also been […]

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Sustainabiliteens on refocusing the community in climate activism

Climate activists of all ages gathered outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on September 23. They huddled and listened intently to Finch, an Aboriginal elder, sharing a song from the Wet’suwet’en First Nation: “Save the skies for the eagles. Save the water for the salmon. Save the forest for the bears. Let’s all live in peace. […]

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Hong Kong has changed, but the UK legal community doesn’t seem to realize it – The Diplomat

Advertising There is a fictionalized version of Hong Kong that still exists in the minds of many of the most prominent members of the UK legal community. The mass arrests over the past two years of journalists, lawmakers, trade unionists and even lawyers do not figure in this picture of the city. Nor do these […]

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Cheshire PD hopes ‘Faith & Blue’ will strengthen community ties

CHESHIRE — Chief Constable Neil Dryfe is always looking for ways to build trust between his department and the community. Like many police department chiefs across the country, he believes the double whammy of the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis have eroded the openness and mutual respect that should […]

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Wallace Stegner exhibition leads visitors on the path to conservation | Community

Wallace Stegner, known as “the dean of Western writers”, has published 30 books, countless essays and numerous letters on equity, the arts and the environment. The latter is the focus of the Los Altos History Museum’s interactive outdoor exhibit, “Wallace Stegner: A Path to Conservation,” on display Oct. 13 through March 5 at 51 S. […]

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Thomas Muhammad Remembered: Program honors long-time activist and community organizer

A celebration of the life of activist, philanthropist and community organizer Thomas Ali Muhammad will take place at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Saturday October 29, 2022 at 11 a.m. Mr. Muhammad was a man who wore many hats and he was also referred to as a historian, Muslim scholar, warrior, writer, servant […]

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THOMAS MUHAMMAD REMEMBERED: Program honors longtime activist, community organizer

Thomas Ali Mohammad A celebration of the life of activist, philanthropist and community organizer Thomas Ali Muhammad will take place at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 11 a.m. Mr. Muhammad was a man who wore many hats and he was also referred to as a historian, Muslim […]

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At 18, I only recently realized the importance of community involvement and politics

This column is the opinion of Shayyan Husein, a grade 12 student at Orchard Park High School in Stoney Creek, Ontario. This is part of a special CBC Hamilton municipal election project, showcasing the voices of the community. Find all of our election coverage here. I turned 18 in April. I thought I cared about […]

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Gillian Anderson ‘volunteered’ to join community film after funny haze

Actress Gillian Anderson has no problem getting Britta for Dan Harmon’s long-awaited Community film. The Sex education star reacted to an erroneous tag in Joel McHale’s Twitter post claiming the Community the existence of the film, which cited her instead of series veteran Gillian Jacobs. Offering to get in the movie anyway, Anderson quotes tweeted […]

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Mutiny Information Cafe is back after community fundraising efforts

Not all stories have a happy ending. But Mutiny Information CaféDenver’s latest tribulation will be: Less than a week after being seized by the City of Denver for uncollected sales tax arrears, Denver’s counterculture institution will reopen its doors on Wednesday, September 28 at noon. “We are relieved, as you can imagine,” said Jim Norris, […]

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Death of Donald Pinto, community leader and former president of MCCP Muscat

By Clarence Pinto, Muscat Muscat, Sep 28: The Mangalorean community in the Sultanate of Oman was shocked to hear the news of the sudden and untimely death of Donald Pinto, the former president of the Mangalorean Catholic Center of the Parish (MCCP Muscat – Sts Peter and Paul Church, Ruwi), member from the MCCP […]

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(BPRW) Black Tech Community Takes Over Disney World – Blacks In Technology Hosts BITCON 2022: Tech Conference For Culture | Press Releases

(BPRW) Black Tech Community Takes Over Disney World – Blacks In Technology Hosts BITCON 2022: Tech Conference For Culture (Black PR Wire) ORLANDO, Florida — Blacks In Technology, LLC and the Blacks In Technology Foundation (BIT) are hosting (BITCon2022) their 4th annual conference for Black IT professionals, entrepreneurs, gamers, and Afro-futurists. Hundreds of people will […]

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Rincon entrepreneur tells diverse stories of the Indigenous community through two TV series

Strolling through her Solana Beach gallery, Ruth-Ann Thorn proudly displays various works of art, including a bright blue surfboard adorned with happy sunflowers painted by Gloria Lee and whimsical bronze statues created by Paul Lotz. “I’ve always wanted a sculpture garden,” she said, gazing outside at Lyman Whitaker’s collection of metal sculptures billowing in the […]

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World-renowned musician honored with community concert

JACKSON, Tenn.– A world-famous musician was celebrated in Jackson this weekend. Gil Scott-Heron was celebrated Friday morning with a mural reveal, followed by a special Saturday night concert in Jackson. James E. Cherry, President of the Griot Collective of West TN, shares the importance of having the community concert. “It’s a community gig because Gil […]

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Nama community calls for language to be added to national anthem – SABC News

Nama language activists are calling for the Nama language to be added to the national anthem of South Africa, Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrica. Nama has been on the brink of extinction in South Africa for decades. However, efforts are being made to revive it, as Nama language activists are pushing for the ancient indigenous language to […]

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Opinion: Community organizing takes over from government in Jackson water crisis | Opinion

Less than a three-hour drive from Baton Rouge, residents of Jackson, Mississippi, were left without drinking water during weeks. Jackson, the capital of Mississippi, has an estimated population of 149,730, of whom about 83% are black, according to the US census. According to reports from mississippi today. Catherine Smith, a 22-year-old from Houston, Texas who […]

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Over 100 community leaders write open letter calling for ‘urgent action’ on cost of living crisis

More than 100 charity leaders, community activists and academics across Northern Ireland have issued a joint call for urgent action to tackle the cost of living crisis. he letter, which was released on Thursday, calls for the immediate formation of a new Stormont executive. He has been signed by groups such as Extern NI, Action […]

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Michael House fosters community and builds life skills for new moms

“I didn’t really think I needed any help back then, but I really see now that the support they gave me has really shaped who I am today” When Sharelle Scullion first moved into Michael House in 2017, she didn’t really want to be there. But newly pregnant and living with her grandparents “too old” […]

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Lexington East End activist named 2022 Community Champion

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) — Decades of commitment were recognized in Lexington on Tuesday as Thomas Tolliver was honored as this year’s Lexington Community Champion. The ceremony took place Tuesday morning at Charles Young Park in the city’s East End. Its location suits a man like Tolliver, who has dedicated the past 28 years to uncovering […]

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Wisconsin Community Shares: This Thursday: Community Changemakers Awards

Madison, WI – On September 22, Community Shares of Wisconsin (CSW) will honor local leaders and organizations that are advancing social and environmental justice in our community. The annual Community Change-Maker Awards event will take place at Union South and online. The public is invited to attend the event. Tickets purchased to support this event […]

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Vizhinjam port faces harsh weather conditions amid protests from fishing community

Security personnel attempt to disperse fishermen and activists during a protest against Adani port project in Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram (Photo: PTI) Dear reader, Business Standard has always endeavored to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that matter to you and that have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your constant […]

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Community Gathers to Unveil Black History Mural in Downtown Joplin | Local News

Some of the faces in the new mural on the side of Bruce Cuthbert’s eye care business on First and Main streets may seem familiar to those who remember artists from the early and mid-20th century. A face in this mural, that of saxophonist and musician Charles McPherson, is someone who is still alive. All […]

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Pita Juarez combines her love of journalism and community to create films

Pita Juárez, originally from Guatemala, pero criada en Arizona, ha logrado que las voces de la comunidad sean escuchadas, ya se a través de un reportaje, una interviewta or un documentary de cine. Cortesia Pita Juarez Telling people’s stories, especially those of immigrants living in Arizona, is a passion that has driven Pita Juárez to […]

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Miami Jewish community honors Israeli philanthropic medical group

An Israeli philanthropic organization that helps patients seeking medical advice and counseling was honored last week at a conference hosted by the Miami Jewish Community. Lema’anchem (translated from Hebrew as “for you”) is an NGO that provides free advice to thousands of patients in Israel and abroad who need advice, a second opinion and companionship […]

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Fashion on an inclusive path as the queer community reclaims its space

The queer community claims their space in fashion and merges it with art and politics to express their gender identities. Nitish Anand, a drag queen also known as Shabnam Bewafa, says dressing up as a girl is a great way to celebrate inner femininity. Pupps Roy calls himself “all things beautifully weird”. Chinki Sinha, editor-in-chief […]

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Harris-Dawson Leads Community Healing at Roscoe’s Restaurant – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentinel

Left to right are Pastor Ken Walden, Board Members Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Curren Price, and Pastor J. Edgar Boyd bow in prayer for the safety of workers and customers at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles restaurant. (Courtesy picture) Council member Marqueece Harris-Dawson brings the community together to speak out against violence, promote healing and support at […]

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Amid wave of gun violence, community activist urges people to think before pulling the trigger

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Lexington Police Chief Lawrence Weathers and Mayor Linda Gorton say community members need to speak up if they have information about any of the shootings. It comes as the city nears a record number of murders for a single year. People in the community tell us they have never seen anything […]

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Community remembers Jonathan Ferrell 9 years after he was mistakenly shot by a CMPD officer

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Many people move to Charlotte every day, so many current residents may not have been there nine years ago. But if you were, you will remember what happened on September 14, 2013. Jonathan Ferrell, 24, was in a car accident and stumbled towards officers, bloodied and beaten but unable to call […]

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Reclaiming the community by learning from the past

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Newport News’ East End often makes headlines for the wrong reason. But there are dedicated volunteers trying to change an image that’s often tarnished by violent crime, and they’re doing it through the creative process. Asa Jackson, who sits on Virginia Commission for the Artsraises his voice to get the […]

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A telephone bank of the Jewish community for access to abortion

In November, Kentucky voters will vote on a state constitutional amendment that could lead to a total ban on abortion in their state. Never miss the best stories and events! Obtain JewishBoston this week. Join us as we come together as a community united by our Jewish values ​​to call on Kentucky voters to urge […]

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FIM2022 a one stop shop for the local and global franchise community

Nanta (center), Azman (second from right) and Radzali (right) with franchisor Marrybrown in a group photo after the launch of FIM2022 at KLCC. KUCHING (September 12): The 29th Malaysia International Franchise Exhibition & Conference (FIM2022) themed “Rebuilding Growth, Driving Excellence” served as a one-stop hub for the local and international franchise community. Launched on September […]

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In Britain’s Jamaican community, a mixture of respect for the Queen and disdain for a colonial heritage

In a room in south London, pictures of Caribbean veterans who served in Britain’s armed forces hang on the wall alongside a majestic official portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Dozens of people enjoy plates of fritters and saltfish cakes before the start of a lecture by a Jamaican war veteran. The crowd is invited to […]

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New mural created for Bogside community worker Donncha MacNiallais – Derry Daily

A new mural has appeared in the Bogside area of ​​Derry honoring Donncha MacNiallais after his death. The former IRA Blanketman and Gaeilgeoir died “suddenly” at the age of 64 on Friday. Mr MacNiallais’ coffin was carried through the Bogside on Saturday draped in the Irish tricolor before heading to his Waterside home. His funeral […]

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Pride Fest draws LGBTQ community — and supporters like Governor Pritzker — to all-day party in Naperville – Chicago Tribune

As she surveyed the colorful crowd on a pristine late-summer Saturday at Naper Settlement, Amy Jackson said: ‘There’s something really special about something like this happening on the lawn of the across the street. It’s in your zip code. It’s your community. And it’s really beautiful. Like thousands of other people in the western suburbs, […]

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Street named after a longtime South Philly community activist

Street named after a longtime South Philly community activist A South Philadelphia community activist is honored four years after her death. She was known for her work with at-risk children and for being a pillar of her community. SOUTH PHILADELPHIA – A South Philadelphia community activist is honored four years after her death. She was […]

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We can win the election without stripping Nigeria naked in front of the global community — Fashola – The Eagle Online

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has said Nigerian politicians can win elections in 2023 without exaggerating the nation’s problems or stripping it naked in front of the global community. Fashola made the remark Thursday in Lagos during a keynote address at The Niche annual conference. The theme of the conference was: “The […]

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Night in Nepal to celebrate community and cultural diversity

Welcome to Central Goldfields is a project that aims not only to fill the gaps in our current and future workforce, but also to add to our cultural diversity. Community and business leaders are joining the pilot project which will see skilled migrants settling in the Shire in the coming weeks. As the community prepares […]

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SEAS continues to expand the environmental justice program with new expertise, community organizers

By: Nayiri MullinixSource: School of Environment and Sustainable Development Clockwise from top left are Shakara Tyler, Cedric Taylor, Justin Schrott and Michelle Martinez. Clockwise from top left are Shakara Tyler, Cedric Taylor, Justin Schrott and Michelle Martinez. The UM School for Environment and Sustainability is expanding its environmental justice program with exciting hires, bringing new […]

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Explained | The ban on conversion therapy for the LGBTQIA+ community

What is the directive from the National Medical Commission to the State Medical Boards? Why is therapy considered dangerous? What is the directive from the National Medical Commission to the State Medical Boards? Why is therapy considered dangerous? The story so far: The National Medical Commission (NMC), India’s top medical professional regulatory body, has written […]