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Community Builders – Welcome to the City of Fort Worth

Posted on March 09, 2022 Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society and has been observed every March in the United States since 1987. In the spirit of this mission, every Wednesday of this month, we’ll be featuring women historians from all walks of life in the hope […]

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Community Care & Justice celebrates its 1st anniversary and seeks funds to continue its efforts

From South Orange Village: Village President Sheena Collum and Dr. Jamila T. Davis and Dr. Juan Rios of Seton Hall University celebrate the winner of the Social Justice Activation Award “Meet Her At The Gate” The Township of South Orange Village is pleased to celebrate the first anniversary of its Community care and justice program […]

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A two-day forum aims to brainstorm a new community theater project

A theater and cross-creative event is planned for the Orillia Opera House on April 8-9; “Let’s listen, play, share and think about the possibilities!” said official PRESS RELEASEORILLIA ARTS AND CULTURE CENTER*************************Calling artists, activists, youth, community stewards, leaders and future leaders! We are very excited to present Theater and Cross Creativity – April 8-9, 2022 […]

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4-H members learn leadership skills at conference | Community News

Several local 4-H members joined more than 300 other young people across the state to network and improve their leadership skills at the recent Pennsylvania 4-H State Leadership Conference, according to a statement. of the extension service. The conference, themed “Be Different Together,” was held both virtually and in person at State College’s Penn Stater […]

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Community celebration marks Insight Hospital’s approval to accept ambulances – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS)– Insight Hospital, the South Side hospital formerly known as Mercy Hospital, celebrates a major turning point, as ambulances bring patients back again, after being turned away for nearly a year. Mercy Hospital began refusing ambulances in February 2021 after filing for bankruptcy, and after new owners took control in June 2021, it took […]

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Berkeley Community Responds to California Supreme Court Decision on Enrollment Cap

The UC Berkeley community reacted with mixed emotions to Thursday’s California Supreme Court ruling limiting on-campus enrollment — mostly of nonresident students — to 2020-21 numbers. As a result of this decision, the campus will have to reduce in-person enrollment for fall 2022 by 2,629 students, a decrease from the previous estimate of 3,050. However, […]

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Kong star defends deaf community during drive-through visit to New Braunfels | Community Alert

There are very few people who can hold their own against a gorilla that weighs over 50,000 tons and even fewer who can communicate with one – however, actress Kaylee Hottle manages to do both on screen without uttering a single word. Hottle starred in the blockbuster “Godzilla vs. Kong,” which was one of the […]

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Excluded from Staten Island Parade, LGBTQ Community Celebrates Irish Heritage at PRIDE Center

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Although the LGBTQ+ community was shut out of the Staten Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the PRIDE Center held its own celebration of Irish heritage on Saturday night in Clifton, looking back at the history of celebratory parades At New York. . The event began at 6:30 p.m., with guest speaker […]

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Empowering youth and a community towards connectivity through cycling – Detroitisit

Back Alley Bikes / The Hub is not just a bike shop. Not by far. Since 2000, Alley bikes has worked to create educational and cycling opportunities for young people, connect the community and inject a DIY mindset to empower all towards the limitless limits and childlike joy that cycling can bring. According to Jai […]

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Community activist remembers slain friend tending to memorial

Frank Gottie had known Jeremiah Taylor for 8 years and both worked to heal their community from rising gun violence. MEMPHIS, Tenn. –The man who tended the Young Dolph memorial in Makeda’s Cookies daily was shot and killed last Friday. A close friend is now talking about his positive influence. He was dedicated to honoring […]

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Awareness of the trans community

“People laugh at me because I look different, and I laugh at them because they all look the same” – Chandani Gore – Activist, Nirbhaya Anandi Jivan and Head of NCP Pune Unit. First, let’s learn some terms transgender people have a different gender identity than those assigned at birth. Some transgender people want medical […]

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VS Civil Rights Activist Tells His Story | Herald Community Newspapers

On March 7, 1965, protesters traveling the 54 miles from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, the state capital, to register black voters were violently confronted by local authorities and white vigilante groups. In the wake of this national tragedy, known as Bloody Sunday, civil rights protesters sprung into action across the country. Eight days later, around […]

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HRCAP Announces Winners of Annual Community Builders Award

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — The Hampton Roads Community Action Program (HRCAP) has announced the winners of the annual Community Builder Awards. The awards are a fundraiser designed to support the organization’s various programs that impact more than 12,000 students, families and customers across Hampton Roads. The in-person event will take place at the Newport […]

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Muralist Henry Luke brings community stories into public art

by Amanda Ong Muralist Henry Luke (they/them) has murals lining the streets of cities in Seattle; Oaxaca, Mexico; and Manila, Philippines. Luke is deeply rooted in the Pacific Northwest; they grew up in Madison Valley in the early 2000s and their parents grew up in Mount Baker. They have been painting murals since 2013 and […]

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Activist hosts community talks targeting Indy violence

INDIANAPOLIS — A local group launched a series of conversations Tuesday night aimed at ending the violence in the city. Antonio Patton, CEO of MOVE, said he came up with the idea last year, after listening to the needs of a few young adults. “Our job is to try to decode and get the combination […]

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Community activists organize panel on discrimination and reparations in South Bend // The Observer

In honor of Black History Month, the accomplice projectsponsored by the mediation program of the Kroc Institute, and the Black Lives Matter South Bend Chapter hosted a panel on Monday to discuss racial discrimination and advocate for reparations in South Bend. The panel included Oletha Jones, who is a councilor with the South Bend School […]

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Oakland community fights school closures and cutbacks – Workers World

Oakland, California Teachers, parents, students, education workers and community activists are launching a multifaceted campaign to end school closures that have been mandated by the Oakland School Board and the Oakland Unified School District. ‘Oaklands. All last-minute attempts to block or postpone school board shutdown actions have failed, leaving mass organizing, recall efforts and a […]

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Israeli Activist Addresses Community – The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Israeli actress, activist and author Noa Tishby spoke at Community Flex Time about her book, “Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth,” and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on February 25. Dror Yaron, Professor of History and Middle Eastern Studies moderated the event organized by the Jewish Family Alliance (JFA) and the Jewish […]

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Letter: Critical choice of new superintendent should involve community but not politics – We-Ha

We-Ha.com welcomes letters to the editor from the public, including endorsements, but letters submitted by political candidates 60 days before an election will not be published. Please include your name and city, as well as your phone number at the end of the letter. Phone numbers will not be published but are required in case […]

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Today’s Obituaries: John J. Murray, Former Syracuse Councilman, Activist, Community Volunteer

John Joseph Murray, 93, died peacefully at his home on Thursday. Born in Yonkers, he graduated from Manhattan Prep and Manhattan College. He and his wife Nancy raised their eight children in Syracuse, according to his obituary. He joined the U.S. Army during the Korean War and volunteered for an Army counterintelligence position in Syracuse. […]

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Takoma Park food pantry saved by Facebook post and community support

The trash cans have become a lifeline for families and seniors in Takoma Park and nearby communities – many of whom have lost their jobs during the pandemic and are struggling to pay their bills and feed their families. The city and county of Montgomery, where it is located, are relatively affluent areas but with […]

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Crypto community reacts to Russia’s war in Ukraine

Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine has drawn a strong reaction from the cryptocurrency community. News of the invasion initially sent Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies plummeting. The US government has since responded to Russia’s invasion with tough economic sanctions that have helped crypto prices rebound from their initial slump. Amidst all the pessimism, there are […]

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Pillars of Community: Is the mystery of Stonehenge really that complicated?

In 2003, Canadian gynecologist Anthony Perks offered an anatomical explanation for Stonehenge, England’s prehistoric monument whose precise destination is a mystery. “Stonehenge could represent, symbolically, the opening through which Mother Earth gave birth to the plants and animals upon which ancient peoples so depended,” he wrote in an essay published in a medical journal. It […]

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What does India’s hijab ban mean for the Muslim community? | TV shows

Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. GMT:A recent hijab ban in some schools in South India has reignited a debate about religious freedom in the world’s largest democracy. Citing new government restrictions, schools in Karnataka are banning students from wearing religious symbols such as the headscarf in class. Muslim Youth Videos women and girls […]

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A community activist is remembered – Queen Anne & Magnolia News

It would be hard to find many people still invested in community activism or musical performance beyond the age of 85. It would be harder to find someone involved in both. But that’s exactly what the late James “Jim” Thomas Smith accomplished. Smith, who died on January 25 at 93, was a longtime community figure […]

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Activists rally downtown for more protection for the black community – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Local activists rallied in the rain in downtown Pittsburgh on Tuesday, calling for protection for members of the black community and those who identify as trans. Those who showed up at this rally called for better investments in black neighborhoods, organizations and schools. But they also demanded more movement on behalf of […]

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Goziem Nwafor Creates Spaces of Unity and Safety for African Americans – The Oracle

Guided by the rules of his own saying to bring “Afrocentricity to the neighborhood”, Goziem Nwafor follows the ideologies of Pan-Africanism in hopes of uniting and creating safe spaces for African Americans. SPECIAL AT THE ORACLE From an early age, Goziem Nwafor devoutly watched the show “Static Shock,” which featured a black crime-fighting superhero. As […]

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Decatur LGBT Community Rally Against Hate Crimes | WIBQ The Talk Station

DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) – A brutal attack on a gay man has deeply shaken the LGBT community in Decatur.On Sunday, dozens of protesters came out and marched to show their support for him. Event organizer August Francis said, “It’s very strange that something like this is happening in Decatur now.” Police arrested Ethan Dickerson on […]

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The most influential UK-based people in the LGBTQ+ community to follow

In the UK, February marks LGBT History Month. It is a time when we celebrate the hard-won rights and freedoms now enjoyed by the queer community, including a fully equal age of consent, the legal right to change gender, and an equal right to marry. However, it also reminds us of the work that remains […]

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Chelsea Manning emphasizes the importance of community building during an interview with the campus community

American activist and whistleblower Chelsea Manning values ​​community building. On Thursday night, Manning gave his first in-person lecture since the pandemic began to an audience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Manning was responsible for one of the largest leaks in military history, concerning human rights abuses in Iraq. She was convicted of violations of the […]

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Black History Month and its minimal effects on the black community

Miki Jourdan/Creative Commons The Great February. Quite distinct from the rest of the months. 28 days! These short 28 days are commonly known as Black History Month. This joke goes around my community of black friends every year. But while this joke is pretty important, there is something we should identify and really focus on […]

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Local activists share the same passion, generations apart | 4 Your community

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – One began nearly 6 decades ago, while the other is currently embracing its intensity. They are both black women, separated by generations of passionate civil rights activists. In honor of Black History Month, we took a closer look at their journeys and found that over the years the fight for change […]

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In bitter fight to remap Chicago neighborhood, Latino Caucus and community-led activist group form new alliance | app

CHICAGO — As they prepare for the possibility of voters deciding new Chicago ward boundaries, Latino aldermen have teamed up with a progressive group on a proposed new map. The news comes as black and Latino city council members, who are squabbling over the design of the neighborhood, can’t even agree on how many Latino-majority […]

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National Recognition of African American Civil Rights History in Idaho | Community

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Washtenaw Community College celebrates Black History Month with virtual events in February

ANN ARBOUR, Mich. – Throughout February, Washtenaw Community College celebrates Black History Month with several free events open to the public. Recognized since 1976, Black History Month highlights the influence and impacts of African Americans on United States history. Five events, to be held over Zoom, are scheduled at the Ann Arbor Community College, ranging […]

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Aravani Art Project: Creating safe public spaces for the transgender community through visual art

From Mahim in Mumbai and KR Market in Bangalore, to Lodhi Colony in Delhi and Sonagachi in Kolkata, in just six years, the Aravani Art Project has grown into a successful movement that aims to create and reclaim public spaces for members of the transgender community. They do this by using the creative and colorful […]

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Queens lawmakers and community leaders condemn surge in hate crimes against Asian Americans – QNS.com

Several Queens lawmakers were joined by Asian American community leaders for a rally in Manhattan on Friday, Feb. 12, in support of a South Korean diplomat who was brutally assaulted outside the United Nations building. Last week. The victim, a 53-year-old man, was punched in the face in an unprovoked attack on Wednesday, Feb. 9 […]

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University events focus on inclusive community: University of Dayton, Ohio

Two University of Dayton events will bring the public together to discuss how to create a more just, equitable, and united community. “The Common Good in a Divided City,” April 1-3, will focus on the need for regional solidarity — an issue championed by Bro. Raymond Fitz, a religious and community leader and the University’s […]

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Irvine community stalwart aims for council seat with Labor

Irvine community activist Sylvia Mallinson has announced she is in the running to win the long-serving Irvine West seat of Provost Ian Clarkson in the upcoming election in May. News of Sylvia’s appointment comes after it was announced that labor adviser Clarkson will step down due to health issues after nearly 30 years of service. […]

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Congress forms a cell for the LGBTQ+ community | Bombay News

Mumbai The All India Professional Congress (AIPC), which is the front wing of the Grand Old Party for professionals and entrepreneurs, has set up a committee for LGBTQ+ communities. “The idea is to promote values ​​of equality and inclusion for an insignificant minority. Many members of the LGBTQ community don’t even have voter ID cards. […]

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Mourning the sad end of the “community”

Yinka Olatunbosun Abolore Sobayo’s day was disrupted by a shocking phone call. The visual artist, fashion designer and politician has recently focused on community art, with hundreds of children from low-income families benefiting from his art center, Jelosimi Art Center in Oshodi. During the phone call, a colleague informed him that one of his most […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture Series

Yamiche Alcindor, left hosts Glenn Rice in conversation for the upcoming MLK Jr. Speaker Series. Johnson County Library is honored to partner with the University of Missouri-Kansas City Division of Diversity and Inclusion for their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture Series, featuring Yamiche Alcindor with host Glenn Rice. The lecture series honors Martin Luther […]

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Minneapolis Mediation Team Aims to Accelerate Community Policing Reform – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis Police Department’s transformation work received a big boost on Friday with a commitment to continue talks between the police department, the Police Federation and community members. The Community Unity Mediation Team has been at the table with MPD to update and modify the existing Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2003. […]

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Building Community Through Brand – Newschoolers.com

From warmer and more durable clothing to increased functionality of equipment and better materials, the outdoor world has seen a wonderful progression over the years. There are plenty of brands that are pushing things forward in one way or another, but when it comes to championing women and producing women’s clothing, Roxy is THE name […]

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A Community Approach to Reparations in UChicago

Last April, the Bordeaux The editorial board wrote a series called How the University Can Better Serve the South Side. One op-ed in particular, “To repair historic damage, the university must provide the South Siders with capital and control“, suggests that the University appoint a community council of South Side leaders to spearhead Office of […]

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Stanford Disability Community Space Celebrates Long-Awaited Opening

The Stanford Disability Community Space celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday via Zoom. Located in the former student lounge of the Office of Accessible Education, the mission of the space is to enable students with disabilities to find community and feel comfortable exploring their disability identity. Tuesday’s event marked the culmination of decades of disability […]

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Community honors Trayvon Martin on what would have been his 27th birthday

On February 5, 2012, Trayvon Benjamin Martin celebrated his 17th birthday in his hometown of Miami Gardens. Three weeks later, he was shot after leaving a 7-Eleven in Sanford, becoming the tragic face of a significant movement. This weekend, hundreds of allies and community members gathered at Ives Estate Park in Miami-Dade to celebrate Trayvon […]

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Owensboro Community Group brings together municipal leaders, law enforcement and local citizens to speak out on gun violence issues | News

With gun violence on the rise, a local Owensboro group is meeting Monday to find solutions to the problem. With gun violence on the rise, a local Owensboro group is meeting Monday to find solutions to the problem. At the 4th Street Baptist Church, the Owensboro […]

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Want to boost community engagement? Take out the building blocks.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is an excerpt from the book “Dream Play Build: Practical Community Engagement for Sustainable Spaces and Placesby James Rojas and John Kamp, published by Island Press. In it, the authors make the case for shaking up the traditionally hidden and often acrimonious community meeting format, proposing instead a model of community […]

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🌱 Quarterback Local Transfers + Community Activist Obituary

Hey, neighbors! Nicole Fallon-Peek here with a brand new Cedar Park-Leander Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Rather sunny and cool. High: 54 Low: 31. Here are today’s top 3 stories at Cedar Park-Leander: Jim Lindleywho served 45 years as General Counsel of the Board of Trustees and in many other capacities at Central Texas College, […]

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Community Leaders Encourage Residents to Get Involved in Search for Kansas City’s Next Police Chief | KCUR 89.3

More than 100 attendees joined four panelists at a public forum on Saturday to discuss the hiring process and desired prerequisites for a new Kansas City, Missouri police chief. The event was organized by the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, the Police Accountability Task Force, the Metro Organization for Racial and Economic Equality (MORE2), […]

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Helen Witton Gjessing, scientist, professor, and environmental and community activist

Helen Witton Gjessing, scientist, professor, and environmental and community activist Helen Witton Gjessing died on January 29, 2022 in Shelburne, Vermont. She is survived by her sons Erland (Jonathan) Gjessing and Eric Kirchoff, her daughter Catherine Gjessing, her brother David Witton and his wife Irene, her daughter-in-law Ilsa Kirchoff, and the extended family of James […]

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Cocoa and Rockledge will pay tribute to community legend Dick Blake

BREVARD COUNTY, Florida. – For decades, Dick Blake remained a larger-than-life figure who touched countless lives along the Space Coast through his coaching work and activism in civil rights, education and politics. Now, the former Rockledge board member is set to be honored during Black History Month with proclamations from Cocoa and Rockledge officials, according […]

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NOW supports a community project | News, Sports, Jobs

For the editor: I was never calm and behaved well like a child. It’s something I wear as a badge of honor decades later. It’s probably also what pushed me to fight to make my voice heard. As I approached adulthood, I found my voice and acceptance of its volume with a group of like-minded […]

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Atlanta honors activist and community leader Michael Langford this week

Atlanta community honors Michael Langford with a series of events celebrating his life and legacy after his passing. An activist, community leader and visionary, he served as president of the United Youth Adult Conference and served on the Atlanta Children’s Memorial Task Force and the Anti-Violence Advisory Council. Michael Langford died on November 16, 2021 […]

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Activist and community leaders implement programs to address gun violence in Hampton Roads

NORFOLK, Va. – Shots have been fired daily in Hampton Roads for the past four days. This is the reality of our communities today – we can expect to hear gunshots. News 3 spoke with a community activist who thinks there are things that can be done to reduce gun violence. Community activist Bilal Muhammad […]

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Warren activist, community leader turns 90 – Macomb Daily

At a time when most people are thinking about retirement, or have already retired for several years, Joan Flynn works as the Director of Community Outreach for the Town of Warren, serving on the Board of Trustees of Macomb Community College. , hosting two television shows for television. Warren and works as an activist for […]

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Statue honoring civil rights activist and community icon revealed at Smale Riverfront Park

CINCINNATI (WXIX) – The first female statue named in Cincinnati is now in place at Smale Riverfront Park in honor of a former civil rights activist. The statue represents Marian A. Spencer, a community icon who died in 2019. Despite her passing, Spencer’s legacy lives on in many ways. Many community and city officials spoke […]

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Buddy Rabaya, 58, activist owner of mobile home Santee, community icon

HEALTH – Seniors living in mobile home parks in Santee have lost their most passionate supporter, and the City of Santee is going through a collective grief with the passing of one of its most involved citizens, Buddy Rabaya. Rabaya, a Santee resident since 2007 who was named “2018 Citizen of the Year” by the […]