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Leigh Meyer, Belfast Site Manager and Global Head of FXLM at Citi, spoke about the importance of diversity in the workplace. (Stephen Hamilton) Community groups came together to discuss the future of LGBTQ+ rights in Northern Ireland at a community lunch hosted by Citi in partnership with PinkNews. Citi representatives, PinkNewsThe Rainbow Project, Cara-Friend, HERe […]

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Lulu Mall denies employing 80% of a single community

Lucknow, July 18 (IANS): The management of the Lulu shopping center in Lucknow has strongly denied the allegation that workers from only one community were employed there. Jai Kumar Gangadhar, Regional Manager of Lulu India Shopping Mall Pvt, said in a statement that “the consumer is paramount to us. Our establishment conducts business within […]

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Community Scoop » Bay of Plenty Regional Councilor to Rally Maori Party

Press release – The Maori Party Outgoing Bay of Plenty Regional Councilor Toi Kai Rkau Iti will campaign for re-election to his Kohi constituency seat under the Mori Party ticket. As an independent, Councilor Iti believes he has succeeded alongside the other two constituencies in the region… Outgoing Bay of Plenty Regional Councilor Toi Kai […]

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Buffalo’s Tops Supermarket reopens as fear and trauma continue to grip the community | VIDEO

* (CNN) – Garnell Whitfield is still dealing with the trauma of losing his mother to racist abuse at a Buffalo supermarket. Whitfield said the ensuing mass shootings and the refusal of Republican lawmakers to support much tougher gun laws made the task even more difficult to handle. He also worries that many elected officials […]

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“People are scared.” Buffalo supermarket to reopen as fear still grips the community

Whitfield said the ensuing mass shootings and Republican lawmakers’ refusal to support tougher gun laws made the task even more difficult to handle. He also worries that many elected officials and religious institutions have remained silent about the impact of white supremacy. “You go from being sad and missing your loved one to being really […]

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Sydney WorldPride responds to community outrage over ticket prices

Image: Sydney World Pride Facebook Sydney WorldPride has responded to criticism over ticket prices, particularly for the centerpiece of the human rights conference which runs from March 1-3 at the ICC. Sydney WorldPride 2023 confirmed star gazer that they will have a resolution to community concerns regarding ticket prices for the conference, which is expected […]

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New Festival Honors Poet Laureate, Author, Activist and Community Leader of Syracuse Jackie Warren-Moore

As long as someone says your name, you never leave, said Jackie Warren-Moore to her youngest daughter, Mia Moore. And Warren-Moore’s legacy will live on, as the Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company (PRPAC) has created a festival to honor her life and work as a writer, columnist, activist, community leader and poet laureate. from Onondaga […]

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Jill Biden’s apology to the Latino community seriously split Twitter

First Lady Jill Biden’s press secretary, Michael LaRosa, tweeted on the morning of July 12, “The First Lady apologizes that her words conveyed anything other than pure admiration and love for the Latino community.” Some Twitter users expressed disappointment that the apology came through Biden’s press secretary rather than posting the statement on his own […]

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‘Things are not normal’: Community leaders respond to Winnipeg police chief’s comments on crime

Winnipeg community leaders are calling for new approaches following Chief Danny Smyth’s comments on Friday that crime levels in the city are “not new.” Concern over violent crime as a problem was sparked after a spate of violent acts at The Forks in the week leading up to the start of July. Smyth said calls […]

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Government and police urged to sit down with community leaders to find solutions to gun crime

A social activist and former Minister for Social Transformation has suggested government and police officials sit down with ‘bloc’ leaders across the island to find solutions to the recent spike in gun crime fire. Hamilton Lashley offered this recommendation because he insisted that the top-down approach to the problem is not efficient. He said a […]

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Bolton Pride 2022: Why Pride is so important to the LGBTQ+ community

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first Pride rally in the UK. The very first Pride event took place in New York City on June 28, 1970, organized by bisexual activist Brenda Howard in response to the Stonewall Riots that took place on the same day the previous year. New York police raided […]

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Community comes together to mourn the death of 14-year-old Tacoma

Community activists, local politicians and devastated Tacoma residents shouted chants of “Whose Street? Our street! and “Stop the Violence!” as they walked down a car-free hilltop street Thursday night in support of the family of Iyana Ussery, a 14-year-old Tacoma man who was murdered on Wednesday. Tacoma Cease Fire, a grassroots organization that promotes nonviolence […]

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Community groups hold Akron police to account

AKRON, Ohio — A group of activists held a press conference in Akron Thursday at 11 a.m. to hold Akron police to account. Watch the press conference live in the video player below: Community organizers hold press conference to hold Akron police to account The Freedom BLOC, including Reverend Ray Green Jr., as well as […]

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Cross-community food aid festival aims to fill pantries and fill fridges

Music lovers unite! WBEZ, Suburban Unity Alliance and Harmonica Dunn have joined forces to sponsor the first annual Food Aid Festival to benefit Oak Park Community Fridge, Beyond Hunger, A House in Austin, Austin Coming Together, Best of Proviso Township and Westchester Food Pantry. Scheduled for July 22 and 23, the event features two venues […]

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In the Jewish community of Highland Park, few are spared from the deadly mass shootings

This story was produced in collaboration with Jewish Chicago: The JUF Magazine. HIGHLAND PARK, Illinois (JTA) – Bright Bowls opened on July 4 in the main shopping district of Highland Park, and its owners, Lindsay and Matt Meltzer, were ready for a busy day. Lindsay had quit her job at the Jewish United Fund of […]

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Community activist uses vacation to address issues affecting African Americans – WSB-TV Channel 2

Community activist uses his vacation to address issues affecting African Americans ATLANTA – Channel 2 “Gets Real” about the 4th of July race and vacation. A local community activist gathered supporters on Monday to address serious issues affecting the black community at an event called “All-Black Celebration.” “Unfortunately, on July 4, 1776, black people were […]

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The gal-dem guide to creating a community kitchen

As the UK’s cost of living crisis worsens, more and more people are struggling to put food on the table. The number of food insecure households has doubled since January 2020, while food bank use has increased exponentially under successive Conservative governments, growing from less than 70,000 food bank users in 2010 to more than […]

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Sadiq Khan says LGBTQ+ community ‘cannot be complacent’ in fight for equality

London Major Sadiq Khan says it’s important to recognize the LGBTQ+ community and its allies “cannot be complacent” as hate continues to thrive around the world. (Getty/Chris J Ratcliffe) Sadiq Khan has said the LGBTQ+ community and its allies “cannot be complacent” in the fight for equality as the capital celebrates London Pride. The Mayor […]

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Givenchy Parfums celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community with a new NFT illustration

Givenchy Parfums is joining forces with the LGBTQIA+ community by creating a new NFT digital work that will be sold for the benefit of the association Le MAG Jeunes LGBT+ (Movement for the Affirmation of Young LGBT Individuals) founded in Paris in 1985. made in partnership with London gallerist and LGBTQIA+ activist Amar Singh […]

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Assess the needs and concerns of the HIV community regarding the long COVID

COVID-19 and the long COVID continue to impact people’s lives, including those living with HIV. A recent survey, report and webinar assessed the concerns of the HIV community regarding COVID-19 and offered community leaders recommendations to meet the needs of the HIV population at this point in history. Entitled “Resourcing the HIV Community to Cope […]

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Community Voices: Columbia County Celebrates Pride | New

A local advocacy group’s first Pride celebration held special significance over the weekend as the first step toward increasing LGBTQ+ representation in Columbia County. At 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, a small crowd gathered in the courthouse square in downtown St. Helens, displaying rainbow flags and colorful signs. Protesters hold signs in the Columbia […]

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Dems takes steps to codify Roe v Wade protections in PA | Community News

Seven members of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus circulated a memo Friday afternoon taking steps to codify into state law the personal right to make health and reproductive decisions, including the access to safe and legal abortions. The co-sponsorship memo was released by State Senators Katie Muth (D-Montgomery/Chester/Berks), Amanda Cappelletti (D-Montgomery/Delaware), Lindsey Williams (D-Allegheny), Maria […]

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Sproul Plaza abortion rights rally unites community

Protesters gathered at Sproul Plaza on Saturday evening to support the right to accessible abortions. About 150 people gathered on the steps of Sproul Hall at 6 p.m. with signs reading “Drop the Supreme Court”, “Reproductive rights are human rights!” and “My body my choice.” Green-shirted organizers handed out pamphlets explaining the impact of the […]

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Hartford Community Prayer Service seeks safety for city’s youth over summer – Hartford Courant

Hartford – A longtime violence prevention activist, Brother Carl Hardrick recalled a young man he was called to see at Saint Francis Hospital. He went upstairs and saw the poor state the young man was in. After seeing him, Hardwick sensed how serious his condition was and even told the doctor that he didn’t think […]

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Former Indian community leader Dr Abraham Kollaman dies aged 74

Dr. Abraham Kollamana, a longtime resident of Qatar, died on Saturday. The 74-year-old died in his hometown of Thiruvalla in southern Kerala. Sources close to his family said he was undergoing treatment for kidney failure. Dr Abraham, who had been an active presence in community activities in Qatar, left Doha in 2019 after retiring from […]

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Monkeypox and the gay community

Monkeypox and the gay community This weekend marks the end of Pride Month, as cities across the country hold events to celebrate the LGBTQ community. It’s also a difficult time for public health: a global outbreak of monkeypox is concerning, with many cases clustered around men who have sex with men. The experts are now […]

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Rural Community Assistance Corporation and EDF Open Applications for 2022 Water Leadership Institute in Tulare and Kern counties

(WEST SACRAMENTO, CA – June 23, 2022) The Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have launched the 2022 Water Leadership Institute for communities in the Tule Sub-Basin in Tulare and Kern Counties to acquire skills and knowledge to make informed, innovative and equitable water decisions. The Institute seeks to empower […]

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App State Community Celebrates Juneteenth – The Appalachian

App State students, faculty, and staff gathered on June 15 to attend a college event honoring Juneteenth. The event included a unity vigil; a discussion with App State Police on relations with students, professors and the police; and a “Lunch-Learning” presentation by Rodney Dawson, an education curator at the Greensboro Museum of History. The events […]

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A community activist writes an educational children’s book

For 14 months, Terrill Haigler was a sanitation worker in Philadelphia, living mostly as an anonymous figure in the city, picking up trash daily until his Instagram posts brought him national attention for his activism. Now, he’s an internet and local sensation known as “Ya Fav Trashman”, CEO of YaFavTrashman, LLC, and founder of the […]

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Framingham public art installation reflects the diversity of the community

A girl standing defiantly in front of a bulla parade of colorful cows dotting the streets of the city and the often photographed i amsterdam sign are all public art installations that reflect the communities around them – art is defined by the city, and the city may one day be defined by art. Now […]

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Missionaries help the Community activist in Thurso

The two missionaries place new trees on a plot near the Thurso pond. A community activist from Thurso spoke of his joy at being helped in his green thumb activities by two young missionaries from the United States. Alexander Glasgow is well known for bringing color to Thurso with his roses and flower baskets, but […]

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William Way LGBT Community Center to Host Art Exhibit and Memorial Ceremony to Honor Philadelphians Lost to the AIDS Crisis

A public display and memorial ceremony will commemorate the lives of those who died early in Philadelphia’s AIDS crisis, as the William Way LGBT Community Center wraps up its “Remembrance” project later this month. “Gone and For Ever” is a public memorial which will be exhibited at the Center from Tuesday June 21 to Saturday […]

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Boston Pride returns to the community

The Boston Pop-Up Pride was Sunday. (Photo: Edie Bresler) Boston Pop-Up Pride took place on Sunday, to the surprise and delight of crowds of revelers who gathered on Boston Common. When Boston Pride was disbanded last July, a coalition of activists and groups from the LGBTQ+ community stepped up and got busy. They’ve reimagined a […]

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Canoga Pop, an art walk for downtown Canoga Park businesses, brings the community together – Daily News

Artist Anthony Cruz marks his art at Canoga Pop, an art walk on the sidewalks of Sherman Way between Topanga Canyon Boulevard and Canoga Avenue on Thursday, June 16, 2022. Visitors could see approximately 130 artists, listen to music support local businesses and restaurants. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Artist Rebecca Kovach […]

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How our community stopped an immigration raid

On a Saturday morning in early June, our community in South East London showed up and demonstrated what solidarity looks like. Together we withstood an immigration raid in Peckham, and our neighbor was released. At 11 a.m. on the 11 In June I saw two immigration vans parked outside my building on Queens Road Peckham, […]

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Indian LGBTQIA Movies Everyone Should Watch

Admittedly, Indian cinema has not offered audiences a plethora of progressive films about the LGBTQIA+ community. But some Indian films have indeed broken down barriers and started a conversation on the subject, creating greater awareness and hopefully leading to greater acceptance of people from the LGBTQIA+ community. So here we list a few, which are […]

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Confronting Jew Hatred and Supporting Israel focuses on JNF event

Leonard Wizmur, Co-Chair of JNF’s Spirit of Israel Community Brunch, delivered the keynote address. Virag Gulyas spent the first years of his life in Soviet-occupied Hungary. It was fed a constant diet of propaganda portraying Israel and the Jews as evil. She believed it. Today, non-Jewish Gulyas is a pro-Israel activist and NYC coordinator for […]

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Community activist Ja’Mal Green joins Chicago mayoral race

In April 2021, Mayor Lori Lightfoot took to Twitter to shoot down what she called “homophobic, racist and misogynistic rumors” about her personal life that community activist Ja’Mal Green helped spread. In a tweet for which he has long apologized, Green said, “Lori Lightfoot is stepping down tomorrow in a stunning end to her position […]

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Neighborhood Guardian Facebook groups aim to increase safety and community

New neighborhood digital watch groups are underway in Milan. Chuck Henson, who has created several Facebook pages, along with group director Linda Hocker, is looking for neighbors to join the new Neighborhood Guardians Facebook groups. They invite entire neighborhoods or involved additions “to start making Milan a friendlier and safer place to live, one neighborhood […]

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Community leaders hold event to help heal town from gun violence

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Baton Rouge residents are frustrated with the city’s deadly gun violence; however, some people in the community feel optimistic. “You can never lose hope. You always have to be vigilant. You always have to have a positive attitude towards things,” said Redell Norman, executive director of The Resistance. Norman, along […]

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National policy finds its way into SD education legislation | Community

The extent to which national political movements influence South Dakota’s legislative priorities was rarely more apparent than during a House Education Committee hearing in Pierre in early February 2022. On the agenda was House Bill 1337, one of several educational measures introduced by Governor Kristi Noem to keep critical race theory and “intrinsically divisive concepts” […]

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Delaware lawmakers refuse to override cannabis legalization veto

A motion to override Democratic Gov. John Carney’s veto of a key cannabis legalization bill, House Bill 371, was defeated by members of the Delaware House late last night. The vote was 20 yes, 20 no and 1 not voting. “We salute Rep. Osienski’s dedication to this crucial criminal justice reform and the pursuit of […]

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Community pilots: Sandals team clean up with school support

Team members from the Sandals Resorts Montego Bay area cleaned more than 400 pounds of trash from a section of the beach and sidewalks in the nearby White House community on Tuesday as part of the initiative to ongoing community support from the company and in particular to mark World Oceans Day 2022 in June. […]

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For Pride, Governor Hochul has a chance to protect the LGBTQ+ community

I wouldn’t be alive and thriving in my career as a designer if it weren’t for the help provided by a healthcare facility with a safety net. When I walked through the doors of Callen Lorde Community Health Center in 2000, I was struggling. I had attempted suicide twice. I needed help – and fast. […]

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How our community can support our transgender and non-binary youth

North Jersey Pride is hosting a talk on June 8 to answer questions we all have Do you want to support your child in a gender-wide way, but you are not sure how? Are you confused by the terminology? Do you have questions about gender transition, but you don’t know who to contact? Attend a […]

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New organization seeks to give a voice to the LGBTQ+ community | Letters to the Editor

Pride has its roots in the kind of good trouble the late John Lewis suggested was sometimes necessary. One night in June 1969 – and the weeks that followed – LGBTQ+ activists (mostly transwomen of color, like the iconic Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera and Miss Major Griffin-Gracy) were at the forefront of these riots, […]

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Make history part of Iowa’s June 19 community celebrations

June 19, 1865 is the day enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas learned they were free – 2½ years after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth, observed on June 19, not only commemorates freedom, but honors and celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans. Although former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack signed legislation making […]

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Old Monroe bids farewell to community activist, 14-year-old pastor Kasevich | winfieldold-monroefoley-new

Old Monroe, Missouri – “The harvest is plentiful but the laborers are few” – Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Former Old Monroe resident Michael Kasevich has known this truth since becoming a layperson in 1991. In honor of his final labors in ministry and his efforts to call others into the harvest, St. Paul’s UCOC (United […]

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New podcast shines a light on rural BC Doukhobor community, cult leader’s legacy

A new podcast shines a light on an ethno-religious group that called British Columbia’s Kootenay region home for more than a century, and the legacy of their leader, who died in what has been described as one of Canada’s greatest unsolved mysteries. In May, the Columbia Basin Trust and Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine launched Headwaters: […]

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Black Pride: Representing the black LGBTQ+ community for 30 years

By Deborah Bailey, AFRO DC Editor June is LGBTQ Pride Month – a celebration and commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City, organized to resist police harassment and general persecution of the LGBTQ community. “Pride Month is a celebration of our progress, but should also be an acknowledgment of the work that […]

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Activists call for community solutions to prevent violence

INDIANAPOLIS — As the country is caught up in the debate over what to do about mass shooting after mass shooting, some are looking to politicians for answers and solutions. Meanwhile, community activists here in Indy are working on their own solutions from a community-based approach. “We have so many people with a lot to […]

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Sydney WorldPride 2023 will showcase the city’s iconic venues and celebrate the LGBT community: Kate Wickett

“This will be an LGBTQI event the size of which has never been staged in the Southern Hemisphere before,” proclaims Sydney WorldPride 2023 CEO Kate Wickett. Usually, WorldPride takes place during Pride Month in June. In the southern hemisphere, we do things a little differently. From February 17 to March 5 next year, Sydney WorldPride […]

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Ghanaians react after community allegedly publicly whips couple with leaked sex tape

Where is this photo from? Ghana Police June 1, 2022, 11:29 AM NDT New Informate 25 minutes wey don pass Ghanaians react to the flogging of a young man and woman after some youths flogged them for Waa Naa Palace for allegedly filming a sex act which later leaked. Inside flogging video we are going […]

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Sudbury’s Indigenous Community Pays Tribute to Lost Lives

By Mia Jensen Journalist of the Local Journalism Initiative A year after the unmarked graves of 215 residential school students were discovered in Kamloops, British Columbia, members of Sudbury’s Indigenous community came together to reflect and remember the children who never came home. Dressed in ribbon skirts and orange shirts with the words “Every Child […]

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Community Milestones | Lifestyles | journalnow.com

Activities The second annual Winston-Salem Police Foundation event, Operation Protect & Serve, was held May 19 at the Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem. This event celebrated the Winston-Salem Police Department community while raising awareness of the important community building work underway with support from the foundation. The evening program included recognition of WSPD Officer of […]

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A dream job at the crossroads of fine arts and community recreation | Local News

Sarah Zahn, Arts and Youth Enrichment Specialist at Madison School & Community Recreation, points out some of the names of children who helped paint the “Old Woman in a Shoe” slide which is painted by Art staff Cart every summer in Vilas Park. AMBER ARNOLD, STATE NEWSPAPER Sarah Zahn knew she had found her dream […]

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Middlefield Banc to Acquire Community Bank Liberty Bancshares in $64.4M Deal

Middlefield Banc Corp. (NASDAQ: MBCN) announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Liberty Bancshares Inc. (OTC Markets: LBSI), a community bank headquartered in Ada, Ohio. Middlefield is the holding company of The Middlefield Banking Co., while Liberty operates National Liberty Bank. The combination builds on Middlefield’s presence in the Columbus market while adding […]

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Caribbean American community activist humbled by landslide victory

Caribbean American community activist Monique Chandler-Waterman said on Wednesday she was “humbled” by her landslide victory in the special election in the 58 three-way raceand New York State Assembly District in Brooklyn. “The 58th Assembly District has a new Assemblyman!” exclaimed the daughter of Jamaican and Barbadian immigrants. “I’m honored that the community has placed […]

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Transgender community reacts to new Bee Love homicide development

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. — A development in the Bee Love homicide case from 2019 that could bring justice to her loved ones and even Southwest Florida’s transgender community as a whole. The Hendry County Sheriff’s Office has received a tip on where a possible weapon may be found in connection with the homicide. If found, […]

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Art collectives in Assam give voice to community stories of the river

“No man walks twice in the same river, because it is not the same river and it is not the same man” Perhaps Heraclitus, the ancient Greek philosopher from the city of Ephesus was referring to the constant change in human life and what better example can be there than a flowing and flowing river […]

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Detroit schools bolster civics course by including people of color, community engagement ⋆ Michigan Advance

During a social studies class at the all-girls Detroit International Academy, 10th graders learned last week about a historic student protest that occurred in April 1966 at Detroit Northern High School. The students took turns reading passages via laptop and discussing the incident with their teacher on Wednesday. They learned that northern students, who were […]

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US Embassy in Islamabad criticized for posting on Twitter about LGBTQ+ community

Last week, the US Embassy in Islamabad came under fire online for a Twitter post advocating for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. The US Embassy in Islamabad released a social media post attesting to support for the LGBTQ+ community that drew condemnation from Pakistani Twitter users. “Mission Pakistan strives to strengthen and support the […]

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On the importance of drag shows in the LGBTQ community [column] | Local voices

The angel story I was born in 2005 in Lancaster County. I grew up in a Puerto Rican family with a mother, father, abuela (grandmother) and two sisters who come occasionally on weekends. Our household is predominantly heteronormative, meaning being straight is definitely the preferred sexual orientation. Growing up, I never had an interest in […]

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‘Your community supports you:’ College, career support in City Heights

San Diego organizations and leaders came together Saturday to provide City Heights residents with much-needed support at a college and career fair. Held at Herbert Hoover High School, “The Village United” fair featured various academic and professional workshops and resources on basic needs for high school students, as well as adults hardest hit by the […]

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Queens neighborhood on edge after recent attacks on South Richmond Hill Sikh community

SOUTH RICHMOND HILL, Queens (WABC) – It’s been more than a week since the incident and Ms Kaur rarely leaves the house. She was shaking in fear as she told Eyewitness News what happened around 12.30pm last Thursday. Ms Kaur was walking home from the Sikh temple when a black SUV approached her on 114th […]

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A conservative community activist | News

Smart, ambitious, community-minded. These are words those who know Regan Deering use to describe the candidate for the Republican nomination in the 13th Congressional District, an eel-shaped district that stretches from East St. Louis to Springfield to Decatur and is ends in Champaign-Urbana. But as soon as her name comes up, something else is often […]

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Berkley community tries to find solutions to gun violence after shots are fired at vigil for man killed in shooting

NORFOLK, Va. – The Berkley community continues to mourn after a shooting at a vigil for a recently killed young man. Marvin Milton’s family was holding a memorial on May 15 when people got out of a car and fired about 12 shots, witnesses said. At present, it remains unclear where the bullets came from […]

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Buffalo residents mourn loved ones and a community’s refuge

BUFFALO, New York — Phylicia Dove can’t hold back tears as she talks about the massacre that destroyed her community’s shelter in Buffalo’s Masten Park neighborhood. “Tops Market was a place of community, a safe space for us to meet, talk, be together,” she told CNN. “There’s no one here who hasn’t visited this Tops. […]

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Community leaders hold a rally, calling for a peaceful end to violence across the city

DETROIT – Community leaders gathered on Detroit’s east side to call for a peaceful end to the violence across the city. The group consisted of the Detroit 300, members of the Detroit Police Department, representatives of Detroit City Council members, Minister Malik Shabazz, Maurice “Pastor Mo” Hardwick and many others. This was all part of […]

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American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, community organizer and activist Mistah Fab Net Worth: How old is Mistah?

The Life and Times of Mistah Fab Mistah Fab was born on January 23, 1982, in the United States, and is a popular rapper. Rapper Stanley Cox, born Stanley Cox, was an important player in Oakland’s underground hip-hop community. He is Aquarius by zodiac sign, according to fortune tellers. Life imprisonment was imposed on his […]

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Full Circle Moments for Howard University’s Fine Arts Community at 2022 Graduation

By Deborah Bailey, AFRO DC News Editor Generations of Howard’s fine arts community demonstrated how the torch has passed to the famed HBCU, both on the podium and in the audience at Howard University’s 154th launch celebrated on May 7. Taraji P. Henson, Howard University alumnus, Oscar-winning actress, producer and director, has returned to the […]

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Queens and New York community calls for freedom for wrongfully accused man ahead of 97th court appearance

On the morning of May 10, about 30 protesters gathered on the steps of Queens County Criminal Court in New York to demand that District Attorney Melinda Katz drop all charges against 22-year-old Prakash Churaman. Desis Rising Up and Moving organized the rally, which was attended by the Party for Socialism and Liberation, How Our […]

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Louisville Community Leaders Express Concern Over Teen Violence

Within days, three teenagers were charged in two separate homicide cases. Activists say that while the problem is not new, it is becoming more widespread. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After seeing three Louisville teenagers charged with murder in just days, concerned community leaders say early intervention in children’s lives is more important than ever. On Monday, […]

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Community responds to leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade – The Williams Record

The student-led event took place on the steps of the Paresky Center. (Kitt Urdang/The Williams Disc) On Friday afternoon, a group of about 50 students and city residents gathered on the steps of the Paresky Center to show their support for abortion rights and take action to protect reproductive freedoms. an initial draft of a […]

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Yiaga Africa launches community organizing training for young civic leaders

Yiaga Africa on Monday, May 9, started community organizing training for young civic leaders in West Africa The curriculum was adopted from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Leadership, Organizing, and Doing Curriculum The initiative had around 40 participants across the sub-region and is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy FCT, Abuja – Cynthia […]

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The photo exhibition invites viewers to “discover your door”

Patricia San Pedro is pictured with one of her ‘Doorway’ photos. Doors to the world open with the opening of a photo exhibit by local artist Patricia San Pedro in May at Gally by Art Labbe 2522 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables (305-319-0190). The “Discover Your Door” exhibition, with opening parties on May 12, […]

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Saratoga Community News for the week of May 13 – The Mercury News

An SHS student appointed to the working group Saratoga High School student Anushka Tadikonda is one of three students from Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian’s district recently appointed to the county’s youth task force. As a student at Saratoga High School, Tadikonda’s passion for activism led her to become an ambassador for March for […]

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How One Napa Winery is redefining luxury

Cultural construction of luxury is a litmus test for a society’s achievements and concerns. It evolves over time, shifting consumer behavior towards conscious know-how and goal-oriented acquisition of goods and services. While the global pandemic has hit the hospitality industry the hardest, its luxury segment has shown resilience. He supported much-needed economic recovery efforts around […]

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HBCUs strengthen their support for the LGBTQ+ community

Dr. Steve D. Mobley Jr., assistant professor of higher education at the University of Alabama and expert on the LGBTQ+ experience in HBCUs.Historically, many HBCUs have had a conservative reputation that has led queer and transgender students to feel marginalized. Some of these students faced homophobic violence as evidenced by the beating of Gregory Love […]

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Community of North Bellport, NY demands closure of toxic landfill and repairs

On April 30, approximately 75 members of the North Bellport, New York, Long Island community held a rally and vigil at Frank P. Long Middle School to demand the closure of the nearby Brookhaven landfill. The action was organized by the Brookhaven Landfill Action and Remediation Group with the Party for Socialism and Liberation in […]

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Nevada City community growing frustrated with ongoing PG&E work – CBS Sacramento

NEVADA CITY (CBS13) — Pacific Gas and Electric and the community of Nevada City have clashed over the past two years after the utility company downed hundreds of trees that kept small businesses from operating. In an effort to protect the area from wildfires, PG&E is working to underground some of its power lines. But […]

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In the Kherson region, invaders kidnap the head of the Chorobaivka community, his deputy

In the Kherson region of southern Ukraine, Russian invaders kidnapped the head of the territorial community of Chornobivka and his deputy. It was announced on Facebook by the deputy chairman of the Kherson district council, Stanislav Troshyn, reports Ukrinform. “The chairman and deputy chairman of the legendary territorial community of Chornobayivka in the Kherson district […]

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Rewrite history and reveal the truth

Lawyer/director Jeffery Robinson Lawyer/filmmaker Jeffery Robinson discusses the real history of anti-black racism in the United States on Ben & Jerry’s podcast, “Into the Mix” SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont, April 29, 2022—Jeffery Robinson, who just released his searing new documentary about the history of anti-black racism in the United States, is the latest guest on Ben […]

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Every Community Star You Probably Didn’t Know Starred In Rick & Morty

Throughout its six seasons, “Community” has boasted a variety of guest appearances and regular appearances from high-profile and established cast members. A good number of them have also appeared in “Rick and Morty” over the years. Perhaps the most obvious is Keith David, who appeared in the final season of “Community” as Elroy Patashnik, a […]

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Newport News police chief and community activist call on young people to complete survey

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Gun violence in Hampton Roads continues to be an issue community leaders seek to address. At Newport News, a community inquiry has been launched to hear from families and develop policy. The deadline for completing the survey is Sunday. You can only complete the 36-question survey if you live in Newport […]

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Syracuse neighbors speak about community-police relations at town hall

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) – About 30 Syracuse neighbors gathered Friday night at Tucker Missionary Baptist Church for a town hall on community and police relations nearly two weeks after an 8-year-old child years old was placed in the back of a police car for stealing a bag of crisps. Town hall organizer and community activist […]

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‘Critical Community’: A look back at Pomona’s stories of Asian American mentorship and activism

Asian American History Month will begin in May, but the history of student space activism has a much longer history. (Courtesy of Julia Catolico) CW: mentions of violence, suicide The history of Asian American activism in the 7Cs is rich, but little known to the student body. Like other affinity groups on campus, Asian American […]

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White House: ban on menthol cigarettes does not discriminate against black community

White House press secretary Jen Psaki disputed allegations raised Thursday that President Joe Biden’s proposed ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars unfairly targets the black community. PSAKI opened Thursday’s press briefing by touting new rules proposed by the Food and Drug Administration, which it said would help “enforce regulations around what stores sell and […]

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By Patrice Marshall McKenzie Educator and Community Advocate

“No one is free until everyone is free.” These are the words spoken by legendary activist and organizer Fannie Lou Hamer in 1971 as she addressed the National Women’s Political Caucus. In this concurrent speech, Hamer shared how black and white women should work together toward freedom for all. In some cases, black people sometimes […]