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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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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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CT children have the opportunity to learn about the state’s legal system through a virtual program

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – Children in Connecticut have a unique opportunity to learn about the state’s legal system and various social justice issues. This is done interactively through the Kids Court Academy program. “It really teaches you a lot and shows you what you know about the law,” said Saige Edwards. Saige is in fifth […]

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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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Malawi: Violent criminals defy police as security firm boss urges vigilance

A resurgence of violent criminal gangs is unleashed, defying the Malawi Police with a “Catch us if you can” message, prompting the Malawi Law Society (MLS) to desperately demand maximum protection for all citizens. MLS chairman Patrick Mpaka made the call in an interview after a number of lawyers were brutally attacked in their homes […]

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Wright family and activists see injustice in Potter’s sentence

FILE – This photo provided by Ben Crump Law, PLLC., shows Daunte Wright and her son, Daunte Jr., at her first birthday party. Kim Potter, the former Minneapolis suburban police officer who said she mistook her handgun for her Taser when she killed Daunte Wright, is scheduled to be sentenced on Friday, February 18, 2022. […]

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Opera company rethinks Beethoven’s ‘Fidelio’ in light of Black Lives Matter

Kelly Griffin and Derrell Acon in Heartbeat Opera’s production of Beethoven’s ‘Fidelio’. Photo: Russ Rowland A man is imprisoned for his political activities, along with countless other victims of the same injustice. The blame lies with a specific bad actor, but the problems are also clearly systemic. Those charged with enforcing this system may not […]

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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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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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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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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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The Right to be Free – OZY

On this day in 1990, the great Nelson Mandela was released after spending 27 years in various South African prisons. A famous civil rights activist, the country’s first black head of state and an inspiration to many, the actions of him and his peers in the African National Congress were directly linked to the end […]

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Internship and Volunteer Opportunities Available Through CALPIRG – Sonoma State Star

If you are passionate about the environment and social justice, students are encouraged to take a stand for what you believe in with the California Public Interest Research Group. The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) in Sonoma State offers student internship and volunteer opportunities, with both in-person and virtual options. CALPIRG Students is a […]

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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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WITNESS-What I learned from photographing the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu | Top countries

(Reuters) – My earliest memories of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu come from newspaper clippings and video recordings of foreign news reports smuggled into South Africa by dissidents to evade censorship. As an activist allied with the African National Congress, the Archbishop was banned from the heavily controlled white minority government media. In the smuggled tapes, […]