Activist community

Kayleigh Pepper – how a self-proclaimed community hero destroyed the last shred of trust in grieving families

The very last thing Kayleigh Pepper’s victims thought was that she was robbing them. A self-proclaimed community activist fighting knife crime and raising funds to support victims’ families, Kayleigh reaffirmed what little faith in humanity was left to those bereaved by the violence. For more real life stories, click here After all, she was a […]

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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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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 […]

Activist state

Remembering the 1970 Jackson State shooting

On the first day of Black History Month, more than a dozen historically black colleges and universities across the country received bomb threatsinserting a wave of hate into a time meant for reflection and celebration. “It’s not really surprising to me just because how many events have we seen happen in places where black people […]

Activist state

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 […]

Activist countries

“Pakistan Ranked Among Worst Performing Countries in Cigarette Tax Scorecard” – Journal

ISLAMABAD: Poor households in Pakistan spend a higher proportion of their budget on tobacco than wealthy households, which translates into less spending on basic needs. Due to unchanged and low tobacco taxes, Pakistan was ranked among the worst performing countries in the Tobacconomics Cigarette Tax Scorecard which assessed the strength of tax systems. This was […]

Activist community

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 […]

Activist state

The State Fair of Texas at the time of segregation

Editor’s note: Go back to Dallas Morning News Archive. the Texas State Fair began in 1886, and with it came segregation. For many years black visitors were not allowed to attend except on designated days. In the 1950s, fair protests against segregation began to take place in the form of pickets and boycotts. In 1960, […]

Activist countries

El-Sissi hails WHO decision on vaccine technology for African countries

DUBAI: Photographer and activist Lana Haroun, 34, was in Khartoum in 2019, at the epicenter of Sudan’s revolution. She helped document the rage and optimism of the movement that ended dictator Omar Bashir’s 30-year rule in April of that year. Like thousands of Sudanese who had long dreamed of political change, Haroun was hopeful as […]

Activist countries

The race to net zero requires countries to adopt robust and credible net zero goals that are genuine, not greenwash, says leading expert

NEW YORK (WEB PR) February 15, 2022 In a new interview with CMRubinWorld, John Lang, who manages the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit’s NetZero Tracker, talks to CM Rubin (founder of CMRubinWorld) about the global race to Net Zero. Lang specializes in communicating climate science and policy to the public. The world must reduce […]

Activist community

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. […]

Activist state

Once Lebanon’s glamorous center, Hamra Street goes dark

Michel Eid, 88, works at his music store on Hamra Street in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. From his small music store, Eid has witnessed the rise and fall of Lebanon in through the changing fortunes of this famous boulevard. for over 60 years. Hamra Street was once home to the best cinemas in […]

Activist company

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 […]

Activist community

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 […]