Tag Archives: young people

Volunteers Wanted for Cleanups, Community Giveaway | News

the Jenkins-Donelson Foundationa nonprofit that provides food and necessities to those in need, will be hosting a community giveaway on Sunday, March 27 from 1-4 p.m. at the Juke Box Diner, 8637 Sudley Road in Manassas. Volunteers are needed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to help set up, unload …

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Bringing personal finance into the Generation Z classroom

“If it’s mandated, everyone gets access,” said Rebecca Maxcy, director of the Financial Education Initiative at the University of Chicago. updated Mar 18, 2022 9:32pm ET While progress among states is encouraging, there is still more work to be done, said Nan J. Morrison, president and executive director of the …

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From then to now for the LGBT community

Twenty years ago, Jenny Bell was living “in the closet” as a married man with three children. Bell felt quite lost in a community that lacked accessible resources, education, and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. In 2002, Perceptions was launched. providing education, resources, networking and advocacy …

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Philly anti-violence grant funds are too hard to come by, nonprofits say

Support for small non-profits The city provided two liaisons to help recipients with repayments and purchases, which some nonprofit groups said they found helpful when filing their expenses. But how well an organization can navigate the process depends a lot on the size of the organization, how much money it …

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Philly AIDS Thrift awards over $300,000 in grants for HIV prevention and support

By Michele Zipkin PHILADELPHIA CREAM – Philly AIDS Thrift (PAT) and Philly AIDS Thrift at Giovanni’s Room recently awarded $300,035 in grants to 27 organizations and initiatives in the Delaware Valley that provide HIV prevention, care and support services. To date, PAT management has donated $3.6 million to community organizations. …

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Elections in Goa: Give us water, electricity, better roads, new voters say | Goa News

PANAJI: With the third wave of Covid-19 pushing lectures into virtual mode and impending exams straining their brains, students in Goa may currently be under academic stress. Despite this, their minds are clear when it comes to choosing a leader in their respective constituencies. “We have candidates who promise us …

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Resilient Community Arts expands access to art for low-income families

EASTHAMPTON – While it may be believed that ‘art is for everyone’, unfortunately not everyone has access to the opportunities that art provides. But Maddie McDougall hopes to change that in Pioneer Valley with the help of her new nonprofit Resilient Community Arts. The organization, which moved into Suite 44 …

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Cowboys award $250,000 to install new football field at Cedar Crest Community Center – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Dallas Cowboys, through the National Football League Foundation’s Grassroots program, awarded $250,000 to Behind Every Door to install an artificial turf soccer field at Cedar Crest Community Center in the South Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas. Cedar Crest Community Center, formerly owned by the Salvation Army, has been a …

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Flintshire: Community group supporting vulnerable people will receive nearly £100,000

A COMMUNITY group will receive almost £100,000 in funding to help continue supporting vulnerable young people in the Flintshire area. 1125 CIC – which offers a weekly program of engagement activities for vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Flintshire – has successfully applied for £99,860 in funding from the National …

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Another violence switch killed in Baltimore as community reeling from gun violence

A man who worked on the front lines to prevent gun violence in Baltimore, Maryland, was fatally shot Wednesday night in a quadruple shooting on E. Monument Street in the McElderry Park neighborhood. DaShawn McGrier, 29, from Baltimore, worked as a violence interrupter for Safe Streets and is the third …

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Kodaikanal’s Inclusive Smrithsonian Bommais Modeling Female Icons – The New Indian Express

Express press service Kalpana Chawla, Savitribai Phule, Maya Angelou, Frida Kahlo, Sarla Thakral, Phoolan Devi and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Pass Barbie, hello Bommai (Traditional Tamil doll). Really, why bother with a plastic molded Barbie when your kids can have a famous personality to play with? Check out The Smritisonian of …

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Limiting payday loan installments is bad news for those who need them

Kent Emperor | The Detroit News Late last year, the so-called “Michiganders for Fair Lending” launched a voting initiative that would do anything but make lending fairer in Michigan. They have dubbed this monstrosity the “Michigan Payday Loan Interest Rate Cap Initiative,” which would likely put Michigan lenders out of …

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Patients with HIV are at higher risk of cardiac arrest: study | Health

A recent study looked at the risk of heart failure in people living with HIV and how that risk varies by age, sex, race and ethnicity. A new study has found that people living with HIV are at greater risk of developing heart failure than people without HIV. {{^ userSubscribe}} …

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University community lobbies to support Afghan evacuees – The Williams Record

Students and faculty are pushing for the College to admit students evacuated from the American University of Afghanistan. (Photo courtesy of Inside higher education.) After the Western-backed democratic government in Afghanistan fell to the Taliban last August, many Afghan university students face an uncertain and intimidating future. Some have fled …

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“Industries will only progress when farmers are successful”

Business office: The Agricultural and Rural Development Forum of the Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) recently held a workshop on “Industry Contribution to Agricultural Economy Reforms” in Mahalgaon, Nagpur. The session was organized with the intention of informing farmers about government plans; marketing of agricultural products; progressive marketing; “Goushala – A …

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Governor Hochul announces start of construction of $ 22 million supportive housing development in central Harlem

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the start of construction of a $ 22 million LGBTQ supportive housing project for formerly homeless young adults. Known as Homeward Central Harlem, the development will include 50 apartments with on-site support services provided by Homeward NYC. “Every New Yorker deserves to have a safe …

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Community mental health seeks support from Mecosta County

BIG RAPIDS – Community Mental Health for Central Michigan seeks support from the Mecosta County Board of Commissioners with a resolution opposing two laws in the Michigan House and Senate. House Bill 4925 would amend the Mental Health Code to create a Behavioral Health Oversight Council within the Department of …

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Tucson program works to end homelessness for young adults

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – Unless homelessness is tackled at a young age, it can become a lifelong problem. Young adults, who often do not earn enough money to live on their own, frequently fall through the cracks and end up living on the streets. The association “I am …

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Art Brooks: Wilmington’s black community is often “invisible” to the community at large

WILMINGTON – Locals interested in building a more just community gathered for a farm-to-table lunch followed by a lively discussion that provided food for thought. Featuring locally grown dishes, the lunch was part of the annual Westheimer Peace Symposium this week at Wilmington College. The direction of the dialogue was …

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Kenya needs a new set of leaders

2022 presidential contender Reuben Kigame has said Kenya needs a new set of leaders to overcome the challenges it now faces. Speaking to KBC on Wednesday, Kigame, who joined the growing roster of leaders seeking to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta next year, said it was time to rewrite Kenya’s history, …

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Contrary Capital’s $ 20 million Fund II is about community-driven investing – TechCrunch

When Eric Tarczynski first created Contrary Capital, he noticed the absence of entrepreneurial venture capital firms within universities. Thus, he launched a first fund of $ 2.2 million to exclusively support the best talents in the world, or student entrepreneurs who bring out ambitious ideas from their universities. Years later, …

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How has COVID-19 derailed the fight against diseases of poverty?

By Imraan Valodia, Dean of the Faculty of Business, Law and Management and Director of the Southern Center for Inequality Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened global inequalities. The world’s poor have borne the brunt of national lockdowns and will struggle to recover, and …

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The voice of the community:

Our small town of Rohnert Park experienced a tragedy last week that no one wants to experience. Condolences to the family during their period of mourning. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 10 to 19 in the United States, and rates of youth suicide …

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Kenya: Young Kenyan Scientists Get 9 Million Shillings Boost With Blaze By Safaricom

Nairobi – Young Scientists Kenya (YSK) received a 9 million shillings boost from BLAZE by Safaricom ahead of its 4th annual national science and technology exhibition for high school students. This year’s exhibition will run virtually October 5-8, 2021 and follows a successful online adaptation of YSK’s outreach and mentorship …

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The United States has enough COVID-19 vaccines for child booster and injections

The robust supply in the United States allowed President Joe Biden this week to pledge an additional 500 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 to be shared with the world, doubling the United States’ global contribution. Aid groups and health organizations have pushed the United States and other countries to improve …

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Creating Safe Spaces for Youth in Eagle County

My Future Pathways is just a community organization that works to build safe spaces for the county’s youth.My Future Pathways / Courtesy photo Children and teens are currently facing a mental health crisis in Eagle County. For students struggling with anxiety, depression, isolation, stress, social pressures, and more, the value …

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Union MoS Power concludes two-day visit to Rajouri

The two-day visit of Union Minister of State, Energy and Industry Sh Krishan Pal Gurjar as part of the public awareness initiative to JK UT concluded today ‘ hui here at Rajouri. During the 2nd stage of his tour, the Minister distributed four motorized tricycles among specially disabled people and …

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We must not give up on our offer to restore Kenya’s forest cover

A lumberjack uses a power saw to harvest wood from a mature tree inside the Kabaru Forest which covers 13,349 acres. [Mose Sammy, Standard] While global warming remains a major challenge, extreme weather events such as devastating floods and severe droughts have increased the frequency of food insecurity and loss …

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Kenya plans full reopening in December [Business Africa]

Kenya’s economy shrank 0.3% in 2020, according to the Bureau of Statistics. In addition to youth unemployment, Kenya’s economy is being disrupted by restrictive measures due to Covid19, With us from Bungoma Dr Catherine Laura Mamuli, teacher at Mwai Kibaki University. 83% of the jobs identified were in the informal …

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U of M researchers study how immunocompromised youth respond to vaccines

Dr Kline is the local lead investigator for the study, which focuses on people aged 18 to 29. “I think young people have a lot of social contact,” said Dr Kline. “As we know from data from our local health department, this is actually the age group that has the …

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Opinion: Lady Luck finally smiles at Raila Odinga to become President of Kenya Kenya News

The swearing-in this week of veteran Zambian opposition Hakainde Hichilema as president of the southern African country has undoubtedly opened a new chapter in African politics. ODM leader Raila Odinga has said he is ready to face Vice President William Ruto in the 2022 duel. Photo: Raila Odinga.Source: Facebook His …

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Why these Charlotte advocates think her ‘harmful’ comments will turn young people living with HIV back

As DaBaby’s recent use of homophobic and HIV-stigmatizing language at a music festival in Miami continues to ignite the fire, 11 national LGBTQ and HIV / AIDS organizations sent the North Carolina-based rapper an open letter requesting a private conversation about education, prejudice and advocacy. “We heard your inaccurate and …

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Five horror movies to stream now

Each month, we recommend five recent horror movies available to stream. Find more genre suggestions and other ways to navigate streaming services What to watch. ‘Son’ Stream it on Shudder. “Son” begins with a one-scene doozy: Laura (Andi Matichak), a single mother, goes to see her sleeping 8-year-old son, David …

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Kerala High Court orders state to verify whether Kudumbashree is competent to handle animal birth control

the High Court of Kerala On Monday, the state’s decision to transfer funds to Kudumbashree (a women’s self-help group) to manage animal birth control in the state was put on hold. A divisional bench of Judge AK Jayasankaran Nambiar and Judge Gopinath P observed that before the funds were transferred, …

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providers benefit more than job seekers

The federal government has declared its plan for “independent evaluations” for the National Disability Insurance Scheme “dead”. But he has another plan to save money: get people with disabilities off welfare and put them to work. It is A $ 3.5 million commitment the creation of a “platform dedicated to …

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Adolescent-focused interventions lead to 30% increase in viral suppression in Namibia and 20% increase in Nigeria

Successful approaches to managing HIV in adolescents and young adults were reported by researchers from two countries in sub-Saharan Africa at the 11th International AIDS Society HIV Science Conference this week. Dr Toivo Shikesho from the Namibian Ministry of Health and Human Services reported a 30% increase in viral suppression …

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In the wake of the pandemic, the HIV epidemic encompasses Duluth

Rapid HIV testing and clean needles – key to containing the epidemic – are just starting to emerge in needed capacities in the city, and sources fear that apathy may prevent the response from being taken as seriously as it is. it should be. “I’m so angry I can’t take …

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Kenya: getting paid to gamble, the esports boom in Kenya

Digital games in Kenya now seem more of a safe bet than actual sporting activities in the East African nation. Electronic sports have also become a huge source of money for young Kenyans. The future of professional sport in Kenya – where some of the world’s best athletes come from …

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Saginaw High Schools to Host Youth Health Care Events This Month

SAGINAW, MI – Young people in the city this month can visit a pair of events planned at health centers in Great Lakes Bay connecting them to services ranging from teeth cleaning to COVID-19 vaccinations. The Saginaw-based organization will coordinate health care clinics in the city over the next two …

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Queens community councils are becoming increasingly diverse, new report reveals

Borough of Queens President Donovan Richards (Photo: Office of the President of the Borough of Queens) July 5, 2021 By Michael Dorgan A new report has revealed that Queens community councils are increasingly diverse. The report, released Thursday by the Office of the President of the Borough of Queens, shows …

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Kenya: Public Universities Best at Evaluating Government Ministries and Departments

Public universities have emerged as the best performers in an assessment of the performance of government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) despite the financial difficulties that most of them go through. Universities dominated “functional categories for Crown corporations” in the 2018/2019 fiscal year, according to a recently released report by …

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Support Classified as ‘Ordinary Living Expenses’ Would Be Banned in NDIS Redesign | National invalidity insurance scheme

The federal government’s overhaul of the national disability insurance system plans to ban certain forms of support that it considers “ordinary living expenses”. A leaked agenda for the next disability ministers meeting, seen by Guardian Australia, reveals that Federal NDIS Minister Linda Reynolds will seek “in principle” agreement from states …

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Kenya as a gateway to millions of learners

Photo: Marcel Crozet / International Labor Organization / Flickr In July, the UK and Kenya will jointly host a summit in London on behalf of the Global Partnership for Education, which supports access to schooling in low-income countries. Much of the $ 5 billion the two countries hope to raise …

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Our point of view: every community must be involved in affordable housing

Rent is unaffordable for tens of thousands of Mainers in all corners of the state. For far too many Mainers, buying a home is simply not possible. It is an issue that directly affects people’s ability to have a safe and welcoming place to feel at home. And that’s not …

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Two Minds: Will Bean Works To Remind His Indigenous Transgender Colleagues That Things Are Getting Better | Alaska Native Quarterly

Until recently, my career in journalism had been limited to the music and nightlife scene, a community in which I have been deeply involved for almost two years. I have worked with friends and colleagues that I have known since I started playing, mainly musicians, bartenders and business owners. Since …

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Work continues amid exam fever

Young fever surveillance workers with GCC help their families out of financial distress Last month, P. Krithika’s honoraria received from the Greater Chennai Corporation for volunteering as a fever watchdog helped fill her mother’s income shortfall. It meant a lot because her mother is the sole breadwinner. The fees also …

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LOUD for the premiere of “Your Life, Your Power!” Film on National HIV Testing Day

LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) –STRONG., an affinity group of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) which stands for “Latino, Outreach, Understanding, Division”, should preview a powerful film called “Your Life, Your Power!” Focused on improving the transition from adolescent HIV care to adult HIV care. The film will be followed by a round …

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Coronavirus outbreaks in Kisumu, Kenya

KISUMU, Kenya – Before the President of Kenya and other leaders arrived at the end of May to mark a major holiday, health officials in Kisumu on Lake Victoria saw disaster brew. Coronavirus infections were skyrocketing, hospital isolation units were filling up and the highly contagious Delta variant had been …

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