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As crimes rise, battles rage over police...

When President Joe Biden said “the answer” to nationwide crime spikes was to defund the police, he reignited an intense debate about defunding police departments. “The answer,” Biden said in his State of the Union address on March 1, “is not to defund the police. The answer is to defund the police. Defund them with […]

Chairman and CEO Hawk Carlisle leaves ND...

BREAKING: Chairman and CEO Hawk Carlisle leaves NDIA Carlisle The National Defense Industrial Association announced March 4 that retired Air Force General Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle planned to leave the NDIA after serving nearly five years with the association. “Thanks to the dedication of an incredible and talented staff and the initiative of hardworking and innovative […]

The lab gives nursing students practical...

UIC courses simulate clinical environments to reveal practices and career challenges CHICAGO, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Illinois Medical District (IMD), two miles west of the Chicago Loop, is one of the world’s premier health technology centers. The 560-acre campus is home to four main hospitals and more than 40 innovative healthcare-related institutions. The […]

South Okanagan-Similkameen Volunteer Cen...

The South Okanagan-Similkameen (SOS) Volunteer Center has added to its leadership group in the form of a new Executive Director and General Manager. Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District (RDOS) Director for Kaleden, Subrina Monteith, has been hired as the Executive Director of the SOS Volunteer Center, while Michael Magnusson has been named the organization’s new Executive Director. […]

Banner Health doctor, Hearts and Horses ...

A new program created between Banner Health and the Hearts and Horses program is teaching local physicians a new way of thinking about leadership and communication, straight from the horse’s mouth. Michele Alba, family medicine faculty member of Banner Health’s Northern Colorado Family Medicine Residency Program, created the Stables to Stethoscopes program to help physicians […]

The executive director of the Princeton ...

Izzy Kasdin, who served as executive director of the Princeton Historical Society (HSP) since May 2016, will step down at the end of the month. Since 2007, Kasdin has been involved with HSP as a volunteer, research assistant and curator before assuming this leadership role. A native of Princeton, Kasdin will enter the next phase […]

Centraide’s leadership program promotes

Every year for forty years, Centraide of Greater Saint Joseph has done its best to create and prepare community leaders, and 2022 is no exception to this rule. Among this year’s class are Buchanan County Public Administrator Annette Bertelsen, Commerce Bank Assistant Vice President Jacob Dillon, Buchanan County Assistant Attorney Michelle Davidson and Communications Associate […]

Governor Newsom announces appointments 1...

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Hannah Gbeh, 40, of Bonsall, has been appointed to the board of directors for the California Exposition and State Fair. Gbeh has been the Executive Director of the San Diego County Agricultural Office and Administrator of the San Diego Area Irrigated Lands Group since 2019. […]

North County School News, January 2

CARLSBAD Agency names superintendent “to watch” Dr. Ben Churchill, superintendent of the Carlsbad Unified School District, was recently named “Superintendent to Watch 2021” by the National School Public Relations Association. Churchill joins just 18 other superintendents nationwide who were selected in recognition of their innovative and effective use of technology to engage and educate the […]

Ben Hill to leave Hollywood Fringe as fe...

The Hollywood Fringe board has announced that Ben Hill will step down as festival director after 13 years at the helm of the organization – he will remain on the board. Hill co-founded the Hollywood Fringe Festival in 2010 and has been a key asset to the festival’s growth from its early days of startup […]

Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail an...

Brent Laurenz RALEIGH – Friends of the NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail has announced that Brent Laurenz will become the association’s new executive director in early 2022. He will succeed Kate Dixon, who is retiring in early 2022. Laurenz, of Raleigh, has over 15 years of nonprofit leadership in North Carolina and nationwide. Since 2015, he has […]

Lake Stewards of Maine executive directo...

Former Lake Stewards of Maine executive director Scott Williams of Turner, left, and Adam Zemans of Penobscot, the new executive director. Contribution photo AUBURN – After leading Stewards of Lake Maine for more than a quarter of a century, Turner’s Scott Williams resigned his position as executive director in October. Over 5,000 volunteers participated in […]

Chick Chicken Salad Invest in The Journe...

MURFREESBORO, TN – Chicken Salad Chick recently announced its Giving Card campaign in stores across the Middle Tennessee area to benefit The Journey Home and nationwide fundraising for CURE. The Giving Card is the brand’s largest charitable initiative each year through the Chicken Salad Chick Foundation. Donation cards can be purchased at any Chicken Salad […]

Virginia Tech, Maryland to play in 2021 ...

Virginia University of Technology and the University of Maryland today accepted the invitations to play in the 2021 New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, December 29, kicking off at 2:15 p.m. ET. For both teams, this will be their first time attending the current or original Yankee Stadium. Virginie Tech, directed by […]

PRSA-NY Elects Chapter 2022 Leadership w...

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY) today announced its 2022 President, Executive Committee and Board of Directors. The Chapter elected Aaron Kwittken, Founder and CEO of PROphet, 2021 President. Carmella Glover, Diversity Action Alliance (DAA) President and Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at […]

Kansas Democrats and their supporters pr...

TOPEKA – Democratic lawmakers criticized the Kansas Special Legislative Session last week, calling the measures a waste of taxpayer dollars and highlighting issues such as the food sales tax and the criminal justice system in need of review more in-depth. Lawmakers gathered on Capitol Hill to review and ultimately approve legislation that provides moral, religious […]

The Recorder – “We’re Not Alone”: Commun

Posted: 11/25/2021 16:19:28 PM Modified: 11/25/2021 16:19:12 GREENFIELD – Churches in the area nurtured locals, grateful and in the company of others with Thanksgiving dinner services on Thursday. For the holidays, the Stone Soup Cafe at All Souls Church distributed approximately 500 meals via curbside pickup and delivery to individuals in Greenfield and surrounding communities. […]

Activists express concern after Winnipeg...

Manitoba’s largest school division will no longer offer full-time kindergarten and this worries local childcare activists. Eleven schools in the Winnipeg School Division – Norquay, John M. King, Strathcona, Wellington, Harrow, Fort Rouge, Earl Gray, Mulvey, Shaughnessy Park, Lord Selkirk and William Whyte – are participating in what has lasted nearly eight years. long pilot […]

Who are the new NYPD “youth coordinators

Last month, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that a fairly new type of cop would be sent to schools across the city following a series of violent incidents, including five guns allegedly recovered from students in a week. The NYPD initially rolled out the “Youth Coordinating Officers” program in 2020, with an initial goal of […]

Dawson Named Outstanding Administrator: ...

WAUPUN – Wendi Dawson, Director of Student Services for the Waupun Area School District, received the Administrator of the Year award from the Wisconsin Council of Special Services Administrators. It is the highest honor of the group. As part of the appointment process, she received letters of support from her principal, colleagues and a teacher […]

New law to bring the dietary benefits of...

Photo: Ashley A. Smith A UC Berkeley campus pantry offers free groceries for students who need access to food and assistance with CalFresh apps. Photo: Ashley A. Smith A UC Berkeley campus pantry offers free groceries for students who need access to food and assistance with CalFresh apps. Thousands of students in California may soon […]

Former Waterville City Manager Roy to Re...

Former Waterville City Manager Michael Roy, presented at City Hall in 2019, will receive the Distinguished Community Service Award from the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce. The chamber will hold its annual awards ceremony on Thursday. Michael G. Seamans / Morning Sentinel File WATERVILLE – Michael Roy, who served as municipal manager of Waterville for 16 […]

Speaker teaches nonviolent protests and ...

The Peace Exchange program manager Henry Cervantes spoke about nonviolent action and its connection to social change on Friday afternoon at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library. The presentation, sponsored by the Academy of Lifelong Learning at Eastern, was organized to teach people how nonviolent action can create and sustain social change. In his presentation, Cervantes […]

Game company donates technology to Schen...

Sixty middle and high school students will have access to new cutting-edge technology that will expose them to more opportunities in scientific, technological and mathematical engineering. International Game Technology, a multinational games company, and Rise HIGH, Inc., a nonprofit organization that engages students in the town of Schenectady in STEM experiments, cut the ribbon on […]

Democrats Consider Ditching Medicare Exp...

A senior Democratic official said talks over medicare and paid time off were “on the move” as negotiations continued through the weekend. White House and Senate executive advisers, meanwhile, denied the provisions were on the way out. “It’s wrong on both counts,” White House spokesman Andrew Bates said. The threat to these two centerpieces of […]

Fox News attacks Native Americans after ...

Details Through Levi Rickert October 17, 2021 Opinion. On Monday, tribes across the Indian country commemorated Indigenous Peoples Day on Alcatraz Island in New York City and hundreds of tribal communities in between. Commemorations and celebrations included songs, dances and speeches interspersed with truths acknowledging the struggles indigenous peoples face today. The next day, Vice […]

Workers strike against major group home ...

SEIU 1199 President Rob Baril, center, and union members speak at a rally in July at the Legislative Office building. About 185 members of the state’s largest healthcare workers union were due to strike picket lines early Tuesday morning as negotiations stalled with a major chain serving people with disabilities. Employees at 28 group homes […]

Business News – Newly Hired, Retired, Pr

Retirement and hiring AARP recently announced that Glenda DuBoise was chosen to serve as the new Kansas State Director. She will oversee the operations of the Kansas office, which includes a team of four full-time employees and an eight-person volunteer advisory executive board. They work on behalf of Kansans aged 50 and over, including nearly […]

Mtn. Now see part of the new name of th...

Citing increased and continued involvement with the neighboring town of Mountain View, leaders of the Los Altos Community Foundation recently announced a name change to Los Altos Mountain View Community Foundation. “We feel comfortable calling the organization Los Altos Mountain View Community Foundation because it represents our work,” said foundation executive director Adin Miller. The […]

Beacon Awards presented by the Nonprofit...

The Nonprofit Management Center presented the annual Beacon Awards, which honor nonprofit organizations, their staff, programs and community partners. The event took place Thursday at the Odessa Marriott and Conference Center. Excellence in governing board leadership (board member)Nicole Lancto, Midland Festival Ballet??Excellence in organizational leadership (CEO or Executive Director)Kristi Edwards, Child and Family Centers??Program excellenceRays […]

Ana Pantelic appointed Executive Directo...

MIT D-Lab recently welcomed new Executive Director Ana Pantelic to its team. Pantelic has worked at the confluence of systems change and social innovation and brings nearly 15 years of policy and practice experience in Latin America, East Africa and the Balkans. “As we prepare to enter our third decade, we are delighted to have […]

Chicago Cubs and Hispanic leaders join f...

The Chicago Cubs and Hispanic leaders have partnered to help Chicago’s youth realize their potential through Cubs Charities, an organization dedicated to using the power of sport to advocate for youth, families and communities. In addition to focusing on sports-based development, Cubs Charities has a number of priorities, including academic programming, creating safe spaces to […]

“The future is ours”: NextGen America la

NextGen to organize in Texas, Arizona, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Michigan, Wisconsin and Nevada with the aim of “registering, informing and mobilizing” hundreds of thousands of young voters , depending on the group. The organization wants to register more than 288,000 voters across the country, including 150,000 in Texas, and reach more than 9 […]

Portland’s massive clean energy fund pla

Portland city officials are preparing to fund a new windfall of clean energy projects and jobs for the city’s historically marginalized communities. Around $ 100 million will be up for grabs before the end of 2022 for local nonprofit groups that can renovate low-income homes, plant trees in sunburned neighborhoods, and carry out other activities […]

Foundations offer cities to help convinc...

A year ago, Robin Bruce never thought she would live in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and would love that. That was before she took advantage of a program, largely funded by the Walton Family Foundation, that offers $ 10,000 incentives to attract new residents to the Ozarks. Bruce, singer, visual artist and writer, was eligible for the […]

Extensive support for young people in ca...

Eligible youth and young adults who have left government care will continue to benefit from more flexible access to the Agreements with Young Adults (AYA) program, as the government extends COVID-19 emergency measures until in March 2022. “All young people in transition to adulthood need strong supports and relationships to help them thrive, and young […]

The Recorder – Business files: September

Greenfield Cooperative Bank offering the fall festival SOUTH HADLEY – Greenfield Cooperative Bank will be hosting a Fall Festival at its South Hadley branch, located at 487 Newton St., on Saturday, October 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “We’ve been looking forward to hosting a celebration like this since we opened last January,” said […]

Clem and Doris Huber join the 4-H Hall o...

The Illinois 4-H Foundation awarded 71 individuals, all long-time volunteers or former staff, the Foundation Hall of Fame Award, for their selfless dedication to the 4-H Extension youth development program of the ‘University of Illinois, in a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, August 17. Locally, Clem and Doris Huber were inducted into the 4-H Hall of […]

Get your documents in a row at Lunenburg...

The eighth edition Lunenburg Doc Fest presents a hybrid festival experience from September 23-29. The 21 feature films and seven short film programs will be viewable online. Special social events and screenings will take place on site. “Overall, we invite the public across North America to ‘Get your documents next! And join us for seven […]

Liqid Expands Leadership in Finance, Fed...

BROOMFIELD, Colorado, September 16, 2021 – Liquid, provider of the world’s most comprehensive composable disaggregated infrastructure (CDI) platform, today announced that the company has significantly expanded its leadership in finance, federal channel sales, management products, etc. The expanding corporate leadership team includes finance veteran Steve Tucker, who brings more than 30 years of experience to […]

Nutrition, physical activity is critical...

For the publisher: Research has long shown that investing in the early stages of childhood development yields countless rewards as children age into their teens and adulthood. For those of us who work in this field, it is heartwarming to see public and private funders investing in organizations and programs that strengthen the social, emotional […]

The Association recognizes the recipient...

During the AVMA 2021 virtual convention, from July 29 to August. 1, a number of people have received AVMA Excellence Awards for their contributions in the areas of human-animal bond, animal welfare, government advocacy, international veterinary medicine, and public service. Here are some key achievements of the winners. Bustad Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award […]

Alumni train local leaders through the M...

Participants in the Multicultural Leadership Program (MCLP) celebrated their graduation in 2018. Over the past two years, the MCLP graduation has taken place virtually. August 6, 2021 BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Training leaders who “mobilize power from diverse perspectives” is at the heart of the mission of the Multicultural Leadership Institute, now run by two Illinois […]

Marine cities adopt plan to review restr...

Cities in Marin County say they will work with a county program to educate residents about racial restrictive covenants that may exist in their homes’ deeds. The board of supervisors in May passed a program to comply with federal and state requirements to affirm fair housing that would allow landlords to file deed amendments that […]

Susan Mogerman, lawyer for the Abraham L...

Susan Mogerman, a Chicago native and longtime Springfield resident, described as a major force behind the establishment of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, is remembered as a tireless Springfield advocate. Mogerman, 76, died Wednesday in Springfield from Alzheimer’s disease and had suffered from dementia for more than a decade, her family said. “She […]

Beautiful Downtown Lewiston to Hire New ...

Beautiful downtown Lewiston The Beautiful Downtown Lewiston Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Brenda Morgan has accepted the role of Managing Director effective August 16, 2021. “I’ve been with the Beautiful Downtown Lewiston Organization for eight years now. I started as a volunteer for Pumpkin Palooza and more recently was chairman of the […]

Ohio State Adds Social Worker to Help Un...

Ohio State University is working with community partners to recruit a full-time social worker dedicated to helping vulnerable people with housing in the off-campus area. Hiring is one of many university initiatives designed to support the neighborhoods and residents surrounding the Ohio State Campus. Starting this summer, a social worker from Southeast Healthcare will work […]

New Ulm Region Foundation Grants for You...

Photo submitted Participation in Girl Scouts is an example of activities for young people supported by the United Way scholarship program. Organized activities like this help children develop social interaction skills, learn organization and time management, and become better citizens in our community. NEW ULM – The New Ulm Area Foundation recently awarded a $ […]

UK Health Minister Matt Hancock resigns ...

LONDON – Struggling UK Health Minister Matt Hancock resigned on Saturday, a day after a tabloid newspaper published photos of him in a hot embrace with one of his top aides – an apparent violation of UK social distancing guidelines. Mr Hancock, who led Britain’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, was the latest member of […]

California Budget Raises Health Care for...

California will soon pay medical bills for low-income people over the age of 50 who live illegally in the country. It’s part of Medicaid’s expansion to help the most populous states in the United States meet the Democratic Party’s goal of making everyone eligible for health insurance. .. The new coverage will ultimately cost taxpayers […]

“Bring us your dreams. This indigenous-

Many levels of government, private foundations and charities are handing out stimulus grants these days. An indigenous-led nonprofit serving the Pacific Northwest is carving a niche by offering grants specifically to help Indigenous communities and artists recover from the patchy effects of the pandemic. On Monday, the Seattle-based Potlatch Fund began accepting applications for its […]