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Personality: William F. “Bill” McGee |

William F. “Bill” McGee’s life was closely tied to the struggle for civil rights. While born in Richmond, he spent his youth in Atlanta, attending elementary school alongside Yolanda King and Martin L. King III, the children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He graduated from the same high school as Dr. King attended – […]

School-based mental health program eases...

On a recent February morning, Eliza, a student at Amherst Regional High School in Amherst, Massachusetts, walked down the school hallway. Accompanied by a school social worker, Eliza discussed some of her favorite books and TV shows, and when she ran into a teacher she hadn’t seen in several weeks, she got excited. . There […]

As pandemic wreaks havoc on student ment...

As the pandemic continues to take a toll on children and their mental health, it remains difficult to get them the support they need. School counselors are often a primary resource for mental wellness and guidance, but few are found in American schools. According to the latest data from the American School Counselor Association, there […]

Dr. Julie Smith: “Mental health is no di

Dr Julie Smith, 37, is a clinical psychologist who has a private practice in Hampshire and spent 10 years working for the NHS. In November 2019, she started make TikToks containing clear and engaging advice on various mental health issues. She has more than 3 million followers and in January published her first book, Why […]

From ‘angry kid’ to sports leader: Bros

Once certain he wouldn’t graduate from high school, Brooklyn Cooper-Linton is now entering his final year of high school as a student leader. “The way they spoke to us is very different from the teachers; they knew how to talk to us without making us feel belittled. READ MORE:* New Christchurch neighborhood will be an […]

Mind body boost | Student life

Are you looking to improve your mental well-being, meet like-minded students, and improve your level of physical activity to promote good health? We offer many of our students the opportunity to participate in our brand new Mind body boost (MBB) which we are delighted to launch at the University of Stirling. The University of Stirling […]

Service clubs dwindle as members age, CO...

More than forty years ago, these two dozen clubs displayed signs in Rio Rancho. File photo. A 2009 online article noted that “Service clubs are a uniquely American institution that began in the heartland, though they are now found on both coasts, as well as in virtually every country in the world. …“The questions of […]

Her Majesty the Queen recognizes Joe Oge...

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as Head of the Commonwealth, recognized Joe Billy Oge, Representative of the Solomon Islands, as the 208th recipient of the Commonwealth Points of Light Award in honor of his outstanding volunteer service to the Solomon Islands Scout Association ”. Joe Billy Oge, 45, is the Chief Commissioner of the Solomon […]

Finalist chosen for the position of Gene...

December 07, 2021 DOBSON – The first day of an application period is usually a lot of activity, which has been the case this week in Dobson. “We have had a very busy day at the Surry County Elections Council (office) with 14 people applying,” County Electoral Officer Michella Huff said Monday evening. It was […]

Two BKW graduates who make a difference ...

For the publisher: It is with great pride that I share excerpts from the lives of two exceptional Bern-Knox-Westerlo graduates. The first is Debbie Mcmanama Herodes. She delivers an insightful account of the influence of “family” and education on her life. Debbie shares that when she thinks of her family, hard work and music are […]

England’s Most Prestigious Universities

According to an analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) which ranks higher education for the first time, well-known universities, including Exeter, Bristol, Oxford and Cambridge, have done the least to help poor households. more modest. institutions in England through their contribution to social mobility. The research comes as the government details new measures […]

Henderson County Group dedicated to the ...

When history is not chronic, its details become even more elusive and end up being lost in the shadow of time. As George Santayana said in 1905: “Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it! As frustrating as it may be, serious scholars must wade through handed down stories, fragmentary traditions, exaggerations, […]

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 […]

Bridging the racial wealth gap

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. Figures compiled by the Brookings Institution in 2016 revealed that the average net worth of a white family ($ 171,000) was ten times that of a black family ($ 17,150). Much has been written about the possible reasons, including the historic exclusion of higher education institutions and […]

ACT members volunteer at the Arkansas Yo...

Hannah chambers Hannah Chambers, ACT member and AECT graduate student, operates a live broadcast camera for Walton Webcasting at the Arkansas Youth Expo. Members of the Farm Communicators of Tomorrow chapter recently volunteered at the Arkansas Youth Expo Breeding Show in Fayetteville. ACT is a national organization focused on providing opportunities to agricultural communication students. […]

How do you fix Washington’s mental and b

Even before the pandemic, Washington’s mental health and drug addiction response system was stretched. “There is a lack of resources and it can sometimes be difficult for people to get timely, sustained care,” Representative Nicole Macri, a Democrat who represents part of Seattle in the state legislature, said Thursday. from Washington. This system has struggled […]

Friends of the Earth Investigates Microp...

Friends of the Earth Wyoming County East High School recognize their volunteers for participating in surveys of microplastics in area streams with a $ 400 mini grant to Volunteer West Virginia. Microplastics surveys were conducted in Amigo, Allen Junction, Corinne, Mullens, New Richmond, Pineville, Mullensville, Kepler, Glover and Wyoming. The volunteers collected data for the […]

Why shisha bars in France are attracting...

Hookah, water pipe, shisha … whatever you call it, its use has increased dramatically over the past 15-20 years, to the point of becoming a particularly popular practice for many Gen Zers. According to a 2006 World Health Organization report, 100 million people around the world use shisha daily, mostly in Africa, Asia and the […]

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 […]

new grant-funded program will bring soci...

### If we could forget that education never existed and start over, what would it be like? It’s a question – originally posed by Project Zero of the Harvard Graduate School of Education – that Bill Funkhouser, an arts education specialist for the Humboldt County Office of Education, keeps in mind. “For me, that’s kind […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Gerlich announces additions to Lady Raid...

LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech Lady Raider Basketball Coach Krista gerlich announced several additions to program staff on Friday. Erik DeRoo is joining the program as director of player development, while Darrius Mazyck has been promoted to full-time video coordinator after his similar role as graduate assistant last season. Additionally, Landon Gomez, former Lady Raider […]

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 […]

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 […]

Health service tightens limits on social...

By Miranda Chant September 21, 2021 5:50 P.M. Large maskless social gatherings that have led to outbreaks of COVID-19 have prompted the Middlesex London Health Unit to take action. Medical Officer of Health Dr.Chris Mackie on Tuesday announced two new collective prescriptions under Section 22 of the Health Protection and Promotion Act that relate to […]

Dover schools increasingly focus on soci...

Disrupted routines, social isolation, food insecurity. These are just a few of the consequences of COVID-19 that have affected children and are leading to an exponential increase in mental health problems. Experts say we may not see the full effects of the pandemic on children’s socio-emotional well-being in the years to come. That is why […]

New volunteer opportunities – Australasi

Our association owes much of its success to the excellent work done by over 100 volunteers at one time, who sit on various ACA committees, whether branch, technical or leadership committees. and governance. Joining one of these committees is a fantastic way to bond deeply and implement positive change within our Association. We are currently […]

Hong Kong Youth Community Social Innovat...

Prize-giving ceremony for the third “Social Innovation • Community 4.0” competition HONG KONG SAR – Media reach – July 16, 2021 – A team of four Form 3 students from True Light Girls’ College has been crowned the champion of this year’s “Social Innovation * Community 4.0” competition. Their winning solution “EGames Truck”, a mobile […]

Coordinator of the Ministry of the Famil...

The Family Ministry Coordinator is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of a dynamic and active ministry for children, youth and their parents. This position will work directly with the rector, Family Ministry Committee already established, and lay volunteers to create, manage and coordinate all formation programs, outreach and fellowship activities for youth and […]

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 $ […]