Tag: executive director

Trae Young discusses mental health in new initiative

Late in the fourth quarter of last night’s win over the Clippers, Hawks point guard Trae Young saw teammate Onyeka Okongwu cut to the brim. Young’s teamwork with Okongwu turned a typical piece into an alley-oop of highlights. That’s what the Hawks and their All-Star point guard do on and off the field. They make […]

CommBank raises awareness of financial abuse services in new campaign

CommBank has launched a new campaign via M&C Saatchi, to highlight its commitment to ending financial abuse in Australia. The integrated campaign comes after CommBank launched the ‘CommBank Next Chapter Commitment’, an initiative to help those suffering from financial abuse. In the 30-second spot, it shows people accessing the bank’s services to get out of […]

NEW NJ SAFE PASSAGE LAW: Protecting all who share the roads goes into effect today

NEW NJ SAFE PASSAGE LAW: Protecting all who share the roads Takes effect today The law sets guidelines to prevent near-misses, injuries and fatalities suffered by most vulnerable road users after NJ sets record for road deaths in 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2022 TRENTON, NJ, March 1, 2022––As of today, the NJ Safe […]

Manipur assembly elections | IMFL stores will be reopened if BJP returns to power, says CM Biren Singh

A controversial statement is likely to draw a strong backlash from anti-alcohol organizations and insurgents. A controversial statement is likely to draw a strong backlash from anti-alcohol organizations and insurgents. Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh made another controversial statement, saying that if the BJP returns to power, the state government will reopen Indian Made […]

Why Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs Work as NYC Leads Nation with 1st Center

It’s been two months since New York City opened the first-ever overdose prevention center (OPC) in the United States, and public health experts say the clinic is already saving lives. CPOs are a form of harm reduction, that is, a set of strategies aimed at minimizing the negative effects and consequences of drug use, and […]

EXPLANATION: Will burglar alarms still work after 3G goes down?

NEW YORK (AP) — As telecommunications companies launch the next generation of mobile servicescalled 5Gthey shut down old networks – an expensive process, which has been going on for years and is now leading to calls for a delay, as many products still rely on the old standard, 3G. AT&T should be the first operator […]

Bitter recall campaign highlights political fault lines in Northern California

With the Shasta County election approaching, recent Board of Supervisors meetings have turned into matchsticks, allegations of mis-spent funds and calls for the resignation of county officials. A regular list of speakers peppers the board with complaints about the county’s COVID-19 response, a lack of member conservatism and frustration with the very rules of public […]

General assistance is now available for people formerly incarcerated for drug distribution

Lifting a longstanding ban, New Jersey now allows those convicted of felony drug distribution to receive General Assistance (GA). The much-praised ruling ends a 25-year-old law that had defied both fairness and common sense, say advocates who have worked for change, codified in legislation signed by Gov. Phil Murphy on Dec. 21 . Previously, the […]

COLLABORATIVE UNPLUG ANNOUNCES 2022 DATES FOR THE 13TH “NATIONAL UNPLUGGING DAY”

A 24-hour technological respite will take place in 2022 from sunset on Friday March 4 to sunset on Saturday March 5 LOS ANGELES, January 11, 2022 / PRNewswire / – “National day of disconnection”, the 13th annual call to action and awareness campaign under the direction of Disconnect the collaborative (Kim cavallo, executive Director; Claudia […]

Bradford Women’s + group completes the Complete a scholarship for a sister campaign

329 people from the community will receive a handbag or backpack full of essentials as a gift this holiday season PRESS RELEASEBRADFORD WOMEN + GROUP*************************Thanks to the generosity of Bradford residents and businesses, 329 people in our community will receive a handbag or backpack full of essentials as a gift this holiday season. The Fill […]

New campaign launched to help detect signs of domestic violence

A new study found that 81 percent of young people said they would like to intervene if a friend was abused, however, 16 percent said they would find it easy to spot the signs. The investigation by Women’s Aid, the leading national organization in Ireland working to end domestic violence against women and children since […]

Domestic violence shelter “open at the perfect time” during pandemic

It has been about a year and a half since Sturgeon County’s first emergency shelter opened. The Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF) Shelter opened in May 2020. The 9,200 square foot building was designed to house individuals or families of all ages and genders fleeing domestic violence. “I don’t think it’s ideal to open anything […]

Annoyed by dust pollution, authorities around Mono Lake call on Los Angeles to stop water diversions

Passing clouds provide a striking backdrop to the exposed tuff towers along the shore of Mono Lake. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times) For those who live near the brackish shores of Mono Lake in California, October can be a dreadful month. This is when turbulent winds scour Mono’s exposed lake bed, or […]

Mono Lake is a source of fine powder air pollution

Lee Vining, California – For those who live near the brackish shores of Mono Lake in California, October can be a dreadful month. That’s when turbulent winds scour Mono’s exposed lake bed, or “tub ring,” and toss clouds of fine dust that blanket homes, ranch lands, and scenic trails. For 50 years, the vast lake […]

Washington County Family Justice Center Removes Barriers for Domestic Violence Survivors: 2021 Share Season

Julie Bonn Blank knew there was a problem with her relationship as soon as she returned from her honeymoon. “My girlfriends were still in town since the wedding and they wanted to get together,” she said. But her husband didn’t want to let her go. The controlling behavior worsened. There were physical and sexual “consequences,” […]

New York election voting issues spark debate

Representatives of good government, immigrant advocates and other local organizations gathered outside Federal Hall on Wall Street last week to announce an awareness campaign for the upcoming November election. The campaign wasn’t about any of the specific candidates or races, but the issues that will appear on the back of voters’ ballots this year. This […]

“Respect Rolls Here”: UA Launches Task Force on Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence

The University of Alabama’s Student Life Division has launched a Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence Task Force to strengthen a healthy campus culture that ensures respect for others. The task force launched its first initiative, the #RespectRollsHere campaign, which aims to raise awareness of resources on sexual assault on and off campus. Tut Wilson, chair […]

Launch of the mental health awareness campaign

Family Center launches mental health awareness campaign for children and adolescents. A spokesperson said: “The Family Center, in partnership with RBK Advertising + Design and One Communications, has launched a public awareness campaign to draw attention to the mental health issues of children and adolescents in Bermuda. The campaign was launched this week during ‘Mental […]

Biden to restore Bear Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments to original boundaries – CBS Denver

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden will restore two sprawling national monuments in Utah that have been at the center of a long-standing dispute over public lands, and a separate marine conservation area in New England that was recently used for commercial fishing . The environmental protections of the three monuments had been removed by […]

Western Pa Nonprofits Receive Part of $ 12 Million in Addiction Recovery Grants

A $ 700,000 federal grant to Hempfield-based Sage’s Army announced by Governor Tom Wolf will allow the nonprofit to continue its addiction recovery services until March 2023, according to the executive director acting Rich Jones. “We have other sources of funding, but this is by far our biggest source of funding, so it’s extremely important […]

California To Impose New Vaping Tax To Help Reduce Teenage Use

SACRAMENTO – Amid concerns over widespread teenage vaping, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday approved a new 12.5% ​​excise tax on e-cigarettes to be paid by California consumers to boost public health and health programs. ‘education. The aim of the legislation is to discourage vaping by minors and further align taxes on e-cigarettes with taxes on […]

Children’s Advocacy Center, MSU Land CDC $ 1.6 Million Grant

October 2, 2021 A new $ 1.6 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will fund a research partnership between two Michigan State University social work professors and work with the Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center (TBCAC). Dr. Heather McCauley and Dr. Joanne Smith-Darden of Michigan State University’s School of Social […]

Governor marks launch of Domestic Violence Awareness Month with $ 6.5 million in funding

By SÍLE MOLONEY Governor Kathy Hochul attends the Bronx Democratic Party’s annual dinner at Marina del Rey in Throggs Neck on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Photo by David Greene October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DV). Between 2017 and 2018, intimate partner homicides in the Bronx increased 85.7%, from seven in 2017 to 13 in […]

The role of the media in the Covid-19 campaign in Nigeria | The Guardian Nigeria News

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic epidemic in 2019, there has been a global wave of co-extension of an infodermic of disinformation in the management of the COVID-19 crisis. This misinformation has gained popularity across various platforms, and in particular through opinion leaders in corporations. United States Secretary-General, UN António Guterres, warned earlier in […]

Lady A fake lawyer undeserving of the spotlight, anti-LGBTQ law hurts Ohio

Lady A didn’t deserve the platform paper gave her In response to the September 26 article, “Kelley discusses band name change“I was once a huge fan of Lady Antebellum, many years ago when they first gained popularity. I was even more of a fan when I heard they were changing their name to ‘Lady A […]

Julie Violette’s career led her to become a lawyer

CHILLICOTHE – She laughs remembering that she wanted to work in sports marketing. Instead, her life took a very different path. This is Julie Violette, former CEO of Big Brothers and Big Sisters who now runs the Ross County Child Protection Center. “This organization really touched me and continues my initial mission with BBBS,” she […]

Howard Handler Joins Detroit Homecoming Session of Arts and Entertainment Leaders

Howard Handler grew up in suburban Detroit, earning a BA and MBA from the University of Michigan after graduating from Southfield-Lathrup High School. After working as a senior marketing executive for sports and entertainment brands ranging from MTV to The Madison Square Garden Co. and “Saturday Night Live”, he became Marketing Director for Major League […]

Most tourists prepared for San Francisco’s proof of vaccination requirement – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – San Francisco’s new proof of vaccination policy affects many places tourists are likely to frequent, such as restaurants, bars and clubs. While some are taken by surprise, most tourists seemed to be aware of the new policy before arriving here. READ MORE: Poor conditions at Lake Sonoma lead to relocation […]

Charges of theft brought down a state legislator. But Pennsylvania’s taxpayer-funded system for benefits was already ripe for abuse.

Theft charges against a Philadelphia-area Democrat highlight Pennsylvania’s lax rules for reimbursing lawmakers with taxpayer and donor money, two state-run systems with little transparency let alone surveillance. Former state representative Margo Davidson was indicted in July steal taxpayers and embezzle campaign funds, helping him to fulfill a statutory salary that is already among the most […]

Charges of theft knock down state lawmaker | News, Sports, Jobs

HARRISBURG – Theft charges against a Philadelphia-area Democrat highlight Pennsylvania’s lax rules to reimburse lawmakers with taxpayer and donor money, two state-run systems with little transparency and yet less oversight. Former state representative Margo Davidson was accused in July of stealing taxpayers and embezzling campaign funds, helping her fill a legislative salary that is already […]

Homosassa woman launches campaign for county commission | New

A longtime Citrus County resident and longtime former director of an organization that protects victims of domestic violence is the first candidate for the county commission in the 2022 election. Diana Finegan, from Homosassa, filed documents with the Election Office Supervisor on Friday to establish a campaign account. Finegan, a Republican, is seeking election to […]

ArtsKC and members of the local arts community launch arts awareness campaign

The one-year campaign aims to heighten the importance of the arts and how they continue to play a role in our society, economy and the lives of individuals. KANSAS CITY, Missouri, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – ArtsKC – Regional Arts Council has launched a one-year campaign with a mission to increase the significance of […]

‘Switch. At Your Own Pace ‘MI Launches Drug Use Campaign Focused on Harm Reduction

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has launched a new campaign on substance use aimed at reducing harm, empathizing recovery, and providing access to resources for those who still use them . The campaign uses video ads, billboards and social media posts with softer messages than most are used […]

Memo to Tom Kean, Jr: invite Liz Cheney, not Kevin McCarthy, as a special guest at your campaign launch

Dear Tom, I will support you for the election in 2022 to the United States House of Representatives in the 7th District of New Jersey, just as I did in 2020, against incumbent Democratic Congressman Tom Malinowski. I’d like to note that since the hostile takeover of the GOP by Donald Trump’s neofascist forces in […]

CCFC goes fairplay and launches radical new campaign to protect children online

BOSTON, June 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC), the leading watchdog for the children’s media and marketing industries in the country, announced that it is renaming Fairplay. The announcement comes as the organization prepares to launch a major campaign for new regulations to protect American children online, similar […]

U.S. bill seeks to recognize native tribe of Mono Lake basin

They were expert hunters, gatherers and basket makers who lived for thousands of years on a trade route over the Sierra Nevada connecting them to the rest of California. The modern history of the people of Mono Kutzadika Paiute Lake is told primarily through economic hardship, displacement, and a 150-year struggle for federal recognition as […]

Pollution, evictions block 710 Extension of the motorway

It is one of the country’s main trade corridors, connecting the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to the US consumer economy. But the 710 Freeway is a cluttered, creaky relic that strives to meet modern expectations. For more than two decades, Southern California transportation officials have thought about how to cope with the […]

Vaccine rollout for Californian farm workers is fraught with confusion, bad timing

In the wine region of the northern San Joaquin Valley, the coarse spindles of pruned vines grow delicate lianas that curl towards wire trellises, and the cherry trees shed soft pink blossoms. With spring, the pandemic’s second harvest season has arrived. Fields and packing sheds will soon be filled with workers, many of whom are […]

Black Lives Matter Launches $ 3M COVID Relief Fund for Black Community

Brian van der Brug As the country waits for Congress to adopt a COVID-19 relief plan, the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation and BLM Grassroots announced Thursday that they will give $ 3 million to members of the black community who have been financially crippled by the pandemic. To date, more than 506,000 Americans […]

COVID wave hits LA ports, increasing need for vaccines

Nearly 700 dockworkers in the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have contracted COVID-19 and hundreds more are taking virus-related leave, raising fears of a severe slowdown in the multi-billion dollar logistics economy of the region. A growing infection rate of longshoremen, which parallels the virus outbreak across California, is exacerbating a massive […]

ICE arrests more than 300 people in Los Angeles area in month-long operation

Over the summer, even as the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department withdrew from cooperation with immigration and customs officials, federal immigration officials arrested more than 300 people in the area. as part of a one-month national operation. The operation, which ran from July 13 to August 20, focused on those who were arrested or have […]

Law enforcement agencies, including in Los Angeles, see new push to train officers to stop abuse in their own ranks

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. Despite policies in place for years that require officers across the United States to prevent their colleagues from using excessive force, little or no effort has […]

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