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The student organization Movimiento Estudiantes de Solidaridad y Apoyo (MESA) held its first event of the year on February 25 at the Latinx Cultural Center. The students played a few lottery rounds while learning about MESA’s work. MESA’s mission is to “answer the call for what needs to be done not only within DePaul’s Latinx …

COLUMBIA, MO (KMIZ) United Community Builders unveiled plans for the $4 million Beacon Community Center on Friday. United Community Builders says it has nearly reached that goal, having already raised $2.5 million in donations. Executive director Damian Dean told a press conference on Friday that he wanted the Beacon Community Center to be an anchor …

Exam time is very relevant to the younger generations in our country right now, as children of most, if not all, ages across the country have to face their semester tests and exams. This editorial was born out of something related to that period. A member of our newsroom told a story in our offices …

NSBE SDSU serves as the launch pad to a successful career for countless Black engineering students at SDSU. Abi-Daniel, a mechanical engineering student at San Diego State University, volunteered to set up tables for a job fair on campus. He left the event with a coveted internship at Collins Aerospace, a world leader in …

SAGINAW, MI — In February 1993, after seeing a call to action on a flyer, Saginaw native Evelyn McGovern met 15 or 20 other women at a club on Potter Street. The women who came together that day had at least two things in common: they cared about their community and wanted to make a …

Mental health stigma has existed for decades and has often prevented people from seeking the health care they need. To combat this issue, the registered student organization Students Ending Mental Illness Stigmas at Illinois State University aims to educate others, raise awareness, and end the negative connotations surrounding mental illness. Pull the quote “The very …

Please check with support groups to see if they meet in person, are canceled due to COVID-19, or meet online. Masks may be required to attend. Support group organizers can call (208) 848-2262 or email [email protected] to update a list. TOPS, a weight loss support group, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Church of God, 910 Sycamore St., …

Zachery, 49, spent 19 years in prison in California, but his incarceration would have been even longer had it not been for a single book. Zachery, who spoke on condition of anonymity to protect his privacy, was told that if he completed his associate’s degree while incarcerated, he could get at least six months off …

No news posted on The ticker last year drew more social media reactions than the ousting of Ty Schmidt as executive director of Norte. Schmidt had founded the youth cycling nonprofit in 2013 and grown it into a multi-county force that has reached hundreds of children. His status as the leader and face of the …

Community Transit CEO Ric Ilgenfritz, top right, gives a virtual presentation of a VanGO van at the Foundation for Edmonds School District. The van will be used by students of the foundation-sponsored Work Experience and Assessment Program, which provides vocational assessment and work experience opportunities for high school students with disabilities. Community Transit awarded 12 …

When people hear “Boys & Girls Club,” they often think of “another great after-school program,” according to a leader in the organization. It’s a great thing to be known for, said Kirk Dominick, Interim President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of the Coastal Plain, but so much more is happening in the …

FUNDING is now available from the Tesco Community Grants Program for non-profit organizations based in North Wales, community groups or registered charities. The Tesco Community Grants program is now open for applications, with priority given to projects that provide food and support to young people. The following are examples of eligible applications focusing on food …

When people hear “Boys & Girls Club,” they often think of “another great after-school program,” according to a leader in the organization. It’s a great thing to be known for, said Kirk Dominick, Interim President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of the Coastal Plain, but so much more is happening in the …

Organizations across the country are expected to receive additional funding Image credit: Getty Images / SDI Productions As the need for financial support within the voluntary sector is greater than ever, organizations in Essex will be able to continue their work with a community grant from the Essex Violence and Vulnerability Unit (VVU). Out of …

WAUKESHA, WI— Three restaurants in Waukesha came together to raise $ 10,000 for two affected groups after a man walked through walkers and spectators, killing six people and injuring more than 60, Club 400 announced on Facebook . Club 400, Sobelman’s-Waukesha Pub & Grill, and The Estacion donated 50% of sales on Dec. 8 to …

Lime tree – The hairiest, happiest therapists in the state are probably graduates of Mid-Michigan Therapy Dogs (MMTD). Marianna Ziegler-Hickey, vice president of MMTD, said fur therapy inspires everything from utter joy to wonder, and helps de-stress an environment. “It creates an intangible bond between humans and dogs, and it reaches people and builds bridges. …

UW-Whitewater is ranked fifth among the top 10 wheelchair-friendly campuses in the country. This pride in being accessible to people with disabilities goes beyond the simple construction of the campus, however. The school administration also encourages students to join one of their three disability interest groups: Delta Alpha Pi International (DAPI) Honor Society – Gamma …

Please check with support groups to see if they are meeting in person, if they are canceled due to COVID-19, or if they are meeting online. Masks may be required to attend. Support group organizers can call (208) 848-2262 to update a list. TOPS, a weight loss support group, Tuesday at 10 a.m. Church of …

Charmaine Lawson, the mother of HSU student Josiah Lawson who was murdered in 2015, unveiled a new organization in Humboldt County Superior Court in Eureka, Justice in Humboldt. This was the 54th vigil for Josiah Lawson. Justice in Humboldt (JIH) is a collaborative effort between Justice for Josiah, Centro del Pueblo, Humboldt State Alumni, Buenlucha: …

A refugee football club, community cafes and hot meals for the homeless are just a few of the fantastic projects that will reopen after winning funding to help Reading recover from Covid. Local Reading organizations will receive up to £ 10,000 each from a pot of funding to support people with mental health and poverty. …

Los Gatos city council meetings have been brought back to Zoom as the maskless loons continue to escalate the madness, but they are also targeting the mayor’s house. Outside of our liberal Bay Area enclave, towns and townships across the country are grappling with school board meetings that are getting so violent over vaccine and …

The Decade 2021-2030 has been defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the Decade of Healthy Aging. The concept of healthy aging in this context is described as the process of developing and maintaining the functional ability which enables the well-being of the elderly. The word functional capacity is very important in the outline …