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What Happened: Plans to build a large mixed-use development on the edge of Redondo Beach harbor continues to meet with opposition from a grassroots ...
Kingston, Jamaica - Hear The children's Cry (HTCC), Jamaica's leading NGO child advocate organisation, is calling on Prime Minister Andrew Holness to ...

CHISHOLM - The Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), an advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., has strong ties to the mining industry of the Iron Range.
MILTON--Two state environmental advocacy groups have endorsed Don Vruwink, D-Milton, in his campaign for 43rd Assembly District seat, according to a news release.
The creator of Black guns Matter, Maj Toure (white shirt) talks about how important it is to be calm in scary situations when you have a permit to carry a gun, so as to avoid escelating any situations that could be resolved without the use of a weapon.
Iowa is one of just three states that refuses to grant ex-felons voting rights upon complettion of their sentences. That doesn't sit well with a coalition of advocacy groups - including the NAACP. They want to see an automatic restoration of voting ...

More than 50 national and state organizations signed a letter to the White House urging changes to the complaint system for student loan borrowers launched over the summer.
The animal advocacy group - Animal Protection Voters - and its political action committee (APV-PAC) have endorsed 69 New Mexico political candidates that are seeking election or re-election on Nov. 8. Two of the politicians represent Taos County.
VANCOUVER - A month after a bystander was mistakenly mauled by a Vancouver police dog, a legal advocacy group is calling on the provincial government to release newly gathered numbers outlining how many people are being bitten in British Columbia.
Attorney-General George Brandis has "crossed a key line of integrity" and should quit following the resignation of Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson, according to the Australian Lawyers Alliance.
Statewide, kindergartners have a 2 percent retention rate, but in Region 17, the rate of students who don't pass to first grade is 4.4 percent.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Temperatures are dropping, but the homeless don't have many places to go to warm up. CU at Home has been working with the community to bring another warming center to the area.
Toril Lavender/For The Herald-Dispatch Kate Long with Try This West Virginia speaks at the Regional Health Connect at Cabell-Huntington Health Department on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.
The event was organised by Primus Torchbearers, a philanthropy and advocacy organisation, which was marking its 40th anniversary and plans to raise funds both locally and internationally to establish cancer awareness and diagonistic centres in Abeokuta ...
The Central City Assn., an influential downtown business advocacy group, has named a new chief executive to replace long-time head Carol Schatz, who ...
Ontario is not keeping track of how many hospitals are opting out of medical assistance in dying, something that is adding to confusion around the issue, says ...
The grassroots group took a trip to The Great Lakes Commission general meeting in Toronto at the beginning of October. LENSLA members shared their concerns with environmental protection experts, provincial policymakers and other advocacy groups from ...

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CPAdvocacy, a grassroots organization promoting passage of the Community Preservation Act in Springfield, has scheduled a Oct. 26 public orum to discuss the ...
A Muslim advocacy group is calling a campaign mailer sent by Republicans in the New Hampshire Senate race "Islamophobic. The Massachusetts' chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is commenting on mail by One Nation, a third-party ...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A Muslim advocacy group is calling a campaign mailer sent by Republicans in the New Hampshire Senate race "Islamophobic.
Free I.T. Athens, a local nonprofit, is moving to Homewood Shopping Center off Jefferson Road. The grand opening will take place Friday.
Lupita Zuniga said federal immigration authorities deported her husband to Mexico without first notifying her or their attorney. A coalition of attorneys and human rights advocates is calling for federal immigration authorities in El Paso to show more ...
EDGEWATER - A housing advocacy group has accused the borough and Zoning Board of Adjustment of unlawfully giving an approval to a prominent local developer that allows him to build a 15-story high-rise along the Hudson River without units for low- ...
advocacy group concerned about Bank of America branch closing. An advocacy group is raising concerns over Bank of America's plan to shut a branch in South Buffalo next month.
Richmond, VA. (WRIC) - A patient advocacy group is taking matters into its own hands after they say the Food and Drug Administration has failed to warn consumers about some potentially dangerous drugs.
A national human-rights-advocacy group says it stands ready to work with Fairfax County elected leaders to improve the community's anemic score on a recent ranking.
The National Center for Transgender Equality urged Fox News host Chris Wallace to address the "critical issue" of transgender equality when he moderates the third and final presidential debate on October 19.
"High quality pre-K narrows the gap" of student achievement, he said. children at Risk is a Houston-based research and advocacy organization that works on issues such as health, education and human trafficking and is known for its annual school rankings.
The National Center for Transgender Equality urged Fox News host Chris Wallace to address the "critical issue" of transgender equality when he moderates the third and final presidential debate on October 19.
A controversial "advocacy" group that's filed more than 1,700 disability-access lawsuits has hired an outside law firm to handle unprecedented legal challenges from the Attorney General's Office and some federal judges.
A collection of 52 advocacy groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter Tuesday to the Department of Justice's civil rights Division, urging the agency to investigate the use of facial recognition technology by federal and local law ...
The Gansevoort Street redevelopment plan is facing opposition yet again. This time, it's in the form of a lawsuit. advocacy group Save Gansevoort has filed a lawsuit against the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission and the developers behind the ...
A controversial "advocacy" group filing huge batches of disability lawsuits has received substantial funding from a Valley entrepreneur with a complicated past, involving personal tragedy and multiple investigations for consumer fraud.
The democratic-leaning group accuses Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) of using state police to rig the election in his favor. The advertisements will air on black radio stations, online and in print with black newspapers in the state, according to The ...
The patient anecdotes were "created in partnership" with advocacy group Bright Pink to mark the September launch of its Explore Your genetics web site, which provides information about testing including links to genetic counselors and testing companies.
The president of the largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy group in the country urged politicians to engage Latinos and young voters during a stop in Austin on Thursday morning.
Animal Justice is an advocacy group in the United States that fights for the legal rights of animals. But a closer option right here in York Region is Dog Tales Rescue and Sanctuary who, after opening just under two years ago, has already found homes ...
An advocacy group, Partnership for Advocacy in child and Family Health, has called for increased budgetary allocation to the health sector in 2017 to boost the nation's economy and productivity.
Free I.T. Athens, a local nonprofit, is moving to Homewood Shopping Center off Jefferson Road. The grand opening will take place Friday.
Lupita Zuniga said federal immigration authorities deported her husband to Mexico without first notifying her or their attorney. A coalition of attorneys and human rights advocates is calling for federal immigration authorities in El Paso to show more ...
EDGEWATER - A housing advocacy group has accused the borough and Zoning Board of Adjustment of unlawfully giving an approval to a prominent local developer that allows him to build a 15-story high-rise along the Hudson River without units for low- ...
advocacy group concerned about Bank of America branch closing. An advocacy group is raising concerns over Bank of America's plan to shut a branch in South Buffalo next month.
As the two congressional candidates continue to campaign during this election season, they're also continuing to announce endorsements from groups and individuals.
Richmond, VA. (WRIC) - A patient advocacy group is taking matters into its own hands after they say the Food and Drug Administration has failed to warn consumers about some potentially dangerous drugs.
A national human-rights-advocacy group says it stands ready to work with Fairfax County elected leaders to improve the community's anemic score on a recent ranking.
United Nations - The human rights Foundation (HRF) and the UN Watch have called on UN member states to oppose the bids of some of the major human rights abusing governments from joining the Human Rights Council (HRC).
The school district recently joined the Alliance for High Quality education, an advocacy group made up of 60 other school districts mostly from Northeast Ohio that fights for fair funding and educational policies.
The National Center for Transgender Equality urged Fox News host Chris Wallace to address the "critical issue" of transgender equality when he moderates the third and final presidential debate on October 19.
State agencies don't coordinate their efforts, and too many child care programs provide care that's not high quality, potentially putting low-income kids at risk of ...


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