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RedChairPGH, a regional network of men and women geared toward achieving gender parity in the technical professions, borrows concepts ...
The Newark-based advocacy group the education Law Center is urging the New Jersey Department of Education to halt the spread of charter ...
For the last 14 years, Dancing Queens - a dance troupe made up of transgender and other LGBTQ people - has created magic on stage ...
Juan Cadavid a.k.a. Johnny Benitez is currently making headlines for his August 20 event in Laguna Beach titled America First! Electric Vigil ...
Will Stewart arrived in New Hampshire, sight unseen, as a twenty-something in 2004. Now 38, he's married, bought a home and is raising a ...
... "worthy" but said misinformation had muddled the group's purpose to the point that many believed it to be a political advocacy group instead.
Donna Crowder has worked at the child care center at First Baptist Church in Montgomery for 16 years. The church chooses to have the center licensed and inspected by the state even thought it is eligible for a licensing exemption available to church ...
Right-leaning group 60 Plus Association is formally supporting a warning released last week by agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam for seniors to watch out for IRS scams.
The Centre for Local governance Advocacy (CLGA) has called on Parliament to review its decision on the 2017 Budget and ensure that the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) allocation hits the mandated five per cent.
An advocacy group will be back in provincial court in Williams Lake, B.C., today pursuing private prosecution against the province and a mining company over the collapse of the Mount Polley tailings dam.
A national group that pushes for charter schools to operate freely says Indiana is doing almost everything right. But the group, the National Alliance for Public ...
Most recently, I've made contact with Caroline Phillips, who runs the National cannabis Festival. And Supernova is going to help partner with the National Cannabis Festival as one of the advocacy organizations. Having spoken with her and seeing what ...
ASHINGTON - The threat of a $5.8 billion cut to the National Institutes of Health in President Trump's early budget recommendations has spawned a new advocacy group aimed at preserving research funding. Carrie Jones, a principal at JPA Health ...
COM As St. Augustine begins to plan for sea level rise, Mayor Nancy Shaver, photographed along the city's seawall on Friday, March 24, 2017, has recently become involved in Resiliency Florida, a nonprofit advocacy group dedicated to educating about and ...
Fifteen minutes out of each day amounts to just over 91 hours in a year, or almost four days. Not a lot of time in the grand scheme of things.
POLK COUNTY, Iowa -- Local advocacy groups want to inform immigrants and refugees in Iowa of their rights. On Saturday, they will hold meetings with individuals wanting information and legal services.
The Rhode Island Office of the Child Advocate has made 31 recommendations after investigating four children's deaths and the near deaths of two other children ...
A voter advocacy group was in Albany on Thursday night to try to bring awareness to voter suppression and how the community can fight it.
A 187-page bill passed by the Florida House earlier this month that kills two dozen tax credits includes a clause that wipes out the Florida Defense Alliance, a mostly volunteer advocacy group created in the 1990s to work with local communities to ...
With much attention in recent years placed on sexual assault on college campuses, local advocacy organization PLEDGE 4 Ithaca seeks to raise awareness about the issue in elementary, middle and high schools.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - As Municipalities around the country take aim at flavored tobacco products, several health advocacy groups are asking the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make a flavor ban the rule of the land. According to a new report issued ...
PACKED HOUSE: Sheila Suess Kennedy, a professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, spoke at a Women4Change event on March 14 at Congregation Beth-El Zedeck in Indianapolis.
The bike- and pedestrian-advocacy organization released a survey on March 21, showing that only about 10 percent of Bike Pittsburgh members with and without experience sharing the road with driverless cars disapprove of Pittsburgh as a testing-ground ...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - A federal judge in Virginia is weighing a request from a Muslim civil rights group for an even broader injunction against President Donald Trump's proposed travel ban than what other judges have imposed.
Russ Feingold is starting a new nonprofit political advocacy group focused on voters' rights, campaign finance reform, protecting the independence of the U.S.
Michael Mangum | Special to the Tribune LGBT activist Fred Karger speaks during a news conference at the Hilton hotel in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.
A Latino advocacy group is targeting seven Republicans in a campaign to push lawmakers to vote against the new GOP healthcare plan, arguing it will negatively affect millions of Latinos.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A federal judge in Virginia is weighing a request from a Muslim civil rights group for an even broader injunction against President Donald Trump's proposed travel ban than what other judges have imposed.
Latinos Marinos - advocacy group Connects California's Grassroots Coastal Advocates. Latinos Marinos - Advocacy Group Connects ... The March 14 event drew representatives from coastal advocacy groups around the state to press legislators on critical ...
A coalition of New York-based grassroots advocacy groups are meeting with local government officials this month to voice opposition to the city's archaic Cabaret Law and other regulations negatively affecting DIY venues.
A total of 87 organizations, including many rare disease advocacy groups, have sent a letter to Congress asking them to protect Medicaid.
photo - Brothers Graeme Fair, 4, and Korbyn Fair, 5, hold a Brothers Graeme Fair, 4, and Korbyn Fair, 5, hold a sign during a protest outside The Gazette Monday, March 20, 2017.
There can never be any justification for physical violence or any other kind of abuse against women and children.Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula ...
advocacy groups have welcomed a statement on multiculturalism in Australia, praising its emphasis on shared values and national security.
The six-figure digital campaign comes from American Action Network, the issue advocacy organization that has already spent more than $10 million in 75 Congressional Districts in support of Republicans' plan to repeal and replace the 2010 health care law.
Members of Just Housing, a homeless advocacy group recently known for its demonstrations at the Heritage Park bathrooms, plan to camp outside the New Moon Cafe at 6 p.m.
With one of its founders facing criminal charges and opinions split over its methods, the recently formed advocacy group Tambourine army is getting a baptism of fire, but its leading members remain defiant.
I have made a few attempts at contacting some "advocacy" groups locally. One being "Indivisible" and the other being the Democratic Club of Chino Valley.
Here's what advocacy groups are doing about it. Across the country, there is ample evidence that police departments - including Philly's - do not provide adequate resources for deaf inmates.
Shirley Driscoll, left, of Rossville, visits with U.S. Army Maj. General Julie A. Bentz following the 56th annual Kansas prayer Breakfast on Wednesday morning at ...
More than 80 percent of the largest nonprofit patient advocacy groups accept funding from drug and medical device companies, according to The New England Journal of Medicine.
Wind advocacy group Takes Action In North Dakota. Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 17, 2017 No Comments. Categories : FYI. Pro-wind group American Wind Action (AWA) has announced a new public education campaign in North Dakota.
Action for a Better Tomorrow is a state grassroots organization promoting civic engagement in politics and policy at the local, state and federal levels of government.
A coalition of LGBTQ advocacy organizations has come out in strong opposition to Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump's choice to replace the deceased Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S.
EFF and a diverse coalition of advocacy groups sent a letter to the California legislature urging elected officials to oppose A,B, 165.
A coalition of LGBTQ advocacy organizations has come out in strong opposition to Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump's choice to replace the deceased Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S.


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