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How to Help Ukraine, Breaking News – NBC Chicago

Although Russia and Ukraine have agreed to a ceasefire, the port city of Mariupol has collapsed amid scenes of terror and Russian President Vladimir Putin warned in a speech from Moscow on Saturday that the neighboring country could lose its statehood. The struggle to enforce the temporary ceasefire in Mariupol …

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Colorado turns to ice fishing tents to house the homeless

But such tiny homes can cost nearly $25,000 per unit to build, while Denver ice fishing tents run by the Colorado Village Collaborative cost less than $400 each. Last year, the Denver program served nearly 240 people at three sites and this year the collaboration estimates it will help about …

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Latinas face barriers to reporting domestic violence

CLEVELAND — Domestic violence is a cancer that grips communities across the country, but the Journey Center for Safety and Healing helps survivors in every community. Alicia Carrizo is one such survivor. “He put a knife to my throat and he said he was going to leave me dead, in …

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People in Business: new recruits at Alliance, FutureFuel, Cohen, Goedeker, Haberberger | Local company

John Poole joined Alliance Corporate as Vice President of Client Strategy and Growth. Promotion of accounting career consultants and HR career consultants michelle dunski to the hiring manager. michelle smith was named President of Concordance, in addition to her role as Chief Operating Officer. Timothy Pyatt was named chief information …

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The 5 Questions: Susan Hickam Discusses Lafayette House Fundraising | Local News

In this weekly column, we ask five questions to a member of the community. Today we are talking to Susan Hickam, from Lafayette House. 1. What is Lafayette House’s annual Ooh-La Lafayette event? Ooh-La Lafayette is the annual fundraising event for Lafayette House. This event allows us to raise awareness …

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Governor, Legislature Shouldn’t Ignore Payday Loans | Remark

During the first week of the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers introduced several bills that would lower New Mexico’s unreasonable 175% interest rate cap on small loans to 36%. But the Legislature won’t even be able to discuss such measures during the current 30-day session without an official “message” from Governor …

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Nan Heald, longtime director of Pine Tree Legal Assistance, dies

Nan Heald, who spent decades working to provide essential legal services to Maine’s poor and overcome systemic barriers to justice, has died. Heald was Executive Director of Pine Tree Legal Assistance for over 30 years. The nonprofit organization provides civil legal aid to many people, including those at risk of …

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Ethics watchdog releases report on payday loan industry lobbying

It’s become a cycle of desperation for low-income residents with bad credit scores: They take out a high-interest installment loan to get by in tough times and soon rack up an unmanageable burden. They pay off old debts with new loans at rates up to 175%. For years, state legislators …

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Working Group for the Protection of Women and Families marks progress in the fight against domestic violence | Lifestyles

TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee Nation Senior Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. signed an executive order on Friday to reinstate the tribe’s domestic violence task force, following a similar action he took last year . In August 2021, Hoskin created the Task Force to Protect Women and Families and implemented new policies across …

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Advocates Again Call for Legislation Capping Payday Loan Rates

Angela Espada, executive director of the Indiana Catholic Conference, shares her group’s reasons for supporting legislation that would cap payday loan interest rates. Samantha Horton / IPB News Advocates are once again pushing lawmakers to pass legislation that would cap annual percentage rates for small loans. Hoosiers for Responsible Lending …

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Director’s Retirement Leaves Mental Health and Women’s Issues Killed | News, Sports, Jobs

Dennis hansen Dennis Hansen shares a good time with baboons in Africa. Working with animals is one of her passions and is part of her retirement bucket list. Dennis Hansen and Shauna Brown at Myla Dutton’s retirement party. Courtesy of Dennis Hansen With the recent retirement of Dennis Hansen, former …

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ZoomInfo Employees Raise Over $ 2 Million For Local Nonprofits During Winter 2021 Giving Campaign

Donations to help 11 youth and family focused nonprofits in local business communities VANCOUVER, Washington– (BUSINESS WIRE) –$ ZI—ZoomInfo (NASDAQ: ZI), a global leader in modern marketing software, data and intelligence, today announced that during its recent Winter 2021 fundraising campaign, employees ZoomInfo have partnered to raise more than $ …

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Woman Who Was Champion for Victims of Domestic Violence Dies of Suspicion of Domestic Violence | St. Louis News Headlines

TROY, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Leslie Reeves, 45, of Troy, Illinois, is remembered as someone who did all she could to protect women from domestic violence. A 48-year-old Collinsville man is accused of shooting his girlfriend on Thanksgiving Day. Dawn Mushill was a friend and executive director of the Troy Area …

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Clean streets matter | Bossier Press-Tribune

The East Bound inside lane on I-20 in Bossier City is cleaned up on Sunday, November 7. (Courtesy photo) Following up on a campaign pledge, Bossier City Mayor Tommy Chandler personally took to the streets of Bossier City on Sunday morning, November 7. by Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB). Teams from …

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Wood County agency shelters domestic violence survivors

Originally posted on toledoparent.com on Sep 22, 2021. For many victims of domestic violence, calling The Cocoon’s 24/7 crisis hotline to speak to a lawyer is the first step in escaping an abusive situation. The Wood County Comprehensive Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency provides emergency shelter and advocacy services to …

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Westchester County to Announce Success of High Risk Domestic Violence Program with Local Police Departments

In conjunction with the Westchester County Office for Women, Westchester County Attorney’s Office, Westchester Medical Center, Pace Women’s Justice Center, Hudson Valley Legal Services, members of the New Rochelle Police Department and domestic violence advocates across Westchester, County Executive George Latimer will announce the success of the High Risk Family …

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Governor Newsom announces appointments 9.29.21

Posted: Sep 29, 2021 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Clothilde Hewlett, 67, of San Francisco, has been appointed commissioner in the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation. Hewlett has been the Executive Director and Legal Director of the Cal Alumni Association since 2016. She …

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The incubator helps charities start a good job

The past year has been arguably the most difficult for the nonprofit sector, which has not only faced the same challenges as businesses, but also experienced increased demand for services. But, as the economy recovers, a new nonprofit incubator, GoodWork, is looking to help. Located in Portsmouth and established by …

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New Plumbing Company Comes to Columbus | Local

Cody Tuma, owner of Tuma Plumbing & Drain Cleaning, poses for a photo next to his work vehicle. Tuma, who attended Schuyler Central High School, started his business about two months ago. It serves the areas of Schuyler and Columbus. COURTESY PHOTO A native of the Schuyler region opened his …

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Global supply shortages hit Haitian aid group

Faced with mind-boggling and persistent commodity shortages across the global economy, even aid organizations like food banks and clothing distributors are caught in chaos. Many are struggling to get what they need, which amplifies the shortage in vulnerable communities. In Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world, an …

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Governor Newsom announces appointments 6.25.21

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: James M. Healzer, 57, of Los Altos, has been appointed to the California Medical Council. Healzer has served as Chairman of the Quality Managers of Permanente Medical Group since 2015 and a Staff Anesthesiologist at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical …

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OfReg predicts an increase in domestic solar production

(CNS): Utilities regulator OfReg said an additional 3MW of Distributed Generation Resource (DGR) capacity could be added to Grand Cayman’s transmission and distribution system to enable more domestic generation of renewable energy, given the level of demand, until CUC is able to complete its Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) for …

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UNICEF’s global procurement operations increase 17% in 2020

UNICEF’s global procurement and supply operations increased 17% in 2020 to a record $ 4.468 billion, underscoring the organization’s role in supporting governments’ response to the pandemic of COVID-19. Global demand for medical supplies increased early last year as borders closed, export bans were imposed and international cargo capacity shrank. …

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Bar Harbor Bank employees support two Vermont organizations

Linda Ingold, Director of Safeline Inc, with employees from South Royalton. Courtesy photo. Vermont Business Magazine Bar Harbor Bank & Trust recently presented donations totaling over $ 10,000 to six northern New England nonprofits through its employee-led charitable giving program, Casual for A Cause. The recipients of contributions collected in …

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