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Posted: 2017-10-19 14:25:28
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By Brian Boyle, American Red Cross Officer, National Partnerships, Biomedical Services, and Blood Recipient I was eighteen years old during the summer of 2004 when my life changed drastically...
Posted: 2017-10-13 16:57:18
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Story and photos by Chris Genin, American Red Cross volunteer Shelter residents and volunteers gathered to the sound of a live band, featuring the ukulele, playing at the Greenspoint Mall ... The...
Posted: 2017-10-09 21:31:58
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By Dale Kunce and Jenelle Eli, American Red Cross When Hurricanes Irma and Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, they left behind a trail of destruction and all the humanitarian needs ... The post...
Posted: 2017-10-09 19:10:59
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From Allison to Harvey: Mission in Action
By MaryJane Mudd, Regional Communications Director, Texas Gulf Coast Region Dennis Hayes has a presence about him. Tall, soft spoken, yet direct, with silver hair and an engaging smile. This...
Posted: 2017-10-05 16:59:07
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What One Volunteer Remembers Most About Hurricane Harvey
Five weeks after Hurricane Harvey caused the largest flooding event in U.S. history, the American Red Cross continues to provide shelter, food, relief  supplies and other support to help people...
Posted: 2017-10-03 17:38:29
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Relief Comes for St. Thomas Resident Just in Time
Story by Nicole Breitbach, American Red Cross Wilber Payne is a resident of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, who suffers from a chronic heart condition. Typically, his special medicine is ... The...
Posted: 2017-09-28 16:41:52
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DOVE: Red Cross Disaster Volunteers on Wheels
Written by Bob Wallace, American Red Cross Found at American Red Cross of Mid-South As Hurricane Irma ripped through Caribbean islands and bore down on the coast of Florida, American Red ... The...

Posted: 2017-10-21 12:35:00
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Natural disasters have left millions of students across the U.S. out of school. The California wildfires have added to the tally, with dozens of districts and hundreds of schools affected.
Posted: 2017-10-21 10:38:20
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Plus a new Education Department employee opposes regulation in our weekly roundup of learning-related news.
Posted: 2017-10-20 10:00:20
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A new study shows students' self-image suffers in middle school and junior high. And it's not just hard on low-income kids. Having a teacher who understands the teenage brain can help.
Posted: 2017-10-19 20:34:00
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Holes In The Plot: Suspect Loses Bet With Cops, Turns Himself In — With Doughnuts
A wanted man made a bet with police on Facebook: If they could get 1,000 shares, he would turn himself in — and bring doughnuts. They did it. And eventually, police posted photos of his promise...
Posted: 2017-10-19 20:16:00
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White Nationalist Richard Spencer Met By Protesters At University Of Florida
Richard Spencer spoke at the University of Florida Thursday. Throngs of protesters turned out to shout him down and tell him his messages weren't welcome.
Posted: 2017-10-19 14:51:00
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Should College Professors Give 'Tech Breaks' In Class?
Is it necessary coddling or just good science to give college students breaks to check their phones? Anthropologist Barbara J. King takes a look.
Posted: 2017-10-19 14:06:30
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Is Free Speech In A 'State Of Emergency'?
A planned talk at the University of Florida has led the state's governor to take drastic measures in preparation.
Posted: 2017-10-19 09:04:00
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All-Boys School In D.C. Focuses On Helping Young Men Of Color
The public school is designed to meet the needs of young men of color. It features a "restorative justice circle," which includes the school's psychologist, a social worker and counselors.
Posted: 2017-10-19 09:01:00
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Young Children Are Spending Much More Time In Front Of Small Screens
A new national survey of parents suggests mobile device use by children under 8 has increased tenfold in the past six years.
Posted: 2017-10-18 20:41:00
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At Ron Brown College Preparatory High School, Students Are Kings, Not Kids
Washington D.C. has created a public school designed to meet the needs of young men of color. Reporters from NPR and Education Week, spent the past year documenting the birth of this new school.

Posted: 2017-10-21 12:12:49
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Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit or take a knee during the national anthem exploded into a national conversation about race. Here, high school students tell us why they sit or kneel during...
Posted: 2017-10-20 20:48:05
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The state’s Education Department unveiled a proposal that used soft language on evolution and climate change. Then came the public outcry.
Posted: 2017-10-18 22:51:46
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The school has not only recovered from financial woes, but is pivoting from a place that primarily provides arts education to a full-fledged performing arts center.
Posted: 2017-10-18 21:40:23
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In Italian Schools, Reading, Writing and Recognizing Fake News
A new program, aided by companies like Facebook, will aim to teach students how to recognize and stop the sharing of fake news and conspiracy theories.
Posted: 2017-10-17 09:51:15
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On Campus: College Advice I Wish I’d Taken
I’m a teacher, but as an undergraduate, I was the type of mediocre student I now disdain.
Posted: 2017-10-16 19:41:43
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On Campus: My Haunted Dorm Room
At my alma mater, ghost stories are a big part of campus lore.
Posted: 2017-10-16 18:53:57
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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Removed From School in Mississippi
“There is some language in the book that makes people uncomfortable,” the vice president of the Biloxi School Board said.
Posted: 2017-10-16 01:32:48
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To Inspire Young Communists, China Turns to ‘Red Army’ Schools
President Xi Jinping is reshaping political education across China’s schools for a new era — patriotic hymns and ancient poems included.
Posted: 2017-10-14 19:55:46
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Howard Cheerleaders Add Voices to the Anthem Debate by Taking a Knee
The cheerleaders at Howard, a historically black university, kneel during the national anthem before football games. Players don’t get the chance.
Posted: 2017-10-13 23:29:37
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Caught Sleeping or Worse, Troubled Teachers Will Return to New York Classrooms
To save money, schools will be forced to fill vacancies with educators who have lost their jobs but can’t be fired, despite fears some are incompetent or unstable.

Posted: 2017-10-21 18:40:37
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ORLANDO, Fla. – After a major disaster was declared Sept. 10, 2017 in Florida for Hurricane Irma, residents in 48 declared counties became eligible for assistance from the Federal Emergency...
Posted: 2017-10-21 18:34:01
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ORLANDO, Fla.  After a major disaster was declared in Florida Sept. 10, 2017 for Hurricane Irma, residents in 48 declared counties became eligible for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management...
Posted: 2017-10-21 18:19:40
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ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Survivors of hurricanes Irma and Maria in the U.S. Virgin Islands have until December 18 to register for assistance with FEMA.FEMA has granted the territorial government’s...
Posted: 2017-10-21 18:03:48
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Third Disaster Recovery Center Opens in St. Croix for Hurricane Survivors
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands — A third Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opened today in St. Croix to provide information and help for survivors of hurricanes Irma and Maria.Like all DRCs in the...
Posted: 2017-10-21 16:33:49
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Harris County Disaster Recovery Center to Operate Sundays
AUSTIN, Texas – Starting on Oct. 22, the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at the Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 3015 N MacGregor Way, Houston TX 77486, will extend its operating...
Posted: 2017-10-21 15:49:15
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Fact Sheet: Tips for Driving Safely when there is No Electricity
A disaster or severe storm can cause power outages and increase risks when driving. Use the following tips to help keep you, and the other drivers safe on the road.  Language English
Posted: 2017-10-21 15:45:01
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FEMA to Host Houston Job Fair for Hurricane Recovery Efforts on Oct. 21
AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a job fair Oct. 21 to recruit Texans for positions assisting with Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.The job fair will...
Posted: 2017-10-21 13:46:16
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Schedule Changed at Some Locations for Virgin Islanders Applying for Temporary Jobs
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – U.S. Virgin Island workers interested in applying for temporary jobs to help with the territory’s recovery from hurricanes Irma and Maria should be aware of a...
Posted: 2017-10-20 23:33:54
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FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers to open in Humacao and Mayagüez
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Two FEMA/Government of Puerto Rico Disaster Recovery Center (DRCs) will open in Puerto Rico on Saturday, October 21.  One is in Humacao and the other in Mayagüez.  ...
Posted: 2017-10-20 22:50:23
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Media Advisory: Press Conference to Update Response Efforts in Puerto Rico
   WHO:             PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR Ricardo Rosselló                           Federal Coordinating Officer Michael Byrne                     ...

Posted: 2017-10-18 14:54:18
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In his article “The False Prophet of Long Term Investing” James Mackintosh makes a nuanced argument about long-term investing versus short term trading. While he agrees that short-termism...
Posted: 2017-10-17 16:00:08
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THE LARGER GOAL Developing a robust and diverse technical workforce in the United States remains a critical national challenge. Addressing equity directly is a requirement for meeting that challenge....
Posted: 2017-10-10 19:09:45
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Photo: UN Global Compact/Zef Nikolla. General Assembly week at the United Nations (UN) in New York City was a busy one, thanks to CECP’s second CEO Investor Forum and dozens of other events...
Posted: 2017-10-02 17:20:40
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How CSR Can Advance Gender Equity
Please note: This blog post is authored by Laura S.L. Herman, Managing Director, FSG, Alexandra Geertz, Director, FSG,  and Talia Alongi, Consultant, FSG. In recent years, companies have increasingly...

Posted: 2017-10-06 21:24:59
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J.J. Green launched a fundraising campaign after learning investors wanted to take the film out of Flint.

Posted: 2017-10-03 00:15:28
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People came even before the donation centers were open.

Posted: 2017-10-21 16:49:52
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<p style="margin-left:41pt; margin-right:0in"><strong>Preferred Location: Durango, Colorado or within the Intermountain West/ Southwest&nbsp;</strong></p> <p...
Posted: 2017-10-20 23:22:30
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<p><strong>General Statement of Duties</strong></p> <p>The Executive Director of Enterprise Project Management is responsible for leading the project management...
Posted: 2017-10-20 23:09:48
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<p><strong>TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:&nbsp;</strong>Idependent Employment Contract, Part-Time (20 hours per week with flexibility to work from home)</p> <p>This position...
Posted: 2017-10-20 22:37:22
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Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction
<p>A member of the Academic House Team, the Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation and evaluation of high-quality...
Posted: 2017-10-20 20:45:03
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US Advocacy Adviser, Access Campaign
<p>Doctors Without Borders/M&eacute;decins Sans Fronti&egrave;res (MSF) is an international humanitarian organization that provides medical care to people affected by conflict,...
Posted: 2017-10-20 20:26:47
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Staff Attorney
<p>The ACLU of Delaware is seeking an ambitious and experienced staff attorney to play a leadership role advancing civil rights and liberties in the state through impact litigation, policy...
Posted: 2017-10-20 16:19:32
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Executive Director
<p>Arc of Westchester<br /> Executive Director</p> <p>Background:<br /> Arc of Westchester (Arc) is the largest agency in Westchester County supporting children,...
Posted: 2017-10-19 19:29:57
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Vice President, Finance
<p>Founded in a midtown Manhattan church, Win opened its doors in 1983 as a shelter for a small group of homeless women and their children.&nbsp; Since then, Win has evolved to become...
Posted: 2017-10-19 19:28:51
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Director of Health Fund Operations
<p style="margin-left:0in; margin-right:0in"><strong>Building Service 32BJ Benefit Funds, </strong>a premier benefit support organization for one of the nation&rsquo;s...
Posted: 2017-10-18 23:22:59
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Communications Manager, U.S.
<p style="margin-left:0in; margin-right:0in">The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), a global non-profit organization, is seeking a<strong> Communications Manager, U.S. </strong>The...

Posted: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:15:01 GMT
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Key ResponsibilitiesDevelopment & Implementation of CoTA’s Vision and Strategic InitiativesIn collaboration with key stakeholders, develop and implement CoTA’s vision, mission, core values,...
Posted: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:15:01 GMT
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About the Role: The VP, People & Culture will fundamentally reimagine our talent function, and steward our culture, ensuring that Girls Who Code is an organization that lives its values,...
Posted: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:15:01 GMT
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The Children's Trust Massachusetts seeks applications and nominations for the position of Director of Development. About Children's Trust Massachusetts The Children's Trust is on a...
Posted: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:15:01 GMT
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Managing Director, Philanthropy (New York, New York)
The Managing Director, Philanthropy is the strategic leader who drives Synergos’ contribution to the development of high-impact philanthropy around the globe. As part of this, s/he is responsible...
Posted: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:15:01 GMT
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Chief Executive Officer: Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee (Nashville, Tennessee)
The Jewish Federation of Nashville is seeking an experienced 21st century leader and change agent to work with and inspire a seasoned staff in the areas of fund raising, community planning and...
Posted: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:15:01 GMT
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Executive Director, San Francisco Bay Area (Oakland, California)
ABOUT COLLEGESPRING CollegeSpring is a national non-profit organization that equips low-income students with the academic skills and mentoring they need to close the SAT, ACT, and college opportunity...
Posted: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:15:01 GMT
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Development Director, URJ Northeast Camps (Lyndhurst, New Jersey)
BackgroundThe URJ’s Northeast (NE) Camps exist as a vehicle to transform, inspire and invigorate Jewish lives and the Jewish future. We seek a mission- and values-driven development professional...
Posted: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:15:01 GMT
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Chief Development Officer (New York, New York)
Position Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. seeks a proven, dynamic and inspiring strategic leader with superior relationship skills and demonstrated success in building...
Posted: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:15:01 GMT
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Executive Director (Westport, Connecticut)
Westport Historical Society (WHS) is seeking an experienced, self-motivated, and detail-oriented person to become its next full-time Executive Director. The new Executive Director will be charged...
Posted: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:15:01 GMT
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Executive Director (Hawthorne, New York)
The Position:Arc is seeking a dynamic, inspirational and compassionate person as its next Executive Director, replacing its longtime and highly respected leader Richard Swierat.  Reporting...

Posted: 2017-10-16 14:25:08
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The Bay Journal highlighted Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park and the Underground Railroad Experience Trail in a recent article, “Imagine a flight... The post In The Press: Imagine a flight...
Posted: 2017-10-12 16:47:10
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Special events commemorate the adoption of the 1864 Maryland Constitution which abolished slavery in the state of Maryland on November 1. The post Step Back in Time and Relive History at Maryland’s...
Posted: 2017-10-12 14:45:51
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What better way to get to know someone than over a cup of joe? Recently, Park Police officers did just that when they took time out of their day to speak one-on-one with Montgomery County residents...
Posted: 2017-10-10 18:23:16
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Park Police Win Awards at National Mounted Police Colloquium
Park Police personnel received the awards in Lexington, Kentucky The post Park Police Win Awards at National Mounted Police Colloquium appeared first on Montgomery Parks.
Posted: 2017-10-09 20:41:05
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Volunteers Help Spruce Up Sligo Creek During Annual Sweep the Creek Event
Sweep the Creek stations volunteers throughout a 10-mile stretch along Sligo Creek. For many who help, the annual event is a way to contribute to an entity they use near daily. The post Volunteers...
Posted: 2017-10-03 16:32:52
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“A Forest Journey” Showcases the Importance of Trees
Whether you climb from them, swing from them or take refuge under their leafy canopies, forests do so much more than provide entertainment. To increase awareness of the mighty forest and its...
Posted: 2017-09-29 14:20:24
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In The Press: Her Only Way to Freedom Was to Escape
Woodlawn Museum and the Underground Railroad Experience Trail was highlighted on MobileRVing.com in an article titled "Her Only Way To Freedom Was To Escape." The post In The Press: Her Only...
Posted: 2017-09-28 18:31:19
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Five Tips for a Perfect Fall Picnic
Fall is a wonderful time to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Whether you’re grilling burgers with all the fixings or just enjoying a light sandwich, these tips can help make your...
Posted: 2017-09-27 01:23:28
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Montgomery Parks Reminds Public to Be Aware of Wasps in Parks
High populations of wasps are common in the fall season. The post Montgomery Parks Reminds Public to Be Aware of Wasps in Parks appeared first on Montgomery Parks.
Posted: 2017-09-25 14:29:48
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Have a Creative Evening at Locust Grove Nature Center
Nature crafts aren't just for kids. In this new adult program series, participants can enjoy nature-themed crafts with their friends. The post Have a Creative Evening at Locust Grove Nature...