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United Colors Of Benetton And UN Women: End Violence Against Women Now!
11/24/2014 11:31:51 AM
A group of men "stoning" a woman with flower petals: this is the powerful and surprising symbol-image of the new campaign by United Colors of Benetton in support of UN Women, the United Nations agency that promotes gender equality and empowerment of women, on occasion of the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, on 25 November.  By choosing to …
Serco awarded contract to continue running Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre
11/24/2014 11:25:07 AM
Serco will introduce a series of improvements and innovations at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) under a new eight year contract awarded by the UK Home Office to continue running the Centre.  Serco will draw on best practice from around the world to ensure that the highest standard of care is provided for residents at all times and to place even more emphasis on …
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital unveils Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration
11/21/2014 2:45:16 PM
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is dedicating and opening the Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration on the St. Jude campus. The new center, which will sit atop the world’s first proton therapy center designed for and dedicated solely to the treatment of children, is critical to St. Jude in leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats …
AASA Statement on the Data Quality Campaign Report
11/21/2014 10:35:06 AM
Daniel A. Domenech, the executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, issued the following statement upon the release of “ Paving the Pathway to Success: Data for Action 2014 ,” a report issued by the Data Quality Campaign. “AASA applauds the work of the Data Quality Campaign for providing helpful information about how states are implementing data to …
Georgia Insurance Advisors Inaugurates Charity Program In The Bogart, GA Area, And Debuts With Campaign Providing Guidance To Children With Developmental Disabilities
11/21/2014 10:04:31 AM
Bogart, GA – Located in Bogart, GA, Georgia Insurance Advisors announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by …
Worldwide action needed to address hidden crisis of violence against women and girls
11/21/2014 9:38:06 AM
Current efforts to prevent violence against women and girls are inadequate, according to a new Series published in The Lancet . Estimates suggest that globally, 1 in 3 women has experienced either physical or sexual violence from their partner, and that 7% of women will experience sexual assault by a non-partner at some point in their lives. Yet, despite increased global …
Call for Media: ESA’s GOCE mission continues serving Earth science
11/21/2014 9:25:48 AM
Media are invited to a press briefing on the scientific results that continue to come from ESA’s gravity mission. At the opening of the 5th International GOCE User Workshop on 25 November at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, experts will discuss the mission’s contribution to our knowledge of ocean circulation, solid earth physics, upper atmosphere and geodesy. …
Duterte Insurance Group Initiates New Charity Campaign in Laredo, TX to Collaborate with Project GRAD Houston and Contribute to Scholarship Fund in Memory of Terri Duterte
11/20/2014 3:23:32 PM
Laredo, TX – With a new charity program in the Laredo, TX area, Duterte Insurance Group, in collaboration with Project GRAD Houston, announced a new campaign that will reward a local outstanding student currently in the Program, with a college scholarship honoring the memory of Terri Duterte.  Terri was a beloved middle-school teacher who, before losing her battle with …
CodeNow Kicks Off National Coding Program with First Partner: Bloomberg
11/19/2014 7:25:50 PM
CodeNow , a nonprofit focused on teaching underrepresented youth to code, is announcing an exciting partnership with Bloomberg LP today, the first in a series of high-level collaborations that will bring its curriculum to thousands of students nationwide. As part of the partnership, CodeNow’s next NYC coding workshop will be powered by Bloomberg and led by the company’s …
BASF contributes $34,000 to Washington County Alabama School System
11/19/2014 5:55:37 PM
BASF – McIntosh contributed $34,000 to the Washington County Alabama School System. The funds will assist seven schools and the career technical center with making science engaging for students and support workforce development initiatives. “BASF is pleased to support schools in Washington County,” said George Vann, Vice President of the BASF site in McIntosh, Alabama. “In …
Panasonic-Backed Tokai University Team Wins Carrera Solar Atacama 2014 in Chile
Panasonic-Backed Tokai University Team Wins Carrera Solar Atacama 2014 in Chile
11/19/2014 1:50:22 PM
Panasonic Corporation today announced a team from Tokai University in Japan won the Carrera Solar Atacama 2014, South America’s biggest solar car race, with a solar car that was powered by Panasonic’s HIT®* solar modules and high-capacity lithium-ion batteries. This year’s competition in the Atacama Desert saw 25 teams from six countries participate with their vehicles fueled …
Boosts in productivity of corn and other crops modify Northern Hemisphere carbon dioxide cycle
Boosts in productivity of corn and other crops modify Northern Hemisphere carbon dioxide cycle
11/19/2014 1:44:06 PM
Each year in the Northern Hemisphere, levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide drop in the summer as plants "inhale," then climb again as they exhale after the growing season. During the last 50 years, the size of this seasonal swing has increased by as much as half, for reasons that aren’t fully understood. Now a team of researchers has shown that agricultural production may …
How Children Learn to Read Quickly and Easily Lies in Making Learning Fun with Learning Activities and Resources: Veteran Teacher Reveals
11/18/2014 5:42:50 PM
VICTORIA, Australia November 2014 – When parents realise their child may be falling behind the rest of the class, they understandably feel anxious about what the future may hold. Whilst education experts agree that identifying learning difficulties early and finding ways to make learning fun are important in ensuring learning success, there are many case studies of …
Mark Jameson Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Burleson, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Support Local Nonprofit Fighting Domestic Violence
11/18/2014 5:28:48 PM
Burleson, TX – Mark Jameson Insurance Agency in Burleson, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by …
The Golseth Agency’s Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in Flower Mound, TX in Collaboration With Chadwick Financial to Support Local Toys for Tots
The Golseth Agency’s Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in Flower Mound, TX in Collaboration With Chadwick Financial to Support Local Toys for Tots
11/18/2014 12:23:14 PM
Flower Mound, TX – With a new charity program in the Flower Mound, TX area, The Golseth Agency has partnered with Chadwick Financial to initiate a holiday toy drive and provide gifts for local unprivileged children.  The campaign is in collaboration with Toys for Tots, an acclaimed mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve to collect and distribute toys to kids in need, …
The DiRaddo Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in The Rochester, NY Area, and Debuts With Campaign to Provide a Safe Place for Victims of Child Abuse
11/18/2014 12:10:15 PM
Rochester, NY – The DiRaddo Agencies announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing awareness to those …
A Holiday Fun Event at Homeschool.com
A Holiday Fun Event at Homeschool.com
11/18/2014 11:00:00 AM
Homeschool.com announces their very first Holiday Fun Event .  The Holiday Fun Event began on November 14, 2014, and it will last through December 31, 2014.  During the event, Homeschool.com is offering holiday information, printables, science experiments, crafts and more, covering  the holidays of Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve.  Free …
CIHs Uniquely Skilled to Help School Districts Ensure a Healthy Indoor Environment
CIHs Uniquely Skilled to Help School Districts Ensure a Healthy Indoor Environment
11/17/2014 11:28:49 AM
In October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new guidance to help school districts protect indoor air quality (IAQ) while increasing energy efficiency during renovation projects.  Energy Savings Plus Health: Indoor Air Quality Guidelines for School Building Upgrades offers opportunities to prevent and control potentially harmful conditions during these …
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11/17/2014 8:44:32 AM
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Indianapolis organization teams with National Institute on Drug Abuse to boost National Drug Facts Week participation in Indiana schools
Indianapolis organization teams with National Institute on Drug Abuse to boost National Drug Facts Week participation in Indiana schools
11/14/2014 6:18:25 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Sam’s Watch is collaborating with the National Institute on Drug Abuse , part of the National Institutes of Health , to encourage Indiana middle and high schools to participate in National Drug Facts Week .  Sam’s Watch is a nonprofit organization started this year after 16-year-old academic honors athlete Sam Motsay died from using a little-known …