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Indigenous community is isolated again | Islander

An isolated indigenous community in Queensland was once again left without phone lines or internet services for four days. The Lockhart River and Aboriginal County are currently without internet and telephone service due to an infrastructure incident at the area provider at Batavia Downs. The region has a long history …

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UNO COVID-19 vaccination clinic open to UN and Omaha communities | New

UNO New Events UNO COVID-19 vaccination clinic open to UN communities, Omaha Dated: 04/30/21 time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and others are encouraged to attend the walk-in COVID vaccination clinic at the UN Student Center Milo Bail on Friday, April 30. The University of Nebraska …

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Community engagement policy approved | Mirage News

The Council should strengthen and coordinate its approach to community engagement, following the approval of the community engagement policy. The policy will coordinate the Board’s approach to all community engagement activities. It describes who the Board will engage with – including why, how and when we will engage – to …

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DOST Region 8 Expands Community Empowerment Project

AGRI TECHNOLOGY. Farmers in Villaconzoilo village in Jaro, Leyte share their expertise in crop production with learners from different parts of Leyte province in this photo from February 11, 2020. The village is a former rebel infested village awarded as the best Community Empowerment Through Science and Technology 2019 in …

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Lynn View Community Center’s New Playground Almost Ready | The well-being

KINGSPORT – Lynn View Community Center has a new play area for the kids. And just in time for summer vacation. The new playing field is located near the upper baseball field next to the parking lot on the gymnasium side of the building. It features two climbing and sliding …

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City council approves community members on reparations committee

City Council approved four community members to serve on the Evanston Repairs Committee Monday. Of the more than 30 people who applied, four were chosen: Bonnie Lockhart, member of the Evanston Dementia Initiative, Claire McFarland Barber, Executive Director of the Elder Rights and Wellness Initiative, outgoing Ald. Robin Rue Simmons …

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Community-based learning course engages students with Chilean organization, translates program // The Observer

Four years ago, the Spanish teacher Elena Mangione-Lora created the course “Introduction to translation and interpretation” with the aim of having a real impact on the local community and teaching students through experience. The course is offered in the spring semester and focuses on translation theory, ethics, procedures and techniques …

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Community: “Happy New Year Theravada”

Theravada New Year is a time for family and friends and known by many different names including Chaul Chnam Kmer in Cambodia, Lao New Year in Laos, Sinhala New Year in Sri Lanka, Songkran in Thailand, Thingyan in Myanmar, Sangken in India and Water Festival of watering in China. Theravada …

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Pia Wurtzbach shares her thoughts on the community pantry initiative

MANILA – Pia Wurtzbach shared her thoughts on the growing community pantry movement on Tuesday after being interviewed by one of her fans. The former Miss Universe, who has been active in fundraising efforts amid the pandemic, sees community pantries as “proof of the eternal spirit of the bayanihan.” “I …

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