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Community Profile: Ivan Jackson strives to keep LIFT-UP in the mix to tackle local food insecurity

Lift-Up’s new director, Ivan Jackson, fills a cooler with perishable food at the Rifle Lift-Up store before it’s distributed.Chelsea Self / Post Independent Ivan Jackson joined LIFT-UP as the new Executive Director in August. Originally from London, Jackson worked in the Boulder area before coming to Garfield County and brings …

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Joint statement by IGAD, R-JMEC, representatives of the African Diplomatic Community, Norway and UNMISS on the situation in Tambura – South Sudan

Juba, September 19, 2021: A joint delegation of international partners in the South Sudan peace process visited Tambura, Western Equatoria State, on September 16, 2021, to encourage peaceful solutions to the conflict that has resulted in the deaths and deaths of civilians, the displacement of more than 80,000 people, the …

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24 new community cases of Covid-19 today | 1 NEWS

There are 24 new cases of Covid-19 in the community in New Zealand on Sunday, all in Auckland, public health director Caroline McElnay confirmed. The total number of cases in this outbreak is now 1,050, of which 361 remain active. Twenty-one of the new cases have been epidemiologically linked to …

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Dar intensifies its exchanges with the East African Community (EAC), the Southern African Development Community (SADC)

The Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) stated that there has been an increase in trade between Tanzania and countries of the East African Community (CAE) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) since the arrival in power of the Sixth Phase Government. TPSF President Angelina Ngalula made the remarks when …

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Elevé Dance Boutique brings a niche to our community

Dani Hamilton wielding pointy shoes from the dance shop Elevé (Tayler Stephenson, Oil City) CASPER, Wyo – As we dust off the COVID cobwebs, I’m sure you’ve noticed the many local businesses in town. Dani Hamilton, owner of one of these local businesses, said: “There is a strong push to …

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Cameroon community leaders boost demand for COVID-19 vaccines – Cameroon

Yaoundé – Local leaders, working with more than 2,300 community mobilizers and 1,450 vaccination teams, played a crucial role in the success of a rapid vaccination campaign against COVID-19 that has vaccinated 52,000 people in through Cameroon in just five days in July. Community leader Jean Calvin Nama-Ntse is working …

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South Asian non-binary communities fear losing their identity

Sep 18, 2021 IN MARCH, WHEN Tashnuva Anan Shishir appeared on Bangladeshi TV screens, she made history as the country’s first transgender news anchor. A few weeks later a madrassa exclusively for khwaja saras opened in Pakistan. In India, “Phirki”, a television show that ran for 225 episodes last year, …

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A look at a solution to the affordable housing crisis

ORLANDO, Florida – The affordable housing crisis is getting worse by the day, with housing supply at its lowest level and rents reaching record highs, but there are people, projects and organizations dedicated to tackling the crisis. One solution to the affordable housing problem that is currently gaining popularity is …

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Golf community hosts fundraising tournament in honor of 9/11 victims and first responders

LELAND, NC (WECT) – On a day when most of the United States observes a silent memory, a community has gathered by the hundreds to honor those lost on September 11 and support the families of first responders who still give their all today. Twenty years later, those at Ground …

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Slow down the eastern shore planning study

Representatives from several Nashville labor and equity organizations stood against the backdrop of the Cumberland River on Wednesday with a resounding demand: to slow down the East Rim planning study and increase community engagement. Metro Nashville’s planning department has partnered with global design firm Perkins Eastman for the multi-month study …

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