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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Situation “worrying” as cases of South African variants increase; Increase in ICU admissions

The more transmissible South African variant of SARS-CoV-2 has spread at a faster rate, with COVID-19 cases increasing rapidly in many parts of France, French Health Minister Olivier Véran warned on Tuesday. a press briefing. “This week we have seen a sharp increase in the proportion [of Covid-19 cases involving] …

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PMA 1983 class donates food items for community pantries in the NCR

FOOD AID. Head of JTF-NCR, Brig. General Marcellano Teofilo (3rd from right) receives a box of food items from the 1983 PMA class president and Home Secretary Bernardo Florece (4th from left) during the renewal of donations to the Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City, Tuesday, April 27, 2021. The donation, which …

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Downtown homicide victim died helping others

TUCSON (KVOA) – One of two suspects suspected of being involved in a homicide in the city center on Sunday is now behind bars. The 21-year-old Luis Alberto Garcia was arrested this morning after an intense manhunt. The Tucson Police Department said he and another man were responsible for the …

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Roanoke community mourns after two shootings involving teenagers

ROANOKE, VA. – There is a call to action in Roanoke after two separate shootings all involving teenagers. One of them died, two others were taken to hospital. They both took place on Monday. Bishop JL Jackson is a local pastor and is one of the many people who say …

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Hawkeye Community College Gets Low Interest Rate on $ 9 Million Bond Issue | Education News

Hawkeye Community College logo. COURTESY PHOTO WATERLOO – A short term repayment for a general bond issue allows Hawkeye Community College to receive a very low interest rate. The board of directors on Tuesday approved the sale of $ 8.96 million bonds to Robert W. Baird & Co. to help …

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Town of Flint Welcomes Community Feedback for Spending $ 99.3 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funding

FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) – (4/27/2021) – More than $ 99 million is on its way to the town of Flint. The money is part of President Biden’s US bailout to help communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, tough decisions are going to be made on exactly how Vehicle City …

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