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Congressional Testimony: Partnership CEO Jonathan Fantini Porter Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee

Congressional Testimony: Partnership CEO Jonathan Fantini Porter Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee

Partnership CEO Jonathan Fantini Porter testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in a hearing entitled: "Addressing Root Causes of Migration from Central America through Private Investment: Progress in VP Harris’ Call to Action.” - June 25, 2022 - Partnership for Central America

Sheriff Richard Jones Endorses Matt King for State Representative

Sheriff Richard Jones Endorses Matt King for State Representative

Sheriff Jones, the head law enforcement official in Butler County, announced his endorsement for Matt King for State Representative. "Matt King's going to fight for you. You know why? Cause he has never been in politics. He's a businessman." - June 23, 2022 - Friends of Matt King

James Sloan Takes Firm Stand on Issues Important to Tennessee House of Representatives District 63

James Sloan Takes Firm Stand on Issues Important to Tennessee House of Representatives District 63

James Sloan, a conservative Republican candidate for Tennessee House of Representatives District 63, announces his key platform issues as they align with the voters and approximately 100,000 citizens of eastern Williamson County, Tennessee, who reside in House District 63 stating that, "My stance on issues will always align with the majority of my constituents as I work to get issues and problems addressed while maintaining a balanced state budget and protection of our individual civil rights." - June 21, 2022 - Campaign for SloanForTN

EPA Warning About Health Risks from PFOA & PFOS Even at Low Levels - ZeroWater Only Water Filter NSF Certified to Reduce These Contaminants by Over 90%

EPA Warning About Health Risks from PFOA & PFOS Even at Low Levels - ZeroWater Only Water Filter NSF Certified to Reduce These Contaminants by Over 90%

ZeroWater 5-Stage water filter is the only water filter NSF certified to reduce PFOA and PFOS, two of the most toxic compounds found in tap water. The EPA issued nonbinding health advisories that set health risk thresholds for PFOA and PFOS to near zero, replacing 2016 guidelines that had set them at 70 parts per trillion. The toxic compounds are associated with cancer and reduced birth weight. - June 17, 2022 - ZeroWater

State's Attorney Candidate Perry Paylor Out-Raises Long-Term Incumbent; Raises More Than Two Challengers Combined

State's Attorney Candidate Perry Paylor Out-Raises Long-Term Incumbent; Raises More Than Two Challengers Combined

Montgomery County State’s Attorney candidate Perry Paylor raised three times as much in campaign contributions as incumbent John McCarthy during the most recent campaign-finance reporting period. As in the prior reporting period, Paylor raised more than the two challengers combined Jan. 7... - June 17, 2022 - Friends of Perry Paylor

Janora McDuffie & Wife Leila Ryan to Attend White House Pride Celebration

The 2022 Academy Awards voice announcer, Janora McDuffie, and LAPD SWAT Officer Leila Ryan joined the list of White House attendees for President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden's Pride Celebration on Wednesday, June 15. McDuffie, as the first openly gay announcer for this year's 94th Academy Awards and Leila Ryan, as a 24-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and the second woman in the organization's history. - June 16, 2022 - Janora McDuffie

NPA Candidate Tuan "TQ" Nguyen Formally Runs for Florida U.S. Senate

Today, Tuan "TQ" Nguyen has formally filed his candidacy for U.S. Senate in Florida. Nguyen, a no-party-affiliated candidate, is joining the race where the incumbent GOP Senator, Marco Rubio, and Dem Congresswoman Val Demings are the partisan front runners. Tuan "TQ" Nguyen... - June 13, 2022 - Tuan "TQ" Nguyen

Race Unity Day Conference Announced

The Bahá'ís of Scottsdale will be hosting a conference themed “Social Transformation and Promoting Race Amity in Education.” - June 09, 2022 - The Bahá'ís of Scottsdale

A New Book from Oaklea Press Purports to Offer a Way to End the Epidemic of Mass Shootings

A New Book from Oaklea Press Purports to Offer a Way to End the Epidemic of Mass Shootings

The message of a book just released by Oaklea entitled “A No-Brainer Way to Stop the Killings” is that our culture produces nihilists and mass murderers due a widely held, but erroneous belief. The author says a “no-brainer solution” would be simply to mount a national awareness campaign to communicate this. He maintains that the facts that would bring this change about have clearly been demonstrated by a large number of scientific studies. His book provides details. - June 07, 2022 - The Oaklea Press

Top Winnebago County Republicans Praise GOP Chairman for Leadership

Top Winnebago County Republicans Praise GOP Chairman for Leadership

Winnebago County Board Chairman Joe Chiarelli, County Sheriff Gary Caruana, and Loves Park Mayor Greg Jury met with Winnebago County Republican Central Committee Chairman Eli Nicolosi to assess the leadership structure of the local Republican Party. Mr. Nicolosi discussed his successful... - June 04, 2022 - Winnebago County Republican Central Committee

Her Excellency Ambassador María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, Former President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Joins World Sustainability Forum

Her Excellency Ambassador María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, Former President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Joins World Sustainability Forum

Her Excellency Ambassador María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, former President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (2018 - 2019) joined the Board of Patrons of the World Sustainability Forum. - May 25, 2022 - World Sustainability Forum

Community Family Life Services Hosting 3-Day Virtual Conference on Serving Moms in Crisis, with a Focus on Criminal Justice

Community Family Life Services Hosting 3-Day Virtual Conference on Serving Moms in Crisis, with a Focus on Criminal Justice

From June 7-9, the Community Family Life Services (CFLS) Speakers Bureau will hold its second national MORE THAN Conference, a survivor-led virtual series on the intersection of domestic violence, race, poverty, the criminal justice system, and motherhood. Attendees can earn up to 13 CEUs approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886880865-4332). - May 25, 2022 - Community Family Life Services

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

LA, Inc. will be hosting a fundraiser, "The Mixer that Matters" on May 26th in honor of Foster Youth Month to specifically celebrate the resilient young people in the Foster Care system, hosted by Chad L. Coleman, actor on the award-winning series The Walking Dead. Representatives and... - May 25, 2022 - Living Advantage Inc.

On Mental Health Action Day, a TEDx Talk That Provides a Behavioral Recipe for Burnout Prevention

On Mental Health Action Day, a TEDx Talk That Provides a Behavioral Recipe for Burnout Prevention

Dr. Jacqueline Kerr's TEDx talk just went live. In it she talks about burnout being like a Baked Alaska. She then provides CEOs, Managers and families the ingredients for how to prevent burnout. The most important part though is the recipe, the action plan for how take these ingredients and make a behavioral change plan that will help families, society and the economy. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Today is Mental Health Action Day. This talk is the key to action. - May 19, 2022 - Dr. Jacqueline Kerr

Clubhouse International Joins Second "Mental Health Action Day" Aims to Motivate People to Take Action for Better Mental Health

Clubhouse International Joins Second "Mental Health Action Day" Aims to Motivate People to Take Action for Better Mental Health

Setting the theme of "Connection," more than 1,400 companies and organizations will launch calls to action to address the surge of loneliness and isolation felt by millions as a result of the pandemic. - May 18, 2022 - Clubhouse International

Congressional Candidate Calls for All Government Supporters of "the War on Children" to Resign

Congressional Candidate Calls for All Government Supporters of "the War on Children" to Resign

Congressional Candidate Sean Pignatelli, amid the baby formula crisis, demands officials in Washington to resign. - May 16, 2022 - Sean Pignatelli Political Campaign

New Burning Glass Institute Report: Jobs Numbers Hide Significant Shifts in the Economy

New Burning Glass Institute Report: Jobs Numbers Hide Significant Shifts in the Economy

The April jobs report shows that the post-pandemic recovery continues at pace, with the economy having add 428,000 jobs. But as The Burning Glass Institute’s latest report The Through-the-Looking-Glass Recovery illustrates, behind those growing numbers is the sobering fact that nearly one in... - May 11, 2022 - Burning Glass Institute

New Idaho Business Redefines and Supports Emerging RINO Voting Bloc

New Idaho Business Redefines and Supports Emerging RINO Voting Bloc

A new clothing-oriented small business is putting a new spin on the once-derogatory term of RINO and is promoting wearing the term proudly in recognition of a growing number of voters. Historically, RINO has been used as a derisive acronym for “Republican in Name Only” and applied to... - April 30, 2022 - RINO-HO

Will a Constitutional Conservative Emerge Victorious in South Jersey's Upcoming Republican Primary?

Will a Constitutional Conservative Emerge Victorious in South Jersey's Upcoming Republican Primary?

With a little over a month to go until the primary election (scheduled for June 7) in NJ’s Congressional District 2, and mail-in ballots ready to be received soon, voters will decide if they will be represented by a Constitutional Conservative. Incumbent Jeff Van Drew is facing two direct... - April 29, 2022 - Sean Pignatelli Political Campaign

Cecil R. Benjamin Recognized as a VIP for Two Consecutive Years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Cecil R. Benjamin of St. Croix, VI has been recognized as a VIP Member for 2021 and 2022 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding contributions and achievement in the field of government. About Cecil R. Benjamin Cecil R. Benjamin is an American political activist and... - April 20, 2022 - Strathmore Worldwide

Judicial Candidate Endorsed by Conservative PAC

Judicial Candidate Endorsed by Conservative PAC

Reguli was recently endorsed by Williamson Families PAC and Tennessee Republican Assembly, both conservative organizations promoting values that focus on families, constitutional values, and restoration of liberty. - April 10, 2022 - LawCare Family Law Center

HelpYouFind.Me, Safety Tech Startup, Launches Refugee Program

Tens of thousands of Ukrainians are fleeing the war zone and finding refuge in neighboring countries and beyond. There is no way to track these people, where they are going, or if they are safe, as a result of this HelpYouFind.Me launched a refugee program that allows families to stay connected. - March 16, 2022 - HelpYouFind.Me

Verbica Wins Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association PAC Endorsement

Verbica Wins Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association PAC Endorsement

Peter Coe Verbica, Candidate for the California State Board of Equalization, District 2, 2022, wins the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Political Action Committee endorsement for the 2022 election cycle. - March 15, 2022 - Peter Coe Verbica for Board of Equalization Dist. 2 2022

Verb™ Presents Speaker Series: "Geopolitical Risk and the Rising Role of Cryptocurrencies," Featuring David Lawant

Verb™ Presents Speaker Series: "Geopolitical Risk and the Rising Role of Cryptocurrencies," Featuring David Lawant

Verb™ Presents Speaker Series features David Lawant, Director of Research at Bitwise®, a prominent cryptocurrency asset manager. Mr. Lawant’s talk, “Geopolitical Risk and the Rising Role of Cryptocurrencies” will be on March 29, 2022 at 5:30 pm (Pacific Time). Mr. - March 11, 2022 - Silicon Private Wealth

HULT Private Capital Evaluates Economic Resistance to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

HULT Private Capital Evaluates Economic Resistance to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

The inescapable news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last week has sent shockwaves across the globe. As the world watches on in disbelief, HULT Private Capital looks at the responsive action being taken by the UK and the US and the sanctions being invoked as well as the impact on the markets. - March 01, 2022 - HULT Private Capital

Clubhouse International Joins WHO, ILO, and Others to Demonstrate the Impact of Employment Programs on Mental Health Recovery

Clubhouse International Joins WHO, ILO, and Others to Demonstrate the Impact of Employment Programs on Mental Health Recovery

Clubhouse International will share how Clubhouse employment programs help prevent and end isolation, and help with social inclusion. - February 28, 2022 - Clubhouse International

Crystal Cavalier, Congressional Candidate Talks Sustainable Energy at WRISE

Congressional candidate, Crystal Cavalier is scheduled to speak at the Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) virtual conference taking place on Friday, Feb.25, from 12-1p. During the event, Cavalier will participate in a panel discussion sharing ways to make energy renewable... - February 25, 2022 - Crystal Cavalier For Congress

Ron Beaty Announces 2022 Republican Candidacy for Barnstable County Commissioner

Ron Beaty Announces 2022 Republican Candidacy for Barnstable County Commissioner

Fiscal Conservative Republican Ron Beaty to Run for County Commissioner on Cape Cod with a Focus Upon Restoring Fiscal Integrity and Accountability to Barnstable County Government - February 20, 2022 - Campaign to Elect Ron Beaty

Crystal Cavalier Announces Congressional Campaign Run

In the midst of a controversial time in voting history and in direct response to the NC Supreme Court decision to redraw maps, Crystal Cavalier is set to announce her campaign to obtain the 7th district seat in the U.S. House on Tuesday, February 8th. - February 12, 2022 - Crystal Cavalier Campaign Committee

Jerrod L. Crockett Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2022 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Jerrod L. Crockett Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2022 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Jerrod L. Crockett of Carrollton, Missouri has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2022, by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of law enforcement. About Jerrod L. Crockett Jerrod L. Crockett is the... - February 11, 2022 - Strathmore Worldwide

Author Releases New Book, “America’s Last Fortress,” Sounding Warning Bell on China’s Growing Interest in Puerto Rico

Author Releases New Book, “America’s Last Fortress,” Sounding Warning Bell on China’s Growing Interest in Puerto Rico

New book explores what author Alexander Odishelidze believes is the important and unsettling connection between Puerto Rico’s sovereignty debate, China’s Caribbean “Belt and Road” Initiative, and America’s National Security - February 10, 2022 - Bublish

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Joins the Medical Society of the State of New York

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Joins the Medical Society of the State of New York

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), one of the Nation’s leading oncology practices, is pleased to announce its membership with the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY). “NYCBS is thrilled to be a member of the MSSNY,” said David Eagle, MD, Chair of... - January 26, 2022 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

"The Police Are Not Your Friends," Thomas B. Fitzgerald Warns in New Book

Thomas B. Fitzgerald blends guidance, cautionary tales in guide to surviving police encounters. - January 26, 2022 - Thomas Fitzgerald

Save Our Allies Reacts to President Biden’s “No Apologies” Remarks

Following is a statement from Save Our Allies regarding President Biden's "No apologies" remarks: Save Our Allies, a direct-response Afghan rescue organization, is calling on Congress to demand accountability for the American citizens and allies left in Afghanistan following... - January 25, 2022 - Save Our Allies

Montgomery County State’s Attorney Candidate Perry Paylor on Pace with Long-Time Incumbent Leads in the Number of Individual Donors

Montgomery County State’s Attorney Candidate Perry Paylor on Pace with Long-Time Incumbent Leads in the Number of Individual Donors

Montgomery County, MD State’s Attorney Candidate Perry Paylor filed his first financial report on Wednesday - having the most individual contributors and having raised the most total amount of money compared to any of the individual challenger candidates. Paylor reported $170,000 in campaign... - January 25, 2022 - Friends of Perry Paylor

Joe Madison Hunger Strike for Voting Rights Comes to a Bitter-Sweet End

Joe Madison Hunger Strike for Voting Rights Comes to a Bitter-Sweet End

Joe Madison announced the end of his hunger strike on Thursday, January 20, 2022. The transcript of his statement, which was announced on his popular radio show, is included below. "I woke up this morning to the unfortunate news that the United States Senate had failed to protect the voting... - January 24, 2022 - Joe Madison

Follow Tamika Mapp as She Runs for New York State Assembly District 68 with This New Site

Follow Tamika Mapp as She Runs for New York State Assembly District 68 with This New Site

A new site has launched for Tamika Mapp, allowing residents around the New York area to follow along as she aims to represent New York State Assembly District 68. It explains that she is the best person to represent the district because she has a new and fresh approach to key issues. More... - January 24, 2022 - Friends of Tamika Mapp

Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely Presented Before the Mexican Congress’ Parliament of Sustainable Peace for the Indigenous People Mexico-Africa

Queen Mother, Community Mayor of Harlem, Dedicated Her 15 Minute Speech to the Immigrant Children Whose Lives Were Lost in the January 9th, 2022 Fire in the Bronx, NYC, USA - January 17, 2022 - New Future Foundation

Attorney General Sean D. Reyes Issues Statement on Supreme Court Vaccine Mandate Ruling

U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Vaccine Mandate Cases - January 14, 2022 - Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes

Save Our Allies Invites Public to Welcome Afghan Combat Interpreter to New Home Members of the Media Are Cordially Invited to Attend

Save Our Allies, with the Greater Beaches VFW Post 3270, is hosting a Welcome to your New American Home event, to welcome former Afghan Combat Interpreter and Military Ally Kaihan and his family to the community. - January 13, 2022 - Save Our Allies

Florida D20 Congressional Candidate Jim Flynn Vows to Fight Communism in the USA as Special Election is Set for January 11, 2022

Florida D20 Congressional Candidate Jim Flynn vows to fight Communism in the USA as Special Election is set for January 11, 2022. Jim Flynn, NPA candidate, vies for upset in FL D20 Congressional race this Tuesday as inflation tsunami rolls across USA and supply chain issues continue. Flynn... - January 11, 2022 - Flynn For Congress

Feel The Bern San Fernando Valley Democratic Club CalCare Car Caravan

Feel The Bern San Fernando Valley Democratic Club will co-sponsor a statewide day of action “CalCare Car Caravan” sponsored by the California Nurses Association to bring awareness to the Guaranteed Health Care for All bill AB1400 on the assembly floor this month, introduced by Assembly... - January 07, 2022 - Feel The Bern San Fernando Valley Democratic Club

Ryan Rose Announces 2022 Run for District 48 Seat

A River Valley pastor and small business owner has formally announced his bid to run for the Arkansas House of Representatives District 48 seat. - January 07, 2022 - Ryan Rose for Arkansas

Verb™ Presents Speaker Series: “East-West Geopolitics and Why Ukraine Matters” with Steven Pifer, Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine

Verb™ Presents Speaker Series: “East-West Geopolitics and Why Ukraine Matters” with Steven Pifer, Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine

Steven Pifer, William Perry Fellow at Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation and a former Ambassador to Ukraine, will be the Verb™ Presents Speaker Series featured guest on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 5:30 pm (Pacific Time). His talk is entitled, “East-West Geopolitics and Why Ukraine Matters.” - January 03, 2022 - Silicon Private Wealth

Remote Theater Commemorates Attack on Congress with "Insurrection"

Remote Theater Commemorates Attack on Congress with "Insurrection"

Remote Theater, a pioneer in live online drama, today announced the upcoming premiere of "Insurrection," a multi-story play about the impact of the 1/6/21 attack on Congress. Among the playwrights are Michael Gene Sullivan, Eugenie Chan, and Tanya Shaffer. The actors include Stacy Ross, James Carpenter, Amy Resnick, Atticus Shaindlin, Bonnie Akimoto, and Samrat Chakrabarti. Director: Giovanni Rodriguez, co-founder and artistic director at Remote. - December 29, 2021 - Remote Theater

Day 46 of Hunger Strike: Joe Madison Vows to Continue Until Voting Rights Act is Signed, Sealed and Delivered

Day 46 of Hunger Strike: Joe Madison Vows to Continue Until Voting Rights Act is Signed, Sealed and Delivered

"I am not going on a Christmas break. Until the Freedom to Vote Act or the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act is signed, sealed, and delivered, I will continue my hunger strike." - December 24, 2021 - Joe Madison

Arthur Dixon Launches Bid for Texas’s 30th Congressional District

Arthur Dixon Launches Bid for Texas’s 30th Congressional District

25-year-old Gen-Z Candidate Seeks to Empower Transformative Thinking and “Bold Progressive Change” Through “Bold Progressive Action.” - December 13, 2021 - Arthur Dixon for Congress

Activist Joe Madison Enters Second Month of Hunger Strike for Voting Rights

Activist Joe Madison Enters Second Month of Hunger Strike for Voting Rights

Joe Madison “The Black Eagle” calls on Democrats to set a deadline on voting rights action in Congress. - December 09, 2021 - Joe Madison

Alabama Attorney, Jeff Blackwell, Selected for 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers List

The Blackwell Law Firm announces that firm founder Jeff Blackwell has been selected to the 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list for the 8th consecutive year. This honor is limited to only five percent of the lawyers in each state. - December 01, 2021 - Blackwell Law Firm

The Quest to Commemorate Unsung Filipino Labor Leader, Larry Itliong, with a U.S. Postal Stamp

In trying to bring greater public awareness to the activist efforts of Larry Itliong and the plight of the Filipino farm workers from the mid-20th century in California's Central Valley, a group of supporters are petitioning the United State Postal service to create a commemorative stamp in his honor. - November 12, 2021 - RMFL

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