Dismas House Hosts Successful Whiskey, Wine & Whiskers Fundraiser, Exceeds $20,000

Dismas House, one of the largest residential reentry programs in Tennessee, announced today that it exceeded the goal for the first-ever Whiskey, Wine & Whiskers fundraiser. Launched to raise awareness of and funds for Dismas House, the event aimed to garner support its four programmatic... - June 26, 2022 - Dismas House of Nashville

Tennessee United for Human Rights Spreads Awareness During Summer 2022

2021 was an interesting year that showed resilience and innovation to keep activities moving forward. Tennessee United for Human Rights was able to continue carrying out the work of the international organization United for Human Rights in the Southeast United States. - May 28, 2022 - United for Human Rights

Teas Etc.’s PRIDE Green Tea Blend Does Double Duty Supporting Local and National Programs for LGBTQ Youth

Teas Etc.’s PRIDE Green Tea Blend Does Double Duty Supporting Local and National Programs for LGBTQ Youth

Teas Etc. is brewing acceptance in their support of The Trevor Project and their local Fernandina Beach Pride Event with a colorful tea that is purple, delicious and gives back to LGBTQ Youth. - May 27, 2022 - Teas Etc., Inc.

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

22 Year Breast Cancer Survivor Shines on the Catwalk to Bring Awareness to Genetic Testing

22 Year Breast Cancer Survivor Shines on the Catwalk to Bring Awareness to Genetic Testing

Crediting genetic testing and a persistent oncologist who kept recommending the testing at every checkup, Kathy is passionate about sharing the importance of genetic testing and how it saved her life. - April 01, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Libertarian Congressional Candidate Michael White (AR2) Offers Third Choice to Arkansas Voters

This Election Day in November, voters in Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District will have a third option for US Congress on their ballots. Michael White, a local tech entrepreneur and Realtor, will appear as the Libertarian candidate. Running on a platform of term limits for Congress, ending... - April 01, 2022 - Michael White Campaign For Congress

Brandy Thibault Rocks the Runway to Illuminate Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

Brandy Thibault Rocks the Runway to Illuminate Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

Brandy says, “Finding my purpose after cancer was extremely important and I have used it to help others my age; to make them aware that early onset colorectal cancer awareness is crucial.” - March 31, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Brave Stage 4 Survivor Graces the Runway to Create Awareness for a Rare Liver Cancer

Brave Stage 4 Survivor Graces the Runway to Create Awareness for a Rare Liver Cancer

Theresa Mullins, who you would never guess is living with a rare and dangerous liver cancer, rocked the Dallas Fashion Gala runway with her son, Joshua Ellis. - March 31, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Kyle Clanton Brings Colorectal Cancer Awareness to the Catwalk Modeling Blue Shoes

Kyle Clanton Brings Colorectal Cancer Awareness to the Catwalk Modeling Blue Shoes

Early onset colorectal cancer is a burgeoning problem in the United States and one that deserves greater attention. Kyle Clanton and his wife, Arriane Emdad, recently created a conversation during the Dallas Fashion Gala by modeling the catwalk in blue, the official color for colorectal cancer. - March 30, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Dora Enriquez Transforms the Runway to Shine a Light on Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

Dora Enriquez Transforms the Runway to Shine a Light on Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

"Hope cannot be shattered. When we keep hoping, we keep living," shares Dora Enriquez. - March 30, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Knight in Shining Armor Sweeps Onto the Catwalk to Escort Stage 4 Cancer Survivor

Knight in Shining Armor Sweeps Onto the Catwalk to Escort Stage 4 Cancer Survivor

Clay Thrash, country musician, took to the catwalk to gallantly escort one of the courageous stage 4 models, JoAnna Huoni, down the runway. - March 29, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Say YES to Hope Brings Cancer Awareness to the Catwalk

Say YES to Hope Brings Cancer Awareness to the Catwalk

Advanced cancer survivors will shine a spotlight on living with cancer as they share their stories and bring HOPE to the runway during Dallas Fashion Gala. - March 25, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Crowned Free’s Fashion Show and Spring Line Launch

Crowned Free’s Fashion Show and Spring Line Launch

Fashion event to benefit victims of human trafficking. - March 03, 2022 - Crowned Free

Dismas House Celebrates Outstanding Volunteers with Volunteer Appreciation Week

Dismas House, one of the largest reentry programs in Tennessee, recently unveiled the names of its outstanding volunteers and residents in celebration of their volunteer work over the last year. Volunteer Appreciation Week, to be celebrated February 21-25, 2022, will recognize the contributions and... - January 27, 2022 - Dismas House of Nashville

2021 Year in Review – Tennessee United for Human Rights

2021 was an interesting year that showed resilience and innovation to keep activities moving forward. Tennessee United for Human Rights was able to continue carrying out the work of the international organization United for Human Rights in the Southeast United States virtually. - January 02, 2022 - United for Human Rights

Dismas House Receives $12.5k Grant from Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

Dismas House announced it has received a $12,500 discretionary grant from The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT). - December 24, 2021 - Dismas House of Nashville

Tennessee Celebrates International Human Rights Day 2021 with Phenomenal Leaders

Tennesseans gather each year in December to celebrate International Human Rights Day. This year, the event was held virtually and livestreamed on www.facebook.com/tennesseehumanrights. - December 18, 2021 - United for Human Rights

Tennessee to Celebrate International Human Rights Day for 2021

Tennesseans gather each year in December to celebrate International Human Rights Day. - December 04, 2021 - United for Human Rights

ArmeniaFund Will Host 24th Annual International Thanksgiving Day Telethon in Support of Urgent Humanitarian Aid & Recovery of Communities in Armenia and Artsakh

ArmeniaFund Will Host 24th Annual International Thanksgiving Day Telethon in Support of Urgent Humanitarian Aid & Recovery of Communities in Armenia and Artsakh

ArmeniaFund, a 501C3 Charitable Organization, will host its 24th Annual International Thanksgiving Day Telethon 2021 on November 25 from 4pm-8pm PST in support of the ongoing recovery efforts comprising of emergency humanitarian aid; housing construction; medical relief; vital infrastructure repairs, including road repairs; cultural-recovery programs; including counseling, schooling, education and children's enrichment services for close to 100,000 persons displaced by last year's 44-day War. - November 22, 2021 - ArmeniaFund

Riverside LGBTQ+ Pride Elects New Board of Directors - Pride Festival Planned for Sept. 3, 2022

Following a successful inaugural Pride Picnic this past June, non-profit Riverside LGBTQ+ Pride has elected a new roster to its Board of Directors and is working hard on plans for a 2022 festival. Newly elected board members include Ray Yu as President, David Giron as Vice President, Christopher... - November 20, 2021 - Riverside Pride

Tennessee Human Rights Day Committee Announces 2021 Award Recipients

The Tennessee Celebration of International Human Rights Day will take place on December 9th at 5pm virtually. - November 13, 2021 - United for Human Rights

New Podcast Preserves Native American History and Ancestral Stories

New Podcast Preserves Native American History and Ancestral Stories

Native ChocTalk preserves stories of Native American heritage, culture and history. - October 28, 2021 - Native ChocTalk

Tennessee Human Rights Day Sets Theme to Focus on Dignity

The Tennessee Celebration of International Human Rights Day will take place virtually on December 9th. - October 23, 2021 - United for Human Rights

Twentyfour-Seven’s Reimagined Anti-Trafficking QR Code® Limits Corporate Liability While Making Human Trafficking Reporting Accessible to Everyone

Twentyfour-Seven’s Reimagined Anti-Trafficking QR Code® Limits Corporate Liability While Making Human Trafficking Reporting Accessible to Everyone

A QR Code can limit a corporation's liability under the trafficking victims protection act; while improving reporting and evidence abilities for police. - October 04, 2021 - Twentyfour-Seven Inc.

Construction of a Memorial Hospital in Africa Announces $500,000 Matching Gift

Vision Africa Ministries based in Dallas, Texas, a faith-based organization primarily serving Nigeria since 1997, is pleased to announce a significant Lead Gift for the Agnes Onuoha Memorial Hospital capital campaign. The $500,000 pledge is a matching gift and will help fund the construction and... - October 04, 2021 - Vision Africa

Human Rights Day Committee Calls for Nominations for 2021 Awards

The Tennessee Celebration of International Human Rights Day will take place virtually on December 9th. The planning committee for the event is now accepting nominations for the prestigious human rights awards. - September 30, 2021 - United for Human Rights

Church of Scientology Nashville Holds "Peace in a Post-Pandemic World" Event

Tennessee United for Human Rights spreads their message through educational tools, hard-hitting videos and inspirational messages. - September 25, 2021 - United for Human Rights

College Settlement Outdoor School Launches Fall Programming

On Wednesday, September 15th, College Settlement Outdoor School began its fall experiential environmental education program. Cheltenham High School students were provided with a day full of outdoor “hands-on” fun. - September 22, 2021 - College Settlement of Philadelphia

Dr. Remington Richardson to Keynote Dismas House Forgiveness Luncheon

Dismas House of Nashville, one of the largest reentry programs in Tennessee, has announced the selection for the 2021 keynote speaker of its signature fundraiser, the Forgiveness Luncheon. The Forgiveness Luncheon will be hosted Tuesday, October 5, 2021, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the Renaissance... - August 12, 2021 - Dismas House of Nashville

Press Conference: Teenager Designs & Builds "Homes2Go" Carts for the Homeless. Cart Distribution on 8/12/21.

In collaboration with the Yes We Can! Worship Center, teen Jordan Szigeti-Larenne will hand out the first "Homes2Go" carts to the homeless in front of the Union Rescue Mission. Media is invited to inspect the carts and to take them for a trial run. - August 11, 2021 - Yes We Can! Helping House & Feed the Unhoused Citizens of Los Angeles

Dismas House Announces 11 New Board Members

Board expands to 43 as second year at 72-bed campus begins. - August 11, 2021 - Dismas House of Nashville

Dwell Orphan Care Receives Grant Funding

Organizational growth and development is planned for a nonprofit serving foster and adoptive families in central PA as result of and award from the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania. - July 24, 2021 - Dwell Orphan Care

Tennessee United for Human Rights Celebrates Mandela Day 2021 - Take Action, Inspire Change

Tennessee United for Human Rights spreads their message through educational tools, hard-hitting videos and inspirational messages. - July 17, 2021 - United for Human Rights

Tennessee United for Human Rights Commemorates Juneteenth with Virtual Messages

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. This year, Tennessee United for Human Rights observed the day with special messages online. - June 26, 2021 - United for Human Rights

"The Peach Pit Mask" by Sammi Yamashiro; Under the Confines of Abuse, a Survivor Paves Her Own Path Forward

"The Peach Pit Mask" by Sammi Yamashiro; Under the Confines of Abuse, a Survivor Paves Her Own Path Forward

To abusers, control is their strongest weapon. They are the masterminds of their game, and the players – the victims who have no say in how the rules are made – are incapable of redemption and escape or, at least, that is what abusers presume. In her debut poetry collection, "The... - June 21, 2021 - Sammi Yamashiro

Jovan Miller Speaks at Nation United Lacrosse Camp About Diversity in Lacrosse and Opportunities for Youth of Color to Earn College Scholarships

Jovan Miller, former professional lacrosse player, Syracuse University All-American, educator, and social justice speaker at Nation United Lacrosse Camp addressing student athletes about diversity in lacrosse and its opportunities for youth of color to earn college scholarships. - June 20, 2021 - Nation United Texas Lacrosse

FLJC Joins Florida Rights Restoration Coalition’s #FreeTheVote Bus Tour in Miami

Legal aid organization will provide driver license and rights restoration services on June 11, 12, and 13 in Brownsville, West Perrine, and Allapattah neighborhoods of Miami. - June 05, 2021 - Florida Justice Center

CivSense Lauds Pakistan Govt, NCOC Efforts on Anti-COVID Vac Campaign

Urges thorough research, verification into false news regarding Vaccine. - May 31, 2021 - CivSense

Tennessee United for Human Rights to Commemorate Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. This year, Tennessee United for Human Rights is observing the day with special messages online. - May 29, 2021 - United for Human Rights

CivSense Proposes Solution for 3 Million Lacking IDs, Potentially Missing Jabs in Pakistan

Dr Mahwish Sohail Urges Over-30s to Get Vaccinated, Praises Government Measures - May 27, 2021 - CivSense

Attorney Aaron Parnas Joins Florida Justice Center Board of Directors

Florida Justice Center, the state’s only criminal legal aid organization, announced today the addition of attorney Aaron Parnas to its Board of Directors. Mr. Parnas joins FLJC after serving as a pro bono attorney and as an advocate for the disenfranchised and marginalized. Bringing a passion... - May 20, 2021 - Florida Justice Center

Hope Seed Foundation Honors 20 Caregivers

"A caregiver needs care." Tasheba Gordon, a former caregiver of her mother for 7 years, wanted to honor those who care for others in the shadows. Most people don't even know what a caregiver is. Hope Seed Foundation is honoring 20 caregivers, 15 women, and 5 men, who were nominated by... - May 15, 2021 - Hope Seed Foundation, Inc.

Applications Are Closing Soon for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program Through Partnership with Cook County Emergency Rental Assistance and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago and Cook County have partnered to provide the community with COVID-19 Recovery through Cook County Emergency Rental Assistance (ccERA). Applications opened on Thursday, March 11, 2021 and close on Friday, April 2, 2021. All applications and questions may be directed at... - March 27, 2021 - YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Care Resource and Florida Justice Center Partner to Serve Returning Citizens

Organizations work together to provide health services to justice-involved people in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties. - March 11, 2021 - Florida Justice Center

Students in Clearwater Learn their Human Rights and How to Advocate for Them

On March 2nd, 2021 United for Human Right’s Florida chapter delivered a seminar to 30 students ages 10 to 14 from the Community Learning Center in Clearwater, Florida. Children learned what human rights are from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Christopher King, President of United... - March 06, 2021 - United for Human Rights Florida

Florida Justice Center Offers Free Criminal Record Sealing

Florida legal aid organization provides free lawyers and launches fundraiser with goal of clearing 400 arrest records throughout the state. - March 04, 2021 - Florida Justice Center

Reentry Center Opens in Broward County to Help Rebuild Lives After Prison

Legal aid organization opens doors to public; provides holistic reentry services to returning citizens from prison. - March 03, 2021 - Florida Justice Center

Bruneley Lalanne Joins Florida Justice Center as Staff Attorney

Florida Justice Center, the first and only legal aid organization in Florida authorized by the Supreme Court to offer criminal legal services, announced today the hiring of former Broward County Assistant Public Defender Bruneley Lalanne as its newest staff attorney. - March 03, 2021 - Florida Justice Center

ICHRRF Urges New Zealand Government to Change Discriminatory Rules Against Indigenous Maori Culture

The International Commission for Human Rights and Religious Freedom encourages New Zealand to broaden cultural norms in public institutions. - February 26, 2021 - ICHRRF

Florida Justice Center Names Alex Saiz First Director of Legal Services

Florida Justice Center, the first and only legal aid organization in Florida to offer criminal legal services, announced today the hiring of Miami-based attorney Alex Saiz as its first Director of Legal Services. Alex Saiz is a trial attorney with more than eight years of experience in criminal... - February 14, 2021 - Florida Justice Center

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