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HRC and UCONN Survey Reveals Black LGBTQ Youth at Heightened Risk for Discrimination

WASHINGTON -- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, in partnership with the University of Connecticut, released the Black & African American LGBTQ Youth Report, a groundbreaking resource detailing the experiences of Black and African American LGBTQ youth. The report analyzes responses from nearly 1,700 young people, ranging in age from 13 to 17, who participated in HRC’s online 2017 LGBTQ Teen Survey.

15-Feb 18:01
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Training Mothers: Battling Malnutrition at its Source

A group of mothers in northern Mali have developed an invaluable skill: the power and knowledge to screen and detect early signs of malnutrition. Utilizing their unique standing in the community and armed with a color-coded paper band, they are determined to win the fight against malnutrition.

15-Feb 11:24
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IIED animation: its time for policy to catch on to small-scale fishing

A new animation from IIED – the second instalment in a three-part series – urges policymakers around the world to recognise the value that small-scale fishing brings to national economies.

15-Feb 10:34
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Learn How Scientists are Fighting for Cures

Every day, researchers, developers, and innovators in the pharmaceutical industry are working to discover cures for some of the world’s most complex diseases. Our scientists are the cornerstone of what we do. No medicine or vaccine would be possible without their restless innovation, imagination, and dogged pursuit of cures.

15-Feb 10:01
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IDC Identifies Australian Digital Transformation Predictions For 2019

SYDNEY, Australia, February 14, 2019 - IDC Australia/New Zealand today unveiled IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation 2019 Predictions — Australia Implications (Doc # AP44682419). In this year's DX (Digital Transformation) predictions, IDC identifies the traits of DX Leaders and DX Laggards.

14-Feb 12:07
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The appointment is part of WFAMs strategy to enhance its already strong ESG expertise and capabilities

SAN FRANCISCO--( )--Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) announced today that Hannah Skeates has been appointed global head of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). Hannah is based in London and will report to Fredrik Axsater, head of WFAM Strategic Business Segments.

13-Feb 18:29
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How Companies Can Boost Financial Health In 2019

Corporate services and business financial solutions provider Corporate Services Singapore has encouraged companies to consider outsourcing to an accounting service provider as a means to improve their financial health this year.

18-Feb 01:02
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UniFirst Unveils New Race Car Design for Driver William Byron for the 2018 NASCAR Season

WILMINGTON, Mass. (January 2018) - UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF), a North American leader in providing customized work uniform programs, corporate attire, and facility service products, in partnership with 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports, is gearing up for the 2018 racing season with the unveiling of the all-new No.

18-Feb 00:00
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Bennett College Raises More Than $8M To Keep Its Doors Open!

Just last month, Bennett College, one of two existing women-only HBCUs was fighting to stay open due to financial instability, and now they can hope no longer! Yesterday, the school announced that it raised $8.2 million through several donors and a large, last-minute contribution from High Point University in North Carolina, according to WXII. The original financial goal to keep their accreditation was $5 million.

17-Feb 22:44
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Youthful Life, LLC Partners with UNFI and Azure Standard to Distribute Blazing Apple Cider Vinegar

Top organic and natural distributors to distribute USDA Organic Certified cider product. Youthful Life, LLC has added two new distributors, UNFI and Azure Standard, for its organic product Blazing Apple Cider Vinegar. The USDA Organic Certified cider was developed by chef and fitness expert Carmel Baronoff.

17-Feb 21:45
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Program on George Washingtons 110 rules of civility at Dover, Del.s Old State House on Feb. 17, 2019

Samuel B. Hoff, George Washington Distinguished Professor of History and Political Science and Law Studies Program Director at Delaware State University.

16-Feb 20:02
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Under Secretary Donovan visits base where his Air Force career began

Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan, center, was guest speaker at the graduation of Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 19-06, Feb.

16-Feb 19:02
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NRCSs geared to regulate the live abalone

The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications, in consultation with other key stakeholders such as the Abalone Farmers Association of South Africa and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, has introduced the compulsory specification that will be used to formally regulate the live abalone which is prone to exploitation and poaching syndicates. This will put an end to the current self regulation which could harm the market. 

16-Feb 17:54
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2019 Senior Leadership Conference

During the 2019 Senior Leadership Conference, experienced leaders and rising stars alike will learn how they can accelerate the excellence, distinction, and influence of their organizations. Convene with the best of the Alliance’s national network and recognized thought leaders around key topic areas for achieving a stronger sector:

16-Feb 13:36
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Wangechi Mutu: The End of eating Everything

Wangechi Mutu, "The End of eating Everything" (still), 2013, animated color video with sound, 8 minutes 10 second loop. Courtesy of the artist, Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels, and Victoria Miro Gallery, London.

16-Feb 13:01
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MDC invites public to Dalton Range's firearms care workshop

ASH GROVE, Mo. – After hunting opportunities have ended, it’s important to clean and care for firearms so they’ll be in good working order for the next season.

16-Feb 09:19
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Families To Stay Fit, Have Fun During Fearless February

Buffalo, N.Y. — BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is presenting Fearless February, a series of free, healthy activities for families to enjoy during Winter Break from Feb.

16-Feb 00:16
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IRI and NDI Statement on Postponement of Nigerias Elections

The International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute’s (NDI) joint international election observation mission for Nigeria’s 2019 elections released the following statement:

15-Feb 22:33
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Scholarship Gives Veteran a Chance to Finish College

Andrew Bramsch, 35, of St. Louis, Mo., didn’t know what he wanted to do after graduating from high school, but he knew college was not for him. After exploring his options, he felt the military made sense and he enlisted in the Army.

15-Feb 21:29
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$226,196 Cash 5 Jackpot win starts lucky holiday in North Carolina

July 5, 2015) - Someone who bought a Carolina Cash 5 ticket at a Bolivia convenience store in Brunswick County started the Fourth of July holiday by winning a $227,196 jackpot.

15-Feb 21:00
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United Farm Workers Championing Proposed SB 5693: Transparency in Agricultural Supply Chains Act

On Friday, February 15, agricultural workers and United Farm Worker activists will have their eyes on Olympia to express support the first hearings of SB 5693, the Transparency in Agricultural Supply Chains Act.  This Act, co-sponsored by Senator Saldaña, Senator Keiser, Senator Hasegawa and Senator Das, is designed to provide transparency and corporate accountability for any labor abuses within the agricultural supply chain.

15-Feb 20:14
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ESPNs Coverage of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Kicks Off in One Month

Live Competition Coverage on ESPN3, Nightly Programs across ESPN2, ESPNEWS and ABC will bring viewers stories, competition showcase, interviews and more throughout the games.

15-Feb 20:09
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ESPN to Innovate with Full Court Press Second Spectrum Presentation of Los Angeles Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks Game on ESPN3

ESPN today announced it will carry an innovative, Full Court Press Second Spectrum presentation of the Milwaukee Bucks at Los Angeles Lakers game on ESPN3, Friday, March 1, at 10:30 p.m. ET. It will also stream via the ESPN App. Full Court Press on ESPN3 is in addition to ESPN’s telecast of the Bucks at Lakers game, featuring NBA All-Stars LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo. Second Spectrum is powered by NBA Advanced Stats.

15-Feb 20:02
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Split Rock Lighthouses Longest-Serving Keeper Retires After Nearly Four Decades on Lake Superior

Since it first opened in 1910, Split Rock Lighthouse on Lake Superior has only been entrusted to a handful of head lighthouse keepers. In April 2019, Split Rock's latest and longest resident keeper, Lee Radzak, will retire after 36 years in the role and 42 at the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS). 

15-Feb 19:39
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How Higher Education Can Make the Most of Its Current Tech Assets

JLL, a prominent real estate service provider, notes that higher education is facing the largest demand for capital investments they’ve ever seen. By upgrading their facilities, schools can recruit students to innovative programs that support teaching and learning in exciting and engaging ways. However, universities are also feeling the pressure from reductions in federal aid, due to defaults on school loans. JLL states that 40 percent of student loan borrowers are expected to default on their loans by 2030, which is a data point used for federal aid qualification.

15-Feb 19:37
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South Eastern Europe Professionals Discuss New Approaches to Chemical Safety and Security

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 15 February 2019 — Chemical safety and security specialists from South Eastern Europe shared expertise and best practice at a workshop run by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Regional Arms Control Verification and Implementation Assistance Centre (RACVIAC), held in Rakitje, Croatia, from 12-13 February 2019.

15-Feb 19:37
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Conventional Rotary Launcher upgrade tested

Aircraft armament systems specialists assigned to the 307th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron unload a AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile from a Conventional Rotary Launcher at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Feb.

15-Feb 19:36
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Supreme Court Will Hear Arguments in Case On Administration Decision to Add 2020 Census Citizenship Question

Justices should affirm the lower court ruling, which would require the administration to reverse course.

15-Feb 18:54
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TVAs Regional Energy Resource Council to Meet in Murfreesboro

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Members of the public interested in the current and future direction of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s energy-related activities, including the 2019 Integrated Resource Plan, are invited to attend an upcoming public working session of the Regional Energy Resource Council in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on Tuesday, Feb.

15-Feb 18:51
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Financing the Green New Deal (podcast), safe ride-hailing in Latin America, South African impact ventures, overheard at #EconImpact

Pamela Jacobs, ex- of Envestnet, joins Spouting Rock Asset Management as chief sustainability officer… Illumen Capital is looking for a vice president of business development and investor relations… Alterna is looking for an impact fund officer in Guatemala City… The Global Fund to End Modern Slavery seeks an investment manager… AgFunder is recruiting a venture capital investment analyst in Silicon Valley… Accion’s “Inclusive Fintech 50,” an initiative to recogni

15-Feb 18:27
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Reform Movement Decries Presidents National Emergency Declaration to Build Border Wall

WASHINGTON – In response to President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency at the southern border of the U.S., Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement on behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism, the Central Conference of American Rabbis, and the wider Reform Movement institutions:

15-Feb 18:13
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Poynters International Fact-Checking Network hires new director and associate director

Founding director Alexios Mantzarlis leaves after establishing the IFCN as the leading advocate for the fact-checking community worldwide.

15-Feb 18:08
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