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2014-03-27 12:31:14

Autism Policy Reform Coalition Urges Government Examination Of Environmental Causes, And Focus On Treatment And Services WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the newest autism prevalence statistics. For children born in 2002, the prevalence of autism was 1 in 68; 1 in 42 boys. Almost 60,000 US 12 year-olds likely have autism. Thirty years ago, autism affected 1 in 2,500 children; there has been a...

2014-03-22 00:21:39

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greater Los Angeles-Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) tonight welcomed the decision by ABC Family channel to cancel plans to produce a pilot for a new series called "Alice in Arabia." According to Variety: "Just days after the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) expressed concerns over potential stereotyping in the pilot for ABC Family's 'Alice in Arabia' and requested a...

2014-03-18 23:26:47

"Stand Up for Reproductive Justice" will be held on Saturday, April 12th at 7p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta. General admission tickets are $35 and can be purchased online. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 On Saturday, April 12 at 7:00pm, the Feminist Health Center will hold its annual awards celebration, “Stand Up for Reproductive Justice” (SURJ). The event will feature musical performances by BETTY, Madam Cj, and the Love Supremes; a...

2014-03-18 16:27:09

Charity seeks partnerships with local corporations and LGBTQ groups WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This May, Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC Habitat) will hold its first ever Rainbow Build event. The goal of Rainbow Build is to raise awareness for the cause of affordable housing, particularly as it relates to LGBTQ and other social justice issues, and to team up with a diverse array of LGBTQ organizations, groups, and individuals to work towards...

2014-03-10 08:27:31

Using their smartphones, movie fans can download film tracks in their language of preference, for an unprecedented multi-generational, bilingual family movie experience LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- myLINGO, a smartphone application created to bridge the gap between non-native speakers and the movies they love, will launch in the U.S. this March 28(th) with the highly-anticipated Cesar Chavez, offering an audio track in Spanish for moviegoers. Directed by Diego Luna,...

2014-03-07 08:24:23

DEBUTS MONDAY, MARCH 17th ON HBO LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The phenomenal success of Maria Shriver's groundbreaking multi-platform "The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Pushes Back From The Brink"-- which has garnered more than 1 billion media impressions so far-- and built a social media movement around #WhatWomenNeed -- continues with the release of a powerful new film spotlighting one of the most important stories of our time: the fact that 42 million American...

2014-03-06 16:28:21

Help Habitat reach goal of serving 1 million people annually by volunteering locally. ATLANTA, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity International to launch "Hammers for Habitat," a nationwide volunteer drive to mobilize 100,000 new volunteers to raise a hammer for Habitat this year. In celebration of their renewed partnership through 2018, Lowe's and Habitat are asking men and women across America to give one day to help make the dream of...

2014-03-04 23:32:25

Boudreaux discusses the joy of giving back. Wayne, PA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 BetterWorldians Radio today announced that Caroline Boudreaux, the founder of The Miracle Foundation, was a guest on the weekly Internet radio show. BetterWorldians Radio inspires with the people and ideas that are making the world a better place. The show featuring Boudreaux aired on February 27th and is now available via podcast on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel (http://BetterWorldiansRadio.com). Boudreaux...

2014-02-26 08:32:48

Communities nationally and internationally to benefit from funds and volunteer support ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity International announced today that Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will commit $12 million in 2014 to Habitat through the Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity partnership. The funding will be utilized by three programs within the Thrivent Builds partnership: Thrivent Builds Homes, Thrivent Builds Worldwide and Thrivent Builds Repairs. From...

2014-02-16 23:00:33

Genesis Young and Sulara James have created a petition to teach Non-Violent Communication in Schools which they believe will help stop violence and create a more peaceful society. (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Genesis Young and Sulara James have created a petition to teach Non-Violent Communication in Schools which they believe will help stop violence and create a more peaceful society. Over 2500 people are supporting this ground breaking petition. It is heartbreaking and gut wrenching to...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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