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2013-08-31 23:18:05

Over 400 Homes Built, 100,000 Volunteers, and Counting New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 As NOAHH celebrates its 30 years of building homes, the affiliate’s staff also pauses to consider the eighth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the resultant flooding. While NOAHH’s commitment to the city began in 1983, the storms and floods of 2005 brought a rise in support, awareness, and need that galvanized the affiliate. The primary focus of the affiliate’s growth is often in terms...

2013-08-27 23:27:26

Groundbreaking initiative features innovative approach to home construction that incorporates eco-friendly materials and sustainable technologies, bringing affordable net-zero homes to distressed communities in Los Angeles. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Minarc, an award winning design studio and developers of the mnmMOD building solution, and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, a non-profit organization which strives to eliminate substandard housing through advocacy,...

2013-08-09 23:03:04

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health announces Solidaridad Awards for exceptional partnership. New York (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 As part of the annual national Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is announcing its honoring of the Guttmacher Institute and the National Council of Jewish Women with the Solidaridad Awards for ongoing support and exceptional partnership in advancing health, dignity, and...

2013-08-06 23:20:27

Latinas and their families know #15years is too long to wait. New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 This week, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) launches its fourth annual Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice. With the support of more than 85 organizations, including the partnership of California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ) and the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), NLIRH’s activists will rally...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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