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2013-09-20 23:00:26

NLIRH honored for use of social media in lifting the voices of Latinas for reproductive justice NEW YORK (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) announces its award for best nonprofit in social media from Latinos in Tech Innovation & Social Media (LATISM), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community through digital media. Other nominees in the nonprofit...

2013-09-19 23:35:10

Push to Walk will raise funds for a new piece of equipment during its 6th Annual Golf Outing. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 On September 23, 2013, Push to Walk will hold its 6th Annual Charity Golf Outing at The Knoll West Country Club. In outing tradition, the organization will have a fun day ending with dinner which comprises of raffles, prizes, silent, and live auction. The dinner program also includes Raise Your Paddle for a Cause, which acts as part of the live auction...

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,...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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