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2014-01-30 23:04:21

"All people have a right to health,” Starla Hairston Blanks of Morehouse School of Medicine told UNE students and faculty, adding that people from the same community are treated differently when it comes to access to good care, and that a person’s income, education and housing are possible barriers. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 University of New England’s Portland Campus celebrated the 50th anniversary since Martin Luther King’s visit to UNE (then St. Francis...

2014-01-25 23:00:03

Internationally-renowned author, educator and motivational speaker Baruti Kafele will be the featured speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ fourth annual Man-Up Male Empowerment Conference. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 Internationally-renowned author, educator and motivational speaker Baruti Kafele will be the featured speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ fourth annual Man-Up Male Empowerment Conference. The conference is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 3,...

2014-01-24 23:24:56

African renewables have recently seen unprecedented growth but it is clear there are still challenges ahead, such as Social Economic Empowerment. London (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 IRENA’s General Director Adnan Z Amin’s recently highlighted the impressive growth of renewables in Africa. Amin’s statement comes at a particularly timely period as it was announced today that at Wind Energy Update’s Wind Energy Summit South Africa, a government and UN panel will discuss one of South...

2014-01-23 23:27:07

Shamangelic Healing with Anahata, Sedona’s Center for Shamanic Healing and Spiritual Awakening, is Proud to Announce the NEW Offering of a Spring Goddess Retreat with a Focus on Women’s Healing, Awakening, Health and Empowerment. Sedona, Arizona (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 As care givers, professionals, mothers, wives, teachers, healers and leaders, women are in many ways, the heartbeat of our community. With juggling these many roles and responsibilities, it is vital that women receive...

2014-01-08 08:30:11

Company's commitment to U.N. Women's Empowerment Principles helps guide global environmental sustainability work BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweetable Highlights: -- @KelloggCompany sustainability includes focus on smallholder and women farmers worldwide w/ @CIMMYT, @CARE, @WEPrinciples -- @KelloggCompany supports U.N. Women Empowerment Principles to support women in the workplace, marketplace and community #WEPs -- Empowering women is...

2014-01-06 23:01:52

Collective Changes is a US based nonprofit dedicated to helping grow women's economic empowerment through "just in time" business skills to better access credit and grow jobs. Working with Chronus Corporation and the IBM/World Bank entrepreneurs tool kit in 17 languages they are on track to impact 1,000,000 by 2020. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 New Company: Introducing Global Women's Business Mentoring Program Revolutionizing the Mentoring Relationship Empowers...

2013-10-24 23:26:21

Canopy Brand Group Hosts Inaugural “S.P.A.R.K” event to benefit Wishbone New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Canopy Brand Group, a New York City-based branding and advertising agency, is joining forces with Wishbone, (wishbone.org), to break the cycle of high school drop-outs in NYC students. Through an innovative empowerment and learning initiative, S.P.A.R.K. (Smart, Powerful, and Remarkable Kids), Canopy hopes to give low-income youth the opportunity to reach their educational...


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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