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2011-11-23 08:10:00

This Thanksgiving holiday, youth members of Rocket21 (the new social network where kids explore amazing possibilities for their lives and futures) will expand their knowledge of global issues and social justice while giving thanks and engaging in philanthropy, through a partnership with i-ACT, (whose innovative technology fosters interaction between genocide victims and their supporters). San Francisco and Redondo Beach, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 This Thanksgiving holiday, youth members...

2011-11-07 13:00:00

Veterans to benefit from partnership and innovation between non-profits, government. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 Today, Warrior Gateway announces the G.I. Network: A Nation of Support. One Network, the largest free network available designed to connect hundreds of thousands government programs and vetted non-profits, with the millions of veterans in the US. Available in January 2012, the G.I. Network will connect veterans and their families with more than 220,000 government...

Health-Based Approach May Help ID Groups At Risk Of Genocide
2011-09-19 09:55:07

  Researchers from North Carolina State University are proposing a health-based approach to identifying groups at high risk of genocide, in a first-of-its-kind attempt to target international efforts to stop these mass killings before they start. Genocide, or the willful attempt to exterminate a specific population, is a violation of international law. In recent years, international discussion of genocide has focused in part on finding ways to identify populations at risk in order...

2011-08-04 10:29:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC applauds President Obama's announcement today of a bold initiative to strengthen the U.S. government's ability to respond to and prevent genocide and mass atrocities worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "President Obama has demonstrated America's commitment to moral and international legal obligations to identify and react to warning signs of genocide and mass atrocity, and then act to prevent them,"...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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