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2011-04-28 13:00:00

Auction lots include a walk-on role in the new 'American Pie' movie, tickets to a Red Sox-Yankees game in President Kennedy's seats, an internship at the Diane von Furstenberg Studio in NYC, and many more exciting experiences! WASHINGTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights announced the launch of its annual Spring Auction fundraiser, offering dozens of exciting experiences with A-list stars up for bid. The auction, which...

2011-04-27 12:16:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Children's Defense Fund, every 42 seconds a child is abused or neglected, and every three hours a child or teen is killed by gunfire in the United States. The stakes are incredibly high - without proper intervention, children of abuse or neglect become two and a half times more likely to commit a crime, or become the victim of a crime. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101103/PH94271LOGO ) In Massachusetts,...

2010-12-02 03:00:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Donato J. Tramuto, CEO and Vice Chairman of Physicians Interactive Holdings LLC (PIH), has been appointed to serve on the Leadership Council of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, an organization dedicated to advancing human rights in a way that works to realize the late Robert Kennedy's dream of a peaceful and just world. The RFK Leadership Council, an advisory group to the Center for Justice and Human Rights, was...

2009-11-19 18:02:00

Honor Recognizes Courageous and Innovative Approaches to Human Rights NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night at its annual awards dinner, the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights presented Bono and Wyclef Jean with the organization's 2009 Ripple of Hope Award. The award recognizes the bold leadership demonstrated by the two honorees on humanitarian issues. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091119/DC149610) "As champions of justice, Bono...

2009-11-06 13:08:00

Honor Recognizes Courageous and Innovative Approaches to Human Rights NEW YORK, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights today announced that Bono and Wyclef Jean will receive the organization's 2009 Ripple of Hope Award. The award, which will be presented at the Center's annual dinner on November 18th, recognizes the bold leadership demonstrated by the two honorees on humanitarian issues. "As champions of justice, Bono and Wyclef have...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'