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2014-01-29 23:31:25

Reach Out and Read of Greater New York children’s literacy program expands to 200 health centers throughout New York. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 While Mayor DeBlasio and Governor Cuomo make access to preschool a priority for their administrations, hundreds of pediatricians across the region are already doing their part to prepare children for school. Through the organization Reach Out and Read of Greater New York, pediatricians empower parents to prep for kindergarten by...

2014-01-23 23:01:36

At the World Economic Forum, Key Partners Share “Achievement Roadmap” to Save at Least 2.2 Million At-Risk Children’s Lives in 2015 Davos, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 At an event at the World Economic Forum, key advocates for achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) presented a 700 day Achievement Roadmap to save the needed 2.2 million children’s lives to reach the global child health MDG by the December 31, 2015 deadline. This roadmap is in...

2014-01-23 08:34:02

WASHINGTON, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mambu, the microfinance and banking technology provider has joined the SEEP Network, the global network of international practitioner organizations dedicated to combating poverty through promoting inclusive markets and financial systems. SEEP is the largest and most diverse network of its kind, comprising international development organizations and global, regional, and country-level practitioner networks that promote market...

2014-01-23 08:28:00

Marian Wright Edelman Calls on the President to End Child Poverty WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) released a new report, The State of America's Children 2014, showing for the first time the majority of children in America under two are now children of color. One in three of them is poor. The youngest most vulnerable children of all races and ethnicities are the poorest age group. Over 1 in 4 infants, toddlers and preschoolers --...

2014-01-23 04:20:55

- One in four have not had enough money for food; one in ten have lost their homes CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the job market is showing signs of improvement, one segment of the workforce is feeling the sting of a slower-than-expected recovery more so than others: the long-term unemployed. Thirty percent of workers who were previously employed full time and who have been out of work for 12 months or longer said they haven't had a single job interview since they became...

2014-01-17 23:03:11

Hound.com gives a compelling reason for the U.S economy to uphold positive hopes in 2014 by posting jobs directly from the employer websites. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 The unemployment rate has dropped to lowest-ever at 6.7%, down from the previous rate of 7%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics report that U.S employers added only 74,000 jobs in December, this was published in a recent report by theblaze.com. The most noteworthy fact is that people, who have given up looking for...

2014-01-16 23:24:03

Literacy First, Catapult Learning’s comprehensive three-year literacy framework for schools and school districts, has been recognized for making a positive difference in education as a winner of District Administration magazine's "Readers' Choice Top 100 Products" for 2013. Camden, NJ (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Literacy First, Catapult Learning’s comprehensive three-year literacy framework for schools and school districts, has been recognized for making a positive...

2014-01-15 23:01:04

Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, cofounders of No More Poverty, are pleased with recent accomplishments of the United Nations and its government and organizational partners in helping the world’s poor. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 In 2000 the United Nations introduced goals for international social and economic development and the 2013 status report tells of great progress toward achieving these goals. No More Poverty and cofounders Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi are delighted with...

2014-01-14 12:26:04

Regional ManpowerGroup leaders Address Human Capital and Unemployment Challenges at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting MILWAUKEE, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions and World Economic Forum (WEF) strategic partner, will next week join the world's business and political leaders at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss the impact of shifting demographics,skills mismatches,...

2014-01-13 23:21:26

ProAm to reward over $8,000 in cash and prizes; enter an original film between January 13th and March 16th to win cash and ProAm products for you and your school. Piedmont, SC (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 ProAm USA, a manufacturer of production equipment for film and video enthusiasts and professionals, today announced its 2014 International Student Film Competition. Designed to encourage budding filmmakers, the competition is free to enter and open to students currently enrolled in...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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