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2015-03-30 12:26:41

Half of those Reemployed Earning Less in New Job WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite recent improvements in job creation statistics and the nation's unemployment rate,

2015-03-26 23:08:22

Denine Torr, director of Community Initiatives at Dollar General Corporation, joins the ProLiteracy Board of Directors. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2015

2015-03-19 23:05:24

The Microcredit Summit Campaign welcomes REST Ethiopia as the 50th organization to make a Campaign Commitment, joining a global coalition to help 100 million families lift themselves out of extreme

2015-03-18 00:20:49

Multicultural Consumers Transforming the U.S.

2015-03-10 12:25:38

More than 2,500 community partners bring literacy program to families nationwide REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Raising A Reader has reached the 15 million mark

2015-03-05 23:03:55

Homelessness and drug addiction have walked hand-in-hand, unaddressed, for decades.

2015-03-05 08:21:20

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of its outstanding track record of successfully ending or preventing homelessness for veterans and their families, Friendship

2015-02-27 23:10:20

Project includes developing materials to help low-literate women with money management Syracuse, New York (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 ProLiteracy, the

pay bribes
2015-02-26 12:48:14

A major study has looked at bribery levels across the world and reached a disappointing conclusion: a total of 1.6 billion people worldwide - nearly a quarter of the global population - are forced to pay bribes simply to gain access to everyday public services.

2015-02-26 08:35:10

Expanded Partnership with Opportunity International Funds a Small Business Loan and Mentorship for a Female Entrepreneur in the Name of Every New CAbi Consultant LOS


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.