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Local bereavement support centers receive thousands of grants to expand their services

May 25, 2021 6:43 p.m. Ellie Nakamoto-White Posted: May 25, 2021 6:43 p.m. KENNEWICK, wash – Several Tri-Cities organizations that help with bereavement care and support have received thousands of dollars in grants to help expand their services. Donations came from RDO Equipment and the Offutt Family Foundation who said …

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The monumental impact of George Floyd’s death on black America

The moment happened as so many others did. A man unknown to most people in the world was about to become a hashtag. Millions of people watched a video broadcast countless times over the course of a year, horrified to see a policeman press his knee into the man’s neck …

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Jenn Cody Martin is a recipient of the Good Neighbor Award for her work on domestic violence

Community Recognizing those who go beyond the community, the Good neighbor price recognizes local real estate agents for their charitable impact on the community. The latest recipient of this award is Jenn Cody Martin. She received the award for her contribution to the Domestic Violence Resource Center and dedicated hundreds …

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COVID-19 has affected many people in recovery from addiction; The people of St. Cloud remain hopeful

TO CLOSE Buy a photo Maddie Moilanen speaks with her godmother and deputy director of the Recovery Community Network, Cynthia Magallanes, on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, in Saint-Cloud. (Photo: Dave Schwarz/dschwarz@stcloudtimes.com) Madison Moilanen came to St. Cloud from Duluth last year – in the midst of the pandemic – for …

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Quebec organizations complain that government funding is still not available to support families

MONTREAL – Quebec family support organizations report that their funding is still not available this year, putting their services at risk at a time of increased needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Government funding, generally paid in a first installment at the beginning of April, is late, which increasingly worries …

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How Oakland students want to see the school redesigned next year

Over the past year, young people in Oakland have experienced a pandemic, staged protests as part of a nationwide uprising against racism and the police, and faced the ups and downs of learning to distance. Some have lost family members or friends, while others have fallen behind in classwork, taken …

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More services are needed for victims of domestic violence

LIHU’E – There are not enough services in Kaua’i for victims of domestic violence, according to the program officials concerned. Kaua’i YWCA Executive Director Renae Hamilton-Cambeilh said one of the biggest barriers for victims of domestic violence is the lack of affordable housing. “There are resources that we can help …

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Richmond Public Library: X and Y Chromosome Variation Awareness Month

The X and Y chromosome variations are genetic disorders. They affect growth and development and cause permanent disease which results in impaired ability of an individual to learn and delayed development of the central nervous system and body condition. Every day, 20 children in the United States will be born …

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Central Alberta group supports survivors of LGBTQ sexual violence – Red Deer Advocate

New support groups for members of the LGBTQ community recovering from sexual violence are now available in Red Deer. The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Center has partnered with the Red Deer Queer Community Association to provide virtual support groups for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, interrogators, two-spirited youth and …

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