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Prominent Leaders Discuss Systemic Racial Challenges Facing Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

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The Anti-Racism Initiative of the G20 Interfaith Forum is gathering experts from government and civil to discuss racial challenges faced by NHPI communities. WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — The Anti-Racism Initiative of the G20 Interfaith Forum, the world’s leading organization focused on the intersection of faith and policy, is gathering experts from government and civil society to discuss systemic racial challenges faced by Native Hawaiian…

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Family Equality Calls For Unity This Parents’ Day

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The not-for-profit has partnered with creative agencies TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, Furlined and Directors Will Speck and Josh Gordon to cinematically showcase the complicated path to parenthood for the LGBTQ+ community through the lens of one child’s fathers Ahead of Parents’ Day this Sunday July 25, Family Equality is calling on Americans to join its mission in advocating for every LGBTQ+ person to have the right…

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In a Post #BlackTikTokStrike World, Creators of Color Have a Home at TipSnaps, the First Black-owned Creator Platform

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TipSnaps, the Black-Owned alternative to OnlyFans and Patreon, is in the vanguard of a new era in Creator Monetization. With #BlackTikTokStrike sending shockwaves through the online landscape, it is clear that Black and Brown creators feel disrespected and underserved by current platforms. These creatives are the beating heart of all social media, and they are looking for a service that…

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Five Bay Area Counties Join Forces to Campaign to Push for Equity in Black Maternal Health and Infant Health

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  Five Bay Area counties — Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Santa Clara and Solano — announced #DeliverBirthJustice (DeliverBirthJustice.org), a regional public awareness campaign that puts birth justice for Black families front and center in the fight for racial justice in the Bay Area. The regional campaign highlights racism as a crisis that results in the deaths of Black women and infants at a disproportionate rate…

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Black Women’s Health Advocates Applaud Legislation to Address the Uterine Fibroid Crisis

The Stephanie Tubbs Jones Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Act of 2021 Would Fund 150 Million to Research Condition Affecting 80% of Black Women by Age 50. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Shelley Capito (R-WV) introduced the Senate companion bill to the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Act of 2021, legislation that would appropriate $30 million to the National Institutes of Health for fiscal…

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The Ad Council, United Way Worldwide and The Rockefeller Foundation Launch New Campaign

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New campaign spotlights 211 helpline and encourages Americans to utilize the resource for assistance accessing federal, state and local aid During a time when America has faced one of the worst economic downturns since the Great Depression, and with ongoing updates to many relief programs, a new national PSA campaign launched by the Ad Council and United Way Worldwide, with…

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UNCSA partners with The Posse Foundation on new initiative to recruit diverse young artists

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) is partnering with The Posse Foundation on a new initiative conceived in collaboration with renowned songwriter, actor, producer and director Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Hamilton,” “In the Heights”) to recruit, train and support talented students who might be missed through traditional avenues. UNCSA is the third school — and the first conservatory — to join Posse…

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R.H. Boyd Publishing Corp. Launches $1.1M Campaign to Repair Historical Family House

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The R.H. Boyd Company, a 501(c)3 organization based in Nashville, Tennessee, today announced the launch of a $1.1 million nationwide campaign to restore and repair the Boyd House, a historical home in Nashville erected in the 1930s. The home was originally owned by Dr. Henry Allen Boyd (1876-1959) and Georgia Bradford Boyd (1884–1952). Dr. Boyd was the second-generation leader of the…

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Building a Stronger Democracy in Ethiopia

WASHINGTON — Democracy flourishes when institutions of governance are inclusive, transparent, accountable, and responsive to its people. With that immutable fact in mind, the United States commends those Ethiopians who exercised their right to vote on June 21. Elections, however, are not in and of themselves a sufficient marker of democracy or genuine political reform. The June 21 elections in Ethiopia took place against a backdrop…

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Los Angeles Says: Too Much Alcohol on These Streets!

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California Alcohol Policy Alliance Rally & Call-To-Action to Oppose State Assemblymember Gabriel’s Support for Sponsored Drinking on CA Sidewalks Advocates demand public health and social justice over corporate profits, oppose AB 61 & SB 314 LOS ANGELES — Members of California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) will hold an opposition rally at the Los Angeles district office of California State Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D-Encino), principal author of  AB 61 &…

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