Los Angeles Says: Too Much Alcohol on These Streets!


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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Ending Racism Partnership Panel of Health Experts Addresses Ways to Further Health Equity in Philadelphia and Society

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Result of Regional Sentiment Survey Identifies Criminal Justice, Education, and Housing as Top Areas Where Racism Exists Top regional health experts gathered before a virtual audience of nearly 400 at the “Blueprint to End Racism – Health Equity” panel discussions hosted by the Ending Racism Partnership (Partnership), a collaborative effort co-convened by the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) and Independence Blue Cross (Independence)….

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Black Health Matters and Kappa Alpha Psi® Fraternity, Inc. Partner To Convene Nation’s Largest Black Health Forum

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Community Invited to Hear from Nationally-Acclaimed Experts on Chronic Disease, Mental Health, Fitness, Wellness and More Over the last year, Black Americans have raised awareness from coast-to-coast, reminding everyone that our lives and votes matter. Black health matters, too. Black Health Matters For nearly a decade, Black Health Matters (BHM) has worked with a wide range of partners to raise awareness around chronic…

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Native American Youth Athletes to Attend NBA Finals at Phoenix Suns Arena

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PHOENIX — The NABI Foundation is turning a negative situation into a positive with the assist of a generous donor and the Phoenix Suns. With the Phoenix Suns advancing into The NBA Finals, the Native American Basketball Invitational (NABI) Championship games scheduled for Saturday, July 17, 2021, at the Phoenix Suns Arena are preparing to relocate if there is a Finals game…

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Nile Rodgers’ We Are Family Foundation Announces the 2021 Youth To The Front Fund “Frontliners”

NEW YORK, June 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Committed to fighting systemic racism, inequality and injustice, Nile Rodgers‘ We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) is honored to announce the 2021 Youth To The Front Fund “Frontliners”, representing 10 states in the USA and 9 countries on 5 continents. Committed to fighting systemic racism & inequity, Nile Rodgers’ We Are Family Foundation announces the 2021 Frontliners” WAFF created the Youth To…

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NASA Announces Public Meeting on Mission Equity, Request for Information

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NASA’s public meeting to discuss its recently issued request for information (RFI), entitled Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities in NASA Programs, Contracts and Grants, will take place at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 13. The RFI is part of NASA’s Mission Equity, a comprehensive effort to assess agency programs, procurements, grants, and policies, and examine what potential…

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“We Are Pharma!™” Initiative addresses COVID-19 Vaccination Concerns in Minority Communities


In response to the increasing mistrust of the COVID vaccine in communities of color, Women of Color in Pharma (WOCIP) has created an initiative that focuses on community education and increasing COVID-19 vaccine confidence.  Additionally, it focuses on bridging the gap between the pharma industry and the communities it serves. A three-pronged framework is being utilized to create an accelerated and sustainable…

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Green Gold Farms raises $1.6 million to tackle Ghana’s food import problem and poverty in the North

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TEMA, Ghana — Green Gold Farms, a leading Ghana-based, African-led agribusiness start-up has completed raising US$1.6 million from Absa Bank Ghana, Diaspora Capital, Channel Ventures, EPMT Fund, and a number of early-stage seed investors. Green Gold Farms is tackling the problems of poverty, lack of economic opportunity, and malnutrition and related illnesses in Northern Ghana through large-scale agricultural production. Despite abundant amounts of land, diverse agro-ecological richness and…

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California Black Freedom Fund Invests Nearly $9 Million in 74 Black-led Power-Building Groups Around the State

California Black Freedom Fund

The California Black Freedom Fund today announced nearly $9 million in general operating grants to 74 Black-led groups across California as part of its commitment to resource, connect and strengthen Black-led power-building organizations in the state. In its second round of grantmaking, the fund is awarding grants to Black-led organizations operating in all corners of the state — San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles County, Northern…

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Public Names ‘Moonikin’ Flying Around Moon on NASA’s Artemis I Mission

“Commander Moonikin Campos” is the official name of the manikin launching on Artemis I, NASA’s uncrewed flight test of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft around the Moon later this year. The Moonikin received its name as the result of a competitive bracket contest honoring NASA figures, programs, or astronomical objects. NASA received more than 300,000 votes.

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