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Attention Turns to Korean Crime Laws as 90-Year-Old Church Leader is Denied Bail

2020-10-24 | Leader and Chairman of Shincheonji Church Man Hee Lee has been denied bail after being arrested on July 31st. New information about the investigation and criteria for bail have been brought to light as the case unfolds.


'Code Blue: An Oath to the Badge and Gun' by Jamell Crouthers Available Now

2020-10-17 | New book offers an inside look at the reality of corruption within police departments.


Hispanic Heritage Month Artist to Know: Historically-significant Artist, Soraida Martinez, Creator of the Verdadism Art Style

2020-10-13 | Soraida Martinez is an award-winning artist. She has been recognized as one of the 15 most prominent Hispanic-Americans shaping the U.S. cultural scene. Since 1992, Soraida has been promoting tolerance, empathy and social justice with Verdadism Art.


Big Dog Ranch Rescue Charters Flight From Puerto Rico To Rescue 125 Dogs

2020-10-12 | On Friday, October 9th, Big Dog Ranch Rescue chartered a flight from Santuario Canita in Puerto Rico, the largest sanctuary on the island, to rescue about 125 dogs - the first of what they hope will be many flights.


Questions Arise as Worldwide Governments Handle COVID-19 Outbreaks Completely Differently

2020-10-12 | Governmental responses to COVID-19 outbreaks vary despite having the same governmental structure. An example of this can be seen in the US White House vs a South Korean Church.


Nick Maiorino, CEO for Alcott Center for Mental Health Services in Los Angeles, Welcomes Dezetta Burnett, Joely Fisher and Antonio Goodwin to its Board of Directors

2020-10-02 | In a statement from Co-Chairs David Sall and Steve Tyler: "We are thrilled and privileged to have the energy, compassion, and experience that Dezetta Burnett, Joely Fisher, and Antonio Goodwin bring to Alcott Center for Mental Health Services."


Webinars on Gender-based Violence Share Young Women's Voices for U.S.-Russia Public Diplomacy

2020-10-01 | WebinHERS offers a platform for information on gender-based violence—considered the shadow pandemic of COVID-19.


Award Winning Director of Photography, Ricardo Jacques Gale' Signs on to be DP for Gay Christian Indie Film

2020-09-29 | Brimo Morales, director of the Indie Film God Loves Chris, announces that the François Chalais Award Winner (Cannes Film Festival) Ricardo Jacques Galé has agreed to be Director of Photography for her film God Loves Chris, a "gay Chrisian movie."


Dr. Joseph M. Wronka Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

2020-09-25 | Dr. Wronka has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of social work, social policy, social justice, and human rights


Mayor Paul McNamara Formally Endorses Dara Czerwonka for Escondido City Council in District 3

2020-09-23 | Marking the Third Endorsement for Czerwonka in a Tight Race


Shincheonji Church from Korea Calls All Religious Believers to Pray for an End to the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-09-17 | Minority religious group Shincheonji gathered its members to pray for the end of COVID-19 on Wednesday and encourages believers all around the world to do the same.


U.S. Citizen, Pascal Shakoure Charpentier Unlawfully Detained in INS Jail 74 DAYS

2020-09-17 | Immigration Judge Dara F. Reid will be giving her judgment on the question of Charpentier's citizenship on Thursday, September 17th at 1:00 p.m. at 201 Varick Street in Manhattan


Can You Be Fired For Political Views?

2020-09-16 | Can you be fired for political views? Is protesting or posting politically charged rhetoric on social media grounds for lawful dismissal? Exactly where do employee social media rights begin and end?


Fahe Receives $300,000 Grant to Support Central Appalachia

2020-09-16 | Grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation is part of $175 million commitment to assist communities impacted by COVID-19



Take The Lead's Power to Change Conversations Webinar Series to Feature Jennifer Brown Sharing Invaluable Insights on Topic of The Moment: "Allyship in Action"

2020-09-15 | The nationally recognized DEI expert will provide actionable guidance on how to become a proactive supporter of racial and gender issues


Steve Tyler presents "Pajama Jam" Get in Bed with Joely Fisher and Brad Garrett to Benefit Alcott Center's "Fisher Place" Inaugural Event Celebrated During World Mental Health Weekend October 11, 2020

2020-09-14 | Joely Fisher and Brad Garrett will host a special, virtual "Pajama Jam" to raise money for "Fisher Place" on Sunday, October 11, 2020 from 5:00 - 6:00 pm PST.


"Tolerance For All" Theme in New DRAGULA: A Transgender Tale Audiobook

2020-09-11 | Vellum Publishing, Inc. announces the release of a new Blackstone musical audiobook: DRAGULA: A Transgender Tale, with a "tolerance for all" theme that offers support for all those in the LGBTQIA+ movement.


New Racial Justice Prevention Plus Wellness Program Promotes Youth Anti-Racism Behaviors

2020-08-31 | Unique New Program Motivates Adolescents to Practice Anti-Racism Behaviors and Avoid Racial Discrimination in Schools, Communities and Online


The Human Rights Violation of Minorities in the Post COVID-19 Era Becomes an International Problem

2020-08-31 | Speakers and attendees from 8 different countries gathered to discuss the human rights violations occurring around the world because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists discussed the issues at hand and their proposed solutions.