How local providers, community groups work to address Latino health concerns
The numbers don’t lie.And they demand attention.About 28 percent of Hall County’s population is Latino, according to 2018 census figures, and this demographic accounts for more than 40 percent of Gainesville’s population.New and ongoing initiatives to address the health needs of the county’s growing Latino population have been highlighted by increased collaboration among local health care providers.
Communities that Work Together, Win Together
Communities that Work Together, Win Together (An Independence Day Reminder) By Quint Studer Freedom, independence, self-sufficiency: these are great and glorious concepts. We celebrate them this time of year, whether we process it that way or not, because they’re so deeply engrained in our image of America. We see ourselves …
Heimerman: Opioid diversion groups must work together
Training someone can be very revealing. In training our new reporter, Kelsey Rettke, this past week, I’ve been reminded many times just how interconnected people, agencies and initiatives are throughout DeKalb County.
How churches, businesses banded together to feed a community
In just four months, J216 Ministry has gotten established, outgrown an 800-square foot building and reached over 1,000 people.
How 2 Communities in DC, One White One Black, Work Together
By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] The District of Columbia has a history of racial division. Lately, that has been heightened by its growing affluent White population and a Black populace struggling to stay in the city. However, not all Blacks and Whites are at odds. The majority Black Hillcrest Community Civic Association and the predominantly White Palisades Citizens’ Association have maintained a…
10 things to know as Louisiana's community college system turns 20
The state's community college system was founded 20 years ago. Here's what you should know.
Secret Garden: Nonprofit group plants trees to build, enhance, feed communities
By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley When you think of a tree, chances are you envision a trunk with some foliage at the top that might shade your yard, become a home t…
How a community group hopes to restore a positive image to Crestline Skatepark
About 175 people watched and cheered as 18 skaters competed for first prize at the Game of Skate event April 13 at Crestline Skatepark.The Game of Skate event series is an effort of the Rim Communities for Youth Coalition to take back the Crest
Mary Black Foundation awards $1.1 million to 10 community groups
The Mary Black Foundation has awarded more than $1.1 million in grants to 10 nonprofit organizations serving Spartanburg County. “The
Friendships, jobs and neighborly advice sprout from Facebook community groups
Neighborhood Facebook groups are full of conversations over lost dogs, hair stylists, road closures and kids who need to get summer jobs. They're also
Baltimore community groups learn how to apply for youth funding
Associated Black Charities held a grant writing workshop to help people learn how to apply for $12 million in youth funding.
Community groups campaign to send 100 kids to see Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’
NORWALK - Golden armor, boldly colored beadwork and what appear to be strips of leather mingle with powertools on Ronell Howard's dining room table. Until Feb. 15, when the new Marvel superhero movie "Black Panther" begins showing in theaters, the room has been converted to a costume work area It's the Cornerstone Community Church pastor's first foray into cosplay, but she said that after seeing the trailer, she knew she had to go all out. She plans to attend the movie dressed as…
For valley's sake, our leaders must work together
Future West, the organization I work for, and the Bozeman Area Community Foundation recently sponsored an initiative we called “A Seat at the Table.” People from around the county broke
10 years of filling Empty Bowls: Community, artists mark decade of feeding hungry together
This marks the 10th year of filling Empty Bowls to feed Greenwood’s hungry through the Greenwood Soup Kitchen.
Judy Gilreath: We all must work together to prevent bullying
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. It was established in 2006 to educate communities in ways to prevent bullying.
Three months later: How are northwest Louisiana medical marijuana patients doing?
A Shreveport pharmacy distributed its first rounds of marijuana-based medications to patients about three months ago. How are these patients doing now?
Community groups: Why is it taking so long to get King-Kennedy center’s doors fixed?
Community groups chastised the City Council and its staff for failing to replace malfunctioning doors at the front entrance of the King-Kennedy Memorial Center in west Modesto.
Angel Stadium talks should be public to get a fair deal, labor and community groups demand at rally
Organizers of evening rally that drew about 175 people to Katella High School included hospitality workers’ union Unite Here Local 11 and Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible D…
Community group questions Long Beach’s $7.5 million appraisal of homeless shelter property ahead...
City staff say a number of factors led to the property’s jump in value.
RML Community Liaison Group to meet May 20
The Rocky Mountain Laboratories Community Liaison Group (RML CLG) is scheduled to meet on Monday, May 20. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. at the Golden Age Club, 727