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New Book 'In the Valley of Lost Souls' by Diana van Eyk...

May 22, 2015 -- Author shows that everyday people can be activists

New Book 'In the Valley of Lost Souls' by Diana van Eyk...

Historical Novel from SBPRA Traces the Biggest Civil Rights Events of...

May 21, 2015 -- A new day of racial equality is dawning in Sarah Sewell Wolters' stunning novel, "Sassy Sonja: Bravo Atlanta."

Historical Novel from SBPRA Traces the Biggest Civil Rights Events of...

Wanda Sykes to be Master of Ceremonies for National LGBT 50th...

May 21, 2015 -- Organizers of the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration announced that entertainer and advocate Wanda Sykes will MC the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Ceremony on July 4th at Independence Hall.

St. Louis Advertising Agency, Cfx, Helps Find Stolen Babies

May 20, 2015 -- Cfx, Inc. launches stolenbaby.info — Developed pro-bono by agency...

St. Louis Advertising Agency, Cfx, Helps Find Stolen Babies

For NTC, an Updated Approach to Training Yields Major Benefits

May 19, 2015 -- NTC’s training paradigm has produced a 99.8% compliance rate on a consistent basis.

For NTC, an Updated Approach to Training Yields Major Benefits

New Patent Provides Continuously Secure Video Visitations Between...

May 19, 2015 -- Inmate communications leader Telmate announced the issuance of a new patent for Telmate's continuously secure inmate video visitation system.

New Patent Provides Continuously Secure Video Visitations Between...

South Florida Student Wins Third Place in National Writing Competition...

May 19, 2015 -- After winning the qualifying regional competition sponsored by AILA South Florida, local student Olga Rocio Rivas took third place in the national Celebrate America Fifth Grade Creative Writing...

South Florida Student Wins Third Place in National Writing Competition...

Warm Cookies of the Revolution and The Sabrina Merage Foundation...

May 18, 2015 -- The Newest Style of Crowd-Sourced Fundraising Is Here. (And It Will Be Delicious!)

Warm Cookies of the Revolution and The Sabrina Merage Foundation...

Award-winning Author Ian McEwan and Actor Mark Ruffalo Challenge 2015...

May 18, 2015 -- The 562 members of the Dickinson College Class of 2015 who hail from 31 states and 15 nations heard passionate calls for social action from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.

Award-winning Author Ian McEwan and Actor Mark Ruffalo Challenge 2015...

Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce to Host 21st Annual...

May 18, 2015 -- With a special session scheduled for June, the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes their annual Legislative Breakfast event.

Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce to Host 21st Annual...

James O’Keefe Interviews Pulitzer Prize Winning Reporter and Ardent...

May 15, 2015 -- Project Veritas President James O’Keefe Interviews Former New York Times and Pulitzer Prize Winning Reporter Judith Miller. Ms. Miller Tells O’Keefe About Her Time in Jail for Refusing to Reveal a...

James O’Keefe Interviews Pulitzer Prize Winning Reporter and Ardent...

Super Lawyers Names 2014 Pro Bono Award Recipients

May 15, 2015 -- Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, has announced the eight recipients of its fourth annual Pro Bono Awards. The awards honor legal professionals, students, firms and organizations that...

Super Lawyers Names 2014 Pro Bono Award Recipients

National Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference in Detroit May 19-21,...

May 14, 2015 -- Hosted by the national Center for Community Progress, the conference will be held at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center and is expected to draw approximately 1,000 professionals to the...

U.C. Berkeley/Stanford Univ. Grad Shares Finding Inspiration in...

May 13, 2015 -- Joy Elan, an accomplished writer and poet shares hard-hitting and eye-opening views of lessons she learned, and that which she came to appreciate about the African American experience in her third...

U.C. Berkeley/Stanford Univ. Grad Shares Finding Inspiration in...

The John Marshall Law School Awarded Grant to Expand Anti-Violence...

May 13, 2015 -- The John Marshall Law School has been awarded a grant from the City of Chicago to expand its work in helping mentor students in Chicago Public Schools and keep them out of gangs.

The Good People Fund receives a total of $800,000 from the Herb Alpert...

May 12, 2015 -- The Good People Fund is a US-based organization that provides financial support and professional guidance to innovative grassroots non-profits.

The Good People Fund receives a total of $800,000 from the Herb Alpert...

The Herb Alpert Foundation Exhibits The True Art of Giving Committing...

May 11, 2015 -- The Good People Fund a US-based organization that provides financial support and professional guidance to innovative grassroots nonprofits, has received a new grant of $150,000 from the Herb Alpert...

The Herb Alpert Foundation Exhibits The True Art of Giving Committing...

National Association of Professional Women inducts Lois Hammill,...

May 11, 2015 -- Lois Hammill is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

National Association of Professional Women inducts Lois Hammill,...

National Association of Professional Women Inducts Fariba Bayani,...

May 11, 2015 -- Fariba Bayani is recognized for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

National Association of Professional Women Inducts Fariba Bayani,...

National Association of Professional Women Inducts Mary Ann Romero,...

May 11, 2015 -- Mary Ann Romero is recognized for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

National Association of Professional Women Inducts Mary Ann Romero,...

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus To Perform In Middle East This June

May 07, 2015 -- With five concerts in Istanbul, Ein Gedi, Jerusalem, and Tel Aviv, Chorus will become first gay choral group to tour the Middle East

Indian Trails and Michigan Flyer File ADA Lawsuit Alleging Retaliation...

May 07, 2015 -- After Detroit Metro Airport relocated the public bus stop far away from McNamara Terminal, the Indian Trails and Michigan Flyer bus companies supported two people with disabilities in a federal...

Indian Trails and Michigan Flyer File ADA Lawsuit Alleging Retaliation...

New Research Demonstrates Financial Access Improves Lives of Consumers...

May 07, 2015 -- Data Released Today by InterMedia Shows Even Incremental Gains Can Lead to Fundamental Change Economically

New Research Demonstrates Financial Access Improves Lives of Consumers...