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Please share with your network. 2014 Philadelphia Sankofa Festival Postcard

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Please share with your network.
 
Me dasse (Thank You)
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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 24, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Nurses Hold Bake Sale to Buy Wheelchairs

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Kenneth A. Samet, the CEO of the 10-hospital MedStar Health system, brought in $6.3 million in FY 2011, but Stephen Frum, an RN at the chain’s largest hospital—MedStar Washington Hospital Center—says, “Patients are routinely transported…

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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 23, 2014 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Boots, Heels, Flats and Gym Shoes, Working Women Hit the Streets to Highlight Need for Collective Bargaining

Boots, Heels, Flats and Gym Shoes, Working Women Hit the Streets to Highlight Need for Collective Bargaining

The labor movement isn't just boots on the ground, said Connie Leak, a UAW member and president of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW). "It's heels, flats and sneakers." Working women are impacting the labor movement in a big way. 

Yesterday, more than 250 women workers and labor participants gathered in…

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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 23, 2014 at 4:19pm — No Comments

zen habits: Looking for Love

A reader asked for advice for people who are looking for love, trying to meet people, dating.

The “looking for love” part of life is definitely trying, and I have to admit I’m no dating expert. I got lucky with Eva, finding her relatively easily and somehow convincing her that I’m date worthy. It must be my striking good looks.

Though I don’t have a lot of dating advice, there is something I've learned from experience: prepare…

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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 23, 2014 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Alert: OJJDP Reentry Funding for Mentoring of Young Fathers

We wanted to let you know about a new funding opportunity for non-profits and Indian tribes: OJJDP FY 2014 Second Chance Act Strengthening Relationships Between Young Fathers and Their Children: A Reentry Mentoring Project. 

Please note! These opportunities are not from National Fatherhood Initiative…
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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 19, 2014 at 11:26pm — No Comments

Clef Club End of Year Celebration (FREE)

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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 19, 2014 at 11:10pm — No Comments

CITY COUNCIL APPROVES FY15 OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGETS

 Philadelphia, June 19, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter praised City Council’s passage of the Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) Operating and Capital Budgets, which includes investments to hire new Department of Licenses and Inspections inspectors and…

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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 19, 2014 at 11:02pm — No Comments

STATEMENT FROM SUPERINTENDENT HITE ON CITY COUNCIL BORROWING AUTHORIZATION PHILADELPHIA

The School District of Philadelphia Office of Communications

440 N. Broad Street, Suite 102 ~ Philadelphia, PA 19130-4015 ~ (215) 400-4040

STATEMENT FROM SUPERINTENDENT HITE ON CITY COUNCIL BORROWING AUTHORIZATION PHILADELPHIA—Superintendent William R. Hite issued the following statement regarding the City Council’s decision today to approve borrowing on behalf of The School District of Philadelphia: “Today, Philadelphia City Council passed a bill authorizing the City of…

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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 19, 2014 at 10:59pm — No Comments

Healthy Start Program for Youth RSVP Now

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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 18, 2014 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Celebration of Life for Corbitt D. Banks

Photo: Celebration of Life for Corbitt D. Banks

Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 18, 2014 at 10:29pm — No Comments

Come Out and Socialize Together Presented by the Philadelphia Asante Nation

                     

                       

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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 18, 2014 at 10:23pm — No Comments

Healthy Philadelphia wants you to know: Still need health coverage?

Healthy Philadelphia

Hello! 

You can go on the link below (scroll down) , or if you'd like a speaker for your group, please let us know.  Even though the Year 2 open enrollment period for Obamacare doesn't start until November 15, we are still at work during "special enrollment period" to get people signed up for the health insurance they deserve--especially for former foster youth up to age 26 who qualify for medical assistance NOW  (even…
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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 10, 2014 at 6:15am — No Comments

Gay Pride Parade 2014

Robert Dennen

Robert Dennen starts off the parade by sounding some notes on his bugle. Believe he was sounding "Attention" that's usually done on a Boatswain's Mates whistle. He's wearing a Veterans For Peace t-shirt, but has also been a member of Delaware Valley Veterans For America.…

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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 10, 2014 at 6:07am — No Comments

BREAKING: Free Marissa Alexander Decision

Photo: BREAKING: A Florida appeals court is ordering a new trial for Marissa Alexander who was sentenced to 20 years to prison after she fired a warning shot in a wall during a dispute with her ex-husband. Read the story here--><a href= http://fcnews.tv/18rXXaK" width="302" height="169" />
BREAKING: A Florida appeals court is ordering a new trial for Marissa Alexander who was sentenced to 20 years to prison after she fired a warning shot in a wall during a dispute with her ex-husband.



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IMPORTANT NEWS: ANGER AND DISAPPOINTMENT FELT AT DISABILITIES ISSUES FORUM

IMPORTANT NEWS

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ANGER AND DISAPPOINTMENT FELT AT DISABILITIES 

ISSUES FORUM

Today’s Disabilities Issues Forum was set to be an exciting event for the over 2 million persons with disabilities in Pennsylvania.  Working together, 12 organizations pulled precious financial resources to make the event a success.  The…

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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 4, 2014 at 7:47am — No Comments

Senior Services Get the help you need

Senior Services

Get the help you need

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging and a network of agencies throughout the city offer a wide range of services to help Philadelphia’s senior citizens achieve their maximum possible levels of health, independence and productivity.



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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 4, 2014 at 7:41am — No Comments

Public Hearing for Improving Philadelphia’s Voting Process, Thursday June 5, 2014

Commissioner Stephanie Singer is…

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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 4, 2014 at 7:25am — No Comments

All Invited: PA Probation/Parole Recognition Ceremony - June 11th

CITIZENS ADVISORY COUNCIL for PROBATION and PAROLE in PHILADELPHIA



2014 3rd Annual

RECOGNITION CEREMONY

Acknowledging those who have made a positive impact

on probation and parole in Philadelphia



The mission of the Citizens Advisory Council for Probation and Parole in Philadelphia is to improve the probation/parole experience by building understanding and…
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Added by Baba Bob Shipman on June 4, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

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