Tag Archives: community members

The family of a man found dead in a well demands justice from the community

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – Community members have raised nearly $10,000 to cover funeral expenses for the man whose body was found Monday 200 feet from the town’s water well. Law enforcement is still trying to figure out how the body of 26-year-old Jerome Crystian fell into a water pipe just …

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SANDF will support law enforcement

Defense and Veterans Affairs Minister Thandi Modise said the South African National Defense Force (SANDF) stands ready to provide law enforcement support to help maintain stability in the country. “SANDF will continue to be on high alert to protect all national key points, as well as the economic corridors …

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Swords into Plowshares inaugurates a new exhibition curated by Sabra Morman: “Community, Love, and Family” | News

DETROIT, February 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery will open a new exhibit of artwork by 10 local artists titled “Community, Love, and Family” on February 11th from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at their downtown gallery (33 East Adams Avenue). The show, organized by sabra mormanwill …

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Nepalese association celebrates cultural festivals of indigenous community

Chargé d’Affaires at the Embassy of Nepal in Qatar Lakshuman Khanal and others celebrating cultural festivals. Doha: Nepali Non-Resident Association (NRNA) Qatar celebrated national cultural festivals of the indigenous community of Nepal. The Association has organized festivals including Maghe Sankranti (Minam Sar Lhes), Chasok Tangnam, Balihang Tangnam, Tamu Lhosar, Sakela …

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“A lifetime of memories”: The Greenback family turns tragedy into community support | Community

Tyson Waid’s time on this earth has been far too short. He was just shy of his fourth birthday when he died on Christmas Eve 2020 from a rare and incurable form of brain cancer. This Greenback family, mom Maggie and dad Colt, made the most of every day together, …

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Awareness of bullying and its dangers is not enough. Law enforcement must act on reports

By Lucca Wang as published by The Kansas Reflector This month is National Bullying Awareness Month. In June 2017, I began a statewide communications role, giving voice to victim advocacy and educating the Kansas public about domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment for nearly four year. What I hadn’t expected …

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Awareness of bullying and its dangers is not enough. Law enforcement must act on the reports.

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of expanding the conversation about how public policy affects the daily lives of people across our state. Lucca Wang is a professional communicator who worked at the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence. This month is National …

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Fulton’s Andrew Hyde Completes SUNY Potsdam Law Enforcement Training Institute | Education

POTSDAM – Andrew Hyde of Fulton, a recent graduate of SUNY Potsdam’s Law Enforcement Training Institute. SUNY Potsdam’s Law Enforcement Training Institute offers students the unique opportunity to undergo rigorous pre-employment, state-approved police training as part of their undergraduate program. Cadets celebrated the completion of the program with a ceremony …

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Families of Black Men and Women Killed by Law Enforcement Show Support for Jason Walker’s Family

Friends and family of an unarmed Fayetteville man shot by an off-duty deputy earlier this week were joined Friday by other black families whose loved ones were killed by law enforcement. Followed by the reading of Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change is Gonna Come’, green and blue balloons were released outside …

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Katerina D’Agnese from Carmel, NY completes SUNY Potsdam Law Enforcement Training Institute

Katerina D’Agnese of Carmel, NY, recently graduated from SUNY Potsdam Law Enforcement Training Institute. SUNY Potsdam’s Law Enforcement Training Institute offers students the unique opportunity to undergo rigorous pre-employment, state-approved police training as part of their undergraduate program. Cadets celebrated the completion of the program with a ceremony on December …

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Forestry community said they don’t have to choose FDA as arbiter – FrontPageAfrica

Gbarnga – Lawyers for the just concluded three-day Annual General Assembly (AG) meeting of the National Union of Community Forest Management Bodies (NUCFMB) in Gbarnga, Bong County, told the community representatives that they had no obligation to select the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) or any of its officials as arbiter …

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City council opposes proposal to remove law enforcement from metro stations

Story by Charlotte Dekle and Alison WangEditors photo by Erin leeStaff photographer City council approved a letter opposing funding for law enforcement in metro stations at its meeting on Wednesday, December 1. The letter follows a recommendation made by the Metro Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) that the larger Los …

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Dow Announces $ 60,000 Community Grant Recipients

Content of the article On Sunday, November 17, Dow Canada announced the recipients of its community grants. Content of the article “Following Philanthropy Day on November 15 and leading up to Giving Tuesday on November 30, Dow is pleased to announce the recipients of the $ 60,000 community grants that …

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Community calendar: technology and coffee, Santa’s house for the holidays

Technology and coffee, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Chickadee Coffeehouse & Deli, Barnum. Barnum Community Education is hosting the free event. Community members can come to the site for help with their cellphones, e-readers, tablets, laptops, social media platforms and more. Community education staff and Nathan Rimolde from RTS will …

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Aurora community holds prayer vigil in Nome Park

Aurora town leaders and community members gathered in Nome Park, where six teenagers were gunned down. They joined in prayer and a call to action to keep students safe. AURORA, Colorado – Nearly two weeks after two separate school shootings in Aurora, city officials and community members gathered for a …

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Key news in Aiken, Richmond County

Public comment requested on accreditation at Aiken AIKEN, SC (WRDW / WAGT) Aiken Ministry of Public Security to conduct on-site assessment as part of a program to obtain re-accreditation from the Accreditation Commission of Enforcement Bodies laws. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s assessment will take place virtually. A …

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Community Unity Day promotes Duval, that’s us – Free Press of Jacksonville

It features Pastor Robert LeCount, CEO | Executive Director and Founder of Quench The Violence and Pastor of Disciples of Christ Church, and Jack Meeks, CPA. Quench the Violence, a Jacksonville-based non-profit organization whose mission is to promote peace, unity and community throughout Duval County, hosted “Unity in Community” on …

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Community members call for ceasefire as Philadelphia nears 500 homicides

By Annie McCormick, Christie Ileto Click here for updates on this story PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – Police in Philadelphia are investigating a shooting that left one dead Tuesday night. This happened around 10:30 p.m. on the 6200 block of Woodland Avenue in southwest Philadelphia. Police said the man was shot in …

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Community calendar: tree lighting, listening session, technology and coffee

Community tree lighting ceremony and cart ride, 4 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Wright. Community listening session, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Carlton County Government Services Building, 1307 Cloquet Avenue, Cloquet. County Carlton has partnered with the Center for Public Impact to learn more about how government can support rural …

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Community and law enforcement mourn the loss of Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

GREENE COUNTY – Many law enforcement agencies and community members mourn the loss of Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer. >> RELATED: Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer Passes Away Fischer died Tuesday night after suffering a medical emergency while attending a conference in Sandusky. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine: “Fran and I …

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Kenosha activists call for peace and justice ahead of Kyle Rittenhouse trial

Jury selection for Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial begins Monday. Other members of the Rittenhouse coverage community told WISN 12 that tensions and anxiety are high as the trial approaches. executive director of Kenosha Leaders. “Either way, we want everyone to stay peaceful because it’s about getting justice for two young men. …

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Brunswickers hope for peace and justice ahead of trial

Residents said they didn’t think residents would cause any problems during or after the trial, but said people from out of town could. BRUNSWICK, Georgia – Less than a week before the men charged with Ahmaud Arbery’s death stand trial, community members in the small town of Brunswick, Georgia, said …

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Whatcom Peace / Justice Center to organize International Day of Peace | New

Recognized by the United Nations since 1982 and the city of Bellingham since 2010, International Day of Peace is a day to imagine what the world can be like without weapons, violence and oppression. In solidarity with people around the world, the Whatcom Peace & Justice Center (WPJC) will host …

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Logan Family Gymnasium Groundbreaking Ceremony Celebrates Peace, Justice and Unity

The Town of Evanston and Friends of the Robert Crown Center officially opened the Logan Family Gymnasium earlier this month in a ceremony attended by members of the Logan family, the Evanston Parks and Recreation Board and friends of the Robert Crown Center. The public was invited to attend the …

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Peace Education – The VOICE

Youth explore appreciating differences at the Peace Ed Diversity Leaders Camp. THEliving in a nation that feels more and more divided every day can have an emotional impact on all of us. But bright spots in this tumultuous time exist in our community. The Peace Education Program is one of …

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