Encouraging youth can come in a variety of ways. Such examples as having meaningful conversations and avoiding comparison praise were on full display November 17 when Salem Civic Center held a unique career fair for local fifth-grade students.
Sixteen community memberss successfully completed the Anchor of Hope Community Foundation’s Community Health Promoter Program (CHPP), and graduated as CHPP on Monday, Nov. 20 at the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building. Graduates received pins and receive their Community Health Promoters Certificates of Completion, given by the Honorable Mayor Sherman Lea, Sr., during the 7:00 pm City Council Session! Continue reading Community Health Promoter 2017 Program Graduates→
Goodwill Industries of the Valleys has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.
Occurring this year on Tuesday, Nov. 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate on improving their local communities and to give back in impactful ways to the charities and causes they support. The day joins nonprofit organizations, charities, families, businesses, and individuals to transform the way people think about, talk about and participate in this season of giving. Continue reading Give something special this year→
WASHINGTON, DC, – Clean Air Task Force (CATF) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) have co-authored a landmark report that demonstrates, for the first time, the specific health risks from airborne pollutants caused by oil and natural gas development impacting African American communities.