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In the end, Holocaust survivor couldn't outlast virus, becoming Israel's first COVID-19 fatality 23.3.2020 LA Times: Nation

An 88-year-old Holocaust survivor became the first, and so far only, Israeli to die of COVID-19.

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Column: One of California's longest-serving political hands is retiring. Here's his state of the state 12.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Is California really hostile to business? Daniel Zingale, who has one of the longest track records in state government, lays out his truths about the Golden State.

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Guest Commentary: Colorado doubles down to improve juvenile corrections system 30.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Doubling down on culture change is the appropriate path to create and maintain safe facilities for Colorado’s youth while providing the opportunity for them to live their best lives.
5 priorities to ensure climate action benefits low-income and disadvantaged groups 10.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We can't leave anyone behind as we transition to a clean economy.
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Organizers stockpiling snow, preparing to greet elite skiers for World Cup race in Minneapolis 6.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In just over two months, the world's top cross-country skiers will flock to Minneapolis for a World Cup event. And to make sure the trails are in top shape, organizers are working now to stockpile snow. Lots and lots of snow.
Letters: The value of staying unplugged; Keeping a safe “space”; Child care costs begin with planning; A taste for food writing (1/3/20) 3.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The value of staying unplugged Re: “Communities tap grants to get modern internet,” Dec. 30 news story I fail to understand why it is such a profound tragedy for some rural areas to lack high-speed internet connectivity. Personally, I think these places sound like great places to live and, especially, to raise children. After all, […]
Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Disadvantaged Groups 21.12.2019 WRI Stories
Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Disadvantaged Groups Comments|Add Comment|PrintClimate activists around the world are calling for fair climate policies that address social justice and inequality. Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE Discussions on the social aspects of climate action have long focused on jobs in carbon-intensive industries, but they've started considering the broader picture. Solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Power to the young people: emerging climate leaders attend VERGE 19 16.12.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Passionate youth, corporate changemakers, cleantech innovators and public sector planners are all critical to the success of the climate movement.
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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Who should I vote for? General election 2019 policy guide 13.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Compare where the parties stand on key issues, from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.
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Women can now buy birth control at King Soopers pharmacies without a doctor’s visit 29.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Kroger Health announced Monday that pharmacists at its locations in Colorado, which include King Soopers and City Market stores, will start directly dispensing hormonal birth control, meaning women who get their medicine there can now skip a trip to the doctor's office for select contraceptives
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Latino parents group teaches cultural skills to thrive in Minnesota schools 9.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Latino Youth Development Collaborative is trying to help first-generation Latino families navigate the complexities of Minnesota schools.
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Minneapolis Park Board votes to change street signs to Bde Maka Ska 22.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minneapolis Park Board’s vote Wednesday removes “Calhoun” from the streets and parkland it controls.
Young offenders 'get inadequate support on their release' 8.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Many do not have accommodation and support services in place when they leave, a report finds.
Minnesota-inspired Cuban American Youth Orchestra launches its first tour 20.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Eleven members of the Minnesota Orchestra will join 25 young U.S. musicians in Cuba for the inaugural tour of an organization inspired by the 2015 Minnesota Orchestra visit to Havana.
Reclaiming the Streets: Addis Ababa, Other African Cities Launch Car-Free Days 22.4.2019 THE CITY FIX
African cities have an imbalance. Around half of the population walks, bicycles or takes public transport to get around, usually under unsafe and difficult conditions. But despite this unusually high level of non-motorized mobility, street space is disproportionately allocated to ...
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Denver mayor candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver mayoral race features Penfield Tate, Michael B. Hancock, Kalyn Rose Heffernan, Jamie Giellis, Stephan "Seku" Evans and Lisa Calderón.
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The women with a passion for rugby 9.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
The women of Sutton & Epsom's Ladies RFC are unbeaten in the league this season and in love with rugby.
Student organizers report back on March 15 climate strike 20.3.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Maya Bhullar Many of us supported and were heartened by students coming out on March 15 to demand that local and federal government take real steps to combat climate change. There were many great interviews and news stories which talked to kids out on the street . The Activist Toolkit, however, decided to take a different approach. I contacted all the local organizers I could find and asked them: 1. How did your local climate strike go? 2. What worked and what did not? 3. What will you be doing for the national day of action in Canada on May 3? 4. What did some of the students that participated say? 5. What are you trying to win in your communities? I am posting edited versions of the responses I received below. If you would like to connect about your experience organizing the strike in your community, please send it my way. The Activist Toolkit will continue stay in touch with organizers and continue to help support the demand for real action on climate change. The reports below are the personal ...
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Youth symphony conductor Carlos Izcaray makes a new-music pledge: 50% female composers 20.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Carlos Izcaray was planning the American Youth Symphony’s season when the thought occurred: Why not make this the year of the woman?

Izcaray, who took over as music director of the Los Angeles-based AYS in 2016, didn’t stop at one season. Faced with the reality that most of the classical canon...

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