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THE TORONTO JOURNAL OF DIABETES CARE PROVIDES COMPELLING EVIDENCE ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF WALKING TO HEALTH AND WELL BEING. WE DO NOT NEED TO GO TO THE GYM TO EXERCISE. WE DO NOT NEED TO PUT ASIDE AN HOUR DAILY TO EXERCISE. WE SIMPLY NEED TO USE EVERY OPPORTUNITY THAT PRESENTS ITSELF TO WALK TO THE STORE, SCHOOL, AND OTHER NEIGHBODHOOD-RELATED ACTIVITIES. DON'T WAIT TO HAVE AN HOUR AVAILABLE TO WALK; USE WHATEVER TIME YOU HAVE; A 15 MINS WALK IS BETTER THAN NOT…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 30, 2012 at 6:55pm — No Comments
SEPT IS PROSTATE HEALTH EDUCATION & AWARENESS MONTH
WATCH COMCAST CHAN. 26, SUN. SEPT 30, 7-8PM. SEE ONEWORLD'S PROSTATE HEALTH EDUCATION 1-HR PROG with Yale Oncologists John Colberg, MD, and William Kelly, DO, as they take questions from community residents and explain the various problems that some men experience with their Prostate.
You can see a video clip linked below. This program is also airing on AT&T Uverse, Chan. 99 (dropdown menu),…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 28, 2012 at 9:02am — No Comments
Junta for Progressive Action has an immediate opening for an evening Receptionist (Monday - Thursday). The position answers phones, directs adult education students to classes, assists with evening Legal Clinic and other duties as needed. High School diploma required. Great customer service skills, ability to multitask. Must be fully bilingual in English and Spanish. For more information, or to submit a resume, contact Cheila Serrano at Cheila.Serrano@juntainc.org.
Added by JUNTA on September 28, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
SOME CHILDREN AS YOUNG AS 12 HAVE SMART PHONES
DO PARENTS ALWAYS KNOW WHAT THESE CELL PHONES ARE USED FOR?
“No one’s actually going to get a sexually transmitted disease because they’re sexting,” Eric Rice, the study’s lead researcher from the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, told Reuters Health. “What we really wanted to know is, Is there a link between sexting and taking risks with your body?…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 21, 2012 at 5:39am — No Comments
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Program Targets Homeless Families Across US
Associated Press, Kelli Kennedy, 09/12/2012
Federal child welfare officials announced Wednesday they are expanding a pilot program that provides housing and case workers to homeless families most at risk for having a child enter foster care. The five-year, $35 million expansion to several areas across the country provides permanent housing for a few hundred families who have been…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 14, 2012 at 5:21pm — No Comments
AN IMPORTANT PART OF WHAT WE DO AT ONEWORLD IS TO ENCOURAGE CIVIC ENGAGEMENT. VOTING IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF OUR DEMOCRACY. LET NO ONE PREVENT YOU. BELOW ARE SEVERAL LINKS WHERE PEOPLE CAN REGISTER AND VOTE, OR PRINT OUT AN ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM IN ENGLISH OR SPANISH.
VOTER REGISTRATION ON LINE: Learn how and where you can register to vote. Find…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 13, 2012 at 1:46pm — No Comments
Medicaid Expansion: A Closer Look At Vulnerable Populations And State Coverage Opportunities
Health Affairs Blog, Shannon McMahon, 09/11/2012
Since the Supreme Court’s verdict on NFIB v. Sebelius in late June, considerable national attention has converged around the question of whether or not states will opt to expand Medicaid coverage for adults with incomes below 138 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL). The…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 13, 2012 at 7:53am — No Comments
The New Haven Symphony is looking for a Development Director to join its team. The Development Director is responsible for building the capacity of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra by overseeing a comprehensive year-round fundraising program. A member of the senior management team reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director plans, implements, manages, and evaluates all fundraising activities related to maintaining and growing earned income to ensure the financial…Continue
Added by Elaine C. Carroll on September 13, 2012 at 5:26am — No Comments
FaceBook users! Please visit Chase Community Giving this week & vote for a New Haven charity (like the New Haven Symphony, Knights of Columbus Museum, New Haven Reads, Neighborhood Music School, Diaper Bank, Public Library, and more) to share in $5 million in grants. http://ning.it/OsARv9 Tell your supporters to help earn vital grant funds for New Haven charities! Thanks, Elaine Carroll, New Haven…Continue
Added by Elaine C. Carroll on September 13, 2012 at 5:23am — No Comments
In 1979 President Jimmy Carter signed Public Law 96-62 designating the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day. He said many grandparents "bore the hardships and made the sacrifices that produced much of the progress and comfort we enjoy today. It is appropriate, therefore, that as individuals and as a nation, that we salute our grandparents for their contribution to our lives."
According to CalendarUpdates.Com, the history of Grandparents Day can be…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 9, 2012 at 8:50am — No Comments
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Sept is Ovarian Cancer & Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
We at OneWorld Progressive Institute encourage you and your loved ones to learn all you can about both of these cancers.
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 7, 2012 at 5:50pm — No Comments
BEFORE MAKING PLANS FOR HAVING A BURGER, SOUL FOOD, OR A FANCY MEAL THIS WEEKEND, CHECK THE NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT (NHI) REPORT (linked below) ON WHICH RESTAURANTS PASSED AND WHICH FAILED HEALTH INSPECTION THIS WEEK. YOU WILL SEE HERE THAT PRICE DOES NOT ALWAYS TELL THE ENTIRE STORY.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SOUP KITCHEN! OF THE FIVE RESTAURANTS THAT FAILED INSPECTION, READ CLOSELY THE THINGS THAT NEED TO BE…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 7, 2012 at 10:28am — No Comments
"One of the most common momentum killers I've seen in my professional life is our propensity to wait for someone else to act, take initiative, assume blame, or take charge. But very often, no help comes...
Source: Harvard Business Review…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 5, 2012 at 7:06am — No Comments
This white paper will examine the role social media can play in presenting a more strategic view of customer data and how the right combination of technologies can deliver insight to help companies more effectively meet perpetually shifting consumer demands expressed through, and influenced by, these dynamic communication channels. We will look at the implications for marketing and…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 5, 2012 at 6:50am — No Comments
On June 15, 2012 President Obama announced Deferred Action for immigrant youth. Deferred Action is an administrative power that the Executive Branch has to halt the deportation of individuals that may otherwise be subject to removal. On this ocassion, deferred action was announced for young immigrants that meet certain requirements.
Apostle Immigrant Services and Junta for Progressive Action will host the first of many clinics for deferred action applicants on September 15, 2012…
Added by Ana María Rivera-Forastieri on September 5, 2012 at 3:07am — No Comments
"Despite spending about twice as much per person each year on healthcare as France, Germany or the U.K. ... the U.S. is increasingly falling behind these countries in terms of progress in lowering the potentially preventable death rate,” said Commonwealth Fund President Karen Davis in a statement. …Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 4, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
WHEN PARENTS AND TEACHERS WORK TOGETHER POSITIVELY ALL STUDENTS BENEFIT. IT IS THE ONLY WAY TO REAL SUCCESS!
As we start a new school year, OneWorld Progressive Institute reminds parents, guardians, and advocates for children, that when parents and teachers work together in cohesive teams students benefit greatly. In one of OneWorld's extremely successful "EDUCATION WORKSHOPS" 14 parents and teachers worked with retired…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 3, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
NATIONWIDE, OBESITY COSTS ABOUT $300 BILLION PER YEAR SAID DR. KEN ELLZEY, ASSISTANT PHYSICIAN-IN-CHIEF OF HEALTH PROMOTION IN FRESNO. ALMOST ONE-HALF OF THE COSTS ARE FOR DIRECT MEDICAL CARE, BUT EMPLOYEE ABSENTEEISM AND LOST PRODUCTIVITY COST MORE, ELLSEY SAID.…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 1, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments