Sunday, July 3, 2022

Dear Mommy and Poppy

June 19, 2022 by  
Filed under Extra, Peace

By Sarah A. Williams I’m sorry you have to see me this way But a bad man killed a lot of us today He just walked into our school With nothing to say And started shooting everybody In a casual way I looked up and saw my teacher fall She knocked over the desk against […]

Health Equity: A Call To Action

June 19, 2022 by  
Filed under Health

BY DR. LISA THOMPSON Health equity is a term that has become a popular buzz phrase these days. It has been thrown around all over the news and social media, but its definition is not clear, and many people do not really understand what they are talking about when they mention it. Health equity simply […]

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation Unveils Black Giving Circle

June 19, 2022 by  
Filed under Conversation

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation unveiled a new initiative in February 2022 to forge and strengthen relationships between the Southern Nevada Black community and local law enforcement.  The Black Giving Circle is designed to bring funding support into our communities that are traditionally under resourced. The initiative empowers the Southern Nevada Black […]

Two New Inclusive Initiatives at Touro

June 19, 2022 by  
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During a special ceremony held inside the Michael Tang Regional Center for Clinical Simulation, Touro University Nevada took two more critical steps toward becoming a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution. The evening’s event included the announcement of Touro’s new “Underrepresented White Coats in Medicine and Healthcare” Scholarship. Each year, one incoming student from the […]

Las Vegas-Clark County Library District kicks off 2022 Summer Challenge

June 19, 2022 by  
Filed under Community

Kids, teens and adults can beat summer boredom, win cool prizes with free reading and activities program + coloring contest. Featuring Pulitzer Prize winners Tracy K. Smith and Hilton Als, Grammy-nominated performance artist Fyütch + hundreds of activities for all ages Make this summer memorable with the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District’s 2022 Summer Challenge […]

Freedom Ties

June 19, 2022 by  
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The organizer of Las Vegas’ signature Juneteenth celebration reflects on the meaning of the holiday, connecting with our community, and the future of activism.  After generations on the periphery of American attention, Juneteenth is now a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S. and honor the richness of African-American culture.  The […]

Southwest Gas drives initiatives for diversity, equity, and inclusion

June 19, 2022 by  
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Southwest Gas drives initiatives for diversity, equity, and inclusion With June comes the recognition and celebration of Juneteenth — and to commemorate the historic day, Southwest Gas is pulling back the curtain on its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) initiatives. DEI has been infused into every aspect of the company as it commits to data […]

Scary Inflation, Meet Your Match

June 19, 2022 by  
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Scary Inflation, Meet Your Match BY KATIE COLEMAN, Nevada Rural Housing Authority Freaked out by creeping costs? Haunted by rising rents? We hear you! Which is why Home At Last, a program by Nevada Rural Housing, has the ultimate inflation buster for you: the Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) offers homebuyers tax credits that help them afford […]

HEALTHIER YOU: What is Cytomegalovirus?

June 19, 2022 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus for people of all ages; however, a healthy person’s immune system usually keeps the virus from causing illness. In the United States, nearly one in three children are already infected with CMV by age five. Over half of adults have been infected with CMV […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

June 19, 2022 by  
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Ramp up your political game BY DR. ELLEN BROWN The country is captivated by midterm politics. Seems as though every month brings to the forefront an increasing number of issues, challenges, questions, decisions, thoughts, crises, tragedies, unbelievable occurrences. The list is endless. They say it is due to the increasing amount of information made available […]

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