Monday, October 2, 2023

Healthcare and Public Service Workers Celebrate Passage of Juneteenth as a State Holiday

June 18, 2023 by  
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Members of the healthcare and public service union, SEIU 1107, helped lead the fight for the Juneteenth holiday, which is critical for acknowledging the injustices faced by Black Americans and creating dialogue about policy solutions moving forward The members of Nevada’s largest union of healthcare and public service workers, SEIU Local 1107, are celebrating the […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – June 2023

June 11, 2023 by  
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LVMPD Foundation’s 2nd Annual Soccer Extravaganza Puts Good Sportsmanship In Play!

June 11, 2023 by  
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The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation, in collaboration with LVMPD and UNLV Early Outreach Program, recently hosted the highly anticipated 2nd Annual Soccer Extravaganza. This exciting event brought together students in grades 3-5 for a day of spirited soccer competition at Kragin Hinson Park. Organized by LVMPD Area Commands, the soccer games received […]

Southwest Gas ‘Elevating’ DEI Conversations for Employee

June 11, 2023 by  
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The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion team at Southwest Gas strives to develop a workplace culture that gives everyone a sense of belonging, celebrates differences, and demonstrates the company’s commitment to fostering a diverse workplace.  One tool that brings together employees to increase awareness and acceptance of diverse cultures is Southwest Gas’ Employee Resource Groups (ERG).  […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

June 11, 2023 by  
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What Is ‘AI’ and Is It Credible? BY DR. ELLEN BROWN In the “olden days,” there was such a thing as punitive consequences for plagiarism: using someone else’s creative properties without permission. Well, it is now 2023 and quickly slithering its way onto the writing scene is an anomaly known as Artificial Intelligence. I loosely […]

Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Recognized for Groundbreaking Cell Phone Lending Program

June 11, 2023 by  
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The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District has been recognized by two national library trade industry groups for its innovative Cell Phone Lending Program — which bridged social technology gaps by aiding more than 400 low-income and unhoused residents with wireless communication and internet services.  The Library District has been selected to receive the 2023 Library […]

PEACE: One Footprint In The Sand!

June 11, 2023 by  
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There are times when we are reminded that we are truly alone. The tide of the universe washes away all that we thought life should be. The only thing left is your own will to pull it together and make it through another day, another moment, or another life experience. You understand that telling your […]

Hidden Truths About Juneteenth

June 11, 2023 by  
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BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE My Juneteenth presentations are different from those authorized by the official National Juneteenth Committee. I try to add additional facts for those who have forgotten those high school history classes.  The opening paragraph of the White House’s “A Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observation, 2022” reads: “After the Union Army captured […]

It Is A Shame — Here We Are Again!

June 11, 2023 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET I f not for time periods, this could be today’s headline: “The Greek lantern-carrying philosopher, Diogenes, quits and returns to his homeland!” It appears that he got tired of walking the streets of D.C., looking for an honest politician.  Before lying politicians can succeed in “whitewashing” our past, let me record here […]

Kelvin Watson Named American Library Association Medal of Excellence Award Winner! 

June 11, 2023 by  
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Kelvin Watson, executive director of the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, has been awarded the American Library Association (ALA) Medal of Excellence Award. This annual award, presented by the ALA and sponsored by OCLC, recognizes creative leadership in library management, library training, cataloging and classification, and the tools and techniques of librarianship.  “The jury for […]

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