Sunday, April 14, 2024

Library District Launches New ‘Free To Be’ Public Education Campaign

September 13, 2023 by  
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Bilingual messaging designed to illustrate the unexpected experiences found at your local library. New, dramatic branch signage spotlights and connects all 25 unique library locations. This is an exciting time of change and transformation for libraries — and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is leading the way in telling this story with a new […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

September 13, 2023 by  
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Not too early to begin focusing on 2024 political issues BY DR. ELLEN BROWN What matters most when it comes to your livelihood, your family, your community, your future? Next question: how much are those things affected — or even controlled — by political factors?  Lately, in talking with friends, family, and even random acquaintances, […]

The spirituality of practicing medicine

September 13, 2023 by  
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BY DARRYL L. FORTSON, M.D. Most people see the practice of medicine as a largely scientific affair — the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the human body when things are in health and equilibrium; and the derangement of that harmony when disease. contagion, inflammation, and trauma are present. That is, they think of the physics […]

Finding peace in nature

September 13, 2023 by  
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When the rain comes pouring down, it represents the universe cleansing our environment. The tap-tap-tap on the windows — even the splash falling into a pet’s water pail — possesses a hypnotic quality that brings balanced energy.  Many people overlook the power of nature — or take it for granted as a mere part of […]

PEACE: Disruption of the smooth flow

August 13, 2023 by  
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Are you a disruptor? Not in a negative way, but in refusing to allow mediocrity to dictate movement in your progressive, independent life. “Free at last” is not just a physical state, but something that stems from the soul. The trust we possess in our own insight and perspective is essential — and we have […]

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 […]

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 […]

Improving Access to Dental Care for the African-American Community

May 7, 2023 by  
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As an advocate for change, one of LIBERTY Dental Plan’s goals is to increase access to care and address disparities that result in poor oral health outcomes for the African American community. According to an article by the CDC, African-American children are nearly twice as likely to have untreated cavities than children from other communities. […]

Now Enrolling! Library District’s Career Online High School Program Helps Build Skills and Launch Career Growth for Adult Learners

April 30, 2023 by  
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Free admission now available for qualified applicants through funding provided by United Way of Southern Nevada. To escape an unhealthy family situation, 16-year-old Amber dropped out of high school and began working to support herself. Later, as a single mom, she became increasingly frustrated at being passed over time again for better-paying jobs because she […]

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