Advocacy Project

Type: Organization
Name: Advocacy Project
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Anonymous donor helps Philly's homeless vets get back on their feet

Philadelphia's homeless veterans are getting some additional legal help, thanks to an anonymous donor.The Homeless Advocacy Project recently received a $50,000 donation to provide legal service to homeless veterans in Philadelphia.While the organization ... [Published News Works - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

The science is close to developing both a functional cure and a vaccine, but more resources are neededWednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. We ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Slant 4-17-2014

• Oregon’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage passed in 2004 and since then we’ve seen a steady shift in public attitudes on gay rights. On April 23, a federal judge will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Oregon and Basic Rights ... [Published Eugene Weekly - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: More about my amicus brief in DOT v. Ass’n of American Railroads

On Friday, I wrote about my amicus brief supporting the cert petition in DOT v. Ass’n of American Railroads . Here’s a link to the actual brief , written by the Emory Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Project. In Friday’s post, I reproduced the basic ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Rosenblum: Safe At Home protects those who can't shake fear of crime

With Crime Victims’ Rights Week wrapping up, let’s remember that, for many among us, there is no tidy wrap-up.No comforting resolution, no end to the fear of being revictimized.That’s why the Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office wants to get the word ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Christ the King School and Church benefit from seafood dinner

The main purpose of our local Holy Name Society is to support Christ the King School and Church. The funds collected by the seafood dinner and similar events allow the society to pay for awards for honored students and other various projects around the ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Homeless Advocacy Project

Ukee Washington spoke with Marsha Cohen and Tom Duffy of the about providing legal help to the city’s homeless residents in the city.For more information, visit: http://www.homelessadvocacyproject.org/ and http://www.duffyfirm.com/PHOTOS: Ladies Of Monster ... [Published CBS Philadelphia - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Parents urged to back e-safety campaign for children in...

Comments (0)PARENTS across Gloucestershire are being urged to learn more about how they can help keep their children safe online.E-safety has been placed at the top of the agenda in many county schools, but it is at home where children are most at risk ... [Published The Citizen Online - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Child exploitation risk tops the agenda after Gloucester city...

Comments (0)As police trawl through evidence after uncovering an alleged child sex abuse case, the true extent of exploitation in the city is slowly being revealed.The four arrests made on charges of child sexual exploitation and human trafficking by ... [Published The Citizen Online - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Workshop on selecting a broker at the Cranford Community Center, April 16

A free interactive workshop will be held at the Cranford Community Center on April 16, at 2 p.m., at the Community Center is located at 220 Walnut Ave. The workshop will focus on best practices for selecting a broker or brokerage firm, investing red flags, ... [Published Cranford Chronicle - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

Local Soldier Loses Everything In House Fire

A member of the Louisiana National Guard has fought overseas and now is facing a battle back home.SSGT Milton Love, his wife and two daughters lost everything in a house fire in Gretna on Thursday.Now, a local Terrytown non-profit, Military Advocacy Project ... [Published WGNO - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Common Ground training session set

Common Ground Santa Barbara will hold a training session in Lompoc to equip Santa Barbara County volunteers with information, tools and support necessary to help homeless individuals and families move into housing and stay housed.The Lompoc session will ... [Published Santa Maria Times - Mar 21 2014]

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...focused and appreciating what is good in life," Goodman said the other day as he laced up his Nike Pegasus shoes at Crissy Field for his daily run. "And there is so much that is good."
...pension benefits and those are essentially to prove that our military men and women were injured while in the line of service," Cohen said. "And if we can show that that happened, we are able to turn on very high benefits for life."
...Last summer the National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project reported that "a 20-year-old HIV-positive individual on ART in the U S or Canada is expected to live into their early 70s, a life expectancy approaching that in the general population."
The president of the Terrytown chapter of Holy Name Society, Linda Greathouse, said "there are members of this organization who are also in the Dad’s Club, Knight of Columbus, St. Vincent DePaul and so on."

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Homeless S.F. marathoner not running from problems [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 19 2014]
Anonymous donor helps Philly's homeless vets ge... [Published News Works - Apr 18 2014]
Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary] [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 18 2014]
Slant 4-17-2014 [Published Eugene Weekly - Apr 17 2014]
A family destroyed by eviction [Published San Francisco Bay View - Apr 16 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: More about my amicus brief i... [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
Bernstein Shur Attorney Arnie Macdonald Appoint... [Published Bernstein Shur - Apr 14 2014]
Cedar-Riverside addresses crime, victims [Published Minnesota Daily - Apr 14 2014]
Rock, Rap & Speakout vs Poverty, Prisons & War [Published Free Internet Press - Apr 14 2014]
Rosenblum: Safe At Home protects those who can'... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Actions erupt across the country on National Da... [Published People's Blog for the Constitution - Apr 10 2014]
Christ the King School and Church benefit from ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 10 2014]
June 20, 2012: Schenectady County Attorney Elec... [Published New York State Bar Association - Apr 08 2014]
U.N. Human Rights Committee Gives U.S. Bad Grad... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 04 2014]
Movers & Shakers: San Anselmo woman receives Un... [Published Marin Independent Journal - Apr 04 2014]
Malawi’s missed opportunity for electoral refor... [Published Pambazuka News - Apr 03 2014]
HIGH COURT CHIPS AWAY AT CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION ... [Published Montana News Association - Apr 03 2014]
Homeless Advocacy Project [Published CBS Philadelphia - Mar 31 2014]
Parents urged to back e-safety campaign for chi... [Published The Citizen Online - Mar 31 2014]
Bridging the poverty gap: Poverty simulation sh... [Published Steamboat Pilot & Today - Mar 30 2014]
Valley Forge Casino Resort adds to coffers of U... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Mar 28 2014]
Malawi: Launch of Major Report On Democracy in ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 28 2014]
Publicly waiting for x-rays, privately abandoni... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Mar 28 2014]
Crystal Meth May Fuel HIV Disease Progression a... [Published POZ.com - Mar 27 2014]
Child exploitation risk tops the agenda after G... [Published The Citizen Online - Mar 27 2014]
Man planning 'Ambien defense' pleads guilty to ... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
Jefferson Parish students show off artwork at O... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Mar 25 2014]
Genocide Awareness Internship Fund [Published Cougar's Byte - Mar 25 2014]
Circus elephants can lead miserable lives [Published Rock Hill Herald - Mar 25 2014]
Workshop on selecting a broker at the Cranford ... [Published Cranford Chronicle - Mar 24 2014]
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Actions erupt across the country on National Da... [Published People's Blog for the Constitution - Apr 10 2014]
Today coalitions across the United State will rally, protest, and demonstrate against local fusion/spy centers to inform the public about the spy centers and police/state surveillance.  As Americans, we demand that Congress shut down fusion centers; ...
Eric Schmidt gifts $1M to 10 non-profit tech co... [Published Venturebeat - Mar 11 2014]
Image Credit: Sean Ludwig/VentureBeat Google executive chair Eric Schmidt caught 10 nonprofits by surprise when he unveiled they would split his 1 million dollar New Digital Age grant yesterday. “There was no application process for the grant, the ...
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Announces Ten Gran... [Published Silicon Valley Watcher - conversations and obse ... - Mar 10 2014]
Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google, announced ten recipients of “New Digital Age” grants funded by a $1 million gift from him and his wife Wendy Schmidt. The goal:  …to highlight organizations that use technology to counter the global challenges Schmidt ...
GOOGLE EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN ERIC SCHMIDT NAMES 10... [Published CisionWire - English - Mar 10 2014]
Grantee organizations use technology to fight crime, overcomegovernment-sponsored censorship, and aid in disaster reliefNEW YORK, NY (March 10, 2014)—Ten non-profits in the U.S. and abroad have been named recipients of New Digital Age Grants, funded through ...
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