Advocacy Project

Type: Organization
Name: Advocacy Project
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Comment: Too much stick, not enough carrot

During a recent consultation with the national department of health on the much-maligned promulgation of the section of the National Health Act that requires institutions to apply for a certificate of need in order to operate, the Rural Health Advocacy ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Millions more to get free ARVs

Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi announced yesterday that an additional 2million people with HIV will be put on treatment in the next three years.About 2.5million South Africans are already being treated with antiretrovirals.The inclusion of those ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Community Foundation Grants More Than $1.2M to Area Nonprofits

SPRINGFIELD — The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts is awarding more than $1.2 million in competitive grants to local nonprofit organizations. A total of 99 Pioneer Valley projects will receive funding, with awards ranging from $2,000 to ... [Published Business West - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Innovative Video Project Launches to Empower Consumers to Fight Debt-Collection Lawsuits

The Feerick Center for Social Justice and New Media Advocacy Project have launched an innovative video aimed at educating the public about how to handle consumer debt cases. The video is part of an ongoing effort to assist unrepresented consumers facing ... [Published Citybizlist - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

No Solutions: Laws to Make Everything About Homelessness Illegal Have Increased Dramatically

She spends her days collecting recyclables. She said police give her coffee and donuts sometimes. She was crossing a very busy intersection off the 101 freeway in the Mission. She has lost her possessions many times for lack of a place to store them. ... [Published AlterNet.org - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Youth Depression Thrives on Silence

When Amber Cavarlez was in high school and her mother died of colon cancer, she and her Filipino Catholic family went to church and lit candles every day. But, she says, “After she passed, nothing was said about it. No one talked about it.”In her home, ... [Published Caribbean Today - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Success is All in the Family

This story originally ran in our 2014 Graduation Issue. To purchase a copy of the issue, which includes a list of this year’s Nikkei high school and college graduates, please stop by our office or call us at 213-629-2231.When Kassidy Kozai’s elder sister, ... [Published Rafu Shimpo - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

South Africa: Activists Call for Fair Employment Conditions for Community Health Workers

Community health workers (CHWs) are an essential link between communities and the often confusing health-care system. There are about 70,000 of them countrywide. They do a myriad tasks: visiting and assisting frail people at their homes, educating people ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

NICRO Advocacy Project on Criminal Record Expungement

Categories: HEADLINES, Offenders and Ex-offenders rehabilitationNICRO is launching an Advocacy Project to relook at the Criminal Record Expungement process. We have encountered too many of our clients who have been struggling with this issue, particularly ... [Published We Can Change Our World - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Gardening skills put to the test for new project

GREEN-FINGERED... (left to right) Abbie Sutton, Jess Panter, Sarah Deeming, Project Nirvana support worker, Michael Merry, Hope Somerville, trainee youth worker and Tina Oakes, New Ideas empowerment worker, as they tend to a flower bed. NNNAComments ... [Published Nuneaton News - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

LAC tackling GBV response at courts

Written by Anna Salkeus on 20 June 2014.WINDHOEK, 20 JUN (NAMPA) – The Gender Research and Advocacy Project of the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) on Friday visited the Rehoboth Magistrate’s Court to discuss ways to improve Namibia’s response to victims ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Gender Research and Advocacy Project of the Legal Assistance Centre to visit seven Magistrates' Courts in Namibia

[embedded content]The Gender Research and Advocacy Project of the Legal Assistance Centre will be visiting seven Magistrates' Courts in Namibia to discuss with service providers how Namibia they can improve responsiveness to cases of domestic violenc ... [Published Namibian Broadcasting Corporation - Jun 19 2014]

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The move was a good idea because "the risk of HIV transmission to partners is substantially lower if the patient is on ARVs, regardless of CD4 count" , he said
"We have been working with the department to speed up the release of the draft. The first draft was done with the assistance of Broadreach Healthcare. Now, we will work on the second draft with various other stakeholders. We want it to address the many challenges, especially those pertaining to the conditions of employment of community health workers" she said
The petition, the association reported, is "an effort to help municipal members sort out conflicting state-level information about providing General Assistance to illegal aliens."

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Comment: Too much stick, not enough carrot [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 2 hours ago]
Motsoaledi reveals 'progressive' HIV treatment ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 20 hours ago]
Millions more to get free ARVs [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 23 2014]
Community Foundation Grants More Than $1.2M to ... [Published Business West - Jul 23 2014]
Innovative Video Project Launches to Empower Co... [Published Citybizlist - Jul 22 2014]
No Solutions: Laws to Make Everything About Hom... [Published AlterNet.org - Jul 20 2014]
Youth Depression Thrives on Silence [Published Caribbean Today - Jul 18 2014]
Three vying for Top Two in WDC Judge contest [Published White Salmon Enterprise - Jul 18 2014]
Another case/different judge still brokering mi... [Published LasVegasTribune.com - Jul 17 2014]
Success is All in the Family [Published Rafu Shimpo - Jul 17 2014]
The beauty of advocacy quilts reflects brutalit... [Published Shore News Today - Jul 15 2014]
Activists Call for Fair Employment Conditions f... [Published Individual.com - Jul 14 2014]
South Africa: Activists Call for Fair Employmen... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 14 2014]
Maine Municipal Association brings GA questions... [Published Portland Daily Sun - Jul 11 2014]
FREE STATE UPDATE: WE WILL NOT RETREAT! [Published Treatment Action Campaign - Jul 10 2014]
GroundUp: Where’s the care for community health... [Published Daily Maverick - Jul 10 2014]
U.S. Supreme Court declines to consider area ad... [Published Joplin Globe - Jul 02 2014]
Cuba Has Limited Access To Internet [Published The Guardian Express - Jul 01 2014]
NICRO Advocacy Project on Criminal Record Expun... [Published We Can Change Our World - Jun 30 2014]
Gardening skills put to the test for new project [Published Nuneaton News - Jun 25 2014]
10 Things Assisted-Living Homes Won't Tell You [Published Cupertino Patch - Jun 24 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Cert granted in DOT v. Ass’n... [Published Washington Post - Jun 23 2014]
LAC tackling GBV response at courts [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jun 20 2014]
Humboldt County Planning Commission recommends ... [Published Willits News - Jun 20 2014]
Man's ‘Ambien defense’ leads to probation deal ... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Jun 20 2014]
The Gender Research and Advocacy Project of the... [Published Namibian Broadcasting Corporation - Jun 19 2014]
Ms. Maryanne Larsen to Speak at the CLM 2014 Il... [Published Wall Street Select - Jun 17 2014]
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP’s Sara L. McGe... [Published PR.com Press Releases - May 22 2014]
Irwin Cotler: Criminalizing the Baha’i faith [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 16 2014]
John Marshall Law School Graduate Helps Challen... [Published PRWeb - May 15 2014]
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Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP’s Sara L. McGe... [Published PR.com Press Releases - May 22 2014]
Montgomery County, PA, May 22, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP is proud to announce that on April 10, 2014, Sara L. McGeever, (http://www.astorweiss.com/attorneys/sara-mcgeever/) a family lawyer in Philadelphia practicing at the ...
Irwin Cotler: Criminalizing the Baha’i faith [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 16 2014]
As part of Iran Accountability Week, the National Post is partnering with Canadian Parliamentarians to highlight the plight of political prisoners being persecuted by Tehran’s theocratic regime. Canadian parliamentarians across the political spectrum ...
Uganda: Deeply Flawed HIV Bill Approved [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 14 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Uganda President Should Reject Discriminatory Measure (Kampala) – The HIV Prevention and Control Act passed by the Ugandan parliament on May 13, 2014, is discriminatory and will impede the fight against AIDS, Human ...
Raynell Andreychuk: The persecution of Bahareh ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 13 2014]
As part of Iran Accountability Week, the National Post is partnering with Canadian parliamentarians to highlight the plight of individual political prisoners being persecuted by Tehran’s theocratic regime. In September, 2010, human rights lawyer Nasrin ...
The Impact of the IMPACT Awards [Published theCSRfeed - May 05 2014]
SOURCE: GlaxoSmithKline DESCRIPTION:<p>A few months ago, I walked into our Philadelphia Navy Yard office and saw Deirdre Connelly, President, North America Pharmaceuticals President, with Renee Chenault-Fattah, a news anchor from NBC10, the Philadelphia ...
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