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Freshministries Adds New Executive Director At Its Beaver Street Enterprise Center

MENA FN 20 May 2022
(MENAFN - EIN Presswire) A non-profit organization working to eliminate extreme poverty has made an addition to its team. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, May 20, 2022 /EINPresswire.com / -- ... .
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How Texas-Mexico Border Cities Are Preparing for Decision on Title 42 Asylum Limts

NBC Bay Area 20 May 2022
A potential change in immigration protocols may be just days away as the fate of Title 42 is decided in federal court ... District Judge Robert R ... for over a year ... Several migrants tell NBC 5 they fled extreme poverty, a lack of jobs and political unrest in Haiti and hope to reunite with family in states like Florida, New York and Massachusetts ... U.S ... .
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Kim blasts pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges

Atlantic City 16 May 2022
Failing to slow the virus could have dire consequences for North Korea, considering its broken health care system and that its 26 million people are believed to be unvaccinated, with malnourishment and other conditions of poverty.
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Guest column: City council should tear up new redistricting map and start over

The Florida Times Union 15 May 2022
It is for these reasons that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida, Southern Poverty Law Center and Harvard Election Law Clinic are suing the city on behalf of the Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc.; Florida Rising; the Jacksonville NAACP; the ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter; and other community leaders and residents.
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Florida rejected dozens of math textbooks. But only 3 reviewers found CRT violations.

Tampa Bay Times 13 May 2022
When the Florida Department of Education announced it was rejecting 54 math textbooks, it pointed to a “thorough review” process that found more than half of those books included “prohibited topics,” including critical race theory and social-emotional learning ... Get insights into Florida politics.
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Letter: Republican extremists threaten Americans' rights

Rocky Mount Telegram 11 May 2022
The recent leaked draft decision from the U.S ... Wade decision ... Columnist Star Parker writes that abortion and government assistance programs cause poverty among Blacks, as if poverty will magically disappear if they are canceled. Now Republican Rick Scott of Florida wants to cancel Social Security and Medicare within five years ... Judith Mesko ... ....
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What the Florida Democrats are doing wrong.

Democratic Underground 10 May 2022
Reposted from the Florida group. I know there are progressives in Florida who are as frustrated as I am. Because we can't find new blood that can bridge all the differences in Florida, we keep defaulting to the past ... And because we have first world views on what constitutes poverty.
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Commentary: Disney World is losing its magic

Finger Lakes Times 10 May 2022
Florida communities are rallying to protest the Parental Rights in Education Act — or, as it’s better known, the “Don’t Say Gay” bill — which will go into effect on July 1 ... And, while Florida Gov ... But the controversy over Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill may not be the only detour to vacationing at the “most magical place on Earth.”.
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Missing from Roe debate: Pregnancy is not health-neutral

The Hill 08 May 2022
Those who try to access abortion but cannot are four times more likely to live below the federal poverty level and experience long lasting financial struggles than those who successfully receive abortion care ... She is a board member of Renewing Dignity, a nonprofit dedicated to ending local period poverty in Jacksonville, Florida ... @DrMartaPerez. .
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Remote learning likely widened racial, economic achievement gap

Phys Dot Org 06 May 2022
The striking and important finding was that remote instruction had much more negative impacts in high-poverty schools ... Interestingly, gaps in math achievement by race and school poverty did not widen in school districts in states such as Texas and Florida and elsewhere that remained largely in-person.
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If Latin America has a commercial capital, it is Miami

Economist 05 May 2022
And recently, Americans moving to Florida for sunshine and low taxes have also been applying in large numbers.\nThe political upheaval that drives people to Miami shows few signs of abating. Many desperate Haitians and Cubans—escaping from gang violence, poverty or socialism—have attempted to make their way by boat to South Florida.
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Florida’s child support ‘carousel’ exhausts parents, costs kids

Tampa Bay Times 04 May 2022
Bridget was one of at least 392,000 children in Florida in 2020 for whom support went unpaid ... Agency officials said Florida’s billions in past-due support are inflated by some folded-in alimony figures ... Florida allows some poverty-stricken parents to keep a reserve of their own income to live on, outside the reach of child support payments.
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After Roe? Pregnancy-related deaths could rise 20% or more in states that outlaw abortion, experts say.

Yahoo Daily News 04 May 2022
In the 23 states poised to either restrict or outlaw abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned this summer, the number of pregnancy-related maternal deaths could rise 20% or more, according to some calculations ... "People who can't are more likely to have health issues, to live in poverty and have less access to resources.". Florida Gov ... ... Dr.
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Jacksonville Sued for Council’s Alleged Racially Gerrymandered Redistricting

Jacksonville Free Press 03 May 2022
Lawyers with the ACLU of Florida, the Southern Poverty Law Center and Harvard Law School’s Election Law Clinic worked on the lawsuit ... “These maps must be redrawn to represent all Jacksonville residents equitably,”ACLU of Florida attorney Nicholas Warren said in a statement.
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Tourist hub Bahamas sees spike in migrant smuggling by boat to the United States

Metro USA 29 Apr 2022
One increasingly popular hub for human smugglers is the island chain Bimini, best known for its pristine turquoise seas and wealthy tourists on yachts, less than 50 nautical miles from Florida. In January, a sole survivor was found clinging to a capsized vessel that had been carrying him and 39 other migrants from Bimini to Florida.

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