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Visionary of Dynamic Bronx Nonprofit to Receive Top AARP Award 
Finwin - 5 Hours ago
10/30 12:46 CDT Beatrice Castiglia-Catullo, Founder of R.A.I.N., Honored with AARP's Most Prestigious Volunteer Award BRONX, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2014 BRONX, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/     Add Comment

Financial Literacy Nonprofit Awarded $14K Grant from Green Bank & FHLB Dallas 
InvestorPoint.com - 4 Hours ago
HOUSTON , Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Women's Resource of Greater Houston helps women and girls achieve greater financial literacy, so they can become more productive and self-sufficient.     Add Comment

SEIU-UHW Announces 10 More Elected Officials, 7 Community-Based Groups Oppose Daughters  
BusinessWeek - 5 Hours ago
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statewide opposition to the pending sale of six community hospitals in California to a company under federal investigation is growing, as 10 more
SEIU-UHW Announces 10 More Elected Officials, 7 Community-Based Groups Oppose Finwin
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The YMCA of Greater New York and Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow Celebrate the  
CNBC - 4 Hours ago
The new Bronx Y Roads Center will help more of New York’s disconnected youth forge a path of success; Reaffirms YMCA’s commitment to expanded presence in the Bronx NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The     Add Comment

VIDEO: NI police charity trustees suspended 
BBC - 4 Hours ago
The chief executive and four trustees of the NI Disabled Police Officers Association (DPOANI) have been suspended. The suspension comes pending the outcome of an investigation by the charity commission     Add Comment

Norway Rejects Hungarian Government Probe Findings on NGO 
BusinessWeek - 10 Hours ago
Norway rejected the findings of a Hungarian probe that alleged non-governmental organizations broke rules in distributing grants provided by the Scandinavian country to support civil society. The government     Add Comment

Cindy Crawford, International Supermodel, Businesswoman And Philanthropist, Officially  
BusinessWeek - 11 Hours ago
WARREN, Mich., Oct. ­ ­ ­ ­ ­30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A beautiful partnership! Art Van Elslander, founder and chairman of Art Van Furniture, and Cindy Crawford, international supermodel, businesswoman     Add Comment

How Nonprofit Grand Canyon Could Enrich Holders 
Investor's Business Daily - 5 Hours ago
Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ: LOPE ) shareholders could cash out big if the for-profit education provider follows through on converting to nonprofit status and ditches the stock market. The Phoenix-based     Add Comment

Boris Johnson launches contactless payment charity scheme Penny for London 
Campaign Magazine - 5 Hours ago
It's 'easy1peasy' for Londoners to make a 1p donation to charity every time they swipe their contactless debit or credit card on London Transport, according to new micro donation scheme Penny for London.     Add Comment

Winnipeg students take wintery jump in freezing pool for charity 
CBC - 5 Hours ago
More than 50 students jumped in a pool of ice-cold water at the University of Winnipeg Thursday morning while temperatures hovered around 1 C.    Add Comment

Pew Charitable Trust Releases Analysis of Military Financial Institutions 
TMC Net - 3 Hours ago
The Pew ( News - Alert ) Charitable Trusts, a global not-for-profit that completes global research and analyzes public policy, announced near the end of October that it had completed its first evaluation     Add Comment

Psychedelic Ant Farms Designed To Raise Money For Charity 
Fast Company - 4 Hours ago
Although they used to be filled with soil or sawdust, newer ant farms use an edible semi-transparent gel, which serves as both nutrition and medium of travel for the ants trapped inside. Most of that     Add Comment

County executive opposes sale of Daughters of Charity Health System, arguing it  
Willow Glen Resident - 4 Hours ago
O'Connor Hospital and six other facilities that are part of the Daughters of Charity Health System have been sold to a for-profit multi-state chain, but locally there is concern that the deal will present     Add Comment

Oxfam wants a billionaire wealth tax - is it feasible 
Kenya Star - 5 Hours ago
The charity wants to charge billionaires a 1.5% wealth tax to fund schooling and health in the world's poorest countries. Is this a realistic proposition? ...    Add Comment

Inditex's pledges €1m to ‘Médecins Sans Frontières' effort to contain Ebola 
Noodls - 5 Hours ago
Inditex is contributing €1 million to 'Médecins Sans Frontières' ('MSF' for its acronym in French) emergency fund for fighting the deadly Ebola virus in western Africa.This aid, which will be injected     Add Comment

United States: Active Overseas? What Every Nonprofit Needs To Know And Do To Minimize  
Mondaq - 10 Hours ago
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Statement Mondaq.com (the Website) is owned and managed by Mondaq Ltd and as a user you are granted a non-exclusive, revocable license to access the Website under its     Add Comment

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation helps launch Cambridge vaccine company 
Boston Globe - 10 Hours ago
File photo: Jim Watson of AFP/ Bill Gates Affinivax Inc., a Cambridge biotechnology company seeking to develop vaccines, announced its launch Thursday with a $4 million investment from the Bill & Melinda     Add Comment

A donation-with-purchase might not be the best way to support a charity 
Yahoo! Finance - 10 Hours ago
Unfortunately we are unable to process your request at this time. This error is usually temporary. Please try again later. If you continue to experience this error, it may be caused by one of the     Add Comment

Charity claim disabled people are being 'left out in the cold' 
ITV.com - 11 Hours ago
The findings were part of a nationwide survey which found that on average, 75 percent of homes in the country do not have step free access or ramps. Yorkshire and Humber ranked as one of the worst regions     Add Comment

Yorkshire and Humber one of the worst for disabled housing, charity reports 
ITV.com - 11 Hours ago
Around 80 per cent of Yorkshire and Humber's disabled people have inaccessible front doors, according to a charity. The findings were part of a nationwide survey which found that on average, 75 percent     Add Comment
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>>   Human rights
'Prosecute ISIS for Yazidi genocide' 
CNN - 5 Hours ago
Editor's note: Dr. Nazand Begikhani is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol's Centre for Gender and Violence Research. She has published widely on the subjects of gender and ethnicity,     Add Comment

U.N. watchdog urges Israel to probe possible Gaza war crimes 
Reuters UK - 10 Hours ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - Israel should investigate all alleged violations committed by its forces during three recent wars in Gaza and ensure military commanders are brought to justice for any crimes, a U.N.     Add Comment

The AU responds to Human Rights Watch allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse  
BusinessWeek - 10 Hours ago
/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Following the Press Release issued by the Commission of the African Union (AU), on 8 September 2014, in response to the report of Human Rights Watch (HRW) titled     Add Comment

UK can be sued over rendition case 
RocketNews - 27 Minutes ago
Posted on October 30, 2014 by Last updated at 15:28 Mr Belhaj was an opponent of then-Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi at the time of his rendition A Libyan man can sue the UK government over claims     Add Comment

Insider's tour of the Center for Civil and Human Rights 
USA Today - 20 Hours ago
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Tour the National Center for Civil and Human Rights with the man who helped bring it to life in Atlanta. Post to     Add Comment

Human Rights Committee adopts General Comment on Liberty and Security 
Noodls - 4 Hours ago
Today the Human Rights Committee published its authoritative General Comment on Article 9 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Article 9 of the Covenant recognizes and protects     Add Comment

Libyan Rebel Free To Sue UK Over 'Rendition' 
Sun fm103.4 - 4 Hours ago
A Libyan politician is free to sue the UK Government over claims it was involved in his "rendition" to Tripoli for torture, the Court of Appeal has ruled. Abdul-Hakim Belhaj and his wife allege that     Add Comment

Russian humanitarian cargo for eastern Ukraine to be shown to reporters The convoy  
Itar Tass - 10 Hours ago
ROSTOV-ON-DON, October 30. /TASS/. The humanitarian cargo Russia is delivering to eastern Ukraine will be shown to journalists, a spokesman for the Russian Emergencies Ministry said on Thursday. Russia     Add Comment

Office of human rights defender to get 249.6 million drams ne... 
ARKA News Agency - 10 Hours ago
YEREVAN, October 29 /, ARKA /. The Office of Armenia’s Human Rights Defender will get 249.6 million drams in 2015, by 26.4 million drams more than in the outgoing year, first deputy finance minister Pavel
Office of human rights defender to get 249.6 million drams next year ARKA News Agency
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Human rights report emphasizes long-term measures to promote equality 
Noodls - 10 Hours ago
Ministry for Foreign Affairs The Government today approved the Human Rights Report for submission to Parliament. The report assesses both international human rights activities and the implementation of     Add Comment

EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL CONSULTATION VITAL STEP IN SHAPING FUTURE OF  
MENAFN - 10 Hours ago
/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Emergency Relief Coordinator and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos concluding a two-day visit to South Africa today said that learning     Add Comment

New court hearing starts today for human rights defender 
NewsRT.co.uk - 10 Hours ago
Spalding human rights defender Andy Hall is back in a Thailand court today (Thursday) after winning a landmark legal victory. Yesterday his supporters picketed embassies around the world in a bid to     Add Comment

National Human Rights Commission signs agreement with CNCPPDH 
Sahara Press Service - 11 Hours ago
(SPS) - The Saharawi National Commission for Human Rights and the Algerian National Consultative Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (CNCPPDH) on Wednesday inked an agreement on     Add Comment

Morocco’s human rights violations against Saharawis unveiled in Danish Institute  
Sahara Press Service - 11 Hours ago
(SPS) - POLISARIO Representative in Denmark, Mr. Abba Malainin, on Wednesday held talks with Mr. Giorgio Caracciolo, Programme Co-ordinator for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and various officials     Add Comment

Russian humanitarian cargo for eastern Ukraine to be shown to reporters 
Itar Tass - 11 Hours ago
ROSTOV-ON-DON, October 30. /TASS/. The humanitarian cargo Russia is delivering to eastern Ukraine will be shown to journalists, a spokesman for the Russian Emergencies Ministry said on Thursday. Russia     Add Comment

UN independent experts on torture and summary executions to conduct first visit  
MENAFN - 10 Hours ago
/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Two United Nations Special Rapporteurs will carry out the first official visit ever to the Gambia by experts of the Human Rights Council Special Procedures*. The     Add Comment

Reminder - Baird and Minister Yelich to Meet with UN Envoy on Human Rights in Iran 
Noodls - 10 Hours ago
- Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), will meet with Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights     Add Comment

Senate Passes Foreign Fighters Bill Despite Human Rights Risk 
New Matilda - 17 Hours ago
A new report warns the bill could allow breaches of human rights. It may also reverse the presumption of innocence, writes Wendy Bacon. A parliamentary Committee including Coalition, Labor and Greens
Senate Moves On Foreign Fighters Bill Despite Human Rights Risk New Matilda
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Russian humanitarian convoy for eastern Ukraine reaches Russia’s southern Rostov  
Itar Tass - 20 Hours ago
MOSCOW, October 30. /TASS/. Russian emergencies ministry’s humanitarian convoy for residents of Ukraine’s eastern Lugansk and Donetsk regions has reached Russia’s southern Rostov region, Oleg Voronov,     Add Comment

Fiji committed to ratifying human rights treaties 
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - 21 Hours ago
13:12 Today Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum Taken from/By: FBC News Report by: Rita Narayan The Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says Fiji is committed to ratifying several international     Add Comment
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