What Is Independent Advocacy? | SHL

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Independent advocacy helps people uphold their rights.It enables individuals to speak up, to express their wishes, and to gain control over their lives. This is crucial for people who receive healthcare and social care services.Advocacy has never been so important. In the wake of the global pandemic, ahead of tough economic times and given the…

Brindisi Leads Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers in Unveiling Bill To Connect National Guard and...

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Representative Anthony Brindisi and a bipartisan group of colleagues introduced legislation, the Transition for Success Act, will provide in-demand skills training and employment assistance to members of National Guard and Reserve who are within 180...

‘My heartthrob days are over’: Joe Wicks on health, happiness – and training the...

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It is not these extraordinary times that have made Joe Wicks. He was already huge, initially from Instagram cooking videos that lasted just 15 seconds. Rudimentary but engagingly zany, they attracted a substantial if hodgepodge fanbase from body-conscious zoomers to middle-aged mums. So when he brought out the cookbook Lean in 15, five years ago,…

Miss Manners: Comedy of errors prevents wedding-gift purchase

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Dear Miss Manners: Two years ago, I neglected to give my brother and sister-in-law a wedding gift.We live in a very remote location, and it's difficult and expensive for us to leave our home base. So when we traveled for his wedding, we tacked on several weeks of travel around the country to see all…

Study Buddy Club Joins West Side Senior Center

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By: David Dancy May 3rd 2016 student participants from The Study Buddy Club and senior Volunteers from the West Side Senior Center will collaborate for the first ever ‘Cursive n’ Crafts tutoring session.For The Good...

Lockdown has been a bumpy ride towards rediscovering the joy of our marriage

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It felt like we were embarking on a new adventure. It was late March and Boris Johnson had announced that Britain would, in response to the threat of Covid-19, be going into lockdown. Life as we knew it was about to grind to a halt. I would be working from home as the British Library…

Chargrilled zucchini roll-ups deliver summery garden flavors

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Overview Ingredients StepsZucchini seem to be one of the most stuff-able vegetables. They can be halved lengthwise and scooped into little boats, then filled and baked; or hollowed out into tubes, stuffed and simmered in sauce.[Mozzarella and marinara turn grilled chicken and vegetables into a summertime hit]Here’s yet another way to fill a summer squash,…

Volunteer Class Leaders Needed for StayYoung StrongBones Exercise Program

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Who: Parkway Center What: Volunteer Class Leaders 55+ Needed for StayYoung StrongBones Exercise Program When: Thursday, March 14, 2019, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. Details: The Parkway Center is hosting a training class for volunteer class leaders...

Jane Goodall became a champion for chimpanzees. It started with a 10-year-old’s dream.

Jane Goodall with LaVielle at the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in Congo Republic. Goodall, a world-famous champion of chimpanzees, began her career studying their behavior 60 years ago this month at Gombe Stream Game Reserve in what is now Tanzania. (JGI/Fernando Turmo)Jane Goodall was a 10-year-old with a dream. A dream of diving headfirst into…

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks

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By Doug George-Kanentiio I have written previously about the current issues involving the use of cannabis and its attendant controversy began with the racial fanaticism of Harry J. Anslinger, the director of the US office of...