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Bring on the Bling to help Dress for Success

NEWS RELEASE DRESS FOR SUCCESS BARRIE AND ORILLIA If you like bling, we’ve got it on for you. Come out to this fundraiser and get your hands on some exclusive designer jewellery and many other prizes, such as tickets to the Michelle Obama speaking tour, tickets to an Elton John …

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$400K Grant to Rehab 40 Homes in Mississippi

WAVELAND, Miss.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 3, 2019–Hancock Resource Center (HRC) was awarded a $400,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from The First, A National Banking Association and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas). The funds will assist 40 low-income, elderly and special-ne homeowners living in substandard conditions to make …

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‘I Dream of a Queer Future.’ A Conversation Between Two Activists on International Transgender Day of Visibility

To mark International Transgender Day of Visibility, Amnesty International asked two activists from the Dominican Republic and Pakistan to share stories of the struggles they have faced. Nairovi Castillo is executive director of the Community of Dominican Trans and Transvestite Sex Workers (COTRAVETD), an organization she co-founded in 2004. Mehlab Jameel, 26, …

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