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  • Are Baby Boomers Doomed to Irrelevance in the Workplace?

    Media Expert Shares Tips for Aging Workers Boomers may want to recall one of the poets they grew up reading, Dylan Thomas, and his most famous poem, named for its first line, "Do not go gentle into that good night," a desperate appeal to resist the trapp...
  • Summer Pet Safety Tips

    It's hard to beat the heat this time of year even with easy access to air conditioning, icy drinks and refreshing swimming pools. Imagine how our furry friends feel in the sweltering summer when they're dependent on us for protection from the high tempera...
  • Development Director Turnover . . .

    Are Fundraising Fables Getting In Your Way? Why is it so hard to retain fund development professionals? That's the polite version of the question that has executive directors pulling their hair out, and nonprofit board members wondering "what's going on?...
  • A Victory for Affirmative Action

    Almost lost among the news last week about the war in the Middle East and a war of another kind in Washington between Republicans and President Obama was a bit of good news: A federal appeals court, acting on a case remanded by the Supreme Court, upheld t...
  • Dogs Eat Better Than One Million Children

    The South African charity Feed a Child (http://www.feedachild.co.za/) chose to highlight child poverty in South Africa by portraying a little Black boy being fed like a dog by a seemingly affluent White woman. In the ad, the boy has his head on the woman'...
  • Rep. Schiff Secures $5 Million in Appropriations Bill to Deploy Full West Coast Earthquake Early Warning System

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) has announced that the Appropriations Committee has included $5 million in funding in the Fiscal Year 2015 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill for the Earthquake Early Warning System, the first time Congress has ever ...
  • Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealers Association Presents Hillsides

    Hillsides Chief Executive Officer Joseph M. Costa (left) receives a $5,000 donation from the Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealers Association handed to him by John Symes, owner of Symes Automotive Group and a member of the Association's b...
  • Women At Work Receives Founders Grant!

    Women At Work announced that an additional $34,000 has been raised towards a $50,000 Women At Work Founders Challenge grant. These funds will help provide many services to job seekers, both women and men, and to job providers in the San Gabriel Valley, Cr...
  • Baby Boomers and Unemployment Straining Disability Funds

    Another partisan battle is brewing on Capitol Hill as Social Security in general, and disability insurance in particular, nears a budget squeeze. "Any of us could suffer an accident or illness we're not expecting," said Rebecca Vallas, associate director...
  • Marches and Protests Predated 1964 March on Washington

    Although many are nostalgically reflecting on 50 years ago when the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law, there was no universal agreement on what tactics to deploy in the fight for equality, according to a report on the movement by the Economic P...
  • Surviving Newtown, CT

    Nelba Márquez-Greene is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has spent her life helping others. In December 2012 she was the coordinator of a youth and adolescent outpatient psychiatric clinic and a university instructor supervising six clinical ...
  • How to Escape Your Unemployment (or Under-Employment) Trap

    Principal Recruiter Lays the Blueprint There's good news for jobs in the United States. In June, the private sector added 288,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate has shrunk to 6.1 percent, the lowest since Septe...
  • Stimulating Students During Summer

    It's mid-July. Do you know if your children are learning? Just a month ago they were eager to leave the regimentation of the daily classroom to "enjoy the summer." A month from now, many will prepare to return to school. Will they return ready to hit the ...
  • Drop in Black Homeownership Rate Double that of Whites

    Each year the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University assesses the nation's housing outlook. The recently-released The State of the Nation's Housing in 2014 reveals that troubled housing areas remain in the midst of rising prices, higher in...
  • Three Proven Management Techniques That Work in Any Business

    Identify the 'Influencers' on Your Front Lines, CEO Advises In business, the only thing that matters is what works, says Peder Johnsen, a third-generation specialist in senior living communities. "The people in your company who are dealing with your cus...
  • ACT-SO Competition to Kick Off 2014 NAACP National Convention

    The 36th annual Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) competition will kick off in Las Vegas on July 18th to July 20th during the 105th NAACP Annual Convention. Participants from around the country will gather at the Mandalay ...
  • Why Our Industrial Age Schools are Failing Our Information Age Kids

    Educator, Researcher Describes Four Ways to Reboot In spite of the billions of dollars spent on educational reform since "A Nation at Risk" was published in 1987, more than half of America's high school seniors are not proficient in reading, and 75 perce...
  • From Zoe Land

    By Zoe LopezAge: 4Palmdale, CA Happyland and Nicetown Once upon a time there was a beautiful town called Happyland. In Happyland there were only smiley faces and no ugly faces because everybody was happy. In Happyland there was a handsome prince named ...
  • P.R.E.T.T.Y. Pioneer Newsletter - July

    Salutations Readers! I'm Chelsea J and welcome to the July Issue of the P.R.E.T.T.Y. Pioneer Newsletter! July Topic: YOU (Web) What is the one place where people gather around to see industries showcase their product hoping for buyers to invest and pou...
  • David's Music Box

    By David LopezAge: 11Palmdale, CA Review of Michael Jackson's "Xscape." This CD is a collection of earlier recordings of unreleased music created by Michael Jackson. These recordings have been remixed and reproduced by musical giants such as Rodney Jer...

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