Gravelle, meanwhile, was nominated for all his work and support in the community for the Antioch Historical Society and the Antioch Sports Legends Hall of Fame, for which he has worked as co-master of ceremonies for the past eight years. He also helped, through his Rotary Club affiliation, raise $10,000 for the museum’s “Antioch to the Pros” exhibit. Gravelle has also donated to many Rotary golf tournaments, the AHS music and football programs and crab feeds. … [Read more...] about Gallegos, Gravelle honored at Antioch COY banquet
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“After the 2016 election I was trying to finish my middle grade novel, but I felt like as I was typing there was a house on fire next to me and I needed to pick up a hose,” said Melissa Walker, who has written 10 novels for young readers. She and other children’s book authors, agents and publishers started a Super PAC dedicated to supporting Democratic candidates in state and local races around the country, raising over $400,000. They have since become part of another PAC with a similar mission, called Future Now Fund. Walker advises Future Now Fund’s “giving circles,” in which people pool their money and donate to help influence local races, “adopting” states where fund-raising is more difficult. “I’ve found the transition from children’s writer to this to be seamless,” she said. “Something really important in politics is storytelling, and it’s missing sometimes. I can go into these circles and say, … [Read more...] about Children’s Books Authors Are Selling More Than Books. They’re Taking a Stand.
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KEITH A. ROWLEY is a professor of law at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and the founder and host of the school’s Law & Popular Culture film series. He is a graduate of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and the University of Texas School of Law. Rowley’s current writing projects include an exploration of lawyers and legal issues in The West Wing, as well as a lawyer’s look at baseball’s Black Sox scandal. … [Read more...] about The 25 Greatest Legal TV Shows: The Jury