Viet Nam News HCM CITY — HCM City Communist Youth Union on Wednesday announced its volunteer campaigns for youth for the summer. Ngô Minh Hải, deputy secretary of the Hồ Chí Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU), said the campaigns aim to promote the important role of youth in contributing to the city’s cultural, social and economic development. The activities will take place in the city’s 24 districts, Thổ Chu Island of Kiên Giang Province, several other provinces, and in Laos and Cambodia. With the theme “Volunteers Gain Experience and Grow Up”, the 13th Hoa phượng đỏ (Red Flamboyant) Volunteer Campaign for 40,000 high school students and young teachers will begin on June 3 and end on July 1. The campaign will include activities to build a “civilised urban” lifestyle in the city, protect the environment, adapt to climate change, and provide courses in social skills … [Read more...] about Thousands of youths to take part in summer volunteer campaigns
Thousand islands high school
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - A Palm Beach Gardens (Fla.) High School teacher has been removed from the classroom, pending an investigation into an interaction with a Haitian student, in which the teacher refers to the country as “some third-world island country."A video of the incident was posted on the Facebook page of the student’s family and has received tens of thousands of views.In the video, you can hear the teacher talk to the student“It’s called a door, let me show you how it works,” the teacher said. “I don’t know how it works where you’re from, down in some third-world island country, where they don’t got them. Let me show you what it’s like in America.”“That was a racist comment,” said Haitian activist and radio host James Leger. “It’s hurtful and I’m hurt and the community is hurting.”Leger said his phones were ringing non-stop Thursday morning when he addressed the … [Read more...] about Florida teacher removed from classroom after calling Haiti ‘some third-world island country’
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Share on Google Plus Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Resize Text Print Article Comments National by Breena Kerr, Abigail Hauslohner and Amy B Wang by Breena Kerr, Abigail Hauslohner and Amy B Wang Email the author May 8 at 7:46 PM Email the author PAHOA, Hawaii — Wilhemina Kamalamalama-de Souza has always known the risks of living in a lava zone. She knew it as a child on the Big Island, the newest and most unstable of the Hawaiian chain, and she knew it when she decided to move back here 20 years ago to … [Read more...] about To live on a volcano is to accept risk. On Hawaii’s Big Island, the risk has become reality.
RICHMONDThousands of Virginia students are expected to hold a rally at the State Capitol as part of a nationwide protest against school violence on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre.The National School Walkout has been organized in response to the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 students and faculty members dead.Students across the country are planning to leave their schools at 10 a.m. Friday.In Virginia, students plan to host a voter registration drive on Brown's Island in Richmond, then march to the State Capitol for a rally that will include Gov. Ralph Northam and state legislators.Student organizer Maxwell Nardi said the students hope to work with lawmakers to "create a unified message that we're going to fight this together." … [Read more...] about Thousands of Virginia students expected to hold large rally in Richmond
“You just think, ‘Oh, God, whose child is it now?'” said Stephanie Spezia, a longtime resident of this suburb in the heart of Long Island that is caught in the grip of a violent street gang with Central American ties, MS-13.MS-13 has been blamed for a trail of 11 corpses of mostly young people discovered in woods and vacant lots in Brentwood and neighboring Central Islip since the start of the school year.The bloodshed in the two blue-collar towns has gotten the attention of President Donald Trump, who says the killings are the result of lax immigration policies that let too many criminal “scum” slip through.Attorney General Jeff Sessions was set to give a speech Friday not far from a park where the bodies of four young men were found this month bearing MS-13’s hallmarks: repeated slashes from a blade that left the victims nearly unrecognizable.Some parents say they are afraid to let their children go to school. Teens say any perceived slight to a … [Read more...] about Street Gang MS-13 Grips Long Island Suburbs in Violence