The NFL is launching a social justice platform, with an emphasis on education, economic development and community and police relations. The platform is called Inspire Change and includes the funding of grass-roots organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and Operation HOPE. It also will establish a digital learning curriculum for African-American history in 175 underserved high schools.The league announced the initiative Friday in connection with its 32 teams and the Players Coalition, a group of players that works for social justice. Inspire Change is the latest step for the league and the players after they established a working relationship in October 2017 following player demonstrations for social justice during the national anthem — a topic that drew attention from the White House. “This launch involves new grants, new African-American history education programs in schools, grants with organizations we have not worked with before and who are doing the … [Read more...] about NFL Launches Social Justice Initiative, Stressing Education
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By BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer Updated 11:20 am CST, Friday, January 11, 2019 FILE - This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post pad before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File) less FILE - This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post pad before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rick ... more Photo: Rick Osentoski/Associated Press Photo: Rick Osentoski/Associated Press Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post pad before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit … [Read more...] about NFL launches social justice initiative
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Apoorva Mandhani December 13, 2018 11:20 am Change Font Size Every year, Google gets billions of searches across different platforms and genres from millions of users from around the globe. It then releases a list of most searched queries under different topics at the end of every year. Interestingly, Google’s “Year in Search 2018” reveals that “what is section 377” searches topped the “what is…” search category. Section 377 penalised unnatural sex or sexual activities “against the order of nature”— a phrase which has not been defined in law. However, having been modelled on the English Buggery Act of 1553, the provision has been understood to penalise sodomy and any form of sexual activity which would not ordinarily result in procreation. The provision was read down in September this year, after a legal battle that continued for over … [Read more...] about “What Is Section 377?” Most Searched “What Is” Question On Google In India This Year
Gallery: First installment of Moms for Social Justice's Classroom Library Project completed +6 more photos More Info To learn more about the Classroom Library Project, visit momsforsocialjustice.us/the-classroom-library-project/ On Monday morning, Katelyn Dix's ninth-grade students will find an early Christmas present when they go to English class at The Howard School. Awaiting the students, who will spend the week taking midterm exams and benchmark tests, is a cozy new reading nook and classroom library stocked with dozens of books picked out just for them and their peers. Dix's library is the first installment of the Classroom Library Project, a new effort launched by local activist group Chattanooga Moms for Social Justice. The project's goal is to stock Hamilton County classrooms books for students and their teachers. "It's important to focus on things you can make a difference on at a ground level," Natalie Green said. "Something that is actionable." The group of … [Read more...] about First installment of Moms for Social Justice’s Classroom Library Project completed
RELIGIOUS missionaries have travelled the world for centuries aiming to spread their religion in the hope of securing new converts. But where did the practice originate and is it only Christians who are missionaries? What is a missionary? A missionary is a member of a religious group deployed to a specific area to proselytise or perform acts of service such as education, social justice, health care and economic development. The word "mission" comes from 1598 when the Jesuits sent members abroad - the Latin missionem means "act of sending". The Christian Church expended throughout the Roman Empire during New Testament times and is said to have reached to as far as Persia and India. In 596, Pope Gregory the Great (in office 590-604) sent the Gregorian Mission (including Augustine of Canterbury) into England. In their turn, Christians from Ireland (the Hiberno-Scottish mission) and from Britain (Saint Boniface (ca 675-754), and the Anglo-Saxon mission, for example) became prominent in … [Read more...] about What is a missionary, what work do they carry out and are they Christian?