News Courtesy of Atty Jacq Wilson, co-founder of Advocates for Justice: "Friday, May 18, 2018 a coalition of Modesto parents and students, the Modesto-based civil rights organization Advocates for Justice, and the Modesto-Stanislaus Branch of the NAACP—represented by California Rural Legal Assistance Inc. (CRLA), Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP—reached an agreement with the Modesto City Schools."
Originally, published May 2017, Anh Lę's "Let us Remember Memorial Day by Waging Peace," is worthy of reconsideration.
A message from Monique LeSarre, Executive Director of Rafiki Coalition for Health and Wellness: "My goal for Rafiki is to continue to be the loving, justice-oriented, holistic health and wellness hub for Black/African Americans and other marginalized people and operate as a beacon of community, culture, love, justice and healing." Sent to Wright Enterprises of courtesy of Rafiki Coalition .
J. Rosalyn Smith-Clark: "There were many phenomenal women who inspired me at the time: Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Dinah Washington...the list continues on. But I would be remise if I did not pay homage to jazz legend Nancy Wilson. The unparalleled Sweet Nancy, whom my daughter insists has "the voice of an angel", brought us classics such as '(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am', 'Tell Me The Truth', and 'Guess Who I Saw Today' throughout her 57-year-long career. 1 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, 1 Emmy award, 1 Oprah Winfrey Legends Award, 1 NAACP Lifetime Achievement award, 3 Grammy awards (and 20 Grammy nominations), and countless other awards and honorary degrees later, Fancy Miss Nancy's 70+ albums still serve as the most beautiful soundtrack to our lives.Please join us in celebrating visionary artist: NANCY WILSON."
News Courtesy of Flynn Bradley, Director | Office of Economic & Community Development: "Career Connect is a paid internship meant to help young people gain work experience and gain professional skills. Interns and Trainees receive job readiness training in communication, time and money management, and transportation and clothing stipends. Interns are hired as Temporary 9920 Assistants to Professionals with the City and County of San Francisco." Read more!
On Saturday, May 19, 2018 residents who have a misdemeanor or felony conviction on their record can get a free copy of their criminal record and potentially dismiss convictions, reduce felonies to misdemeanors and get help turning their life around.
It's Small Business Week in San Francisco. See the honorees and get more news about the small economic engines that keep the City growing!
Enjoy an evening of great food and food for thought about visiting and investing in Vietnam in celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month!
Don't forget mother today. She's next to God! "God, Mom and Apple Pie," the pre-Twitter message explained what America would fight to preserve. Give tribute children, small or large and remember as with your mother's love, it's not the things that count. You don't remember the presents but the presence!