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Sexual Assault: Survivors Come Forward

Nov 03, 2017

By Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist

Since the disgusting and disgraceful truth came out about Harvey Weinstein’s overwhelmingly long list of sexual assaults, many other women and men have come forward with stories of sexual abuse relating to power and status in the entertainment industry, government and more. Below are a few of the most recent national and international headlines. 

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Bigotry Is NOT An American Value

Oct 13, 2017

Dear NCCJ Readers, 

Some of the most prominent leaders of anti-LGBT and anti-Muslim hate groups are gathering in Washington Friday for the annual Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit, and President Donald Tump is their keynote speaker. 

Trump is the first sitting United States president to speak at the "Values Voter Summit,” however this isn’t his first time speaking at the event. Trump spoke at the summit during the Republican primary race in 2015 and in 2016 just before the general election.

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Concert for America Stand Up, Sing Out!

Oct 02, 2017

By Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist

(HARTFORD, CT) – Broadway renowned Sirius XM’s talent, Seth Rudetsky, partners with The National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) to bring Concert for America, Stand Up Sing Out! to The Bushnell on Oct. 16, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. 

Concert for America brings together stars of Broadway, film, and television, with the purpose of infusing Americans with hope and inspiration.  

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Sep 05, 2017

Post by Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 43,000 people die from suicide every year. That’s roughly 121 suicides a day. We want that number to drop to zero. That’s why we’re reminding you to pay extra attention to the feelings and behaviors of yourself and others.

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Hurricane Harvey: Best Buy Spikes Water Costs

Aug 30, 2017

Post by Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist

Company Best Buy has apologized for predatory price-gouging in the wake of Hurricane Harvey after selling $42 packs of bottled water and $28 bottles of Smart Water in Houston.

In Texas, this action is not only against the law, it carries some major fines. 

Learn more here

 

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Hurricane Harvey: Joel Osteen Late to Help

Aug 30, 2017

Post by Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist

Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch wasn’t open to flood victims days into Hurricane Harvey, and now the wealthy pastor is in hot water over the selfish nature of the decision to keep the church’s doors closed to evacuees during those intense first few days. 

Learn more here.   

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