‘On MLK Day, Americans across the country come together for a day of service, picking up the baton handed to us by past generations and carrying forward their efforts. As one people, we show that when ordinary citizens come together to participate in the democracy we love, justice will not be denied. So make the commitment to serve your community throughout the year – and make MLK Day a day on, not a day off.’ Courtesy of National Service.orgzero
The pandemonium about Ebola in West Africa and the potential ripple effects it created in the United States and around the world may have subsided.
While the dangers remain, there is hope on the horizon.
Speaking during his traditional end-of-year news conference December 19, U.S. President–Barack Obama noted that, ‘America knows how to solve problems, and when we work together, we can’t be stopped”
In his opening remarks, among other things, Obama noted that America is leading the global fight to deal with the Ebola crisis in West Africa. ‘We are leading the global fight to combat Ebola in in West Africa, and we are preventing an outbreak from taking place here at home”
Ebola: America Solves Problems
‘Through persistent effort and faith in the American people, things get better.’
Saying this seemed to be the general theme for his year-end message, the President beckoned the press corps to continue to report about these issues, even when things seem like they are ‘popping.’ Some of those things include race relations in the U.S.…
ZATA Project—Mixing Science with the Arts, to bring change in the fight against HIV/AIDS in ZimbabweBy Heather Newell on December 23, 2014
December 1 was World AIDS Day, but with Ebola capturing the headlines, the global campaign against HIV/AIDS may be taking a back seat in the global news agenda.
This may just be temporary, as the disease remains a big challenge, a health issue that is not going away or abating anytime soon.
While the rates of transmission in Zimbabwe have decreased, the consequences remain. Demographics, as well as economic opportunities, have all been impacted.
In looking forward, there is hope that the next generation of scientists, governments and philanthropic organizations will stay at the forefront in the fight to combat, if not eliminate, HIV/AIDS.…
Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and what have you, is a time for celebration! We hope that your time of celebration is well spent in the company of your loved ones. Also, we wish you joy and peace, as we mark the beginning of a new year in 2015.
Point of View
As an organization, we are grateful that we are still here and doing important, significant and impact-ful work for our community. That’s right! It is about social change–news, information and events; stirring and steering the Africa conversation in new directions.…
The area reserved for parking was full. Many visitors, including me, wondered around the place for a while looking for a spot to park.
Inside, the reception hall, used for all sorts of activities, including basketball, had been temporarily transformed for this special occasion.…
In a press statement prior to the visit, the nationwide Friends of Tanzania noted that, “Ambassador Mulamula’s visit to Colorado is the second from a Tanzanian Ambassador in the past three years and has attracted some 27 non-government organizations working with Tanzania to improve the lives of its citizens and promote greater understanding and international cooperation between Coloradoans and Tanzanians.”zero