Cannabis crusaders to converge on Commonwealth capital

https://twitter.com/paauditorgen/status/953356903555502080 Pennsylvania NORML chapters, the ACLU-PA and the Keystone Cannabis Coalition will lead a gathering in Harrisburg next week to speak with legislators about decriminalizing and legalizing cannabis in the Keystone State. “Considering our current political climate, we have a unique opportunity to assemble the voices of cannabis advocacy from across this state to show legislators that we are united … Continue reading Cannabis crusaders to converge on Commonwealth capital

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Celebrated for ‘BuildingUnity,’ Harvard Law Review and Motown presidents to receive African Diaspora Awards

Celebrating excellence while acknowledging the international impact of those from the African Diaspora, Applause Africa Communications will host its highly anticipated African Diaspora Awards, at the French Institute and the Alliance Française de New York, this weekend. “Many of us have accomplished a lot individually in our respective host states,” said Debo Folorunsho, Founder and CEO of Applause Africa and African Diaspora Awards (ADAs). … Continue reading Celebrated for ‘BuildingUnity,’ Harvard Law Review and Motown presidents to receive African Diaspora Awards

Blacks in Energy celebrate 40 years, connect with next generation through BEAM

In 2015, Reuters reported that only five percent of the boards of utilities in the United States included women, and approximately 13 percent of board members among the top 10 publicly owned utilities were African American or Latino. Often due to a lack of access to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics educational opportunities and programming, African-Americans, other minorities and … Continue reading Blacks in Energy celebrate 40 years, connect with next generation through BEAM

Mastercard paves STEM education path to reach 200,000 girls by 2020

https://twitter.com/sswarner12/status/918132164247670784 On the International Day of the Girl, American president Donald Trump recognized how “girlhood shapes the lives of all women,” promoting “the empowerment of more than 1 billion young girls growing up around the world.,” he said in a statement. President Trump acknowledged the world’s 1.1 billion girls are a source of power, energy, and creativity, reaffirming … Continue reading Mastercard paves STEM education path to reach 200,000 girls by 2020