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Interview with Author and Transformation Coach Nikol Rogers for Adoption Awareness Month


November is National Adoption Awareness Month, dedicated to increasing awareness of adoption issues and the urgent need for adoptive families for children in foster care. Adopting a child can be one of the most wonderous and fulfilling journeys for a person or couple to take part in. However, it is not an easy process, and when unexpected issues ar...

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Interview with Lauren Leduc, Author of Embody Your Inner Goddess


A visionary leader, Lauren Leduc is a guiding light for those looking to cultivate their spiritual growth and embark on a journey to wholeness. Leduc uses her intuitive nature and trauma-informed approach to help others become the highest version of themselves, and she does through multiple avenues. As an author, yoga teacher, spiritual life coach,...

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RBS Pre-College Enrichment Program (PREP) – Application Now Open!


The application for the Rutgers Business School Pre-College Enrichment Program (PREP) is now open. RBS PREP recruits high-performing high school juniors from underrepresented backgrounds to experience all that the Rutgers Business School has to offer, from business majors and careers to college courses and campus life. High school juniors who ...

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The Marine Toys for Tots Program Announces the Kickoff of Our 2023 Holiday Campaign (From Toys for Tots)


(From Toys for Tots) Triangle, VA (November 1st, 2023) The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is celebrating its 76th year of delivering hope to children in need across the Nation. U.S. Marines and volunteers will be conducting over 850 local toy collection and distribution campaigns in all 50 states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, Guam,...

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Civic Responsibility – What does that mean?


Civic Responsibility is defined as the "responsibility of a citizen" (Dictionary.com).It is comprised of actions and attitudes associated with democratic governance and social participation. Civic responsibility can include participation in government, church, volunteering, and memberships of voluntary associations. Actions of civic responsibility ...

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Interview with Rabbi Cantor Judy Greenfeld


Rabbi Cantor Judy Greenfeld approaches traditional Judaism with spirituality and a goal to build an inclusive community. She isn't your ordinary temple rabbi in that she incorporates various spiritual healing practices in her teachings which she uses as a way to understand and open up to the ancient Jewish scriptures. In 2005, she founded Nachshon ...

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Improve the Workplace with Bonnie Low-Kramen’s Staff Matters


The workplace is broken. Employees experience toxic work environments that tolerate workplace bullying, sexual harassment, and unfair compensation policies. These issues not only harm the well-being of individuals, but also wreck the dynamic and trust between employee and company. Far too many companies face a growing hostile atmosphere, and measur...

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Women Peace and Security 10/23/23 - UN Women


UN Women is the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and women empowerment. Read below for recent news and events from UN Women. Media advisory: Women Peace and Security New York City — On Wednesday, 25 October, the UN Security Council will convene its annual Open Debate on Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace...

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International Day Of The Girl 2023


From Zonta International: International Day Of The Girl 2023 Invest In Girls' Rights: Our Leadership, Our Well-Being The International Day of the Girl (IDG) – observed annually on 11 October – is a global platform to advocate for the full spectrum of girls' rights. This year, at a time when we are seeing a range of mov...

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Your Mind At Work by Jeanette Bronee


Jeanette Bronee is a keynote speaker and author whose mission to help companies and people cultivate self-care. Read the article below on how to be more mindful from Jeanette Bronee. How do we create some mental space to think better? When someone says, don't think about it, there's a good chance you struggle to let it go. And yet you might even fi...

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Jack Killion Entrepreneurial Scholarship Awards Committee Selects Two, Nithya Ramani and Belle Zou


Nithya and Belle were selected from a strong list of applicants from across the country. Our committee will give scholarships of $4,000 each to Nithya and Belle. Announcing the 2023 Jack Killion Entrepreneurial Scholarship awards, committee chair, Jonathan Killion commented: "We are pleased to recognize Nithya and Belle as recipients of the Jack Ki...

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Saint Vincent Academy Student Will Study Abroad in South Africa


Saint Vincent Acedemy is a four-year Catholic college preparatory school for women located in Newark, New Jersey. SVA was founded in 1869 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth of New Jersey, who continue to sponsor the academy. SVA is Newark's only Catholic college-preparatory school for girls. Astoundingly, one of SVA's seniors, Yamile Arce...

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Elizabeth C. Matto is Named Director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics


Elizabeth C. Matto will lead Rutgers University's Eagleton Institute of Politics, replacing former New Jersey Attorney General John Farmer Jr. who has stepped down from the position. Matto is the founding director of Eagleton Institute's Center for Youth Political Participation, an institution that supports political learning among young people and...

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Minoska Mateo Receives the 40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Award from the Independent Community Bankers of America


Vice President Community Development Officer of Columbia Bank has been selected as a recipient of the 40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Award from the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA). This award recognizes the nation's most promising young community banking professionals, who, based on character, leadership, community involvement...

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Interview With Miss New Jersey USA 2023, Derby Chukwudi


The 72nd Miss USA Pageant will be held this coming September at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. First-generation Nigerian-American and financial literacy advocate, Derby Chukwudi, will be representing New Jersey in the Miss USA Pageant. Official dates are as follows: National costume - September 27, Preliminary competition - September 28, ...

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Take advantage of every opportunity (From Sylvia’s Children)


In other words, reach for the brass ring. "Reaching for the brass ring" is a phrase originating in the late 19th and early 20th century when carousels were extremely popular in U.S. amusement parks and on boardwalks. At one time, the carousel riders on the outer horses would hope the timing of the carousel rotation (and the rise-and-fall motion of ...

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Three-Day 'Celebration of Life' Planned for NJ Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver (Article from TAPintoMorristown)


NEW JERSEY -- Two days after Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver passed away, Governor Phil Murphy announced a three-day "Celebration of Life" that will pay tribute to Lieutenant Governor Oliver's extraordinary life and legacy of public service. The Lt. Governor, who was 71 years old, is being remembered for her decades long career in public servi...

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Statement on the Passing of Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver From the Center of American Women and Politics (CAWP)


We were shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver. We are reckoning with the loss of a longtime friend, supporter, partner, and champion of our work. Our hearts are with Sheila's family in this devastating moment. The people of New Jersey have lost a pioneering, irreplaceable figure in the history of th...

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Interview with Fashion Reporter Ariana Rebello, Host of I Don’t Have Style Either


Ariana Rebello, fashion reporter, lifestyle host, and producer of the online show I Don't Have Style Either, is an expert in lifestyle and fashion. Rebello is passionate about fashion, however, as a first-generation American of Indian descent, she noticed the lack of representation and diversity of South Asian heritage in the industry. She aims to ...

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2023 FIFA Women's World Cup


This Friday night, July 21, 2023, FOX at 9 pm, will broadcast the first World Cup Soccer Match for the USA National Women's Team against Vietnam. The USA is the defending champion of the soccer world cup. New Jersey is represented on the team by Casey Murphy of Bridgewater who was the leading goalkeeper for Rutgers Women's soccer, and Alana Co...

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