To keep the MCC afloat, those in charge rely on donations and proceeds from events hosted in the Center’s Pearl Center ballroom. Normally, the space can easily accommodate up to 650 people. However, with COVID-19-related restrictions in place, the venue can only accept up to 300. With those challenges, Reed admitted it’s a bit difficult to sustain needed cash flow. Center supporters are raising funds to purchase a mobile trailer with a kitchen so they can travel to and serve the needy. … [Read more...] about Multicultural center in Webster expands events, services to community
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When McField opened up to Bacon about her depression during the pandemic, the doctor introduced her to a social worker who helped her find coping strategies — writing in a journal, taking a break from watching the news and praying. She said she's doing a lot better. … [Read more...] about During pandemic, Black families put trust in Black doctors
Across different chains and in different parts of the country, these stories varied in severity but were basically the same. Short staffing, low pay, no respect. It’s true, they would all be financially better off flipping burgers. But why? It may be true that as a nation we value a well-cooked burger over safe elder care. Still, it’s far easier to find a fast food worker than a CNA. It costs a CNA about $1,500 to get certified and takes roughly three months of school. Turnover in the industry is high. Every staffing coordinator will tell you these workers are in demand, so why do they make so little? … [Read more...] about Nursing Home Workers Were Underpaid, Overworked, and Denied PPE. And Then COVID Hit.
Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinHillicon Valley: Russia 'amplifying' concerns around mail-in voting to undermine election | Facebook and Twitter take steps to limit Trump remarks on voting | Facebook to block political ads ahead of election Top Democrats press Trump to sanction Russian individuals over 2020 election interference efforts Overnight Defense: US sanctions ICC prosecutor amid probe of alleged US war crimes in Afghanistan | Senators urge Pentagon to keep Stars and Stripes running MORE (D-Calif.), who is poised to become chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Committee if Democrats win the majority, sees guns as the No. 1 issue. … [Read more...] about Emboldened Democrats haggle over 2021 agenda
Police (if they survive at all) would face dramatically limited funding, draconian anti-police regulations, and a profound number of criminals on the street via the elimination of bail. In one recent case in New York, a serial bank robber was arrested six times for robbing banks and released every time without bail. After the sixth arrest, he told a detective he couldn’t believe they kept letting him out. … [Read more...] about Newt Gingrich: If Biden, Pelosi and Schumer are in charge in 2021 get ready for this nightmare