Standing Rock chaplains attended to needs after joyful news

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I hold in my heart the conversations we had in the small bedroom in Khartoum when you were returning and I was leaving. Thanks for the work that all of you are doing. And, going where called. Rev. Lewis BrightHeart PureMt Headrick says: Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY By Lauren R. StanleyPosted Dec 15, 2016 December 15, 2016 at 6:47 pm I would go. Rector Belleville, IL New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Comments (8) Rector Tampa, FL December 15, 2016 at 4:34 pm Jesus Christ, Child of God, Have mercy on us sinners. Curate Diocese of Nebraska Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Smithfield, NC Submit a Job Listing Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Shreveport, LA The trauma chaplains at Oceti Sakowin Camp.[Episcopal News Service – Cannon Ball, North Dakota] When the trauma chaplains who volunteered to go to the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in North Dakota answered the call, none of them knew exactly what to expect.Thousands of military veterans were planning to descend on the Oceti Sakowin Camp just north of the reservation to stand between those opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline, known as water protectors, and the Morton County Sheriff’s Department and other law-enforcement personnel from across the country.The chaplains and veterans alike had seen news coverage of law-enforcement personnel using water cannons in sub-freezing weather, along with rubber bullets, tear gas, pepper spray and acoustical devices, on the water protectors in late November at the Backwater Bridge on Highway 1806, and wanted to stand in support of the water protectors. Both groups were worried that if violence broke out between water protectors – and their supporters – and law enforcement personnel, a lot of emotional trauma would surface.The crowd at the sacred fire at the Oceti Sakowin Camp. The red-hatted people in the center are trauma chaplains. Photo: Lauren R. StanleyThe Rev. John Floberg, the priest in charge of the Episcopal church on the North Dakota side of Standing Rock, was worried about that potential trauma, and asked the Rev. Canon Michael Pipkin, missioner for missional management in the Episcopal Church in Minnesota, to put together a team of trauma chaplains who could serve all sides of the controversy.“This is what the Jesus Movement is all about,” said Pipkin, a former Navy chaplain who served in Iraq. “God is at work on both sides of that bridge, and the church is called to respond to that human suffering on both sides. … God is at work on both sides of the bridge, and that’s where we needed to be, on both sides.”“That doesn’t mean we don’t get to have an opinion,” Pipkin said, “but opinions don’t heal people. God’s love heals people, and we were here to share God’s love.”Pipkin added that “each of our chaplains took an enormous risk in responding to a call that none of us knew, at the beginning of any day, what we might experience, who we might encounter, what dangers were in store for those we were here to care for.”The Rev. John Floberg stands near an Episcopal Church flag that was added to the flags of other organizations and tribes participating in the protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Photo: John Floberg Facebook pageThe call for the chaplains was made possible, he said, “because of the work that John Floberg has done here on the Standing Rock for 25 years. His call for clergy to come in November was a natural extension of his passion for these people, as was his recognition as a veteran (of the Coast Guard) of the needs that the veterans bring.”All of the chaplains agreed that the specific invitation from Floberg and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe leadership was important to their discernment of whether to go to North Dakota.As the chaplains arrived from around the country, they underwent training and orientation, and prepared for what could have been a contentious situation. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, which controls the federal land where the main water protectors’ camp was situated as well as the Missouri River, previously had announced that the protectors had to abandon the camp by Monday, Dec. 5. Protectors and veterans alike had vowed to ignore that order, as well as subsequent orders by the state of North Dakota to leave.Then on Sunday, Dec. 4, the Corps announced it was denying the easement permit for Energy Transfer Partners, the pipeline builders, to drill under Lake Oahe, a widening of the Missouri River just north of the reservation. That announcement took everyone involved by surprise.“This was not what I expected,” said Edie Love, a Unitarian Universalist candidate for ministry from Memphis, Tennessee. “I expected to be walking around offering pastoral care in the cold. I thought it would be emotional work instead of physical work, like digging snow to make a footprint for the chaplains’ tent early Sunday.”Love was helping to set up that tent when word came that there was important news from the Corps of Engineers.“I was crying tears of joy” when she heard the announcement. “There’s nowhere else on Earth I would rather have been in that exact moment,” she said. “It was electric.”The Oceti Sakowin Camp on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers land near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Photo: Lauren R. StanleyThe Very Rev. Paul Lebens-Englund, dean of St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Minneapolis, had planned to come to the Standing Rock because of the eviction announcement, to be a chaplain and to “exercise my privilege to be a witness to whatever happened.” Once Pipkin realized Lebens-Englund was going to be there, he asked the dean to be part of the chaplains’ team.“The best part of the whole thing,” he said, “was John Floberg telling the story from his perspective; he was just weeping. The best part of the whole day was seeing a guy who has walked faithfully with all of this … it was a total delight.”The Rev. Lauren R. Stanley, left, superintending presbyter of the Rosebud Episcopal Mission (West), and the Rev. John Floberg, priest-in-charge of the Standing Rock Episcopal Mission on the North Dakota side, shortly after the announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Photo: Paul Lebens-EnglundLebens-Englund was moved by the experience of the Oceti Sakowin community. The camp, he said, had “incredibly profound and clear core values, and they circled around every day to make sure everyone knew that it was about love and mutual concern, and stopping the circle of violence … their mission is to witness to an alternative way of being together. … That’s the beauty of this.”On Sunday afternoon, Lewis BrightHeart PureMountain Headrick, a Soto Zen Buddhist chaplain from Loveland, Colorado, was praying for a missing young man at the Two Spirit Camp inside Oceti Sakowin. As he finished, Headrick went to the chaplains’ tent and learned that people were gathering at the sacred fire.As he walked he heard people yelling and hollering. He encountered Floberg, who conveyed the words of Phyllis Young, one of the Standing Rock elders, who said, “Today there is peace between us and the U.S. military. We forgive the government for the assassination of Sitting Bull. We forgive the government for the assassination of Crazy Horse.”Hedrick continued: “And then he said, ‘Here’s the first offer to be at peace between the tribe and the Army,’ and how truly amazing and remarkable it was to have this opportunity to have peace.”For the Rev. Katharine Bradtmiller, associate rector at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in Minneapolis, the call to be a trauma chaplain was an opportunity to live out the Baptismal Covenant. “Being a chaplain,” she said, “puts you in the position of having to respect the dignity of every human being. I’m deeply grateful for the courage it takes for people who are on the ground doing really hard work to welcome support from other people. … It’s a privilege to be in a place where people are all scared and courageous and working really hard.”Bradtmiller and the other chaplains spent part of Monday, Dec. 5, working with veterans in several places, both at the camp and at the Prairie Knights Casino, where some veterans had gone to take part in a forgiveness ceremony.“Most of what I did, both outside in a blizzard and in tents and indoors was listening to veterans struggling to find that intersection of their own story and the story of the indigenous peoples who were protecting this water, … where their own trauma and bravery and love and sacrifice met everyone else’s stories of trauma and bravery and love and sacrifice in a way that allowed them to protect people who needed protecting.”Helping people find that intersection between their own experiences and those of others was core to the call for the chaplains, said Pipkin. “I recognize that suffering is an experience that binds human beings together. I hoped to be able to extend the love of these good people toward not just the water protectors but to the veterans, who bring with them a considerable amount of trauma, and the expectation that their trauma would merge with the trauma that is here.“I also recognize that law enforcement on the other side of the bridge have difficult jobs to do, and while we may have certain feelings about that job, we have to recognize that oftentimes, law enforcement (personnel) experience something in the performance of their duties. I imagine being on the other end of that bridge has its own sense of trauma.”On Dec. 5, when it was obvious that the Corps’ announcement and the blizzard had changed everything, “it became really apparent that the chaplains had an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people. The challenge was that the vets had very specific kinds of direct action (they were planning to take), but with the shift of the government’s position, the mission for them also shifted considerably. That meant that there were 4,000 veterans looking for a new mission, and a major blizzard was pressing down on the camp, so there was a volatile mix possible,” said Pipkin.The chaplains split up to meet as many people and needs as possible. “I’m really proud of how the chaplains found places to be and chose strategic places, both at the front line, at the medical tent, at the casino … At every place that veterans were, the chaplains were in position to provide a calming presence.”“Our chaplains were excellent at reading situations and anticipating where they would be used. … I don’t think we can take credit for peaceful outcomes, but it certainly was a privilege to experience a camp where prayer was the purpose,” he said.Staycie Flint, a lay leader from All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Chicago who is endorsed by the Episcopal Church as a chaplain and is board-certified, responded to the call for chaplains because she “heard there was a need to provide complex care for people who have complex trauma with our veterans. I was expecting it to run up against generational, compounded trauma from the different tribes.”“The traumas that we came out to deal with became different” after the Corps’ announcement, she said. “Because all the plans changed, there was a discombobulation among the veterans. I had very honorable and wonderful experiences among Native veterans and their sense of displacement among the plans. … Native veterans were talking about how their experience while serving always included being marginalized … (of) being always invisible. And then having their non-Native brothers and sisters come out here, and hoping they would finally be seen.”Flint said, “This is the moral compass of our country right now, because it speaks to how we call each other in and live in unity, and loving each other. … The advantage of having trained people out here is that they knew how to stay present to what was happening for other people and not get caught up in their own experience, so that the people who needed their care could have their own experience and not have it usurped.”Based on the team’s experiences on the Standing Rock, Pipkin said that it “seems to be that there is a natural opportunity to create a team of chaplains who can respond to emergency needs around the nation and beyond, whether it be to natural disaster, local conflicts, protest actions, terrorism, violence, or anywhere where human suffering requires a loving touch.”“Whether it’s through a coalition of organizations like Episcopal Relief & Development and Lutheran Relief Services and Unitarian Disaster Response, that kind of thing could be possible.”Pipkin added that one of the strengths of the chaplains’ team was that it was multifaith in nature, with Christians of many denominations “walking beside Buddhists and Unitarians and others.” He said that 30 of the 32 chaplains who signed up were able to make it to Standing Rock (two were stranded in the blizzard). There were 10 Episcopalians, three Buddhists, two United Church of Christ ministers, five Unitarians, six Disciples of Christ ministers and four pastors from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.He also thanked the Episcopal bishops who supported the team, “especially Jeff Fisher, bishop suffragan of Texas, who gave generously from their discretionary funds for travel and equipment. Their generosity helped make this chaplaincy successful.”– The Rev. Lauren Stanley, superintendent presbyter of the Rosebud Episcopal Mission West in South Dakota, was part of the chaplain team at Standing Rock. December 15, 2016 at 5:08 pm Thank you for doing this beautiful work. I very much agree that the love from the divine–by whatever name we may call it–is for everyone and that this is so much stronger and more important than anything else.If people do not believe in any divine force, they can still love one another, which is a deeply spiritual act too. No matter what spiritual beliefs we may each have, if we have love in our hearts that is the most important thing of all. No belief or opinion can possibly be more important than love. Love for everyone naturally guides people to peaceful ways of being. It is so wonderful to see a situation in which people were able to peacefully work for what was right. Featured Jobs & Callslast_img read more

FAIRWINDS Credit Union launches the FAIRWINDS Foundation

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your name here Please enter your comment! The Anatomy of Fear Organization to Guide FAIRWINDS’ Ongoing Investment in the Central Florida CommunityFrom the FAIRWINDS Credit UnionFAIRWINDS Credit Union’s commitment to the Central Florida community has spanned nearly seven decades, with continued investment in making the area a great place to live, work and play.  This commitment to the community will be further reinforced with the launch of the FAIRWINDS Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to helping individuals create and achieve a path toward financial responsibility, security, and freedom“Education is a key cornerstone of achieving financial freedom,” said Garry Capton, president of FAIRWINDS Foundation.  “By establishing the FAIRWINDS Foundation, we will have more opportunities to thank and help our community through valued partnerships with like-minded organizations and educational institutions.”FAIRWINDS Foundation has already selected two organizations for partnership, sponsoring a Junior Achievement of Central Florida program and building upon FAIRWINDS’ more than 20 years of philanthropy and service to the University of Central Florida (UCF).The FAIRWINDS Foundation will partner with Junior Achievement of Central Florida to serve as the exclusive banking sponsor of JA Finance Park Virtual, a virtual simulation exercise for high school seniors in economics classes.The interactive virtual experience aims to help students make well-informed personal financial decisions through hands-on activities culminating in a volunteer-delivered simulation.  JA Finance Park Virtual takes students through life scenarios to educate them about budgeting, housing, income calculation, understanding stocks and other real-world practical applications.  FAIRWINDS crew members will teach the virtual simulation sessions on a volunteer basis.“Junior Achievement of Central Florida’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy by helping to make the connection between what they learn in school and what they will need to know for the future,” said Kathy Panter, Junior Achievement president.  “Our programs and initiatives would not be possible without the support of our schools, volunteers, and generous sponsors and donors.  We are proud to partner with FAIRWINDS and are so grateful for the Foundation’s support.”More than 25 schools within Orange and Osceola counties plan to participate in JA Finance Park Virtual, with the potential to reach more than 9,000 students by the end of the 2017-2018 school year.Already a longstanding partner and the official Student Banking Service Provider for UCF, FAIRWINDS will continue to support the university through its newly formed Foundation.  TheFAIRWINDS Foundation will support UCF’s Cent$ible Knight$ financial literacy program, offering five $2,500 scholarships to UCF students that complete the program.  Cent$ible Knight$ provides students with information and resources that enhance their financial knowledge and equip them to make sound financial decisions, including responsible spending and saving, student loan management, credit evaluation, protection of financial information and investment planning.“University of Central Florida’s faculty and staff strive to foster a welcoming environment and opportunities for our more than 64,000 students to grow, learn and succeed,” said Alicia Keaton, director of student financial services at UCF.  “Educating our students on the intricacies of personal finances and investments through the Cent$ible Knight$ program is a critical component to their future success.  We are incredibly thankful to continue our valued partnership with FAIRWINDS Credit Union through its new Foundation.”To learn more about the FAIRWINDS Foundation, visit FAIRWINDSFAIRWINDS Credit Union, headed by President/CEO Larry Tobin, is one of the largest financial institutions based in Central Florida, with assets of more than $2 billion, 176,000 members and 500+ employees.  The financial cooperative established in 1949 is open to anyone living or working in Central Florida.  For more information, visit The Apopka location is at 1621 South Orange Blossom Trail. TAGSFAIRWINDS Foundation Previous articleOrange County Regional History Center receives awards for its work on PulseNext articleMaster Meal Time — Parents: You’ve Got This Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

Rinconada Margaritas / Luis Aldrete

first_imgArchDaily Photographs:  Onnis Luque Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Manufacturers: Hansgrohe, NovaceramicProject Coordination:Cynthia Mojica, Diego García C.1st Phase Collaborators:Denisse Sandoval, Miguel Valverde, Fausto Lazcano, Raúl Miranda, Jorge Muñoz.2nd Phase Collaboratos:Christian Coss, Catalina Joya, Adriana Villegas.Art:Octavio Abúndez, Alejandro Almanza, Jerónimo Hagerman, Los Jaichakers, Pedro Reyes, Eduardo Sarabia.Developer:Grupo CUBEDeveloper Coordinator:Diego QuirarteStructure:ANTEUSMore SpecsLess Specs Architects: Luis Aldrete Area Area of this architecture project CopyApartments• Photographs Year:  Projects Rinconada Margaritas / Luis AldreteSave this projectSaveRinconada Margaritas / Luis AldreteSave this picture!© Onnis Luque+ 20 Share Area:  10126 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project 2017 “COPY” Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueText description provided by the architects. The project is a development of vertical housing, deployed with three buildings in a total extension of 10,126m2. A fundamental part of the project has to do with the terrain, because it conserves a canyon with a significant density of trees and plants, so that 80% of the land is destined for green areas and open space, this represents a privilege, given its urban condition.Save this picture!DiagramSave this picture!Master PlanThe layout strategy liberates space by creating areas that dialogue and integrate with the landscape, in this way the set of public spaces, gardens and glen takes the structure of daily encounters that fosters collective coexistence. On the other hand the orientation of the buildings is worked to achieve the highest percentage of views from the units as well as the structural system was thought to give the interior a greater sense of privacy and the units configuration achieved a cross ventilation.Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueSave this picture!© Onnis LuqueThe concrete together with the landscape design give personality to the project keeping the atmosphere of the place to the maximum. The layout of the buildings leaves an interior space that front the street giving continuity to the low rise neighborhood.Save this picture!Typical Floor PlanSave this picture!© Onnis LuqueSave this picture!South SectionSave this picture!© Onnis LuqueProject gallerySee allShow lessThe Demolition of Delhi’s Hall of Nations Reveals India’s Broken Attitude to Archite…ArticlesNOHlab and Buşra Tunç Create Immersive Installation Based on Centuries-Old ArchitectureArchitecture News Share Apartments ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyAbout this officeLuis AldreteOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsGuadalajaraPublished on June 23, 2017Cite: “Rinconada Margaritas / Luis Aldrete” [Rinconada Margaritas / Luis Aldrete] 23 Jun 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – FocusGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ Fabric/WashiPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WoodParklex International S.L.Wood Finishes in Landaburu BordaSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Frequency® FL-SeriesMetallicsTrimoFire Resistant Panel – Trimoterm FTVSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – Northlight 40-90°SinksAcquabellaSink – LeviCurtain WallsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Curtain Wall – Rabel 35000 Slim Super ThermalWoodBlumer LehmannData Processing for Wood ProjectsPorcelain StonewareCeramiche KeopeCeramic Tiles – EvokeChairs / StoolsBassamFellowsSpindle Chair and StoolMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?墨西哥占地率仅20%的垂直住宅 / Luis Aldrete是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Rinconada Margaritas / Luis Aldrete “COPY”last_img read more

CAF challenges charities to avoid reliance on government funding

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Research / statistics Charities Aid Foundation’s Chief Executive Stephen Ainger will challenge charities at this month’s CAF Annual Conference to diversify income away from statutory funding.Top charities are increasingly relianton government funding and Stephen Ainger will be using the upcoming CAF Annual Conference & Exhibition 2003 to highlight theneed for charities to retain their independence. Ainger commented: “in the last five years income from statutory sources to the top 500charities has grown by 36% in real terms, in contrast with a growth of 11% in total income over the same period. In this environment it is vital that we maintain a real diversity of income and not become dependent on any particular source.” Advertisement  30 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 3 November 2003 | Newscenter_img He added: “Public sector funding is growing to a point where the Government now sees itself as a shareholder in the charity sector. The proportion of total income from state sources has already passed the 50% mark amongst the major service-providing charities in the elderly and general welfare sectors, and is very close to it amongst the disability and youth sectors.”Ainger’s speech at the conference will also encourage charities to take full advantage of the tax-effective schemes already introduced by the Government. In light of the fact that charities as a whole are not making enough of these opportunities, he will argue that it is difficult for charities to propose that the Government should be introducing new tax reliefs.“It is crucial for charities to maximise the resources already available. It is a scandal that only 27% of voluntary giving is tax-effective. We must get our act together”, he said.The CAF Annual Conference & Exhibition 2003 is sponsored by NatWest and TheRoyal Bank of Scotland, and will be held on 13 November 2003, at One Great George Street Conference Centre, London. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis CAF challenges charities to avoid reliance on government fundinglast_img read more

Hot shooting leads No. 20 Horned Frogs past Mustangs, 94-83

first_imgWhat to watch during quarantine TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello ReddIt Linkedin TCU wants ex-professor’s discrimination suit dismissed Robbie Vaglio Robbie Vaglio Twitter Snow temporarily stepping down as honors dean Previous articleTCU hangout closes its doors, college ministry considers buying propertyNext articlePatch Hat Co.: ‘Just two dudes sewing some hats’ Robbie Vaglio RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter ReddIt Facebook Photo by Cristian ArguetaSotocenter_img Robbie Vaglio I am the executive editor of TCU 360 from Raleigh, North Carolina. If you walk by my desk in the newsroom you’ll immediately know I’m Post Malone’s biggest fan. I’m always looking for a good story to tell! If you have any story ideas, feel free to reach out! Go Panthers! Linkedin + posts Robbie Vaglio Robbie Vaglio printA strong performance from senior guard Kenrich Williams combined with hot shooting from the field allowed the men’s basketball team to defeat the SMU Mustangs Tuesday evening, 94-83. The win was TCU’s 14th consecutive victory, dating back to last season, and brings TCU’s record to 9-0 this year.“We beat a really good team in SMU,” head coach Jamie Dixon said. “They kept battling. I’m really happy for our guys and how they played tonight. This is a great win for us; they’re a very good team.”This win marked TCU’s first win against SMU in five seasons and Dixon’s first win over the Mustangs in his tenure as head coach of the Horned Frogs.“It’s huge for our program and for our future moving forward,” Williams said. “One of my goals for my senior year was to beat SMU, and we got that done tonight.”Strong shooting out of the gates from Williams pushed the Frogs in front of the Mustangs early. Williams knocked down his first two shot attempts, both of which came from behind the arc.SMU was plagued by multiple fouls and put TCU into the bonus less than 10 minutes into the matchup. The Frogs took advantage of the Mustangs’ early foul trouble and opened up an eight-point advantage.Led by Shake Milton and Ethan Chargois, SMU slowly chipped away at TCU’s lead and mounted a comeback to take a 27-25 lead with 6:47 remaining in the first frame.The Frogs kicked it into gear in the final five minutes of the half. TCU closed the half on a 18-11 run, largely due to freshman forward Kouat Noi’s three-point touch. Noi nailed three three-pointers and grabbed two rebounds in eight minutes of action to extend the lead. The Horned Frogs held a 43-38 lead at halftime while converting on 51.7 percent of their field goal attempts and shooting 50 percent from behind the three-point arc.Williams continued his outstanding performance throughout the first half. Through 20 minutes of play, he recorded 13 points on 4-5 shooting from the field, including 3-4 from beyond the arc, five rebounds and two assists.Jaylen Fisher stares down SMU’s defense. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSotoFor most of the second half, both the Frogs and the Mustangs played a tight ballgame. Momentum shifted in TCU’s favor in the latter portion of the half following a mind-boggling miscue by SMU’s Ben Emelogu.With 8:56 remaining in regulation, a typical transition play by Williams turned in the Frogs’ favor as Emelogu dove for Williams’ legs to stop the fast break, committing a flagrant foul to extend TCU’s possession. The Horned Frogs converted four points on the play, capping a 13-3 run to extend TCU’s lead to 11 points, 67-56. Sophomore guard Desmond Bane capped the possession with TCU’s 11th three-pointer of the evening and TCU’s fifth consecutive conversion.“I don’t think it was a malicious play at all,” Dixon said. “I thought our guys handled the play really well and showed a lot of maturity in that area. Typically plays like that turn into double-technicals.”Williams said the foul even gave the Frogs an advantage.“It got us fired up,” Williams said. “It kind of helped us in a way.”The Frogs continued their momentum and opened up a 14-point lead late in the second half. The Mustangs refused to give up and clawed their way back to a five-point deficit with 92 seconds remaining in the game.TCU was efficient from the line all evening, including the late stages of the game when it mattered most. The Horned Frogs shot 81 percent on free throws, including a near-perfect 11 for their last 12 to leave no doubt against their metroplex rivals.Williams continued his strong outing in the second half, more than doubling his box score from the first half. He finished the contest with a team-high 27 points, nine rebounds and five assists, one rebound shy of his fifth-consecutive double-double.Williams credited his teammates for his strong performance.“My teammates were finding me, and I was shooting with confidence tonight,” he said. “I give all the credit to my teammates; they put me in a great position.”Strong play is nothing new for the senior and he’s finally beginning to catch the eyes of many on the professional level.“People know who he is now,” Dixon said. “People are coming to watch our practices. People were at this game — NBA teams. They saw it at the NIT. The word’s out. He’s been very good. It’s an amazing story.”TCU will travel to Los Angeles, California for their next matchup with No. 22 Nevada Wolf Pack. The game will be Dixon’s first game coaching in his hometown. The third matchup of the second annual Basketball Hall of Fame Classic will tip-off from the Staples Center at midnight Dec. 8. Facebook Two students joined harassment and discrimination lawsuit against TCU TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award TAGSJamie DixonSMU last_img read more

Two journalists freed on bail

first_img Help by sharing this information Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists News News IranMiddle East – North Africa Receive email alerts News Follow the news on Iran After Hengameh Shahidi’s pardon, RSF asks Supreme Leader to free all imprisoned journalists IranMiddle East – North Africa center_img News The court in Zanjan in the north-west of the country decided on 19 May to release the two journalists with the weekly Sedai e Zanjan,  Massiolah Soltani (the editor) and Massoud Almassi, who had been arrested on 13 and 15 May respectively. The court said they could be freed pending “preparation of their cases” and set bail of 35 million tomans for Soltani and 10 million tomans for Almassi.———————————————- 18 May 2004 – Arrests of journalists and press freedom violations continue unabatedTwo more journalists arrested, a managing editor banned from doing his job, and two newspapers suspended. Iranian courts persist in serious press freedom violations.Managing editor Massiolah Soltani, of the weekly Sedai é Zanjan, was summonsed on 13 May 2004 by the third chamber of the Zanjan court in the north-west of the country and after questioning he was immediately remanded in custody. He is accused of “disseminating false news” and “disturbing public opinions and order”.His colleague, Massud Almassi, was arrested for the same reasons on 15 May. The newspaper decided to suspend publication in protest against the arrests which it termed “illegaI and arbitrary”. The arrests appeared to be linked to a story carried by the newspaper about the rape of a four-year-old girl.Editor of the monthly Aftab (The Sun), Issa Saharkhiz, was given a six-month ban on all journalistic work and fined two million rials (about 2,000 euros). The Tehran court gave its verdict almost three months after the trial, that took place on 25 February. One year earlier, in its 28th edition, Aftab carried a translation of an article “The Lessons of Iran” written by Israeli Bary Robin on the 1979 Iranian revolution. The author considered that “the Ayatollah Khomeini’s criticism of the Shah’s relations with the West was unjust.” Iranian courts ruled that the article was “an insult to the guide of the revolution”Elsewhere, on 5 May, the Azeri-language daily Nedai Azarabadegan was suspended for two months by the Tabriz court and ordered to pay a three million-rials fine (about 3,000 euros). Its editor Abolfazle Vésali, said that several bodies had made complaints against the newspaper but that he believed “it had only done its job in providing news”.The following day, the weekly Gorgan é Emrouz was banned. Its editor Mostafa Sabti, has been imprisoned since 19 March on the orders of the first branch of Gorgan Court in northern Iran. Sentenced on 1 September 2003 to three months in prison and four months suspended, Sabti had been on temporary release since then. He had published an open letter from residents of a neighbourhood in Gorgan protesting at the taking over of a park by the local authorities. The courts, implicated in the case, laid a complaint for defamation. With 14 currently behind bars, Iran is the Middle East’s largest prison for journalists. June 9, 2021 Find out more to go further RSF_en March 18, 2021 Find out more Organisation May 19, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Two journalists freed on bail February 25, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Another attempt to murder opposition journalist Agil Khalil

first_imgNews News Receive email alerts June 4, 2021 Find out more News to go further RSF calls for a fully transparent investigation after mine kills two journalists in Azerbaijan June 8, 2021 Find out more AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia Follow the news on Azerbaijan Reporters Without Borders condemns two physical attacks on reporter Agil Khalil of the opposition daily Azadlig on 7 May. Someone tried to push him under an underground train, then two men grabbed him near the newspaper’s office. This was the third time he has been the target of violence since late February. “These repeated attacks on Khalil are unacceptable,” the press freedom organisation said. “His assailants are clearly trying to use physical elimination to silence him. The authorities should react and put a stop to this violence, so that he can do his job as a journalist in complete safety.”Khalil said that, when he left his home to go to Azadlig, he was followed by a young man who appeared to be using his phone to report the route Khalil took. At the “28 May” underground railway station, someone pushed him as a train was approaching, but he managed to avoid falling off the platform.He told Reporters Without Borders that, when he left the newspaper’s headquarters later the same day, two men grabbed his arms and twisted them but he managed to break loose and get away. He said he thought they were trying to kidnap him.Khalil said he has told the authorities several times that he has been followed and threatened but they have not reacted. “It is clear that the prosecutor’s office and the national security ministry are protecting their employees and are going to continue harassing me,” he said.National security ministry officials attacked him on 22 February when they spotted him photographing them in the course of an illegal land transaction. After his photos were published, he was stabbed in the chest on 13 March and had to undergo an operation. A few days later, investigators began pressuring him to accuse fellow journalists of the stabbing and to say the attacks were linked to his homosexuality.center_img April 9, 2021 Find out more May 9, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Another attempt to murder opposition journalist Agil Khalil RSF_en News Organisation “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia Russian peacekeepers deny foreign reporters access to Nagorno-Karabakh Help by sharing this information last_img read more

Rep. Chu Urges Senate to Confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy for Surgeon General

first_img Community News Business News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Government Rep. Chu Urges Senate to Confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy for Surgeon General Published on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 2:42 pm faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Make a comment Top of the News 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), along with Reps. Barbara Lee (CA-13) and Ami Bera (CA-07), led a letter to Senate Majority Harry Leader Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urging them to move quickly to confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy for Surgeon General of the United States. Over 90 Members of Congress joined in support of the letter, which cited the urgent needs for education about and a federal response to the epidemic of Ebola. Congresswoman Chu released the following statement:“In addition to the everyday health risks Americans face, the spread of Ebola has become a global concern, necessitating a centralized response and the spread of information here at home. All of these needs could be met by a Surgeon General able to work with federal agencies, communicate with the American people, and serve as the face of public health. Yet this position has remained vacant for over a year. The Senate have before them a nominee, Dr. Vivek Murthy, who has extensive experience and the backing of more than 50 major health groups. Delaying his confirmation further at a time of such need is irresponsible. I join my colleagues in urging his quick confirmation.”Dr. Murthy was nominated by President Obama one year ago. A graduate of Harvard and Yale, Murthy currently works as an internal medicine physician at Brigham and Women’s hospital. If confirmed, he would be the first Indian-American Surgeon General.center_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Herbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Special Beauty Tips That Make Indian Women So BeautifulHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribe Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Powell Was Hesitant About Fed MBS Purchases in 2012

first_img Tagged with: fed chair Federal Reserve Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Inflation Interest rates Jerome Powell Patrick Harker The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Powell Was Hesitant About Fed MBS Purchases in 2012 January 8, 2018 1,766 Views Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Transcripts released by the Fed provided insight into the man due to take over as Fed chair in 2018, assuming he receives Senate confirmation. The Fed published meeting transcripts from 2012 last week, continuing their policy of releasing such transcripts after a five-year delay. Those transcripts reveal that Powell was extremely reluctant to support the Federal Reserve’s third bond-buying program in that year.At the Fed’s September 2012 meeting, Powell said that he was supporting the Fed’s decision to begin buying $40 billion in mortgage-backed securities per month “with a certain lack of enthusiasm,” and added that he was “somewhat uncomfortable with the road that we are on.” The purchase of the MBS was designed to help boost the economy and keep interest rates low as the nation struggled to recover from the housing crisis.Nor was Powell alone in his misgivings. The transcripts reveal that then-Fed Chair Ben Bernanke supported the policy, but nevertheless described the Fed’s actions as “a shot in the proverbial dark.”You can read the transcripts and learn more about the Fed’s 2012 meetings by clicking here.Meanwhile, with Fed Chair Janet Yellen departing and Jerome Powell in queue to replace her, the Fed is forecasting three total interest rate hikes during 2018. However, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker thinks that might be one hike too many.During a speech in Philadelphia Friday, Harker told a crowd that the Fed should consider a more conservative approach to rate hikes due to inflation remaining low. According to Harker’s prepared remarks, Harker said, “Domestically, I expect inflation will run a bit above target in 2019 and come down to target the following year, but I am more hesitant in this view than I am on economic activity. If soft inflation persists, it may pose a significant problem. For that reason, my own view is that two rate increases are likely to be appropriate for 2018.”Harker did vote in support the Fed’s most recent interest rate increase in December, the third such rate increase for 2017. However, he cited the continuing low inflation as a trend that might justify reconsidering how the Fed attempts to balance its twin goals of full employment and price stability.Harker said that if inflation trends downward, it might “be time to re-evaluate the way we conduct policy.” He added, however, “I should be clear that I’m not pushing for any changes, nor do I have any particular change I would prefer. But it is a question for the profession itself, and we do need people thinking about this.”  Print This Post Previous: Zombie Homes: The Problem That Just Won’t Die Next: CFPB’s Laurie Maggiano: Looking Back at an Industry Icon The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Powell Was Hesitant About Fed MBS Purchases in 2012 About Author: David Wharton fed chair Federal Reserve Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Inflation Interest rates Jerome Powell Patrick Harker 2018-01-08 David Wharton Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Share Save Related Articles in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, Journal, News Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Subscribelast_img read more

Derry City Council to erect memorial to stillborn babies and infants

first_img WhatsApp Derry City Council to erect memorial to stillborn babies and infants Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook By News Highland – June 5, 2010 Derry City Council is to erect a monument to mark the presence of stillborn babies and infants buried in unmarked graves in the Derry City Council area.The annoucement was made after the issue of stillborn babies and infants buried in unconsecrated ground was aised at a council meeting.Plans are now in place to erect a memorial in the City Cemetery.Mayor Paul Fleming says it’s important the presence of the graves is recognised and marked….[podcast][/podcast] Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Twitter News Previous articleMore Donegal farmers claiming social welfare payments – FGNext articleMan critically ill after Lifford RTA News Highland Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more