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Rasoul Introduces Virginia Marshall Plan for Moms

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Rasoul Introduces Virginia Marshall Plan for Moms

Rasoul Introduces Virginia Marshall Plan for Moms Plan includes a package of policies aimed at getting Virginia moms and families back on their feet including child care for all, paid family and medical leave, and caregiver tax credit. Rasoul will reserve a senior position in the Lieutenant Governor’s office as Director of Mothers Advocacy On Tuesday,…

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UN expe­­rt says global coordination and more equitable sharing of COVID-19 vaccines key to recovery

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UN expe­­rt says global coordination and more equitable sharing of COVID-19 vaccines key to recovery

UN expe­­rt says global coordination and more equitable sharing of COVID-19 vaccines key to recovery GENEVA (22 January 2021) – States a­­­nd non-state actors must cooperate in an equitable, globally coordinated vaccine distribution programme, such as the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility (COVAX) led by the World Health Organization, or risk stalling recovery from the…

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Bridgeview and Lyons Township donate face masks to Zakat Foundation

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Bridgeview and Lyons Township donate face masks to Zakat Foundation

Bridgeview and Lyons Township donate face masks to Zakat Foundation The Village of Bridgeview in co-operation with Cook County has delivered 3,000 masks to the Zakat Foundation in Bridgeview. The Zakat Foundation is known for their work with those most in need. Their mission has expanded as COVID grips our communities. These masks will be…

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McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments

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McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments

McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments As 2020 ends, Congress has passed – and the president finally signed – a massive $2 trillion bill that combined an emergency COVID relief package along with an omnibus appropriations bill to fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2021. While this funding is absolutely necessary, the refusal of Senate Republicans…

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Iraq: Displaced people extremely vulnerable to COVID-19

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Iraq: Displaced people extremely vulnerable to COVID-19

Iraq: Displaced people extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 Two years since the end of the war with the Islamic State group, more than 1.3 million people in Iraq are still displaced from their homes and are now extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 due to overcrowded and unhygienic living conditions, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins…

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Arab American Community receives face mask donation from Willie Wilson Foundation

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Arab American Community receives face mask donation from Willie Wilson Foundation

Arab American Community receives face mask donation from Willie Wilson Foundation Dr. Willie Wilson and the Willie Wilson Foundation on Monday June 15, 2020 donated thousands of face masks and gloves to members of the Chicagoland Arab American and Muslim Community on Monday during a meeting at the Palestine Club Center in Bridgeview. Wilson has…

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