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Category Archives: Education

Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez Hosts Domestic Violence Awareness Discussion Panel at Florida International University

MIAMI, Fla. – Recently, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez visited Florida International University to host a Domestic Violence Awareness panel about the various types of domestic violence, its impact and prevention efforts. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports that on average, nearly 20 people per minute, or 10 million a year, are physically abused by an…

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Mass Shootings Give Rise to Bullet-Resistant Backpacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Companies like Guard Dog Security, TuffyPacks and Bullet Blocker are peddling bullet-resistant backpacks for children in time for the back-to-school shopping season. But critics argue they are using tragedy as a marketing opportunity and exploiting parents’ worst fears. Safety is high on the minds of many parents, especially after two back-to-back…

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FAMU Law Alumna Amber Johnson Becomes City of Charleston’s First Diversity, Racial Reconciliation, and Tolerance Manager Following Slavery Apology

ORLANDO, Fla – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law alumna Amber Johnson (Class of 2009) has been hired as the first-ever manager of Diversity, Racial Reconciliation, and Tolerance for the City of Charleston, South Carolina. The Diversity, Racial Reconciliation, and Tolerance manager position was created as part of the Slavery Apology Resolution passed by…

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FAMU Announces Orlando Medical Marijuana Community Forum, June 11

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) ‘s Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative (MMERI) today announced the second community forum as part of the campaign to educate and inform the state’s diverse minority communities about medical marijuana. The forum will be held on Tuesday, June 11, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the…

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Orlando Education Summit Brings Voices Together to Revolutionize Public Education

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Florida Education Association’s (FEA) new president Fedrick Ingram hosted an education summit Saturday, May 18 at the Hilton Orlando located at 6001 Destination Parkway, just a few yards away from the Orange County Convention Center. The education summit, dubbed “Bringing Voices Together,” delivered on its title to the letter. Upwards of a…

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