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Ventura College Hosts the Amgen Foundation “Biotech Summer Experience”

Ventura College Hosts the Amgen Foundation “Biotech Summer Experience”VENTURA, Calif. – Ventura College was proud to host selected Buena High School students for the Amgen Foundation's "Biotech Summer Experience" workshop from June 26 through June 29th. The Amgen Biotech Experience was an innovative four-day science education program that provides research-grade equipment, supplies, curriculum, and professi ...

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CME Group, 4-H Steer Youth Toward Agricultural Industry for Fifth Straight Year

(NewsUSA) - CME Group has once again partnered with National 4-H Council to sponsor the interactive and educational Commodity Carnival, which will visit 120 state and county fairs in the Midwest during the summer and fall of 2017. The Commodity Carnival and companion app, Risk Ranch, give players a fun and engaging way to learn about agriculture by bringing a steer to market. “CME Group’s roots are in agric ...

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Professor, Author and Empowerment Specialist Teaches Women How To Turn Their Pain into Purpose

Danielle Langford, professor, author, and empowerment specialist, knows a thing or two about pain. While doing hundreds of workshops and presentations with women and teens on self-esteem, emotional bankruptcy, and putting yourself on the list; Danielle was suddenly faced with her own personal circumstances, that left her traumatized and devastated. She felt like she was losing, and needed to regroup and tur ...

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Powerful Children’s Book “I Know I Can!” Celebrates Black Girl Brilliance

Boston, MA — Entrepreneur and author Veronica N. Chapman has published an inspirational and empowering children’s book titled I Know I Can! whose captivating text and illustrations encourage global awareness, intellectual curiosity, and a commitment to social justice. Troubled by the insidious messages that young Black girls are assaulted with, Chapman decided to take a stand by creating a counter-narrative ...

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Student Overcomes the Odds to Receive $1.8 Million In Scholarships

MARIETTA, Ga., (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced that on Sunday, May 28, the Turner Chapel AME Church in Marietta, Georgia hosted its 10th Annual High School Graduation Celebration Worship Service. The blessings were flowing for several students who have been offered full college scholarships. However, for Paulding County High School's Kimberly Hadaway, the ble ...

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Summer reads for kids from the Grateful American Book Prize

WASHINGTON, DC - Kids learn how to read in school, but they learn the love of it at home, according to education advocate David Bruce Smith.  "In the formative years, it is important that parents and grandparents read to their children.  It teaches them to appreciate a good story.  In later years, take them to the library and let them pick books that have a special appeal for them," he suggests. Smith is co ...

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New School Supplies Empower Children About Their Afrikan Heritage and Black Culture

Orange County, CA — A family of black entrepreneurs has embarked on a mission to inspire children with Afrikan history and black culture. Their project, called “Kids of the Kosmos,” is a line a school supplies featuring artwork to empower young black minds. They have launched a crowdfunding campaign on and are seeking to raise $15,000 by June 30th, 2017. “Kids of the Kosmos” is a passion p ...

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