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Documenting the pipeline from public housing to prison is a personal mission

in a new paperTeacher Van C.Tran (Sociology, International Migration Studies) and two of his former students as well as a colleague from the University of Washington show that New York’s public housing estates function as pipelines to prison for their low-income, majority-minority residents. Using national census and New York City data, they found that between […]

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Barrhaven West: Hill — Ottawa’s local economy can’t just be public service

Content of the article Le Citoyen invited candidates for the October 24 municipal election to share their thoughts: Content of the article My name is David Hill and I am running to be the next councilor for Barrhaven West. Content of the article I come to this election after a career dedicated to public service. […]

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WC Human Settlements extends public service hours

In honor of Public Service Month (PSM), Western Cape Human Settlements will be extending its public services to the Cape Town office, to assist residents with a variety of housing queries. Public Service Month is celebrated annually in September, to remember what it means to serve communities and to examine the impact of […]

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Singapore risks gentrification if public housing is left to market forces: Desmond Lee

ACCESSIBLE HOUSING FOR SENIORS Mr Lee said new policies have been introduced over the years to make social housing more accessible to single people and older people. Compared to the previous studio offering over 30-year holding periods, seniors now have 2 Flexi rooms with more flexible leases to suit their plans, he pointed out. “We […]

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NYC to offer free high-speed internet access to public housing residents

Diving Brief: In an effort to advance digital equity, New York City plans to provide Free high-speed internet and cable television to more than 300,000 people who live in New York City Housing Authority, or NYCHA, developments by the end of 2023. The Big Apple Connect program is an extension of a previous city pilot […]

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Coney Island public housing residents sue NYCHA, demanding restoration of cooking gas • Brooklyn Paper

Dozens of residents of two Coney Island apartment complexes operated by the New York City Housing Authority have filed a lawsuit against the agency for failing to restore gas service to their buildings, with some tenants living without the ability to cook for a full year. “It’s time NYCHA was held accountable. We are entitled […]

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2 of 3 Candidates for Civil Service Commissioner Appear at Forum – American Press

2 of the 3 candidates for the position of Civil Service Commissioner appear in the forum Posted at 4:18 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 The Louisiana Civil Service Commission. (Special for the American press) The Living Word Christian Center and the African American Chamber of Commerce held a candidates’ forum for the Louisiana Civil […]

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Chelmsford High Grad Wins Obama Chesky Public Service Scholarship

NEWPORT, RI – Isabelle Cole, a graduate of Chelmsford High School and a student at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island, has been selected as one of only 100 recipients of the Voyager Scholarship – the Obama Chesky Scholarship for Public public. The multi-year scholarship program was founded by former President Barack Obama with the […]

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Public welfare and equitable development of each region is top priority of state government: Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur spoke today at public meetings in Kharsi village of Gram Panchayat Kharsi, Deodhar village of Gram Panchayat Majothi and Kotla village of Gram Panchayat Kotla Khanula of the constituency of Seraj congregation in Mandi district. On this occasion, the Chief Minister announced Rs. 10 lakh for the construction of a […]

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WinnCompanies and IBF tapped to redevelop Alexandria public housing – Trade Observer

The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) chose WinnCompanies and Based in Washington, D.C. IBF Development to redevelop the high waist ladrey public housing building in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. The proposed development plan will see the current 11-story building demolished and replaced with a new building that will occupy both the existing site and […]

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What is the eviction procedure for HLM tenants accused of illegal activities? Northwest Territories won’t say

A Yellowknife resident who raised concerns after weeks of hearing of possible domestic abuse and late night partying across the street, had a meeting with the territorial government about its policy regarding evictions from social housing. Keith Sanders, who lives opposite Sunridge Place, said the current policy protects those engaged in illegal activities, while taking […]

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Ogun partners with BPSR to improve civil service administration

1 Ogun The government and the Bureau of Civil Service Reforms (BPSR) join forces to deepen the achievements of the reforms in the State service. 2 A statement issued Monday in Abuja by BPSR Director of Strategic Communication, Mr. Umar Aliyu said it was agreed during a visit from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of […]

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Dan Rodricks: Wes Moore wants a year of paid public service for high school graduates. It looks good. It seems expensive | Editorials

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wes Moore has proposed a one-year public service option for young Marylanders graduating from high school with no plan for college or the skills they need for a job. good work. His proposal for a “year of service option” was presented in a recent high-profile interview at the Baltimore Sun. The following […]

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NYCHA chief ousted after public housing arsenic scare

Eric Adams, Mayor of New York The head of the New York City Housing Authority is being removed from office and the search for a new permanent CEO is underway, Mayor Eric Adams announced Thursday. Gregory Russ, appointed in 2019 by Adams’ predecessor Bill de Blasio, will retain the title of chairman while current NYCHA […]

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Candace S. Simms, director of public housing and devout Episcopalian, dies – Baltimore Sun

Candace S. Simms, who worked for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for five decades and was a longtime community activist and communicator at St. James’s Episcopal Church, died of cancer on May 28. August at the Gilchrist Center Baltimore. The Ashburton resident was 72 years old. “Candy and I were friends and […]

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Freshmen Mignat and Daferede Receive Virginia Civil Service Scholarships

Freshmen Simeon Daferede and Kylie Mignat are this year’s recipients of the Virginia Civil Service Scholarships, a full scholarship awarded to University of Virginia Law School students pursuing careers in public service. Daferede, whose first name is pronounced “Simon”, graduated from the University of Chicago with a major in political science. Most recently, he worked […]

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$50 million grant to help raze barrack-like Omaha public housing complex

OMAHA — A $50 million federal grant is set to help kick off what could be a $300 million transformation of the city’s largest public housing complex and surrounding South Omaha neighborhoods. The partners involved in the redesign – the City of Omaha, the Omaha Housing Authority, Canopy South and Brinshore Development – were awaiting […]

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Helping communities mark a life dedicated to public service

It is with great sadness that The GM marks the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and our heartfelt condolences go out to the Royal Family for their loss. The Queen’s death marks an extraordinary moment in history, the dawn of a new era that will change the course of the country, one that […]

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Albemarle council hears more residents’ concerns over public housing – The Stanly News & Press

Alfreda Miller and her four children live in one of the worst apartments in Amhurst Gardens. The toilets and tubs in her two bathrooms overflow with sewage and feces every few months, she said. She threw away countless towels and blankets trying to soak up the water. Her children help scrub the tubs after each […]

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PSAC welcomes dental care and federal inflation relief announcement

Later this month, the Liberal government will introduce a cut inflation bill that will rely on PSAC members to deliver significant targeted benefits to help those Canadians most affected by rising of inflation. The bill will also start the process to finally put in place a national dental program, which the PSAC and the Canadian […]

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Erdoğan unveils major social housing project

ANKARA President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has unveiled the “largest social housing project in Turkish history”, which aims to help low-income citizens become homeowners and solve problems related to property prices and housing rents. class=”cf”> “This campaign represents the largest real estate investment in the world in terms of number and quality. We are proud to […]

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Public Welfare Foundation restores the nation’s first building designed, built and owned by black people |

The True Reformer Building at 1200 U Street Northwest in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC, is a glimpse into the past, an oasis for today, and a window into the future. The building sits in the heart of the U Street corridor, a short walk from the U Street or Cardozo subway station and […]

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Public Service Office Hosts Fall 2022 Virtual Volunteer Fair

Body of the review The Office of Public Service within University Outreach has been hosting a virtual volunteer fair since 2019 as part of the AuburnServes initiative. AuburnServes gives students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to submit an opportunity or volunteer with our community partners. This fall, we are partnering with a number of local […]

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No more work or uncontrollable bureaucracy: Labour’s booming civil service

Core government civil service numbers have risen by more than 28% since Labor took office, as the size of departments swells across the country. Between 2017 and 2021, the number of basic civil servants (excluding the Office of Government Communications Security and the Security Intelligence Service, which do not publish figures) increased from 48,000 to […]

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Salem’s Manny Cruz: State House Win Peaks in Public Service

SALEM, MA — While the campaign isn’t quite over for Manny Cruz, the Salem School Board Vice Chairman’s thoughts are already focused on the many ways he can better serve the city of Beacon Hill. Cruz won the Democratic nomination for the Essex 7th District state representative seat with a decisive victory on Tuesday night. […]

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The Public Welfare Foundation celebrates 75 years of funding justice

Public Welfare Foundation President and CEO Candice C. Jones describes the story of the True Reformer Building Source: The Washington Post/Getty PHilanthropy can sometimes seem disconnected from real people and issues. But some organizations understand the importance of directly funding the work of affected communities. One such organization, the Public Welfare Foundation, is celebrating 75 […]

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CSAN instructs Buhari to harmonize civil service salary structure | The Guardian Nigeria News

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has requested President Muhammadu Buhari to proceed with the harmonization of the salary structure in the civil service. The chairman of the association, Dr. Tommy Okon, who said this when he led President Buhari in Abuja, observed that there are more than 13 different salary structures […]

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New York City Mayor Laments Not Being Told Sooner About Arsenic In Drinking Water In Public Housing Complexes | app

NEW YORK – Mayor Eric Adams asked on Monday why members of his own administration had not informed him sooner of the discovery of arsenic in the drinking water of a huge New York City Housing Authority complex in Manhattan. . According to a city government official, NYCHA Brass first discovered last Thursday that high […]

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Coney Island public housing residents sue city over unresolved issues caused by Hurricane Sandy

A few dozen Coney Island public housing residents are suing NYCHA, alleging a host of serious unresolved issues with their homes — including a line break that left some families without cooking gas for more than a year. The lawsuit filed in Brooklyn Housing Court earlier this week was filed on behalf of more than […]

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Governor Ricketts Commends Director of Corrections and Fire Marshal for Excellent Public Service

Media contacts: Alex Reuss, Office of the Governor, 402-471-1970 Laura Strimple, Department of Corrections, 402-580-9495 Press release : Governor Ricketts Commends Director of Corrections and Fire Marshal for Excellent Public Service Scott Frakes, Director of NDCS State Fire Commissioner Chris Cantrell LINCOLN– Today, Governor Pete Ricketts thanked Nebraska Department of Corrections (NDCS) Director Scott Frakes […]

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Civil service wage freeze sparks strike by NT teachers and prison officers, backed by nurses and firefighters

Teachers are leading strikes against a civil service pay freeze in the Northern Territory, arguing that salaries must remain higher than those offered between states to keep – or get – its classrooms staffed. Key points: Despite a last-minute offer of large one-off wage increases, the education union continued with full-day strikes on Thursday. NT […]

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BingX launches $10 million charitable arm for public welfare and disaster relief

“We hope that our efforts to directly support humanitarian businesses can improve the efficiency of how we transfer value and how we can make financial systems more inclusive.” BingX has launched its own charity arm, a $10 million fund for humanitarian efforts to be allocated for charitable donations, public welfare activities, and disaster relief in […]

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France prepares for September strikes by transport and civil servants

PARIS Transport and utility workers are expected to demonstrate across France throughout September for better wages and working conditions, according to local media. The first of several expected strikes will take place in different cities from Thursday to Saturday, coinciding with the reopening of schools and major clearance sales over the weekend. The authorities of […]

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Former Center County Commissioner Jon Eich commemorated for his dedication to public service

Jon Eich’s four years as Center County Commissioner only scratches the surface of a life dedicated to public service. From his decades as a county planner and administrator to his volunteer work with county, state college, and regional authorities, boards, and commissions, Eich, as present Commissioner Mark Higgins said so“spent most of his adult life […]

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DPP’s Chen pledges to add 57,000 public housing units

By Lee I-chia / Staff Reporter Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) mayoral candidate Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said yesterday that he would build at least 57,000 public housing units in Taipei within four years if elected mayor of Taipei. “One determination, two supports and three cares” is how Chen summed up his housing policy, the “determination” being […]

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Albemarle public housing director helps residents affected by mold and sewer problems – The Stanly News & Press

Albemarle Public Housing Director Dr Kim Scott was visiting Amhurst Gardens in January when he walked into what he thought was a pool of water. It was sewage leaking behind one of the apartments. Scott, who had just started work, said he was concerned after learning of several collapsed pipes under numerous units – a […]

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It’s easier than ever to qualify for the civil service loan forgiveness, but you’re running out of time

If you have worked in the public service for 10 years or more, you may be able to have all of your student debt forgiven. Working in public service includes working for the federal, state, local, tribal government, or nonprofit organization. If you have worked in the public sector, you can still qualify for a […]

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Public Service Pension Update | August 2022

Welcome to the latest edition of the Public Service Pension Update. This month, we discuss developments ranging from the draft Civil Service Exit Payments Guidelines to the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill. If you would like to discuss any of the changes to this bulletin, please contact one of the experts listed below. advice […]

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Palm oil industry should help increase public welfare: Minister

The great contribution of the palm oil plantation sector must be accompanied by sustainability for the environment and the wider community Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Coordinating Minister of Economic Affairs, Airlangga Hartarto, believes that the existence of the palm oil industry and its products should be able to increase the well-being of the population. “We […]

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Darwin companies win contracts to maintain public housing

Companies from three territories will share a $42 million investment to repair and maintain public and social housing in the Greater Darwin area. QP Building Contractors, Precision Group and Akron will service a portfolio of approximately 3,800 property assets in the Darwin, Casuarina, Palmerston and Rural areas over a two-year period. The work will create […]

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Minister orders timely completion of social protection programs

LAHORE: Provincial Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering Mian Aslam Iqbal chaired a meeting and reviewed on Monday the implementation of the department’s ongoing programs within the Department of Housing . The Housing Secretary and Head of Development Authority briefed the Minister on the progress of the plans. The provincial minister ordered […]

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Broadband Service for Clarksville Public Housing Residents

The Clarksville Housing Authority has announced that it is continuing to provide broadband access to all 173 low-income social housing units for the second year. CLARKSVILLE, Ark. – The Clarksville Housing Authority (CHA) announced that it was entering a second year of providing free broadband services. The CHA currently provides the 173 low-income public housing […]

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Frontus provides free legal representation for residents of social housing

Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus announced today that her office has secured free legal representation for Coney Island NYCHA residents who plan to file a class action lawsuit against the New York City Housing Authority. Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A has agreed to represent more than 50 NYCHA tenants residing in O’Dwyer Gardens and Sites 4 and […]

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Singer: Retired Senator Rice leaves a legacy of public service

Singer: Retired Senator Rice leaves a legacy of public service Reacting to news of Sen. Ron Rice’s imminent retirement, the longest-serving member of the Senate’s Republican caucus, Sen. Robert Singer, called his Democratic friend “the conscience of the Senate.” “There will be a huge void in the Senate without Senator Rice,” Singer said. “I shared […]

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Elizabeth Crowley continues the family tradition of public service

Elizabeth Crowley at a Citywide Night Out Against Crime event in August 2022. Photo: https://www.facebook.com/elizcrowleyny Crowley family portrait. Elizabeth Crowley sits on her father’s lap. Photo: Wikipedia Elizabeth Crowley has spent this week knocking on doors and shaking hands at subway stations in the New York boroughs of Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens – where she […]

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THE PUBLIC WELFARE FOUNDATION WILL CELEBRATE 75 YEARS OF ADVANCING JUSTICE WITH TWO DAYS OF EVENTS SEPTEMBER 7-8

Candice Jones, President and CEO of the Public Welfare Foundation Author and social activist Bryan Stevenson and Georgetown University law professor Kristin Henning have confirmed their speaking out WASHINGTON, DC, USA, Aug. 18, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — THE PUBLIC WELFARE FOUNDATION WILL CELEBRATE 75 YEARS OF PROGRESSING JUSTICE WITH TWO DAYS OF EVENTS AT THE TRUE […]

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The Public Welfare Foundation celebrates its 75th anniversary by honoring true reformers and pushing for youth justice

The True Reformer Building could easily go unnoticed if a larger-than-life mural of Duke Ellington adorning the side of the magnificent landmark doesn’t greet passers-by first. Like the accompanying piano on the mural, Ellington’s eyes attract the curious. The musician was among the most famous interpreters of the building’s iconic history. Located at 1200 U […]

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Civil Service Loan Forgiveness Deadline Approaches: Here’s How to Apply

Do you know if you are eligible for public service loan cancellation? Some 3.5 million federal student borrowers who work in the public service, including teachers, government employees, first responders and firefighters, may be eligible for student loan forgiveness under a temporary expansion of the PSLF program. But the window to apply for it”limited PSLF […]

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Residents and volunteers compete against utility workers at East Bury Community Cup

Residents and volunteers shared the hallowed territory of Gigg Lane with utility workers during an inaugural football game on Saturday. Fishpool, Goshen, Redvales and Springs (FGRS) Community Center and East Bury Utilities faced off to compete for the East Bury Community Cup. FGRS Community Hub was made up of community members and volunteers. The civil […]

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Wage increase in the public service | Tasmanian Green MPs

MRS O’CONNOR question to FIRST, MR ROCKLIFF You need to be aware of the enormous unsustainable pressure that public sector workers face every day in bodies such as health, education and child safety. You know, positions go unfilled for months, requests for stress-related leave are increasing, and we are losing some of our most talented […]

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Chinese public welfare project gives ethnic minority children greater opportunities through dance

Zhang Ping gives a dance lesson to children in the village of Naaduo, Yunnan province. Photo: Courtesy of Guan Yu A green tent erected on red earth is beset by a sudden storm. As the rainwater quickly accumulates and forms multiple water pockets on the tent, a line of children inside the tent place one […]

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No suspension of welfare schemes: CM Shinde on Independence Day

Saying that no welfare scheme has been suspended by his government, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said on Monday that the state has begun its journey to become a “leader of the country”. “A new government was formed and we started working from day one. Our top priority are ordinary citizens and farmers,” Shinde said […]

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Federal agency accuses town of Albemarle Public Housing of mismanagement, urges agency to part ways with town

ALBEMARLE, NC (WBTV) – A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Greensboro Field Office finds the city of Albemarle’s public housing agency is poorly managed and indicates that the local agency should separate from the city. The nine-page report includes a number of findings which the federal agency says show […]

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Gehlot defends social protection programs in Rajasthan

One million people in the state are present and receiving pensions in different segments, he says One million people in the state are present and receiving pensions in different segments, he says Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said Monday that social welfare programs launched by his government cannot be called freebies as they provide social […]

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Student loans: Applications for civil service loan relief must be submitted by October 31, 2022

Eligible veterans, active-duty military, and others can erase their student loans through the Civil Service Loan Cancellation Program. The program removes the burden of student debt from public servants, allowing many borrowers to keep their jobs and encouraging others to work in areas of great need. Active Duty Months Count The Department of Education will […]

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HUD alleges Albemarle misappropriation of funding; agency recommends public housing separate from city – The Stanly News & Press

“The City of Albemarle Department’s internal public housing control system is failing,” the report said, noting that the focus appears to be on verifying that spending is authorized by the Board of Public Housing Commissioners.” and not on the administration and monitoring of program resources in accordance with applicable rules and regulations.” In a letter […]

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COOKFOX offers sustainable and affordable social housing for seniors

According to the photographic record, the land at 443 East 142nd Street in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx was once occupied by a quaint (if unremarkable) Queen Anne-style townhouse, indistinguishable in almost every detail from those on either side. It therefore appears in the tax archives from 1940; by the time of the […]

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Upstate and Crouse to Host Public Community Discussions on Upstate-Crouse Acquisition

Upstate Medical University and Crouse Health will hold two public community discussions about Upstate’s proposed acquisition of Crouse. Sessions will be held Monday, August 15 at North Syracuse Junior High School, 5353 Taft Road, North Syracuse, and Thursday, August 18 at the Southwest Community Center, 401 South Ave., Syracuse. Both sessions will take place from […]

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kejriwal: Whether taxpayers money be spent on public welfare or on his friends: Kejriwal calls for a referendum

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday called for a referendum on whether taxpayers’ money should be spent on providing good education, health services and other facilities to people or his family and friends. The request by national leader of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Panipat that the […]

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New York public housing is ready for electric heating and cooling upgrades from a California startup

Air conditioning is a hot topic this summer. As temperatures reach record highs in the USA and abroadcities have moved to increase access to cooling centers while electrical networks are subject to constraints air conditioning requests. In some places, the need for air conditioning has probably never been greater, but emissions from these systems and […]

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Despite tens of billions on offer, NYCHA is once again barred from major federal funding programs

NYCHA left in the cold again (photo: Governor’s Office) As the Democratic-led federal government moves toward passing another massive spending package, billions of dollars in much-needed funding to fix crumbling public housing, particularly at the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA ), were again left out. The US Senate on Sunday passed the Cut Inflation […]

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Federal Debt Relief: Which Public Service Jobs Qualify?

Time is running out for the nearly one million Californians who work in the public sector to seek federal debt relief. And the deadline for the Cancellation of civil service loans the schedule is October 31 – in less than three months. But what exactly qualifies a job in the public service? Here’s what the […]

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Am I eligible for student debt relief in California?

Time is running out for the nearly one million Californians who work in public office to seek federal debt relief. The deadline for the Cancellation of civil service loans the schedule is October 31 – in less than three months. What exactly qualifies a job in the public service? Here is what the The United […]

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Welfare program in Weihai, China helps people with disabilities learn oil painting skills – Xinhua

Oil painter Wang Gang (3rd L) poses for a group photo with his students as part of a welfare program in Weihai, east China’s Shandong province, Aug 7. 2022. Wang Gang, who became disabled after a car accident, was one of the first group of students participating in the oil painting program. He is now […]

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Think City aims to improve the quality of life in social housing

The only class that exists is the human class; the rest is a human creation,” Think City Sdn Bhd Managing Director Hamdan Abdul Majeed said in a recent interview with City & Country when asked about improving the quality of life in Malaysia’s public housing. “There is a social stigma that children in low-income housing […]

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Group wants vacant Chicago public housing open to homeless | Government and politics

CHICAGO — About 35 people gathered outside a four-bedroom house in Humboldt Park on Friday to enjoy the sun, music and food. They were stationed there to act as a barrier between the people who lived in the house and the people who were trying to get them out. The home was one of four […]

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Repair of 4,700 local social housing units underway

Breadcrumb Links Local News Left to right: Windsor Essex Community Housing Corporation Acting Director of Corporate Services and Chief Executive Michelle Coulis, Mayor of Windsor Drew Dilkens, Warden of Essex County Gary McNamara, Minister of Housing , Diversity and Inclusion, Ahmed Hussen, and MP Irek Kusmierczyk (Liberal — Windsor-Tecumseh) pose in front of the Fontainebleau […]

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According to the report, patterns of segregation dating back to the 1930s remain in Norfolk council housing. Here are the proposed solutions. – The Virginian-Pilot

NORFOLK – A 2011 report revealed “worrying patterns” of discrimination and segregation in housing in Norfolk, and although City Council and staff have taken various measures to improve housing, segregation remains a feature of housing in Norfolk, according to a draft report released earlier this week by the city. “Based on our comparison, many patterns […]

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Bronx public housing playground still closed after Adams’ opening vow

On Monday, Mayor Eric Adams promised to “immediately” reopen a playground in a Bronx public housing complex that was closed in early 2019 due to drug trafficking in the area – but four days later the park for Kids is still closed and nowhere near ready to open according to a city official. “I can’t […]

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Alibaba participates in the launch of a social protection plan for the visually impaired

At the 17th China Information Accessibility Forum held on July 28, Alibaba, China Braille Library and Zhejiang University jointly launched “Light Reading Plan 2.0”, which will help groups visually impaired people to make better use of cultural services. At present, there are more than 17 million visually impaired people in China. In December 2020, the […]

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I want 100 percent success in social protection schemes: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh holds a leading position in various programs and programs implemented in the country for development and public welfare. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the achievements of Madhya Pradesh in Pradhan Mantri Awas, Matri Vandana and Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor Yojna. He also commended the initiative taken […]

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The Berks County Housing Authority will manage public housing in Northampton County

The Berks County Housing Authority supports the operation of public housing in Northampton County. Northampton County Commissioners have chosen authority to run their Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher scheme, two public housing estates and a low income housing tax credit property. The authority will assume this role from August. The Northampton County Housing Authority was […]

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Coney Island council housing still struggling with repairs, stove gas broken 10 years after Sandy

“There’s nothing you can do,” said O’Dwyer resident Roberta Rankins. “You can’t wash your head, do the dishes or mop the floor. It’s disgusting because when I pay the rent they say light, gas and hot water are included, but we don’t. Without access to stoves and ovens, NYCHA gave residents one electric hot plate […]

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$30 million in funding for new social housing in ACT

Funding to tackle the housing crisis in the ACT is on the way, but some say it’s not enough. The ACT government is promising new funding for public and community housing ahead of its state budget, which will be released tomorrow. It will spend $30 million on new public housing and another $57.3 million on […]

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How private management of public housing hurts people with disabilities – New York Daily News

July is Disability Pride Month, but thousands of disabled tenants living in private NYCHA buildings have little to celebrate. Many are trapped in unsafe and inaccessible apartments thanks to a little-known NYCHA policy that severely limits their ability to transfer apartments, leaving them trapped in their own homes or forcibly homeless. The Permanent Affordability Commitment […]

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After “years of neglect”, a movement towards social housing

CEO of ACTCOSS, Dr Emma Campbell. Photo: Holly Treadaway. THE ACT government is spending $30 million to deliver promised social housing and $57.3 million to undertake social housing repairs in this Emma Campbell, CEO of ACT Social Services Council (ACTCOSS), describes as “a long-awaited and desperately needed response to the ACT housing crisis”. “The ACT […]

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The Ombudsman investigates the vacancy rate of public housing

File photo. The Ombudsman is investigating the Department of Housing as the vacancy rate for some social housing has reached up to 60%. Winnie Chiu Wai-yin, the ombudsman, announced an immediate investigation on Thursday to review arrangements for senior housing (HSC) and converted single person units (C1P) by the Housing Department. HD information showed […]

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Alibaba’s Cainiao to build emergency logistics system with 17 public welfare organizations

At the special social responsibility event held on July 28 during Cainiao Open Week, 17 nonprofit organizations including China Foundation for Rural Development, Shenzhen One Foundation and Amity Foundation officially signed contracts with Cainiao to help build an emergency logistics system and provide comprehensive emergency logistics solutions. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the role of […]

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Government accepts invitation for further talks with civil service unions hours after announcing industrial action ballot campaign

The government accepted an invitation for further talks with civil service unions just hours after announcing a coordinated campaign of protest votes. The unions have also received an invitation from the Workplace Relations Commission, but are asking for clarification on whether the government side is “flexible in its position in order to reach an agreement”. […]

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Thousands of people applied for public housing in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – The window is now closed for applicants to join a waiting list for public housing in the city of Savannah. Before the closing of applications for social housing in Savannah, more than 2,000 applications had already been submitted. That’s less than 24 hours after opening the window. Yolanda Fontaine, the Savannah […]

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People and Public Service – Cody Baynori

ON THE HILL is the official Victory Congress intern blog. Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of LGBTQ Victory Institute. Learn more about the internship at winnerinstitute.org/vci. ———————————– Public service is not easy, it can be heartbreaking. As I begin to focus on my career, I know I want to help those who were […]

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56 vacancies, check posting, eligibility and how to apply here

Nagaland Civil Service Commission Recruitment 2022: 56 Vacancies, Job Verification, Eligibility and How to Apply Here Nagaland Civil Service Commission Recruitment 2022: The Nagaland Public Service Commission has called for applications to fill the 56 (fifty-six) vacancies of Assistant Principal/Junior Education Officer through a limited departmental review under the Department of School Education. Applicants will […]

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Roses and Raspberries: Recycling Decision Yields Sour Fruits and Roses for the Public Service | Editorial

raspberries City of Santa Maria, which denied residents the ability to redeem their state-mandated recycling depots on bottles and cans. This week, the city council rejected a permit for a redemption center to be placed in the Foods Co. parking lot. Such centers were operated in two other grocery store parking lots in the city […]

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Halifax desperately needs new social housing after 50-year stall, expert says

A renewed focus on building social housing would help vulnerable people affected by the housing crisis, according to a retired Dalhousie University urban planning professor. Jill Grant said effective social or public housing is built with public funds and subsidized so people pay rent based on their income – not a percentage of average rents […]

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People in Public Service: Gertrude Nelson and the Olympia School District

On April 21, 1918, the people of Olympia gathered to celebrate the ongoing construction of the new Olympia High School building on what is now Capitol Way. As Joseph Wohleb, the building’s architect, hoisted the American flag on the site’s mast, a teacher sang the “Star Spangled Banner.” Her name was Gertrude Nelson and she […]

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I grew up in HLMs in the North. The system is not working for Indigenous people

This first person chronicle is written by Katłįà Lafferty from Yellowknife. Learn more about CBC North’s first-person chronicles here. I recently traveled to Geneva where I attended the 90th session of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. I was there to express my concerns about the routine placement of children in […]

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Civil servants union negotiators recommend ‘coordinated campaign’ including industrial action ballots – The Irish Times

Civil service union negotiators have recommended a coordinated union campaign on civil service pay, backed by strike votes, to address the impact of soaring inflation on low and middle incomes. In a letter to members of the Irish Trades Union Congress’s Public Services Committee (PSC), the committee’s chief negotiators say the government is breaching the […]

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A Public Service Profile for Housing Affordability by Chris Coudriet

New Hanover County is growing. It is an undeniable fact. And while growth is inevitable, ensuring it provides affordable opportunities for a range of families at different income levels is something the Board of Commissioners is committed to making possible. This year, Commissioners made a significant political commitment in the enacted budget and dedicated $3 […]

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Ethiopia: Addis city administration cancels public housing lottery due to ‘intrusive tech assault’

Addis Ababa: The Addis Ababa City Administration canceled the recent public housing lotto under the city government’s condominium savings scheme known as 20/80 and 40/60 and was on the about to be distributed to thousands of the city’s inhabitants. The mayor’s office said yesterday that the lotto had been revoked entirely after allegations of technological […]

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News: Addis City Admin cancels public housing lotto due to ‘intrusive tech assault’

Officials announcing the cancellation of the recent condo lotto for Addis Ababa city residents. Photo: mayor’s office Addis Ababa : The Addis Ababa City Administration canceled the recent social housing lotto under the city government’s condominium savings scheme known as 20/80 and 40/60 and was about to be distributed to thousands of city residents. The […]

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Students Submit Joint Statement to Public Service Commission – Technical

On Friday, July 1, Tech’s Students Organizing for Sustainability (SOS) jointly submitted a statement to the Georgia Public Service Commission advocating for increased clean energy investment with a coalition with 13 other organizations of sustainable development led by undergraduate students in the state of Georgia. . The coalition submitted the joint statement in hopes of […]

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The Prime Minister has introduced a culture of work where social protection schemes affect all: Minister

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had introduced a new culture of work in India in which each of the welfare programs for the poor and the public were designed to achieve the last man in the last queue. caste, creed, religion or voting consideration. “Prime Minister Narendra […]

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Singapore and Mongolia deepen cooperation in public housing and social security reform

SINGAPORE – Singapore will help Mongolia develop affordable and sustainable social housing and reform its social security system under two agreements signed Thursday (July 7th). Mongolian Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai witnessed the signing of the two MoUs between his government and the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) at the Fullerton Hotel. He is in Singapore until […]

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Public welfare is government’s priority: Prime Minister Shehbaz

Prime Minister Shehbaz said public welfare projects are the government’s priority The Prime Minister was addressing the inauguration ceremony of the Green and Blue Line bus service PM says inflation has been high for four years in Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif said Thursday that public welfare projects were the government’s priority. The […]

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Eligibility, Deadline, How to Apply – NBC Bay Area

More than 145,000 U.S. borrowers have had the rest of their student loan debt forgiven through the public service loan forgiveness program, and officials say many more are likely to be eligible. The program, launched in 2007 to steer more graduates into public service, cancels student debt after 10 years of monthly payments while performing […]

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Eligibility, Deadline, How to Apply – NBC 7 San Diego

More than 145,000 U.S. borrowers have had the rest of their student loan debt forgiven through the public service loan forgiveness program, and officials say many more are likely to be eligible. The program, launched in 2007 to steer more graduates into public service, cancels student debt after 10 years of monthly payments while performing […]

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Don’t Let the Civil Service Loan Forgiveness Deadline Surprise You

To date, the Civil Service Loan Cancellation Program has canceled a total of $7.3 billion in student loans for more than 127,000 borrowers. After the rule changes in October 2021 and again in april this year, student loan relief has been extended to even more public servants – such as teachers, government employees, first responders […]

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🌱 Roanoke Public Housing Crisis + Botetourt County Rabies Warning

Happy 4th of July, Roanoke! Here’s a quick rundown of everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. High: 87 Low: 71. 👀 For local businesses and merchants: Attract more customers to Roanoke by sponsoring this daily newsletter, which is read by the same people you are trying to reach. Click here to find […]

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DR. DENNIS CURRY: The shortage of public housing for seniors in Nova Scotia is a permanent disgrace

DR. DENNIS CURRY • Guest review Dr. Dennis E. Curry is a political commentator and resident physician in psychiatry. He practices in Ontario. He received his MD from Dalhousie University in 2021. Subscribe to his newsletter at https://denniscurry.substack.com/ Nova Scotia is no stranger to change, and last year’s out-of-the-box majority mandate for Premier Tim Houston […]

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Government civil service pay offer ‘not credible’, unions say – The Irish Times

The government’s offer of a 5 percent pay rise over two years for civil servants is ‘not credible’, and an improved offer is needed to continue talks, the unions told the Labor Relations Commission. the workplace (WRC). The Public Services Committee (PSC) of the Irish Trades Union Congress said it backed the view of union […]

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Walthourville Utility/Roads Department to Receive $100,000 in Federal Funds for New Equipment

On June 23, U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) announced that rural Georgia would receive several federal investments from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development Agency, totaling $1,314,000, which will be used to enhance public safety. , improve infrastructure and modernize residences for the elderly. “Our rural communities are the heart of our state […]

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The AG report on social housing denounces the failures of the system

GUYSBOROUGH – Nova Scotia does not have an effective governance structure in place for public housing and does not provide adequate oversight of regional housing authorities across the province, Auditor General Kim Adair says in a report released on 21st of June. “It’s important that eligible Nova Scotians have access to social housing in a […]

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Eligible for Civil Service Loan Forgiveness? You may need to act sooner than you think

The Civil Service Loan Cancellation Program has now canceled a total of $7.3 billion in student loans for more than 127,000 borrowers. After the rule changes in October 2021 and again in april this year, the loan relief has been extended to even more public servants – such as teachers, government employees, first responders and […]

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Battle erupts over future of SF public housing where Mayor Breed grew up: ‘We’re going to fight’

A battle has erupted over the future of the dilapidated Western Addition public housing project which the city wants to redevelop with 755 new homes – a mix of public, affordable and market-priced housing. Plaza East, where the mayor of London Breed grew up, is set to be reinvented just 20 years after the city […]

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Community Q&A: Toppenish Council Member Naila Prieto-Duval Talks Public Service | Local

Naila Prieto-Duval has lived in the Yakima Valley for most of her life. Born in Yakima and raised in Toppenish, Prieto-Duval has always wanted to see her community prosper. Over the past three years, she has devoted much of her time to making sure that happens. Naila Prieto-Duval poses for a portrait at Heritage University […]

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Experimentation and innovation on a daily basis in this public service agency

Digital transformation in the time of Covid-19 The pandemic and rapid digitization have led CPF members to expect more ease and personalization in their dealings with the board. Mr. Teo’s department has grown rapidly as the board has focused on innovating digital services and creating internal digital tools to provide the best digital experience for […]

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Federal mandate for smoke alarms for social housing? Philadelphia fire inspires policy change

The legislation provides funding for education, but not directly to help homeowners install new detectors – and the PHA says cost is a big issue. Mark Henninger / Imagic Digital 💌 Do you like Philly? Sign up for Billy Penn’s free newsletter to get everything you need to know about Philadelphia, every day. The federal […]

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Public Service Rental Program – Solomon Times Online

The decision by the Ministry of Civil Service to continue with the current Civil Service Hire Program is acknowledged. It was announced in 2021 that a new policy has been adopted by Cabinet to allow all rentals to be paid directly into officers’ bank accounts. The reason for this change is to help mitigate rising […]

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How Odisha’s Mo Bus won the UN Public Service Award

The public transport service, Mo Bus, in Odisha is honored by the United Nations Public Service Awards for helping the world recover from COVID-19. Mo Bus is part of the 10 global initiatives of Brazil, Canada, India, Ireland, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Ukraine. Contents Why is Mo Bus special? Capitalregiontransport The UN […]

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Drug use and violence among unhoused infiltrators of a Manning Square public housing estate, residents say

The Frank J. Manning Apartments are public housing located close to Central Square and its social services. (Photo: Tyler Motes) Some residents of Manning Apartments, a public housing complex near Central Square for the elderly and disabled, say they feel unsafe amid a spike in illegal activity in and around the building – and a […]

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Inuit representation in Nunavut public service stagnates at 50% – Eye on the Arctic

The latest annual report on the public service of Nunavut was tabled in the territorial Legislative Assembly this month. (Paul Chiasson/CP) The territorial government has a long-standing goal of 85% Inuit public service The latest report on the Nunavut public service shows that the territorial government is still far from achieving its goal of having […]

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First Title IX complaint sparked career in public service for Seattleite Anne Levinson

In a yellowed University of Kansas student newspaper clipping dated May 9, 1978, Anne Levinson, then a sophomore at KU, announced her intention to file a complaint with the Department of Health, Education and Welfare as the Title IX compliance deadline approaches. “I have an inner feeling that no one really believes women deserve equal […]

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New South Wales budget hits workers, women, social housing and the environment

The New South Wales Coalition’s June 21 budget locks in a pay cut for public sector workers, introduces a new property tax and further bolsters transport privatization. NSW Unions Secretary Mark Morey has criticized the Government for blocking an effective 2.5% pay cut for essential workers. “That means the average public sector worker in hospitals, […]

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Social protection programs behind Modi Govt’s success: Bhushan – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

DDC Chairman Bharat Bhushan addressing a function as part of Block Diwas celebrations at Phallian Mandal on Wednesday. Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 22: Abundant social welfare programs and the governance model of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas are behind the successful eight-year run of BJP government at the Centre.So said the Chairman of the District Development […]

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Inuit representation in the Nunavut public service remains at 50%

The latest report on the Nunavut public service shows that the territorial government is still far from achieving its goal of having a majority Inuit workforce. Since the creation of Nunavut in 1999, the territorial government has aimed to have a public service representative of its population, which is approximately 85% Inuit. But at the […]

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The relevance of life lies in living in the spirit of public welfare

Governor Mangubhai Patel said the meaning of life lies in living in the spirit of public good. Human beings have a special ability to understand and cooperate with others. Along with this incredible power of communication, the ability to reach out was given. He said it is the responsibility of the educated section of the […]

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NYCHA’s ‘Public Housing Preservation Trust’ is a Resident Engagement Prank

“This year alone, public budgets have allocated billions of dollars in federal spending on overseas military intervention, the state subsidy for a billionaire’s football stadium in Buffalo, and even more $1 billion in municipal funding for PACT conversions of public housing to private management. enterprises rather than for public housing itself. Adi Talwar NYCHA’s Gun […]

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“Legal obligation” to restore public service pay

The Taoiseach said the government was legally bound to restore the salaries of senior civil servants to pre-austerity levels. Micheál Martin said 90% of pay raise recipients were doctors and consultants. Yesterday it emerged that senior civil servants, including medical consultants, CEOs of state agencies, some members of the judiciary and senior civil servants, were […]

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A two-time BGSU graduate, he brings his life experience in public housing to his new role as Senior Advocate for Federal Housing and Urban Development

From the BGSU OFFICE OF MARKETING AND BRAND STRATEGY A two-time Bowling Green State University alumna will soon have the opportunity to make a broader impact on communities in Ohio and across the country as a senior advisor to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the Biden-Harris administration. Early life and […]

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An innovative form of public service commission has generated millions in financial savings for the government

New research reveals that Social Performance Contracts have generated £10 of social, economic and fiscal value for every pound spent by government since its launch a decade ago. This is the first published study of the public value generated by these contracts to date. The research comes at a time when there is increased pressure […]