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  • The Best Investment a Small Business Owner Can Make

    Our company culture has always been health-conscious – maybe because I've developed so many natural health marketing plans over the years. I've found that when you make healthy choices easily available and make them fun, people get interested. So our o...
  • Five Keys to Developing Personal Power

    Working on Emotional Intelligence Skills Can Open the Door to Achievement Personal power is a core leadership competency that everyone needs to develop before they can lead others. It has to do with being able to lead yourself. "Personal power is the ab...
  • The Important Role of a Request for Proposal (RFP)

    Nonprofit organizations often secure the services of fundraising-related consultants and contractors to support operations and growth. Services may be needed to supplement the expertise of current staff, to add specific skill set for a limited amount of t...
  • Maya Angelou: A Phenomenal Woman . . .

      See the articles on the cover page below as well as the following articles, many of which are personal accounts of and tributes to this phenomenal woman: Maya Angelou Maya Angelou:  The Definition of a Phenomenal Woman A Personal Tribu...
  • Maya Angelou Dies at 86 Years Old

      Award-winning author, poet and activist,Dr. Maya Angelou, has reportedly died at age 86. Angelou died at her Winston-Salem home lastWednesday, May 28, 2014.                 &nbs...
  • Statement by Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network on the Passing of Maya Angelou

    "Maya Angelou was the quintessential renaissance woman of the 20th century art and human rights movements. Not only was she a literary icon, she was one of the few that turned her words into action. Although she participated in civil rights rallies, she ...
  • Barbara Lee Issues Statement on the Passing of Maya Angelou

    "I am deeply saddened by the passing of a phenomenal woman, Maya Angelou. Her vast body of work which spans over six decades as a dancer, actress, author, and activist has stood the test of time. As a leader in the civil rights movement, a poet ...
  • Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the Passing of Maya Angelou

    "Maya Angelou was not just a phenomenal writer and artist – she was a teacher and mentor whose words will live on for generations. She once wrote, 'When you learn, teach, when you get, give.' Dr. Angelou certainly lived by that wisdom throughout her ama...
  • NNPA Chairman Cloves Campbell Statement on the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou

    "I was heartbroken to hear about the passing of Dr. Maya Angelou earlier today. Dr. Angelou's contributions to American literature are invaluable. As we reflect on her poetry, her position as an educator and her humanitarian advocacy, we are reminded that...
  • Motown Founder Berry Gordy, Jr. Salutes Maya Angelou

    On the passing of the legendary author Maya Angelou, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL creator and Motown founder Berry Gordy offered the following statement in honor of the African American and literary icon. Dr. Maya Angelou was a towering cultural figure — a woman ...
  • Free Concert in the Park by Pasadena Community Orchestra . . .

    . . . Features Light Music, Prizes, Live Raffle!Raffle Includes Chance to Conduct Orchestra in the Concert Pasadena, CA (May 22, 2014) - On Saturday, June 14, at 6:30 p.m., Pasadena Community Orchestra kicks off the summer with a free outdoor concert at ...
  • Holden's Truancy Legislation Clears Assembly (AB 1672)

    Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden's bill to help school districts and counties collect and evaluate information on California's truancy crisis has been approved in the Assembly. Holden's AB 1672 is part of a package of truancy bills sponsore...
  • Tournament of Roses® Foundation Gives $100,000 to 28 Local Non-Profit Organizations

    2014 Grant Recipient List Includes Six First-Time Winners Pasadena, CA (May 29, 2014) – Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Foundation President Nancy Neal Davis awarded grant checks totaling $100,000 to 28 civic, educational and cultural organizations in t...
  • Pasadena Senior Games at Greater L.A. Venues June 7 to June 29

    The public is invited to watch athletes 50 and older compete in the Pasadena Senior Games at venues throughout the greater Los Angeles area. There is no charge for spectators. With more than 30 competitive events from archery to volleyb...
  • National Action Network Applauds Progress Made Under President Obama's My Brother's Keeper Initiative

    May 30, 2014 (New York, NY) -- National Action Network applauds President Obama for addressing the urgent need to investment in young men and boys of color. Every child in America, regardless of gender, race or economic status, deserves a quality educatio...
  • El Centro de Acción Social Announces Executive Director

    El Centro de Acción Social, a non-profit agency founded in Pasadena in 1968, is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela Cantero as Executive Director. El Centro de Accion Social has been led by Mariana Robles for the past year, after the departure ...
  • Men and Women Both Lie — But They Do It For Different Reasons

    We all tell white lies now and then (yes you do, don't lie!) but did you know that men and women lie in different ways? In a recent Ranker.com poll on Things People Lie About All the Time, a pattern has emerged that may hint at a difference in reasons why...
  • Nonprofit Partners with Pasadena Unified to Bring Phyiscal Activity Program to Elementary Schools

    Pasadena, CA - To celebrate its partnership with the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) and to spread awareness about its nonprofit mission to build healthy, confident youth through physical activity, Catz SOLE will be hosting a Family FUN Field Day ...
  • NAACP Releases Statement on Seattle Decision to Raise Minimum Wage

    Washington, D.C. – Today the NAACP released the following statement applauding the Seattle City Council's historic vote yesterday to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour – the highest in the United States. The plan, which includes a lower training w...
  • Taking Action to Reduce Carbon Pollution at the State, Local, and Tribal Level

    White House Blog PostBy David Agnew and Mike Boots To view the full blog post, click HERE. This morning, the Obama administration put forward the first-ever plan to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. Cutting carbon emissions will help prevent up...

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