Dutch city bus stops now have #greenroofs that look great and are bee-friendly #p2
Free summer meals are available to youth ages 18 and younger across New Jersey. Find your location. No ID or proof of income required.
More deer and more ticks mean a lot more people are falling victim to Lyme disease. But a new treatment involving honeybee stings promises hope.
HUD Secretary Ben Carson continues to set and seek policies geared to make life more difficult for United States society's most vulnerable residents #p2
AARP is offering a toolkit for older Americans with “tips, checklists, worksheets and more to help plan, prioritize and keep your home maintenance routine on track.” Check it out!
The grandson of a survivor of the Tulsa massacre is a senior program manager at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, where now resides the manuscript detailing the Tulsa, Oklahoma massacre and its impact on Black Wall Street residents. It is a first person account written by attorney Buck Colbert Franklin (1879-1960), who survived the massacre although his law practice was burned to the ground.“I could see planes circling in mid-air. They grew in number and hummed, darted and dipped low. I could hear something like hail falling upon the top of my office building. Down East Archer, I saw the old Mid-Way hotel on fire, burning from its top, and then another and another and another building began to burn from their top,” he wrote.
On May 28 students will rally for a millionaires tax to provide more school aid #p2
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Connecticut está disfrutando un éxito enorme con su programa de licencias para conducir para residentes indocumentados. Beneficia a residentes, la policía – que ya no pierden tiempo con las complejidades de procesar violaciones automovilísticos cuando el chofer no tiene licencia, las autoescuelas y también ha producido ingresos para el estado. Es un modelo ejemplar para otros estados. Ver el reporte (en inglés) de WGBH.
Connecticut is enjoying great success with its drive-only license program for undocumented immigrants. It benefits residents, police, state coffers and driving schools – and it’s a great model for other states to take note of. Read the WGBH article.
A friend is giving away a wasp house. Wasps are good for gardens because they gobble up lots of insect pests. Edwin has one already and doesn’t need two – so he’s giving one away. If you want a wasp house you can pick this one up in north Jersey– or maybe get instructions for getting a new one made. Just reach out to me @kimiwei on Twitter or thekimiwei on Facebook and I’ll arrange the pickup.
Please bear in mind that wasps cannot be housed near beehives, because they kill bees too.
Netflix announces: “529 women ran for congress in 2018 — meet four of them in @knockdownmovie.” And Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shares on Twitter: “Before my primary, three women & I agreed to film our journey of trying to run for office without big money. Now, #KnockDownTheHouse hits Netflix & select theaters next week, May 1st.”
Visit knockdownthehouse.com to find a screening or learn how to host one. Discussion materials available.
Thousands of people are being hired for Census work right now. Some special skill jobs pay $50-100K per year and jobs last through September 2020. If you’re a recent college grad, between jobs or just need extra income, check out the opportunities. Applicants can qualify for both field and office positions and some of the special skill jobs are work from home positions.
See pay rates for field and clerical jobs 2020census.gov/jobs/locations/national-map.html.
Learn about qualifications and general Census job opportunities.
Applying for Census work is simple. Visit 2020census/jobs or call 855-JOB-2020 and select option 3 for more information.
For New York and New Jersey opportunities: Send an email with your name, zip code, and phone number(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-584-3495.
21 year old Iddris Sandu was born to parents from Ghana. At age 10 he taught himself a bunch of programming languages and at age 18 was consulting for Snapchat. He’s sold algorithms to Instagram and Uber and Google was so impressed with Sandu, they created an internship position just for him was he was 13.
But Iddris found himself, “wanting to help impact kids that looked like me, and being able to provide information to the masses.” So, he said goodbye to Big Tech and now teaches tech and design, makes music and inspires us all.
.@AOC speaks to us from the future and tells about the movement she helped start that gave us back a future of hope, equity and a livable plant
Like the banner we designed for a @sunrisemovement New Green Deal Town Hall? It's an honor to support grassroots organizations with our work #p2 @thewei