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Saved! Community rallies to rescue City College’s Cantonese classes

San Francisco Examiner 19 Jan 2022
“We need to rescue the Cantonese program to stop Asian hate and make sure the Chinese community has access to bilingual services,” said Wong, whose parents are both Cantonese-speaking immigrants from Hong Kong. “We need to have firefighters, police officers and social workers that are bilingual.”.
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Youth Services Bureau Foundation

Ottawa Business Journal 18 Jan 2022
The Youth Services Bureau (YSB) provides life-changing programs and services for youth 12 and older, and their families, in the areas of mental health counselling, shelters and housing, employment support, and justice services ... Fully bilingual and complete with an exciting online evening program, this year’s virtual event takes place Nov.
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Bilingual education a pathway to understanding, appreciation of other cultures

The Galveston Daily News 18 Jan 2022
We’re totally behind Texas City Independent School District’s new initiative that will allow kindergartners the opportunity to be enrolled in a program meant to increase bilingual education by teaching a select number of classes in both English and Spanish. This somewhat startling finding explains why ... × This page requires Javascript ... ....
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Survey: Illinois schools face worsening educator shortage

The News-Gazette 18 Jan 2022
Last year, it opened grant applications to develop teacher residency programs in which colleges and universities will partner with local school districts or regional offices of education in rural areas to develop training programs in special education and bilingual education.
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'Understaffed and overwhelmed,' survey finds schools are struggling across Illinois

The State Journal-Register 18 Jan 2022
Last year, it opened grant applications to develop teacher residency programs in which colleges and universities will partner with local school districts or regional offices of education in rural areas to develop training programs in special education and bilingual education.
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Illinois teacher shortage growing

The Telegraph - Alton 18 Jan 2022
Last year, it opened grant applications to develop teacher residency programs in which colleges and universities will partner with local school districts or regional offices of education in rural areas to develop training programs in special education and bilingual education.
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Local mental health providers fill critical gap

Steamboat Pilot 17 Jan 2022
Mental health care in Colorado especially suffers from shortages in geriatric and child psychiatry, as well as bilingual therapists, the program directors explained ... Luna, Psy.D., serves as the behavioral health director and a bilingual licensed clinical psychologist at Northwest Colorado Health in Steamboat Springs.
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SLING TV Arabic partners with music streaming platform Anghami to offer the ultimate Arabic entertainment experience

Longview News-Journal 17 Jan 2022
SLING TV is America's leading provider of international and multicultural programming, with content from 27 countries in over 20 languages, starting at only $5 per month ... SLING provides a suite of stand-alone and add-on Spanish-language services and packages tailored to English-dominant, bilingual and Spanish-dominant U.S.
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Texas City schools to start dual-language program

The Galveston Daily News 17 Jan 2022
TEXAS CITY. Texas City Independent School District kindergarteners in the next school year will be able to enroll in a new program meant to increase bilingual education by teaching a select number of students classes in both English and Spanish. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content.
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Health campaign in Prince George’s Co. offers free support to most vulnerable

Wtop 15 Jan 2022
“You’re not alone out here where we’re facing mental health challenges,” said Sheryl Neverson, vice president of Maryland Programs for Volunteers of America Chesapeake and the Carolinas (VOA-CC) ... The VOA-CC program is supported with grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
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Kildee announces $25,000 for two Flint arts organizations

Michigan Live 14 Jan 2022
“We are very grateful to Congressman Kildee and the National Endowment for the Arts for support to provide programs of Mexican Folkloric Dance, Mariachi Music & Bilingual Theater for our community,” Susana Quintanilla, director of El Ballet Folklorico Estudiantil & Mariachi, said in the news release.
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Wildlife Explorers program

Santa Barbara News-Press 13 Jan 2022
This bilingual program takes place at the Cabin at Buena Vista Park, 800 S ... Participants can attend the Wildlife Explorers Program from 3.30 to 5 p.m ... this program.
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Webinar series on government contracting for Hispanic-owned firms starts Tuesday

Newsday 11 Jan 2022
Each will be bilingual, and most will run 90 minutes, starting at 6 p.m., officials said. The program, which is sponsored by Bank of America, will assist entrepreneurs to win certification as minority- and women-owned businesses, or MWBE ... advisers, will discuss the program.
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Watsonville’s Nature Center set to be demolished in April for full redo

Santa Cruz Sentinel 11 Jan 2022
The new nature center is slated to cost $2.5 million, said City of Watsonville Conservation Program Manager Cristy Cassel-Shimabukuro, and will overlook the Watsonville slough and it’s adjoining wetlands ... For 15 years the center has provided bilingual programs on topics such as ecology, wildlife and emergency preparedness.
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Illinois Board of Higher Education calls for more funding in new budget

Chicago Business 11 Jan 2022
The new budget also calls for a $50 million increase to $530 million for Monetary Award Program, or MAP, grants for low-income students ... The budget also calls for expanding a minority teacher scholarship program and an Illinois teacher loan repayment program by $2.8 million.
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