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CPS to expand Eat What You Grow program to 130 schools thanks to $500,000 grant

The funding comes from Mars Food’s Seeds of Change Grant Program and will expand the district’s Eat What You Grow initiative to 130 CPS schools.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced $45 million in funding to upgrade and preserve 215 affordable homes within the Geneva Housing Authority.The financing agreement is part of the state’s efforts to revitalize federal public housing and protect long-term affordability through the U.S. Housing and...

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced $45 million in funding to upgrade and preserve 215 affordable homes within the Geneva Housing Authority.The financing agreement is part of the state’s efforts to revitalize federal public housing and protect long-term affordability through the U.S. Housing and...

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A Beginner’s Guide To Afrofuturism: 7 Titles To Watch And Read

Afrofuturism, a term coined in 1994 by Mark Dery, has long been a part of Black popular culture. Blending the African Diaspora with science, technology, and philosophy,Afrofuturism is a way for Black people to see and expand on new ideas and shape a future of our own. For some just discovering it,...

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The Small Business Administration halted its popular loan programs that are used by small and midsize businesses, a major setback to entrepreneurs trying to start or expand their companies.

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Expand Minnesota's Safe Harbor for sex trafficking victims

Legislature should extend protections for those who are exploited — regardless of age.

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