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Up In Smoke

By quinne anderson, published on Oct 26, 2006

...go to support hospital emergency services, cancer research, obesity programs, smoke prevention programs, smoking cessation programs, and expanded health care coverage for children. 5. Approximately 40% of the profits would go to qualified hospitals to improve emergency care, expand nursing education, and issue health insurance to eligible children. The main points against this legislation are as follows: 1. Much of the funding is going to big hospital corporations. 2. Very little of the funding will be spent on smoking cessation and smoking prevention programs. Most of the money raised ... (more)

Tags: california, education

Proposition 87: To Tax Or Not To Tax?

By quinne anderson, published on Oct 24, 2006

...of this bill expect it to enhance California's energy independence--on oil both foreign and domestic, and to help bring us a better overall quality of life by reducing the quantity of pollutants and toxic emissions produced by transportation vehicles. The legislation intends to support education on energy efficiency and renewable energy sources, as well as launch programs to enhance current technologies and make them more readily available to the public. Prop. 87 claims that the new costs imposed on the oil producers will not be passed along to the consumer, that they simply won't... (more)

Tags: california, environment, education

Nonprofit Management

By wolviela, published on Oct 24, 2006

... again. That's why it's called tax-exempt organization. So what do you do with your nonprofit? How to do you get money to sustain it? Well if you live in the Los Angeles, you can contact the wonderful Center for Nonprofit Management. They offer wonderful services ranging from consulting, tech classes for your nonprofits, and education class from managing your nonprofit to conflict resolution on your board. They have a wonderful little resources library and a cool database you can search for free, for foundations that would gladly give to your organization. Check them out. www.cnmsocal.org  (more)

Tags: los angeles, education

Liberal and Christian... Whaaaa?

By Thomas T., published on Oct 20, 2006

...intervention and social (inner city) construction and development to reduce crime - Removal of government intrusion into private behavior choices, and complete elimination of victimless crime law and legislated morality. - Full free, legal and anonymous access to abortion. - Full sex education in public elementary schools, including birth control education and free contraception distribution as a means of reducing the need for abortion. - Illegalization of the teaching of religious myths as alternatives to scientific theory. - A deep, abiding concern for America's image and role... (more)

Tags: christianity, jesus, education, sex

Sweatshops in L.A.

By Rowan, published on Oct 2, 2006

...just the apparel industry. Quite a few of the Italian and Jewish immigrants at the beginning of the 20th century found their foothold through the apparel industry, but rarely are the Latin American immigrants so fortunate, in general they lack the basic necessities to gain a foothold, such as education. Although there have been recent cases where immigrants have risen through the ranks, they are in general South Korean and have prior experience in the Apparel Industry as well as college education. One of the worst case scenarios in regards to the sweatshop issue is the El Monte crackdown ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, california, israel, education, fashion

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