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New Jersey Institute of Technology Hires a Leading Voice for Diversity

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Monday, November 14, 2022

Newark, N.J., Nov. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Jersey Institute of Technology has tapped David E. Jones, a leading voice for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in higher education, to become its first chief diversity officer.

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  • Newark, N.J., Nov. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Jersey Institute of Technology has tapped David E. Jones, a leading voice for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in higher education, to become its first chief diversity officer.
  • Jones, who starts Dec. 1, joins from William Paterson University, where he has been chief diversity officer since 2020.
  • My lived experiences have informed my career and lifes work, Jones said, adding, Im eager to blend those experiences as the chief diversity officer at NJIT.
  • 33 nationally byThe Princeton Reviewas a Best Value College and is rated among the top 50 public national universities and top 100 overall byU.S.

University of Phoenix Hosts Educational Equity Webinar Featuring Jim Warne, Emmy Nominated Filmmaker, Educator and Advocate

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Monday, November 14, 2022

University of Phoenix is holding the newest webinar in its Educational Equity Webinar Series, titled Decolonizing the Holidays with Educator-Advocate-Filmmaker Jim Warne, on November 17, 2022, at 11:00am MDT.

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  • University of Phoenix is holding the newest webinar in its Educational Equity Webinar Series, titled Decolonizing the Holidays with Educator-Advocate-Filmmaker Jim Warne, on November 17, 2022, at 11:00am MDT.
  • His Emmy nominated short film, Oyte un Itwapi-Pictures of my People aired on Fox NFL Pregame Show Thanksgiving 2020, and FOX Voices on MLK Day 2021.
  • The discussion will be hosted by Tondra Richardson, MBA, director of Student Diversity & Inclusion and Saray Lopez, MBA, director, Student Diversity & Inclusion, both with the Office of Educational Equity at University of Phoenix.
  • University of Phoenix is continually innovating to help working adults enhance their careers in a rapidly changing world.

TEAMSTERS VICTORIOUS AT SYSCO

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Thursday, October 20, 2022

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of all-out economic warfare between Sysco and Teamsters across the country, the union has achieved a phenomenal victory. This morning, workers at Sysco Boston voted overwhelmingly, 215-2, in favor of a record-breaking agreement, successfully ending the strike with a resounding victory for more than 300 members of Local 653 in Plympton, Mass.

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of all-out economic warfare between Sysco and Teamsters across the country, the union has achieved a phenomenal victory.
  • The new five-year agreement marks the end of this round of coordinated bargaining following major contract wins for Local 104 members at Sysco Arizona and Local 317 members at Sysco Syracuse.
  • The Teamsters are ending it," Teamsters General President Sean M. O'Brien said.
  • Sysco will now think twice before trying to take on the Teamsters."

A New MLK Educational Initiative Featured Today at Harvard

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Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Today, the Harvard Breakfast club hosted a talk by leaders of the MLK Educational Initiative, an educational campaign to raise up a new generation of champions for the non-violent principles of Dr. King at a time of rising violence in our nation.

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  • Today, the Harvard Breakfast club hosted a talk by leaders of the MLK Educational Initiative, an educational campaign to raise up a new generation of champions for the non-violent principles of Dr. King at a time of rising violence in our nation.
  • Matthew Daniels, JD, PhD, the founder of the MLK Educational Initiative warned that events such as the tragic domestic terrorist attack in Buffalo are warning to America:
    "Buffalo recently witnessed a mass shooting committed by a racist who was inspired, recruited, and weaponized online.
  • The MLK Educational Initiative is an investment in the education of those who aspire to emulate Dr. King's example and lead our nation towards a better future.
  • For more information on the MLK curricula or scholarship program: www.mlkcurriculum.org and GoodOfAll.org
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Herozona Announces Arizona Delegation National Update Brunch Schedule

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

PHOENIX, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Herozona Foundation, which recently announced the return of its 17th annual, invitation-only Arizona Delegation National Update Brunch during the 51st Congressional Black Caucus from Sept. 28 through Oct. 2, will bring new guests and performers to the momentous event. Taking place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Georgia Brown's in Washington D.C. on Saturday, Oct. 1, expert speakers will cover important topics related to Arizona, including the diversification of the state, economic impact, business development, the housing market and more.

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  • Arizona Young Professionals and Community Stakeholders Will Learn About Business, Real Estate, Police Relations and More
    PHOENIX, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Herozona Foundation , which recently announced the return of its 17th annual, invitation-only Arizona Delegation National Update Brunch during the 51st Congressional Black Caucus from Sept. 28 through Oct. 2, will bring new guests and performers to the momentous event.
  • The Herozona Foundation is a non-profit organization that empowers Heroes in the community through entrepreneurship, employment, and education.
  • The group works with veterans, first responders and those that bring social good to future generations and under-served communities.
  • The foundation's mission is to create opportunities for the brave men and women who serve their country, and community, every day.

University of Maryland, Baltimore and Wexford Meeting Critical Demand for Wet Lab Space in Baltimore Region

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

BALTIMORE, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC, announced today that 4MLK, the newest development project in the University of Maryland BioPark, is slated to move forward, with groundbreaking this fall (2022) and delivering in summer 2024. The 8-story, 250,000-square-foot building, Phase I of a two-phase project representing a $320 million total capital investment, will provide critical wet laboratory space in downtown Baltimore for researchers and companies, flexible lab and office/support space for start-ups, and Class A office space, along with areas for convening and a conference center.

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  • "The BioPark is a highly sought-after location for companies seeking commercial wet lab space as well as connection to UMB and the vast resources we offer.
  • We are proud that 4MLK will deliver a high volume of new lab space to Baltimore, helping fill the severe shortage in our region."
  • "4MLK is the result of our strong, long-term partnership with UMB and critical focus on providing much needed world-class research space to private industry.
  • The UM BioPark offers high-quality lab and office space solutions for companies of all sizes, especially high-growth companies seeking connection with its academic partner, University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Blockchain-based loyalty platform MiL.k signed a partnership contract with airasia rewards, starting its global expansion in SEA

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Milk Partners (CEO Jayden Jo), which operates the blockchain-based loyalty platform "MiL.k," announced on the 20th that the company has signed a contract focused on point integration with BIGLIFE, which operates and manages the airasia rewards program.

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  • - Through the partnership, airasia Super App with 51 million users across Asia is participating in the MiL.k Alliance.
  • Through this partnership, the two companies plan to integrate the airasia rewards programme with MiL.k platform and its token, Milk Coin (MLK).
  • Airasia points from airasia rewards, the airasia Super App's customer reward benefit, is used to purchase various services and products on the platform.
  • Milk Partners CEO Jayden Jo said, "The partnership with airasia Super App is one of our remarkable accomplishments of global expansion.

MLK Gold Ltd. (CSE: MLK) Extends and Re-Prices Warrants and provides update on its flagship Caledonia Brook Gold Project in central Newfoundland

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

MLK Golds immediate exploration focus is on the Viper Zone where the Company is close to drill-ready on its Newfoundland and Labrador permit-approved targets.

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  • MLK Golds immediate exploration focus is on the Viper Zone where the Company is close to drill-ready on its Newfoundland and Labrador permit-approved targets.
  • The helicopter airborne Versatile Time-Domain Electromagnetic (VTEM Plus, or VTEM) geophysical survey over MLK Golds flagship, Caledonia Brook gold property was flown by Geotech Ltd. of Aura, Ontario between February 27, and March 17, 2022.
  • These factors should be considered carefully, and readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements.
  • The Company assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.

TEAMSTERS AT SAFEWAY.COM RATIFY LIFE-CHANGING NEW CONTRACT

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Monday, August 29, 2022

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Teamsters delivering groceries for Safeway.com throughout the Puget Sound area have unanimously ratified a strong new three-year contract, successfully beating back an effort by the company to outsource the entire grocery delivery business to third-party subcontractors. The life-changing new contract will solve many of the previous challenges for more than 120 members at Teamsters Locals 174, 162, and 313 who are covered under the agreement.

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  • The life-changing new contract will solve many of the previous challenges for more than 120 members at Teamsters Locals 174, 162, and 313 who are covered under the agreement.
  • In addition to major improvements to economics and workplace protections, the new contract secures Teamster work against an exploitative independent contractor model.
  • "This contract is a testament to the power of solidarity," said Nick Lansdale, Teamsters Local 313 Secretary-Treasurer.
  • Thankfully the company heard us, and the result is a strong contract our members were proud to ratify unanimously."

DHL TEAMSTERS OVERWHELMINGLY RATIFY NATIONAL CONTRACT

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Friday, August 26, 2022

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Teamsters at DHL have overwhelmingly ratified a new national contract that provides significant wage increases, improves working conditions, and maintains strong member benefits.

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  • Contract Addresses Members' Top Priorities; Provides Wage Increases and Maintains Strong Benefits
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Teamsters at DHL have overwhelmingly ratified a new national contract that provides significant wage increases, improves working conditions, and maintains strong member benefits.
  • Ballots were counted throughout the week, and the national contract was ratified by an overwhelming percentage of the membership.
  • We went into negotiations prepared to win the strongest agreement ever at DHL, and we succeeded," said Sean M. O'Brien, Teamsters General President and Chairman of the Teamsters National DHL Negotiating Committee.
  • We made significant increases to wages while maintaining strong benefits and improving working conditions," said Bill Hamilton, International Vice President and Co-Chairman of the Teamsters National DHL Negotiating Committee.