Violence

Partisia and the International Committee of the Red Cross Demonstrate Technology to Address Challenges in Conflict Zones

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Principals from the Partisia Blockchain Foundation (Partisia Blockchain), the organization behind a cutting-edge internet-privacy blockchain infrastructure, will appear together with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) tomorrow in Paris for its first Hackathon (the PartiHack).

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  • Principals from the Partisia Blockchain Foundation (Partisia Blockchain), the organization behind a cutting-edge internet-privacy blockchain infrastructure, will appear together with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) tomorrow in Paris for its first Hackathon (the PartiHack).
  • Currently working in over 90 countries around the world, the ICRC provides humanitarian aid to the most vulnerable affected by armed conflict and violence.
  • A unique use case, the ICRC partnership provides a visceral example of the power of Partisia Blockchains singularly scalable, privacy-protecting, multi-party computations technology.
  • The Partisia Blockchain community is truly decentralized, made up of developers, researchers, node operators, and token holders from around the globe.

PURINA AND REDROVER TAKE THE FIELD WITH WASHINGTON COMMANDERS' JAMES SMITH-WILLIAMS TO SUPPORT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVORS AND PETS DURING MY CAUSE MY CLEATS CAMPAIGN

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Friday, December 2, 2022

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the 2022 My Cause My Cleats campaign, James Smith-Williams, defensive end for the Washington Commanders, will wear his heart on his feet by representing the Purple Leash Project during the December 4 matchup against the New York Giants. The Purple Leash Project is a national initiative established in 2019 by Purina and nonprofit RedRover to provide grants, resources and support to help domestic violence shelters better serve the needs of domestic abuse survivors with pets.

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  • The Purple Leash Project is a national initiative established in 2019 by Purina and nonprofit RedRover to provide grants, resources and support to help domestic violence shelters better serve the needs of domestic abuse survivors with pets.
  • Through the My Cause My Cleats program, players pick a cause that's important to them and represent their chosen organization by way of custom-designed cleats on game day during week 13.
  • After their respective game, all players will have the option to donate their cleats to an auction where fans can bid on the cleats.
  • "We're excited to see James lace up his Purple Leash Project cleats in support of domestic violence survivors with pets on the field this Sunday.

Esōes Cosmetics Smart Safety Beauty Products Now Available for Pre-Sale

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Friday, December 2, 2022

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Esōes Cosmetics is launching the first patent-pending Liquid Lipstick with smart safety features all within the Bluetooth connected product. With the first lipsticks set to ship in early 2023, five different shades of Esōes Cosmetics' Liquid Lipstick are now available for presale at esoescosmetics.com.

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  • With the first lipsticks set to ship in early 2023, five different shades of Eses Cosmetics' Liquid Lipstick are now available for presale at esoescosmetics.com .
  • Eses Cosmetics Liquid Lipsticks are now available for pre-sale.
  • Eses Cosmetics is an ecosystem of solutions anchored in patent pending products and community outreach.
  • Our three pillars are: innovative smart safety cosmetics, a responsive giving model, & education.

NIAAA: The Truth About Holiday Spirits

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Continued drinking causes the slurred speech and loss of balance that is typically associated with being drunk.

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  • Continued drinking causes the slurred speech and loss of balance that is typically associated with being drunk.
  • The truth is that alcohol continues to affect the brain and body long after the last drink has been finished.
  • Of course, we don't intend to harm anyone when we celebrate during the holiday season.
  • Here are some tips to keep in mind if you host a holiday gathering:
    Offer a variety of alcohol-free drinkswater, juices, sparkling sodas.

if, A Foundation for Radical Possibility, Selects Temi F. Bennett and Hanh Le As New Co-CEOs

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- if, A Foundation for Radical Possibility, is excited to announce that it has selected Temi F. Bennett and Hanh Le to serve as the organization's next executive leaders and first co-CEOs.

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  • WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- if, A Foundation for Radical Possibility, is excited to announce that it has selected Temi F. Bennett and Hanh Le to serve as the organization's next executive leaders and first co-CEOs.
  • Temi F. Bennett and Hanh Le are especially well suited to further if's commitment to a shared leadership culture.
  • Both come from within the foundation, with Temi having served as Director of Policy and Hanh as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships.
  • Temi and Hanh, in jointly applying for this role, shared their intention to 'turn radical possibility into reality.'

EL SALVADOR: Two nursery and primary schools receive furniture

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- EL SALVADOR: Two nursery and primary schools receive furniture

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  • Two nursery and primary schools in El Salvador received school furniture thanks to a donation from Father Mark Hyde, former director of Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco.
  • NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- EL SALVADOR: Two nursery and primary schools receive furniture
    Students benefit thanks to donation from Father Mark Hyde, former director of Salesian Missions.
  • Two nursery and primary schools in El Salvador received school furniture thanks to a donation from Father Mark Hyde, former director of Salesian Missions , the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco.
  • Receiving new school furniture has created a more comfortable environment for the children to sit and engage with the learning materials.

ZeroEyes CEO Mike Lahiff Receives Philadelphia Business Journal's 2022 Veterans of Influence Award

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeroEyes, creators of the only A.I.-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation, today announced that CEO and co-founder Mike Lahiff has been awarded the "2022 Veterans of Influence" award by the Philadelphia Business Journal.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeroEyes , creators of the only A.I.-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation, today announced that CEO and co-founder Mike Lahiff has been awarded the "2022 Veterans of Influence" award by the Philadelphia Business Journal.
  • For the third consecutive year, the Philadelphia Business Journal's Veterans of Influence Awards honors veterans who have positively influenced the Philadelphia business community.
  • Mr. Lahiff left active duty as Special Operator First Class in 2013 and worked for a private investment fund and Comcast NBCUniversal prior to co-founding ZeroEyes.
  • "I am incredibly humbled to be recognized as a veteran of influence," said Mike Lahiff, CEO and co-founder of ZeroEyes.

Expect New Stores and Many Shoppers at PREIT Malls This Holiday Season

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- PREIT (NYSE: PEI), today, highlighted what droves of shoppers are experiencing this holiday season at its properties.

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  • 2021 Record New Leasing Activity Leads to 450,000 square feet of new stores since last holiday season, representing nearly 5% YOY occupancy growth
    PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- PREIT (NYSE: PEI), today, highlighted what droves of shoppers are experiencing this holiday season at its properties.
  • Since last holiday season began, over 450,000 square feet of new stores have opened.
  • As a product of this successful effort, half of PREIT's properties are fully leased this holiday season!
  • "With NRF predicting strong sales holiday growth again this year, we are pleased to offer our customers a distinctive, fun and community-focused holiday season," said Joseph Coradino, Chairman & CEO of PREIT.

SparkCognition Deploys AI to Prevent Active Assailant Incidents on the Adelson School Campus

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The school is deploying SparkCognition's Visual AI Advisor to automatically detect threats, identify security breaches, and prevent safety and security incidents.

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  • The school is deploying SparkCognition's Visual AI Advisor to automatically detect threats, identify security breaches, and prevent safety and security incidents.
  • "SparkCognition's AI-based school safety solution enables us to further enhance our capabilities to detect and prevent incidents on campus that could put our students and facility in harm's way."
  • SparkCognition Visual AI Advisor provides Adelson School students, faculty, and staff members with real-time threat assessment, actionable insights, improved situational awareness, and automated responses and notifications.
  • Todd Peters will share more information about how visual AI fits into Adelson Schools' safety toolkit at the upcoming event, " School Safety: Preventing School Shootings with AI ."

New Research to Examine the Healing Influence of Pets for Intimate Partner Violence Survivors

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) today announced funding for a new research project at Thompson Rivers University that will explore the role of companion animals (pets) within incidents of intimate partner violence (IPV), including how pets can contribute to the wellbeing of IPV survivors.

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  • WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) today announced funding for a new research project at Thompson Rivers University that will explore the role of companion animals (pets) within incidents of intimate partner violence (IPV), including how pets can contribute to the wellbeing of IPV survivors.
  • "Despite a well-established link between IPV and animal abuse, little research has examined the specific impact of pets on IPV," explained Dr. Rochelle Stevenson, lead investigator for the study.
  • The analysis of this data will be paired with interviews with survivors to explore how companion animals influence help-seeking and healing from violence.
  • Existing data shows that the majority of IPV survivors report pet abuse or the threat of pet abuse.