Nunavut declares tuberculosis outbreak in Baffin Island community – National

Nunavut‘s chief public health officer has declared a tuberculosis outbreak in a Baffin Island community. Dr. Michael Patterson says there has recently been an increase in cases in Pangnirtung, where about 1,500 people live. Patterson says an outbreak is declared when health workers can no longer find links between active cases. Trending Stories He … Read more

Community Health Worker, With Federal Funding, to Help Bridgeport’s Vulnerable Population

Through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), St. Vincent’s Medical Center has been awarded funding to hire a Community Health Worker (CHW) to serve Bridgeport’s most vulnerable populations who are medically underserved. St. Vincent’s was one of several nonprofit organizations to receive grant funding from the city of Bridgeport. ARPA was signed into law by … Read more

Enes Kanter Drags Michael Jordan: He Hasn’t Done Anything For The Black Community!!

Enes Kanter has dragged Michael Jordan and says the NBA legend has not done anything for the Black community. “Not many people are talking about Michael Jordan,” he said. “Michael Jordan hasn’t done anything, nothing, for the Black community in America besides just, you know, giving them money. I feel like we need to call … Read more

Designer Brands’ Approach to Diversity, Sustainability and Community – Footwear News

For Designer Brands Inc., success starts from within. The Columbus, Ohio-based company is actively working to create a more diverse, inclusive and equitable environment for not only its employees, but customers as well. At the same time, it’s also introducing more sustainable practices and giving back to the communities it serves through philanthropic support. To … Read more

General Hospital ‘Stands in Solidarity’ with Trans Community Amid Ingo Rademacher Controversy

The actor commented on the show’s Instagram post pledging their support. ABC’s “General Hospital” made an announcement in support of the trans community amid the transphobic controversy surrounding former star Ingo Rademacher. On Wednesday, a post on the show’s Instagram read, “General Hospital stands in solidarity with the trans community.” It included a link to … Read more

T.I. And Tiny Develop Affordable Housing Community In Bankhead

Talk about putting on for your community! T.I. recently revealed that him and Tiny are adding developers to their resume. The married duo are reportedly building an affordable housing unit in Bankhead, which is located in Atlanta, Georgia. In a live video shared to his Instagram account, T.I. pulls up to an active construction site. … Read more

TV Characters Who Shaped the Way We See the LGBTQ+ Community

Although Hollywood at times still adheres to unflattering stereotypes of the LGBTQ+ community, representation in media has come a long way in the past 20 years or so. It’s been an arduous, uphill battle for the community, and while we’re still fighting that fight — especially when it comes to stories centering trans, nonbinary, and … Read more

How Tasha Baxter Uplifted the Bedroom Producer Community In the Darkness of the Pandemic –

From label releases to curated compilations, many artists have worked tirelessly to provide unheralded artists a platform for their voices to be heard. However, singer-songwriter and electronic music vet Tasha Baxter has taken a distinctly unique approach with her Full Moon Flex community. Baxter launched Full Moon Flex around the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, … Read more

After a devastating wildfire, a California community faced another crisis: PTSD

Jess Mercer received a call from her stepmom, Annette, that morning, a little after 8 a.m. “We’re coming,” Annette said, her voice so unrecognizable it sounded foreign. Jess was at her apartment in Chico, Calif., a slightly overgrown university town that sits in a valley below the hilltop community of Paradise, about 20 minutes away. … Read more