“On-line videos and social media are important sources of information that are motivating people to take action today,” said Fischer, who is chairman of the 55,000 Degrees board of directors. “By sharing their success stories, student volunteers will help us convince more people to finish college and earn their degrees.”
"The angels came down to the fallen men They held their hands and they prayed for them They carried their souls beyond the moon and the sun All the way to heaven one by one"
“For twelve years, Kentucky and Kentuckians have suffered at the hands of Senate President David Williams. His rank partisanship, his obstructionist attitude has caused numerous special sessions and has cost taxpayers millions of dollars in unnecessary expenses in conducting business that ought to be done in regular sessions …"
Occupy Louisville's encampment survived the cold of winter and a tornado, but it was Louisville's annual invasion by the 1% that finally forced them inside.
The Mighty Kindness Earth Day Hootenanny will feature music, family fun, free arts and activism booths and more on April 22 and is free to attend.
"We are concerned that as we approach the end of your current term, this commitment will be further undermined by a final push to issue a set of 'midnight regulations,' with little opportunity for oversight."
“Looking back, it seems like there wasn’t anything Democrats, including the President, weren’t willing to promise in order to get this bill across the finish line. As then-Speaker Pelosi famously said, ‘We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.’”
In an effort to promote off the track Thoroughbred adoptions the Thoroughbred Horse Show Association offers owners of off the track Jockey Club Registered Thoroughbreds horse shows to give these horses valuable show experience in their second careers. These shows also highlight the versatility and athleticism of the breed to promote adoptions at facilities that work with retired racehorses in getting them adopted into new homes and second careers.
"Things should never have reached this point." So starts the public letter from a massive coalition of powerful economic and social justice organizations that is setting out to prepare 100,000 people to take part in non-violent direct action this Spring.
Local filmmaker Scott Shuffitt's documentary "Brick and Mortar and Love" played to a packed house Saturday evening.
“It was thrilling to see all these talented students enter this contest with such creativity and thoughtfulness,” said TARC Executive Director J. Barry Barker. “The 13 winners can see their artwork on the bus, and there are many others who submitted outstanding work.”
Are you thinking about going to the circus??? Read on to see why it is "The Greatest Show on Earth"