Chun-Yin Chong points to a patch on his scoutmaster uniform. It’s a rainbow rectangle with an arrow in the middle. The patch symbolizes a core tenet of the national Baden Powell Service Association: inclusivity. Chong is the scoutmaster of the 6th Woodrunners, BPSA’s Anoka-based chapter. The scouting association is “radically inclusive,” said Jessica Mohn Johnson, founder of the Duluth-based chapter, 467th Borealis. According to its mission statement, all are welcome to join, “regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, class, ability, religion (or no religion), or other differentiating factors.” Chong says the scouts aren’t trying to appropriate the symbol of the LGBT Pride movement by donning the rainbow-colored patch, but he is cognizant that LGBT people have historically been left out of scouting. For him the badge conveys a conscious effort to be open to all. An independent association with no affiliation to Boy … [Read more...] about BPSA scouting: Inclusion is at its core
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CARLSBAD Shopping mall hosts blood drive Tuesday The Shoppes at Carlsbad will host a Mobile Blood Drive with San Diego Blood Bank from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at 2525 El Camino Real in the parking lot. Donors will receive a 10 percent off meal discount coupon, courtesy of Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks. Donors must be age 17 and older; weigh at least 114 pounds and be in good health. Photo identification required. Walk in or make appointment at (800) 469-7322 or visit SanDiegoBloodBank.org ESCONDIDO Memorial Day ceremony planned A ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Oak Hill Memorial Park, 2640 Glenridge Road. Highlights include a presentation of wreaths, posting of Colors and Pledge of Allegiance led by Boy Scout troops and Girl Scout troops. The national anthem will be sung and taps will be played by 2nd U.S. Calvary Regimental Brass Band. The Frontier Army of the West will perform a rifle salute. A barbecue follows at the Veterans Memorial Building/American Legion Post … [Read more...] about Sorority marks 88th Founder’s Day
Amanda Chantal Bacon is used to seeing eyes roll when she talks about her products. (Sex Dust, as an example.) But when business is booming, who has time to care? Liz Brody Published 8:00 am CST, Thursday, February 28, 2019 Photo: Courtesy Of Moon Juice Photo: Courtesy Of Moon Juice Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Courtesy Of Moon Juice Wellness Brand Moon Juice Has Plenty of Haters -- And Its Founder Is Cool With That 1 / 1 Back to Gallery A January chill tunnels through the streets of Manhattan as Amanda Chantal Bacon walks into ABC Kitchen early for lunch with investors, shaking off Los Angeles jet lag and her most recent troll. Before she got on the plane, the … [Read more...] about Wellness Brand Moon Juice Has Plenty of Haters — And Its Founder Is Cool With That
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Technology | Girls Get Tech. They Just Need Others to Believe It. Supported by in her words New research explores how access to technology helps put girls on par with boys. ByMaya Salam Feb. 12, 2019 Welcome to In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at [email protected] “By teaching our girls to code, we’re not just preparing them to enter the work force — we’re preparing them to lead it.” — Reshma Saujani, the founder of Girls Who Cod e , a nonprofit that aims to close the gender gap in technology I have six nieces between the ages of 10 and 19, and over the years, I’ve spent many hours staring at them hunched over small screens, hypnotized by the glowing light and tapping away … [Read more...] about Girls Get Tech. They Just Need Others to Believe It.
Gov. Jared Polis announced additional members of his cabinet Wednesday, his first full day in office.Two of the four are county commissioners, and a member of outgoing Gov. John Hickenlooper's administration will continue in his position.“This cabinet is one of the most talented groups of people I’ve had the pleasure of working with,” Polis said in a statement. “I can’t wait to tackle some of Colorado’s most pressing issues with this team.”The Democrat, a former five-term member of Congress, was sworn into office Tuesday. He named a dozen incoming cabinet members in late December.His new picks:Air Force Major General Michael Loh, Colorado's adjutant general and the executive director of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, will remain in the position he has held since March 2017, Polis's office said.Responsible for overseeing the the 6,700 soldiers, airmen, state employees and volunteers in the Colorado National … [Read more...] about Polis announces four more cabinet picks