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The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today announced a global boycott of the Hershey Company and its products. AHF has spearheaded a series of protests across the country and the globe during the second largest holiday for candy sales worldwide to encourage the public to join a global boycott of the Hershey Company after the candy company’s Milton Hershey School rejected a 13-year-old boy due to his HIV-positive status.
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VH1 today announced VH1 Rocks Docs will recognize the 20th anniversary of the L.A. Riots with “UPRISING: Hip Hop and the L.A. Riots.”
It’s been 20 years since the L.A. Riots, the four days of unrest, looting and rage that paralyzed Los Angeles and sent racial shockwaves throughout the country. After decades of racial tension in South Central Los Angeles, VH1’s Emmy Award-winning VH1 Rock Docs explores the connection between the violence manifested on the streets during the 1992 riots and the rage expressed in Hip Hop.
Continue reading on Examiner.com VH1 to recognize 20th anniversary of the L.A. Riots – National Pop culture trends | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/pop-culture-trends-in-national/vh1-to-recognize-20th-anniversary-of-the-l-a-riots#ixzz1rDJ1oSRD
The FBI and the Philadelphia Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to locate and identify subjects responsible for two separate bank robberies. Both robberies took place in Philadelphia. The first robbery occurred on Tuesday, April 3 at the Beneficial Bank on Chew Avenue and the second occurred on Wednesday, April 4 at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 700 Adams Avenue.
Continue reading on Examiner.com Law enforcement seeks public’s help in two bank robberies – Harrisburg Headlines | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/headlines-in-harrisburg/law-enforcement-seeks-public-s-help-two-bank-robberies#ixzz1rDFPdPoD
WHEREAS, financial education is essential to ensure that Pennsylvanians of all ages are prepared to manage money, credit, investments and debt; and
WHEREAS, increasing the financial literacy of Pennsylvanians can improve the quality of their lives, provide them with skills for success, as well as strengthen the commonwealth’s economy; and
WHEREAS, the Department of Banking, through its moneysbestfriend.com website, provides consumers with a trusted source of information about personal money management issues and connections to local financial education resources, and through its Consumer Services outreach, assists thousands of Pennsylvanians each year make informed decisions on financial matters; and
WHEREAS, the Pennsylvania Securities Commission promotes wise and safe investing through its investor education and entrepreneur education programs; and
WHEREAS, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency supports financial education for home owners, home buyers and home renters, and offers programs to assist community-based organizations provide financial education to individuals and families across the commonwealth; and
WHEREAS, many Pennsylvania banks will participate in “Teach Children to Save Day” on April 24 and credit unions will participate in “National Credit Union Youth Week,” which will be celebrated from April 22-28, during which financial professionals will visit schools and teach young people basic principles of saving and spending; and
WHEREAS, the Pennsylvania Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, is working to improve financial education in kindergarten through twelfth grade.
THEREFORE, in special recognition of the importance of affordable, accessible, high-quality financial education, I, Tom Corbett, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, do hereby proclaim April 2012 FINANCIAL EDUCATION MONTH in Pennsylvania and encourage all citizens, parents, teachers, community leaders, and others to seek ways to improve their own personal finance habits.