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Hope Community Resources planning for major expansion

...including yoga, the mats for which are piled high in the office of Kenai Peninsula Director of Community Support Holly Scott. Advocacy for the expansion began three years ago, Scott said. The number of clients served every year has increased by 11 percent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-11/hope-community-resources-planning-fo
News
League of Women Voters to host forum

...government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy."Information submitted by Etta Mae Near of the League of Women Voters of the Central Kenai Peninsula.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-09/league-of-women-voters-to-host-forum
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...The genetics say this is the horse that originated here and was brought back here," he said.In June, two wildlife advocacy groups petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to have the horse listed under the Endangered Species Act because of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-31
Outdoors
Setnet initiative inappropriate for fish regs

...Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance, a relatively new group formed by several members of another prominent sportfishing advocacy group - the Kenai River Sportfishing Association. It would allow voters to decide at the ballot box whether to ban setnets...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-31
Letters
We can reap benefits from state elders' knowledge if we listen

...communities around the state. It's been a difficult year for leaders in the Native community, as many who played foundational advocacy roles are now of an age that their numbers are dwindling. Mr. Wright joined education leader Bernice Joseph, who died in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-29/we-can-reap-benefits-from-state-e
Opinion
House chairman: $3.7B border request 'too much'

...it will work," Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Friday in a speech in Louisville. Democrats and advocacy groups say such a change would put the kids in jeopardy. "We will oppose this link even if it means the funding bill goes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-12/house-chairman-37b-border-request-to
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Mentally ill people must be treated, like it or not

...bipolar disorder are more likely to commit violent crimes. Mixed with alcohol, the propensity is far greater. The Treatment Advocacy Center cites a Canadian study that said there was "no doubt" about the relation "between psychosis and violence" and noted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-03/mentally-ill-people-must-be-treat
Opinion
Inletkeeper to test Cook Inlet water for Fukushima radiation

...crowdsourced funding project to test water in the lower Cook Inlet for radiation. Cook Inletkeeper, a nonprofit environmental advocacy organization, launched a CrowdRise project to raise $3,000 for the testing efforts primarily to allay fears that local...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-01/environmental-organization-launches-
News
Mental illness facts need to be known

...illness, thankfully, have changed dramatically through the decades, thanks to mental health departments, not-for-profit advocacy organizations and the successful treatment stories shared by patients.Most people understand there is no shame in mental...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-27/mental-illness-facts-need-to-be-know
News

...help us," said Mariusz Kurc, the editor of a Polish gay advocacy magazine, Replika, which has received some U.S. funding...gay rights activists, hosting events and supporting local advocacy work. The State Department has since spent $12 million on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/vanessa-gera/2014-06-28

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