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Dec 27, 2012, 13:02 ET 32nd Anniversary Renaissance Weekend Convenes for New Year's in Charleston

Renaissance Weekend, the non-partisan retreat founded in 1981 to build bridges among innovative leaders from diverse fields, tomorrow brings 1,200...


Dec 26, 2012, 17:29 ET United Way of Western Connecticut Announces Update on Response to Sandy Hook Tragedy

 United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) today announced an update on the Sandy Hook School Support Fund, a charitable fund established...


Dec 21, 2012, 18:28 ET National Empowerment Center (NEC) Calls for Peer-Delivered Community Services Instead of More Forced Treatment

 In the wake of the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, there are calls for improved mental health services. Dr. Daniel Fisher,...


Dec 21, 2012, 17:29 ET Newtown Tragedy: NAMI Condemns NRA Position as "Outrageous and Wrong"

Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued the following statement. "The...


Dec 21, 2012, 15:33 ET The Taunton Press Establishes Newtown Children and Families Fund in Wake of Sandy Hook Tragedy

 Last Friday's tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut shocked the nation.  Here at The Taunton Press, the...


Dec 21, 2012, 14:48 ET Statement By U.S. Conference of Mayors President And Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter In Response To NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre's Statement In NRA Press Conference

 U.S. Conference of Mayors President Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter today issued the following statement after the NRA's...


Dec 21, 2012, 14:21 ET NRA Tone Deaf In Ignoring the Issue of Gun Violence

 The following statement is from John DeStefano, former President of The National League of Cities, Mayor, New Haven, CT, released the...


Dec 21, 2012, 13:46 ET Statement Of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg On National Rifle Association Press Conference

 The following is a statement by Mayor Michael Bloomberg: "The NRA's Washington leadership has long been out of step with its members, and...


Dec 21, 2012, 13:46 ET Statement Of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg On National Rifle Association Press Conference

 The following is a statement by Mayor Michael Bloomberg: "The NRA's Washington leadership has long been out of step with its members, and...


Dec 21, 2012, 13:34 ET Statement from Marian Wright Edelman, president of the Children's Defense Fund

Response to National Rifle Association Proposal to Put Armed Police in Every School  "The predictably disgusting recommendation by the...