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The Lebanon County Branch of the NAACP and the Annville Town Square Protesters for Racial Justice have announced a joint protest action and rally from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25 in the Annville, PA, Town Square to mourn and remember the victims of the Buffalo Race Massacre and to condemn White supremacy and the poisonous “Great Replacement Theory” that inspired the gunman and that is being promoted by so many extremists right-wing pundits and politicians.
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Pittsburgh, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier today joined lawmakers and employees of Bar Marco in downtown Pittsburgh to call for an end to the exploitation of workers currently allowed by the commonwealth’s embarrassingly low minimum wage of $7.25 an hour, and to highlight Governor Wolf’s minimum wage proposal that stands to benefit thousands of Pennsylvanians and their families.
Through the We Are Lebanon, PA. platform Erik Soulliard had an interview with Mike Kocher, Vice President of Communications at Align Life Ministries. The interview seeks to take a deeper look into the topic of abortion that goes beyond politics and focuses on the lives of individuals who are affected by the change that this could bring to families in Pennsylvania and Nationwide.
Threshold and Kapel Group are excited to present a new mural in historic downtown Lebanon by internationally renowned artist BK FOXX. The New York based artist, famous for her striking photorealistic scenes and portraits, creates unique and meaningful works of art tailored to their specific physical, cultural, and geographic contexts.
One of the ways I’ve coped with the COVID-19 pandemic is by looking for the few-and-far-between “silver linings” that have resulted from the event. One such potential silver lining is a lessening of the stigma associated with mental health challenges. Stigma has long plagued seeking, getting access to, and receiving services to help with mental health challenges – everything from seeking short-term counseling for temporarily increased levels of stress and distress to psychiatric treatment for mental health disorders like mood disorders (including depression), anxiety disorders, and addiction.
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The primary staple of Amanda Waldman's platform is a people-centric approach. She said that as a community member, she does not feel as though she (or the people around her) currently have a "seat at the table" or are actively made part of the conversation.
The Harrisburg legislature is broken! We, the taxpayers, pay our legislators $21 Million in salary alone, not including vacation pay, health insurance, committee pay, per diems, office expenses and retirement and get almost nothing in the way of legislative return. In total, we are spending approximately $50 Million dollars annually for a handful of bills that are passed into law.