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As Ohio welcomes refugees, a nonprofit gives them a boost

Jul. 21, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hakizimana Muvunye, a refugee from Congo who lives in Cleveland, is a man doing his best. He’s the owner of Asante Landscaping but has only five clients so he also drives for Uber. “I need to take care of my family,” he said. Muvunye and his wife, Irene...

Israel aims to stop Russian move against Jewish nonprofit

Jul. 21, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Thursday said he would send a delegation to Moscow in hopes of halting a Russian order to shutter the operations of a major nonprofit organization that promotes Jewish immigration to Israel. Yair Lapid’s decision came after a...

Nonprofit: More money needed for Navajo Code Talkers Museum

Jul. 17, 2022 11:02 AM EDT

BREADSPRINGS, N.M. (AP) — Efforts continue on building a museum in Tsé Bonito that honors the Diné men who used the Navajo language to transmit secret military messages during World War II. While there have been some studies done on the land that will eventually hold the museum,...

Minors rep asks Congress to restrict MLB antitrust exemption

Jul. 07, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The executive director of the nonprofit Advocates for Minor Leaguers has recommended that Congress enact legislation nullifying Major League Baseball's antitrust exemption as it applies to minor league players. Harry Marino on Wednesday asked the Senate Judiciary...

Nonprofit helps formerly incarcerated firefighters get jobs

Jun. 02, 2022 11:42 AM EDT

For years California, Florida, Oregon, Washington, and other states have relied on incarcerated men and women to fight wildfires. They are trained to perform grueling work while earning just a few dollars, sometimes as little as $2 a day. Incarcerated workers who serve as volunteer...

NFL renews 21 grants for Inspire Change social justice push

Jun. 01, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has renewed 21 national grants worth $6.5 million as part of the league's “Inspire Change” social justice initiative. The league announced the renewals Wednesday. That brings the NFL to more than $244 million in contributions to 37 national grant...