Walking With the Wounded is working with the local council and police on projects in Gateshead to support ex-servicemen, with a focus on providing specialist support for mental health, including those who come into contact with the criminal justice system.
Prince Harry shared stories with project leaders and beneficiaries of these services in Gateshead, before attending a round table discussion on how multi-agency partnerships can support mental health provision for servicemen with complex needs, at the start of his visit today to the North East of England.
Black Panther Party Community Programs
1966 - 1982
1. Alameda County Volunteer Bureau Work Site
2. Benefit Counseling
3. Black Student Alliance
4. Child Development Center
5. Consumer Education Classes
6. Community Facility Use
7. Community Health Classes
8. East Oakland CIL (Center for Independent Living) Branch
9. Community Pantry (Free Food Program)
10. Drug/Alcohol Abuse Awareness Program
11. Drama Classes
12. Disabled Persons Services/Transportation and Attendant
13. Drill Team
14. Employment Referral Service
15. Free Ambulance Program
16. Free Breakfast for Children Programs
17. Free Busing to Prisons Program
18. Free Clothing Program
19. Free Commissary for Prisoners Program
20. Free Dental Program
21. Free Employment Program
22. Free Food Program
23. Free Film Series
24. Free Furniture Program
25. Free Health Clinics
26. Free Housing Cooperative Program
27. Food Cooperative Program
28. Free Optometry Program
29. Community Forum
30. Free Pest Control Program
31. Free Plumbing and Maintenance Program
32. Free Shoe Program
33. GED Classes
34. Geriatric Health Center
35. GYN Clinic
36. Home SAFE Visits
37. Intercommunal Youth Institute (becomes OCS by 1975)
38. Junior and High School Tutorial Program
39. Legal Aid and Education
40. Legal Clinic/Workshops
41. Laney Experimental College Extension Site
42. Legal Referral Service(s)
43. Liberation Schools
44. Martial Arts Program
45. Nutrition Classes
46. Oakland Community Learning Center
47. Outreach Preventative Care
48. Program Development
49. Pediatric Clinic
50. police patrols
51. Seniors Against a Fearful Environment
52. SAFE Club
53. Sickle Cell Anemia Research Foundation
54. Son of Man Temple (becomes Community Forum by 1976)
56. Senior Switchboard
57. The Black Panther Newspaper
58. Teen Council
59. Teen Program
60. U.C. Berkeley Students Health Program
61. V.D. Preventative Screening & Counseling
62. Visiting Nurses Program
63. WIC (Women Infants, and Children) Program
64. Youth Diversion and Probation Site
65. Youth Training and Development
The next time someone (white people and ignorant black people alike) tell you that the Black Panthers were a terrorist group/hate group, kindly ask them if the KKK ever did any of this. As long as YOU know what the panthers stood for and represented, that’s all that matters.
My mother is Jewish and my dad is a gentile. I grew up pretty religiously neutral, had some Passover Seders but then the Jewish side of my family all stopped talking to each other and that was the end of that. Never had my bat mitzvah or attended services before but I want to do both. Would I likely have to convert (reform)? I don't know anyone else in my kind of situation or even how to research this really.
From what you’re telling us, you wouldn’t need to convert assuming you have unbroken matrilineage.
Before Caitlyn Jenner, there was Christine Jorgensen.
Who was the first person to become widely known in the United States for having sex reassignment surgery. Jorgensen grew up in the Bronx, New York City. Shortly after graduating from high school in 1945, she was drafted into the U.S. Army for World War II. After her service she attended several schools, worked, and around this time heard about transitioning surgery. She traveled to Europe and in Copenhagen, Denmark, obtained special permission to undergo a series of operations starting in 1951.
She returned to the United States in the early 1950s and her transformation was the subject of a New York Daily News front page story. She became an instant celebrity, using the platform to advocate for transgender people and became known for her directness and polished wit. She also worked as an actress and nightclub entertainer and recorded several songs.
From the [CORE] Documentation and Records Bureau. Footage from Reinforcement Drone Indoctrination and Reinforcement.
This footage immediately follows Reinforcement Drone B’s witnessing of it’s partner’s <full> conversion.
Of critical importance to consider, Drone B was offered a series of choices as it was invited to facilitate the <deeper> [CORING] of its spouse - B opted to itself be [CORED] by the attendant HOSTFORM.
Drone B accepted anal sex immediately and enthusiastically before servicing attendant HOSTFORM on its knees next to its partner, Drone A. Researchers were amazed at how quickly Drone B proceeded to <accept>, even demand [CORING] procedures simply by virtue of long-term exposure to the Program through Reinforcement Drone A.
So today I just experienced a miracle from God that only a trans person could relate to!
I was attending weekly service in my college youth group. The pastor had us bow our heads and asked us if any of us would like prayer for a personal revelation of the kingdom of heaven right now. I raised my hand.
Phil Coulson was at Peggy Carter’s funeral. At the start of his career with SHIELD he was wounded and given light duty on retired director Carter’s security detail. This was before the dementia got bad and with his love of history Phil got close to her and was saddened at the news of her death and attended the service to pay his respects.
What is your opinion of what's happening with the Bishops at the Synod recently? I noticed you'd mentioned getting back into the church. Also congratulations on the bean!
I actually don’t know what you’re talking about, I’m afraid. All I’ve been doing is attending local services and reconnecting with prayer, I’m by no means up to date on anything happening in the church.
Europe the cathedrals, mosques, basilicas, etc. are often the most beautiful
buildings in the city. I am less familiar the attitudes of non-Christian places
of worship towards visitors, but you should definitely go into every cathedral
you see. They’re like little jewelry boxes.
Be respectful, first and foremost. It’s someone else’s place of worship first, and a tourist attraction second.
sure your shoulders and knees are covered. If you’re wearing a tank top or
clothing above the knee, you will be denied entrance to many churches.
you’re a woman and you’re going to be visiting any mosques (i.e. in Istanbul),
pack a scarf to wear over your hair for the visit.
are beautiful, tranquil places to sit down and have a breather away from the noise of the
city, out of the sun or rain or wind. Just be quiet and respectful.
a service in another language can be really interesting, although you should
check beforehand to make sure you’d be welcome.
late November through Christmas, there’s a Christmas market in just about every
The one in Strasbourg is the most famous, but they’re all
Drink hot mulled wine, which I think is most accurately described by the amazing mollyhall as something that “sounds terrible but it tastes like being kissed RIGHT on the mouth by dionysus. right on the mouth, i swear to god”. There’s nothing I can say that explains it any better than that.
Eat whatever the local holiday food is. Without fail it will be sweet and hot and probably a bit greasy.
Ride the winter Ferris wheel if they have one! Carpe the hell out of that Diem.
enormous number of attractions, museums, and even bars have student discounts.
Even if you’re not technically an EU student, or even a student at all, a
relatively recent-looking and not obviously expired student ID card will help you shave money off
admission fares and the like. For example, the Acropolis in Athens is free for
It’s always worth a shot.
Pretty much every city has free walking tours. The quality varies, but it’s a good way to get
oriented in a new city, learn a bit of history, hear some local jokes and
folklore, and get some context for major tourist attractions.
find them, ask at your hostel or Google it. They usually begin in public
squares or hostel lobbies, and take an hour or two.
polite to tip the guide, but if you can’t swing the €5 or so at least tell
them you appreciated it. They usually understand if you can’t afford a tip;
you’re taking a free tour, after all. You’re clearly not rolling in cash.
always worth stopping for. Follow the music. You’re on vacation and if you want to stand in one place and watch an old man play an accordion for thirty minutes, the rest of the world can be damned.
you give them money, make sure you’re not tossing out €1-2 coins
accidentally. As someone who hurled about €7 of pocket change at a startled and joyous musician my first weekend in France, this is an easy and unfortunate mistake for Americans to make.
the subject of spare change, keep all the euro pennies separate, because
they’re virtually worthless but there’s always a fountain to throw coins into
if you don’t have a head for heights, I think one of the best things to do in a
city is to find high ground. It could be a bell tower or a ferris wheel or just a
normal hill, but seeing a city from above is always beautiful, and a great way
to mentally orient yourself in a new place.