January 29, 2021 Eight candidates in the heavily crowded race for New York City mayor traded views this week on the critical issues facing the nation’s largest school system, from pandemic-driven learning loss to desegregation. The forum, presented by Advocates for Children, which works to advance the interests of NewContinue Reading

Boulder may choose to put more resources toward managing encampments of people experiencing homelessness. Boulder City Council on Tuesday will decide how it wants to proceed after a presentation from the Boulder Police, Housing and Human Services and other city departments. The discussion, which the city is calling “maintaining safeContinue Reading

To help support and celebrate its vendors through the holidays, Street Roots published its “Holiday Zine: Survival,” featuring vendor poetry, essays, and artwork. PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland nonprofit Street Roots has been innovating ways to support the city’s most vulnerable citizens during the pandemic and approaching winter months. StreetContinue Reading

GARDEN AGLOW TRANSFORMS IDAHO BOTANICAL GARDEN INTO TWINKLING WONDERLAND BOISE — The 24th season of Winter Garden aGlow will transform the Idaho Botanical Garden into a twinkling wonderland. Tickets are on sale now for the event, which runs Wednesdays through Sundays, Nov. 26 until Dec. 27. Guests can peek intoContinue Reading

Christy’s Cause founder, Christy Ivie. COURTESY PHOTO Christy’s Cause, a nonprofit working to eradicate child sex trafficking and exploitation through education, public awareness, restoration projects and justice initiatives, announced the release of a new six-episode series focusing on sex trafficking and exploitation. Christy’s Cause founder, Christy Ivie, and her guestsContinue Reading