Hofstra University Alums Champion Nonprofits, Higher Education

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E. David Woycik, left, and James C. Metzger are aiding local nonprofits and higher education.
E. David Woycik, left, and James C. Metzger are aiding local nonprofits and higher education. (Cassarino Studios)
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Shave the Beard: Baldwin teacher competing to become Best Buddies champion

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A Baldwin High School special education teacher is competing to become the statewide champion for Best Buddies by promising a student a chance to shave his long beard.

Eric Jankoski, 38, of Scott, helped launch a chapter of Best Buddies – a global organization that focuses on inclusion for people with disabilities – at Baldwin High School last year. The chapter pairs students with disabilities to students without disabilities to foster friendships between the two.

Since its launch, the program has around 40 students involved, Jankoski said, and more have recently signed up. His involvement with the chapter, paired with the work he already does within the high school for students with disabilities, caught the attention Best Buddies.

β€œHe lives and breathes what Best Buddies is all about,”

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Ethiopia Loses Its “Champion of Human Rights”

There is no doubt about it; Ethiopia has lost its foremost and most reputed champion of human rights. Professor Mesfin Wolde Mariam was a champion of human rights par excellence, a man who strictly lived what he preached and introduced a new standard of human rights protection in the country. This has been seconded by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in his message of condolences to the family and people of Ethiopia in general. A man who believed in the principle that only ideas must be the determinants in any political debates or controversies, dismissing any option of violence. Freedom of thought and expression were the trademarks of the late Professor Mesfin who tireless preached these principles to anyone who headed the country’s establishment.

Ever since his acquaintance and inspiration by India’s Mahatma Ghandi’s philosophy of non violence in protests during his higher education mission in India, Professor Mesfin has always

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Jamal Hill and the Swim Up Hill Organization Champion Swim Education as Human Right through Air B&B

Jamal Hill swimmer

The crowd was filled with representatives of USA Swimming, AirBnb, LA28, LA84, Nike Swim, Procter & Gamble, Boys & Girls Club of America, City of Carson, City of Lynwood, Culver City, local businesses, nonprofits, educational institutions, as well as coaches and athletes from local high schools and colleges.
The crowd was filled with representatives of USA Swimming, AirBnb, LA28, LA84, Nike Swim, Procter & Gamble, Boys & Girls Club of America, City of Carson, City of Lynwood, Culver City, local businesses, nonprofits, educational institutions, as well as coaches and athletes from local high schools and colleges.
The crowd was filled with representatives of USA Swimming, AirBnb, LA28, LA84, Nike Swim, Procter & Gamble, Boys & Girls Club of America, City of Carson, City of Lynwood, Culver City, local businesses, nonprofits, educational institutions, as well as coaches and athletes from local high schools and colleges.

Los Angeles Aquatics

Los Angeles Aquatics Leaders and Influencers Convene for a Succinct Plan on Serving 2-4x More of the At-Risk Drowning Population Across Los Angeles County during COIVD-19 and Years to Come!
Los Angeles Aquatics Leaders and Influencers Convene for a Succinct Plan on Serving 2-4x More of the At-Risk Drowning Population Across Los Angeles County during COIVD-19 and Years to Come!
Los Angeles Aquatics Leaders and Influencers Convene for a Succinct Plan on Serving 2-4x More of the At-Risk
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