Nonprofit launches ‘World Mental Health-athon’ to promote Mental Health Awareness – Press Release

For World Mental Health Day, Rethink Mental Health Incorporated, a 501(3)c nonprofit organization, is having a ‘World Mental Health-athon’ featuring various guest speakers every hour on Instagram Live to discuss their experience with mental health issues, combat the stigma, and spread the message that it is ok to not be ok!

Oct. 10, 2020 / PRZen / LAS VEGAS — From 8am to 8pm pacific time, Rethink Mental Health Incorporated will host speakers on Instagram Live through their profile @rethinkstigma in celebration of World Mental Health Day. The guest speakers include mental health experts, advocates and writers from countries around the world, including the United States, Uruguay, South Africa and more. Featured speakers include Zara Barrie, writer of the self-help novel, ‘Girl, stop passing out in your make-up’ and Alicia Trautwein, creator of ‘The Mom Kind’ which provides guidance and support for parenting children with autism.

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Local nonprofit hopes to educate people on human trafficking, raise awareness

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – Human trafficking is a very real and scary thing, but what you need to be looking out for may not be what you think.



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Human trafficking is a very real and scary thing, but what you need to be looking out for may not be what you think.

Hope Found of Northeast Arkansas is working hard to raise awareness of the dangers of human trafficking, while also advising the signs don’t always look like we expect.

One of the biggest hurdles in educating others on trafficking is debunking the rumors that often overwhelm the fight to stop trafficking.

Co-founder of Hope Found Megan Brown says while it’s important to be aware of your surroundings and be vigilant, properly educating yourself on sex trafficking is the best way to protect yourself and others.

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RoseComm Expands Education, Non-Profit Focus With Addition of Three New Clients

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HOBOKEN, N.J., Oct. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RoseComm, an independent, boutique strategic communications firm, today announced the addition of three new clients in the education, recreational products and non-profit industries: the Council for Aid to Education (CAE), PlayPower and Reading Plus.

  • CAE, a non-profit organization, is a leading provider of performance-based authentic assessments that measure college and career readiness skills
  • PlayPower is the world’s largest commercial playground and recreational equipment manufacturer. RoseComm represented PlayPower brand Playworld from 2010 to 2016
  • Reading Plus is a research-proven online program that provides personalized intervention and instruction for students in grades 3-12, improving reading proficiency up to 2.5 grade levels in a single school year

“The COVID-19 pandemic required a dramatic shift in the way education companies do business and in

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Florida Department of Education Taps Pioneering Nonprofit to Boost Entrepreneurial Skills, Mindset for High School Students

BARRINGTON, Ill., Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Uncharted Learning, a national nonprofit committed to helping students develop resilience and problem solving skills through entrepreneurship today announced its collaboration with the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) and the Florida Association of Career and Technical Education (FACTE) as part of the state’s effort to give more students access to high-quality courses that develop entrepreneurial skills and mindsets. Through the program, FLDOE is investing $1 million in entrepreneurial education, including grants to K-12 school districts and secondary schools that want to offer entrepreneurship programs.

Uncharted Learning has been selected as one of two organizations that will share best practices for developing entrepreneurship education and training programs in K-12 schools and tips for completing the grant applications. Beginning Sept. 29, FLDOE and FACTE will host a series of webinars for school districts and Florida College System institutions interested in submitting grant applications.

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Nonprofit tackles challenges of special needs education amid pandemic

A new approach to teaching students with special needs is taking shape as students around the country return to some form of schooling. With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing unique challenges already, experts fear children that need more intensive educational support are in danger of being left behind.



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“He doesn’t have much receptive language. And he was starting to understand small things,” New York mother Kristen Teodoro told CBS News’ Jamie Wax. “He was starting to want to participate in group activities, which he’d never really wanted to do. And then COVID happened.”

Teodoro, whose 5-year-old son Hudson is on the autism spectrum, turned her concern into action and founded Hudson’s Helping Hands.” The nonprofit offers support to children with special needs by encouraging socialization and engagement within a group setting. For health and safety, temperature checks are performed at the entrance, all parents are required to

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Nonprofit aims to help special needs students disrupted by COVID-19 “earthquake”

A new approach to teaching students with special needs is taking shape as students around the country return to some form of schooling. With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing unique challenges already, experts fear children that need more intensive educational support are in danger of being left behind.

“He doesn’t have much receptive language. And he was starting to understand small things,” New York mother Kristen Teodoro told CBS News’ Jamie Wax. “He was starting to want to participate in group activities, which he’d never really wanted to do. And then COVID happened.”

Teodoro, whose 5-year-old son Hudson is on the autism spectrum, turned her concern into action and founded Hudson’s Helping Hands.” The nonprofit offers support to children with special needs by encouraging socialization and engagement within a group setting. For health and safety, temperature checks are performed at the entrance, all parents are required to wear masks and group

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Greenwich nonprofit offers grants to help special education families


GREENWICH — A Greenwich-based legal services nonprofit is accepting applications for grants to provide families of special education students with access to qualified attorneys.

The Special Education Legal Fund Inc. announced Monday that it would award grants of up to $5,000 for qualified families living in Connecticut or Westchester County, N.Y., for its Legal Assistance Program.


“Special Education Legal Fund (S.E.L.F.) provides resources and knowledge to families in need to promote full advocacy for children in the special education system,” a statement from the group said.

“Although a free and appropriate public education is a right guaranteed to all students under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the realities of special education in the U.S. can be quite different,” the group says on

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