Notations On Our World (Special Weekly Edition): On #MotherEarth

 As a new week starts in our World, our team chose an image that reflects the profound state of Affairs in Our World as the Glaciers have changed over the past 100 years:   We also present a true sense of the realities as our World deals with this change courtesy the team at the Visual Capitalist--our team will be assessing it consistently:  

Notations From the Grid (Weekly Edition): #RandomThoughts For the Week-End

  New Collection Documents Challenges Healthcare Workers Faced as Pandemic Evolved The Library of Congress has acquired audio diaries featuring more than 200 frontline healthcare workers in the fight against COVID-19, a collection that provides first-hand testimonies from hospitals and communities across the country as the public health crisis unfolded. The audio library was donated by The Nocturnists, a San Francisco-based independent medical storytelling community and podcast. Click here for more information . PASSAGE OF THE WEEK: "The people you respect and admire? The people who seem to be so self-aware, so in touch with themselves? The chances that they keep a  journaling practice  is nearly a guarantee. Not only because the list of known journalers throughout history is comically long—Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Virginia Woolf, Joan Didion, John Steinbeck, Sylvia Plath, Ana├»s Nin, Martina Navratilova, and Ben Franklin—just to name a few, but because it’s imposs

On the Week That Was Courtesy @FEMA

  FEMA COVID-19 Update   Key Messages The Biden-Harris Administration has launched a national public education campaign,  We Can Do This , to help Americans make informed decisions about COVID-19 vaccines to protect themselves and their communities. This campaign will run from June 4 to July 4 and involves a whole-of-government response. All 10 FEMA regions and headquarters will work with state, local, tribal, territorial and the District of Columbia emergency managers and stakeholders to support this campaign. Working with state governments, FEMA will continue to provide federal support to community vaccination centers, including supplemental vaccine allocation to 11 pilot sites. There are 11 active or temporarily closed federal community vaccination center pilot sites and 88 mobile pop-up sites receiving supplemental vaccine allocations and other federal support. Additionally, there are three federal community vaccination center pilot sites that are receiving federal personnel suppor

Week-End Vibes: ARNON ft. Sardi - E Pash Une Djallin

We are celebrating the launch of "Vibes" throughout our platforms.  Please enjoy this selection.

On this #MemorialDay2021: Remembering

  A little history about Memorial Day.      Memorial Day was first observed in May 1868. First called Decoration Day Major Gen John A. Logan declared that this day should be observed on May 30 th   as a time for the nation to “decorate” the graves of those that gave their lives in the Civil War.  The first observance was held that same year at the Arlington National Cemetery.    Memorial Day is the day for the national remembrance of all those who died serving the United State of America. Let us remember all those who gave up their comforts of home to protect our country and who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Thank you for your service.   

View of the Week (M-End Edition): On the Prowl with Health Security Headlines

We present this courtesy to the team at Johns Hopkins as we wish all in the United States a safe Memorial Day weekend as we honor all who served and all who paid the ultimate price. Center for Health Security New from the Center  School Ventilation: A Vital Tool to Reduce COVID-19 Spread Many kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) schools in the United States do not have good ventilation. This is a longstanding problem with demonstrably negative effects on student learning. We can and should act to fix this to ensure good indoor air quality for all students, educators, and school staff. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is even more important that ventilation problems in K-12 schools be addressed now. Along with other mitigation measures, improvements in ventilation in K-12 schools can decrease the risk of SARS-CoV-2 spread. COVID-19 Clinical Practice   Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children is Driven by Zonulin-dependent Loss of Gut Mucosal Barrier  ( JCI ) Weeks after SARS-CoV-

Honoring Nasrin Soutodeh: An Outsider Special

   Our team hereby presents the following throughout all our platforms to give voice to two leading human rights activists in the World: Nasrin Sotoudeh will turn 58 on May 30th, in Qarchak prison. Join us to honor Nasrin's birthday and her global impact as an advocate for human rights.  May 27, 1 pm EDT Amnesty International USA, PEN America, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights  and the filmmakers of  NASRIN  film have come together to present a special virtual event to present personal writings from at-risk female human rights activists from around the world. The event is FREE and you are invited to attend.  RSVP HERE Introduction by Amnesty International USA Executive Director  Paul O’Brien . Moderated by journalist  Sarah Chayes . Young activists will read excerpts of writing by women who have been imprisoned for their work, including attorney  Nasrin Sotoudeh , Saudi women's rights activist  Loujain al-Hathloul , Ugandan poet  Stella Nyanzi , Vietnamese writer  Pham Doan Trang