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Funeral services held for Michael Brown draws thousands

Aug. 27, 2014 - Thousands of mourners gathered at a St. Louis church Monday to pay respects to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old teenager who was shot by a police officer two weeks ago in Ferguson, Missouri, sparking more than a week of violent protest. Read more at thegrio.com.

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Primary Election: Polls now open

August 26, 2014 - All voters in Florida can vote in the primary election today. But, since Florida is a closed primary state, only those registered with a major party (Democrats and Republicans) can vote for candidates of the same party (Democrats and Republicans).   Read more at wtsp.com.

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St. Petersburg Free Clinic program faces allegations of racism

August 22, 2014 - The St. Petersburg Free Clinic, highly regarded for its decades of work with the poor, is being accused of racism at its shelter for homeless women.

Several African-American women have accused the director of the clinic's 20-bed Women's Residence of giving preferential treatment to white women. They say black residents are forced to leave before they can support themselves, and white residents aren't held to the same standards. Black residents are forced to get jobs, they said, while white residents can simply pursue more education. Read more at tampabay.com.

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Events

Recruitment Event AARP Foundation

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Location: CareerSource Tampa Bay Center, Conference Room #1, 9215 N. Florida Ave., Suite 101 in Tampa

Contact: phone: Llera-Pearsalll@careersourcetampabay.com

Tampa Career Center will be conducting an On-Site Recruitment Event for AARP Foundation.  The employer will be conducting interviews for their Security Guard position.  Additional important information to determine suitable candidate: Age 55 or older, Unemployed, Resident of Hillsborough County and  Meet Income Guidelines (Low Income)

Category: Business Events

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HR Block Bilingual Job Fair

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Location: H&R Block Hudson, 12111 US 19 N in Bayonet Point

Hiring: BIlinguals, Vets, Retiree's, Students and those that may be looking for a 2nd job! 
Job Fair: 3:30-5:30 PM.  Stay for BUSINESS NETWOKING: 5-6:30 PM.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please email: Jolie Gonzalez-Padilla - Jolie@Latin-Times.com - Subject line: Bilingual Job Applicant

Category: General

Ready, Set, Sell to the Federal Government

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Location: 13805 58th Street N. Suite 1-200 in Clearwater

Contact: FSBDC at Pinellas County Economic Development | phone: (727) 453-7200

The Florida SBDC Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will provide information on how to register with the Federal Government, how to locate federal opportunities and the steps necessary to obtain federal certifications, and so much more!  Click here to register.

Category: Business Events

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