• The basics about human movement, refugees and refugee law
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    The basics about human movement, refugees and refugee law

    Ever since the first humans appeared, there has been a natural movement of people. Over the past millennia, people have moved vast distances for all kinds of reasons. From persecution to war; from earthquakes and floods to famine, or simply driven by curiosity about other peoples and locations. Of course, in the past, travel was slow and there were great risks, nonetheless people continued to move. We always have. We always will. It’s what we humans do. Even, at a time of fast, convenient and affordable global travel, it can still be extremely difficult for people to flee conflict, persecution, and hardship. In the past few years, record numbers of…

  • Am I An Autism Advocate?
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    Am I An Autism Advocate?

    Hi, my name is Stephanie and today I wanted to talk to you about autism advocacy. Really quickly … One, I didn’t address my last wig, but like, this one, this one, you can’t see it all, but it’s like, got at all the pastels and the rainbowy colors that I obviously would never manage to probably even get my hair to. So, it’s just, I got excited about it and then I have my merch: autism isn’t a dirty word. Finally came in. I posted about it online before you’re gonna see this. Anyway, if you want this hoodie or other designs in other formats, doesn’t have to be…

  • Free help for debt lawsuits: BYU Law creates SoloSuit
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    Free help for debt lawsuits: BYU Law creates SoloSuit

    in the last five years in Utah, 330,000 debt collection cases have been filed. Of all those people who were sued, 98.5 percent of those people did not hire an attorney, and 80 percent of those people never filed an answer with the court. If you don’t respond to the lawsuit within 21 days then you automatically lose the case. What our class did is we developed software, and the website is called solosuit.com, and anybody can go online and access it for free. Solo suit is kind of like TurboTax in the sense that you don’t have to have a law degree to use Solosuit. You basically just go…

  • INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI: Should Hawaiʻi Increase Regulations on Vaping? | Program
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    INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI: Should Hawaiʻi Increase Regulations on Vaping? | Program

    STATE LAWMAKERS SEE ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES AS THREAT TO PUBLIC HEALTH ESPECIALLY AMONG YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS. THEY WANT TO INCLUDE ESMOKING DEVICES IN THE DEFINITION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, BAN THE SALE OF FLAVORED PRODUCTS INCLUDING MINT AND MENTHOL. AND USE MONEY FROM FEE AND TAX HIKES FOR EDUCATION AND PREVENTION. SHOULD HAWAIʻI INCREASE REGULATIONS ON VAPING? TONIGHT’S LIVE BROADCAST AND LIVESTREAM OF INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI START NOW. [INTRO MUSIC] ALOHA AND WELCOME TO INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI…I’M DARYL HUFF. FIVE MONTHS AGO ON THIS PROGRAM WE ASKED WHAT ROLE GOVERNMENT SHOULD PLAY IN REGULATING VAPING DEVICES OR E-CIGARETTES. THAT WAS JUST AS HEALTH OFFICIALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY WERE INVESTIGATING…

  • In-Laws Play Truth or Drink (Kalani & Julian) | Truth or Drink | Cut
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    In-Laws Play Truth or Drink (Kalani & Julian) | Truth or Drink | Cut

    – Have you ever had sex in my house? – I knew this question was gonna come up. – You’ve had sex in my house? – I’m Kalani and this is the mother of the love of my life, Julian. You want me to start. Oh god. (laughing) Do you think I take good enough care of your son? – I do. – What? Why are you laughing? – What if I said… – Uh huh, what are you drawing? – A heart. What if I… (laughs) You’re gonna break my heart. It seems like he does a lot of chores. (laughs) – He tells you this. He does. –…

  • One Dev Question | Why should I make apps accessible?
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    One Dev Question | Why should I make apps accessible?

    [MUSIC] Why should I make accessible apps? There’s a lot of people with disabilities around the world. You have people with intellectual disabilities, neural development disabilities, autism but also people with auditory disabilities, and vision disabilities, and the people are linked to community to the use of big apps, and by example, my focus on the DDSoft is focusing on people with neural development disability and autism. If you can think that there’s a lot of information on paper this time, information about a life, with apps you can immediate translate it information to information that they understand. As I said, by example, in an organization there is a menu…

  • Jonathan Advocates for College
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    Jonathan Advocates for College

    When I was younger I was never told to think about college. I was too low functioning. But I still wanted to go to college! So I told my family that I wanted to go to college! It wasn’t easy. and it took a lot of work. Now I am a student at Mass Bay Community College! So, make your dreams come true And Think College! For information about college for people with intellectual disabilities visit think college dot net

  • Advocate for social justice, freedom of movement and children’s rights #351 Ilona
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    Advocate for social justice, freedom of movement and children’s rights #351 Ilona

    I worked for a comms agency that’s worked with the European Delegation as Slovenia was preparing to join the EU. We had a referendum of our own and it was the vast majority of people, I think about 89%, voted to join the EU. And so I really grew to believe in the dream of why Europe had been set up, or the European Union had come about as a way of integrating countries. I came to London originally to study, I did Social Psychology, and I was interested in a career in a social justice organisation, particularly working with children and young people. We’re doing a lot at the…

  • Self-Advocates of Indiana: Our Voice Counts
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    Self-Advocates of Indiana: Our Voice Counts

    >>Raymond: Well I think a lot of people with disabilities they’ve had different experiences. Really, I tell people I’m 53 years old and most of the people I know that are 53 years old they don’t live with their dad and I live with my dad and they’ve been married. They might even be grandparents. I know people younger than me that are grandparents. I’ve really only had one job my whole life and they’ve maybe had several jobs. Really they’re use to talking about a whole mess of people in their lives and I’m use to talking about just a few people in my life.>>Narrator: Self-Advocates of Indiana (SAI)…

  • January Is Human Trafficking Awareness Month
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    January Is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

    FOR DENNIS WEIMANN. THANKS FOR JOINING US TONIGHT. JANUARY IS MORE THAN JUST THE BEGINNING OF THE NEW YEAR, IT’S ALSO HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS MONTH. IT IS ESTIMATED THAT UP TO 40.3 MILLION PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD ARE BEING TRAFFICKED. MINNESOTA HAS A SAFE HARBOR LAW WHICH GIVES PROTECTION AND SERVICES TO PEOPLE WHO ARE BEING TRAFFICKED. OUR MALAAK KHATTAB JOINS US NOW IN THE STUDIO TO TELL MORE ABOUT HUMAN EXPLOITATION AND TRAFFICKING.>>THANK YOU, JOSH. I SPOKE WITH ONE OF THE ADVOCATE AT A SEXUAL VIOLENCE RESOURCE CENTER IN BEMIDJI AND SHE TELLS ME HOW PREVALENT HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS IN OUR COMMUNITY AND HOW THE PUBLIC VIEWS IT.>>EVE LAVRENZ…