Coalition marches on Wendy’s HQ for
One other potential CIW target is the Ohio-based Kroger
By Kevin Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
Columbus, April 14, 2014: An estimated 800 people
participated in a two-mile march to the suburban Columbus
corporate headquarters of the Wendy’s fast food restaurant
chain last month, demanding that the corporate CEO sign an
agreement promising better wages and working conditions for
migrant farm workers.
Green Science Week is a priority of Imagination Station,
United Way, others
On April 21,
2014, Imagination Station and United Way of
Greater Toledo announced a partnership to kick off
Green Science Week (April 22 – 27) by showcasing how to
create a successful community garden and how to repurpose
materials to create urban-gardening planters. Earth Day
is also slated this year for April 22th.
Latino TPS seniors to receive college scholarships
Several Latino teens are among 45 Toledo Public Schools (TPS)
high school seniors who will receive college scholarships at
next month’s annual Salute to Scholars event [May 14,
READY TO READ
By Rhonda B.
Library Media Relations Coordinator
County Public Library and the Library Legacy Foundation (LLF)
are proud to announce the debut of a Ready to Read
initiative and specialty van, funded by the first phase of a
$2.2 million LLF ongoing campaign titled “Planting a Seed to
Cleveland Foundation announces three new members of the
Board of Directors
CLEVELAND (April 14, 2014) – The Cleveland Foundation today
announced the appointment of three new members to its Board
of Directors: Teresa Metcalf Beasley, partner at
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP; Jenniffer D. Deckard,
President & CEO of Fairmount Minerals, Ltd.; and Bernie
Moreno, President of The Collection Auto Group.
Invitan a celebrar el Día del Niño,
Día de los Libros el próximo 26 de abril
Por: Isabel Flores, Corresponsal La Prensa
El Consulado de México en Detroit, Vistas
Nuevas Head Start, una división de Matrix Human Services, y
más de 25 organizaciones comunitarias invitan al Octavo
Festival Anual Día de los Niños-Día de los Libros que se
llevará a cabo el próximo sábado 26 de Abril en el parque
Clark, localizado entre las calles de
Vernor St. y Clark St.
Area Office on Aging, WGTE and
partners seek solutions to end Senior Hunger
Seeking Solutions to Senior Hunger,
a collaborative effort of the Area Office on Aging, WGTE
Public Media and its community partners, launches on
Thursday, April 24, 2014 with a live Town Hall at 8:00 p.m.
on WGTE TV.
On Saturday, April 26, 2014,
hundreds of people from throughout Northwest Ohio will
gather at University of Toledo Scott Park Campus auditorium,
for Toledo’s 20th Annual Take Back the Night event.
The Toledo Fair Housing Center (TFHC)
is hosting its annual Spirit of Fair Housing Awards
Luncheon on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at
Noon, at the Toledo Club.
The purpose of the event is twofold—1) to celebrate Fair
Housing Month and the vital work that advocates have
undertaken to further fair housing; and 2) this is a call to
action for communities to build upon the progress we’ve made
in fostering inclusive and stable communities of choice.
Happy Belated Birthday
Angelica Rodríguez ~ April 23
Sonia Aguilar Treviño ~ April 23
Rosalinda Moreno ~ April 23
Angelica Pecina ~ April 24
Renee Guerrero ~ April 24
Vanessa Mendoza ~ April 25
Lucy Días ~ April 25
Leandra Flores ~ April 25
Sonia M. Pecina ~ April 26
Veronica Ruiz ~ April 27
Amanda Bocanegra ~ April 27
Jesús López ~ April 27
Gumecindo Rocha ~ April 27
Lazaro Antonio Loredo ~ April 28
Carlos Oviedo ~ April 28
Rachel Jakubiak ~ April 29
Carol Medina ~ April 29
Michael & Crystal Pecina
Lilly Ledbetter to
be Keynote for Annual Access to Justice Awards Dinner
activist Lilly Ledbetter, namesake of a federal
act that addresses equal pay for women, will be the keynote
speaker at the 2014 Access to Justice Awards Dinner at
The Pinnacle at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
The Access to Justice Awards are presented by
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), Legal Aid of
Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO), and the Toledo Bar Association
Pro Bono Legal Services Program.
THERE IS SOMETHING NEW FOR CUYAHOGA
COUNTY VOTERS WHO CAST THEIR BALLOTS BY MAIL
The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections
has begun including an “I Voted by Mail” lapel sticker with ballots that
are sent to voters for the May 6th, 2014 Primary Election. The round
red, white, and blue sticker will allow voters to show everyone that they have
done their civic duty by casting a ballot.
NUEVO PARA LOS ELECTORES DEL CONDADO DE CUYAHOGA
Rib-Off to rock the end of summer
The 31st Annual
Northwest Ohio Rib-Off, presented by The Blade, will take place August 7, 8,
9 and 10, 2014 at the Lucas County Fairgrounds in Maumee, Ohio.