Seeing is believing if you want to succeed

first_imgVisualise what it’s like to hear the crowd and your team-mates celebrating victoryIf you visualise what it feels like to win, it becomes a reality to you and your mind shifts its perception of what is possible and enhances your performance. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Ronan O’Gara drops the winning goalHow to program your mind for mental fitness to make your dreams come trueA LEADING brain training coach has explained how the power of the mind inspired hero Ronan O’Gara to kick Ireland to Grand Slam success for the first time since 1948.The man who scored the winning drop-goal in March’s Six Nations decider with Wales used the same brain training methods that inspired Team GB at last year’s Olympics. And Sonia Saxton, one of Europe’s leading experts in the techniques, has revealed how imagery and the power of visualisation can help players at all levels to improve their game.Britain secured a record medal haul in Beijing after competitors learned how to imagine what winning was like. O’Gara used the same techniques to visualise a successful kick in the vital seconds leading up to his late drop-goal in Cardiff.The technique – a form of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) – has been successfully used to inspire success in America and Russia for decades. Saxton is an international NLP expert and trainer, whose business, Saxton Partners, runs NLP courses that inspire people to achieve in sport and business, and to communicate better as a team.“The Irish rugby team have always had ability, but they didn’t truly believe they could win,” she says. “The Grand Slam is proof that Ronan and the rest of the squad now have that belief.“If you don’t know how to train this way, you don’t know how to achieve.”center_img O’Gara (pictured, watching the ball fly between the posts) vividly recalls the build-up to the drop-goal which clinched the 17-15 win. “I was roaring for the ball for 30, 40, 50 seconds,” he says. “I was very confident.“I had my imagery done. I’d visualised the kick going over and had my point picked out. I took the ball about 15 yards from Peter Stringer and the Welsh got a running start, so I had to concentrate on getting the ball up rather than driving through like a normal drop-kick. It flew ugly, but it flew straight and I was delighted to see it go over.”Key Points:Create a mental picture of yourself crossing the try-line or landing the winning kicklast_img read more

L’évêque primat Michael Curry prêche au Hutto Detention Center

first_img Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Shreveport, LA The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Press Release Service General Convention, Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Comments (1) This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Featured Events Rector Albany, NY Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Submit a Job Listing Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Comments are closed. An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Submit an Event Listing TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Smithfield, NC Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Susan Bravo says: In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Submit a Press Release Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Collierville, TN Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Vous trouverez l’enregistrement vidéo sur : https://episcopalchurch.wistia.com/medias/ivbyseq3x6Au nom du Père, du Fils et du Saint-Esprit, seul et même Dieu aimant, libérateur et dispensateur de vie, amen !Avant de vous faire part de quelques réflexions, je tiens à remercier… Vous êtes tous en plein soleil, alors il n’y aura pas beaucoup de remerciements, croyez-moi. Je tiens à remercier tous ceux qui ont rendu ce rassemblement possible, Megan, l’évêque DeDe, Winnie et tous ceux qui y ont contribué, tout spécialement cette communauté, ceux qui ont contribué à obtenir les autorisations nous permettant de témoigner par la prière et par la foi, dans le respect et l’ordre. Je tiens enfin à remercier M. le Maire et M. le Maire suppléant qui sont venus nous accueillir.Permettez-moi de dire que nous ne venons pas dans un esprit de haine. Nous ne venons pas dans un esprit sectaire. Nous ne venons pas pour nous attaquer à quelqu’un. Nous venons pour élever chacun. Nous venons dans un esprit d’amour. Nous venons dans un esprit d’amour car nous suivons Jésus. Or Jésus nous a enseigné l’amour. Aime le Seigneur ton Dieu, et aime ton prochain. Aime ton prochain libéral. Aime ton prochain conservateur. Aime ton prochain démocrate. Aime ton prochain républicain. Aime ton prochain indépendant. Aime ton prochain que tu n’apprécies pas. Aime ce prochain avec lequel tu n’es pas d’accord. Aime ton prochain qui est chrétien. Aime ton prochain qui est musulman. Aime ton prochain qui est juif. Aime ton prochain qui est palestinien. Aime ton prochain qui est israélien. Aime ton prochain qui est réfugié. Aime ton prochain qui est immigrant. Aime ton prochain qui est gardien de prison. Aime ton prochain !Nous venons dans un esprit d’amour, d’amour. Je considère que l’amour de Dieu et l’amour de notre prochain que Jésus nous a enseignés constituent le noyau et le cœur de ce que signifie suivre Jésus-Christ. Nous devons être ceux qui régénèrent le christianisme, nous écartant de ses pratiques courantes et de la façon dont il est souvent perçu et représenté, pour suivre un modèle de christianisme qui s’inspire de Jésus ! Jésus a dit d’aimer Dieu et d’aimer notre prochain. Nous venons dans un esprit d’amour. C’est le noyau de notre foi. C’en est le cœur. Nous venons parce que nous sommes chrétiens et que le chemin de l’amour nous appelle à l’action humanitaire. Il nous incite à prendre soin de ceux qui n’ont personne pour prendre soin d’eux. Nous venons parce que nous ne pouvons pas croire qu’une grande nation comme celle-ci sépare des enfants de leurs familles. Nous venons parce que nous croyons que cette nation conçue dans la liberté a été fondée sur le principe que tous les hommes naissent égaux. Nous croyons que nous devons rappeler à cette nation, l’Amérique, quelle est son âme véritable ! Nous sommes ici parce que nous aimons cette nation Parce que si vous aimez vraiment quelqu’un, vous ne le laissez pas comme il est. Vous l’aidez à accomplir le meilleur de lui-même. Nous sommes ici pour sauver le cœur de l’Amérique. Sauvons le cœur de l’Amérique !Permettez-moi maintenant de développer brièvement ceci. Si vous voulez voir un symbole de l’Amérique, prenez un avion vers New York un de ces jours. Je ne parle pas de la ville de New York elle-même en tant que symbole de l’Amérique. C’est un endroit sympa, mais je ne suis pas expert là-dessus. Je pense que c’est un endroit formidable, des gens sympathiques, mais le port, si vous survolez le port – ça dépend de votre itinéraire d’approche, moi ça m’arrive très souvent parce qu’en général je viens de Raleigh, en Caroline du Nord. En regardant du côté gauche de l’avion, ce que je fais à l’approche de l’aéroport de La Guardia, vous verrez une grande statue verte. C’est une statue de femme portant une torche à la main, bien levée, et un livre dans l’autre main sur lequel sont inscrits les mots : « 4 juillet 1776 ». Nous devons sauver l’âme de l’Amérique en la rappelant à son essence même, à ses valeurs essentielles auxquelles elle n’a pas toujours été fidèle, mais les valeurs sont là néanmoins. Le 4 juillet 1776, si j’ai bien retenu mes cours d’histoire, c’est la date de la publication de la Déclaration d’indépendance. De nos jours, nous somment en bons termes avec la Grande-Bretagne, mais à l’époque il y avait quelques problèmes. Ce jour-là, dans la Déclaration d’indépendance, ont été inscrits les mots que vous pouvez encore lire : « Nous tenons pour évidentes pour elles-mêmes les vérités suivantes : tous les hommes… » tous les hommes, tous les hommes, « sont créés égaux. »Pas seulement les Américains, non, mais tous les hommes, d’où qu’ils viennent. Ceux du Honduras, ceux du Mexique, ceux du Costa Rica, ceux du Venezuela, ceux d’Asie, ceux d’Afrique, ceux d’Europe, tous les hommes sont créés égaux. Tous !Eh bien je pense que c’est ça, l’Amérique. Puis le texte de la Déclaration d’indépendance se poursuit : « tous les hommes sont créés égaux, ils sont dotés par le Créateur… » – pas par le Congrès, pas par un parlement, pas par un potentat, pas par un président : ils sont dotés par le créateur « de certains droits inaliénables », des droits inaliénables qui ne peuvent être ni réduits ni modifiés car ils proviennent de Dieu ! La vie, la liberté et la recherche du bonheur, c’est CELA le chemin de l’Amérique. Nous venons dans un esprit d’amour. Nous venons parce que nous croyons à l’amour du prochain. Nous venons parce que nous aimons l’Amérique et que nous voulons qu’elle demeure fidèle à ses principes les plus élevés.Mais laissez-moi poursuive car j’en arrive réellement à la conclusion. Sur cette même statue de la Liberté figure un poème composé par Emma Lazarus. En voici les mots, je n’invente rien, c’est sur la statue de la Liberté. Plus américain que ça, ça n’existe pas ! Américains, écoutez bien ! Sur la statue de la Liberté sont écrits ces mots :« Non pas comme ce géant d’airain de la renommée grecqueDont le talon conquérant enjambait les mers,Ici, aux portes du soleil couchant battues par les flots, se tiendraUne femme puissante tenant à la main une torcheDont la flamme est l’éclair emprisonné,Son nom est… »Écoute-moi, Amérique !« Son nom est Mère des exilés. Son flambeauRougeoie la bienvenue au monde entier ; son doux regard couvreLe port relié par des ponts suspendus qui encadre les cités jumelles. »Et voici son message :« Garde, Vieux Monde, tes fastes d’un autre âge ! », proclame-t-elle,« Donne-moi tes pauvres, tes exténués,Tes masses innombrables aspirant à vivre libres,Le rebut de tes rivages surpeuplés,Envoie-les moi, les déshérités, que la tempête me les rapporteJe dresse ma lumière devant la porte d’or. »L’Amérique ! L’Amérique ! Elle vous souhaite la bienvenue ! Bienvenue ! Venez, enfants de Dieu ! L’Amérique vous souhaite la bienvenue ! Nous venons parce que nous sommes un peuple d’amour. Nous aimons ceux qui cherchent un abri contre la guerre, la violence et la souffrance. Nous venons parce que nous voulons sincèrement que l’Amérique soit grande. Au 19e siècle, Alexandre de Tocqueville est venu aux États-Unis et y a séjourné. Il a parcouru le pays, rencontré et écouté les populations locales, les populations indigènes du pays. Tous les autres habitants qui n’étaient pas indigènes, pas nés dans le pays, ceux qui y avaient immigré – ils avaient besoin d’aide – tous ces gens, il les a rencontrés, il a rencontré des esclaves et des affranchis, des amérindiens et leurs familles, des américains venus d’Europe pour fuir la famine, les persécutions, il a rencontré tous les peuples d’Amérique et écrit, je cite : « L’Amérique est grande parce que l’Amérique est bonne. »Restaurons la grandeur de l’Amérique, en faisant une Amérique bonne, en faisant une Amérique charitable, en faisant une Amérique juste, en faisant une Amérique aimante ! Restaurons la grandeur de l’Amérique !Que Dieu vous aime ! Que Dieu vous bénisse ! Ne renoncez pas, ne vous laissez pas gagner par l’épuisement ! Que Dieu vous bénisse ! Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Washington, DC Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Hopkinsville, KY Tags Posted Jul 12, 2018 Associate Rector Columbus, GA General Convention 2018 Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Tampa, FL Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Youth Minister Lorton, VA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Belleville, IL Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN July 12, 2018 at 2:51 pm Wish it could be translated. Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ L’évêque primat Michael Curry prêche au Hutto Detention Center Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Pittsburgh, PA Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Bath, NC Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Voici le texte du message délivré par l’évêque primat Michael Curry lors de la Prière de vision, témoignage et justice, à proximité du centre de détention T. Don Hutto de Taylor (Texas) le 8 juillet 2018. Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Director of Music Morristown, NJlast_img read more

CharitySoftware survey how charities research a database supplier

first_imgCharitySoftware survey how charities research a database supplier About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Research / statistics Technology The survey closes on 16 April 2007. CharitySoftware say that individual comments will be treated in confidence; although summary results of the survey may be made public.  19 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Charity sector software specialists CharitySoftware Ltd are asking clients and the wider charity sector how they make the first move in finding a long-term database partner. They are running an online survey with a free prize draw to win a digital camera.Although the company already has over 165 active clients, it wants to develop its understanding of the sector further. Staff at charities and educational organisations are invited to take part in the survey.Marketing and Communications Manager Louise Hamilton, a former fundraiser, said: “From the face-to-face surveys I carried out at the CHASE exhibition last month, there was some surprising feedback. We’re running this research until mid-April as I’m keen to understand how organisations approach the task of making such a long-term investment.” Advertisement Howard Lake | 20 March 2007 | Newslast_img read more

Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland stops accepting new applications

first_img The Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland, one of the largest grantmakers in Scotland, is closing its door to new applications for grants “for the foreseeable future” in a move which could deprive hundreds of charities of at least £6 million a year.The suspension follows predicted losses at Lloyds Banking Group, which shares 1% of its pre-tax profits amongst the four Foundations that cover the UK. “There are virtually no monies due to the Foundation in the coming year”, according to the Foundation for Scotland.The Foundation will, however, honour its existing commitments to charities and will make final awards in December as planned. Advertisement  30 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The closure also follows the failure of talks over nine months between the Foundation and Lloyds Banking Group over how to enable the Foundation to continue its work until the Group returns to profit.According to the Foundation, the Group has offered to make funding available for the next year but only if the Foundation agrees to cede its independent status and accept a reduction in the terms of the covenant between it and the Group.Mary Craig, Chief Executive of the Foundation, explained: “Lloyds Banking Group has put money on the table to get the Foundation through the next few years until the Group returns to profit.“That is to be welcomed but, unfortunately, that has come with a significant condition attached that would seek to alter the covenant immediately, leading to future funds reducing from a share of 1% of profits to a share of 0.5% of profits. There are also conditions that we believe would lead to the end of the Foundation’s independent status, such as the Group choosing where the money would go in future”.She added that the charity’s legal and financial advisers have reported that “what has been offered is not in the best interests of the Foundation and that Trustees should therefore not agree to this”.She also pointed out that the Scottish Government had recently set up a £1.7 million fund for charities that have been hit by the recession. “If the Foundation stops its activities”, she said, “this money will simply be filling part of the hole we will leave, not providing the additional help as was intended.”The Group told Third Sector that it was disappointed that the Scottish foundation had chosen not to continue discussions. The three other Foundations are still in discussions with the Group. “Our intention is to agree with all four foundations a mutually satisfactory accommodation that is realistic, fair and durable,” said the Group’s statement.Since it was established in 1985, The Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland has made over 12,000 awards to charities, worth almost £85 million.www.ltsbfoundationforscotland.org.uk Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland stops accepting new applications Tagged with: corporate Funding Law / policy Scotlandcenter_img Howard Lake | 14 October 2009 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Ian Lancaster joins Pure as non-executive Director

first_img Telephone fundraising agency Pure have appointed Ian Lancaster, CEO of Twenty plc, to their board as a non-executive director.Lancaster’s experience of developing businesses within both marketing services and the charity sector should help the agency expand.His track record includes building up a data business from start-up to £17 million in revenues and a successful exit, developing an e-commerce business as CEO in partnership with the Virgin Group, listing Twenty plc on AIM, and creating a marketing services group.Jon Eserin, Strategic Development Director said: “This appointment is… very good news for our charity clients who will benefit greatly from the data intelligence and support services of the Twenty Group.”www.pure-ltd.co.uk About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies Recruitment / people Telephone fundraising  35 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Ian Lancaster joins Pure as non-executive Director AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 24 February 2010 | Newslast_img read more

La verdad sobre los sindicatos en Cuba

first_imgEl presidente Barack Obama en su anuncio del 17 de diciembre sobre los “cambios de política” hacia Cuba, declaró: “Creemos que los trabajadores cubanos deben tener libertad para formar sindicatos”.¿Qué estará diciendo? Ya más del 90 por ciento de las/os trabajadores cubanos son miembros de sindicatos. Compare eso con los EUA, donde en el 2013, según la Oficina de Estadísticas Laborales, sólo el 11,3 por ciento de las/os trabajadores son miembros de sindicato. ¿No serán las/os trabajadores estadounidenses las/os que necesitan más libertad para afiliarse a un sindicato?Luego el 22 de diciembre, el Departamento de Estado de EUA ofreció $11 millones de los dólares de los impuestos pagados por las/os estadounidenses, para financiar programas que proponen fomentar “los derechos civiles, políticos y laborales en Cuba”. ¿Que, qué? ¿El presupuesto de Estados Unidos cuenta con $11 millones para gastar en “derechos laborales” en Cuba, cuando más del 50 por ciento de las familias de las/os niños estadounidenses en escuelas públicas son tan pobres que son elegibles para almuerzos escolares gratuitos o a precio reducido? (New York Times, 16 de enero)¿De qué se trata realmente?La revolución cubana de 1959 derrocó allí el sistema económico capitalista. Pero la unificación de los sindicatos cubanos en la Central de Trabajadores de Cuba, CTC, se remonta al 1939, 20 años antes del triunfo de la revolución. Los sindicatos son organizaciones independientes, voluntarias y autofinanciadas.Las cuotas de membrecía del 1 por ciento de los salarios se recaudan directamente en el lugar de trabajo, no a través de deducciones de la nómina.Muestra de democracia obreraCuba es un estado obrero que está forjando el socialismo. La riqueza creada a través de la producción de bienes y servicios se utiliza para mejorar la vida de todo el pueblo, no para beneficiar a unos pocos. Sus sindicatos están implicados directamente en la solución de los muchos desafíos que enfrenta la sociedad cubana – que incluyen el peso del bloqueo económico, financiero y comercial unilateral de Estados Unidos, impuesto además de los cientos de años de subdesarrollo colonial.Propuestas para iniciar o cambiar leyes se discuten en cada lugar de trabajo, en las asambleas de barrio y en las organizaciones de masas como la Federación de Mujeres Cubanas. Las enmiendas y observaciones realizadas se registran, son consideradas y alteran el resultado final. Los Lineamientos Económicos, adoptados en el VI Congreso del Partido Comunista de Cuba fueron forjados a través de una amplia consulta con el pueblo cubano – no sólo con las/os miembros del partido. Más de ocho millones de personas (8,9) las discutieron en 163.000 reuniones. La población total de Cuba es alrededor de 11 millones.Las decisiones económicas en los EUA son hechas por los patronos, los banqueros y por la insaciable clase capitalista para maximizar sus ganancias. Estas decisiones están aumentando la desigualdad social y la inseguridad económica para la clase obrera, mientras enriquecen la décima parte del 1 por ciento más rico.Los sindicatos pueden luchar por un mejor trato en el marco del sistema económico de ganancias, pero en esta época de capitalismo en un callejón sin salida, a menudo es una batalla perdida.  Los saltos en la productividad, en lugar de aliviar la carga de la clase trabajadora, resultan en desempleo, ciudades en bancarrota y una creciente desigualdad de ingresos.  Son los “expertos” entrenados por bancos y corporaciones, nunca las/os trabajadores o sindicatos, quienes escriben las leyes sobre asuntos económicos para que las/os legisladores las aprueben sin cuestionamientos.Las/os trabajadores cubanos son la fuerza principal en la construcción del socialismo y en garantizar que las necesidades básicas para una vida digna estén disponibles para todas/os.  Esto incluye la atención gratuita y de calidad de la salud y la educación, además de acceso a la cultura y el deporte.  En el centro de convenciones en la ciudad de Holguín hay un mural que señala que “300 millones de niños duermen en la calle cada noche;  ninguno de ellos es cubano”.  Este es el resultado de su economía socialista.El 15 de enero, la Agencia de Información Nacional (AIN) informó algo muy fuera de la experiencia de las/os trabajadores de los EUA.  La CTC, equivalente en Cuba a la AFL-CIO, llamó a las/os trabajadores a que realizaran asambleas en todos los centros de trabajo para que las/os administradores pudieran informarle sobre el plan económico adoptado y el presupuesto para el año.  Dijeron: “No es posible cumplir con un plan de producción sin la participación activa de los colectivos laborales que tienen la capacidad de utilizar su potencial en términos de eficiencia que nosotros como sindicatos sabemos que tienen”.Al cierre del cuarto período de sesiones de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular, el presidente cubano Raúl Castro Ruz explicó: “Para nadie es un secreto que en nuestro sistema social los sindicatos defienden los derechos de los trabajadores y para lograrlo efectivamente deben ser los primeros en velar no solo por el interés de un colectivo laboral determinado, sino por los intereses de toda la clase obrera, que son en esencia los mismos que sostiene la nación entera.“No podemos dejar espacio a que se desarrolle y fortalezca el egoísmo y la codicia entre nuestros trabajadores. Todos queremos y necesitamos mejores salarios, pero antes hay que crear la riqueza para luego distribuirla según el aporte de cada cual”. (granma.cu)Pero, ¿qué pasa con las/os trabajadores en los EUA cuando aumenta la productividad?  El Departamento del Trabajo informó el 9 de enero que los salarios habían disminuido en diciembre a pesar de que el empleo oficial había mejorado un poco.  La economista de Wall Street Diane Swonk lo explicó de esta manera:“Esto sigue siendo un mercado de compradores en términos de mano de obra.  Con todas las buenas noticias sobre el desempleo y el número de puestos de trabajo que hemos creado, si uno cree en estas cifras salariales, los empleadores todavía pueden seleccionar”.  (New York Times, 10 de enero)Eso explica por qué la clase dominante de EUA logró que el Congreso pusiera $11 millones en la creación de un programa falso para poder poner sus garras en Cuba bajo la cobertura de promover la “libertad de organizar sindicatos”.  Lo que los patronos aquí realmente quieren es tener su selección de esclavos asalariados que deben vender su fuerza de trabajo en el mercado “libre”, en lugar de que las/os trabajadores sean los agentes de planificación que puedan decidir su destino socialista.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

New Vaccine Will Help Pork Producers Fight PEDv

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News New Vaccine Will Help Pork Producers Fight PEDv New Vaccine Will Help Pork Producers Fight PEDv Previous articleNew Facility to Produce Cellulosic Ethanol from Abundant BiomassNext articleIndiana Department of Ag Names Deputy Director Gary Truitt SHARE Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter SHARE By Gary Truitt – Sep 3, 2014 Zoetis Inc. today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted a conditional license for a vaccine to help fight porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) in pigs. The two-dose inactivated vaccine, licensed for use in healthy pregnant sows and gilts, is designed to help them develop antibodies that can be transmitted to their newborn piglets. Zoetis anticipates the vaccine will be available to veterinarians and pork producers later in September.  “This vaccine is an important part of our commitment to working with veterinarians and pork producers to help minimize the impact of PEDv on pigs in their care,” said Gloria Basse, vice president, U.S. Pork Business Unit, Zoetis. “To achieve the best possible results, producers should work closely with their veterinarians and the Zoetis technical services team to implement the new vaccine into their biosecurity programs.”The vaccine is given as a 2 mL intramuscular (IM) injection to sows or gilts prior to farrowing.  Two doses given three weeks apart are recommended, with the second dose given two weeks pre-farrowing. Previously vaccinated sows should receive a single dose given two weeks before farrowing. To receive the conditional license, the vaccine was shown to be safe in a field safety study, and a reasonable expectation of efficacy was demonstrated. Zoetis is working to complete the studies necessary to obtain full licensure in the United States.   “We at Zoetis are proud to provide our customers with a vaccine to help battle this devastating disease,” said Catherine Knupp, executive vice president and president, Zoetis Research and Development. “Bringing this vaccine to market quickly — in a little more than a year since the disease was identified — exemplifies our commitment to supporting veterinarians and livestock producers with high-quality vaccines to rapidly respond to and help control the evolving and complex threat of emerging infectious diseases.”Zoetis continues work with Iowa State University on a second vaccine approach to help control PEDv. The results from these vaccine research programs could have applicability in countries outside the U.S. where PEDv has been identified and is threatening swine herds and the livelihoods of producers.“From death loss to employee morale, we know the impact PEDv has had on the swine industry over the past 15 months,” said Rick Swalla, DVM, Pork Technical Services, Zoetis. “We look forward to bringing solutions to and working with veterinarians and producers to help combat this disease.”In the meantime, ongoing efforts to slow the spread of PEDv continue to focus on improving biosecurity measures. From the farm to transport trucks, stepped-up efforts include additional sanitation, better control of access points and review of employee protocols. All of these steps have been demonstrated to help mitigate the risk of the virus entering a farm.For more information about the new vaccine, contact your veterinarian or local Zoetis representative or visit https://www.zoetisus.com/pedv.last_img read more

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NACDD Launches “Your Health Beyond COVID” Website with Bilingual Resources to Help Manage Chronic…

first_img Facebook ATLANTA, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD), with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and in partnership with CBS television, has launched a nationally syndicated public service announcement series and a companion, bilingual website, yourhealthbeyondcovid.org, to help Americans manage chronic diseases safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID-19 predominantly sickens and kills people with chronic diseases, especially those who are Black or Latinx,” said John Patton, NACDD’s Director of Program Relations. “Resources like YourHealthBeyondCOVID.org and the public service announcements airing on CBS are critical to spreading the word that people can improve their chronic diseases to protect their health, despite the pandemic,” he said. YourHealthBeyondCOVID.org is available in both English and Spanish and provides tips and information for those with illnesses whose health could worsen during the pandemic, whether through lack of treatment, lack of access to treatment, or by becoming ill from COVID-19. The website, developed by Nicely Built and NACDD, in collaboration with the Black Creative Group and the Hispanic Communications Network, has the latest news and information about chronic disease and COVID-19. The public service announcements (PSAs) feature spoken word artists who share their views on chronic disease prevention and control during COVID-19. CBS Television and NACDD have aired two PSAs so far, one of which ran in select markets during Super Bowl LV pre-game coverage on Feb. 7, 2021, in Boston, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, New York, and Sacramento. Nearly 1.2 million views were delivered to the target audience of adults ages 35-plus across the six markets. More public service announcement videos are planned for later in the year as are social media campaigns and updates to YourHealthBeyondCOVID.org. “Our health beyond COVID-19 matters, and we cannot stop protecting our health, even during this pandemic,” said John W. Robitscher, NACDD CEO. “We are proud of the tools we have created to help people live healthier lives today and when the pandemic is over.” The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors Promoting Health. Preventing Disease. The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) and its more than 7,000 Members seek to strengthen state-based leadership and expertise for chronic disease prevention and control in states and nationally. Established in 1988, in partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NACDD is the only membership association of its kind to serve and represent every chronic disease division in all states and U.S. territories. For more information, visit chronicdisease.org. CONTACT: Scott Reid, 404-924-8298 View original content: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/nacdd-launches-your-health-beyond-covid-website-with-bilingual-resources-to-help-manage-chronic-disease-during-the-pandemic-301234777.html SOURCE National Association of Chronic Disease Directors TAGS  Pinterest NACDD Launches “Your Health Beyond COVID” Website with Bilingual Resources to Help Manage Chronic Disease During the Pandemic WhatsApp Twitter Pinterestcenter_img By Digital AIM Web Support – April 6, 2021 WhatsApp Facebook Local NewsBusiness Previous articleWalgreens to Make Pixel by Labcorp™ COVID-19 PCR Test Home Collection Kit Available Over-The-Counter at Stores NationwideNext articleNIMR Signs Strategic Teaming Agreement With Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) Digital AIM Web Support Twitterlast_img read more

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

first_img Pinterest Pinterest Local News Facebook TAGSCOVID-19Texas Army National Guardvaccination By Odessa American – May 26, 2021 Twitter COVID-19 Vaccine Cliniccenter_img Pharmacist Brian Meyer holds a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine vial for a photo at Sunflower Pharmacy in Odessa.(Eli Hartman | Odessa American) The Texas Army National Guard has scheduled a COVID-19 vaccination clinic (J and J and Moderna) starting at 8 a.m. until they run out Thursday at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 2212 E. 11th St. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp WhatsApp Previous articleTea timeNext articleMemorial Day Paint Party Odessa Americanlast_img read more