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We have known about the link between homelessness and mental health for a LONG time. What do you think of this study? #ph260720 #homelessness #mentalhealth

Bassuk E, Rubin L, and Lauriat A. Is Homelessness a Mental Health Problem? Am J Psychiatry.
According to @Ntl_Homeless, the US conference of mayors has identified mental illness as the 3rd leading cause of homelessness in American cities.
#ph260720 #homelessness #mentalhealth
According to @NAMICommunicate 1 in 25 US adults experience serious mental illness. Do you personally know of anyone? #ph260720 #homelessness #mentalhealth
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1. Yesterday, the UN Secretary-General warned: "We face the greatest cascade of crises in our lifetime."

World leaders gathered at the U.N. General Assembly, where the climate crisis and other 'Great Divides' are on the agenda.

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#UNGA #ClimateCrisis #peace

2. Unlike just five or ten years ago, it's now only the odd one out who is not alarmed about the climate crisis.

Especially the younger generation doesn't need to be convinced of the seriousness of our global challenges.

#youth #schoolstrike…

3. Being alarmed doesn't always lead to concrete action.

Nobody can ignore the daily news about extreme weather disasters or the latest scientific report about the climate crisis.

But our leaders still don't treat the new reality as a crisis.

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1. Climate anxiety: the climate crisis is even scarier from a child's perspective; 6 out of 10 say they feel betrayed by their governments.

40% of young people worldwide are hesitant to have children due to climate change.

Thread: How can you help?…

2. Recent research found that anxiety of the youth is related to perceived government inaction.

#climatecrisis #youth #anxiety #climateanxiety #mentalhealth #environment #nature #climatechange #ClimateAction…

3. A UNICEF report published last month provides some context to understand these perceptions of young people better.

The report found that approximately 1 billion children live in one of the 33 countries classified as "extremely high-risk.”…
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Aug 17 2021: "#Ontario Makes #COVID19 #Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings"

#Booster program begins w/ "offering" of third dose "to those at highest-risk".…
This includes "pausing the province’s exit from the Roadmap to Reopen"

"providing third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to vulnerable populations."

"expanding eligibility for the #Pfizer vaccine to [healthy] #children born in 2009 or earlier."

Pfizer update: July 28, 2021 👇
"#Ontario has closely monitored data from #Alberta & #BC in making this decision, & these provinces have offered the #Pfizer vaccine to #youth born in 2009 for several months with no risks identified."

#WHO advice changes June 23, 2021👇 as phase 3 clinical trials continue.
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[International Model United Nations 2021]

UN warns that Afghanistan is now at a ‘dangerous turning point’ as Taliban offensive escalates😟 More than 1,000 casualties have been recorded while homes, hospitals, bridges and other infrastructure have been destroyed. (1/5)
IMUN 71.0 looks at the deeper reason for the Taliban insurgency and seeks steps to redress this issue 🔎

This special edition of IMUN also focuses to achieve mental health action plan and gender equality through its committees in English and Bahasa Indonesia. (2/5)
IMUN also looks at attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) of quality education and addressing the issue of child marriage & teenage pregnancy.

Register now for an action-packed IMUN 71.0 where your ideas can change the world. (3/5)
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Attend IMUN Online Conference & Get your professional International MUN certificate 🤩 These certificates are online friendly so you can easily display them on your LinkedIn profiles or attach them to your resume or higher studies applications✅
IMUN Online Conference looks to
create a better world. A better world for women, children and everyone else who feels disempowered. Its Committees go to the deep end to root out darkness so we can see the light within🥰
Over 70,000 participants from over 140 countries have already made a difference through
IMUN. Be part of this growing family and stand for a better world. A world with equality, liberty and fraternity. A world where every man, woman and child can be their best self. Remember, it starts with you📌
International MUN is previously sponsored by the Australian Embassy
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I'm Stephanie from the Philippines. I'll use my voice in support of the International Model United Nations. At IMUN Online Conference, I'm ready to share inspiring ideas & transform the world. I pledge to use my empathetic skills to transcend boundaries and establish peace. (1/2) Photo: A square-sized photo...
At IMUN, my voice matters! @imunofficial (2/2)

Send me a DM if you want to join this 5-week internship and I'll give you the details.

#InternationalMUN #modelunitednations #IMUN2021 #UnitedNations #youth #youthleaders #internationalconference #diplomacy #webinar #onlinewebinar
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Welcome to the #ProtectedAndInformed #TwitterChat!! We are pleased to have you here on this #InternationalYouthDay. @UNAIDS_AU_ECA @UNAIDS @hikemboi and @AUYouthProgram are on standby to engage with you!!! Let's chat!
We have 5 (Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4, Q5) questions for you and would like to engage with your responses. Share your thoughts by simply:
1. Picking a question you’d like to answer
2. Typing your response and label it A1, A2, A3, A4 or A5 in line with the respective question
3. Engaging with others participating in the chat by replying, liking and/or retweeting

NB: Add #ProtectedAndInformed and #twitterchat so the community can engage with you this #InternationalYouthDay
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During one of his travels, #Kalidasa felt very thirsty and looked around for water.

He saw a woman drawing water from a well.
He went up to her and asked her for water.

She agreed to give him water, but asked him, “Who are you? Introduce yourself.”
Now Kalidasa thought that an ordinary village woman was not worthy of knowing who Kalidasa was.

So he said, “I am a traveller.”

But his lady replied, “In this world there are only #2_travellers the Sun and the Moon. Both Rise and Set every day and keep travelling perpetually.
Then Kalidasa said, “Alright then, I am a guest.”

The lady promptly replied, “In this world there are only #2_guests#Youth and #Wealth … both are temporary and hence can only be called as guests.”
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ప్రపంచంలోనే అతిపెద్ద విద్యార్థి సంస్థ "అఖిల భారతీయ విద్యార్థి పరిషత్" ఆవిర్భావ దినోత్సవ శుభాకాంక్షలు. #NationalStudentsDay

ఏబీవీపీ అనే నాలుగు అక్షరాలు తెలియని విద్యార్థి కళాశాల క్యాంప స్‌లో ఉండడు.
@ABVPVoice @Abvp_Andhra @ABVPTelangana #StudentsDay
#NationalStudentDay #youth Image
73 ఏళ్ళుగా విద్యార్థి లోకంతో మమేకమై వారి సమస్యల పరిష్కారంలో ముందుండటమే దీనికి కారణం. 1949 జూలై 9న ఢిల్లీ యూనివర్సిటీలో ప్రారంభమై, నేడు దేశంలో 33 లక్షల సభ్యత్వం గల అతి పెద్ద విద్యార్థి సంఘం ఇది. Image
ఎక్కడ అఖిల భారతీయ విద్యార్థి పరిషత్ ఉందో… అక్కడ దేశభక్తి ఉంటుంది. ఈనాడు విద్యార్థి పరిషత్ (#ABVP) పని దేశంలోని మారుమూల ప్రాంతాలలో సహితం వ్యాపించింది. విద్యార్థి పరిషత్ కార్యకర్తలు “భారత్ మాతా కీ జై”, “వందేమాతరం” అంటూ నినదిస్తూనే ఉంటారు. ఇవి వారికి నినాదాలే కాదు జీవన నిష్ఠ కూడా.
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 06/16/2021…
How to Make Sense of Contradictory Science Papers…

#SciencePapers #contradiction #SenseMaking
College Didn’t Create Today’s Social Justice Warriors; Middle and High School Did.…

#SocialJustice #youth #SchoolCurricula #skills #content
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My 2nd all-nighter as a #Russebil driver for my teen’s #russegruppe Here’s a (charmed +astonished) USA Dad’s #THREAD of the one month-long #Russefeiring graduation party for Norwegian🇳🇴seniors. Here are my stories from...inside the van!
1st- the iconic red vans. Rich kids in cities pay +100.000kr (per person)for a bus but here in #Hallingdal vans are 1st choice. Old Dodge or Chrysler vans from the 80s = 🥰 #DadNostalgia- manual odometers!! Side stick shifts! “Power” steering! “Power” Windows!
The kids buy ‘em from last years seniors, paint them in their names, w/ a group name/logo, wire up light and sound systems, and basically get a mobile party base ready for the month.
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"It is now well-established that most pediatric #antidepressant trials were #industry-sponsored & had serious methodological limitations; many trials remained unpublished due to unfavorable results, "

#Children: the sacrificial lambs of capitalism.…
"& those published were mostly ghost-written, selectively reported efficacy outcomes & misrepresented the true rate of treatment-emergent #suicidal events"

Those that claim to care about your health allow #pharmacological & #psychological experimentation on #children & #youth.
"in most countries #antidepressant use has considerably increased in #children & #adolescent over the last 10–15 years (11–13), despite #suicidality warnings, the serious limitations of the evidence-base, & ongoing controversies surrounding risks [] [and] #placebo response."
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This thread will follow Feb 5 2021 thread [India
#FarmersProtests Goes Vogue] exploring sudden #celebrity uptake - as gov't struggled to contain #resistance.

Here we can study #GlobalCitizen & structure/mechanisms of such NGOs, financed to serve corporate/imperial interests. ImageImageImageImage
#GlobalCitizen model: nurturing of #celebrity worship as a "pop & policy" model to harvest/exploit targeted youth demographic. Via partnerships w/ #Rihanna, celebrities, influencers, athletes, - it intends to become world's "leading international voice, educator, & influencer". ImageImageImageImage
#GlobalCitizen is the Global Poverty Project, Inc.
UK: "We are a sub recipient of funding from the #Gates Foundation (via Global Poverty Project Inc)."

2019: $8,445,887.00 "To mobilize global public support for the Sustainable Development Goals" #SDGs… ImageImageImageImage
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India Farmers Protests Goes Vogue.

Celebrities, influencers – & British Vogue - suddenly interested in #FarmersProtests that began in Nov. Despite MASSIVE resistance, the protests have been largely ignored by Western influencers/NGOs, etc. So why now? Let's explore.
Twitter (tool of empire) promoted the #celebrity endorsement of Rihanna/Greta accounts – while it simultaneously banned/censored on the ground Indian farmers/activists. While highlighting Western #influencers, Twitter had deleted approx. 250 protest/alt media accounts in #India.
Rihanna/Thunberg accounts share CNN article which references Access Now, "an advocacy group which tracks internet freedom." In reality, Access began as an arm of Avaaz (Purpose), to destabilize #Iran. Another instrument of #empire.

More on Access Now:…
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10 reasons why SAM welcomes the new #UnionBudget2021:

1. #Entrepreneurship: To set up an investment clearance cell to provide pre-investment advisory, info related to land banks and facilitate clearances.

2. Introduction of Degree level online #education programmes for students of deprived sections and those unable to access to higher education.

3. Special bridge courses for nurses, para medical staff and care givers to enhance their #employability.
4. Rs. 400 crore provided for “#WorldClassInstitutions”, for FY 2019-20: to provide the best #education to the youth

5. #StudyInIndia programme: an Ind-SAT to be held in Asian and African countries for benchmarking foreign candidates receiving scholarships for studying in India
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TONIGHT 5:30pm: I am observing the #SanFrancisco #Police Commission for @lwvsf on this thread. 📢Big Change to the agenda: PUBLIC COMMENT will now open the meeting! How to join:… Round image. Top two thirds red. Bottom two thirds white. Lo
The meeting hasn’t started yet, but it looks like all are present in Webex: President @MaliaCohen, VP Cindy Elias, @DJYBG, @HamasakiLaw, Petra Dejesus. Also present are @SFPDChief Scott & @SF_DPA Department of Police Accountability Executive Director @PaulHendersonSF.
While we’re waiting, here’s the agenda:… and the supporting documents:….
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📌LJ video selection 📹🎞️📽️ for first Sunday of the year.


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@EllyKaruhanga 📌 2⃣ How to speak at a political rally #MILTON OBOTE

#Politics 🇺🇬

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It's not #police record but an act of violence [first, second or many, each holding equal weight] that make you a #terrorist : A #Thread

On 21-22 Dec 20, terrorists Amir Mir and Yawar, both from #LeT surrendered to SF at Tantripora, #Shopian, during live operation.

#Srinagar Image
Questioning of Amir revealed that Zahoor Ahmed Bhat r/o Hattipura, whose name doesn’t exist in any police records, is his close #terror associate.

Following lead, joint team of 34 RR & #JKP launched an operation in which Zahoor was arrested with Pistol, Grenades and ammunition ImageImage
It is thus established that Amir Mir, Yawar and Zahoor were all #terrorists who acquired #weapon and war like stores but were given chance to #surrender by Security Forces at Tantripora, Shopiyan & Hattipura

#Kashmir Image
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 01/01/2021…
Beyond Climate War: Writings on Deep Adaptation to societal collapse…

#SystemsChange #adaptation #ClimateChange #conflict
“Those of Us Who Don’t Die Are Going to Quit”: A Crush of Patients, Dwindling Supplies and the Nurse Who Lost Hope — ProPublica…

#supplies #hope #patients #nurse #COVID19
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Our work on promoting #socialmobility in 🇦🇹 has finally been released as an @OECD_Social Working Paper:…

Socio-economic outcomes (earnings, occupation, education) are highly persistent across generations in 🇦🇹 even as income inequality is low

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The paper discusses policies in 4 areas to boost social mobility:

1) Expanding quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) can promote upward mobility. ECEC participation rates in 🇦🇹 have risen over the last decade, but remain below those in many #OECD countries

2) Supporting #youth with their school-to-work transition helps educational mobility. 🇦🇹 already does a lot in this area, but it could improve funding for disadvantaged schools and consider the appropriateness of "tracking" pupils in school at such a young age.

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1/ Quoting @ADv_in21 /translated,

“Et voilà,
everything is said.

🙏🏻 to this Journalist,
who restores the tarnished coat of arms of those who once played a real informative role ... to investigate!”

This is an Open Letter to ALL the #Journalists in the world (thread)
2/ con’t translating,

“I am speaking to all of you #journalists from the #mass_media in #France and elsewhere,
but especially to those of you who have felt very uncomfortable in your profession for the past few months

I know that many of you recognize yourselves in this way.” >
3/ con’t translate

“You are in #dissonance today,

as are many agents of what we call today "forces of order"
and that not so long ago were called "guardians of the peace ". have slowly slipped ...towards values ​​contrary to what animated you and still lives in you.” >
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