PYFC brings FlowMotion to Santa Monica

first_imgHomeNewsPYFC brings FlowMotion to Santa Monica Oct. 07, 2016 at 7:00 amNewsPYFC brings FlowMotion to Santa MonicaGuest Author5 years agocityFlowmotionhip hop pyfcpicoPYFCpyfc santa monicayouth The first Friday of every month Pico Youth & Family Center is hosting, Flowmotion, a performance event that uses hip-hop culture to provide local youth with a safe, welcoming outlet.PYFC continues to work with many schools around Santa Monica, helping the youth stay out of trouble. The center provides children and young adults with counseling, tutoring, leadership development and music.For the teens at PYFC, the arts and specifically music have long been part of the experience. The center has its own recording studio that allows students to create music and write lyrics from their experiences. The PYFC Film & Visual Media Program also trains the youth in basic camera operations. Students get the opportunity to produce their very own material.On Friday Oct. 7, PYFC will be hosting its third FlowMotion event, a night where music changes lives.Why is FlowMotion different?Organizers said the event provides a positive performance space for the youth allowing them to express themselves through a variety form of arts. Whether it is spoken word, dance, song, poetry or some sort of performing arts.The event focuses on bringing the hip- hop culture to the Westside.“The events are drug and alcohol free, and this is important to foster healthy lifestyles and to prevent addiction for future lives of the Santa Monica community,” said Brandon Condon, advocate for PYFC. “Nothing like this exist on a Friday night in our city and we are proud to be serving over 200 youth that are students of Santa Monica Community College and Santa Monica High School.”Lawrence P will host the event, and some of the performances include Champagne Music Group, Something Next Door, along with Glow Flow hula girls.The event runs from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. and will be located at 715 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica. There is a limited capacity, so arriving early is suggested. For more information visit By Marina AndalonTags :cityFlowmotionhip hop pyfcpicoPYFCpyfc santa monicayouthshare on Facebookshare on Twitteradd a commentNew Series ‘Black’ plays against the troubled backdrop of our modern timesI was Ferris before he was BuellerYou Might Also LikeFeaturedNewsBobadilla rejects Santa Monica City Manager positionMatthew Hall12 hours agoNewsWedding boom is on in the US as vendors scramble to keep upAssociated Press23 hours agoNewsCouncil picks new City ManagerBrennon Dixson23 hours agoFeaturedNewsProtesting parents and Snapchat remain in disagreement over child protection policiesClara Harter23 hours agoFeaturedNewsDowntown grocery to become mixed use developmenteditor23 hours agoNewsBruised but unbowed, meme stock investors are back for moreAssociated Press23 hours agolast_img read more

Investor drops Vodacom share sale

first_imgHome Investor drops Vodacom share sale AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 08 AUG 2016 Previous ArticleHTC sees uninspiring July salesNext ArticleInterview: Orange Money Author Richard is the editor of Mobile World Live’s money channel and a contributor to the daily news service. He is an experienced technology and business journalist who previously worked as a freelancer for many publications over the last decade including… Read more MTN, Vodafone still standing in Ethiopia contest MTN eyes $6B valuation for money unit Relatedcenter_img MTN expects fintech spin-off within a year MTNVodacom The planned sale by the country’s Public Investment Corporation (PIC) of a stake of approximately 15 per cent in South Africa’s Vodacom to black investors has fallen through, said Bloomberg, citing sources.No reason was given for the PIC’s change of heart, which could have serious ramifications for Vodacom.The PIC, which invests government workers’ pensions, was aiming to sell its stake to a consortium led by Romeo Kumalo, a former Vodacom executive, a move which would have boosted Vodacom’s black shareholding.An increase in black shareholding would also enable Vodacom to participate in a spectrum auction that the Independent Communications Association of South Africa (ICASA), the country’s regulator, is planning early next year. Companies need 30 per cent black ownership to place a bid.However, ICASA faces potential legal action from the country’s government, which might mean the sale does not go ahead as planned.The ownership rule is part of South Africa’s push to improve black ownership of industries, addressing an issue that is a hangover from the apartheid era.Vodacom is currently 19 per cent owned by black investors, compared with 39 per cent for MTN Group Ltd. Both companies are based in Johannesburg. Money Tags Richard Handford last_img read more

UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Youth Video Competition

first_img +1 Earth Journalism Network Asia-Pacific Media Grants 2021 Deadline: 15 October 2018Open to: applicants betwen 18-30 years of age from the countries mentioned belowAward: USD 3000;round-trip travel to attend the share-a-thon in Bangkok, Thailand in November 2018DescriptionUNFPA is hosting an Asia-Pacific Regional Youth Video Competition that will further recognize the key role of young people in tackling issues on SRHR and CSE. These videos will act as advocacy and awareness-raising to further strengthen policies and programmes of SRHR and CSE in the region. Furthermore, it enables them to showcase their solutions and inspire others.——Young people constitute a growing proportion of the world’s population, with larger numbers than ever before. Globally, this age group comprises of over 1.8 billion young people of which the Asia Pacific countries account for nearly 1 billion. Young people are shaping social and economic development and building the foundation for the region’s future.Yet, young people face many obstacles to achieving sexual and reproductive health (SRH), including lack of access to information and lack of skills to safeguard their well-being. Adolescent pregnancy is increasing in many countries in the region, contrary to global trends of decreasing adolescent pregnancy. Currently, nearly 5 million adolescent girls give birth each year in the Asia Pacific region, with over 3000 deaths due to pregnancy or birth complications. Nearly 600,00 young people are living with HIV in the region with 300 young people infected every day. Both adolescent pregnancy and HIV can be prevented through comprehensive sexuality education with a focus on gender equality.Eligibility Arch2O Internship for Fall 2018 → AwardThe total award value is USD 3000, to be shared by two winners;Round-trip travel to attend the share-a-thon in Bangkok, Thailand in November 2018;Assignment as a youth reporter: opportunity to work with the unfpa asia-pacific regional office with videos, articles and social media covering highlights of the meetingThe videos will be showcased in front of an international audienceHow to apply?For more information, and how to submit your video, please visit the official web page. Reddit Share 0 August 20, 2018 Published by sanja ← The Washington Post offers Paid Summer Internships in USA Tweet LinkedIn 0 2019 Asia Pacific Youth ICH Storytelling Contest Similar Stories NetMission.Asia 2021  There is no entry fee;Must be 18-30 years of age;• Must be from the following countries: Afghanistan | Bangladesh | Bhutan | Cambodia | China |
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea | India | Indonesia | Islamic Republic of Iran | Japan | Lao People’s Democratic Republic | Malaysia |
Maldives | Mongolia | Myanmar | Nepal | Pacific Island Countries *Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu* | Pakistan |
Papua New Guinea |
Philippines | Sri Lanka | Thailand | Timor-Leste | Viet Nam;The video submissions can be short films, documentaries and animation and must focus on the Asia-Pacific region at any level (regional, national, local, institutional, policy, etc.) and produced by producers from the region;Productions will be accepted in English, or in the original or native language if accompanied by subtitles in English;Length of productions can be up to 3 minutes and will have to be professionally made according to broadcast standards;Only one video clip can be submitted per individual. The video clip should have been produced by the entrant and/or the entrant should have the unrestricted right to disseminate it;The video clip should be supported by a document file containing the script, title, location, and the producer’s name in English;Only high-resolution videos (minimal resolution of 720p), with good sound quality, will be accepted;The competition will not accept films produced by governments or development actors publicizing a specific project;The video should be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, and rights of privacy, publicity, or any other proprietary rights of a person or entity. UNFPA accepts all entries in good faith, and will not be held liable if a competitor violates these guidelines. If an entry is found to violate these guidelines, it will be disqualified;Please make sure any music or audio you use on your video is license free or you have acquired a license to use it;The entrant retains copyright of the film/s and product/s submitted, but agrees that UNFPA can use the film/s and product/s in perpetuity across multiple platforms, including websites, social media and any other platforms that currently exist or may be developed in the future. UNFPA will make every effort to acknowledge the entrants’ names alongside the film/s and product/s whenever they are used;The film should not feature or depict any specific commercial products, processes, services and political views. Pocket UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Youth Video Competitionlast_img read more

RREEF determined after £1.5bn blow

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