Brittainy houses – Normandy Lets http://normandylets.com/ Tue, 27 Sep 2022 18:03:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://normandylets.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/icon-2021-07-06T153417.724-150x150.png Brittainy houses – Normandy Lets http://normandylets.com/ 32 32 Global Citizen Festival generates $2.4 billion in pledges https://normandylets.com/global-citizen-festival-generates-2-4-billion-in-pledges/ Mon, 26 Sep 2022 15:39:17 +0000 https://normandylets.com/global-citizen-festival-generates-2-4-billion-in-pledges/ NEW YORK (AP) — The 10th anniversary Global Citizen Festival, which included performances by Metallica, Mariah Carey and Usher, generated more than $2.4 billion in pledges to fight extreme poverty and disease. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley and others addressed the crowd […]]]>

NEW YORK (AP) — The 10th anniversary Global Citizen Festival, which included performances by Metallica, Mariah Carey and Usher, generated more than $2.4 billion in pledges to fight extreme poverty and disease.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley and others addressed the crowd gathered in Central Park at New York and Black Star Square in Accra, Ghana for nine hours on Saturday.

“Amid all the doomsday messages we hear today, the hope lies in millions of citizens rising up to take action, more than at any other time in history,” said Hugh Evans, CEO of Global Citizen, at the event. “Ending extreme poverty is not a partisan issue, and those who need it most cannot be treated as political pawns. Our job is not to let our leaders forget that.

What sets the Global Citizen Festival apart from other fundraisers is that tickets to the event are not for sale. To attend, supporters must give time to take a variety of actions – from signing petitions to calling on or messaging world leaders on social media to address issues – during a six-week campaign. This year’s campaign generated more than two million actions, more than double the previous record for the nonprofit.

International leaders announced new policies at the festival, influenced, in part, by Global Citizen supporters. French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed that he will reallocate 30% of his country’s special drawing rights reserves from the International Monetary Fund to the world’s poorest countries, particularly in Africa, to help fund anti-corruption projects. against extreme poverty and climate change. The governments of Ghana and South Africa have announced the creation of the $1 billion African Prosperity Fund, to finance infrastructure, technology and sustainability projects across the continent.

Rotary International President Jennifer Jones announced a commitment of $150 million over three years to fight polio through the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, which is part of the work of the organization of services against the disease since 1985.

“Quite honestly, until everybody’s protected, nobody’s protected,” Jones told The Associated Press in an interview. “And now we see that a state of emergency has been declared in New York and the vaccine-derived polio case has entered here, it’s close to home. I think that’s a bit of a wake-up call for a lot of people who’ve been like, ‘Well, that’s something that’s gone’. Why do we even need to vaccinate our children?’ »

Jones said she wanted to announce Rotary International’s new commitment during the 10th anniversary of the Global Citizen Festival, as the organization made a similar announcement during the first festival.

“They have millions and millions of citizens of the world and we have 1.4 million citizens who are doers, doing things every day on the ground,” Jones said. “So the ability for us to take our activated populations and show that we want to help and help people understand what they can do to make a difference, it’s just a great synergy between our two organizations.”

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In suit, NY AG takes aim at Trump’s boasts about wealth https://normandylets.com/in-suit-ny-ag-takes-aim-at-trumps-boasts-about-wealth/ Wed, 21 Sep 2022 21:36:47 +0000 https://normandylets.com/in-suit-ny-ag-takes-aim-at-trumps-boasts-about-wealth/ NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s latest legal woes focus on allegations that he and his company chronically overstated the value of things he owned in order to get loans, cut taxes or do business. New York Attorney General Leticia James claimed in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that Trump’s company used deceptive schemes […]]]>

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s latest legal woes focus on allegations that he and his company chronically overstated the value of things he owned in order to get loans, cut taxes or do business.

New York Attorney General Leticia James claimed in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that Trump’s company used deceptive schemes to overstate the value of 23 properties and other assets, including its Fifth Avenue penthouse in Manhattan. and its chic Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

Trump’s legal team said he did not defraud anyone. Estimating real estate values ​​is a subjective art, they say, and the former president had no intention of tricking anyone into getting things he didn’t deserve.

Here’s a look at some of the ways Trump is accused in the lawsuit of lying about his net worth:

TRUMP TOWER, NEW YORK:

Trump announced his luxury triplex in the Trump Tower home was a whopping 30,000 square feet (2,787 square meters), when it was actually only a third that size, according to the attorney general’s office. . Based in part on this misrepresentation, the organization said in a 2015 financial statement that the apartment was worth $327 million. “That price was absurd,” the attorney general’s office said, noting that Trump’s valuation was more than three times the price of the most expensive apartment ever sold in New York.

MAR-A-LAGO, FLORIDA:

The Trump Organization has valued the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, now the former president’s primary residence, at $739 million. The attorney general’s office says its actual value was only a tenth of that amount. The company based its assessment on the premise that the Palm Beach waterfront property could be developed as residences, when in fact its permitted use was limited to that of a social club. As such, the resort’s revenue was only $25 million a year, which the attorney general said would have valued the property at around $75 million.

TRUMP PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK:

In its financial statements, the Trump Organization estimated its condominium tower on Manhattan’s posh Park Avenue to be worth up to $350 million, according to the lawsuit. Yet these estimates differed significantly from internal estimates used by the company for business planning. Part of the higher figures in the financial statements were due to the company ignoring the fact that a dozen apartments in the skyscraper were rent-stabilized, meaning they were unlikely to return. luxury prices. A bank-ordered appraisal in 2010 valued the units at $750,000. But company filings over the next two years listed the market value of those units at $50 million.

40 WALL ST., NEW YORK:

In another extreme example, James said the Trump Organization inflated the value of a Wall Street property that was originally valued at $220 million in 2012, but in statements the company said the property was valued at around $530 million – attributing that amount to the same valuation firm that appraised it at a lower amount. Three years later, the Trump Organization secured a new loan based roughly on a higher value. The company then said the property’s valuation was $735 million.

JUPITER GOLF CLUB, FLORIDA:

The New York Attorney General has accused the Trump Organization of pursuing a pattern of deception when it represented the value of a golf course in Jupiter, Florida at $62 million – just a year after Donald Trump bought for $5 million. “Virtually all of the value assigned to Jupiter has been fraudulently overstated due to several misleading methods and assumptions,” the attorney general’s office said in a statement.

ABERDEEN GOLF COURSE, SCOTLAND:

The Trump Organization has built less than 1,500 cottages and apartments on a golf course in Aberdeen, Scotland, although 2,500 such units were assumed. The company declared the value at $327 million, including $267 million based on building 2,500 rental units, the attorney general’s office said.

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Jury hears opening statements in New York trial from Trump ally https://normandylets.com/jury-hears-opening-statements-in-new-york-trial-from-trump-ally/ Wed, 21 Sep 2022 05:12:43 +0000 https://normandylets.com/jury-hears-opening-statements-in-new-york-trial-from-trump-ally/ NEW YORK – A close ally of Donald Trump used his access to the former Republican president to secretly help the United Arab Emirates try to influence US foreign policy in a ‘power and money’ scheme, an official said on Wednesday. prosecutor in a federal trial. A lawyer for Tom Barrack countered that his client […]]]>

NEW YORK – A close ally of Donald Trump used his access to the former Republican president to secretly help the United Arab Emirates try to influence US foreign policy in a ‘power and money’ scheme, an official said on Wednesday. prosecutor in a federal trial.

A lawyer for Tom Barrack countered that his client had an impeccable record of only pursuing legitimate business and political interests.

The exchange came during opening statements in the case against Barrack, a longtime Trump friend and California billionaire who chaired Trump’s inaugural committee in 2017. Barrack has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of acting as an unregistered agent of a foreign government, obstructing justice and making false statements.

A prosecutor told the New York jury that at the direction of UAE leaders, Barrack provided them with sensitive inside information about the Trump campaign and administration. At the same time, the energy-rich US ally has poured millions into business ventures operated by Barrack and his co-defendants, Assistant US Attorney Hiral Mehta said.

“When Donald Trump ran for president, the defendants saw an opportunity – an opportunity to use Barrack’s unique access to gain power and money for themselves,” Mehta said.

Barrack, he added, considered himself the “eyes, ears and voice” of the United Arab Emirates, which at one point asked him who Trump was considering for the post of secretary of state and president. Other Key Cabinet Positions.

In his opening statement, defense attorney Steven Schachter insisted there was no evidence Barrack ever took orders from the UAE or betrayed his country by becoming a secret agent.

“Tom Barrack is his own man,” he said. “Everything Tom did, you’re going to see he did as his own man, making his own decisions.”

A lawyer for Matthew Grimes, a co-defendant of Barrack who is on trial with him, said in his opening statement Wednesday that Grimes was a lackey at Barrack’s firm who was never able to be a foreign agent.

The government’s first witness was an expert on Middle Eastern affairs who is expected to continue testifying on Thursday.

Barrack, 75, was arrested last year and released on $250 million bail.

Before being indicted, Barrack attracted attention by raising $107 million for the former president’s inaugural celebration after the 2016 election. The event has come under scrutiny both for its lavish spending and for drawing in foreign officials and businessmen seeking to put pressure on the new administration.

The Los Angeles-based private equity manager was a key figure in UAE investments in a technology fund and real estate totaling $374 million. Prosecutors say that while he was entertaining these trade deals, he convinced Trump to take meetings and phone calls with the leaders of the United Arab Emirates.

Other efforts included crafting a campaign speech for Trump praising a member of the country’s royal family, briefing the Emiratis on what senior US officials thought of a boycott of the Qatar and the promise to advance the interests of the United Arab Emirates if appointed. as an ambassador or emissary to the Middle East.

Such an appointment “would empower ABU DHABI!” Barrack wrote in a message obtained by federal prosecutors, referring to the capital of the United Arab Emirates, which commands tens of billions of dollars in wealth funds from its oil and gas fields.

The US government is seeking to present evidence at trial that Barrack was in close communication with UAE Director of National Intelligence Ali al-Shamsi.

“Al Shamsi was one of the most senior UAE government officials with whom the defendants communicated in connection with the scheme charged, particularly given his prominent role in UAE intelligence operations, and testimonies regarding his role and responsibilities are central to this case,” prosecutors wrote. in court documents.

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Pandemic fatigue threatens COVID-19, monkeypox funding requests https://normandylets.com/pandemic-fatigue-threatens-covid-19-monkeypox-funding-requests/ Wed, 14 Sep 2022 19:15:22 +0000 https://normandylets.com/pandemic-fatigue-threatens-covid-19-monkeypox-funding-requests/ But the Biden administration says it needs more or the number of cases could rebound. The government is running out of money for COVID-19 tests and injections just as the country heads into winter – a season in which COVID-19 cases are expected to rise, with the possibility of new ones. variations emerge. As of […]]]>

But the Biden administration says it needs more or the number of cases could rebound. The government is running out of money for COVID-19 tests and injections just as the country heads into winter – a season in which COVID-19 cases are expected to rise, with the possibility of new ones. variations emerge.

As of September 2, Americans can no longer order free at-home rapid tests from the federal government, and the Department of Health and Human Services announced that it will run out of federal dollars to purchase and distribute COVID-19 vaccines. as soon as possible. in January 2023.

The monkeypox epidemic faces similar funding challenges.

Sexual health clinics, which have been largely on the front lines of the outbreak, are struggling to meet patient needs. A cam Congress allocates.

“Firefighters are not supposed to fight fire without water, any more than the military are supposed to fight wars without weapons. Yet, over the past three months, we have been on the front lines asking leaders for the support our network desperately needs,” David Harvey, executive director of the National Coalition of STD Directors, said in a statement.

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‘Selling Tyler and Brittany Snow from The OC: Relationship Timeline https://normandylets.com/selling-tyler-and-brittany-snow-from-the-oc-relationship-timeline/ Wed, 14 Sep 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://normandylets.com/selling-tyler-and-brittany-snow-from-the-oc-relationship-timeline/ The new from Netflix sell sunset spin off, Sell ​​CO, brought with it a whole new cast of real estate agents for everyone to obsess over. And, of course, while this is *technically* a real estate show, the agents’ personal lives have a funny way of getting into the mix. Not that nobody cares! However, […]]]>

The new from Netflix sell sunset spin off, Sell ​​CO, brought with it a whole new cast of real estate agents for everyone to obsess over. And, of course, while this is *technically* a real estate show, the agents’ personal lives have a funny way of getting into the mix. Not that nobody cares! However, I’m sure Chrishell Stause has some thoughts on the matter.

A new CO star that you are bound to have big Qs is a very tall and very, very handsome Tyler Stanaland. The new agent is actually married to actress Brittany Snow (from Perfect fame) and the two had a really cute romance.

But on Wednesday, the couple announced they were separating after two years of marriage in a joint Instagram, with sources telling People that Tyler’s involvement with Sell ​​CO and the ensuing drama simply “shattered” them.

These two have kept their romance pretty secret, but they’ve shared a few details about their romance over the years. Here’s what you need to know about their entire timeline:

2018: The couple begin dating.

Brittany and Tyler started dating in 2018 after crashing out hardcore from a distance.

While they had friends in common, Tyler did things the old-fashioned way, and instead of waiting to swipe right, he decided to swipe straight into Brittany’s DMs. Despite a “really lame pickup line” (that’s what Brittany said People)things seem to have worked out well for Tyler so far.

Brittany told People that their first date was dinner at a local Mexican restaurant.

“We had tacos after years of loving each other and completely forgot how to talk,” Tyler shared. “There was a certain amount of tequila consumed and then we started talking a lot. Then we fell in love and nothing really changed, we still eat tacos and margaritas together.”

February 2019: They get engaged.

Brittany and Tyler got engaged on Feb. 19, 2019, but they kept things pretty quiet for a while.

In an Instagram post that has since been deleted (why, you ask? It’s unclear), Brittany wrote, “A few weeks ago I said ‘YES’ about a million times to the man of my wildest and most beautiful dreams. After celebrating with friends and family, we wanted to let a few other friends (you guys) know… did it happen? »

Brittany said she was “always pinching herself and thanking my lucky stars for the truest feeling I’ve ever had.”

Tyler also posted about the engagement – and it too been deleted. “You are the most beautiful, smartest, most caring, caring, amazing human and I couldn’t be more excited to make life with you,” he said. “Here’s forever and making our wildest dreams come true.” I love you to the moon and back. 🌙💛💛💛.”

February 2020: The couple organizes a bachelor party.

Apparently, these two can’t get enough of each other because they decided to throw a bachelorette party right before they got married, for American weekly.

“Guys and girls will do separate things one night and then we’ll get together for a day of fun together,” Tyler said. “I just want to celebrate with my best friend.”

“He’s my Prince Charming come alive, but he’s a surfer,” Brittany added.

March 2020: They are getting married in Malibu.

Just before everything shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tyler and Brittany got married in Malibu. It rained on their wedding day *cue Alanis Morissette*, and the ceremony was held outside, Brittany says The knot.

“It was our dream location,” Brittany said. “We wanted something intimate, warm, beautiful and quaint.”

Brittany said the couple “had a tent for insurance,” which was a good thing because “it rained until the ceremony started.”

“If we hadn’t brought a tent, which isn’t cheap, everyone would have been in the cold rain,” she added.

It seems the couple kept the music and the margaritas flowing the entire time because, TBH, the event looked nothing short of spectacular.

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2021: Things seem to be going well for the married couple.

In 2021, Brittany shared a sweet tribute to Tyler on Instagram for his birthday.

How did I get so lucky. I love you like crazy, you are perfectly handsome, selfless, dorky, funny, nerd,” she wrote. “You are a real dream come true and you make me believe in all good things. I LOVE YOU. Happy birthday husband @tylerstanaland.

Alright, CUTE!

August 2022: Tyler’s new show, Selling the OC, airs on Netflix.

Brittany still hasn’t spoken publicly about her husband’s role in the new reality show and don’t expect to see her on the show. She has been busy preparing for her directorial debut on her film, September 17, it should be out soon.

“She’s supportive,” Tyler said HEY at the time. “I have what makes the most sense in my career, and she has what makes the most sense in her career, and kind of the best, we do it and we support it, and I think that’s what makes our relationship so successful.”

The two haven’t posted much together in recent months. Tyler’s last appearance on Brittany’s IG was in October 2021, and his last post with her was in September 2021.

And while they were posting less often, Brittany was sure to leave sweet comments on her husband’s Instagrams, and especially ones featuring their shared pup, Charlie. “Best dad 😍,” she captioned a photo from April.

September 2022: Tyler and Brittany announce their separation.

Apparently, Tyler’s involvement in Sell ​​CO (and the fact that one of her cast members tried to kiss her…twice!) made things pretty rough for the couple, and they announced their split on Sept. 14 after two years of marriage. The two made the announcement in joint Instagram posts.

“After time and thought, Tyler and I have made the difficult decision to go our separate ways,” the post read. “This decision was made with love and mutual respect. We realized that we needed to take time and ensure that each of us was living our most fulfilling and authentic life.”

He continues: “We started this journey as best friends and our relationship will continue to be a priority not only for us but for our dog Charlie. We sincerely appreciate your support and ask for privacy as we navigate this new chapter. .”

Ahead of their big announcement, a source said People that Tyler’s involvement in the show “broke them to pieces,” adding, “they had issues before, but that’s the straw that broke the camel’s back.”

Another source went so far as to say “it’s over” and that “all the girls [on the show] are obsessed with him,” People reported. “He tried to be really respectful, but it hurt his marriage 100 per cent.”

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New York to restrict carrying guns after Supreme Court ruling https://normandylets.com/new-york-to-restrict-carrying-guns-after-supreme-court-ruling/ Tue, 30 Aug 2022 18:32:12 +0000 https://normandylets.com/new-york-to-restrict-carrying-guns-after-supreme-court-ruling/ NEW YORK – Amid bright lights and electronic billboards in New York’s Times Square, city officials display new signs proclaiming the bustling intersection a ‘gun-free zone’. The sprawling Manhattan tourist attraction is one of dozens of ‘sensitive’ places – including parks, churches and theaters – that will be banned from guns under a sweeping new […]]]>

NEW YORK – Amid bright lights and electronic billboards in New York’s Times Square, city officials display new signs proclaiming the bustling intersection a ‘gun-free zone’.

The sprawling Manhattan tourist attraction is one of dozens of ‘sensitive’ places – including parks, churches and theaters – that will be banned from guns under a sweeping new state law which will come into effect on Thursday. The measure, passed after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June, expanded gun rights, also sets strict standards for issuing concealed carry permits.

New York is among half a dozen states whose key provisions of its gun laws have been struck down by the High Court because of the requirement for plaintiffs to prove they had “good cause” for a permit. Gov. Kathy Hochul said Friday that she and her fellow Democrats in the state Legislature took action next week because the decision “destroyed a governor’s ability to protect his citizens from people who carry concealed weapons wherever they choose”.

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The quickly passed law, however, has sparked confusion and legal challenges from gun owners who say it improperly limits their constitutional rights.

“They seem to be designed less to combat gun violence and more simply to prevent people from getting guns – even if those people are upstanding, law-abiding citizens, who the Supreme Court has ruled have the right to have them,” said Jonathan Corbett. , a Brooklyn attorney and license seeker who is one of many challenging the law in court.

By law, applicants for a concealed carry permit will be required to complete 16 hours of classroom training and two hours of live-fire drills. Ordinary citizens would be banned from bringing firearms into schools, churches, subways, theaters and amusement parks, among other places deemed “sensitive” by authorities.

Applicants will also be required to provide a list of social media accounts within the past three years as part of a ‘character and conduct’ review. The requirement was added because shooters sometimes dropped signs of violence online before opening fire on people.

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Sheriffs in some upstate counties said the extra work of their investigators could add to existing backlogs in processing applications.

In Rochester, Monroe County Sheriff Todd Baxter said it currently takes two to four hours to complete a pistol license background check on a “clean” candidate. He estimates that the new law will add one to three additional hours for each permit. The county has approximately 600 pistol permits pending.

“It’s going to slow everything down a bit more,” he said.

In the Mohawk Valley, Fulton County Sheriff Richard C. Giardino had questions about how digital sleuthing would play out.

“That says three years of your social media. We’re not going to print three years of social media posts by everyone. If you look at my Facebook, I send six or ten things a day,” said the sheriff, a former district attorney and judge.

The list of no-go spaces for carrying firearms has drawn criticism from advocates who say it is so long that it will be difficult for people with permits to move around in public. People carrying a gun could only enter a private business with a permit, such as a sign posted on the window.

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Giardino has already started handing out signs to local businesses saying people can carry legal firearms on the premises. Jennifer Elson, owner of Let’s Twist Again Diner in Amsterdam, said she displayed the sheriff’s sign, along with one of her own readings in part “by our governor, we need to get this nonsense out.” If you are a law-abiding citizen who has obtained a legal transport permit, you are welcome here.

“I am convinced that everyone’s constitutional rights must be protected,” she said.

But Times Square, visited by about 50 million tourists each year, and many less crowded places carrying a gun will be illegal from Thursday.

New York City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams said Tuesday she looks forward to seeing authorities act to “protect New Yorkers and visitors who frequent Times Square.”

A lawsuit challenging the provisions of the law argued that the rules make it difficult for licensees to leave their homes without breaking the law. A federal judge is expected to rule soon on a petition challenging several provisions of the law, which was filed on behalf of a Schenectady resident who holds a transport license.

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The Supreme Court ruling also led to a flurry of laws in California to tighten gun ownership rules, including a new law that could hold gun dealers and manufacturers liable for any harm caused. by anyone that they have “reasonable grounds to believe they are at substantial risk” of using a weapon illegally.

Earlier this month, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a measure that would require firearms license applicants to undergo personal interviews with a licensing authority.

New Jersey required people to complete training before receiving a license and would require new residents to register firearms imported from out of state.

Hawaii, which has the lowest gun death toll in the nation, is still weighing its options. Since the Supreme Court ruling, the state has granted only one new firearms license.

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Although New York does not keep statewide data on pistol license applications, there are reports of long lines at the county clerks office and other evidence of an increase. requests before the entry into force of the law.

In the Mohawk Valley, Pine Tree Rifle Club president Paul Catucci said interest in safety courses taught by club volunteers “exploded” by the end of the summer.

“I had to turn hundreds down,” he said.

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Former NYC Mayor de Blasio goes to Harvard as a lecturer https://normandylets.com/former-nyc-mayor-de-blasio-goes-to-harvard-as-a-lecturer/ Wed, 24 Aug 2022 14:44:44 +0000 https://normandylets.com/former-nyc-mayor-de-blasio-goes-to-harvard-as-a-lecturer/ NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will come to Harvard this fall as a lecturer in the university’s schools of government and public health. De Blasio, a Democrat who served as mayor from 2014 to 2021, will participate in “a variety of discussions, events and programs” at Harvard Kennedy […]]]>

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will come to Harvard this fall as a lecturer in the university’s schools of government and public health.

De Blasio, a Democrat who served as mayor from 2014 to 2021, will participate in “a variety of discussions, events and programs” at Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics and teach courses on leadership and service public at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, the schools announced in separate announcements on Wednesday.

Kim Janey, the former acting mayor of Boston, will also be a member of the school of public health.

“We are thrilled to welcome Mayor de Blasio and Mayor Janey to campus as Menschel Senior Leadership Fellows,” said Dean Michelle A. Williams.

Williams said both officials grapple with public health crises including COVID-19, homelessness and the opioid epidemic.

“Their insights and mentorship will be extremely helpful to students aspiring to public office, as well as those seeking to lead in other sectors,” she said.

At the Institute of Politics, de Blasio will be joined by other fellows, including former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.

Setti Warren, the institute’s acting director, said “de Blasio’s decades of experience in local government, federal agencies, national campaigns and running the nation’s largest city will provide invaluable insights to our students and the Harvard community”.

De Blasio said he looks forward to teaching a new generation of leaders and activists. “My key message to them: we CAN make bold incremental change. I know it because I lived it. tweeted the former mayor.

De Blasio, who grew up in Massachusetts and is an avid Boston Red Sox fan, was barred by term limits from seeking a third four-year term as mayor.

After an unsuccessful campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, de Blasio flirted with the New York gubernatorial bid this year and then staged a brief run for a congressional district that includes his Brooklyn home. Former federal prosecutor and Trump impeachment attorney Daniel Goldman secured the Democratic nomination for the seat in a primary on Tuesday.

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Who is Brittany Bell? All about Nick Cannon’s ex-girlfriend, baby mama https://normandylets.com/who-is-brittany-bell-all-about-nick-cannons-ex-girlfriend-baby-mama/ Wed, 24 Aug 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://normandylets.com/who-is-brittany-bell-all-about-nick-cannons-ex-girlfriend-baby-mama/ Nick Cannon is expecting his third child – and tenth overall – with ex-girlfriend Brittany Bell, but who exactly is the beauty among Cannon’s many lovers? Learn more about the former dancer and pageant girl below. Brittany Bell is expecting her third child with Nick Cannon.Getty Images Where is Brittany Bell from? Bell attended J-School […]]]>

Nick Cannon is expecting his third child – and tenth overall – with ex-girlfriend Brittany Bell, but who exactly is the beauty among Cannon’s many lovers?

Learn more about the former dancer and pageant girl below.

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Brittany Bell is expecting her third child with Nick Cannon.
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Where is Brittany Bell from?

Bell of Brittany.
Bell attended J-School in Arizona before becoming a model and pageant competitor.
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Bell is originally from Barrigada, Guam, before moving to Arizona for college where she attended the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications. She became the first college graduate in her family, reports The Sun.

She also worked as a secondary dancer in the NBA for the Phoenix Suns.

What beauty pageant did she enter?

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Bell won the Miss Arizona title in 2010.
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She then competed for the title of Miss Arizona, winning the crown in 2010. While she continued to represent the state in the Miss USA pageant the same year, she was eliminated in the first round.

Did she compete as Miss Guam?

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Bell also represented Guam in the Miss Universe Pageant.
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Four years later, she won the 2014 Miss Guam crown and competed in the Miss Universe pageant, but again she was unranked and eliminated.

When did she meet Nick Cannon?

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Bell met her lover Nick Cannon again in 2015.
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Bell reportedly met Cannon in 2015 – a year after TV personality split from superstar Mariah Carey. The former couple share eldest children, twins Monroe and Moroccan.

How many children do they have?

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Cannon and the pageant queen share two children and are expecting a third.
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The recurring couple welcomed son Golden “Sagon” Cannon in 2017 and daughter Powerful Queen in 2020.

Bell’s second pregnancy was announced while Cannon was dating model Jessica White, according to US Weekly.

Is Brittany pregnant?

Brittany Bell, mighty queen.
Bell’s next child will be her third and Cannon’s tenth.
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Cannon went on to have several more children with other women – including his second set of twins, Zion and Zillion, his late son Zen and youngest son Legendary – before announcing that he and Bell were expecting their third together.

“Time stood still and this happened. #Sunshine #SonRISE,” Cannon captioned an Instagram video that featured their maternity photo shoot.

Bell has yet to acknowledge her last pregnancy.

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The family says goodbye to Brittany Hendershot https://normandylets.com/the-family-says-goodbye-to-brittany-hendershot/ Tue, 23 Aug 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://normandylets.com/the-family-says-goodbye-to-brittany-hendershot/ Brittany Hendershot (photo provided to MHNN by family) PORT JERVIS — Brittany Amber Hendershot would have turned 22 last week, but never got the chance to celebrate the birthday in her typical, fun way, with family and friends. Instead, a wake is being held today, August 23, and a funeral and burial tomorrow. “I can […]]]>
Brittany Hendershot (photo provided to MHNN by family)

PORT JERVIS — Brittany Amber Hendershot would have turned 22 last week, but never got the chance to celebrate the birthday in her typical, fun way, with family and friends. Instead, a wake is being held today, August 23, and a funeral and burial tomorrow.

“I can just say to all parents, if you feel like the person your child is with is using drugs or controlling your child, call them. Go with your gut,” her father, Lee Hendershot, told Mid-Hudson News. “I called him on it. He lied. I had a bad feeling, but I couldn’t save my daughter.

Missing for nearly two months, Brittany’s remains were recovered from a wooded area in the town of Wallkill last week, Monday August 15. Her grieving parents, Lee and Crystal Hendershot, and other relatives say they remained hopeful until after this intense search results would yield a different outcome for her daughter. Instead, Brittany’s identity was positively confirmed by an autopsy performed last week by the Orange County Medical Examiner’s Office.

A cause of death and other test results remain pending as all information is analyzed and reviewed.

“We’re trying to hold on for Brittany’s child, but justice must be served. There’s no way my daughter lived in these woods by choice,” Lee said at the memorial gathering. “She had a house and she had a baby. He (her boyfriend) was controlling. She did everything he wanted her to do. It just wasn’t Brittany.

On what would have been Brittany’s 22n/a birthday, August 19, the Hendershots spent the day planning a funeral and the evening attending a candlelit memorial service held for their daughter.

Brittany loved music and dancing, and the two were included — with many tears — at the memorial attended by dozens of people. Those who knew Brittany confirmed her parents’ feeling that she would never have chosen to give up her baby.

As she prepared for Tuesday’s wake, Crystal Hendershot said her daughter was misled by what she felt was love.

“She thought she was in love. She and the baby were welcome to live here, but we didn’t want her boyfriend here. He was controlling and wasn’t good for Brittany or the baby,” Crystal said.

Once before, Brittany, her boyfriend and their baby were located by a Port Jervis police officer in a wooded area of ​​Wallkill. He brought the baby and Brittany back to her parents’ home on June 12. Brittany told them her boyfriend had fled the scene.

“Brittany helped the police find her boyfriend at that time. She hadn’t run, but he had. Brittany told us he was on heroin and jumped in the river and ran – or something. He was found and arrested, but was released immediately. On prison reform,” Crystal said.

Once her boyfriend was released from prison, Brittany moved on, leaving her baby with her parents. She told her parents she would be back in half an hour, then followed up with a text that she was on her way home.

“She never came home again. Port Jervis Police came to our house last week with a priest to tell us she had been found,” Crystal said. “The police kept us informed and did their best to find her. We always held out hope that she would be found. But not this way.

Reached the morning of Brittany’s wake, Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden said police and others, including the general public, searched diligently to find Brittany. This was PJFD Chaplain Tom Zahradnik, Sgt. Chris Sargente and Officer Osowick who broke the tragic news to Brittany’s parents when she was finally found.

“Much of what we do isn’t visible to the public, but we’ve searched diligently for weeks and followed many tips and leads,” Worden said. “Unfortunately, this has brought some closure to Brittany’s family, but not the closure we had hoped for. The autopsy results will continue to be reviewed and all results will be analyzed for several weeks. This remains an active case with New York State Police,” Worden said. “We greatly appreciate the strong partnership we have with the public and other police departments, and appreciate all of the assistance we receive.

A wake will be held on Tuesday, August 23 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Gray Parker Funeral Home. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery following a funeral service to be held at 10 a.m. on August 24 at the funeral home.

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If I could change one thing in education: community schools… https://normandylets.com/if-i-could-change-one-thing-in-education-community-schools/ Sun, 21 Aug 2022 14:08:59 +0000 https://normandylets.com/if-i-could-change-one-thing-in-education-community-schools/ (MENAFN – The Conversation) Students thrive in environments where they are seen and valued as full members of classroom communities. A major aspect of social development in education is the formation of student identities. From an early age, students are encouraged to make connections between what they are learning, their lives and the world around […]]]>

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Students thrive in environments where they are seen and valued as full members of classroom communities.

A major aspect of social development in education is the formation of student identities. From an early age, students are encouraged to make connections between what they are learning, their lives and the world around them.

It’s not just about their sense of self. In the classroom, they seek to foster a sense of belonging and acceptance within their school and community, and learn to negotiate their place in society.

But what happens when learners don’t see themselves reflected in what is being taught or don’t feel a sense of belonging? Very early on, there is disengagement and disconnection. Both can have a lasting negative impact on student achievement and well-being.

I am a researcher focused on the school experiences of African, Afro-Caribbean and Black youth and families. If I could do one thing to change elementary education in Canada, I would ask school staff to understand the importance of the school-family-community partnership in improving outcomes for all students.

Go together

There is an African proverb that says if you want to go fast, go alone and if you want to go far, go together. How a community, including a school community, prioritizes the needs of students is critical to their success.

When schools, families and communities work together as partners, students benefit. Benefits include safer school environments, strengthening parenting skills, encouraging community service, improving academic skills, and achieving other desired goals that benefit students.

So how do we do this partnership?

When schools, families and communities work together as partners, students benefit. (AP Photo/Brittany Newman) Learn

As the late cultural theorist and educator Bell Hooks tells us:

Teachers are also learners. The effectiveness of their learning is profoundly influenced by the daily interactions between their students and themselves.

By taking the time to learn about students in the classroom, teachers gain a better sense of students’ strengths and needs. It also means identifying barriers that may hinder learning and participation.

Teachers have the opportunity to discover students’ interests, what they are passionate about, and what is important to them and their families. Teachers who are lifelong learners understand that family and community are essential to student growth and development.

Affirm student identity

Culturally relevant and responsive teaching provides the framework for creating learning environments that are inclusive and honor the lived experiences of learners and their families.

The idea of ​​inclusive education begins with affirming students’ identity and intersectionalities – the whole of who they are and all facets of their lives. It is about being concerned with what and how students learn. This simple yet transformative approach can help teachers rethink student engagement.

Teachers have the opportunity to discover what students are passionate about and what is important to them and their families. (AP Photo/Brittany Newman) The knowledge holders are here

All families and communities are full of resources and knowledge holders that could support learning in the classroom.

Their contributions not only build the capacity of schools, but meet the needs of students, especially families of Black, Indigenous and racialized students. Schools can do this by building relationships, incorporating families’ interests into the classroom and curriculum, and then taking steps with them to solve problems together .

When teachers and school staff consider ‘family’ as part of a child’s education, they need to consider how definitions of family vary across time and cultural contexts. This includes recognizing caregivers such as siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles and even community members as parents who often step in to care for children.

Building relationships

Families want to get involved and partner with school staff to ensure the success of children and youth. This requires reciprocity and coordination of relationships between teachers to build a bridge between home and school cultures. The development of such a relationship is based on interdependence, understanding and shared decision-making.

Collaborations with families – especially people often positioned as passive or absent – ​​will foster supportive and trusting relationships.

Engaging families in only one way presupposes a limited image of their realities. (Shutterstock) Reduce barriers

Families do not present themselves in the same way in schools. Engaging them in only one way presupposes a limited image of their realities. For example, 2SLGBTQ+ families and newcomers encounter barriers and discrimination.

How could schools make “parent council meetings” more accessible and inclusive? Start with a name change to make them more inclusive to represent the widest range of families and kinship in real-world communities.

These spaces allow community members to gain a better understanding of what is happening within the school. However, the meetings of the “parents’ council” are often poorly attended, for various reasons – time, lack of childcare services, limited links with the school community, fight against racism and discrimination, etc.

Invest in awareness

Learn which days, times and methods of communication are preferred. The pandemic has opened our eyes to many possibilities and creative ways to communicate. Learn which strategies work best. Schools must be ready to change.

Read more: 5 ways school boards can fight racial injustice

Ask questions and listen actively. Discuss values ​​and develop an understanding of how experiences of racism, power and classism play out in a school setting and affect communication and interaction.

To better understand the school climate and the concerns of families and students, schools or school boards need to provide opportunities for people to share their ideas. For example, how might surveys, information materials available in multiple languages ​​and media, and even a commitment to auditing curricula interrogate what is maintained as a normative culture in our schools?

Often there is a lack of common vision on how to support students. But the impact on the family as a whole is greater when the family is seen as an important partner in supporting the overall development of their child.

Arianna Lambert, a passionate elementary school teacher and educator, co-authored this article.

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