Liz Moran, El Dorado, Six Years discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network
A forty year battle to closed the indian point. Nuclear power plant came to an end last week. As last of his three reactors was permanently. Shut down on. friday indian. Point was once the single largest source of electric power in the state but its presence on the banks of the hudson river. Just twenty five miles. North of new york city has long raised safety and environmental concerns the first reactor shut down in one thousand. Nine hundred seventy four the second just last year. Liz moran with the new york public interest research group calls the final closure a huge victory. This plant pose a major threat. To new yorkers the over mentally really yorkers who live in or work in the new york metropolitan area critics of the closure one the loss of a carbon free source of power will increase. New york's reliance on natural gas at a time when the state is seeking to cut emissions from fossil fuels. I'm andrea sears. Reporting a new program aims to help staff at homeless shelters better care for their. Lgbtq plus clients more than that from suzanne potter experts from the equality california institute have offered lgbtq plus diversity equity and inclusion training to medical professionals for six years. But now they've expanded to include the staffs of programs that serve people who are homeless kandara who teaches the one hour program via zoom says. The key is to place people in the housing where they feel most at ease. But if you have someone telling you they're transgender. Women might feel more comfortable in shelter with men or she might feel more comfortable and shelter with women so really giving folks agency to decide where they feel most comfortable. The training teachers the correct terminology and bandera says it emphasizes the fact that transgender people are not more threatening than anyone else and are more likely to be victims of aggression rene evans with an organization called only kindness that works on rapid rehousing in el dorado county says. The program taught her staff not to avoid the topic of gender identity and more north con employers have changed their time off policies to include sick leave related to covid nineteen but low income workers and those industries considered essential are still less likely to have paid leave. That's according to the north carolina. Justice center kathy colville with north carolina institute of medicine had they think demographic shifts in the last decade so that most children in north carolina are cared for by parents who are working outside the home state. Lawmakers are considering the nc paid family. 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