…Chief Constable admits ranks abusing authority Accusations have been made by the Market Vendors Union of vendors in Georgetown experiencing harassment from City Constables, but M&CC Chief Constable Andrew Foo recently denied that vendors are being harassed.Vendors’ Union president Eon Andrews has said he is concerned about the issue, since it happens to be an ongoing one. He has even alleged that City Constables have been extorting money from vendors.Chief Constable Andrew Foo“A lot of these constables go and shake down the vendors, always seeking to get a raise or to probably get a black bag from these people. They will be collecting these things from a vendor or two, and from the time that vendor stop (giving them anything), they arrest (that vendor),” he told this publication on Saturday.Lack of securityAndrews has also voiced concern that there is inadequate security in the market area, although constables are being paid to do their jobs.“We are concerned that you (City Constables) spend time harassing a set of persons who are trying to get a living, who are trying their best to confirm to the requirements of the City; and then the Constabulary in particular, right in front of them, there are those youngsters who hang around right in front of the parks, robbing people. It means then that people are now afraid to go in those areas and buy,” he complained.When contacted, Foo told Guyana Times he is unaware that vendors are being harassed by City Constables.He noted that it is the constables’ duty to ensure order is maintained in the City. “The Constabulary has a duty to perform in terms of the enforcement of laws. You mentioned some vendors who are making claims of harassment by constables. I, as we speak, have not been, in terms of formally or officially, notified of these claims, and I am saying this based on the fact that the Constabulary is a Policing body,” the Chief Constable explained.He went on to say that the Constabulary has provisions in place for persons who have claims of harassment, which can lead to necessary action being taken against constables.“We will conduct our investigations, which can lead to departmental, in terms of charges, or we can have those ranks placed before the court. Likewise, those persons can, depending on the nature of the matter, they can also make reports to the Police,” Foo said.The Chief Constable went on to note that, in keeping with the law, vending activities should not be done on the streets; and this would most times result in breaches of the law.Abusing authorityFoo admitted that he is aware of the fact that persons within the Constabulary have been abusing their authority, and he is urging vendors to make official reports at the City Constabulary, so that necessary action can be taken.Over the years, vendors have allegedly been facing harassment by City Constables attached to the Mayor and City Council (M&CC).In 2016, several vendors took to the streets in the form of a peaceful protest, as they sought to put an end to Council’s harassment.“I think to myself (that) Mr Royston King (Town Clerk) is overstepping his marks. To me, he is behaving as if he was not a poor person. Why is it that you are only attacking the vendors? There are no other working class persons that you can attack? Maybe because he believe that we are sitting at the road corner selling? We are doing a legitimate job, he should allow us to sell our time,” one vendor told Guyana Times.She said the complaints from City Hall are that vendors sometimes leave the area untidy. While that is true to some extent, she claims that council is receiving fees from vendors, and they must know who vends where. “They must be able to tax them, but Peter mustn’t pay for Paul, and Paul pay for all. He is punishing poor people,” she said.
Need some good news for a change? Some Afghan farmers are finding better profits growing roses than growing opium poppies.Damask roses are endemic to Afghanistan, reports Phys.org, but the country is better known for an export that fuels violence and death: opium.Opium is big business in Afghanistan, where Nangarhar is the sixth biggest poppy-producing province.Poppy cultivation hit a new record last year, with opium production soaring 87 percent to an estimated 9,000 tonnes, official figures show.Sales of opium poppies create many well-known evil effects downstream. Drug trafficking, though illegal in the country, engenders gang violence and international conflicts, and fuels much of the economic ties of violent countries to other violent countries. The illegal traffic in opioids, derived from poppies, has created a crisis in western countries through a tangled web of supply, addiction, and dependence. This “export” from Afghan farmers—many of whom are just trying to make a living for their poor families—fuels war and death on a massive scale.But what if the poor farmers could be convinced to grow something good instead? Something beautiful, useful, and in high demand? What if they could make a better living growing roses?The farmers who are trying it, according to the article, are finding these benefits in switching:The roses used by the farmers are native to the country.Roses are easier to grow than poppies. They don’t require as much water, fertilizer or care.Roses provide a variety of useful products: rose water, essential oils, perfumes and bouquets.Rose farming is more profitable. Other countries have customers willing to pay high prices for the products.Growing roses is perfectly legal and beneficial, unlike opium poppies.“Rose trees are also more durable, lasting 30 to 50 years, compared with poppies, which must be planted every season.”The task of picking the rose petals gives other Afghans worthy employment in harvesting. It takes a lot of petals to produce a small amount of oil, and they have to be distilled quickly. Europeans love the stuff. One company supplies European vanity:Its rose oil now supplies several European companies, including German organic cosmetics brand Dr. Hauschka—whose products are priced well out of reach of ordinary Afghans.“They make very expensive creams with our roses,” says Mohmand [owner of Afghan Roses Ltd.].The motto is “Make perfume, not war” for those trying out the switch. Farmers are saying they are “better than poppies” and are making them more money than they used to grow in the illegal opium trade. One farmer named Mohammed din Sapai is very happy with his first harvest of flowers.Sapai is one of more than 800 farmers in the province bordering Pakistan benefiting from the “Roses for Nangarhar” project, a joint Afghan-German initiative set up in 2007 to encourage poppy growers to switch to a legal, money-making flower.“They provided us with the plants, the tools and even paid us for the first year when we had no harvest,” Sapai, 50, explains….He makes enough money to support his family, and insists roses have fewer costs and take less effort. After the rose season, which ends in May, he switches to growing vegetables.The idea could spread to African countries as well.Orzala exports its rose oil to Canadian company The 7 Virtues, which also sources essential oils from Haiti, the Middle East and Rwanda under the slogan “Make perfume, not war”.A peace initiative like this could pay international dividends and maybe even prevent another war, in addition to giving growers a beneficial way to care for their families.God made roses and poppies, so what are we to make of this story? Genesis says that thorns arose after the Fall when sin entered the world, as part of the curse. And yet “He did not leave Himself without witness,” Paul told the men of Lystra, “in that He good, providing you with fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness” (Acts 14). Because God is just, Earth became a world of dangers and death after the Fall (requiring, ultimately, Christ’s sacrifice), but because God is good, earth also retained much of its incredible beauty and provision, too. Poppies are beautiful flowers that many westerners cultivate in their gardens. They don’t have to be grown for substance abuse. Roses are famous for bouquets and beneficial products, but they could also scratch and injure people if someone were to use the branches as whips.So often, cultures get stuck in a rut. The problem in Afghanistan is not with poor farmers who need to support their families, but with drug traffickers who take advantage of discoveries that substances in the crop, when abused, create addiction in humans. The drug traffickers plot their evil, knowing that addicts will provide a secure market. Many of the Afghan farmers probably do not intend to hurt people. They’re just trying to survive. If farmers have always grown opium poppies as a habit, it may be the only thing they know. All it takes is a little convincing that they could live better growing legal products like roses, and word-of-mouth success could overturn the opium trade. Wouldn’t that be a blessing for the whole world!Use this story to think about our own environments. What useful products are within 100 feet of your home? Most of us probably have no idea of the wealth surrounding us. If we only knew about the potential in nearby natural resources, we might be rich. That’s why we like reporting stories on biomimetics and on research with applications to improve our lives. Remember all the beneficial uses of Moringa, the drumstick tree? (11 April 2017). Talk about acres of diamonds! Some of the poorest countries in the world may not even know the riches all around them. They don’t need foreign aid; they need to learn how to pick up and trade the diamonds at their feet. The people of Haiti could be rich if it weren’t for the corrupt leaders who rob them. So often, the problem of poverty comes from evil leaders, not from the lack of resources (Venezuela and Nicaragua being current examples). Even in this Afghanistan story, rose farmers have to take great care to avoid the Taliban’s bullets.God provides for the birds, but He doesn’t drop the food into the nest. He gave humans minds to discover and learn. Someone had to do scientific research to figure out that rose petals had oils that could be beneficial. If scientists would ditch the useless work on life in outer space and Darwinian evolution, and apply their minds to good for their fellow man, the world would prosper and be much more peaceful. Science cannot operate without morals. Science is not an end in itself. God intended us to use knowledge for good: to honor God and love our neighbors.Another virtue of this story is that roses, as plants, constitute a renewable resource that will not harm the environment or ruin the ecology. Even though some of the products satisfy vanity over need, this is different from the fur trade that nearly wiped out beaver in the 1840s to satisfy the vanity of European men wishing to appear stylish in beaver hats. And who knows? Perhaps demand will motivate further discovery for rose products, including medicines. (Roses are edible, and “rose hips” are known for their nutritious benefits.) We applaud the effort of this company to teach Afghan farmers how to live better by switching from the drug trade to the rose trade. We don’t know the motivations or beliefs of “The 7 Virtues” company or any of its affiliates, but without necessarily taking any instruction from the Bible, they illustrate how humans should use knowledge for good. This is a practical way of showing the image of God in man, and fulfilling Christ’s admonition, “Blessed are the peacemakers.” Let those who follow Christ lead the way. (Visited 448 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0
taylor hatmaker Facebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Pro… Tags:#apps#health#social networks Related Posts Getting Healthy, Gamified SuperBetter (iOS and Web)SuperBetter, designed by gaming advocate Jane McGonigal, is an experiment in gamifying health. McGonigal applies her deep understanding of the psychology of games to a wide array of health goals. The app (for iOS only, unfortunately) is a companion to the SuperBetter website, where most of the action happens. SuperBetter’s holistic approach puts equal emphasis on happiness and de-stressing, and its playful, video game-like achievement system really works. Quit Smoking For Real This TimeLivestrong: My Quit Coach for iOS, Quit Smoking: Cessation Nation for AndroidQuitting smoking tops a lot of resolution lists for a reason: namely, it’s really, really hard. You can use one of the general-purpose apps on this list to help you cut out the cancer sticks, but this duo of apps is designed to target smoker-specific challenges and milestones. With features like social support, time tracking and a savings calculator, these apps tackle the nasty habit from all angles.Tracking your behavior and tapping into a networks of folks all working on working on themselves is a surefire way to make those resolutions last at least a little bit longer into 2013. Worst case scenario, you’ll still have tucked away some cool aggregated data about yourself.Best case? Maybe you’ll pay off the interest on that interest.Lead image courtesy of Shutterstock. Humans are wont to misbehave when no one is watching. Hence the psychology of the New Year’s resolution: Kick off the New Year with a public declaration of the stuff you want to fix about yourself. The problem is that during those long, listless winter months, it’s easy for your attention, and your resolve, to drift away from your self-improvement goals.Sound familiar?Whether you’re looking to get happy, get in shape or get just about anything else, though, it turns out that smartphone apps can help keep you on track, mostly by tracking your behavior and reminding you – and sometimes your friends – how you’re doing. These 11 excellent apps can help turn sadly failed resolutions into proudly achieved goals:Write It All DownDay One (iOS or Mac), Diaro (Android)Being accountable to Facebook friends is great, but making any kind of life change is best paired with a bit of introspection. Journal-keeping apps can be a great way to check in with yourself, no matter what your goals are. Keeping a basic daily record of even simple stuff (have a headache Monday? Feel energized after your Tuesday workout?) can be a powerful glimpse into health and mood patterns that have a big say in breaking bad habits and building new ones. Get Fit With Friends Fitocracy (iOS), RunKeeper (iOS or Android), MyFitnessPal (iOS or Android), Endomondo (iOS or Android) These hybrid social/fitness apps do it all – and they don’t even yell at you for more reps. There are a ton of social fitness apps in the various app stores, so it’s best to experiment and see which ones emphasizes the aspect of that whole health thing that resonates with you. These four a great place to start your search: Designed around data and sharing, they all have the social boost you might be lacking built right in. The Dos and Don’ts of Brand Awareness Videos Guide to Performing Bulk Email Verification A Comprehensive Guide to a Content Audit Start Saving Money Right NowMint (iOS or Android)The hardest part of saving money can be that first peek at your bank account – and Mint is the perfect solution. Elegantly designed, Mint keeps a rich record of your expenditures and breaks it all down into categories that help you figure out your spending habits. If you love data, you’ll be strangely thrilled to pore over your weekly bank statements. Personal finance has never looked so good. Tackle Any ChallengeUnstuck (iPad)Can’t even bring yourself to get started on your resolutions? Unstuck is all about the first step. The app (for iPad only) asks you a series of questions and sculpts your path to action. It’s surprisingly effective at dissolving the barriers between planning and action, with a fresh user interface that can even make paying off a bill feel like fun.
The Internet of Things is sweeping across the globe at breakneck speeds, and before we know it, our entire lives will be facilitated by connected technology.We’re already seeing the IoT make an incredible impact on how the industrial world operates, and we’re seeing it seep into household goods to bring convenience and efficiency to consumers’ lives.However, one less-explored (but fast-growing) area where connected technology is poised to make a big splash lies in the public sector: Specifically, how municipalities incorporate smart technology into their environments to save money, enhance the lives of their constituents, and entice the best and brightest businesses to set up shop within their borders.Living in a Smart CityImagine using a digital voice assistant like Siri to buy tickets for a big concert. Then, as your autonomous vehicle chauffeurs you to the venue, the streetlights lining the road form a cocoon around you, turning on as you approach and turning off soon after you pass. City-sponsored drones zip around overhead, looking out for any traffic bottlenecks that might impact your journey.Then, when you pull up to the municipal garage outside the arena, a kiosk tells you exactly where the nearest vacant parking spot is, making the experience a stress-free breeze.This is just a small sampling of what life will be like in a smart city. But even in this simple example, several key details went into creating the smooth experience. Among them: The streetlights must respond to the presence of a vehicle, the drones flying overhead must know how to identify and report traffic patterns, the municipal parking lot must be able to track each spot’s occupancy, and so forth.Coordination is keyToo often, city departments dive headfirst into the realm of connected technology without coordinating their efforts. For example, the utilities department will deploy one network for its smart meters, while the department of transportation uses a different one for its energy-efficient streetlights. Ultimately, this results in a variety of compatibility issues that leave cities with headaches and high costs.On top of that, with this uncoordinated approach, key day-to-day data ends up siloed off within departments. This makes it difficult for city leaders to fully capitalize on the treasure trove of insights made possible by the IoT. Unnecessary resources must be devoted to connect this siloed information, which results in a slower analysis process and could lead to accuracy issues.Also, due to the fact that network longevity concerns have plagued the IoT throughout its existence, a city utilizing more networks than necessary is only making things more difficult (and costly) for itself once the next sunset comes around. Therefore, city departments must work in tandem when deploying IoT technologies, keep network longevity in mind, and strive to keep things as streamlined as possible.The perks of a cohesive Smart CityWhen properly built, smart cities reap countless benefits that include:1. Sustainability. Cities that embrace IoT technology can optimize their use of resources, including water, fuel, energy, and even waste. The city of Los Angeles, for example, installed LED bulbs in its streetlights and successfully cut its energy use by 60 percent. The Dutch city of Eindhoven took things even further by installing streetlights similar to the ones I described earlier — they turn on and off depending on how busy the street is.Aside from saving the environment, smart cities save big bucks thanks to their IoT initiatives. Los Angeles’ LED bulbs save the city $8 million per year, and the city of Barcelona saved more than 75 million euros in 2014 by adopting IoT-driven smart water, lighting, and more.2. Community. A city that illustrates a commitment to improvement through smart initiatives is more likely to build strong, well-informed, and healthy communities.For example, by creating an autonomous smart bus network and offering free citywide Wi-Fi, Barcelona has effectively encouraged its residents to drive less, walk more, and get out and explore the area. As a result, pollution levels have decreased, obesity rates have dropped, and residents feel engaged with their hometown.In America, Atlantic City, N.J., is embracing smart technology by installing LED streetlights that feature charging stations and display screens that keep citizens informed of current events and emergency announcements.3. Growth. Smart cities don’t just save municipalities money and improve the lives of current residents; they also attract new residents. Who wouldn’t want to live and work in a city with great air quality, low utility costs, reliable public transit, and free-flowing Wi-Fi?Businesses in particular flock to cities that take care of their smart infrastructure because it lowers operating costs. One study predicts the global business community will spend more than $18 billion incorporating smart technology into buildings in 2017 — which far surpasses the $5.5 billion it spent back in 2012.The energy savings in smart buildings make the move worthwhile, typically paying for itself on an enterprise level within a year or two. Smart windows alone can save up to 26 percent on cooling and 67 percent on lighting costs.In order for a smart city to truly bring its IoT-driven features to life and see long-term value in its investment, it must create a cohesive and holistic smart infrastructure. Every department must be involved and understand how IoT-driven solutions can benefit them, and they must work together to create a seamless, streamlined experience that optimizes life for its current (and future) residents.When smart cities operate in harmony, their citizens, industries, and environments all thrive.John Horn joined Ingenu after serving as president of RacoWireless, a leading provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity solutions. He led the company to record growth and multiple awards for its accomplishments, including recognition as the “Most Innovative Company” and “Entrepreneurial Company of the Year.” Before joining RacoWireless, Horn was a leader at T-Mobile for more than nine years. Related Posts John Horn Surveillance at the Heart of Smart Cities How IoT Will Play an Important Role in Traffic … For Self-Driving Systems, Infrastructure and In… How Connected Communities Can Bolster Your Busi… Tags:#Ingenu#Internet of Things#IoT#Smart Cities#smart city
Calling for creating a strong sporting nation with sound sports infrastructure, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday set the ball rolling for the next Olympics in Brazil expressing hope that India will improve its ranking in the world.Felicitating Indian sportspersons who won medals at the just concluded London Olympics, the President said, “there is no time to rest on laurels. We must collectively lift our nation to greater heights.”The onus for doing so is not just on our athletes and sports authorities. It must become the duty of every citizen to promote a sporting culture in our country,” Mukherjee said and also asked major corporates to sponsor, help identify and nurture talent.”A strong sporting nation can be built only on the foundation of sound sports infrastructure. We must create sports facilities across the country and nurture talent from the grassroots,” the President said.”I am confident that nothing less than a ‘medal spring’ awaits us at the next Olympics,” he said.He said while the entire nation is rejoicing the achievements in London, it was a moment when everyone needs to re-dedicate in building India’s sporting future.”Let preparations for the next Olympics begin from today itself. Let us set our goals high and tell ourselves – ‘Rio, here we come’.”The President complimented medal winners — Gagan Narang, Saina Nehwal, Vijay Kumar, MC Mary Kom, Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar — and said, “through their success, we have broken through the glass ceiling of our past.””What is now needed is a little more determination and perseverance. Our athletes must now cross the last mile. I am confident that if we set our minds to the task, India can join the ranks of leading sporting nations of the world,” the President said, adding India, a 1.2 billion strong nation, deserves a better ranking than 55 attained at London Olympics.”Compared to the medal drought India has undergone since independence, six medals appear a good harvest,” he said.Mukherjee said winning in sports is all about hard work, team spirit and single-minded dedication to the set target.”It is also about inculcating sportsman like spirit which comprises of a sense of fair play and courage under pressure.I am happy the entire contingent took part in the Olympics with dedication and commitment,” he said.Individually complimenting the medal winners, the President said those who won the laurels for the country deserve highest of praise.”But those who did not, also, deserve equal appreciation and encouragement. To them, I say do not lose heart. Each one of you have done your best for India. India is proud of all of you and what you have achieved in London,” he said.The President presented commemorative plaques to the six medal winners.advertisement
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Continue Reading Previous Renesas: 32-bit RX65N MCUs achieve Amazon FreeRTOS qualificationNext Basler presents highlights from embedded portfolio at embedded world 2019 Clientron has unveiled its innovative R800 and Q800 for streamlined thin client applications. The innovative R800 and Q800 both feature a durable fanless design and a reliable embedded platform in an eco-friendly form factor compliant with Energy Star 6.1. They are built to support virtual desktop solutions and cloud computing applications, meeting the demands of today’s mainstream thin client market.Both R800 and Q800 are based on Intel Braswell Refresh delivering 15 years of product life and outstanding performance on less power consumption. The R800 features a solid aluminum chassis and comes with Intel Celeron N3160 quad-core processor offering high flexibility and performance, while the Q800 features an ultra-compact design powered by Intel Celeron N3060 dual-core processor for entry-level to mainstream thin client applications. The innovative designs promise excellent durability with capacitive-touch power buttons for switching on/off the systems without a mechanical part.To enable flexible expansion, the R800 offers 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD), supporting triple displays with two DisplayPorts and one HDMI port. In addition, the R800 features an innovative rotating ports-on-foot design with two built-in USB ports for expansion. Moreover, the R800 offers M.2 interfaces for optional WiFi modules, and it also supports optional PoE+ modules to provide up to 25W of power for the device. As a compact option, the Q800 offers 4K resolution dual displays with one DisplayPort and one HDMI port. The Q800 also supports the M.2 connector for system expansion. Both devices also support optional TPM 2.0 modules that are critical to providing a secure computing environment.Built to serve as virtual desktop solutions, the R800 and Q800 support multiple protocols including Citrix HDX, Microsoft RDP and VMware Horizon View to enhance multimedia streaming performance and expand desktop experience to cloud computing. The R800 and Q800 can run Linux, WES7, WES8, Win10 IoT operating systems to satisfy diverse needs. The R800 is a high-performance and flexible thin client which can be adopted for banking, multimedia and medical care solutions. The Q800 is a compact thin client solution suitable for office, school, and call center operations.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Boards & Modules
The Ministry of Education is moving to implement a policy, to make it mandatory for schools to allow school-aged mothers to resume their education after childbirth.This was disclosed by Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer, at the weekly Jamaica House press briefing, held at the Office of the Prime Minister, on June 6.Miss Falconer informed that Cabinet has approved the policy for mandatory re-integration of all teenaged mothers into the formal school system, following the completion of an intermediary education programme.She said the policy is intended to allow the girls to continue their education after the birth of a child and not be barred from the school system.“The schools will now be advised that places temporarily vacated by a student during a period of pregnancy should be retained for the student’s return to school, following the completion of an approved transitional programme,” she informed.The education regulations provide that a girl who becomes pregnant shall leave the formal school system during the period of her pregnancy.Under those stipulations, the Minister of Education has the discretion to facilitate the re-entry of such girls into educational institutions.Senator Falconer noted that no policy framework existed before the exercise of this discretion.“Instead, schools have, at times, misinterpreted the provision to treat the girls as absent from the school permanently,” she said.The Minister said the new policy will provide the same flexibility to students wishing to attend a different school after they have had a child.Contact: Athaliah Reynolds-Baker
The Los Angeles Mission will once again receive celebrity help when it hosts its annual Skid Row Easter Event for the Homeless.A special holiday meal will be served to thousands of men, women and children. Each child will receive an Easter basket, adults will receive hygiene kits. Foot washing, which has both spiritual and practical applications for the homeless, will be provided by the Los Angeles Christian Health Centers.Over 2,000 pairs of new shoes will be distributed. etnies, the world’s leading Action Sports footwear and apparel manufacturer, is donating the shoes, and will have staff on hand to ensure a proper fit for everyone.Celebrities and political leaders will be among hundreds of volunteers who will serve the meal, and perform foot washing. Scheduled to appear: Danielle Fishel (Boy Meets World), Stephen Collins (7th Heaven), David Faustino (Married with Children), Brandon Molale (Granite Flats), Edwin Hodge (Red Dawn), Golnesa (G. G.) Gharachedaghi (The Shahs of Beverly Hills), Twitch Boss, Allison Holker (So You Think You Can Dance), Leah Cecil (Miss California), Savannah Jayde (Big Time Rush), Jen Lilley (the Artist), Nick and Sophie Simmons (Gene Simmons Family Jewels), Leslie Hughes (The Bachelor), Booboo Stewart (Twilight series), Judi Shekoni (Twilight series), Brandon Tyler Russell (Smitty), Jared Kusnitz (Underemployed), Zach Callison (Sofia the First), Ryan Sheckler (Skateboarder) and others.Public officials scheduled to attend include: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Los Angeles City Councilmembers Jan Perry, Dennis Zine (in a runoff for City Controller), Joe Buscaino, Councilman-elect Mike Bonin, Council candidate Mitch O’Farrell (in a runoff for District 13), Ron Galperin (In a runoff City Controller) and Carmen Trutanich (Incumbent City Attorney, in a runoff for reelection), and others.Easter Week foot washing is a Christian tradition and an act of humbleness and service – memorializing that Jesus washed the feet of his disciples the night before he was crucified. Many who are on the streets seldom have normal loving human contact – and this outreach of food, foot washing with podiatric care and new shoes is a way of inviting them to learn about the Mission’s services, including its long term program of restoration – in order to get off the streets permanently.The event takes place Friday, March 29, 2013 (Good Friday) from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM. The Los Angeles Mission at 5th & Wall Street.
The GreatestIt’s only on the list because it perfectly fit Muhammad Ali, as a one-of-a-kind boxer and man of conviction.