Good News Headlines 2/4/20



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Earlier this month, Climate Action Movement UM held a demonstration to demand the school divest from fossil fuels. Over the weekend the student body presidents at all the Big Ten universities called on their institutions to divest.

Photo: @ClimateActionUM/Twitter

 

‘This Is History’: Big Ten University Students Unanimously Pass Resolution Calling On Schools to Divest From Fossil Fuels

by Julia Conley, Common Dreams

The Association of Big Ten Students, which passed the resolution, represents more than 500,000 students and 5.7 million living alumni… Read More

 


 

The Guardian Ends Advertising From Fossil Fuel Companies Because Of Climate Change

by Kim Bellware, The Washington Post

The Guardian will no longer accept advertising from oil and gas companies and, in doing so, becomes the first major news organization to divest from industries that extract fossil fuels, company executives announced Wednesday… Read More

 


 

Oakland Moms Who Occupied Vacant Property To Highlight Housing Crisis Celebrate Unexpected Victory

from Democracy Now

In Oakland, California, a months-long struggle between a group of unhoused mothers occupying a vacant home and the real estate firm that owned it ended with an unexpected offer to purchase the property earlier this week… Read More

 


 

Former Colorado Hotel Converted Into Affordable Housing For Homeless

by Alayna Alvarez, The Gazette 

Fusion Studios, formerly a Quality Inn & Suites, will this month begin filling 139 microapartments for individuals and couples who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness… Read More

 


 

US Life Expectancy Rose For The First Time Since 2014 As Drug Overdose Deaths Fell For The First Time In Decades

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

Americans are rejoicing over a new report detailing how the life expectancy of US adults has increased for the first time since 2014—and it is largely because of a landmark decline in cancer mortality and drug overdoses… Read More

 


 

Wildlife Officials Released A Group Of Bighorn Sheep To Land They Haven’t Touched In 100 Years

by Scottie Andrew, CNN

The crowd gathered for the bighorn sheep sendoff in Nevada far outnumbered the 21 animals who galloped out of their pens and into their new habitat. But the small number of sheep could be instrumental in securing the species’ future… Read More

 


 

This City Is Banning Natural Gas To Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

by Kaylie Treskin, 1 Million Women

Eliminating natural gas in homes could reduce each household’s pollution levels significantly, and if multiplied by the 90,000 residents of the city this change could have quite a significant impact… Read More

 


 

Meet The Author/illustrator Putting Children With Special Needs At The Center Of Her Picture Books

by Kristen Guay, Bay State Parent

It is not easy to find books where children with sensory processing disorder, autism, or other forms of neurodiversity are reflected. But in the Little Senses series, author/illustrator Samantha Cotterill touches on… Read More

 

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February 28, 2020

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February 2020

With Kacey O’Donnell  Start Date: February 23, 2020   Come explore the spiritual path of Wicca! Discover more about nature, energy, magick and yourself. This 12-month course...

Cost: $1195 (Early Bird $1095)

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: 508-230-3680
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The Basics Of Using Essential Oils Presenter: Kay Judge CCA Are you curious about how essential oils work and how to use them safely? This class will provide a basic understanding of the...

Cost: $25

Where:
Center for Inner Wellness
26B Main Street
Chester, MA  01011
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Sponsor: Center for Inner Wellness
Telephone: 413-242-4069
Contact Name: Kay Judge
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Come shine with us! Join us in harmony and in our goal to bring the light of Spiritualism forward to all those who are searching.

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VFW Post 2597
775 Boston Rd, Rt 3A
Billerica, MA
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A Fundraiser for Lucy’s Love Bus Monday February 24th at 5:30pm (Snow date: March 2nd) Join us for complimentary appetizers, free door prizes, drinks, fun music, a raffle and auction with...

Where:
Crave Restaurant
10 Water Street
Amesbury, MA
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Telephone: 857-277-1984
Contact Name: Kerry
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With Anna DeWitte Mondays—starts 1/27 Our next new class! Join Anna (one of our recent grads) for her mild heat class! The temperature will hover around 80 degrees which helps to loosen...

Cost: $17

Where:
State of Grace Yoga & Wellness Center
104 East Hartford Ave.
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Discover Beauty. Discover Goodness. Discover Yourself. Your soul’s gifts are waiting. Breathe. Find stillness. The spark you need to ignite your life is here, within. Max Meditation...

Cost: $15

Where:
Modern Mystery School Boston
132 Charles St
3rd Floor
Auburndale, MA  02466
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Telephone: 617-694-0994
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2nd and 4th Monday of every month This psychic message circle is for anyone wishing to raise their connection using their psychic centers known as the “clairs.” Learn how to use...

Cost: $20

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Messages From Heaven Healing and Learning Center
646 Central Street
Suite 3
Leominster, MA
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Sound baths provide an opportunity to relax and journey into a healing, meditative and rejuvenating state. There is nothing you need to do, know or believe. Join us for a powerful, yet casual...

Cost: $25

Where:
Moth & Moon Studio
173 South River Rd
Suite #4
Bedford, NH  03110
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Automatic & Channel Writing — Class 2 of 3 Discussion of the process of writing and channeling. Continued writing practice and connecting practice and exercises. Discussion of...

Cost: At door $20; online reg. $15

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The Healing Power of Flowers — Heaven and Earth
68 Stiles Rd, Unit A
Salem, NH  03079
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15 minutes for only $25 with some of our most popular readers! Plus, all merchandise will be 10% off too! Genevieve Hackett - Tarot or Mediumship Readings Renee Walsh - Destiny Divination...

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Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street, #1A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Join Life Coach Cheryl Richardson and her husband, Michael Gerrish, a psychotherapist and gifted intuitive, for a special evening designed to help you upgrade your life!  During this event,...

Cost: $35

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Circles of Wisdom
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Methuen, MA  01844
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February 27–29 Annie Appleseed Project: all-volunteer cancer nonprofit helps people make informed decisions on lifestyle issues, complementary therapies and holistic treatments....

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Kundalini yoga and Naad yoga (the yoga of sound), are powerful tools that help us to cope with challenges, change our state, and lift us into an elevated experience. We all know what it is like...

Cost: $35, $40 at the door

Where:
Yoga At The Ashram
368 Village St.
Millis, MA  02054
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Get a personal teaching for Brother Granite's new Visionary Shamanism Tarot. This class includes the new Visionary Shamanism Tarot deck as well a 90 minute one on one class with Brother Granite...

Cost: $80

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407 Deans Plaza
407 Rte 44
The Enchanted Forest Taunton
Raynham, MA  02767
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