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Raise Your Voice With The Girl Scouts

May 17th, 2019

This June, Girl Scouts of Eastern IA & Western IL (GSEIWI) will host their 8th annual leadership and self-discovery program known as Raise Your Voice. From June 21 till June 23, girls will spend a weekend living in dorms and exploring campus life at Loras College. Attendees will learn how their skills, their story, and their passions can be used to change the world. The leadership conference also includes sessions on environmental topics such as clean water and air, noise pollution, global warming and agriculture. Girls will develop and use their leadership skills to become an advocate for... Read More

Unions Often Under-appreciated for their Positive Impact on the Quad Cities Community

December 18th, 2015

Ask Dino Leone, the president of the Quad-City Federation of Labor, what unions have done that goes unrecognized by most people and he answers with a list of accomplishments that is staggering in its scope. “Legislatively, we have been able to pass laws that have benefited all workers, such as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, unemployment benefits, public education, workers’ compensation, FMLA (the Family and Medical Leave Act), minimum wage, OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration), the Fair Labor Standards Act, prevailing wages, civil rights and the list goes on,” says... Read More

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