New York Metro – Tri-State Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Sunday - January 17

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Do you know the basics of seizure first aid? Find out more here: https://t.co/Znu2gVTVK0
#StaySafeSide

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🥊 Three-time heavyweight champion Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, was born #OnThisDay in 1942. ⁣Ali went on to be an outspoken advocate for racial justice, & is seen here in 1970s NYC, surrounded by fans.

📷 Kenneth Siegel

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Happy birthday to star of stage and screen, James Earl Jones. 🎭🎬⭐️
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📸Martha Swope, James Earl Jones in the title role of "Othello".:1982 :©The New York Public Library, Museum of the City of New York 82.31.3

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2-1-1 Counts provides near real time data of needs in Connecticut, including call and web volume for housing, food, utility assistance and more. Find out more about 2-1-1 counts here: https://t.co/H0p1PSppnW

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Start the new year with hope. #MLKTribute https://t.co/R6RemjZypS

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Artist Christopher Campbell and Art Historian Nancy Locke Explore the Intersection of Impressionist Music and Painting with Acclaimed Pianist Boris Berman

https://t.co/CuMzBgGYzd

#BorisBerman #Impressionism #MusicandArt

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If you have #epilepsy, getting enough sleep reduces the risk of seizures caused by sleep deprivation. Follow these guidelines & talk to your healthcare provider about how much sleep will work for you.
https://t.co/XQKPAHoQx7

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Help make an impact on our communities as we continue to get food to those in need during this critical time. We are looking for volunteers to assist with our contactless, drive-thru food distributions in #Norwich starting on 1/25. Get registered today: https://t.co/uBZyKkgfrT

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is often observed, through service, as “a day on, not a day off.” In this time of deep reflection for the country we're making our MLK Community Conversation toolkit available should you wish to host a conversation on #MLK day: https://t.co/dsf8RUY32O

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Our Feb. 18 "Job Hunting Strategies During the Pandemic" online workshop w/@mivillafranca will cover arts-specific resources from a range of disciplines, virtual interviews, and how to strategically network in the field. Full details here: https://t.co/ULG7rd863R

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#WeekendRead: @katiefar's poetic response to our exhibition, "Engineer, Agitator, Constructor" — a fever dream of commodity fetishism inspired by Aleksandr Rodchenko and Vladimir Mayakovsky's ad agency in 1920s Soviet Union. https://t.co/Gpkw0BcNeM

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10 of the Best Podcasts About Mental Health
https://t.co/1GehXWIO3p

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Learn how #RankedChoiceVoting will work in NYC! Read our blog post and then join QPL President & CEO Dennis M. Walcott for a Facebook Live panel discussion on ranked-choice voting with @RankTheVoteNYC on Tuesday, January 19th at 7PM. https://t.co/ejgX10SVL5

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Artists working in the disciplines of Fiction, Folk/Traditional Arts, Interdisciplinary Work, Painting, & Video/Film who live in NY State and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein are encouraged to apply for this $7,000 unrestricted cash grant: https://t.co/nj66eD3hxZ

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Take a tour of J. Pierpont Morgan's Library and listen to the audio guide: https://t.co/FXCETFgGzQ

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