March 10, 2021

Non-profits

Community Impact Grant Cycle Opens!

Each year, United Way of Yavapai County provides a Community Impact funding opportunity. This year’s opening date will be March 8th. Our grant program is open to verifiable 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations and must be used exclusively in Yavapai County. The application process utilizes our online portal, e-CImpact. This user-friendly platform covers all aspects of our Community Impact Program:

Local

Yavapai College Testing Centers re-open for industry testing beginning March 23

Industry certification testing returns to Yavapai College after yearlong hiatus  Yavapai County residents required to take professional certification tests can soon get them done by appointment and in person at Yavapai College. The YC Testing Center, which has been closed for nearly a year because of pandemic restrictions, is re-opening March 23. Depending on the

State

Governor Ducey Signs Legislation To Promote Forest Health And Prevent Wildfires

Program Will Expand Post-Release Opportunities For Those Serving Time Arizona will have more boots on the ground to prevent wildfires under a bill signed today by Governor Doug Ducey. The legislation creates a new partnership, employing Arizona inmates to clear forests of debris. The program is a win-win: forests will be healthier and inmates will

COVID-19

COVID drives technological research, from food robots to an app for loneliness

From adapting robots to decontaminate surfaces and deliver food to developing kiosks that can measure vital signs, experts across the globe are using innovative technology to solve complications brought on by COVID-19. In Arizona, the push for new technology has led to innovations to help curb loneliness, improve access to health care and track the spread of the disease. Cronkite News

Preparedness

5 strategies to prepare now for the next pandemic

Stacked disasters – like a winter storm that damages a water system during a pandemic – can provide lessons for the next time around. AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis Tiffany A. Radcliff, Texas A&M University and Angela Clendenin, Texas A&M University While the world is still reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, public health and emergency management

Opinion

Opinion: The ‘White Supremacist Armed Insurrection’ Lives On

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] If enough people say something often enough, it becomes “true.” Big media and people at the highest levels of government now accept

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