faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes 2 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News Hathaway-Sycamores Board Member Annsley Strong, Hathaway-Sycamores Board Member Renée LaBran, Hathaway-Sycamores President & CEO Debbie Manners, Hathaway-Sycamores Board Member Michael Galper and Malcom Boyd. Photo credit Mary Kay WilsonHathaway-Sycamores Board Member Henry Matson and his wife Paulette Matson trying out the new Computer Lab. Photo credit Mary Kay WilsonCommunity members joined friends and supporters at Hathaway-Sycamores’ Highland Park Family Resource Center for the dedication of a new Computer Lab, the latest addition to the agency’s Learning Lab. The Computer Lab is decked out with twenty new laptop computers available for at-risk area youth to use free of charge. The new addition to the Learning Lab was made possible by a generous gift from Long Beach philanthropists Paulette and Henry Matson. The Matsons are longtime supporters of Hathaway-Sycamores in general and of the Learning Lab in particular.Speaking to the assembled guests, Henry explained his passion for the work done at the Learning Lab. He recalled his first visit to the Lab when Simon Gee, then the Lab’s Manager, shared a box of letters from grateful former students.Hathaway-Sycamores Board Member Henry Matson, Learning Lab Manager Mabel Ramirez and Learning Lab student Javier Reyes. Photo credit Mary Kay Wilson“Many were struggling when they came to the Lab but with help of tutors were able to achieve success.” Henry realized that the Learning Lab changes lives. “The chance to go to college changes the trajectory of that student’s life,” Henry said. “When their lives change, they also change their own families. And when families change, communities change. We change communities one student at a time.”Hathaway-Sycamores President & CEO Debbie Manners thanked Henry and Paulette Matson for their commitment to making a difference in the lives of children and families and presented them with a framed photo of the Matsons with kids from the Learning Lab and photo book from last year’s Celebrating Children Awards Reception – which honored the Matsons – and a proclamation from Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar.The Learning Lab – which serves area students ages 5 to 18 – provides a safe place to study after school, including access to computers and printers. Open Monday through Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Learning Lab personnel also provide tutoring, SAT prep, and assistance completing college applications. Nineteen local public schools refer students to the Family Resource Center, and it is the only free resource of its kind in the Northeast Los Angeles community.Area high school students who have taken advantage of the Family Resource Center’s tutoring, SAT prep, and college-application assistance have earned acceptance – often accompanied by full-ride scholarships – at Ivy League and other top-rated universities. In recent years these have included Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Brown University, University of California (Los Angeles, Irvine, Berkeley) and the University of Southern California. Additionally, teens who completed the Center’s SAT prep course boosted their SAT scores by more than 150 points, and students who received tutoring improved their grades by at least one letter grade and – in some instances – two letter grades.The Learning Lab is part of Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services’ Family Resource Center recently restored, eye-catching Craftsman home located at 840 N. Ave. 66 in Highland Park. The 110-year-old structure – which was designated Historic-Cultural Monument (#411) in 1989 – today houses clinicians and program personnel for the agency’s Highland Park Family Resource Center which also provides therapeutic and other support services to area children, teens and families.About Hathaway-SycamoresHathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services is a highly respected mental health and welfare agency with 11 locations throughout Southern California. For over 112 years, we have been dedicated to nurturing hope, healing, and the opportunity to thrive for children, youth, young adults, and families facing serious life challenges. Hathaway-Sycamores’ comprehensive array of programs and services – which touch nearly 7,000 lives annually – include: residential treatment; intensive treatment foster care; transitional living assistance for emancipated foster youth; outpatient and school-based mental health services; wraparound/in-home services; psychiatric services; psychological testing; educational support services; and afterschool tutoring/enrichment. Accredited by The Joint Commission and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Hathaway-Sycamores is licensed by the Community Care Licensing Division of the California Department of Social Services and is certified by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. To learn more, visit http://www.hathaway-sycamores.org. 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Security forces in the Dominican Republic recently received an important tool in the battle against violent crime. On Oct. 1, the Caribbean country launched the Ballistic and Biometric Laboratory (LABBS), which is part of the National Weapons System (SISNA). LABBS is helping the Dominican Republic to create a national database of legal firearms and their owners. The database is part of the country’s National Safety Plan. Being able to quickly trace firearms used in violent crimes should help police identify and capture suspects quickly, authorities believe. Dominican Republic officials estimate that more than 80 percent of the homicides that occur in the country are committed with legal firearms. “The installation of this system, the most advanced in the world, will achieve greater efficiency and persuade those who commit crimes not to do so. We have organized crime; we cannot have a disorganized state. We have criminals using modern technology, and the government should as well,” MIP Minister José Ramón Fadul said, according to Listín Diario. The Dominican Republic reported 2,513 homicides in 2012, about 25 killings for every 100,000 residents, according to the United Nations Office on Crime and Drugs (UNODOC). Quick response code Technological advancement A national registry The improved technology will not only help authorities investigate violent crimes. It will also improve the system for registering firearms. Authorities will be able to verify the authenticity of firearms licenses by checking a “quick response code,” known as “QR.” New and renewed firearms licenses will have a dot matrix or a two-dimensional bar code that authorities can quickly check to verify the license is authentic. Dominican security agents can use a smart phone to scan new firearms licenses to check on their authenticity, SISNA officials said. Because LABBS allows authorities to collect data on firearms and their owners, it will become more useful as more information is collected, said MIP Minister Fadul. “The system will strengthen as licenses or permits for carrying or owning a firearm expire. The goal is to have the database ready, or in the final stage, in order to continue with the other stages, which will have complete control of the legal firearms market,” Fadul said. License renewals The administration of then- President Leonel Fernández launched the program in 2010. The project cost the Dominican government about $22 million (USD), authorities said. More than 60 high-trained technicians work on the LABBS program, authorities said. By Dialogo November 19, 2013 Reducing violence The Interior and Police Ministry (MIP) is responsible for registering information related to firearms and the private data of gun owners. Dominican officials estimate 235,000 firearms are in the country, which has a population of about 10 million people. “ This will be a national registry, a public registry, where all information on gun owners will be sent. In addition, it is being prepared to include weapons of the Armed Forces and the police,” said Samuel de Moya III, the general director of SISNA. The database will be used by the MIP, the National Police, the Attorney General’s office, and the National Directorate for Drug Control (DCND), authorities said. The database will help authorities conduct criminal investigations and gather evidence to use in court prosecutions. Four integrated systems LABBS consists of four integrated systems: • The Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) is used to quickly identify fingerprints. AFIS is used by major law enforcement agencies throughout the world. • The Advanced Ballistics Analysis System (ALIAS) helps authorities analyze fingerprints lifted from bullets fired during a violent crime. • The Firearms Management System is used to keep track of registrations of legal firearms. This includes the issuance, renewal, transfer, and cancellation of firearms permits. • An integrative computer system consolidates each of these systems, allowing law enforcement investigators to work quickly and efficiently. The system will become stronger For the first time ever, Dominican gun owners are being required to bring their firearms with them when they renew their licenses. About 135,000 Dominican gun owners renew their licenses annually. Dominican gun owners pay about $230 (USD) for a new firearms license and $77 (USD) to renew an existing license. Every day, about 100 people throughout the country take a shooting test to obtain or renew a permit to carry a firearm, authorities said. Antonio Valerio is the technical director of the LABBS program. Helping security forces quickly obtain information on firearms and their owners should help law enforcement agents capture suspects, which will reduce the rate of violence, Valerio said. “Through the registration and control of weapons, the Dominican government seeks to prevent practices that facilitate criminal offenses,” said Daniel Matul Romero, a security analyst at the university of Costa Rica. “This lab is a good initiative because it is not an isolated action. It is an action that is inserted within a greater security policy. It is on the right track.” The Dominican government faces three challenges, according to Matul Romero: getting the public to take part in the registration process, shielding the system from tampering so that it remains a solid and transparent mechanism, and ensuring that all the data stored will serve to guide public policy decisions.
Chris Chavannes, who coaches Kuminga at noted prep program Patrick School, pointed out some of the obstacles facing the highly touted prospect in the number 1 jersey during a workout.“He comes from a place where there was not as much talent and where it was not as intense, so he must integrate our demands, physical and mental,” Chavannes said.“But he loves basketball, so the transition will not be so difficult for him.”Kuminga has the frame, according to Al Harrington, who is among the few players to make the leap directly from high school to the NBA.“Physically, he already has the body to play in university or in the NBA,” Harrington said.“It’s very rare to see such a combination, a guy of his size able to dribble quickly and post himself” Chavannes added.At ease with the ball and patient as plays develop, the young Congolese student can become fearsome in transition, although he is still working to perfect his shooting touch.Since arriving in the United States from the Democratic Republic of Congo at age 13, Kuminga has had a chaotic journey, attending four high schools in as many years.Several members of his family live nearby, but Kuminga has not seen his parents since departing his homeland.“I am still a kid, so I miss them,” said Kuminga, whose older brother, Joel Ntambwe, played US college basketball at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.The cost of a trip back to Africa and a visa issue prevent a reunion with his parents or joining his homeland’s national team, whose jersey he has never worn.Nevertheless, with the 2021 AfroBasket tournament on the horizon he is on the radar of Congolese federation manager Joe Nkoi.“We are following him closely,” Nkoi said. “We give ourselves time.”– Possible top pick –Since last year, “Jon” has been considered a possible top pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, becoming eligible for the selection process one year after his high school class graduates.“With his talent, he could be number one in the NBA draft,” said his cousin, Utah Jazz star Emmanuel Mudiay, who is also from DR Congo.While the NBA has discussed changing the rules to allow direct moves from the high school ranks to the NBA – something unseen in 15 years – any change is unlikely to come in time to prevent Kuminga from having to spend a year in college basketball.Congolese teen Jonathan Kuminga, considered a top prospect for the 2022 NBA Draft, practices at Patrick School in Hillside New JerseyRead Also: Clippers land Morris for playoff push at NBA trade deadline“He has his feet on the ground so much that it makes everything very easy for him. He does not get distracted,” Chavannes said.And helping him stay on track, Patrick alumni like Harrington and Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving sometimes drop by workouts and pass along advice.“We foreigners who come from far away come with a goal,” Mudiay said. “His is to go to the NBA.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 At 17, Kuminga waits for his moment in a small establishment in Hillside, New Jersey, 30km southwest of New York. He might be a millionaire in a matter of years, but for now, the 6-foot-6 (2.03m) playmaker spends most of his time in a modest red brick building, studying and training. Loading… He will not finish high school until 2021, but Congolese teen Jonathan Kuminga is already considered by some to be the young player who most interests the NBA.Advertisement
The most impactful visit, Stephanie said, was when she and Mark traveled to Hugs Café in McKinney, Texas after seeing it highlighted on a national news broadcast. They met with the founder, Ruth Thompson, picked her brain and even threw a few aprons on and worked a shift in the kitchen.Just like a good chef, the couple mixed in different ingredients for success from around the country to craft their own unique flavor. They took inspiration primarily from locations in the southwest and along the East Coast.FINDING A HOMEWith a vision and plan in mind, the toughest part was finding a brick-and-mortar location for the restaurant, Mark noted. They initially looked in Red Bank but couldn’t find the right piece of real estate. That’s when Rigoletto’s came on the market.The Rigoletto’s kitchen is a far cry from some commercial kitchens with small spaces for cooking and prep work. The vast cooking space was a main selling point. It will give No Limits Café the space to rework the back of house into a fully ADA-compliant kitchen facility.“This has a space that’s going to allow us to employ anyone and train anyone,” Mark said. “No pun intended, there’s no limits back there.”And the Cartiers have had no shortage of help. Although their parking lot is limited to only 14 spaces, Stephanie said she’s received permission from their neighbor, Thornberry’s Appliance, to use their parking lot. An electrician tasked with rewiring the restaurant up to code has agreed to do the work pro bono. They’ve even received a helping hand from local restaurateur Tim McLoone on how to shape their restaurant for success.“Why do this?” Mark questioned. “When you start seeing all of this good come from various places, you have to say, ‘How can we not?’ ”Their own children have also pitched in. Their oldest son, 24-year-old Mark Cartier, helped build the website and took all of the online photography. He works at an advertising agency based in Red Bank. The same goes for 22-year-old Ryan Cartier, who is studying special education at the College of Charleston. He found research and statistics used on the website.“I think we always had it in our minds that one day it would happen,” Mark, the son, said about opening No Limits Café. “We don’t feel like we have to be involved in it; we both want to be involved in it.”Mark and Stephanie, co-founders of the nonprofit, said there is a long road ahead. Fundraising will soon kick off for a major renovation to the restaurant. They’ll have to sift through paperwork and code enforcement before the doors open.But when it does, they hope the greater Middletown community recognizes the importance of their café.“People with intellectual disabilities want the same things as you and I want. They’re more alike than different,” said Stephanie. “They want to earn a living, they want to be happy in a job, they want to be useful.”For more information about the restaurant, visit nolimitscafe.org. By Jay Cook |MIDDLETOWN – The pride of starting a new job is something almost everyone experiences during their lifetime. Cashing the first paycheck and growing through a company is rewarding.But not everyone gets that opportunity. It’s especially true for people with intellectual disabilities who have trouble breaking through societal barriers to land a job.Lincroft residents Mark and Stephanie Cartier were watching that unfold for their youngest child, Katie, a 19- year-old who was born with Down syndrome. Katie Cartier graduated from Middletown High School South in 2017 and is headed to George Mason University’s Mason Learning Into Future Environments (LIFE) program in the fall. When high school ended there was a void in her life. As an intellectually disabled young adult, finding her first job wasn’t easy.“We were thinking, OK, she’s 19. We have two more years,” before she turns 21, Stephanie said Monday evening. “Where is she going to work? What’s going to happen to her and all her friends? Nobody ever hires our kids and they’re considered to be the best, most loyal workers. But still, nobody hires them.”The Cartiers hope to ease the school-to-work transition for people like Katie by starting their own 501(c)(3) non- profit organization. Their vision is to create a restaurant offering steady, minimum wage jobs and specialized training in the food service industry to intellectually disabled adults struggling to find work.And they’ll have space to do it. Over the next few months, the Cartiers will be transforming Rigoletto’s Trattoria, a shuttered Italian restaurant at 418 Route 35 in Middletown, into No Limits Café, a lunchtime restaurant serving easy-to-make, trendy dishes. They hope to open in early 2019.Other than a full-time chef and manager, the café will be entirely staffed by 20 to 25 cognitively diverse workers. Eventually, No Limits Café will be a training ground for future job placement in the restaurant industry. Evening workshops will include further training in hopes of helping the young adults land full-time jobs at area restaurants.“For any parent of a child with intellectual disabilities, as the child ages they ask themselves two questions,” Mark noted. “Where will my child live and where will my child work? The work piece is one that we’re able to solve.”Earlier this week, the Cartiers officially launched No Limits Café’s online presence with social media pages and a website. All five members of the family chipped in during the preliminary stages, but Katie played the most important role: She came up with a unique name. Her favorite television show, “Born This Way,” and the senior quote in her yearbook inspired it.“Don’t limit me,” Katie said.PERFECTING THEIR RECIPEThe Cartiers know what it’s like working alongside cognitively diverse children, adults and their families. For eight years, Stephanie was the co-chairperson for the Middletown Friends of Different Learners parent advisory group. Mark, the managing director for a securities trading company, has spent the past 14 years volunteering and coordinating with RallyCap Sports, another nonprofit offering recreational sports programs to people with special needs.“Right now, this is a good time,” Stephanie said. “Our kids are older, we had help and why not us? We’re no different or special than anyone else.”Since April 2017, they have traveled around the country visiting restaurants, diners and ice cream shops modeled in similar fashion – offering employment to this underserved population. The statistics, they noted, are staggering.
Week 3Qualifying: 7/8 JuneMain Draw: 9 to 13 June Qualifying: 24/25 MayMain Draw: 26 to 31 May 14 March 2014 Tennis South Africa (TSA) confirmed on Thursday that three consecutive weeks of international tennis will be played at Sun City resort in North West province during May and June this year. Three back-to-back men’s and women’s tournaments will take place between 24 May and 13 June, with a total prize purse of R650 000 on offer.Futures The Futures tournaments are part of the International Tennis Federation’s Pro Circuit and the first level of professional play, just below the ATP Challenger Tour. They’re a crucial stepping stone for many players aiming for careers on the ATP and WTA World Tours. Each tournament will include a 64-player qualifying draw, a 32-player singles main draw and 16-pair doubles man draw for both men and women, with world rankings point on offer.The perfect venue Hardy Botha, the tournament director from series promoters Egalite Promotions, said Sun City was the perfect venue to host the series. “Over the years, Sun City has played host to some top international tennis events, including the award-winning ATP SA Open in 1994, as well as the 2000, 2002 and 2003 Nike Junior Tour International Masters,” Botha said. “The resort has everything the players need in one location. Coupled with good weather conditions, Sun City at that time of year has very scenic and beautiful surrounds. It promises to be a great three weeks of tennis.”Developing local players Tennis South Africa vice-president Gavin Crookes said TSA believed that hosting Futures was the best way forward to develop local players for the international circuit. “The importance of our country hosting Futures events cannot be stressed enough,” he said. “Futures are the entry level for aspiring professional players, and local hopefuls will have the opportunity of playing for important world ranking points in their own backyard at a fraction of the cost of playing abroad.” Crookes also said that the level of tennis at Futures level was always impressive. “The Futures players are hungry to prove themselves and success at Sun City will help them enter into or improve their world rankings. Inevitably, as a result, the battles on court are fierce and give rise to some really world class tennis being played.”TOURNAMENT DATES Week 1 Week 2Qualifying: 31 May/1 JuneMain Draw: 2 to 7 June SAinfo reporter
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Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding LATEST STORIES Blackwater owner thinks Ellis on his way out of PBA after continued no show Read Next Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion Photo from GoNepal.comThe Philippines’ AFC Asian Cup qualification bid remained hanging in the balance after the Azkals were held to a goalless draw by Nepal last Tuesday at ANFA Stadium in Kathmandu. Carlie de Murga was denied by the crossbar in second half stoppage time and Daisuke Sato’s header was also cleared off the line as the Azkals failed to break down a resolute Nepalese side, which was already out of contention in Group F. ADVERTISEMENT Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH It was the third straight draw for the Filipinos, who were held to back-to-back stalemates by Yemen.But as it stands, the Azkals still have the inside track in the race for the two Asian Cup berths after improving their tally to nine points. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutTajikistan and Yemen are just three points behind with a match at hand, which means the grim prospect of not qualifying is still possible for the Azkals, who have to beat the Tajiks on March 27 at home.Playing in high altitude, the Azkals took awhile to settle into the match. The first chance came in the 21st minute when Iain Ramsay found De Murga inside the box only for the defender to send his shot over the bar. CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA The spell of good play from the Azkals was highlighted by a couple of big opportunities in the 35th minute. Curt Dizon cut inside from the right and stung the palm of the Nepalese keeper Kiran Limbu, who could only save the ball into the path of Mike Ott. The diminutive atttacker, however, couldn’t get solid contact with the Kiran to beat. Just after the hour mark, Kiran was called into action by Simone Rota, who rifled a long range effort. The rebound fell to skipper Phil Younghusband, who sprayed his effort wide. The game opened up late in the second half as the Azkals threw men forward and Junior Munoz and De Murga had to make a couple of timely blocks to deny the hosts from going ahead. Azkals coach Thomas Dooley sent Pika Minegishi and James Younghusband into the fray in the hopes of boosting the attack. Off an Iain Ramsay’s inswinging corner, the ball found its way Sato, whose free header was cleared off the line in the 83rd minute. Well drilled and disciplined defensively for most of the contest, the Nepalese rode their luck in stoppage time. Neil Etheridge’s free kick picked out De Murga whose header rattled the crossbar as the Azkals came within inches of qualifying with a game to spare.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ View comments Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101