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Is Your Cell Phone Data Private

Is Your Cell Phone Data Private

The controversy of access to cell phone data by law enforcement has reached the courts. Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Cyberstalking and event Texting when driving has created new and demanding changes to access of cell phone records and stored data. The increased use of cell phones by terrorist and extremist groups has called for increased scrutiny of the collection and transmission of data by federal and local law enforcement.

Two JU teams to take part June 19-22 in all-woman 2012 Air Race Classic

Two JU teams to take part June 19-22 in all-woman 2012 Air Race Classic

JU has not one but two teams taking part in the 2012 Air Race Classic, the only all-woman transcontinental air race, which traces its history to 1929.

People of Color: Attend Conferences of Technology

People of Color: Attend Conferences of Technology

Blogging While Brown 2012 (Philadelphia) www.bloggingwhilebrown.com/ Technology Bar Camp 2012 www.barcamporlando.org/ (Orlando) WordCamp http://central.wordcamp.org/ (Orlando) and other Social Media  Technology Conferences are powerful experiences to the diverse world of Social Media / Technology and the integration of technology. More People of Color need to be involved in attending, presenting and organizing technology directed conferences, seminars, summits and workshops.

Community First Credit Union Gives Human Trafficking Victims Support to Start Over

Community First Credit Union Gives Human Trafficking Victims Support to Start Over

 

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Community First Credit Union awarded a $1,000 Investing in You grant to Rethreaded, a nonprofit agency dedicated to helping women victims of the sex trade industry restart their lives economically and emotionally. The grant will be used to support the agency’s T-shirt recycling business, which employs women who are emerging from lives of addiction, violence, human trafficking and prostitution.

Rethreaded collects donated T-shirts and teaches women to recycle them into new products, including handbags, scarves, and rugs. The agency sells these items, along with other products made by women all over the world, through home parties that not only raise money to reinvest in the project, but also help educate others on the horrors of human trafficking. The $1,000 grant will help the organization purchase a new sewing machine and sewing supplies.

44 percent of workers have gained weight on the job

44 percent of workers have gained weight on the job

 

It’s happened to most of us, especially desk-bound workers. We’re at work and feeling as if we’ve been snacking all day. A handful of candy here and a bag of chips there doesn’t seem like a lot, but it adds up, especially when it comes to the numbers on the scale.

Jacksonville University duo start “GirlTalkJAX” social networking group for local women

Jacksonville University duo start “GirlTalkJAX” social networking group for local women

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- What started out as a class networking project by two Jacksonville University staff members and students is fast becoming a region-wide experiment in the benefits of “girl talk.”

Community First Credit Union Funds Improvements at Catty Shack Sanctuary

Community First Credit Union Funds Improvements at Catty Shack Sanctuary

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Tiger cubs and local children will reap the benefits of a new grant awarded as part of Community First Credit Union’s Investing In You contest.

The Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary, a nonprofit agency dedicated to big cat rescue, won a $1,000 grant from Community First Credit Union to fund a new cabin and platforms for its five tiger cubs. Catty Shack Ranch is the second of this year’s six Investing In You winners to receive $1,000 through this summer’s community improvement contest.