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Yolo County Board of Supervisors to Host U.S. Bailout Funding Appreciation Event for Congressional Representatives

For immediate release

madison york

Public Information Officer

Madison.york@yolocounty.org

(Woodland, CA) – After a year of losses and disruption, President Joe Biden signed a $1.9 trillion bailout on March 10, 2021. The federal spending bill includes $350 billion for state recovery and local communities after the COVID-19 pandemic. Yolo County received approximately $42.8 million in U.S. bailout funds through the efforts of the United States Congress.

U.S. bailout funding has transformed Yolo County, enabling groups to execute initiatives that strengthen the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, mitigate negative economic impacts, replace lost public sector revenue, and invest in water, sewer and broadband infrastructure.

The Board of Overseers hosted a special event on November 22, 2022 to recognize our Congressional Representatives John Garamendi, Mike Thompson, and Doris Matsui, who were instrumental in securing funds for Yolo County under the plan. American rescue. At this special event, each representative of Congress received a resolution from the Board of Directors.

U.S. bailout funding provides an opportunity for Yolo County to address some of the impacts of the pandemic and invest in critical infrastructure improvements. “My colleagues and I look forward to seeing how these projects will contribute to Yolo County’s social and economic recovery from COVID-19 “These transformative projects aim to improve the lives of Yolo County residents and communities for generations to come “said Angel Barajas, Chairman of the Board and Supervisor.

(Left to right: Supervisor Jim Provenza, Representative Matsui: Mia Jones,

President Angel Barajas, Supervisor Gary Sandy, Congressman John Garamendi,

Representative of Congressman Thompson: Lucy Brazil, Supervisor Don Saylor and Vice President Oscar Villegas)

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Lydia Ko throws the first round at seven under to lead the LPGA’s final event of the year https://www.executivetravel.biz/lydia-ko-throws-the-first-round-at-seven-under-to-lead-the-lpgas-final-event-of-the-year/ Thu, 17 Nov 2022 22:18:00 +0000 https://www.executivetravel.biz/lydia-ko-throws-the-first-round-at-seven-under-to-lead-the-lpgas-final-event-of-the-year/
Lydia Ko plays her shot from the 11th tee during the first round of the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Florida.

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Lydia Ko plays her shot from the 11th tee during the first round of the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Florida.

Kiwi golf star Lydia Ko has made a dream debut in the lucrative CME Group Tour LPGA Championship in Florida.

World No. 3 Ko holds a one-shot lead after the first round on Friday (New Zealand time), shooting a round of seven-under 65.

American Danielle Kang and Thai Pajaree Anannarukarn are six under.

Ko birdied eight in his first round at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla., including four in a row by the end of his round on the 14th-17th holes.

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The 25-year-old is in the box to win the title of player of the year and defend the Vare trophy, awarded each year to the professional woman with the best points average.

The CME Group Tour Championship is the highest-grossing tournament in LPGA history, where the winner will take home $3.25 million and be crowned Race to the CME Globe champion.

Lydia Ko attends round one of the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Florida.

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Lydia Ko attends round one of the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Florida.

The Race to the CME Globe is a season-long competition in which players accumulate points to enter the Tour Championship. The winner becomes the Race to the CME Globe Champion.

With Player of the Year and Vare Trophy winner picking up a Hall of Fame point, Ko has a good chance of moving to 24 points this weekend, just three of the 27 needed to be automatically inducted.

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Review of broadcast rules around major sporting events https://www.executivetravel.biz/review-of-broadcast-rules-around-major-sporting-events/ Tue, 15 Nov 2022 08:52:03 +0000 https://www.executivetravel.biz/review-of-broadcast-rules-around-major-sporting-events/
  • The changes would help ensure major moments such as the Olympics, FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon remain accessible on platforms such as BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub and Channel 4’s on-demand service.
  • Comes as a growing number of viewers tune in through digital platforms

Access for sports fans to watch the world’s biggest events on digital platforms could be guaranteed as the government reviews rules that allow broadcasters access to major sporting competitions.

The digital rights review, launched today, will examine whether the government’s rules on unencrypted ‘listed events’ need to be reformed so that public service broadcasters (PSBs) – including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 – be guaranteed the opportunity to show certain major events such as the Olympics and the World Cup on their digital platforms rather than focusing solely on traditional television broadcasting as is the case today.

The listed events regime helps to ensure that UK audiences are able to tune in to the biggest sporting moments at no extra cost by giving PSBs the ability to bid for broadcast rights. This means over 40 million people watched Euro 2020 on the BBC and 36 million people watched the Tokyo Olympics last year.

As more people connect through catch-up and streaming services to watch sport, the review will assess whether the inclusion of digital rights can ensure that as many people as possible can continue to access events. such as Wimbledon, the Paralympic Games and the Grand National.

Currently, if, for example, the Olympic 100m final was broadcast live in the middle of the night on the BBC, but all broadcast and catch-up rights were sold to another broadcaster and kept behind a paywall, a large audience might not be able to attend this important event.

Digital Infrastructure Minister Julia Lopez said:

As we have seen during the Women’s Euro and in the run up to the FIFA World Cup, we know that enjoying successful sporting events together means a lot to a lot of people. Everyone should be able to watch these incredible moments of national unity, however they choose to tune in.

As online viewing habits change, it’s only right that we revise our rules and consider whether any updates are needed to ensure our brilliant public service broadcasters can continue to bring major events to the public at no additional cost. .

The Terms of Reference, which set out precisely what the exam will cover, were released today and mark the public launch of the exam.

The government believes that certain sporting events of national interest should be broadcast on free-to-air television so that they can be enjoyed by as wide an audience as possible.

However, it is also important to recognize that the current framework was decided in a different media landscape almost twenty years ago, when only 4% of UK households had internet access.

As such, the review will take into consideration a wider online distribution of sports rights, including video-sharing platforms and social media, which has grown exponentially since the establishment of the current legal framework in 1996. .

In doing so, the review will balance the public’s desire to watch domestic sporting events at no additional cost with the ability for sports organizations to generate revenue from sports rights to reinvest in their sports at all levels.

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Notes to Editors

  • This issue has been addressed by a number of key players in industry and parliament, including in Ofcom’s report on the future of public service media and in a report by the DCMS committee on major events cultural and sporting.
  • The current list of listed events can be found here. The inclusion of an event on the list does not guarantee the broadcasting of this event on free television, nor the broadcasting of this event in its entirety. No rights holder can be forced to sell their rights, and no broadcaster can be forced to acquire rights.
  • The government has announced its intention to consider whether digital rights should be included within the scope of the listed events regime in its broadcasting white paper, as well as its intention to make qualification for the benefits of the regime specific to public service broadcasters.
  • The government does not currently plan to undertake a full review of the events on the list itself. He believes that the current list strikes an appropriate balance between keeping sporting events free to the public while allowing rights holders to negotiate deals in the best interest of their sport.
  • The government is fully committed to the listed events regime and if there are any changes they will only relate to reflecting where the public chooses to watch the sport.
  • DCMS has already engaged in dialogue with stakeholders from a range of groups who may be interested in the review. The publication of the terms of reference today offers any other interested stakeholder the opportunity to contribute to the review.
  • Stakeholders wishing to contribute to the review are asked to get in touch by emailing Listedevents-digitalrightsreview@dcms.gov.uk. DCMS will provide a list of questions to support submissions. Those wishing to contribute should ensure that their final response is received by 12/15/2022 so that their thoughts can inform the review.
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LIVE FROM COP27 | World Bank Group https://www.executivetravel.biz/live-from-cop27-world-bank-group/ Fri, 11 Nov 2022 10:26:09 +0000 https://www.executivetravel.biz/live-from-cop27-world-bank-group/

The World Bank Group at COP27

Live from Sharm el-Sheikh

November 6-18, 2022

GO TO: LIVE EVENTS SCHEDULE | CLIMATE RESOURCES | FEATURED SPEAKERS

Leaders, experts and activists gather in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt for COP 27 amid growing urgency to tackle the climate crisis. The World Bank Group is hosting a number of live events, featuring high profile guests, throughout the conference.

Revisit our week one panels which included the Presidents of Mozambique and Tanzania on scaling up climate finance, a discussion on the importance of a “Methane Sprint” to rapidly reduce emissions, and an in-depth conversation on the importance of investing in people to advance climate goals. We also heard about the need to address climate and development issues together from representatives of South Africa, Morocco and Malawi, and Uganda on the urgency of an energy transition.

Tune in for other great discussions on moving away from coal, the role of women and girls in effective climate action, the importance of climate-smart agriculture and much more.

See below for a list of upcoming events and replays, and set reminders to join us live.

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Lucid Group, Inc. Announces $600 Million ATM Program and Up to $915 Million Additional Investment by PIF Subsidiary https://www.executivetravel.biz/lucid-group-inc-announces-600-million-atm-program-and-up-to-915-million-additional-investment-by-pif-subsidiary/ Tue, 08 Nov 2022 22:20:00 +0000 https://www.executivetravel.biz/lucid-group-inc-announces-600-million-atm-program-and-up-to-915-million-additional-investment-by-pif-subsidiary/

NEWARK, Calif., November 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Lucid Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: LCID; “Lucid”) today announced that it has entered into an “at-the-market” program pursuant to a stock distribution agreement, dated November 8, 2022, between the Company and BofA Securities, Inc., Barclays Capital Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. as managers. Under the Market Program, Lucid can sell up to $600 million of shares of its ordinary shares through the managers. Such sales could be made through ordinary broker transactions, to or through a market maker, in privately negotiated transactions, block transactions, transactions which are deemed to be “offers in the Market” as defined in Rule 415 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or by a combination of these selling methods. The managers may also sell Lucid common stock by any other method permitted by law.

The price, volume and timing of any sale under the Marketplace Program will be determined at Lucid’s sole discretion and in accordance with the terms of the Share Distribution Agreement.

In addition, Lucid entered into an agreement with its majority shareholder and Public Investment Fund (“PIF”) affiliate, Ayar Third Investment Company (“Ayar”), pursuant to which Ayar agreed to purchase from Lucid up to $915 million of shares of its common stock in one or more private placements through at least March 31, 2023. Ayar will pay a price per share equal to the volume-weighted average price to the public of the shares that Lucid actually sold under the program at market price during that calendar quarter. These private placements are not part of this offer and are in addition to the $600 million shares that Lucid may sell under the share distribution agreement. Ayar shall have the right, but not the obligation, to enter into a Subscription Agreement substantially consistent with the Existing Agreement with respect to any increase in the maximum amount of the offering under the Share Distribution Agreement and/ or any new offering to the market of ordinary shares of the Company during the term of the existing agreement. In addition, subject to certain exceptions, Ayar has agreed, among other things, not to offer, sell, pledge or otherwise transfer shares of our common stock for six months after the date of any private placement.

Lucid intends to use the net proceeds of the program at market, as well as private placements from its controlling shareholder, for general corporate purposes, which may include, among other things, capital expenditures and working capital. .

The public offering of shares under Lucid’s in-market program is being made pursuant to Lucid’s effective registration statement on Form S-3, including a base prospectus, filed with the Securities and Exchange. Commission (the “SEC”). The offering is being made solely by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus. Prospective investors should read the prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus in this registration statement and other documents that Lucid has filed or will file with the SEC for information about Lucid and the offering. You can obtain these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the prospectus supplement and base prospectus may be obtained by contacting BofA Securities NC1-004-03-43 200, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 North College Street, 3rd Fl Charlotte, North Carolina 28255-0001, or by email at [email protected]; Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by phone at (888) 603-5847 or by email at [email protected] ; or Citigroup Global Markets Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 or by phone at 800-831-9146.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any shares of Lucid common stock, and there will be no sale of such securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be illegal prior to registration. or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.

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47th anniversary of Beaconhouse Group: 15th edition of “school of tomorrow” events launched – Pakistan https://www.executivetravel.biz/47th-anniversary-of-beaconhouse-group-15th-edition-of-school-of-tomorrow-events-launched-pakistan/ Sat, 05 Nov 2022 22:45:17 +0000 https://www.executivetravel.biz/47th-anniversary-of-beaconhouse-group-15th-edition-of-school-of-tomorrow-events-launched-pakistan/

KARACHI: Beaconhouse, the country’s largest network of private educational institutions, kicked off the 15th edition of its ‘School of Tomorrow’ (SOT) flagship event series in Lahore on Saturday, marking the 47th anniversary of the Beaconhouse group.

The three-day event, themed “Guardians of the Future”, will host more than 150 global and local thought leaders from various sectors, including education, development, health, technology and media digital, for insightful panel discussions on a host of topics relevant to young people and various factors impacting the general public.

Over the past four decades, Beaconhouse has been a committed advocate for children’s rights and encourages young people to be active participants in their learning and to be seen as guardians of the future: the next generations of mentors and leaders within their families, communities, and nations.

Advancing the Narrative, the first on-the-ground SOT conference in four years, features more than 40 sessions ranging from panel discussions on the future of education, the global economy, climate change and technology to engaging interactions with thought leaders including Jeffrey Archer (Best Selling Author), Dr. Faisal Bari (Dean, LUMS School of Education), Ron Berger (Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education), Sean Covey (President, FranklinCovey Education), Salima Hashmi (founding dean of Mariam Dawood School of Visual Art & Design, BNU), John Hattie (internationally renowned researcher and professor), Kamran Lashari (CEO, Walled City Lahore Authority), Syeda Arfa Zehra (educator and human rights activist man), Samina Baig (high altitude climber), Shae Gill (internationally acclaimed singer), Ali Xeeshan (senior fashion designer) and Hasan Sheheryar Yasin (iconic fashion designer and TV host).

Speaking about the conference, Kasim Kasuri, Event Chairman and CEO of Beaconhouse, said, “We are thrilled to bring the School of Tomorrow back to Lahore after 6 years – our 15th edition since 2000! The goal of SOT Events is to catalyze conversations around the future of learning, climate change, technology, arts and culture, entrepreneurship and inclusion.

The XV edition of SOT is called “Guardians of the Future and is dedicated to young people, who are the true guardians of our future. We hope to foster communities that value children’s rights, and in doing so, foster globally-minded critical thinkers who will not only be our leaders of tomorrow, but also contributors to making the world a peaceful place for all, despite our differences. ”

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Popular age group event featuring the best in the world https://www.executivetravel.biz/popular-age-group-event-featuring-the-best-in-the-world/ Wed, 02 Nov 2022 22:38:00 +0000 https://www.executivetravel.biz/popular-age-group-event-featuring-the-best-in-the-world/

The 100 IM: popular event by age group bringing together the best in the world

Ruta Meilutyte is a reborn sprint breaststroke star who won Olympic gold at 15 and another world title this year at 25 after a long layoff. Summer McIntosh is one of the most electrifying young stars in world swimming, with two individual world titles in the 200m butterfly and 400 individual medley already to his name before his 16th birthday. And Weitzeil Abbey is the same age as Meilutyte but a freestyle sprint specialist, one of the best Americans in the 50 and 100 freestyle in the last eight years.

In short, these are three swimmers you would never see racing the same event – unless that event was the 100 IM. Yes, the race that serves as an introduction to medley races for age group swimmers, 25 yards or meters each stroke. The event is impossible in the long course, and in the United States the 100 IM disappears from a typical short course competition schedule after a swimmer’s 13th birthday, with medley offerings including only the 200 and 400 IM. The 100 IM is now an official race in college swimming, but it is rarely part of a competitive schedule.

But when elite swimmers get the chance to race the 100 individual medley at an international short course competition, they rarely miss the opportunity. Natalie Coughlin, who has won 12 Olympic medals for the United States in three Games, has repeatedly called the event her favorite, and she has pondered a possible extended version of the event. Meilutyte, McIntosh and Weitzeil are among their regular rosters to race the 100 IM at this weekend’s FINA World Cup in Indianapolis.

On the women’s side, the fastest swimmer in the world last year was Sarah Sjostrom, best known for her string of international success in the freestyle and butterfly races. You’ll never find Sjostrom in the 200 IM, but with just 25 meters in the backstroke and breaststroke, Sjostrom can take advantage of his sheer speed and underwater dolphin kicking skills to excel in the 100 meter distance.

Sjostrom is not racing on the World Cup circuit this year, but in addition to the aforementioned non-medley specialists. Thursday’s women’s event will include the American record holder Beata Nelsonreigning world champion Anastasia Gorbenko from Israel, short-lived standout Beryl Gastadello from France and Kira Toussaint from the Netherlands and bronze medalist at the World 200 QNI Lea Hayes.

Oh, and American teenagers bella sims, a middle-distance freestyler who anchored the United States to 800m freestyle relay gold at the World Championships in Budapest. Why not?

The Men’s World Cup will include Shaine Casas and Michael Andretwo swimmers whose skills match the 100 IM very well, as well as the 100 backstroke world record Thomas Cecon, which was Casas’ record during last week’s stoppage in Toronto. Speaking of backstroke, ryan murphy entered the event. Murphy was a standout 200 IMer during his college years at Cal, but it’s unclear if he’s raced a single individual medley event since. But again, it’s the 100 IM, and opportunities to swim that race are rare. So why not?

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What’s a nice environmental group like you doing in a place like this? https://www.executivetravel.biz/whats-a-nice-environmental-group-like-you-doing-in-a-place-like-this/ Mon, 31 Oct 2022 13:48:11 +0000 https://www.executivetravel.biz/whats-a-nice-environmental-group-like-you-doing-in-a-place-like-this/

As we have done since 1995, EDF will be present at the UN climate talks in Egypt next week, pushing governments for stronger action to meet the urgent goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. Before that, we’ll make our presence felt at another event – ​​one you’ve probably never heard of, in a place where environmentalists are rarely seen.

This year we are mounting our first significant presence at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), arguably the largest professional gathering in the global oil and gas industry.

More than 150,000 people from across the industry are expected to attend the four-day event, which is being held under the patronage of Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates.

While strong policies are always at the heart of our work, EDF also has a long history of principled and effective engagement with energy companies of all kinds, identifying and elevating best practice so that it becomes standard practice.

What makes ADIPEC a new frontier for us is the National Oil and Gas Companies (NOCs) that are strongly represented here.

An essential part of the climate conversation

These are very different from the companies whose names you know. The seven main “supermajors” – BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Eni, ExxonMobil, Shell and TotalEnergies – are all publicly traded companies, all based in the United States or Europe. And this is where most of the discussions on climate and energy transition have been centered.

By contrast, ADIPEC participants are not the people we meet in Washington or Brussels – or Houston, for that matter. Nearly three quarters will come from Africa, Asia, South America and the Middle East.

This is important because NOCs in these regions now produce half of the world’s oil and gas and hold 67% of the world’s reserves. Some are known for their wealth, but the citizens of their governments are often among the most likely to suffer the effects of global warming, with the fewest resources to deal with it. This makes it an essential part of the conversation.

NOCs are rarely subject to the pressure of shareholders and the public that have helped to push the listed supermajors forward. With few exceptions, they have lagged behind in efforts to address greenhouse pollution or redesign business models to meet the needs of a decarbonizing market. We believe the conversation is long overdue.

Create new openings to engage in real solutions

Once you get past the lobbyists and PR gatekeepers, we’ve seen time and time again that there are people in the industry who, in fact, understand the climate threat as well as anyone. And we expect that to be true at ADIPEC as well.

We don’t expect to turn these companies into climate warriors. Rather, we want to create new openings for them to engage in real solutions by broadening their thinking on critical opportunities like methane and potential issues with an emerging hydrogen economy that could deepen the climate crisis if it doesn’t. is not carefully managed.

Case in point: Oil and gas companies around the world are currently wasting billions and billions of dollars worth of methane every year through leaks, flaring and other emissions. It is gas that we are already extracting from the ground and which could be used to meet immediate energy needs in Europe and elsewhere.

Concerted global action using existing technologies could halve methane pollution by 2030, slowing the rate of warming by up to 30%. The International Energy Agency says industry could reduce methane emissions by 75% using technologies available today, much of it at no net cost.

Together, EDF and our subsidiary MethaneSAT are present on nearly 20 panels at ADIPEC. We will have hundreds of conversations in the hallways. At our booth at the show, we will showcase an early release of the MethaneSAT data product for the first time, giving businesses a new sense of the robust and fully transparent emissions data revolution that is brewing.

In the developing world, oil and gas are seen as a critical pathway to social and economic improvement in countries struggling with poverty. EDF takes these aspirations seriously. The companies to which the sovereign governments of these countries have entrusted the development of their national energy resources have an important place in a fair energy transition.

That’s why we’re excited to engage with these stakeholders in this new and unfamiliar place. We hope this is the start of something big.

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US sanctions Iranian group that put a price on Rushdie’s life https://www.executivetravel.biz/us-sanctions-iranian-group-that-put-a-price-on-rushdies-life/ Fri, 28 Oct 2022 15:12:28 +0000 https://www.executivetravel.biz/us-sanctions-iranian-group-that-put-a-price-on-rushdies-life/

WASHINGTON – The United States imposes financial sanctions on an organization based in Iran that raised funds to target British-American author Salman Rushdie, who was violently attacked in August at a literary event.

The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctioned the 15 Khordad Foundation, which issued a multi-million dollar bounty for Rushdie’s murder. He wrote “The Satanic Verses”, which some Muslims consider blasphemous.

Rushdie’s agent says the author lost sight in one eye and the use of one hand as he recovers from an attack by a man who rushed onto the stage during the event in western New York.

“The United States will not waver in its resolve to resist threats posed by Iranian authorities to the universal rights to freedom of speech, freedom of religion or belief, and freedom of the press, said Brian Nelson, Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism. and financial information.

“This act of violence, welcomed by the Iranian regime, is appalling. We all hope for Salman Rushdie’s speedy recovery from the attack on his life.

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Ongoing Law School Student Organization Crowdfunding Competition https://www.executivetravel.biz/ongoing-law-school-student-organization-crowdfunding-competition/ Tue, 25 Oct 2022 13:01:36 +0000 https://www.executivetravel.biz/ongoing-law-school-student-organization-crowdfunding-competition/

Ignite Law 2022, a crowdfunding competition to support the work of UConn law student organizations, is underway.

The four-week competition gives students the opportunity to fundraise for their organizations while participating in challenges involving the total amount of funds raised and the number of donors engaged. Earning points through challenges unlocks additional funds.

Challenge funds will be provided by UConn law graduate John Buckley ’84. Dean Eboni S. Nelson is also adding a challenge this year. Each organization that receives gifts from five or more donors on October 25, the law school’s Founders’ Day, will receive a portion of Nelson’s $500 donation.

The competition, organized by the UConn Foundation, runs until November 13 at midnight. Donations can be made online at law.uconn.edu/ignite.

Participating student organizations

American Constitutional Society: The society promotes core constitutional values ​​and nurtures the next generation of progressive lawyers, policy experts, legislators and scholars.

Black Law Students Association: The association provides a comfortable environment and support system where students can share ideas, help each other during their law school experience, and ensure their voices are heard on the law school campus.

Connecticut Moot Court Counsel: The Moot Court Board strives to promote the development of oral and written advocacy skills by introducing students to emerging jurisprudential issues and providing them with the opportunity to debate.

Connecticut Public Interest Law Review: The primary purpose of the journal is to advance discussion of the legal aspects of issues of public interest, particularly those faced by underrepresented people.

Diversity Alliance: The alliance promotes, guarantees and protects the open and inclusive nature of the law school community, with initiatives of its own and in support of other affinity groups.

Energy and Environmental Law Society: The society educates students on current topics in the areas of energy and environmental law to encourage increased awareness, while also serving as a social organization.

Human Rights Association: The association is committed to cultivating student and community awareness and involvement in national and international human rights issues, and to fostering professional development opportunities for its members.

International Refugee Assistance Project: The project organizes law students and lawyers to develop and enforce a set of legal and human rights for refugees and displaced people.

Association of Italian American Law Students: The association publicizes the achievements of all people of Italian origin in the historical, cultural and, above all, legal fields.

Intellectual property and technology law firm: The company provides opportunities for students to learn about legal issues regarding intangible assets, such as brand names and designs; discoveries and inventions; and musical, literary and artistic works.

Association of Jewish Law Students: The association celebrates and studies Jewish law, history, tradition and customs, and supports Jewish culture with the student body.

Latinx Law Students Association: The association works to create an academic, professional, and social support system with the goal of helping students adapt to the rigors of law school and excel.

Mock Trial Society: The society offers students the opportunity to participate in the William R. Davis ’55 Mock Trial Competition, as well as facilitating UConn Law’s participation in intermural competitions nationwide.

Non-Traditional Evening and Labor Student Association: NEW represents the interests of non-traditional law students, including but not limited to evening students, older students, students with children, and students with disabilities.

Public Interest Law Group: The Public Interest Law Group encourages students to carry out work in the area of ​​public interest during their studies and in their professional careers. The group sponsors campus events, community service opportunities, and a scholarship program.

Softball club: The club’s mission is to bring students together, hang out, relax, exercise, and engage in friendly competition.

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund: The organization is dedicated to promoting animal rights awareness and educating the law school community about the legal protection of animal welfare.

Student Bar Association: The association is the student government, elected annually by the Day, Evening and LLM divisions. He financially sponsors events and initiatives, sits on faculty committees, and provides input to the administration.

Veterans Armed Forces Legal Awareness Society: VALOR encourages scholarly discussion of the law regarding veteran and military-related topics; and builds social connections between interested students, the law school, and the local community to promote professional development.

Association of Law Students: The association is dedicated to raising awareness of gender issues. It welcomes new ideas and new approaches to exploring gender discrimination, cultural attitudes and gender relations.

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