On Thursday, August 31, Dottie Laster will be the expert guest on Crimes and Times discussing and answering questions about human trafficking.
AlyBlue Media, publisher of the award-winning anthology series Grief Diaries announced the release of Victim Impact Statement. The anthology features 25 true crime stories and real impact statements read in court by loved ones searching for justice.
Donna R. Gore participated in writing Victim Impact Statement, her second book in the series following Loss by Homicide which was released in 2016.
Hype marketing is defined as “unintentional, feverish, uncontrolled, community-driven, and often exaggerated.” Generating feelings and tapping into the emotion of the consumer, hype marketing creates the enthusiasm, urgency, and energy to help a campaign go viral.
When does passion become obsession? When you can’t turn it off and enjoy the beauty of life, have unbridled fun making new friends and adventures, passion becomes unbalanced.
Officially April 2 is deemed World Autism Day and across the world it’s celebrated by lighting up blue on buildings, homes, and businesses to bring attention to autism. April is also National Autism Awareness month set aside to educate communities and bring awareness to autism. Promoting and recognizing the complexities of autism, as well as fostering inclusion and acceptance, is a large part of the planned activities at organizations like Opengate who serve many individuals diagnosed with autism. Liz Dama, who works with individuals in our Day Program, has declared “Blue Tuesdays” during the month of April where everyone wears blue in recognition of the national campaign, Light it Up Blue. The accepted symbol for autism awareness is puzzle pieces of many colors representing the complexity of the condition. Each color reveals an enhancement of the nature of autism, as well as the possibilities for a life well lived through proper understanding and awareness. “Interests and talents can turn into careers. Developing and nurturing these unique abilities can make life more fulfilling for a …