3 April 2020

Employment and Community Resources compiled by the county this week

by LeDayne McLeese Polaski / No Comments

Employment: Unemployment Insurance Call Center positions available.  Application deadline is Friday (TODAY 4/3) by 5 pm.   https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/2752262/ui-benefits-call-center-representative-cde?location[0]=mecklenburg&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Amazon has more positions posted and there are some virtual positions https://amazon.force.com/JobDetails?reqid=a0R2I00001CpYB0UAN&setlang=en_US&fbclid=IwAR2U_awCNytzdyyxXzRJqdLUfW4lxPeLlNMtN-TlBVjJr6Za-s295WNuUKg 95 new jobs were posted on NCWorks yesterday, Visit: https://www.ncworks.gov/vosnet/Default.aspx Octapharma Plasma – Octapharma Plasma, Inc. is a U.S.-based company that collects plasma used to create life-saving medicines for patients around […]

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2 April 2020

Protecting your Zoom calls

by LeDayne McLeese Polaski / No Comments

Given the huge number of Zoom meetings being held each day, trolling is an increasing issue. Trolls, some of them hate-driven, are taking over Zoom calls, sharing inappropriate material on their own screens, and more, Below you’ll find some excellent advice on how to protect your calls. Staying safe when hosting Zoom meetings Zoom Safety Checklist: Before Meeting: […]

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1 April 2020

An Urgent Request to Help Save Lives

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Dear Friends,  There is currently an URGENT need to assist one of our community’s most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 event, and Emergency Management officials are calling on houses of faith to step forward to assist us in meeting this need. It is not an exaggeration to say that lives are at stake.  As you […]

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1 April 2020

Covid19 Resource Pack #4

by LeDayne McLeese Polaski / No Comments

This update includes NEW INFORMATION on:  April 2 COVID-19 Faith, Community, Nonprofit Leader ZOOM Check-In CHARMECK RESPONDS COALITION  Food Resources  Housing Resources  At-Home Education Resources, including information specifically for college students  Health Resources  Job Opportunities  Resources pulled together from the county including job training programs still active, the Covid-19 Relief fund, and the 2020 Census.   […]

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27 March 2020

Covid-19 Update #3 for MeckMIN Faith, Community, and Nonprofit Leaders

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Dear Friends, Below you’ll find many resources to assist you and your house of faith in these times of change and challenge. Included is information on:  The next MeckMIN Faith and Nonprofit Leader Check-In The stay at home order A call to check the closets at your house of faith  The newly-formed CharMeck Responds Coalition of which MeckMIN […]

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26 March 2020

Notes from Covid-19 Faith and Nonprofit Leader Meeting March 26, 2020

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Faith Leader Meeting – via ZOOM Thursday, March 26, 2020, 11:00 a.m. Minutes by Sally Herlong =========================================================================================== Host LeDayne McLeese Polaski, MeckMIN, opened with prayer. Participants Introduced themselves via the chat feature. LeDayne shared that Zoom is offering daily webinars since so many of us are new to this technology: www.zoom.us Please note that circumstances change […]

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23 March 2020

Breakfast is On!

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MECKMIN’S ANNUAL COMMUNITY LEADER AWARDS BREAKFAST IS ON! WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2020 – 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.  – On-Line In this challenging time, we see more clearly than ever the importance of community leaders who collaborate across difference and address social needs in our community.  We can also see the absolute necessity of the work MeckMIN […]

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23 March 2020

God, We are in a new place — Rabbi Judith Schindler

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God, We are in a new place… one we have never known as Coronavirus makes its way across the globe. Disrupting lives, economies, livelihoods.  Disordering the plans so many had in place. Devastating souls in our global community. Source of strength, help us to appreciate the people and world around us and the basics that sustain us. […]

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23 March 2020

Guidance for Faith Communities In the Age of Covid 19 Rev. Dr. Rodney Sadler

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Guidance for Faith Communities In the Age of Covid 19 Rev. Dr. Rodney Sadler I want to speak to our faith leaders today: The question from Genesis 4 resonates with our community today.  Am I my brother (sister) “neighbor’s” keeper? It looms large as we face now “pandemic” of Covid 19, for the way we respond […]

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