#SignalBoostSunday: Local Assistance for Cancer Patients

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***This blog post is part of a weekly series titled #SignalBoostSunday.  This series will highlight organizations and social causes that are of importance and provide assistance to the Greater Atlanta area. ***

                For this week’s installment of #SignalBoostSunday, we’re looking at three organizations that offer assistance to local cancer patients. This week’s list of resources and organizations is a little unique, however.

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#SignalBoostSunday: Local Organizations That Help Refugees

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***This blog post is part of a weekly series titled #SignalBoostSunday.  This series will highlight organizations and social causes that are of importance and provide assistance to the Greater Atlanta area. ***

                  This week on #SignalBoostSunday, we’re taking a look at two local organizations that work to provide assistance to refugees: the International Rescue Committee and World Relief Atlanta.

                   The following organizations provide vital services (such as employment assistance, immigration services, healthcare etc.) to refugees arriving in Atlanta to help them start a new life.

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#SignalBoostSunday: Technology Resources

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***This blog post is part of a weekly series titled #SignalBoostSunday.  This series will highlight organizations and social causes that are of importance and provide assistance to the Greater Atlanta area. ***

             We’re back to our regular #SignalBoostSunday format this week and our theme is: Technology.

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#SignalBoostSunday: News Literacy Resources

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***This blog post is part of a weekly series titled #SignalBoostSunday.  This series will highlight organizations and social causes that are of importance and provide assistance to the Greater Atlanta area. ***

              Normally, when I write a #SignalBoostSunday post, the organizations featured are organizations  located in the Metro-Atlanta area. For this week’s theme, however, I thought it was a bit more important to highlight organizations that have extensive news literacy resources that are accessible by everyone regardless of location.

              So this week’s installment of #SignalBoostSunday is a bit of a special edition. In light of Thursday’s tragedy at the Capital Gazette —a shooting that resulted in the deaths of five people, four of whom were journalists— I felt it was necessary to feature a few online resources that can help clarify the role of journalism and journalists in a healthy democracy.

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