Family Resource Center Inc. (FRC) and the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Council (DVSAC) invites the public to its National Remembrance Day for Murdered Victims.
In the peak of the Hurricane Season and at the start of National Preparedness Month (September), the American Red Cross of the Virgin Islands (ARC-VI) encourages everyone to take the first step by creating a disaster plan for their homes that can help keep people safe during an emergency.
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The Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums will celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month. The annual occasion is a time when the Virgin Islands Public Libraries join with the American Library Association (ALA) nationwide to ensure that every student has a free library card.
Coastweeks events in the territory will run from Sept. 17 through Oct. 31. This year, events will include a renewed emphasis on litter prevention thanks to a $99,000 Marine Debris Program grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands.
The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDOE) in conjunction with Partnerships in Hope -- a private, non-profit organization focused on improving the lives of children and families on St. John -- will reopen parts of Guy Benjamin School as a multi-purpose community center on Sept. 1.
The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is distributing 5,000 high-quality early childhood books to children, parents and hospitals, as part of CFVI’s Early Childhood initiative.
The Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) and partners will hold a Ticket to Work Conference for the beneficiaries of Social Security Disability. It will take place on Friday, Aug. 5.
The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has awarded a total of $14,500 in scholarships to 11 Virgin Islands students to attend marine-related programs this summer.
The Mathematics Behind the Science Summer Program (MBS) at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has received a grant of $14,764 from the J. Raymond Jones Fund at the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI). MBS is a college preparation program for college bound students who are majoring in Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Technology (STEM).