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Tellwell Publishing Announces Indigenous Voices Grant in Honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

VICTORIA, B.C. -- Tellwell Publishing is launching a new program called the Indigenous Voices Grant, earmarking $10,000 in in-kind book publishing services to amplify the voices of Indigenous Canadians.

The grant aligns with Tellwell's commitment to cultivating a vibrant culture through the telling of powerful stories while contributing to the understanding of Indigenous communities, histories, and perspectives in Canada.

"We believe in the power of storytelling to foster awareness and empathy," said Tellwell Publishing CEO Tim Lindsay. "By offering this grant, we aim to remove barriers to publishing and create a platform for Indigenous voices. We look forward to witnessing the birth of inspirational and impactful works that resonate with readers and contribute to the rich tapestry of Indigenous literature."

The guidelines for the Indigenous Voices Grant will be established in the coming months with the funding allocated and first book projects selected in 2024. The grant may support one or more book projects depending on the submissions received and their budgetary needs.

Tellwell Publishing is actively seeking partnerships with organizations to help promote the Indigenous Voices Grant and curate submissions. The fund aims to embrace book projects in genres ranging from non-fiction and fiction to poetry or children's literature.

About Truth and Reconciliation Day: The National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, previously known as Orange Shirt Day, observed annually on September 30, is a day to honour and remember the Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools in Canada, and to learn more about the history of those schools and the ongoing impacts of intergenerational trauma that remain as a result of their existence.

About Tellwell Publishing:

Tellwell Publishing, based in Victoria BC, is an independent book publishing company committed to providing quality publishing services to authors. Tellwell empowers authors by offering the expertise and talents of publishing professionals to enhance the quality of their work.

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Eye Safety and the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

DENVER, Colo. -- Doctors of optometry across Colorado are addressing the eye safety concerns that come with an Annular Solar Eclipse by teaming up with Eyes of Colorado and the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) throughout September 2023.

On October 14, most of Colorado will be able to witness up to 80% of obstruction from the annular solar eclipse. This rare event is when the Moon does not completely cover the Sun and what looks like a dark disc with a bright reddish-orange ring around it will appear. Looking at the sun without proper eye protection can cause eye injury.

There are many safe ways to view a solar eclipse, but if there are any doubts or concerns be sure to consult an optometrist near you to help determine the best options for viewing.


* Solar eclipse glasses -- Use expert-approved solar "eclipse glasses" to view a solar eclipse safely and without damaging your eyes. Eye protection must be worn the entire time while watching a solar eclipse.

* Pinhole projection -- This is the safest and most inexpensive way to watch a solar eclipse.

* Welder's glass -- Use number 14 welder's glass which can be found at a local welder's supply or home improvement store. Welder's glass will reduce the harmful rays that are emitted during the eclipse.

* Mylar filters -- Aluminized mylar plastic sheets are available as eclipse vision glasses or can be cut and made into a viewing box. Do not use it if there are any scratches or damage to the sheet.

* Additional options -- Viewing the solar eclipse on TV or at a planetarium are always great options.

With any of these methods, make sure that the products are not damaged, scratched or broken to ensure maximum eye protection.

To avoid unnecessary vision damage during the solar eclipse, do not use the following devices to view the upcoming natural phenomenon.

Do NOT use:

* Smartphone

* Camera viewfinder

* Unsafe filters

Unless specifically designed for viewing a solar eclipse, no filter is safe to use with any optical device (telescopes, binoculars, etc.). These options can cause an individual to accidentally look at the sun, damaging their eyes and also damaging the tool being used.

Solar eclipses are an exciting and rare event for most people to witness but be sure that you are properly prepared and protected when the time comes. Viewing must be done with caution to protect one's eyes from eclipse blindness", says Dr. Scott Middlemist, Board President for the Colorado Optometric Association. Read full article ( ).

About the Colorado Optometric Association (COA):

The Colorado Optometric Association (COA) is the professional organization of optometrists in Colorado. Over 600 Colorado Doctors of Optometry are voluntary members of the Association. COA has also launched a public health campaign called Eyes of Colorado ( ).

Since 1892, the COA has assisted its members in providing the highest standard of professional care to their patients by sponsoring continuing education programs for doctors, advocating in local and state governments for programs and laws that represent patients' best interests, and providing information for the public. For more information, please visit or call 303-863-9778.

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Petco Love Invests $25,000 in Sacramento SPCA to Save and Improve the Lives of Pets in the Sacramento Region

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they received a $25,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love in support of their lifesaving work for animals in the Sacramento region.

The Sacramento SPCA has positioned itself as a lifesaving resource for animals in need, regardless of the animal's age, breed, health, and behavior. When the Sacramento SPCA began noticing an increase in both the number of animals entering the shelter with existing behavior challenges and the average length-of-stay for dogs, particularly large breeds, Behavior staff jumped into action piloting a new program to support these animals and their new families.

Customized take-home kits were created to support adopters and animals showing preexisting behavior conditions. Thanks to the lifesaving investment from Petco Love, adopters will receive an "Adoption Success Kit" containing items such as a Sensi harness, Kong, clicker, snuffle mat, and a training manual. For dogs needing even further support, adopters will also receive training vouchers for either a digital or in-person session with an external training organization.

"We are incredibly grateful for our partnership with the Folsom Petco Pet Care Center and for Petco Love supporting our lifesaving work," said Altine. "With this $25,000 lifesaving investment, we can support new adopters, reduce the number of animals returned to our care for behavior reasons, and keep as many families together as possible."

Petco Love is a national nonprofit leading change for pets by harnessing the power of love to make communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier. Since its founding in 1999, Petco Love has invested $350 million in adoption and other lifesaving efforts. And Petco Love helps find loving homes for pets in partnership with Petco and more than 4,000 organizations - like ours - across North America, with 6.7 million pets adopted and counting.

"Our investment in the Sacramento SPCA is part of more than $15M in investments recently announced by Petco Love to power local organizations across the country as part of our commitment to create a future in which no pet is unnecessarily euthanized," said Susanne Kogut, president of Petco Love. "Our local investments are only part of our strategy to empower animal lovers to drive lifesaving change right alongside us. We recently launched Petco Love Lost, a national lost and found database that uses patented image-recognition technology to simplify the search for lost pets."

As the only full-service 100% nonprofit animal shelter in the Sacramento region, the Sacramento SPCA relies on donations from individuals, businesses, and foundations to support their lifesaving work. They are local, independent, and not affiliated with any other SPCA or humane society, including the ASPCA. All funds stay right here in the Sacramento region - helping animals - and the people who love them - in our own communities.

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Learn more about Petco Love here:

About the Sacramento SPCA:

Founded in 1892, the Sacramento SPCA has been providing homeless animals with individual comfort, shelter, and love for more than 131 years. They provide compassionate medical care to tens of thousands of animals annually and offer a variety of programs and services designed

to keep people and pets together for life. Visit for more information and follow on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Petco Love:

Petco Love is a life-changing nonprofit organization that makes communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier. Since our founding in 1999 as the Petco Foundation, we've empowered animal welfare organizations by investing $350 million in adoption and other lifesaving efforts. We've helped find loving homes for more than 6.7 million pets in partnership with Petco and organizations nationwide.

Our love for pets drives us to lead with innovation, creating tools animal lovers need to reunite lost pets, and lead with passion, inspiring and mobilizing communities and our more than 4,000 animal welfare partners to drive lifesaving change alongside us. Join us. Visit or follow on Facebook Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn to be part of the lifesaving work we lead every day.

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JOEY AND HIS FRIEND WATER: A playful book introducing children and their parents to the idea that everything around us is energy vibrating at different speeds

TORONTO, Ontario -- In Ellen J. Lewinberg's current picture book, "Joey and His Friend Water" (ISBN: 978-0228881698; May 2023), Joey, the main character in the book, finds that he is able to talk to the water in a stream behind his house. Joey finds it hard to believe that he is talking to and learning from Water, and keeps checking the ideas that Water is presenting to him.

"Joey and His Friend Water" introduces children and their parents to the idea that everything around us from people, to plants, to trees, to rocks, is energy vibrating at different speeds. And, in this way, everything in the universe is connected. The importance of the water cycle, mycelium and trees in healing the earth is talked about alongside Maseru Imoto's work on water and the idea that the way in which water reacts to words and emotions has implications for our bodies and our environment. The importance of trees in our environment is stressed and also provides hope for Joey and his friends to do something to help the earth.

Author Ellen J. Lewinberg holds a master's degree in social work and is a trained child and adult psychoanalyst. She worked as a psychoanalyst for many years until a health issue introduced her to energy healing. She was excited by the potential of energy healing, so she trained and currently works as an energy healer.

Ellen realized that young children experience a connection to energy and the unseen, but forget this knowledge as they grow older. She wanted to remind both older children and adults how important it is for themselves and the world around them to remember the connections.

"I am a bioenergy healer and have always been interested in alternative healing, farming and shamanism. I am an avid reader and in recent years have come across more and more information about water and its ability to communicate and respond to our questions and emotions.

"I work with unseen energies in the environment and in people. I know that young children see and hear much that is unseen. Many of them see auras and nature spirits. I want to remind children of all ages that everything is alive and everything is connected, and just because we cannot see something with our eyes does not mean it does not exist and is not important. Imagination is also crucial to our survival.

"I feel it is very important to our survival and that of the earth to remember that the unseen exists and is as important, if not more important, than the seen objective world.

"My hope with this book is to rekindle children's imaginations and to have them understand that everything is connected. One's actions in one area have an effect on every other area. And our imaginations play a vital role in coming up with new solutions to solve our problems here on earth. Trees are crucial in our lives and play an important part in our world. They not only capture carbon, but also provide healing. The Forest Bathing movement from Japan has provided enormous amounts of evidence for this. I wanted children to understand this. They are the adults of tomorrow and will be the ones left with the mess we have made. Some of the solutions are easy if one can only implement them."

"Joey and His Friend Water," Ellen's first picture book, was released in 2023.

If you would like to find out more about Joey and His Friend Water visit:

"Joey and His Friend Water" is now out through Tellwell Publishing (RRP $12.50) and available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indigo and more.


Author: Ellen J. Lewinberg


Released: May, 2022

PAPERBACK: ISBN-13: 9780228881698

EBOOK: ISBN-13: 9780228895596

Publisher: Tellwell Publishing ( ).

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Danielle Alura Miss Global USA Shines Bright on NASDAQ Seven-Story Billboard in Times Square: A Tribute to Her Philanthropy and Achievements

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. -- The bustling heart of New York City, Times Square, is known for its dazzling lights and vibrant energy. Recently, it witnessed a new star rise to prominence; Danielle Alura, the reigning Miss Global USA 2023 took center stage as her remarkable achievements and philanthropic endeavors were showcased on the iconic seven-story NASDAQ billboard.

From her role as a multi-talented actress, model, singer, and rally race car enthusiast, to her impactful work in philanthropy, Danielle Alura's journey is one that inspires, uplifts and intrigues. With more than 45 magazines gracing her portfolio, an impressive impact with her national charity, it's no wonder that NASDAQ highlighted Danielle on their billboard in NYC.

A Philanthropic Powerhouse and Advocate for Change

At the heart of Danielle's recognition is her unwavering commitment to philanthropy. As an advocate and member of the United Nations Association of USA, she has championed causes focused on building a Green Economy and addressing economic and racial inequalities. Her efforts have garnered her the prestigious 2020 Olive Branch Certificate of Recognition from the Coalition for Peace Action.

However, Danielle's philanthropic journey extends far beyond accolades. She has played a pivotal role in addressing family homelessness with the Family Promise Organization since she was 14 years old. With a passionate drive to break the cycle of homelessness, she has been an integral part of raising about 5 million dollars for the organization in the past six years, rehousing over 380 families and impacting the future of children across the nation. She has sat as the Secretary of the board, rose to be voted as Vice President, event committee Chair and capital fundraiser actively seeking donors from coast to coast.

A Multifaceted Talent with Global Impact

Danielle's achievements are as diverse as they are impressive. Singing opera in her grandfather's kitchen as a child to singing for a stadium on TV in China race co-pilot in prestigious rallies such as the Mille Miglia, Pebble Beach and the Ferrari Cavalcade... She embodies a spirit of adventure and a determination to conquer new horizons. Her passion and dedication have taken her all around the world showcasing her ability to use her platform for positive change. She simply crosses diverse worlds with grace and ease.

The NASDAQ billboard in Times Square illuminated the evening with a larger-than-life headshot of Danielle Alura is a reminder that in a world filled with challenges, there are individuals like Danielle who rise above and use their influence to drive change, inspire others, and leave an indelible mark on society. This mark in the media underlines the power of resilience, compassion and the potential of any individual's capability to shape the world as long as you have the passion and the heart. With each passing day, Danielle Alura continues to prove that her presence on the world stage is not just a result of her talent and beauty, but also a reflection of her soul's motivation and commitment to making the world a better place.

A Proud Representation of the USA

In a time where we can use better leaders, showcasing Danielle and her accomplishments testament to her role as an ideal ambassador for her country and a role model for future generations. As Miss Global USA, she has already accomplished so much for her charity, Family Promise OC, and has made many appearances to new countries around the world. Danielle Alura's commitment to "empowering women, embracing cultures, and embodying the beauty within" resonates perfectly with the values of the Miss Global Organization.

This November, Danielle will represent the USA as she competes for the international title of the Miss Global 2023 in the world Pageant in Vietnam. She carries with her the pride and support of a nation that recognizes her as a symbol of hope and inspiration. The deserving winner of the world title reigns for one year and graces the cover of Harper's Bazaar Magazine amongst many other life changing opportunities.


Email: for more information on competing at the state level for the chance to win the national title. Registration is open to ladies not married, may have children and are between the ages of 18-35 years



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The beloved novel and cult classic ‘The Joy of Funerals’ is set for a special edition rerelease

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- "The Joy of Funerals" (ISBN: 979-8988500018) hailed as "Six Feet Under" meets "Sex & the City" - was originally released in 2003 by St. Martin's Press. In honor of its 20th anniversary, Palagram Press is reissuing the novel on Oct. 2, 2023, to highlight this triumphant milestone with an updated cover and new letter from the award-winning author and New York Times contributor, Alix Strauss.

"The Joy of Funerals" centers around Nina, a lonely, single, thirty-something Manhattanite who goes to other people's funerals in the hope of connecting with the mourners in an attempt to fill the deep loneliness created by the inability to connect with the people in her life.

The novel highlights the loneliness we all feel as human beings and our deep, innate, and necessary need we have for real relationships - something we are losing. Timing for a rerelease couldn't be more necessary, or perfect, especially after a pandemic, where we have been forced into an unwanted lifestyle of solitude, our deep ache for organic - non zooming, non-device driven, human to human connection has been intensified - we have been mentally, physically, and emotional starved. Much like Nina.

If timing is everything, then the world has caught up with Alix Strauss. It seems that books offering once "taboo" or too-edgy and dark themes are finally having a moment - e.g., "I'm Glad My Mom Died," "Dear Edward," "Bittersweet," "Sorry for Your Loss," and a slew of others, are titles performing well and hitting a nerve right now with readers.

Throughout this powerful and provocative collection, these characters explore the basic need for human connection while seeking to understand themselves better. It is the 'where do I belong' and the 'how do I fit in' that these sad, bright, and amazingly strong women seek to answer.

Written with raw wit, mordant humor and a uniquely penetrating voice, Strauss turns the spotlight on the unattractive subjects of loss, grief, and loneliness. "The Joy of Funerals" is a smart, vivid, and arresting look into the inner world of those left behind, and those still holding on.


Author Alix Strauss is a trend, culture, and lifestyle journalist; an award-winning, four-time published author; and speaker. She is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, among other publications. During the past 25 years she has written over 1,500 articles. Her books include: "The Joy of Funerals" (St. Martin's Press & Palagram Press), "Based Upon Availability" (Harper Collins), and "Death Becomes Them: Unearthing the Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous and the Notorious" (Harper Collins). She is also the editor of "Have I Got a Guy for You" (Simon & Schuster), an anthology of mother coordinated dating horror stories. Her work has been an option for several TV and film projects. She lives in Manhattan.

You can connect with Alix at or @alixstrauss.

"When I first sat down to write this, I wanted to highlight how important and intense our need to connect with each other can be," said Strauss. "I hoped to show the loneliness we can all feel as humans and the deep, innate, and necessary desires we have for real relationships...and what can happen when those don't exist. Two decades later these needs and desires still resonate for me, and it seems, with readers."

The Wall Street Journal called "The Joys of Funerals," "An evocative novel in stories with interconnected characters who are recognizably human. 'The Joy of Funerals' is decidedly about the here and now."

"The Joy of Funerals," on sale October 2, 2023 will be available via Amazon and other online retailers as well as your favorite local bookstore. Pre-orders are available wherever books are sold.

Available on Amazon at:

Ms. Strauss is available for interviews, readings, and events.


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Educator, Actress and Civil Rights Activist Releases Debut Children’s Picture Book

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Dr. Gwendolyn Mukes, a Los Angeles based actress, renowned educator and civil rights activist presents her debut children's book, "Gwen Didn't Care" (ISBN: 979-8985784428) at Full Circle Bookstore on August 26, 1900 NW Expy, Oklahoma City, OK, at 3 p.m. "Gwen Didn't Care" honors the 65th Anniversary of the nation's first approved sit-in movement, and tells a true story of the silly, ridiculous, unjust, unfair, unfortunate laws of Jim Crow.

Set against the backdrop of a 1948 childhood memory, "Gwen Didn't Care" invites readers on a journey, unveiling the injustices of our nation's past through her eyes as a young child. The story centers around a visit to the one-day-a-week zoo policy for People of Color, offering a glimpse into a world where segregation and discrimination were once the accepted way of life.

Dr. Gwendolyn Fuller Mukes, a life-long educator and one of the original 13 Katz Drug store sit-inners, uses her unique perspective to craft a whimsical narrative that is both approachable and engaging. Through the lens of an innocent child's curiosity, readers are gently introduced to the complexities of history, fostering a deeper understanding of the struggles and triumphs that have shaped our society.

"We have grown so much as a society...but we still have a lonnnng way to go," says Dr. Mukes. "I want to make sure my children, grandchildren, and all children know the history of our Country, for if they have no knowledge, history will surely repeat itself. It is important to teach that love IS stronger than hate; knowledge IS stronger than ignorance, and unity is stronger than division! Study and learn, for that can NEVER be taken from you!"

The book is currently available on Amazon and select bookstores.

On Amazon, "Gwen Didn't Care: A true tale of the silly, ridiculous, unjust, unfair, unfortunate laws of Jim Crow"


"Gwen Didn't Care" by Dr. Gwendolyn Fuller Mukes

Publication Date: August 11, 2023

8 x 10 full picture book, 41 pages

(ISBN 979-8985784428)

Published by WF Publications

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Black Wall Street Survivor Viola Ford Fletcher Tribute: NYC Buildings Illuminate in Remembrance of International Day of the Slave and Buried Stories

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Tonight, the heart of New York City will resonate with a poignant tribute as its iconic buildings don a solemn hue in honor of the International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. This visual gesture carries a profound significance, paying homage to both an exceptional individual and an often-forgotten chapter of history, Mocha Media announces today.

The chosen illuminating color, yellow, serves as a tribute to Ms. Viola Ford Fletcher, the world's oldest living author and the venerable survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre. Yellow holds a special place in Ms. Fletcher's heart as her favorite color, symbolizing optimism, resilience, and hope. At 109 years old, Ms. Fletcher embodies these very qualities, and her powerful best-selling memoir, "Don't Let Them Bury My Story," has touched hearts worldwide. Her remarkable journey through one of history's darkest episodes stands as a testament to human strength and perseverance.

Tonight's luminous display resonates with the spirit of Ms. Fletcher's message - one that emphasizes the vitality of remembering the past to forge a better future. In her book, she voices the importance of preserving these narratives as they serve to illuminate the path toward justice and equity. Her narrative of survival and determination continues to inspire dialogue on racial justice and historical acknowledgment.

As part of her commemoration of this significant day, Ms. Fletcher's itinerary in New York City holds poignant engagements. At 11 a.m., she will visit the African Burial Ground, paying her respects to those who endured the horrors of slavery. A moment of silence at 11:11 will stand as a collective acknowledgment of their struggles and the importance of their remembrance. Subsequently, at noon, Ms. Fletcher will be hosted by the United Nations, where observance will take place at the Ark Monument. Here, she will pour libations and offer prayers, invoking blessings in honor of the countless forgotten stories that history failed to tell.

Through the collective brilliance of these illuminated landmarks, especially in her favorite color, yellow, we unite in acknowledging Ms. Fletcher's legacy and her pivotal role in shaping our understanding of history. New York City's skyline transforms into a canvas of remembrance, standing as a testament to Ms. Fletcher's status as the world's oldest author and her profound impact on our shared narrative.

As night falls, the illuminated buildings not only pay homage to history but also stand as a beacon of hope for the future. This tribute echoes the sentiment that stories, like those of Ms. Fletcher, should never be consigned to oblivion but should instead serve as beacons of light, guiding our steps toward a more enlightened tomorrow.

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11 a.m. The African Burial Grounds, Wall Street

Honoring The Buried Stories. A short reading followed by a moment of silence at 11:11

12 p.m. The Ark of Remembrance, United Nations

Official Observance of the International Day of Remembrance of the Slave. Libations and blessings will be offered to commemorate the day.


6:30 p.m. Book Launch: Don't Let Them Bury My Story.

Book Talk with Viola Ford Fletcher and Grandson/Co-Author, Ike Howard, Hannah Nikole Jones and Mocha Ochoa

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The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center’s 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host its 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held September 22-23, 2023, at the Regal L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California and the Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV, from October 1-8.

The Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase began twenty-five years ago to celebrate and highlight dynamic emerging Black male filmmakers. The showcase and festival of short films directed by some of the nation's talented emerging Black male filmmakers will feature a dialogue following each film block. The celebration will take place over three days, screening 47 films. "This year we are proud of the amazing filmmakers and films. If given the opportunity, these outstanding filmmakers will impact Hollywood for generations to come," stated John Forbes, BHERC Executive Director.

The BHERC Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase: "A Legacy of Brotherhood and Excellence" features an outstanding showcase of shorts, along with an upfront and intimate chance to view and discuss the artistry, passion, and sacrifice involved in the independent filmmaking process. This unique program has consistently promoted and supported the work of Black men in film for close to three decades.

Some of the past Reel Black Men filmmakers include Ryan Coogler (Black Panther, Creed), Nate Parker (The Birth of A Nation, #AmeriCAN), Malcom D. Lee (The Best Man, Space Jam: A New Legacy), and Tim Story (Barbershop, Fantastic Four) to name a few. Many of these filmmakers have received high honors and recognition for their achievements and breakthroughs in filmmaking.

The Opening Night Celebration and Reception will be held Friday, September 22 beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase is Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m..

All events will be held at Regal L.A. Live, 1000 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015.


* Fri. Sept. 22 - Opening Celebration & Reception

$55.00 General/ $40.00 (Seniors/Students)

* Sat. Sept. 23 & Sun. Sept. 24 -Short Film Showcase

$55.00 Day Pass/ $20.00 Per Block (General)

$40.00 Day Pass/ $15.00 Per Block (Senior/Student)

* Weekend Pass (Incl. T-Shirt & Gift Bag)

$150.00 General/ $120.00 (Senior/Student)


For general and festival information, please call 310-284-3170, email or visit the website

All proceeds benefit the BHERC educational programs.


Founded by Sandra Evers-Manly, the Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public benefit organization designed to advocate, educate, research, develop, and preserve the history and future of Black images in film and television. Through film festivals, award ceremonies, book signings, script readings, contests, scholarships, other programs, and special events, BHERC recognizes the contributions of Black men and women in front of and behind the scenes in the entertainment industry as well as provide scholarship and development and training.



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New Self-Help Expert Podcast Career Coaching Episodes

CANAL WINCHESTER, Ohio -- Miss Corrinne Walker, world-renowned self-help expert and certified career coach, is excited to announce new episodes of her hit podcast, how to change careers and what to do before and after an interview. In these new episodes, Miss Walker discusses a range of topics related to career coaching, including how to find your dream job, how to prepare for a job interview and what questions to ask on a job interview. Also, what to wear for a job interview.

Whether you're just starting out in your career, or you are looking to make a change, these new episodes of "Career Coaching" will provide you with the tools you need to succeed. Miss Walker is a highly respected authority on self-help and career coaching, and her advice has helped millions of people around the world achieve their goals.

Miss Walker quotes "Think positive in hold your head up high because you are going to get the career you want."

Don't miss these new episodes of "Career Coaching with Miss Walker," available now on her website

About The Self-Help Expert Podcast

Miss Walker is the creator and host of The Self-Help Expert Podcast; Miss Walker is a certified career coach helping professionals navigate their career goals. She understands the challenges people face in their careers. She works with listeners to identify their core values and what truly motivates them, and then aligns that with the right career opportunities. Whether someone is looking to change careers, seeking a promotion, or wanting to maximize their potential at their current job, she provides the tools, strategies and accountability to move people's careers forward.


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