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NPA Announces Chalasani, Tetzlaff Win Awards of Highest Distinction

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that Sreekanth Chalasani, Ph.D. and Julie Tetzlaff, Ph.D. are the 2021 winners of the organization's two most prestigious awards for exceptional service to the postdoctoral scholar community.

Chalasani, associate professor at the Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory at the Salk Institute, was announced as the winner of the 2021 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award among an exceptional field of finalists. Tetzlaff, associate professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin, was recognized by peers across the nation as the winner of the 2021 NPA Distinguished Service Award.

The NPA Gallagher Mentor Award recognizes the very best of mentors across the nation who advocate for postdoctoral scholars, celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion values and empower their postdoc scholars to succeed.

"A great expert is a person who has made all the mistakes," explained John Beacom, Ph.D., winner of the Mentor Award last year. "A great mentor is a person who will share those mistakes so others can avoid them."

"I am deeply honored to be selected as the NPA Gallagher Mentor of the Year from the National Postdoc Association," said Chalasani. "I would like to thank my current and former postdocs, all of whom have helped me become a better mentor. I also congratulate all of the award finalists for their fantastic work supporting postdocs."

The NPA Distinguished Service Award recognizes the highest appreciation for an individual that has demonstrated a profound, sustained, or leadership contribution to improving the postdoctoral experience. "The postdoctoral community is fortunate to have the NPA advocating on their behalf to improve the postdoctoral experience," commented Tetzlaff. "I thank them for giving me this award and bringing even more positive visibility to postdocs everywhere."

"Drs. Chalasani and Tetzlaff are receiving the highest honors that the NPA awards," stated NPA Board chair Stephanie Eberle, M.Ed. "In their own exceptional ways, they have excelled at creating agency and opportunity for postdoctoral scholars to succeed and advance in their work and careers."

The two awards were presented at the 2021 NPA Annual Conference before a record audience of postdoctoral scholars, faculty members, industry leaders and academic administrators.

Learn more: https://www.nationalpostdoc.org/page/2021AC

About National Postdoctoral Association:

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) educational association headquartered in Rockville, MD. Founded in 2003, the NPA envisions an inclusive community where all postdocs are empowered, valued, recognized, and supported in their current and future endeavors. The NPA serves the entire postdoctoral community, including its 18,000 individual and 215 organizational members.

Related link: https://www.nationalpostdoc.org/

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National Postdoctoral Association Unveils New Strategic Plan

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Today, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) released a strategic plan for the coming three years to move closer towards its vision of "an inclusive community where all postdocs are empowered, valued, recognized, and supported in their current and future endeavors."

The 2021-2024 plan features a dozen strategies oriented around four pillars of NPA activity -- advocacy; diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI); member development; and operational excellence. The pillars and strategies were developed through an inclusive, eight-month process that included surveys of postdocs and university offices, consultation with external stakeholders, and use of best practices.

"The pillars of this strategic plan represent the next logical steps in our growth," said Stephanie Eberle, M.Ed., NPA Board Chair, "diversifying our research community, advocating for equity and opportunities within it, and maintaining the intentional, dependable service this important community deserves."

Since 2003, the NPA has been dedicated to improve the postdoctoral experience by supporting a culture of inclusive connection. This new member-driven plan is designed to bring even greater focus to the NPA's efforts by honing in on areas of greatest value and importance to postdocs and the institutions that support them.

The release coincides with the NPA's 19th Annual Conference, also occurring this week, and which has itself shattered attendance records and positioned the organization to jumpstart work under the new plan. The 18,000 member association hopes to further engage with its members, partners, allies and other stakeholders as it builds out specific initiatives and activities to implement its new strategies.

"We are committed to excellence in helping our members succeed -- from developing career pathways to building more inclusive communities -- and to creating novel and collaborative ways of enabling such success," commented Thomas P. Kimbis, J.D., NPA executive director and CEO. "We encourage stakeholders to connect with us to create win-win scenarios under our new plan."

About National Postdoctoral Association:

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) educational association headquartered in Rockville, MD. Founded in 2003, the NPA envisions an inclusive community where all postdocs are empowered, valued, recognized, and supported in their current and future endeavors. The NPA serves the entire postdoctoral community, including its 18,000 individual and 215 organizational members.

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Move For Hunger and Allied Van Lines Renew Partnership In Effort To Fight Hunger Nationwide

RED BANK, N.J. -- Allied Van Lines, an American moving company founded in 1928, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a partnership that will help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States. As a partner, Allied Van Lines will support Move For Hunger's food rescue and hunger relief programs. To date, Move For Hunger's network of relocation professionals and multi-family properties has collected and delivered more than 22 million pounds of food - providing over 18 million meals - to food banks and pantries across the United States and Canada.

"We are excited to renew our partnership with Allied Van Lines, as they play an influential role in helping us reach our goal of decreasing food insecurity nationwide," says Adam Lowy, Executive Director and Founder of Move For Hunger. "Last year, Allied Van Lines was able to help us collect over 5 million pounds of non-perishable food. With their assistance and over 128 agents enrolled as members, Allied Van Lines helps us decrease food insecurity nationwide."

Move For Hunger and Allied Van Lines have been partners since 2013 and have helped provide over 4.2 million meals to those in need. Allied Van Lines prides itself on decreasing food insecurity nationwide, similarly to its parent company, SIRVA, who is also a partner of Move For Hunger.

"We are proud of our partnership with Move for Hunger and the impact it's had in our communities," said Lesli Bertoli, President and General Manager of Allied Van lines. "We have loved watching our agents grow increasingly more invested in this cause over the last few years and it brings us great joy to know we are doing our part fighting hunger. We look forward to continuing this partnership."

Over the past 12 months, the need for food has only increased. Due to the pandemic, 5 million more people in the United States are considered food insecure with the total number rising from 37 million to 42 according to a recent report. Through the support of partners like Allied Van Lines, Move For Hunger can continue to fight for the families, individuals, and children who are most in need of food assistance.

About Move For Hunger

Move For Hunger (501(c)(3) is a national non-profit organization that has created a sustainable way to reduce food waste and fight hunger. We have mobilized the leaders of moving, relocation, and multi-family industries to provide their customers, clients, and residents with the opportunity to donate their food when they move. Members of Move For Hunger also organize community food drives, participate in awareness campaigns, and create employee engagement programs. For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit www.MoveForHunger.org.

About Allied Van Lines

Allied Van Lines is an award-winning moving and specialized transportation services' company. Established in 1928, Allied is one of the world's largest moving companies and a recognized global brand of SIRVA, Inc., a leader in providing relocation services to corporations, consumers and governments around the world. For six consecutive years, Allied has been recognized as "America's Most Recommended Moving Company" by Women's Choice Award(r) and 2020 Newsweek "America's Best Customer Service." Allied is the Official Partner of Move for Hunger and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. For more information, call 1-800-689-8684 or visit allied.com.

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Kids Read Now closes the opportunity gap for K-3 students – Hawaii students to get free books this summer

HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Kids Read Now is excited to partner with Ka'ewai Elementary to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. Ka'ewai Elementary is the first school district in Hawaii to partner with Kids Read Now to eliminate learning loss and close the opportunity gap for their students. The number of students coast-to-coast in the Kids Read Now program continues to grow with almost 400,000 books being mailed to students in 2020 alone!

Most students will experience reading skill loss over a typical summer break from school. Creating home libraries is key to preventing a steep learning slide due to summer break and recent extended school closures.

"Educators, parents, and students love the KRN program, and it has been proven to eliminate the summer slide and even help kids gain up to 2.5 months of learning over the summer," said Leib Lurie, CEO of Kids Read Now.

The Kids Read Now K-3 summer reading program mails eight new books to students and includes exciting multicultural, fiction, and nonfiction titles loved by children. Mailing books builds ongoing enthusiasm but does not require in-home technology. Each book includes guided discussion questions to help improve reading skills and increase family engagement.

The ninth book of beautifully illustrated creative writing prompts concludes the program so children can write their own stories. Best of all, kids keep their new books!

Kids Read Now is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the singular mission to eliminate learning loss for all K-3 students.

To learn more about Kids Read Now, please visit https://kidsreadnow.org/.

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Kids Read Now empowers students through book choice – In-home reading program helps West Virginia students

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across West Virginia, including Mineral County Schools and Nicholas County Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. The number of students in the Kids Read Now program continues to grow with almost 400,000 books being mailed to students in 2020 alone!

Most students will experience reading skill loss over a typical summer break from school. Creating home libraries is key to preventing a steep learning slide due to summer break and recent extended school closures. "Students all over the country get books with included family activities mailed to their homes to eradicate the learning losses from summer and now, more urgently, the Covid slide. Kids gain up to 2.5 months of learning over the summer when they get to choose their books," said Leib Lurie, CEO of Kids Read Now.

The Kids Read Now K-3 summer reading program mails eight new books to students and includes exciting multicultural, fiction, and nonfiction titles loved by children. Mailing books builds ongoing enthusiasm but does not require in-home technology. Each book includes guided discussion questions to help improve reading skills and increase family engagement. The ninth book of beautifully illustrated creative writing prompts concludes the program so children can write their own stories. Best of all, kids keep their new books!

Kids Read Now is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the singular mission to eliminate learning loss for all K-3 students.

To learn more about Kids Read Now, please visit https://kidsreadnow.org/.

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2021 Mentor of the Year Finalists Announced – Eight outstanding leaders nominated from across the U.S.

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), in partnership with Gallagher, today announced the finalists for the 2021 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award. The award recognizes a faculty member or advisor who engages in exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars.

The prestigious award recognizes those who advocate for postdoctoral scholars; exhibit outstanding communication skills; embed diversity, equity and inclusion values in mentoring; demonstrate respect for the work and career paths of postdoctoral scholars; create productive working environments to enhance the postdoctoral experience; and show resilience and creativity as mentors during the pandemic.

"Recognition as a mentor is without a doubt the highest achievement one can receive, because it represents one's positive impact on those that will help shape the future," said Ed Krug, Ph.D., former recipient of the NPA Gallagher Mentor Award and professor emeritus at the Medical University of South Carolina.

The 2021 finalists for the NPA Gallagher Mentor Award are:

* Sreekanth Chalasani, Ph.D., Salk Institute for Biological Studies

* Cory Christiansen, Ph.D., University of Colorado School of Medicine

* Christina Cipriano, Ph.D., Yale School of Medicine

* John D. Fryer, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic

* Kentaro Fujita, Ph.D., Ohio State University

* David J. Katz, Ph.D., Emory University School of Medicine

* Stephanie Madon, Ph.D., Iowa State University

* Ethan Menahem Shevach, M.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

"The NPA recognizes the accomplishments of all eight of these impressive individuals and their unfailing commitment to mentorship for postdoctoral scholars," stated NPA executive director and chief executive officer, Thomas P. Kimbis. "Each of these finalists is already a winner for how they give to others every day."

The winner of this year's award will be announced at the 2021 NPA Annual Conference, taking place online April 15-16, 2021. Registration remains open for this event accessible around the world.

About National Postdoctoral Association:

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) educational association headquartered in Rockville, MD. Founded in 2003, the NPA envisions an inclusive community where all postdocs are empowered, valued, recognized, and supported in their current and future endeavors. The NPA serves the entire postdoctoral community, including its 18,000 individual and 215 organizational members.

Learn more at: https://www.nationalpostdoc.org/

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Move For Hunger and SIRVA Renew Partnership In Effort To Fight Hunger Nationwide

RED BANK, N.J. -- SIRVA, a worldwide relocation and moving services company based out of Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a partnership that will help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States.

As a partner, SIRVA will support Move For Hunger's food rescue and hunger relief programs. To date, Move For Hunger's network of relocation professionals and multi-family properties has collected and delivered more than 22 million pounds of food - providing over 18 million meals - to food banks and pantries across the United States and Canada.

"We are excited to renew our partnership with SIRVA, as they play an influential role in helping us reach our goal of decreasing food insecurity nationwide," says Adam Lowy, Executive Director and Founder of Move For Hunger. "With their resources and ours, we are able to continue to work to reach our goal of decreasing hunger throughout America."

Move For Hunger and SIRVA have been partners since 2017 and with their financial commitments, they've helped provide over 200,000 meals to those in need. SIRVA prides itself on committing to being part of the solution and is the parent company for North American Van Lines and Allied Van Lines, who are also partners of Move For Hunger.

"For many years, SIRVA and its agents and drivers from Allied Van Lines and North American Van Lines have supported the Move for Hunger mission to reduce food waste and fight hunger," said Brian Risley, SIRVA's SVP for Moving Services. "During the global pandemic, as food insecurity has increased, the need for this service has never been greater. SIRVA is proud to continue our partnership with Move for Hunger in 2021 and sends our appreciation and encouragement to the Move For Hunger staff, to our networks, and to our industry. SIRVA is very pleased to continue to advance this common-sense and sustainable means of providing emergency food assistance to those in need."

Over the past 12 months, the need for food has only increased. Due to the pandemic, 5 million more people in the United States are considered food insecure with the total number rising from 37 million to 42 according to a recent report. Through the support of partners like SIRVA, Move For Hunger can continue to feed and empower more to fight for the families and vulnerable communities who are most in need of food assistance.

About Move For Hunger

Move For Hunger is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has created a sustainable way to reduce food waste and fight hunger. We have mobilized the leaders of moving, relocation, and multi-family industries to provide their customers, clients, and residents with the opportunity to donate their food when they move. Members of Move For Hunger also organize community food drives, participate in awareness campaigns, and create employee engagement programs. For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit www.MoveForHunger.org.

About SIRVA Worldwide Relocation & Moving:

SIRVA Worldwide Relocation & Moving is the global leader in moving and relocation services, offering solutions for mobility programs to companies of every size. With 59 SIRVA locations and more than 900 franchised and agent locations in 177 countries, we offer unmatched global breadth supported by localized attention and innovative technology that strikes the right balance of self service and human support. From relocation to household goods and commercial moving and storage, our portfolio of brands (SIRVA, Allied, northAmerican, SMARTBOX, SIRVA Mortgage, and Alliance) provides the only integrated moving/relocation solution in the industry. By leveraging our global network, we deliver a superior experience that only a "one-stop shop" can provide.

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SuiteAmerica Named Move For Hunger 2020 Corporate Housing Company Of The Year

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. -- During the 2020 CHPA Tower of Excellence Awards, SuiteAmerica was named Move For Hunger's 2020 Corporate Housing Company of the Year. SuiteAmerica considers it a great honor and is deeply humbled to be able to provide for those in need.

SuiteAmerica's Move For Hunger Coordinator, Michael James, says, "We are so proud and honored to have received this award again from Move for Hunger! While 2020 caused us to not be able to do typical in-person food drives, our team was still able to come together virtually and exceeded our fundraising goal during Hunger Action Month."

SuiteAmerica has been partnered with Move For Hunger since Move For Hunger started in 2014. Move For Hunger is a nonprofit dedicated to reducing food waste and fighting hunger. Their goal is to eliminate food waste during the relocation process. The Move For Hunger team will pick up any unopened, nonperishable food items and deliver them to a local food pantry.

Over 50 million Americans face hunger every day, including one in four children. The COVID-19 Pandemic has only worsened food insecurity in the United States. In 2020, over 3.7 million pounds of food were donated to food banks, making 2020 Move For Hunger's most impactful year to date.

"SuiteAmerica would also like to send a big thank you to all of our fellow corporate housing companies that help champion Move For Hunger's mission every year. We look forward to collecting even more donations in 2021 and continuing to raise awareness about food insecurity," says James.

If you are in a place to consider donating, please visit https://moveforhunger.org/donate/covid-19.

About Move For Hunger

Move For Hunger is a (501(c)(3) national non-profit organization that has created a sustainable way to reduce food waste and fight hunger. We have mobilized the leaders of moving, relocation, and multi-family industries to provide their customers, clients, and residents with the opportunity to donate their food when they move. Members of Move For Hunger also organize community food drives, participate in awareness campaigns, and create employee engagement programs.

For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit https://moveforhunger.org/.

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Kids Read Now sends books through mail – no technology required – Closing the digital divide for South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across South Carolina, including Spartanburg County Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. The number of students in the Kids Read Now program continues to grow with almost 400,000 books being mailed to students in 2020 alone!

Most students will experience reading skill loss over a typical summer break from school. Creating home libraries is key to preventing a steep learning slide due to summer break and recent extended school closures. "The KRN in-home reading program has self-selected, leveled, and exciting books with parent-led activities every week which eliminates the need for technology and eradicates learning loss at the same time. Many kids gain up to 2.5 months of learning over the summer," said Leib Lurie, CEO of Kids Read Now.

"This was a neat program to get good books in the hands of students. I also liked the piece where they had to respond with parents. That added another layer that ensures they are reading the books. The program was easy and user friendly," says Kaye F., School Literacy Specialist, Spartanburg County Schools.

The Kids Read Now K-3 summer reading program mails eight new books to students and includes exciting multicultural, fiction, and nonfiction titles loved by children. Mailing books builds ongoing enthusiasm but does not require in-home technology. Each book includes guided discussion questions to help improve reading skills and increase family engagement. The ninth book of beautifully illustrated creative writing prompts concludes the program so children can write their own stories. Best of all, kids keep their new books!

Kids Read Now is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the singular mission to eliminate learning loss for all K-3 students.

To learn more about Kids Read Now, please visit https://kidsreadnow.org/.

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AARP Community Challenge Grant Program Still Accepting 2021 Applications

BALTIMORE, Md. -- AARP Maryland invites community organizations and local governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Community Challenge grant program, now through April 14. Grants fund quick-action projects that can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand or tens of thousands for larger projects.

Now in its fifth year, the grant program is part of AARP's nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which supports the efforts of cities, towns, neighborhoods and rural areas to become great places to live for people of all ages.

"We are thrilled to bring this grant opportunity back to Maryland in 2021 and we encourage all eligible organizations to apply," said AARP Maryland State President Jim Campbell. "We've seen great results from the Community Challenge grant program in communities across Maryland, and this year we are increasing our support for projects that focus on diversity and inclusion and aid in local recovery from the coronavirus pandemic."

Since 2017, AARP has awarded 560 grants - through the Community Challenge to nonprofit organizations and government entities in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The program provides direct support to all community types, with nearly 40% of past projects benefitting rural communities, 20% going to suburban locations and 40% improving urban places. Granted projects have demonstrated an ability to help garner additional funds or support from public and private funders, encourage replication and overcome local policy barriers, and receive greater overall awareness and engagement.

AARP will prioritize projects that deliver inclusive solutions that meet the needs of diverse populations, as well as those that directly engage volunteers through permanent or temporary solutions that aim to achieve one or more of the following outcomes:

* Create vibrant public places that improve open spaces, parks and access to other amenities.

* Deliver a range of transportation and mobility options that increase connectivity, walkability, bikeability, wayfinding, access to transportation options and roadway improvements.

* Support a range of housing options that increase the availability of accessible and affordable options.

* Increase civic engagement and demonstrate the tangible value of "Smart Cities" with innovative and tangible projects that bring residents and local leaders together to address challenges and facilitate a greater sense of inclusion.

* Support local recovery from the coronavirus pandemic with an emphasis on economic development, improvements to public spaces, and transportation services.

* Ensure a focus on diversity and inclusion while improving the built and social environment of a community.

* Other community improvements. In addition, AARP wants to hear about local needs and new, innovative ideas for addressing them.

The Community Challenge is open to 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6) nonprofits and government entities. Other types of organizations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The application deadline is 8:00 p.m. ET, April 14, 2021, and all projects must be completed by November 10, 2021. To submit an application and view past grantees, visit www.AARP.org/CommunityChallenge.

In 2020, AARP awarded Community Challenge Grants to support three projects in Maryland:

* University of Maryland (Hyattsville): The Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health Laboratory (CEEJH Lab) at the University of Maryland School of Public Health used their 2020 grant to transform their My Block Counts app (a pilot program aimed to use environmental justice and urban planning as backdrops for increasing scientific and environmental health literacy in older adults of color from the Southern/Capital region of Maryland), to include integration with local municipal 3-1-1 services so that residents can report gaps in community resources to their local policymakers. Participants learned how to report on conditions through social media posts (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok), and online social communities (e.g., sub-Reddits and other forums, Meet-Ups, Facebook Groups). The CEEJH lab's goal is to increase the digital literacy of older adults.

* Bon Secours of Maryland Foundation (Baltimore): Bon Secours Community Works (Bon Secours) received a grant to make significant improvements to the Rachael Wilson Memorial Park in southwest Baltimore's Boyd-Booth neighborhood. The park will become a lively central site as well as a space for reflection for people of every age, which will promote an enhanced quality of life and bring positive activity to the neighborhood where a derelict vacant lot once stood. Current and potential residents, and potential investors, will see exciting and unique assets in the Boyd-Booth neighborhood because of this skillfully designed and maintained public space.

* Washington County Commission on Aging (Hagerstown): The Washington County Commission on Aging put grant funds toward the purchase of a vehicle and trailer to provide critical healthcare and nutrition services to older adults throughout the rural county.

AARP Maryland works in collaboration with communities across the state, bringing people together, and providing resources and expertise to help make Maryland's counties, towns and cities great places to live for people of all ages. With 860,000 members across the state, AARP Maryland offers information and resources to support family caregivers, fight for affordable and reliable utilities, protect loved ones from fraud and scams and build new tools to help working Marylanders save for retirement.

To learn more about becoming a volunteer with AARP in Maryland visit http://aarp.org/md!

About AARP

AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

To learn more, visit http://www.aarp.org, http://www.aarp.org/espanol or follow @AARP, @AARPenEspanol and @AARPadvocates, @AliadosAdelante on social media.​

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