The homeless population in Dallas, Texas is up a bit according to recent reports, and many of those who are homeless choose to remain on the streets rather than seek temporary housing in shelters. The weather in Dallas is pretty warm year round, but winters can bring more than a few brutally cold days and nights. Temperatures in Dallas easily get into the hundreds in summer, and the heat index remains there way after summer is over. Many homeless fall victim to weather-related illnesses and often death from heat or extreme cold. The state works hard to combat homelessness, but with devastating storms and limited resources, it is a difficult battle. There is a Texas-based company who makes it part of its mission to help fight and win the battle of homelessness in Texas and across the nation.
Stream Energy is a direct-sales energy company that takes on homelessness first hand by providing resources to the homeless population in Dallas. Stream Energy works with other agencies like The Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity to provide housing and school supplies those in need.
Stream Energy supports local charitable organizations through their foundation Stream Cares. Their team of associates go out into the Dallas communities and hand out water, book bags, school supplies, hygiene kits to residents. The Stream Energy team also puts on hard hats and safety gear to help build housing for displaced residents.
Statistics have shown that when families have homes to raise their children, the high school graduation rates are much higher and there is an increase in higher education enrollment. Stream Energy works hard to ensure that families have the opportunity to restart their lives after homelessness. Homelessness can occur without notice from a devastating natural disaster or a sudden layoff from a company or industry closing. Stream Energy places people not profits at the heart of their energy business, and their efforts to rebuild Texas communities is an example to be followed.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina studied dental surgery in Guys Hospital Medical and Dental School, University of London. He earned his dental surgery degree in 1970 and has been practicing in England for many years. He is also known for his philanthropic courses that help the whole society.
In this capacity, Dr. Shafik Sachedina has worked for and with various institutions in the healthcare sector and has been in the forefront in ensuring that the knowledge of Ismaili community and Muslim history is widespread across the community members. He is not only a member of the Institute of Ismaili studies, but also an advisor, which has led to its growth among its members. At the moment the Institute of Ismaili Studies has one of the most comprehensive libraries with publications like books, journals, magazines among others aimed at enhancing the Islamic religion and culture.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina has also worked with the Aga Khan and Jamati Institutions where he volunteered as the community’s tradition of voluntary service. He collaborates with the Aga Khan Foundation which is a non-profit organization helped propel the welfare of the Ismaili community members globally.
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The works of Dr. Shafik Sachedina include serving as the joint chairman of the United Kingdom’s senior living network called Sussex Health Care and nursing home. Sussex Health Care provides specialized healthcare for people suffering from neurological illnesses, learning disabilities, Alzheimer’s, and dementia. With highly trained healthcare givers, Sussex Healthcare is among the most revered healthcare companies with the best facilities and programs that ensure clients receive the best care.
Sussex Healthcare not only offers services to people with health problems, but also support services like leisure activities, teaching customers new skills and recreational activities that help maintain good health. They have multiple caregiver homes offering these unique facilities and have gained great respect around the world.
They have been accredited by the Health Quality Services and gained International Standard ISO 9000:2000 which covers management systems. It is with no doubt among the best care-giving homes and bases their success on being able to offer client-based care.
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Ronald Fowlkes has served in a number of ways. He became a Marine in 1989 and served until 1993. He says he received rigorous training during this time and was taught to be self-disciplined. He also learned how to be an effective time manager and the value of working hard. He says when he was in boot camp it was all about tearing down each soldier and removing each new recruits individuality. While he was in infantry school he learned all about weaponry such as maintaining it and how to properly shoot. It was during this that personal performance was encouraged, he says.
Originally he had planned on staying in the Marines for 20 years however after serving in Desert Storm he decided to get out. He didn’t agree with how that war was handled and that Baghdad wasn’t taken. Ronald Fowlkes joined the police force and was soon on a SWAT team where he was a tactician. After several years he decided to enter business and he now works for First Spear Tactical which is a company that supplies gear for the armed services, police forces, and civilians. He is the manager of business development where he focuses on the growth of this firm.
Ronald Fowlkes also volunteers his time for the hockey team his son is on. He takes care of the equipment and trains the team members off-ice. He says he enjoys this and is proud to be a mentor to these younger people.
Roberto Santiago is a renowned real estate developer. He is most successful in Brazil, as the mastermind of some of the most profitable ventures in the world. His investment portfolio includes entertainment, finance, real estate and motor sports. Born in 1958, in Joao Pessoa, he received his education at Pio X-Marist College. Shortly thereafter, he studied Business Administration a the University Center of Joao Pessoa. He holds a degree in finance and business management. When he’s working on his latest venture, Roberto enjoys motocross and spending time with his family.
Roberto Santiago is widely known as the owner of the modern shopping center Manaira in Joao Pessoa. He started out by purchasing the land in 1987 when he was just 30 years old. It only took him two short years to develop the mall into what it is today. The Manaira shopping center is home to anything you could possibly need including, a rooftop concert hall, a gym, a theater, a food court, gaming area, financial institutions, shopping stores and a college. Roberto’s goal was to make shopping convenient for the average consumer. The Manaira Shopping mall is a one-stop shop for people on the go. Opened in 2009, the Domus Hall is located on the roof of the Manaira mall. The hall hosts weddings, fairs, concerts, exhibits, graduation ceremonies and conferences. It impressively can hold 4,000 seated individuals with a 10,000 standing room occupancy. The two-story building is always air conditioned, soundproof, and has the best audio equipment available. It is subdivided into individual cabins for those who want a little extra privacy. Brazilian and international musicians have performed at the Domus Hall.
The expansive movie theater plays the latest new releases. The gaming area is fun for the whole family and includes a bowling alley. The food court is renovated every two to four years offering a variety of options for every budget. Some of the restaurants include Capital Steakhouse, Espaco Gourmet and Waynes. You can find anything you could possibly need in their retail section of the shopping mall. There are book stores, furniture stores, sporting goods, fashion apparel, jewelry and cosmetics.
James Larkin was both a labor leader and an Irish activist. He launched the labor group named the Irish Transport & General Workers’ Union. The organization went on to become the region’s largest labor union. Larkin was born in Liverpool, England, on January 21, 1876.
Raised in the slums, Larkin didn’t have much of a formal education. He worked numerous jobs to supplement the family income. He eventually took the job of foreman on the docks in Liverpool. He took an interest in socialism.
Larkin had other interests, too. He met Elizabeth Brown. They married in 1903. As time went on they would eventually become the proud parents of four sons.
He joined the National Union of Dock Labourers (NUDL). In 1905, just two years following his marriage, Larkin took on the full-time job of the trade union organizer. His reportedly rather militant methods of striking frequently was a concern of the labor organization. Learn more about Jim Larkin: http://spartacus-educational.com/IRElarkin.htm
This led to Larkin’s being transferred to Dublin, Ireland just two years later. It was there that he founded the ITGWU. Indeed, it was James Larkin’s dream to gather together every single skilled and unskilled industrial worker in the nation.
Larkin’s next move was to found the Irish Labour Party. He led a number of several strikes with the Irish Labour Party. The Dublin Lockout of 1913 is believed to be the most famous of them. Larkin headed more than 100,000 laborers on a strike that lasted for nearly eight months and finally won the men fair employment. Soon after this successful lockout, the ITGWU disbanded.
After World War I broke out, he launched a large anti-war protest. Additionally, in 1914 he traveled to the USA to solicit donations to aid in his conflict with the British. He was arrested in 1920 and found guilty of both communism and criminal anarchy.
Three years later, he was pardoned and deported back to Ireland. The following year Larkin founded the Workers’ Union of Ireland (WUI). He received official recognition from Communist International. He passed away on January 30, 1947, in Dublin, Ireland.
There are several groups advocating for civil, human and migrant rights both locally, nationally and globally. In America, some of these groups include:
Japanese Americans Citizens League (JACL)
The Japanese American Citizens League was established in 1929 to advocate for civil and human rights of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans as well asother communities facing injustice and discrimination in America.JACL leaders also work towards promoting social, educational and cultural values as well as preserving and promoting the culture and legacy of the Japanese American community. Read more: Michael Lacey | LinkedIn and Village Voice Media | Wikipedia
Japanese Americans Citizens League forms the largest and oldest Asian American civil rights organization in the United States. Its vision is to promote a world honoring diversity by embracing principles of social justice, equality and fairness.
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights was established in 1950. It is made of over 200 national organizations whose aim is to promote and protect the civil and human rights of every person in United States. The organization was co-founded by Philip Randolph, Roy Wilkins and Arnold Aronson Among the organization’s achievements include lobbying and winning the passage of Civil Rights Acts 1957, 1960, 1964, Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Fair Housing Act of 1968. All these rights have helped promote fairness and equality for all Americans.
Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund
Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey are the co-founders of the Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund. The organizations advocates for rights of expression as well as funding other groups advocating for civil, human and migrant rights in Arizona.
Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund was developed as a result of Jim’s and Michael’s detention. The journalists, who are also the co-founders of Village Voice Media and Phoenix New Times, had published an article regarding a local Sherriff.
The article was about the existence of a grand jury proceeding allowing the Sherriff to seek reporter’s notes.Having spent their careers defending and asserting their First Amendment rights, Larkin and Lacey sued the nation and ended up winning the case. They were awarded $ 3.75 million for compensation. They have since used the settlement amount to support other humanitarian groups in Arizona.
Americans for Immigrant Justice
Americans for Immigrant Justice is a non-profit law farm promoting and protecting the rights of immigrants in Florida and across the country. It majors its operations on unaccompanied immigrant children, trafficking and domestic violence survivors. It also oversees policies and practices on migration detention as well as representing immigrants groups seeking justice.
Americans for Immigrant Justice was founded in 1996. Its headquarters is in Miami but it has another in Washington, D.C which was opened in order to expand the organization’s operations. Since its founding, American for Immigrant Justice has managed to serve over 100,000 immigrants from all parts of the earth.
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Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are crusaders for immigration and the protection of free speech.
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are founders of the Frontera Fund which supports groups that protect the rights and freedoms of Latinos. They are also the founders of the Frontpage Confidential website that has stories about free speech and human rights violations. They are most known as being outspoken opponents of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Joe Arpaio is an Arizona Sheriff that served over 24 years is best known for using unpopular forms of racial profiling of mostly Latino drivers. This practice went on for years under the Sheriffs rule without being held accountable. It was not until 2011 did his illegal form of racial profiling get challenged by a local judge that ordered a preliminary injunction against the Sheriff and his department. The sheriff ignored this injunction and and business went on as usual. The profiling went on for another year and half and finally a criminal contempt charge was filed against Arpaio and he was actually arrested and jailed shortly in 2012. The sheriff was later pardoned by President Trump and never actually spent any jail time for his bad behavior.
Joe Arpaio was also was known for coming after anyone in the public or private sector especially journalist that criticized what he was doing. Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin were executives of the Village Voice Media corporation that published the Phoenix New Times newspaper. On October 18, 2007 deputies of Arpaio illegally detained them from their homes. There was such a public outcry that they were let go the next day without charges. This started a legal battle between Lacey, Larkin and the Maricopa County that ended in 2012. Lacey and Larkin settled with the county for 3.75 million dollars that allowed them to form the Frontera Fund which grants money to Latino organizations that assist Latino’s whom rights have been violated by government or law enforcement.
Desiree Perez certainly knows something about making a business rise to the top. She’s been part of Roc Nation for years and her work has helped the company reach a level of success it hasn’t seen before, but the work required to do this is something that many people simply do not recognize. Her genius and her talent for finding the right moves to make helped her reach the top of Roc Nation. Now, Jay Z, the founder of Roc Nation, has worked to make sure she is the head of everything involved in the future of this company.
Perez is most notable for the work she did with Rihanna. A protege of Jay-Z, Rihanna has made a name for herself as one of his most celebrated artists. Working with Perez the Rihanna brand is worth far more than it was in the past. She’s managed to produce a brand with hundreds of millions of dollars. That level of success is something you would almost never expect even from seasoned artists. There’s something to be said about a businesswoman who can make someone a multimillionaire before they’re 30. That reputation for cooking up success has given her some success she would otherwise never see.
Roc Nation is going to continue to thrive and reach new heights. It’s made itself one of the most successful companies in the world and that trajectory will continue. The only way to keep things going the way they need to go for Roc Nation is for Desiree Perez to do what needs to be done. She will guide the company into the millions and perhaps billions it needs in order to thrive. She understands how to take talent to the top and keep them there. Jay Z certainly made the right choice when he picked executives.
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In order to be successful, one must not stay in their comfort zone. Lori Senecal is one of the successful people who live by this philosophy. Senecal is known for pushing boundaries and not being limited by the sky. She is one of the most influential people in the marketing industry, known for comparing advertising to style, where like style advertising must always be on point.
Today, Lori Senecal is on the leadership team of one of the world’s largest advertising and marketing companies. She serves as the global Chief Executive Officer of CP+B (Crispin Porter+ Bogusky). She has been in this position since the year 2015 and is bound to end her tenure, at this agency, by the end of the year. Commenting on her exit, the owners of CP+B stated that they enjoyed having the management genius on their team. Senecal also added that she had been planning her exit since she joined the company. Senecal is leaving the company to pursue entrepreneurship, something that her heart has always been in.
Prior to joining the MDC Partners’ agency, Senecal worked at KBS. She was part of KBS for approximately 6 years. Initially, she started out as the president of the company. Three years down the line and with a great management track record, the board of directors appointed her to take the position of chairman. In addition, she was promoted to be Chief Executive Officer of the company. By the time she was leaving the company, in March 2015, she was the Global CEO of the company.
Under her leadership, KBS is recorded to have expanded to employ more than 800 employees. Campaign Live says this was a very big achievement considering that when she was joining the company, employees, investors and clients were exiting. At the time, it was thought that reversing the situation would be impossible. But, Lori Senecal being the extraordinary talent she is, she managed to restore normalcy and even expand the company. With her help, the company came to be ranked as one of the best places to work in New York City. Follow Lori on Twitter.
Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi, 66, holds one of the most coveted positions in the Brazil’s financial industry. He is the CEO of a bank, Bradesco, which ranks number two regarding the value of assets; before 2009, Bradesco topped the list of Brazil’s private banks. According to the people close to the executive, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi is a soft-spoken individual with exceptional humor and a broad smile. Controlling one of the largest banks in Brazil, many people would mistake him for an economist, an accountant, or even an engineer.
However, the executive graduated in Philosophy, Sciences, and Letters from the University of São Paulo. Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi is also an alumnus of the Fundação School of Sociology and Politics where he pursued Socio-Psychology.
Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi, whose first official job was at Bradesco in 1969, took over the leadership of Bradesco in 2009 replacing Márcio Cypriano. The latter had served as the CEO of Bradesco for ten years, and during his tenure, Bradesco bought ten banks such as BBVA, Boavista, BMC, etc. He also made it his personal mission to see to it that Bradesco opened new branches across the country. Of course with the new branches, Bradesco’s volume of credit advanced to borrowers would increase.
Replacing a man of Márcio Cypriano’s stature and matching up to his level of performance (or exceeding) is no mean feat, but Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi was up to the task. He had amassed a wealth of experience since he first knocked on Bradesco’s door and was given his first job as a clerk. Luiz Carlos Trabuco wasted no time as he embraced his roles with passion. As a results-oriented individual, he quickly got the attention of his superiors who promoted him successively through the various ranks in the institution. Before he became the CEO, Luiz Carlos Trabuco was the head of Bradesco Seguros—an insurance company owned by Bradesco. He had assumed the leadership of Bradesco Seguros in 2003. With a career spanning 40 decades, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi was the most qualified candidate to replace Márcio Cypriano.
As a newly elected CEO, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi vowed to continue Márcio Cypriano’s legacy. In an interview conducted at the time with Trabuco as a guest, he stated that he was concerned with improving all Bradesco’s branches regarding service delivery to clients. In reference to recent developments in the industry (Bradesco being dethroned by Itaú Unibanco as the leading private bank in Brazil), Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi affirmed that his administration was unconcerned with market leadership.
Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi strived to improve Bradesco in different ingenious ways. For example, he established Unibrad Corporate University. The role of the university would be to oversee the personal development and growth of Bradesco’s employees and executives in tandem with the growth of the bank. This year, Unibrad was elected by the GlobalCCU Awards as the “Best Corporate University in the World.” He also stressed the importance of poaching leaders from the firm’s competitors, as opposed to promoting people within, as they would inject fresh ideas into Bradesco’s management.
In 2015, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi made the most significant announcement regarding Bradesco’s growth. With the approval of Lázaro Brandão, Bradesco would take over the management of the Brazilian HSBC in a deal that would cost Bradesco $5.2 billion. The inorganic growth strategy would tremendously boost the company’s control of the financial market. In fact, it would put it ahead of Itaú Unibanco regarding branch network, number of account holders, and total investment funds. Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi suggested that the purchase would put Bradesco six years ahead of itself.
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At 55 years of age, Daniel Taub is one man that cannot fail to make the headlines. Although born in the United Kingdom, Mr. Taub has spent most of his formative years in Israel working closely with his Jewish friends and family. Ever since Daniel Taub was a young boy, he had a burning desire to change the world in one way or the other, something he has done to date with excellence.
Before moving to Israel, Daniel Taub passionately pursued his education at Harvard University, Oxford University College, as well as Haberdasher’s Aske’s Boys’ School. While living in Israel, the first job that Taub got engaged in was a combat medic in the Israel Defense Forces, a time he constructively spent learning about the Israeli-Palestinian war. Shortly after Taub’s departure from the Israeli Defense Forces medical department, Daniel was taken in as an officer in the international law division, a role he most graciously took.
Years later, high ranking officers at the Israeli Foreign Ministry took note of Taub’s intelligent mind as well as resilience and decided to give him a shot to work for them. Taking all that was directed at him head-on, Daniel Taub succeeded in all his endeavors. Before ever becoming the Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Daniel Taub was an intermediary between Geneva and New York, working on behalf of the United Nations in a diplomatic capacity.
Daniel Taub’s tenure as ambassador has come with loads of blessings. Thanks to his relentless efforts, Daniel Taub has helped eliminate divisions between the UK and Israeli community. In so doing, Taub has helped foster bilateral partnerships that happen to favor trading between the two countries. Read more: Daniel Taub | About and Daniel Taub | LinkedIn
Because of Daniel’s contribution, the social division between the United Kingdom and Israel is now at an all time low. Also, Taub has gone out of his comfort zone to castigate against the war that directly affects Israel and Palestine. In his view, there is enough space for everyone to coexist in harmony if at all both aggrieved parties are willing to sit down and settle on an amicable decision.
Due to Taub’s selfless abilities, he will get recorded in history as the best ambassador that Israel has seen in centuries, maybe after a character like Joseph once mentioned in the Christian Bible.
Although Daniel is on his last mile, he has left a legacy worth emulating not only by people living in the UK or Israel but also by the rest of the world.
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