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Schools Not Prisons

The #SchoolsNotPrisons Tour is a free music and art tour, partnering with California communities that have been impacted by the overuse of punishment and incarceration.'#SchoolsNotPrisons Tour' promotes non-violence and activism by young people, it encourages voting as a key way for communities committed to safety and peace to join in solidarity to make change. #SchoolsNotPrisons Tour focuses on the mass incarceration problem, occurring in California, the state has been overspending on prisons under the mistaken idea that punishing and incarcerating people is what keeps communities safe which It doesn’t, it has only broken families and communities apart – communities of color, it is taking opportunity away from our young people. Since 1980, California has built 22 prisons but just one UC campus, in 2014, youth arrests outnumbered youth votes. Tour partners and artists are standing up for a new vision of school and community safety centered on health and investing in youth; the 2016 #SchoolsNotPrisons Tour was produced by Revolve Impact, supported by The California Endowment and The California Wellness Foundation.

The California Endowment Revolve Impact The California Wellness Foundation Asian American Advancing Justice All of Us or None ACCE Action Anti-Recidivism Coalition Alliance for Boys and Men of Color California Calls Californians for Safety and Justice Children's Defense Fund CHIRLA Ella Baker Center for Human Rights Immigrant Legal Resource Center Mobilize the Immigrant Vote PICO California Youth Law Center Always Knocking Inc. East Bay Asian Youth Center Sacramento Area Congregations Together Sol Collective Youth Development Support Services Faith in Fresno Fresno Barrios Unidos The Know Youth Media New America Media American Civil Liberties Union California Partnership Coachella UnIncorporated Raices Cultura TODEC Legal Center]] Social Immigration Project San Diego State University Fathers and Families of San Joaquin Little Manilla San Joaquin Pride Center Sons and Brothers Reinvent South Stockton Coalition Blu Educational Foundation Congregations Organized for Prophetic Engagement ICUC Life Center Church Youth Action Project Youth Law Center Culture Strike California Immigrant Policy Center National Council of La Raza RYSE Center Operation Street Kidz Philanthropy Kidz Club African Coalition Workforce Advancement Project Mother of Many California School-Based Health Alliance FuseBox Radio First Place For Youth Southeast Asian Resource Action Center Coleman Advocates Acta Non Verba Youth Urban Farm Project Centro Legal De La Raza Movement Strategy Center The Unity Council The Gathering For Justice World Trust Educational Services

Meriden Curtain Fixture Company Factory

The Meriden Curtain Fixture Company Factory is a historic factory complex at 122 Charles Street in Meriden, Connecticut. Built in 1892 for a company founded in 1869, it is a good example of late-19th century industrial architecture, is notable for its association with Charles Parker, one of the city's leading industrialists of the period, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. The complex has been converted to residential use; the former Meriden Curtain Fixture Company Factory is located two blocks south of Main Street in central Meriden, occupying most of one city block on the north side of Charles Street between Broad Street and Parker Avenue. The factory consists of six buildings, five of which are connected in a linear east-west arrangement; the buildings range in height from one to six stories, with building 3, the tallest, capped by a distinctive mansard roof. The complex is unified visually by band of decorative tilework just below the roofline; the curtain fixture business was begun in 1869 by Sawyer & Buckley, was taken over by the Charles Parker Company.

Parker managed by Charles Parker's son Wilbur expanded the business, overseeing construction of the majority of this complex in 1892. It was the largest manufacturer in the nation that produced curtain rollers and curtain cloth; the business was acquired in 1905 by the Columbia Shade Company. In the 20th century it had a variety of smaller tenants, was converted to residential use. National Register of Historic Places listings in New Haven County, Connecticut

List of Pokémon video games

Pokémon is a series of role-playing video games developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo and The Pokémon Company. Over the years, a number of spin-off games based on the series have been developed by multiple companies. While the main series consists of RPGs, spin-off games encompass other genres, such as action role-playing, puzzle and digital pet games. Most Pokémon video games have been developed for Nintendo handhelds, video game consoles, PCs dating from the Game Boy to the current generation of video game consoles. Pokédex 3D is an app available for download from the Nintendo eShop, it is a Pokédex, which displays information on Pokémon from White as well as a 3D model. Only a few Pokémon are available, more can be unlocked through means such as SpotPass and StreetPass and AR cards. On April 21, 2012, Nintendo announced that there would be a National Pokédex version called Pokédex 3D Pro, it was released in Japan on the Nintendo eShop on July 14, 2012, internationally on November 8, 2012.

Unlike the original, the Pro edition of the app is not free, all Pokémon are available from the start rather than unlocking them over time, although some that are not available can be unlocked by entering a special code on the official website. In addition, it has new background music, more scenes and backgrounds and features the voice for the name of every Pokémon; the Pro edition replaced the original free app as it was removed from the eShop on June 17, 2012 in Japan and on October 1, 2012 internationally. An official iOS version was released on November 15, 2012 but was delisted on November 30, 2015. Pokémon Bank is a mobile application available on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS, it was released in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan on December 25, 2013, Hong Kong on January 22, 2014, Europe and New Zealand on February 4, 2014, in North and South America on February 5, 2014. It is an online storage system which allows players to store up to 3000 Pokémon and access requires a stable internet connection.

The app requires an annual fee in order to access the servers. Bank is compatible with Pokémon X, Y, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire, Moon, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon and the game's Pokémon Storage System. Pokémon holding items and a cosplay variant of Pikachu cannot be stored; the additional app Poké Transporter allows players to transfer Pokémon from Pokémon Black, Black 2 and White 2 and the Virtual Console releases of Red and Yellow. Pokémon Bank was updated to add Poké Transporter capabilities for Gold and Crystal as well; the augmented reality mobile game Pokémon Go was released in July 2016 on both Android and iOS platforms. It utilizes internal GPS tracking system in order to catch Pokémon in real-time; the system places gyms and Pokéstops in predetermined locations throughout the world in order to get the player active and become a Pokémon trainer in real life. The Pokémon themselves spawn randomly, with some conditions. Gyms are used to battle and train Pokémon against other players in the area, nearby PokéStops give free items when spun.

It featured the 151 original Generation 1 Pokémon. In February 2017, generation 2 Pokémon were added excluding the legendaries such as Suicune, Entei, Lugia, Ho-Oh. In July 2017, the legendary Pokémon were released. While the title is free-to-play, it implements microtransactions, allowing players to spend real currency to gain access to more items in game; the game was met with mixed responses. In September 2016, Niantic released the Pokémon Go Plus, a $35 wearable, which issues alerts about any events in the game, including the appearance of a Pokémon or nearby PokéStop. On January 24, 2017, Pokémon Duel, a competitive digital board game was released on the App Store and Google Play. Pokémon Duel known as Pokémon Co-master, was co-developed with Heroz Japan, a company that specializes in artificial intelligence. Based on the Pokémon Trading Figure board game, players can move Pokémon pieces around a virtual playing field. Upon reaching an opponent's Pokémon, the two may engage in battle; the strategy game lets one play single-player against the computer or compete with other players online.

In 2017, together with the Pokémon Company, announced the creation of a mobile app targeted at preschool aged children called Pokémon Playhouse. On August 29, 2019, Pokémon Masters, a 3-on-3 battle game was released on the App Store and Google Play. Pokémon Masters was developed by DeNA; the game can be downloaded from the Pokémon Masters official website Camp Pokémon, known as Pokémon Camp in Europe and New Zealand, is a free app provided by The Pokémon Company International for Android and iOS. It is intended to teach younger children the basics of Pokémon through interactive and fun games, it was first accessible to iOS users on October 21, 2014, was released for Android devices on April 14, 2016. In June 2019, The Pokémon Company announced a new cloud service for storing Pokémon, intended to replace Pokémon Bank, it was revealed the service would be called Pokémon Home and was released for Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android. Home would be available in two tiers, a paid premium subscription and a free tier with less storage and a limited feature set.

A subscription to Nintendo Switch Online would not be required to use Pokémon Home. It was released in February 2020; the service is aimed toward Pokémon Sword and Shield and Pokémon can be transferred between them and the service at will. Pokémon contained in Pokémon Bank and Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee


Schuster's Ed. Schuster & Co. was a department store chain, founded in 1883, in Milwaukee, it is now defunct. Schuster's opted for several neighborhood stores over a single downtown location, Schuster's locations included 2151 N. King Drive, 12th and Vliet, Mitchell Street, Packard Plaza, Capitol Court; the building on King Drive was designed by Rose. Gimbels bought Schuster's in 1962 and operated as Gimbels-Schuster's until 1969. Golda Meir worked at Schuster's after graduating from high school in 1915 and before moving to Palestine in 1921. Schuster's notable marketing efforts included the first trading stamps, in 1891, an early version of the charge card called Budga-Plate, a doll named Billie the Brownie from 1927 to 1955, Schuster's Christmas Parade, the catch-phrase “Let's go by Schuster's where the streetcar bends the corner round.” An unrelated group of furniture stores in Arkansas carrying the Schuster's name, operated for many years, with locations in Little Rock and North Little Rock, as well as a Pine Bluff store that transferred to Conway.

There was a restaurant called Schuster's House of Fine Foods located in Greenville, PA, between circa 1930 and circa 1945. Schuster's Department Store images Schuster's Department Store in 1908 painting Schuster's trading stamps images Billie the Brownie images Billie the Brownie images Billie the Brownie article at Marquette University's Children in Urban America Project Billie the Brownie video at the Wisconsin Broadcasting Museum Billie the Brownie Christmas Show video aired December 25, 1954

Precious Little

Precious Little is an album by British blues musician Jeremy Spencer, a member of Fleetwood Mac from 1967–71. Released on 18 July 2006, this is his fourth official solo album and was released on the Bluestown Records label in Norway, though Bluestown Records licensed it to Blind Pig Records; the album was recorded over five days in 2005 in a Norwegian studio during the Notodden Blues Festival. Local musicians were used to back Spencer on all tracks, because he believed that "they have retained the'purity' of the old blues in their playing". Most of the tracks were self-penned, with the addition of covers of songs by Elmore James and Slim Rhodes; the album was produced by Kjetil Draugedalen and Gaute Fredriksen, the executive producer was Jostein Forsberg. It was mixed at the Supermono Studio and was mastered by Audun Strype at Strype Audio, Oslo. "Bitter Lemon" – 4:03 "Psychic Waste" – 4:19 "It Hurts Me Too" – 4:49 "Please Don't Stop" – 2:47 "Serene Serena" – 4:43 "Dr. J" – 3:55 "Bleeding Heart" – 4:47 "Many Sparrows" – 2:21 "Trouble and Woe" – 4:18 "Maria de Santiago" – 3:55 "Take and Give" – 2:21 "Precious Little" – 4:29 Jeremy Spencer – vocals, harmony vocals, slide guitar, resonator Trond Ytterbø – harmonica, harmony vocals Rune Endalbass guitar, double bass Runar Boyesen – keyboards Anders Vikendrums, percussion Espen Liland – guitar, graphic design Svenn Åge Frydenberg – trumpet Leif Winther – saxophone Marianne Tovsrud Knutsen – harmony vocals Margit Bakken – harmony vocals Roger Arntzen – additional bass guitar on "Many Sparrows" Kjetil Draugedalen – producer, mixing Jostein Forsberg – executive producer Gaute Fredriksen – producer, mixing Morten Gjerde – photography Audun Strype – masteringRecorded at Juke Joint Studio, Norway Bluestown Records – BTR 1017 Sleeve notes for "Precious Little" by Jeremy Spencer and Jostein Forsberg Bluestown Records Blues Matters!

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