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Aug 29, 2010 10:00am PDT
kitchen towels. or the abstract designs of george, who ises have blind, could work as a play pattern. >> people respond to it well. i think buyers are going to connect to that and go, yeah. i want to buy that place set. not just 'cause i love it and it looks good, but wow. i'm going to help somebody by buying it. >> reporter: when a licensed image is used, used, say she chocolate's tapestry, the artists receives 4 to 8% of the sales price. the merchandise royalty may not seem like a lot, but it can mean the difference between being a starving artist and financial independence. preston is art cure eightor in santa clara. >> a lot of artists are uncomfortable promoting their own work or unfamiliar with business. she does it all. >> reporter: these bookmarks using artwork licensed through art of possibility studios generated the company's first royalty check earlier this year. it also brought her the joy of being a social entrepreneur, someone who is doing good and making a living. >> it felt so right, like yeah. this is what i'm supposed to be doing right now. >> in an economy where ev
Aug 22, 2010 10:00am PDT
secretary of state george schultz. it has provided 8 million poor people with loans under $200 each to start their own businesses. and the repayment rate is nearly 100%. joining me in the studio again are simonida cvejic, the ceo of bay area medical academy and eric weaver, who has been with us the entire half hour. the founder and ceo of opportunity fund. and we've been hearing about how this micro lending helped you, how much did you borrow and how quickly did you pay it back? >> the initial loan was $10,000 and it was enough for me to furnish the classrooms and to biomedical equipment that i needed. and i had follow-up loans by 2008, 38. and with that, the school has grown. we've been able to offer more courses, expand and as i said, we train close to 400 students a year now. >> there is another component that you like, working with opportunity fund. >> what i really liked about it, that it was personal and the difference that i saw between the large bank where i applied and them is they're guided by social returns on capital. they're not looking to make a profit on the loan. that's
Jun 12, 2011 10:00am PDT
. >> nancy pelosi and congressman george miller kicked off the program. >> are your going tell barack obama about the children you saw. >> we're going to president obama about the children and about the programs and excitement. >> in it works here, citither cities will likely follow. >> the energy is so infectious but shear is sheryl davis, called mo' magic.' magic. >> he is one of our partners and mo magic and what does it stand for. >> mo magic, is a magic program out of the public defender's program. magic is mobilization of adolescent growth in our communities. they launched it in 2004 at hunters point. and they wanted to see it in the western addition. the area has been referred to the harlem of the west or the fillmore or the mo' -- so it became mo magic. >> how does it help? >> we meet with community members and city departments around issues and challenges within the community. specifically towards summer we started in 2006 and june of 2007 there were a series of shootings in the neighborhood. it became the catalyst for the community to come together, we've got to do so
Oct 3, 2010 10:00am PDT
chief george gascon. san francisco supervisor david compost that represents the ninth district. and jean garcia, from the oakland health care based provider. thank you for being here. let's start with you because you have an interesting story how you came to this country without papers as a teenager. how do you think that up bringing and that journey influenced who you are as an adult today. >> the product of our experiences it gives me a perspective in terms of what the immigrant community is going through. i think it's important to underscore that my story is not that different from so many people, not only in san francisco but other parts of california, other parts of the country. it's a country of immigrants and especially in this climate where you see anti-immigrant receipt remembering it's good to hear about my experience. >> talk about how the journey started from your home country. >> i was brought here by my parents and like many others, i had no choice in the matter. i did have a choice in trying to make something of myself. my parents, typical latino family believed how w
Aug 17, 2014 10:00am PDT
community. it's a theater on east 14th street. he has brought in george lopez, brought in dana last year. >> that was the call i made to robin last week to see if robin -- i usually have a surprise guest to the show. >> was he receptive to you? >> i wasn't able to reach him. yeah. it's just such a -- i'm still in shock. it's the only way i can describe it. it's not real. >> it's hitting me now because we did so much stuffusiness lik. you make a gig out of it so you don't face it. >> we are all laughing through our tears. everything he has done, his body of work is unbelievable. his range -- >> that "jack" clip you picked was apropos. >> yeah. how do you -- you're both extremely talented in your own right. how do you rate robin in terms of what he brought to the entertainment industry? >> you know what i was saying, i'm sure you may have another slant on this, if you think about the people -- there's a story about the old comics. if you think about the jack perrys, george burns, robin's career is long or longer in different fashions of the business. there's so many people in the business
Jun 24, 2012 10:00am PDT
, who committed suicide jumping off the george washington bridge, his tormenter were fellow students, asian american, who experienced their own way of racism. education is huge. >> i want to get to teresa. you're in a position to make a difference. >> a national survey was run. 4,000 middle and high school kids were interviewed of all persuasions. they found -- it shows it impacts people's entire lives. straight students worried about college, worried about grades. worried go about dating, about sex. gay kids and lesbian kids and transkids worried about getting beat up, about being accepted, being ridiculed, worried about being bullied. it's impheir entire life, not just at the time it happens. it impact their entire life. >> i thank you all so much for your contribution to this show, to the community and your families. unfortunately we're out of time but we'll do this again sometimes. >> thank you. >> that's all the time for today. i want to thank you for being part of our very important lgbt rebound table sharing insights and inspiring our community. the more we talk about it the m
Jul 4, 2015 1:30am PDT
dallas. he signed a one-year $9.5 million deal with sacramento. are rondo and cousins and george karl altogether the kings' next hire should be a team psychiatrist. meanwhile the warriors are taking the nba championship trophy on tour and with sean livingston in his hometown of pea peoria, illinois. >> high school to the nba. a long, longtime ago it feels like. now to be able to bring this trophy, the ultimate prize, back to my high school. it is worth it. >> that's great. that's great stuff. >> examine every player will get the chance. >> harrison barnes in iowa will be next. >> thanks very much. >> back in a moment. abc7 news continues on-line and on twitter and facebook and all of your mobile devices with the abc7 news app. our next newscast is at 5:00 a.m. july 4th, 1776 the king of england wrote in his diary, not very much happened today. i'm dan ashley and right now on jimmy >>> welcome to "beyond the headlines", i'm cheryl jennings, each of the shows looks at early childhood development, the precious years between birth and five years old. we know nur tufring young minds is key
May 3, 2014 2:00am PDT
, hen vi ka vel celebrates on may 5th, george clooney t [ telephone rings ] good evening, this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. but at this moment, she's fighting a brain tumor. announcer: please take a moment and join st. jude in finding cures and saving children. visit you're in a group most likely to develop skin cancer, including melanoma. that's why your best shot is to check for a spot. follow through and check your skin. go to to find out how. >>> you can come for the movie but stay for drinks and desert here at the express. speaking of sweet and sweet event, patricia says it's time for milk and bookies. >> this event brought the celebrities out for an afternoon of reading books, participating in arts and crafts and teaching the children the art of giving back. >> my kids love this. they're so unhappy right now because they want to go inside. it's a great event. it's about learning, reading and about giving. >> it's an organization that's making sure that kids who don'
Jul 29, 2012 10:00am PDT
legal system doing enough to end domestic violence. george gascon will talk about what they are doing to prote hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios >> cheryl: welcome back. we've been talking about domestic violence. we ask the to join the conversation on our facebook page. the question is -- what do you think is contributing to the high rated of abuse? is the law doing enough to protect victims? also the state of economy is adding frustration into the family system not that it's an excuse. regardless of how much help is out there nobody can help you until you help yourself. the victim on female a on male domestic violence. we invite you to reach, find us at facebook community affairs and follow me on twitter abc7. joining me what is being done to curb domestic abuse at the legal level is district attorney from san francisco, george gascon. thank you for being here? >> my pleasure. >> cheryl: we have been deeply involved with high profile cases.
Apr 11, 2015 1:30am PDT
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Sep 12, 2010 10:00am PDT
political parties in california. the american independent party, which began as the party of george wallace, the segregationist. some people don't remember that or realize that now. the democratic party, the green party, the libertarian party, the peace and freedom party and the republican party. >> so if you don't want to be a member of any of those but you want to vote anyway. >> if you do not wish to belong to a political party, you check the decline to state. >> decline to state. >> decline to state. that's extremely important. and there's a growing number of decline to states. decline to state is truly independent. >> you get to vote in only primaries. >> you do. and you can choose to vote in -- for the democratic candidates or the republican candidates depending upon the rules of the modified primary system. >> okay. >> so generally the republican party, as an example, they will vote amongst themselves should we open this up to decline to state. >> if we move,e have to do we h reregister. >> you need to reregister if you move, if you change your name or address you should be registere
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