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NMPASI In the News

Mondady, Oct 26, 2015:

NMPASI:

By Jaime R. Vergara
Playing “shepherd to sheep” in the pastoral metaphor while tending to the affairs of the Immanuel United Methodist Church of Saipan, I ran into NMPASI (Northern Marianas Protection and Advocacy System, Inc.).
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015:

Office on Aging conference focuses on elderly abuse, health:

By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff
ANY person, including a family member, who tells a senior citizen “you are worthless” can be penalized by law, according to Northern Marianas Protection and Advocacy Systems Inc.
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Monday, May 11, 2015:

Disjointed system fails the mentally ill:

By JAYSON CAMACHO and FERDIE DE LA TORRE
About five years ago, Diego (not his real name) was arrested by police after he broke into a church on Saipan and damaged some items inside.
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014:

Not enforcing existing law is the problem—Rayphand:

The House of Representatives’ passage of House Bill 18-49 last Monday is counterproductive, according to Northern Marianas Protection & Advocacy Systems Inc. executive director Jim Rayphand...
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Monday, December 16, 2013:

State Rehabilitation Council collaborates with partners in 3-day event:

(Press Release) — The State Rehabilitation Council, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, and Council on Developmental Disabilities collaborated and cooperated on a three-day event from Dec. 4-6 at the Pacific Islands Clubs...
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Wednesday, December 10, 2014:

G-GAP concert yields $3,171 donation for NMPASI:

(Press Release) — Nippon General Trading Corp., doing business as Country House Restaurant, in collaboration with Hafa Adai Beach Hotel donated proceeds from a two-night charity concert to tsunami victims in Japan and to the Northern Marianas Protection & Advocacy Systems Inc., a local non-profit organization that provides protection and advocacy services on behalf of individuals with disabilities — each receiving over $3,000 in cash donations...
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Thursday, October 23, 2014:

Parent fights for occupational therapy services for daughter:

A complaint filed by a father against the Public School System in July brought to light the termination of certain services as provided to his special-needs daughter. The complaint was resolved in Sept. 4 when PSS agreed to meet the proposed resolutions in the complaint...
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