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AmpleHarvest.org* is gathering information to determine how much excess food America's home and community gardeners grew last year (2018), and to evaluate the impact gardeners like you can have in reducing food loss and improving the health and well being of your community.
If you are a home or community gardener anywhere in the USA, we would appreciate it you would take a few minutes to fill out this short survey. We know your time is valuable so we kept this short.…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on February 28, 2019 at 11:32am — No Comments
I start with the pain. A couple times a week I give a speech somewhere in the country about social isolation and social fragmentation. Very often a parent comes up to me afterward and says, “My daughter took her life when she was 14.” Or, “My son died of an overdose when he was 20.”
Their eyes flood with tears. I don’t know what to say. I squeeze a shoulder just to try to be present with them, but the crying does not stop. As…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on February 20, 2019 at 10:45am — No Comments
Dance — and physical activity — should have the same status in schools as math, science and language. Psst: it may even help raise test scores, says Sir Ken Robinson...
Source: TED ED 2018
Added by Lee Cruz on February 20, 2019 at 10:29am — No Comments
As a little Brown girl with a big Arabic name growing up in a place called Lynchburg, Virginia, I always looked forward to Black History Month. I reveled in the opportunity to see performances hosted by the local Black Theatre ensemble. I developed a profound appreciation for the genius of George C. Wolfe, Lorraine Hansbury, and August Wilson. I learned about the complexities of African-Americans’ lived experiences in and the persistent struggle to survive in spaces that brand Black…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on February 14, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Cedric Jackson knows firsthand the impact that regular exposure to a positive black man can have on impressionable students — especially young black boys...
Added by Lee Cruz on February 13, 2019 at 9:45am — No Comments
This is a must read for parents and school staff. Includes a news video clip that is also worth watching.
Roland School can also squat, do pushups or crawl down the main corridor to stay active...
Added by Lee Cruz on February 5, 2019 at 3:42pm — No Comments
Discover and develop world-class materials with a community of educators committed to diversity, equity and justice.
Added by Lee Cruz on February 5, 2019 at 3:36pm — No Comments