Social Activism

School Meal Programs

~An Under Valued Part of Public Education~ “Hunger is not a conspicuous condition. It’s not like the sprained ankle that prevents a child from participating in gym class or the broken wrist that exempts a student from writing assignments. But… Read More ›

7 Things That Will Destroy Us

According to Ghandi, there are 7 things that will destroy us. Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Religion without sacrifice. Politics without principle. Science without humanity. Business without ethics

Irena Sendler

Heroes Come in All Shapes and Sizes A hero is defined as a person, typically a man, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. Well, this story is about a female hero:  Irena Sendler – a… Read More ›

Local Wealth Building – Part 1 of 2

During the Illinois Task Force meeting on April 24, 2013, Ted Howard, co-founder and Executive Director of The Democracy Collaborative at the University of Maryland, discussed paths to community wealth building including, community-based cooperative businesses, university and community partnerships and… Read More ›