A project focused on highlighting the importance of citizenship and community activism, Robert Shetterly’s “Americans Who Tell the Truth” presents meaningful learning opportunities for families. A constantly growing portrait series, Americans Who Tell the Truth showcases the important work of heroes- both well-known ones and those who are a bit more obscure. Explore the project to learn more about champions of social justice, the power of your voice, and the importance of dissent in democracy.
Getting Out of Our Own Way In her recent interview in Time Magazine’s March edition and in her TED.com talk which received over 2 million views, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s powerhouse Chief Operating Officer speaks to why women still have not achieved equality in the workforce. She acknowledges that very real barriers still exist like sexism, discrimination, a lack of flexibility, access to child care and parental leave. She also states an additional… Read More
Everyone Has Something of Value to Share With a Young Person Likely you or someone you know has been inspired by a mentor…or by being one. Through mentoring, young people are brought together with caring adults who, along with family, offer guidance, support, and encouragement, nurture social, emotional and problem solving skills, and serve as a role model and advocate. Mentoring definitely makes a big difference, helping school-aged youth stay in school,… Read More