Tag Archives: social change

Global Fund For Children’s Photo Contest: Cambodian Courage

Hi Everyone, An amazing organization called, Global Fund for Children, (http://www.globalfundforchildren.org/) is trying to raise awareness for girls living in adverse conditions around the world through a program called Project RISE.  In order to do so, they have started a … Continue reading

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Check and balances: Michele Bachmann meet Greenpeace

Not to sound too dour, but let’s face it – things aren’t looking good. Throughout my Chicagoan childhood, I’ve experienced some rather intense Midwestern storms, yet this summer’s anomalies of basement floods and hiding from tornadoes in restaurant storage space … Continue reading

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Naive Maturity

Bansky is one of my favorite artists – I love his simple but profound way of mysteriously communicating to the world through street art. Turning the ordinary into something extraordinary.  While some of his work speaks for itself, some if … Continue reading

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play games. change the world.

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw I really began to believe in the power of games while teaching in Vietnam.  On 8:00 pm on a Saturday night, … Continue reading

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