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Honor the Treaties

According to their website, Honor the Treaties is an organization dedicated to “amplifying the voices of Indigenous communities through art and advocacy… by funding collaborations between Native artists and Native advocacy groups so that their message can reach a wider audience”. 116 more words

Activism

Sitting on a park bench ...

Spring, has begun to show her face here in Michigan, after a prolonged visit from old man winter. The snow has melted off the ball fields and the park paths are finally drying out.   446 more words

Community Based

Global Action

More states, countries, and nations are recognizing the importance of mental health. So much so, that the World Health Organization’s 66th World Health Assembly adopted the comprehensive… 355 more words

Mental Illness

Volunteer Friday

The last day of iARC’s Novem Mason and Mary Miller Symposium, was dedicated to going out and volunteering in the community. I happened to be very excited for this assignment because it gave me a chance to do “hands on” volunteer opportunities in the community. 99 more words

Is hitting a ball harder than educating a student?

This time of year has me thinking about baseball! The weather is slowly warming, plans begin to grow, and opening day is upon us in the Major Leagues. 353 more words

Observations And Opinions

The vote in Grosse Pointe tells a bigger story

It was election day here in Metro-Detroit yesterday. Well, for a few communities, mainly voting on school bonds. The most notable bond issue was in Grosse Pointe, an affluent community that borders Detroit along the river. 230 more words

Community Based

Montezuma's gold




Colombia-Risaralda-Montezuma, a set on Flickr.

It hardly seemed possible, but if anything the abundance and diversity of the avifauna increased at our next destination. The second of three landscapes in the system under study as part of our project, Montezuma sits adjacent to the Tatamá National Park and is well known as a Colombian birding destination for its easy access to a high concentration of rare and endemic species. 293 more words

Birding