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Cary, N.C. Resident Completes Peace Corps Internship, Service in Ukraine

July 31, 2014 – Thomas Boyd, 28, of Cary, N.C., recently interned at Peace Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C., after completing nearly four years of service as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ukraine. 454 more words


East Somerville Peace Quilt

The Peace quilt in East Somerville brought together residents of all ages to explore peace and what it means.  After launching the project at the Teen Empowerment peace conference, we’ve held a series of sessions for community members  from age 3 to age 90 to make squares to add to the design.  139 more words

Community Art

Cultural Week @ Pierrepont Camp!

Cultural Week at the Meadowlands YMCA Pierrepont Camp offered day filled with Mexican activities on Thursday, July 24th . Campers Painted Maracas played related games and made Mexican sombreros. 36 more words


Commonwealth Games: Uduaghan Urges Nigerian Youths To Imitate Okagbare

Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has expressed delight over the feat recorded by the State’s born sprinter, Blessing Okagbare who Monday night, won the 100m women gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. 281 more words


The Hands That Dry Cheeks

(All words in quotes are that of the Late Maya Angelou, shared with me by my BAYAC East Bay Team)

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” 630 more words

Ashy Knuckles & Paper Cuts

Weekly Roundup

I took a few weeks off from writing up my weekly take on the news from the Girl Justice movement (locally, nationally, and internationally). I’m hoping this jam packed edition will make up for its absence! 409 more words