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The Maze of Advocacy

One of the most important people in a special needs child’s life is their advocate. The advocate is responsible for speaking up when something isn’t quite right and for fighting for what’s best for the child. 541 more words


The Pink + Short...

MANILA. The Short+Sweet International, in partnership with the Australian Embassy , joins the Manila Biennale , to launch the first-ever PINK Shorts Manila on February 24-25, 2018 (Saturday & Sunday) , at the Teatrillo in Casa Manila, Intramuros. 336 more words


My highlights from NAMI Iowa's Day on the Hill

Yesterday, I joined NAMI Iowa at its annual Day on the Hill event, where mental health advocates from all across the state learned about proposed mental health initiatives, met with their lawmakers and urged them to take action. 611 more words

Final push

Have you been thinking about making a donation to Spare a Rose; Save a Child, but just haven’t managed to do it yet? Did you think that because Valentine’s Day is over that it’s too late? 31 more words


Migrant Sunday: Good News from the Desert

On Sunday, February 18, we celebrated Migrant Sunday in the Methodist Church of Mexico. In preparation for the day, I wrote a liturgy and an essay that were sent to all Methodist pastors in Mexico. 1,458 more words

Things That Make You Go Hmm

Sound Recording: "Declaration of Independence"

This poet was in her late twenties when she read her first Samuel Coleridge… and took up her pen…

“Declaration of Independence” (4:05)



Matter of Balance

Mercy Housing sees providing a home as just the beginning while serving seniors and residents with chronic disease. Matter of Balance is a two-year pilot project catering to preventing and educating at-risk populations about falling — a major risk associated with aging and illness. 122 more words

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