Posts Tagged ‘poverty’

Learning to give

Learning to Give Is a Gift Worth Sharing

Education

This holiday season, help your students or children raise their level of critical thinking and activate their social consciences by teaching them the importance of sharing and compassion. Because while some of us take part in an annual frenzy of consumerism, others lack the most basic necessities…

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Black Sugar

Black Sugar | Modern-Day Slavery in the Dominican Republic

Films

Some came voluntarily, chasing the dream of a salary; others were kidnapped near the Dominican border and brought by force. Regardless of trajectory, once Haitians lands in a batey, as camps for Haitian workers are called in the Dominican Republic, all are cursed to the same dolorous grind: cutting sugar cane from morning till night

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On Common Ground: Eliminating Child Poverty is something we can all agree on

Films

  The following is a guest post by Amy Stewart Gallant. Whenever I’m overwhelmed by contrast, by conflict, I contemplate one of my favourite lines, a string of words conjured by 13th-century Persian Poet Rumi: “Out beyond ideas of right-doing and wrong-doing, there is a field.  I will meet you there.” It doesn’t matter that

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