Posts Tagged ‘poverty’

Learning to give

Learning to Give Is a Gift Worth Sharing


This holiday season, help your students or children increase their critical thinking and activate their social consciences by teaching them the importance of sharing and compassion.


Black Sugar | Modern-Day Slavery in the Dominican Republic


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


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


  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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