11 06, 2021

Social Justice Leadership Camp: The Experience

by Kyarie Shelton Hello, my name is Kyarie Shelton. I just recently graduated from Pike High School and will be attending Johns Hopkins University in the fall. For the past two or three years, I have participated in Social Justice Leadership Camp. In the Summer of 2019, I was

3 06, 2021

Summer Appeal

Do you remember an experience as a summer camper? A place where you could build community, develop a sense of adventure, and have memories that inspire you the most, all of which you enjoyed outdoors? (Which we all certainly need more of these days!) For many, camp is a

3 06, 2021

Contractor Spotlight – June 2021

Meet Sara Heiliger I have my master's degree in social work and a passion for working towards equity in our community. When not engaged in equity work, I find my comfort and renewal in the outdoors in both working the soil and backpacking. As much as my time allows,

5 05, 2021

The Universal Mother

Quick!  How many names for mother can you name off the top of your head?  Here are a few: Iya, Yoruba language Madre, Italian Mama, Spanish Amai, Shona Mae, Portuguese Tina, Samoan Mathair, Irish No matter what culture – Mothers are traditionally loved, honored, revered, respected, cherished, cared for,

5 05, 2021

Contractor Spotlight – Mary Palin

Mary Palin is one of our facilitators for Peace Learning Circles – a process for building a learning community through positive, productive relationships and SEL-academic connections.  She did this for 20 years with middle school students before turning her attention to training educators full time.  PLC has welcomed her

16 04, 2021

Statement on the FedEx Facility Shooting

It is with both heavy hearts and righteous anger that we learned of the mass shooting in our own community at the FedEx facility. Too often, our nation is waking up, tuning in, and closing our eyes to news of gun violence. We reach out to those affected by

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