Posted by mmelendez to
Back when I was a reporter covering the local school district in my Long Island hometown, I learned about Peter White, a teacher who had organized Students for 60,000. The group was named after what were then, in the late 1980s, 60,000 homeless people in New York City. But by the time I heard about Students for 60,000 in the early ’90s, the group was working on alleviating poverty internationally.
Posted by mmelendez to Disaster Recovery
It’s time to think about what you can do to prepare your family and your community for disaster.
As a massive tornado touched ground and headed for Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, it became frighteningly clear that three of Moore’s public schools were directly in its path. With only a few minutes’ warning, the teachers and staff rushed to protect the children.
Posted by cmurphy to AmeriCorps Alums