We have exciting news coming soon about the next round of “Actualizing Change”, Check Your Head’s program to help breathe life into innovative, youth-led actions. While we get set to share more information with you later this week, check out this inspiring video by Kids for Climate Action, one of the successful Actualizing Change projects in 2012.
Although it may happen behind closed doors, violence against women is a public issue that has serious psychological, social and physical consequences. This short clip from the documentary Mickey Mouse Monopoly is useful for teaching about how Disney films socialize girls to accept and overlook intimate partner violence.
I could see office workers in the court building watch us… The court workers quickly turn away. It would be easy to judge them negatively, but I know that I and maybe much of our city seems to do just the same.
While TED is an advocate of exchanging ideas, the major TED conference will only be offered for an “elite” group of people and the minimum ticket price goes for $7500 each… It feels that limiting access to the physical event contradicts their doctrine of “Ideas Worth Spreading.”
Some of the best discussions I’ve had with my family occurred at the dinner table over a meal prepared by us all. My peers now live off instant noodles, eggs, and cereal. When they begin families of their own, they won’t be passing down their family’s rich culinary knowledge – because they were “too busy.” I’d like to take this time to bring your attention to this tragedy. Food is what brings us all together as humans, regardless of race, language or creed.