‘She Persisted’, New Children’s Book By Chelsea Clinton Celebrates 13 Inspirational Women

March 21, 2017 by

Inspired by Elizabeth Warren’s refusal to be silenced in the Senate, Chelsea Clinton is writing a children’s book titled, SHE PERSISTED. The picture book celebrates thirteen American women “who never took no for an answer.” "I wrote this book for everyone who's ever wanted ... [Read More]

Sesame Street Welcomes Julia, A New Muppet With Autism

March 20, 2017 by

Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, has unveiled the newest phase of its autism initiative, Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, welcoming 4-year-old Julia, a Muppet with autism, to the broadcast with her special episode set to premiere globally next month. ... [Read More]

Youth Activist Groups Launch Downloadable Toolkit To Support “Young Voices for Justice”

February 3, 2017 by

Some of the most memorable moments of the Women’s March include images of young girls taking up space, using their voices and standing up for what they believe in. It gave us real hope for the future. But what now? How do we keep these young warriors engaged and support their ... [Read More]

The Death Of Tilikum At SeaWorld And Our Own Moral Decay

January 9, 2017 by

By Lori Day - How unbearable. Tilikum of Blackfish fame has died at SeaWorld, and I am angry—again—and I am raging on social media—again. So, too, are many others. The collective outpouring of grief on behalf of a killer whale may strike some as questionable. People wonder: Why do we react with fury and indignation at the suffering of animals when human beings ... [Read More]

Legacy, Suspended: Vera Rubin And The Ongoing Saga Of Dark Matter

January 4, 2017 by

Vera Rubin died last week, and for a brief moment the gaze of the Internet swung her way to notice her remarkable life and work, to say a number of things about them of which perhaps half were true, and then moved back to its usual stalking grounds. That instant of online recognition left a wake of bubbling misconceptions it ... [Read More]

The Enemy is Ignorance: Marine Biologist Sylvia Earle Speaks for the Oceans

December 28, 2016 by

One of the most consistently frustrating things about humanity is our blithe willingness to allow all manner of industrially organized brutality so long as the end result is something chemically interesting sliding momentarily across the taste receptors of our tongues. On land, the result is the often grizzly but at least regulated horror ... [Read More]

Fourth Grade Teacher Helps Class Rap Out Long Division Problem… And It’s Spectacular

December 20, 2016 by

We love teachers, especially when they think outside the box and show kids how much fun learning can be. So we were super psyched when we came across this video on Facebook from fourth grade teacher Nadine Ebri, who helped her class turn a long division lesson into a rap song. ... [Read More]

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The Dinner Party: A Powerful Visual Celebration Of The Historic Contributions Of Women

December 12, 2016 by

In 1974, Judy Chicago, a pioneer of feminist art and art education, set out to put together a legendary dinner party. Her carefully chosen guest list included 1,038 incredible women - 39 "guests of honor," who would each have their rightful place at a grand triangular table, and 999 others, who would have their names inscribed ... [Read More]

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