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Learning In School and Out

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Learning In School and Out

As kids go back to school I find myself reflecting on my own education... Click through to read how you can be part of the solution towards education equity and learn about programs focused on sustainable development. Our future depends on it.

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Gender Equality and Sustainability

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Gender Equality and Sustainability

August 26th is Women's Equality Day established by Congress in 1971 to celebrate the progress women made for equal rights. Today, it is more important then ever to remember that the fight is not over. Gender inequality is still an issue and measured by three indexes; reproductive health, empowerment, and the labor market. Leveling the playing field between men and women will improve the overall quality of life throughout the world. 

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What Does it Mean to be a Humanitarian

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What Does it Mean to be a Humanitarian

The Merriam Webster dictionary defines humanitarian, "As a person promoting human welfare and social reform", but it goes much deeper than that. For some it is a calling and they risk their lives traveling to conflict zones or areas affected by natural disasters to help others.

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Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

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Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

August 9th was National Book Lovers Day and we want to acknowledge and celebrate the power of books. Books can transport you to another time or another place. Books can inspire you or challenge you.  Books are an opportunity to learn and explore. Books come in so many formats, audio, digital, picture, graphic that anyone can find something just right for them. If you haven't picked up a book in a while we encourage you to do so. It will not only change your life, but those around you.

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Travel in the Home Ideas

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Travel in the Home Ideas

Traveling for me is like breathing; an absolute necessity, but right now between the cost of hotels, transportation and the unknown stress of will I get there, will my luggage and will I come back sick, makes me want to hyperventilate and there is nothing relaxing or rejuvenating about that. So how do I feed my need for travel without leaving home?  

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