Come to Work Day

Come to Work Day

Twenty-six years ago, a group of New York City educators reached out to the Ms. Foundation about a troubling pattern of behavior they had been noticing with young women in their schools. The Ms. Foundation was involved in research that found young women’s loss of...
Become that Someone

Become that Someone

Basketball season is drawing to an end. High school titles have been awarded, college basketball champions have been crowned, and the pros have moved into the postseason. Somewhere between the end of March Madness and the start of the NBA playoffs, the NBA quietly...
Contributing to the Mission

Contributing to the Mission

A pastor was soliciting support for an upcoming mission trip. He wanted parishioners from his church to assist in the cleanup efforts and help rebuild damaged homes in a community that had been devastated by a hurricane. Not everyone in the congregation was able to go...
Act Within the Cube

Act Within the Cube

I was recently volunteered to help build props for a local youth theatre troupe. The show’s director wanted “oversized dice”—large wooden boxes, capable of safely bearing the weight of a child. Her request presented a challenge in terms of design. The boxes needed to...
Sunscreen Regret

Sunscreen Regret

This month marks the twentieth anniversary of Baz Luhrmann’s surprise hit “Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” cracking the Billboard Top 40. If the song’s title doesn’t ring a bell, perhaps its opening line will spark your memory: Ladies and gentlemen of the...

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