Watching the news, it seems like ethnic divides are ever-deepening. But how can we solve these complicated problems when each side lives in fear of the other? The answer is simple, argues Syrian-American poet Amal Kassir – it starts with, “What’s your name?” Amal, a young Muslim-American and native Coloradan, found a platform for her voice growing up working in her family’s restaurant. She has been writing poetry since she was a child and has performed in eight countries, sharing her verse everywhere from youth prisons to orphanages to refugee camps. This......
They are the lives gone much too soon. Fourteen students and three adults were killed when a gunman opened fire inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The victims range in age from 14 to 49. Some had just started high school, others were preparing to enter college. The adults who died gave their lives to protect their students from the gunmen's bullets. InsideEdition.com's Lisa Voyticki has more....
The participants divided into working groups and concentrated on cooperating in their groups to accomplish tasks, which ranged from producing music, theater, video & photography capturing of the actual events, lectures, discussions, and democratic exercises to help educated themselves in the values and rules of democracy. The Environmental Sustainability project was a youth exchange held in Copenhagen, Denmark from June 29th till July 7th 2012. The participants came from across Europe including; Denmark (Ishøj Ungdomsskole, Future Kulture, Brønderslev Ungdomsskole, Estonia (Riinu Group), Finland (Rovaniemi University, Youth Center 44 Kuopio), Italy (Ferdart), Lithuania......