Category Archives for : Thoughts
In this post, Resource Center staff member, Nathan Ritter shares some recent experiences that have reminded him why he does what hedoes. Recently, I’ve been trying to broaden our students’ perspectives on life by introducing them to new fields of study or new educational activities. I have been doing this on my own and having volunteers do it as well..
From the Field We work with kids who are at-risk. We are aware of the risks and challenges they face every single day. We see many close calls. We see families confronting impossible decisions. We see children who must exhibit the fortitude of people many times their age. This is the job. For the most part, The SOLD Project operates.
get involved Supporters of The SOLD Project, Michelle Auerbach and her fiance Brian Brooks, are going above and beyond acts of daily generosityby donating their wedding to The SOLD Project! In this post, we’llfind out what that means and see just how they did it. Michelle and Brian, thank you so much for your incredible kindness and willingness to share.
From the Field At first glance, Nong Jeab* might come across as a quiet teenager, a little rough around the edges, but given a bit of time, one quickly sees she’s not quiet at all. She observes carefully, thoughtful about the world around her, and she’s quick to make a sharp quip or jest, getting those around her to laugh.
Older generations like to bemoan younger generations for not being aware and not being involved, but we at The SOLD Project would like to show you that this isn’t always the case! We’d like to introduce you to some high schoolers who have taken it upon themselves to not only become informed about social issues, but to also form a.
We all have a lot of ideas on how we can make the world a better place. Our opinions are discussed around dinner tables everywhere, but once the dessert is served and dishes are cleared, thoughts of world change are exchanged for thoughts of a warm, comfy bed. But there are some who lose sleep trying to wrestle with this.
Last week, people from around the world stood up with Eve Ensler (of The Vagina Monologues fame) and danced to protest violence against women. From ordinary citizens, to major celebrities – even members of the European Parliament joined in the dance to combat violence against women. It was a global event to speak out against what remains a global problem (warning:.
This is the fourth year in a row that President Obama has declared January to be National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month. (You can read the full proclamation below.) Many people mishear and misquote it as “awareness” month, but prevention is what the president is really after. For us here at SOLD, we’re encouraged to see this continued emphasis.