This resource guide was created in direct response to the multiple requests made by educators, parents and students. Like Marley Dias, so many of you have asked for books with black girls as the main characters. And because of you, we have received thousands of books. Here we are sharing with you the first 700 book titles. We have not yet catalogued all the books. As a small organization with only two full-time staff, our resources are limited. Beginning in April, each month we will provide you with updates of new book titles This resource includes words of welcome from Marley Dias, Creator of the #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign. It also includes comments from Dr. Lauren Wells, Chief Education Officer, City of Newark who offers us tips on how we can foster and promote reading…
How does the Church Respond to Suicide?
The news of Robin Williams’ death is heartbreaking, as is any news of the death of one of our heroes. Just as was the news of mega-church pastor Rick Warren’s son’s suicide. I can understand Williams…
20 Books Featuring Diverse Characters to Inspire Connection and Empathy
San Francisco Public Library's children's book librarians recommend favorite new titles featuring diverse characters and families.
St. Rita School For The Deaf Is Celebrating 100 Years Of Educating
Beginning with only eleven students and a staff of three Sisters of Charity , a young priest, Father Henry Waldhaus , embarked on a mission which would
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
My Advice for High School Graduates: Learn a Trade
In the classic 1960s movie The Graduate, a family friend offers Dustin Hoffman, the recent graduate, one word of advice: “plastics.” My advice for today’s high school graduates: “learn a trade.” Unfortunately, there’s a historic stigma about “voc-ed,” the result of snobbery toward certain occupations.
Glasses Case Sewing Tutorial with Free Pattern
make this DIY glasses case sewing tutorial for protect your sunglasses all summer. Through your glasses in your bag and not worry about it.
How to Make Rich and Smoky Collard Greens, With or Without Meat
Braised collards in rich pot likker, simmered with smoked pork until meltingly tender, are a classic Southern dish. Here, we offer two recipes: one hewing closely to tradition with ham hocks, and a vegan version designed to evoke the same flavor.
What Will Your Child Learn at Grace Community School?
Grace Community School has a variety of advanced learning programs to help your child succeed! What Will Your Child Learn at Grace Community School?
Cringing at Church: What It's Like as an Autistic Person in Your Congregation
Autistic people will be in your congregation. They too are fearfully and wonderfully—if a little differently—made.