Posts Tagged ‘Programs’

Poverty and Hunger

Monday, March 31st

Society has solved or improved a lot of problems.  Communication, transportation, and production have all seen meteoric improvement in the last century, which itself saw immense improvements over the century before.  Laws and changing social attitudes have reduced discrimination to a noteworthy injustice rather than simply the commonly accepted way of thinking.  We live in […]

We Remember Four Little Girls

Monday, January 13th

In 1963, on September 15th, the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed by members of the Klu Klux Klan. Five young girls were preparing for church services in the basement when the bomb went off, killing four of them, and injuring many others of the congregation. During the 1960’s Birmingham, Alabama was […]

World Book Night … spreading the love of reading, person to person

Monday, January 21st

Think about a book you read recently that you enjoyed.  As simple as that…reading a book that gives you enjoyment.  Now think about people who know how to read, but do not. Perhaps they got out of the habit, or never developed the habit of reading for pleasure, or don’t have access, or any number […]

Helping Girls at Girls Inc

Monday, July 9th

This summer has brought a lot of changes for me. It’s my first summer of college, I will be turning 20 and this is also my first summer that I have been employed.  I feel like one of the luckiest girls this summer to be employed at Richmond’s own Girls Inc. The experiences that I […]

MLK Day: Serve and Reflect

Monday, January 16th

To most of us students, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is just a perfectly timed holiday. Not too long after the end of winter break, it gives us time to rest from the hectic first weeks of the semester. But MLK Day means much more than a day off: it is the only federal holiday […]