READ! Literacy is the Key to Success

"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free." ~~Frederick Douglass I love that quote by Frederick Douglass, but also remember what Mark Twain said:  "The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read." It broke my heart as a high school teacher to see minority students who had the same opportunities and …

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Advocacy–Everyone can do Something

Recently a friend made a comment about all the advocacy tweets, posts, pictures, etc. on social media. She was annoyed and tired of it, and trying to figure out how to block it all. As I was chatting with her about the different forms advocacy took, she also wondered aloud what the purpose was of …

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