The Dream Project

September 2010 Blog Posts (3)

Are you asking yourself about value?

(Reposted from www.somercooper.com)

Value and money. Ain’t it all about perspective.

I’ll give two examples about understanding value and money:

1) My Vietnamese scarf and 2) A quote from Nicholas Kristof, “Humanitarians have tended to guilt-trip people and governments into generosity by peddling emaciated children with flies on their eyes.”

That being said,

1) My…

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Added by Somer Cooper on September 27, 2010 at 7:26pm — No Comments

Universal Education-by Carlos Rojo

One of the things I love most about doing the Dream Project is when students learn about the fact that there are so many young people their age that are denied an education either because they are poor or are female. Learning that education is a privilege gives the students an undeniable appreciation for school.


Check out this poem by Carlos Rojo from Franklin High School (Mrs. Conde's class):


Universal…
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Added by Kelly S Walden on September 26, 2010 at 8:17pm — No Comments

Check out Peaceday.tv!

Peaceday.tv is webcasting the star-studded festivities surrounding Peace Day from Sept. 17-21 with an embeddable player powered by LiveStream. This year's event is geared toward achieving 8 goals defined by the UN Millennium Development group, from eradicating extreme poverty and… Continue

Added by Kelly S Walden on September 19, 2010 at 5:12pm — No Comments

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