The Dream Project

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My Conversation with Auston

Auston Chavez is a 9th grader at Franklin High School.  Auston was one of the lucky students to be in Mrs Conde's Health Class, in which the Dream Project is an integrated part.

 

At the recent Success Fair at Franklin, I got to meet Auston and several hundred other Dream Project students that literally took my breath away.

 

Auston patiently waited until I spoke to all the other students.  He couldn't wait to tell me about the effect the Dream Project had on…

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Added by Kelly S Walden on June 17, 2011 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Amazing Grace!

Ok...here's another Franklin High School Student, from Mrs. Conde's Health Class that just blows my mind!

Grace Punzalan.  She and her group not only made this video '…

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Added by Kelly S Walden on June 17, 2011 at 12:30pm — 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

Teacher Training Yesterday @ Franklin High School

Thank you Katherine and Kristen Harrison for helping to create an amazing day day at Franklin High School yesterday. Noemi, Alondra, and Grace are the newest Dream Project Teachers that I KNOW will be an amazing wayshowers.


Thank you all for…
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Added by Kelly S Walden on August 26, 2010 at 8:32pm — 4 Comments

Dream Project Teacher Training this WEDNESDAY!

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Added by Kelly S Walden on August 22, 2010 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Obama's Plan

Here's a follow up from David Lane from ONE.ORG:…
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Added by Kelly S Walden on August 6, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

A petition 2 Obama 2 help reach the MDGs!

I've just signed a petition asking President Obama to lead a global effort to reach the Millennium Development Goals! I'm asking you to make that commitment, too, by adding your…
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Added by Kelly S Walden on July 15, 2010 at 3:06pm — 2 Comments

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life!

I just received this message from the amazing Mary Manin Morrissey...I hope you are inspired!…
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Added by Kelly S Walden on July 1, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Poorest Countries are Making the Most Progress Towards Achieving the MDGs

We hear such daunting news about the "impossibility" of the MDGs ever getting fulfilled. Here's some good news that speaks to the progress...of which there has been much. This doesn't mean that a lot of help and work still needs to happen...but, this article from http://endpoverty2015.org/ definitely shows that there is light at the end of…

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Added by Kelly S Walden on June 25, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Symphony of Science: We Are All Connected (with Carl Sagan)

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Added by Kelly S Walden on May 10, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Cognitive Dissonance

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. ~F. Scott Fitzgerald

Added by Kelly S Walden on May 5, 2010 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Happy Earth Day Every Day!

Happy Earth Day!


Someone called Dana this morning and wished him Happy Earth Day, and I overheard Dana say, "Happy Earth Day Every Day." That's what I say to you.


Did you know that today is Earth Day's 40th birthday? Earth Day is one year younger than me! (Ha...you thought I was much younger, didn't you? Ok...lie if you have to!)


The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970 in the US in response to the…
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Added by Kelly S Walden on April 22, 2010 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Coaching Teens in Life Lessons

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Added by Kelly S Walden on April 5, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Lights Out! Tonight at 8:30pm it is EARTH HOUR!

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Added by Kelly S Walden on March 27, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

David Brown is Running for Peace



This is the FINAL announcement before the RUN FOR PEACE this Sunday March 21st 2010, at the Los Angeles. The start of the race is 7:20 am. The following is a release from Agape International Spiritual Center where they will be meeting at the marathon. You can find the course map and all the events… Continue

Added by Kelly S Walden on March 19, 2010 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Mankind's greatest gift

If we could raise one generation with unconditional love, there would be no Hitlers. We need to teach the next generation of children from Day One that they are responsible for their lives.



Mankind's greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices… Continue

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

Earth Summit 2012

Check out Earth Summit 2012--this if my friend, Felix…
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Added by Kelly S Walden on March 15, 2010 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Imagine Peace: Me to We Wish Tree

Attention all Dream Project teachers, parents, and students...check out this Imagine Peace Project Inspired by Yoko Ono: http://imaginepeace.com/archives/9779



IMAGINE PEACE: Me to We Wishing Tree

by Sherry… Continue

Added by Kelly S Walden on March 13, 2010 at 11:23am — No Comments

The Shift Movie--check it out!


www.theshiftmovie.com

Added by Kelly S Walden on March 10, 2010 at 2:27am — No Comments

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