The Book Truck READ-A-THON December 6, 2020

The Book Truck READ-A-THON December 6, 2020

WANT TO READ FOR A GREAT CAUSE? JOIN THE BOOK TRUCK 2020 READ-A-THON! 4TH ANNUAL READ-A-THON! On Dec. 6th, participants will spend the day reading to fight the literacy crisis for foster care, homeless, and low-income teens. This is a virtual fundraiser, so you can read from anywhere!! “Your Future is an Open Book!” The … Continued

Handmade for the Holidays at MOLA

We are thrilled to have another OUTDOOR Members Sale! What a wonderful time to support your local potters! Shop made with love at MoLA! Please wear your masks at all times. We will allow 3 people at a time in our shopping space and designate other waiting areas! We can’t wait to meet you! WHEN: … Continued

Flowers Amid the Masks

Can you see the flowers? I can. I see families walking together. I see families ‘Zooming’ across time zones. I see flowers blooming from days of gentle rain. Can you see the flowers? I can. I see volunteers passing out food. I see teachers encouraging their students. I see first responders showing up to work … Continued

Can We Make America Great Again Together?

I believe we really can make America great again. And we can decisively begin in just a few days, if all of us — both Republican and Democrat — commit to it wholeheartedly by putting country before party, listening to our deepest conscience, and reclaiming the values that have eroded in recent years. Specifically, we … Continued

UN World Humanitarian Day 2020 #RealLifeHeroes

This is not a story… #RealLifeHeroes | World Humanitarian Day 2020 What do you call a person who runs towards danger to save others? Who is undaunted by disease, famine, drought, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, locusts, conflict zones—and now the COVID-19 pandemic? Would you call that person a hero?We would, too. World Humanitarian Day is held every year … Continued

Remembering Leo Frank’s Lynching

By Rabbi Josh Knobel, Stephen Wise Temple For those of us keeping count, today marks the 105th anniversary of Leo Frank’s lynching in Atlanta. A 31-year-old New York Jew turned manager of an Atlanta pencil factory, he had spent two years in prison for the murder of Mary Phagan, a twelve-year old employee of the … Continued

Make Good Trouble: In honor of John Lewis

JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE tells the story of Congressman John Lewis, an American hero who spent his life fighting for voting rights and racial justice. He fought alongside Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement and helped get the Voting Rights Act passed in 1965. However, our democracy is now under attack. Since … Continued

Driving Across a Socially Distanced America

During COVID-19, what can you do to highlight the changes and needs in our country and communities? Brian Bowen Smith got into his car to drive across America and document this unique time. Reese Witherspoon was an early supporter of Brian Bowen Smith‘s series of socially-distanced portraits of diverse people across America during the COVID-19 … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel