Global Citizenship: Giving to Haiti Yesterday I followed my spirit.It whispered,“Donate.” Currently I am working on project for Haiti, so without hesitation, I donated to the efforts in Haiti. I chose three non-profit organizations that I knew were on the ground directly providing resources to Haitians as they prepare for their rain and hurricane
Yesterday in New York City, I was among a distinguished group of African American Women who for various reasons find themselves single. We were all invited to participate in an NBC online video segment that asked us to share our opinions on the topic (It will also air on television in over 40 affiliate cities).
Last year I sat on my couch at home and soaked in the first installment of CNN’s special: Black in America, wondering what other people were thinking. I was craving open discussions, feedback, and the ability to put collaborative plans into action. Instead of the face to face socializing, I settled for the mass media outlet of blogging and
“My name is Asaru and I am a hearing person learning sign language at St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Brooklyn, NY. I have been going to classes since November and I have learned how to sign my name, colors, numbers, seasons, food and the Lions (Lions Clubs International) song. I think
I am so excited about helping my community through volunteer efforts that I must share my experiences. Self-gratification and empowerment are just some of the rewards I have received from the small sacrifices I have made. At the close of 2008, I decided to make a conscious effort to help others. I didn’t want to