Spread the Word to End the Word

Spread the Word to End the Word: Language → Attitudes → Actions

This coming Wednesday – as with the first Wednesday of each March – is R-Word Day. It’s a day to raise awareness about the hurtfulness that comes from the labeling and exclusion of people with Intellectual Disabilities. The campaign shines a light on the needs, as well as the capacities, of three percent of the


Meritocracy in Education: Time for Change

Today’s New York Times supplement, Education Life* includes a brief interview with Lani Guinier, the first black, female, tenured professor in Harvard Law School’s history and author of five books including the newly released, The Tyranny of Meritocracy: Democratizing Higher Education (2015). In the interview there are some perspectives shared by Lani Guinier that are well

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Global Divestment Day, Feb 13-14, 2015

Global Divestment Day calls for people around the globe to come together and challenge the unchecked power of fossil fuel corporations that are major contributors to devastating climate change. Ending investments in these corporations is an effective tool to revoke their power. The fossil fuel industry possesses tremendous financial power and is the biggest obstacle

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Real Food Challenge – a few more days to vote!

Real Food Challenge is the front runner in a national competition of college students pitching projects in order to win $50K for the work. These three collegiate activists – Stephanie, Sunny and Hannah (a former student of iCollab founder Carol Soules)  – are in the lead!   Their project idea is amazing and the impact could be huge.  “Real

First Impact Collaborative Course to Launch

Impact Collaborative, an online program for young adults, will launch Session One in Spring 2015.  The program, founded and directed by Carol Soules, combines local community action with engaging online course material, blog-based discussion sessions and live video reflection groups that connect participants from various geographical locations. About the Founder and Director of Impact Collaborative: Life has taken Carol