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Yo, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Nutter: Stop Messing with Our City’s Future

Originally posted on Streets Dept:
(Image via Fight for Philly) Fund our schools… Fund Our Schools… FUND OUR SCHOOLS!

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For Educators, Parents, Students and Others: Arcadia University – 2013 Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference

Thanks to Raising My Rainbow for this great information. Philadelphia area educators, parents, students, and anyone else interested in making schools safe for LGBT kids, this might be the conference for you. Arcadia University – 2013 Creating Safe and Welcoming … Continue reading

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Keep It Up, Raising My Rainbow Turns Two

Reflections: Raising My Rainbow Turns Two It’s impressive when a bog lasts for two years; it’s especially impressive when as well-written, informative and, above all, touching and inspirational as Raising My Rainbow reaches such a milestone.  My hope for Raising … Continue reading

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A Wish for Parental Understanding and Support for All Children

Another must-read from CJ’s mom: Dear C.J.’s Kindergarten Teacher. I’ve posted a couple of other pieces from Raising My Rainbow because I always find the words of C.J.’s mom touching, informative, inspiring and sometimes humorous, too.  This posting, a letter … Continue reading

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Inspiration on a Gloomy Day

On the heels of a horrendous decision in North Carolina, and with rain falling in Philadelphia on men and women sleeping on grates to keep warm, it’s been tough to look on the bright side. Fortunately, various news outlets chose … Continue reading

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Newsworthy — Pulitzer Prizes for Great News

I know the rumblings are out there, about how the Pulitzer committee(s) passed over awards for fiction. But, any omissions, or perceived omissions, there were some really great choices this year. The Philadelphia Inquirer team’s series on violence in Philadelphia’s … Continue reading

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