Monthly Archives: April 2013

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Brooklyn Art Museum Messages for Boston

Thank you for your thoughts and support, Brooklyn.

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Leadership & Women: Breaking the Glass Ceiling A Look at Women’s History Month

By: Dylan Manderlink, Community Works Blogger

The month of March is commemorated by its dedication to being known as Irish-American Heritage Month, Music in Schools Month, National Middle Level Education Month, National Nutrition Month, National Brain Injury Awareness Month. Continue reading

National Poetry Month Featured Poet

In honor of April as National Poetry month, the Greater Boston Social Justice Blog will be featuring a number of influential poems and poets. First, read “Coal” by Audre Lorde! The first stanza is posted here. To read more, visit the link provided below. 

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BY AUDRE LORDE

I
Is the total black, being spoken
From the earth’s inside.
There are many kinds of open.
How a diamond comes into a knot of flame
How a sound comes into a word, coloured
By who pays what for speaking.
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City Smarts: How BostonX Will Turn Neighborhoods into Mini Campuses

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Check out this article from Boston Magazine that addresses the growing possibilities for online education!

City Smarts: How BostonX Will Turn Neighborhoods into Mini Campuses.

“Eating Fish Gives Older Adults an Edge”

More reasons to keep our oceans safe from pollution!

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Photo by Katherine Taylor

Check out this Harvard Gazette article about the health benefits of fish consumption for older generations! 

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/04/eating-fish-gives-older-adults-an-edge/