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Organization fosters creativity among the homeless

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The organization Street Sense has programs in filmmaking, theater, interactive art and digital photography, encouraging participants to learn new skills in the arts. Continue reading

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Timeline of same-sex marriage laws – Class Resource

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Use this timeline of events and accompanying vocab sheet to break down the movement for marriage equality for your classes. A handout version of this…read more

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What is gender non-conforming fashion? – Discussion Guide

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Watch the NewsHour’s report on gender non-conforming fashion and lead a class discussion about the report using the questions below. What is style? How would you…read more

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Obama’s immigration plan on hold

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President Barack Obama’s executive order to defer deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants hit a setback Tuesday when a federal appeals court denied a request for the plan to take effect. Continue reading

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“Change is coming to Baltimore”: youth debate the legacy of Freddie Gray

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Some feel that our city was misrepresented by the media, and some feel that the riots are the only way Baltimore’s distress can be heard. The issues are still there, connecting and restricting us like an invisible thread. Continue reading

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