Actor and director Laurence Fishburne has acquired the rights to Paulo Coelo’s novel The Alchemist. This novel about a young Spaniad who travels around the world and searches for hidden treasures in Northern Africa is often included in high school literature courses.
From over at Beyond the Job: A few scholarships are still available for the 2007 Trejo Foster Foundation Institute next month focusing on health information issues for Hispanics and Latinos. The conference also offers reduced rates for students. The deadline for scholarship applications and early-bird registration has been extended to June 30, 2007. Registrations received… Read More Trejo Institute Scholarships Still Available
Well, my plan was to read dozens and dozens of books this summer. To knock one more piece of classic fiction off my list and get caught up on the latest YA books! That was before I began teaching summer school. Teaching is A LOT of work!!! Don’t get me wrong, I’m enjoying it,… Read More Summer Readings
A national nonprofit can help you receive in-kind donations from some of the nation’s largest corporations. Gifts In Kind International links corporate resources to nonprofits serving youth and communities. Examples include computer hardware and software, clothing, personal care items, toys and furniture. You pay only for the shipping.
My Venture grants, offered by MTV, encourage Latino youth to start leadership organizations and other ventures that improve learning or solve problems. Grants are available for up to $1000 and are due no later than 29 June.