In Florida, individuals convicted of a felony are stripped of their civil and voting rights, even after completion of their sentences. Loss of civil rights takes away not only the right to vote, but also the right to hold public office, serve on a jury, and qualify for certain types of state licenses necessary for… Read More An Election Cause
Among the free things list in the Woman’s Day article “Surprising things you can get for free” is free language lessons! Here’s what they say: Want to learn the basics of practical spoken Spanish? Sign up (some classes are 12 weeks) and you’ll get weekly e-mails from a teacher with lessons and learning tips. You… Read More It’s really fRee!
Best Young Adult Fiction – Spanish Samuel Maximo y Niketon – Ariel Gonzalez – Libros en Red 2nd Place: La Gran Aventura Jordi – Sierra I Fabra – Editorial Bambú Best Young Adult Nonfiction – English Ay Mijo! Why do you want to be an engineer? – Edna Campos Gravenhorst Best Young Adult Nonfiction –… Read More 10th Annual International Latino Book Awards
Making The Dream come true! The Corps Network is offering grants supporting service projects in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. The projects must involve a diverse group of volunteers and address conditions related to poverty in their community. Preference is given to projects mobilizing the greatest number of volunteers. Grant range: $1,000 –… Read More Two Grants
From Bill Zimmerman, MakeBeliefsComix.com: MakeBeliefsComix.com has launched a new WRITER PROMPTS feature that regularly offers educators new ideas to spark students’ imaginations and encourage them to write more. The new writing tool is a direct result of the overwhelming positive user response to our free web site where children and adults create their own comic… Read More MakeBelief