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Urban Arts Partnership is a not-for-profit that advances the intellectual, social and artistic development of underserved public school students through arts-integrated education programs to close the achievement gap. Learn more @ urbanarts.org
Philip Courtney became CEO in 2003 and in 2008 Working Playgrounds was renamed Urban Arts Partnership. The organization pairs teaching arts with classroom teachers of math, science and the humanities. "Learning Math through music".
Urban Arts Partnership is the featured story in the Fall 2015 issue of Diversity In Action Magazine. The magazine president Jordan Weiss will also join the conversation.
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Mitchell’s guest this evening is the author & teacher, Glenn Aparicio Parry, Ph.D..
Glenn was also given the name Kizhe Naabe (Ojibwe for “Kind-Hearted Man),” is a writer, educational consultant, international speaker, entrepreneur, and visionary whose life-long passion is to reform thinking and education into a coherent, cohesive whole. The founder and past president of the SEED Institute, Parry is currently the president of the think tank: The Circle for Original Thinking. He earned his BA in Psychology from Allegheny College and then went on to earn both his MA in East-West Psychology and his PhD in Humanities with a concentration in Transformative Learning from the California Institute of Integral Studies.
Purchase Glenn’s books here.
Glenn organized and participated in the groundbreaking Language of Spirit Conferences from 1999 – 2011 that brought together Native and Western scientists in dialogue, moderated by Leroy Little Bear. He has previously written about these experiences in in a book chapter entitled “The Old is Now: Creating a Shift Toward Wholeness through Dialogue” (with Phillip H. Duran); in “SEED Thoughts on Dialogue,” ReVision Journal (Winter 2004), “Native Wisdom in a Quantum World,” Shift (IONS Journal, December 2005), and in his doctoral dissertation: SEED Graduate Institute: An Original Model of Transdisciplinary Education Informed by Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Dialogue. He has appeared in several documentary films, including “Journey to Turtle Island”. Tune in to this rich dialogue between Mitchell and Glenn with implications for a more harmonious, sustainable our collective life & future.
Are there really any victims, accidents, mistakes? How can all the pain and suffering in the world be explained as part of the Divine Plan? Join us this week on Thursday Oct 29, 4:00pm PST as we discuss challenging personal and global events and how we can perceive them in an empowering way, finding their purpose in humanities evolution an ascension.
Hour one: New Jersey Institute of Technology. Dr. Bernadette Longo, Associate Professor of Humanities.
NJIT has earned national prominence by developing relevant academic programs taught by leading practitioners in their fields. Six specialized schools offer 46 bachelor’s, 56 master’s, and 19 doctoral degree programs. With 489 full-time and adjunct faculty, 89 percent of whom hold doctoral degrees, the university maintains a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. NJIT serves an ethnically diverse student body, ranking number one in New Jersey in awarding engineering degrees to African-American and Hispanic students. NJIT is a preeminent engineering, design, science and technology university known for research and education fostering innovation, entrepreneurship, and engagement.
Hour two: Jetico. Michael Waksman, CEO.
Jetico provides military-standard data protection software for all sensitive information throughout the lifecycle. Powerful yet easy to use, BCWipe and BestCrypt are engineered for a wide range of users: from experts at large organizations to people at home.
Isa and Common Cal take on SAS…Students Against Slavery that is. Tuesday night at 8:00 EST/5:00 PM PST Kelsey Friberg and Jessica Lynn Axe of Students Against Slavery at Central Michigan University join Isa and Cal for a discussion about Human Trafficking. Raising public awareness about the human trafficking issue is SAS' mission. Both domestically and internationally. Some forms of modern day slavery includes sex slavery, forced labor, forced marriage and child soldiers. Kelsey president and founder of Students Against Slavery is an interns at the Michigan Commission on Human Trafficking within the Department of Attorney General on Capital Hill in Lansing. Subcommittees for the Commission include training and education, data collection, funding and resources, policy and legislation, victim services, and public awareness - each of which Kelsey works with closely. Jessica has a Bachelor of Science in History from Central Michigan University and is pursuing her Masters in Humanities. She is treasurer and head of the fundraising subcommittee for the CMU chapter of Students Against Slavery. Jessica is currently employed by the University and is working and volunteering for the Human Rights in Literature the Arts and Social Sciences (HRLASS) International Conference.Full bios and more information about SAS on our website: www.wakeupinmerica.com. That and more Tuesday night 8:00 PM EST/5:00 PM PST on "A Muslim and A Catholic Wake Up In ‘Merica" on Coffee Party USA Radio and Coffee Party USA Radio Network?
Come listen to BTR's Featured World of Ink Network each week as we bring you shows on writing, books, humanities, author interviews, self-help and much more. Your host for the show will be award-winning author and Mom's Choice Honoree, Virginia S Grenier. Listen live on Wed. September 9, 2015 at 3pm Eastern - 2pm Centeral - 1pm Mountain - 12 noon Pacific
Our show topic: True Heroes: A Treasury of Modern-Day Fairy Tales
After teaching himself photography, Jonathan Diaz spent evenings and weekends doing photo shoots of pediatric cancer patients acting out their wildest dreams. From JP Gibson, who wanted to be a member of the Utah Jazz, to Ethan Van Leuven, who wanted to be Batman and a Doctor (http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/boy-cancer-dies-town-celebrates-holidays-early-article-1.1991585) , Diaz has photographed and created videos for over 20 kids accomplishing their dreams (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBknLrCE6RQ). These photographs were paired with short stories from best-selling authors such as Tyler Whitesides, Shannon Hale, Brandon Mull, Ally Condie and Jennifer Nielsen.
Listen live at 3pm Eastern - 2pm Central - 1pm Mountain - 12 noon Pacific or on demand any time you'd like here on BlogTalkRadio, Facebook or iTunes.
The World Of Ink Network has endeavored to create radio shows geared toward excellence in the reading/publishing community. As our company has grown to a viral reach of nearly two million, we have decided to step into a new and exciting adventure. If you'd like to be on our network or need commercial advertising, marketing and writing help, please visit our website http://worldofinknetwork.com
The Austin Museum Partnership announces its 18th Annual Austin Museum Day, a free city-wide celebration of art, culture, history, music, nature, and science on Sunday, September 20, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 40 museums in the greater Austin area will offer special programming, including guided tours, hands-on activities, and more, for visitors of all ages.
Participating museums include:
Austin Nature and Science Center
Austin Toy Museum
Blanton Museum of Art
Briscoe Center for American History
Bullock Texas State History Museum
City of Austin Cultural Arts Division
George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center
Harry Ransom Center
Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms
LBJ Presidential Library and Museum
Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording
Republic of Texas Museum
Historical Museum and Research Center
Texas Medical Association History of Medicine Gallery
Texas Military Forces Museum
Texas Music Museum
The Contemporary Austin
Visual Arts Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Suspense Radio is back with 90 minutes of fantastic author interviews. Three authors will be on today's show bringing you their unique style of writing.
Jeanne Ryan lives in the Pacific Northwest with her family. She is author of the thriller Nerve, which is being adapted into an upcoming Lionsgate feature film, and Charisma.She dreams of the day scientists develop a DNA alteration for flying. In the meantime, writing provides her wings.
Jax Miller was born and raised in New York but currently lives in the Irish countryside. In 2013 she was shortlisted for the Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger award for her first (unpublished) novel titled ‘The Assassin’s Keeper’ under the pseudonym Aine O Domhnaill. Jax is an avid lover of film and a self-proclaimed comic nerd.
David Bell worked a series of odd jobs—waiter, bartender, book store clerk, telemarketer—in a series of odd places—Shreveport, Louisiana; Savannah, Georgia; Washington D.C. After six years of that, he decided he had had enough of the real world and went to graduate school for creative writing. During graduate school, David wrote a few novels, which still survive on his hard drive but have not been published, and sold some short stories to journals large and small—Western Humanities Review, Backwards City Review, The Edge: Tales of Suspense. Some of these journals still exist even after publishing David’s work.
Wombanist Views welcomes Robyn McGee, author of Hungry For More: A Keeping-it-Real Guide for Black Women on Weight and Body Image" to discuss her latest book Dear Nana: Grandmother Tales of Love, Secrets and Going Home, which continues exploring the enduring power of family. Robyn is currently teaching Women's Studies and the Humanities at El Camino College Compton Center.
We will discuss her latest book, as well as the role and significance of grandmothers -- matriarchs-- in the populations of African descent; as well as the recent massacre of church-goers- grandmothers at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston South Carolina.
Wombanist Views, created, produced, and co-hosted by Cherise Charleswell, is dedicated to broadcasting the voices of women who are doing positive and exciting things in their communities around-the-globe.
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Time: July 30, 2015
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What Is Self Love?
The creator and owner of Loving Before Love: The Art of Self-Love is Laine Mullins. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She holds two degrees, her first in Psychology and her second in Humanities, her goal is to change lives positively with one story at time.
Loving Before Love: The Art of Self-Love is a website and blog that is designed to help the individual become free from bad relationships, depression, suicide, conflict, stress, emotional abuse, unhappiness, relationships, family issues, and much more! The best thing about LBL is that the help is absolutely free! Loving Before Love is available for self-improvement coaching, advice, group seminars, one-on-one meetings, self-improvement programs, completely tailored to fit the needs of the individual, no matter the situation.
Please be sure to follow The Art of Self-Love: Loving Before Love on Twitter, Facebook at Loving Before Love: The Art of Self-Love. Laine Mullins is a writer, editor and ghostwriter available for hire. All contact information can be found online at www.lovingbeforelove.com.
What does art mean to our nation? What are the implications of national monuments? Join us as art historian Bruce Cole, Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington D.C., talks about art and our national heritage.
From 2001 to 2009, Cole served as the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Appointed by President George W. Bush and unanimously confirmed by the Senate in 2001 and again in 2005, Cole was the longest serving Chairman of the NEH. Under Cole's leadership, the NEH launched key initiatives, including We the People, a program designed to encourage the teaching study and understanding of American history and culture, and the Picturing America project, which uses great American art to teach our nation's history and culture in 80,000 schools and public libraries nationwide. He also created the NEH's Digital Humanities Initiative and Office, which made the Endowment a national leader in this new frontier of humanities access and knowledge. Under his tenure partnerships were developed with several foreign countries, including Mexico and China.
Born in Ohio, Cole attended Case Western Reserve University and earned a master's degree from Oberlin and a doctorate from Bryn Mawr. He is also a recipient of nine honorary doctorate degrees. For two years he was the William E. Suida Fellow at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence. Cole has held fellowships and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Kress Foundation, the American Philosophical Society, and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a corresponding member of the Accademia Senese degli Intronati, the oldest learned society in Europe. He has written fourteen books and numerous articles.
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