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I Live Here -- Introducing the Boys of Kachere Juvenile Prison

Erica Solomon | Posted 10.08.2011 | Education
Erica Solomon

I walk through and am immediately hit by the sun and a wave of boys glancing at me curiously. There are about 90 of them in ripped clothing, barefoot, with wide eyes and bright smiles.

Response to "Grade Three: Rise of The Order": How You can Help

Erica Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Erica Solomon

Recent stories of teen suicides have brought this crisis of bullying to light. Now, finally, it's time for all of us to take action.

'I Love Here' Ball is Only Five Weeks Away - My First Video Diary

Mia Kirshner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mia Kirshner

I'm Mia Kirshner and within this post is my first video diary entry. I want to tell you about our projects in Malawi with I Live Here. After you read about it, I hope you'll want to get involved as well.

Freedom in Malawi, With Questions for the Future

Mia Kirshner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mia Kirshner

The pardon of Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga in Malawi is a step in the right direction toward equal rights for all men and women in Malawi -- but questions still remain.

Gay Couple in Malawi Found Guilty....of What?

Mia Kirshner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mia Kirshner

A gay couple in Malawi was found guilty today for "unnatural acts and gross indecency." The only thing that makes me smile today is that two men who love each other are standing up for what they know is true.

Returning to High School for the I Live Here Projects

Mia Kirshner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mia Kirshner

High school was a place in which you felt wide and revealed in its exhilarating highs and lows. All of this comes back as I walk through the halls of Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute located in North Toronto.

Lessons In Falling: Growing Up In Malawi Prison

Mia Kirshner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mia Kirshner

I Live Here has found its voice through what I have learned in Malawi. We found our voice through mistakes, which I am sure we will continue to make and hopefully learn from.