In a world where our kids now create as much media as they consume, it's essential that parents, educators, and policymakers do everything they can to ensure that our children will be responsible and literate digital citizens.
You have been thinking about how great it might be to follow your passion and work for a non-profit. You fantasize about working with people just like yourself who are passionate about what they do. Sounds great, but is it reality?
The true issue here is not whether for-profits play an important role -- it should be clear that they do -- but rather how to encourage the right kind of for-profits to address the social needs of the poor.
Ten year plans, multiple-year homeless initiatives, homeless management information systems - that's billions of dollars invested to addresses homelessness. Seems a bit excessive when I know the steps toward housing hurting people are simple.
It's not everyday that a pop star stops by a middle school and performs his newest single. But that's exactly what happened when Jaicko, the up-and-coming Barbadian singer, visited students at a school in Harlem.
Temporary food supplies, emergency shelters, transient family situations, and short-term fixes have been a reality in Haiti since the earthquake. For children, "temporary" has become a devastating perpetual condition.