Grants for Libraries

The One World: Connecting Communities, Cultures, and Classrooms Program teaches
students fundamentals in diversity, respect for others, and building communities. The
lessons help children develop skills to promote empathy, dialogue, and respect. The
program includes a Student Journey Book that provide extensions and a deeper
exploration of the lessons topics. All lessons and support tools are available online for
download. To learn more, visit
http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/one_world/index.asp
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Grant Opportunity
Summary: The Association for Library Service to Children is funding, “Light the
Way: Outreach to the Underserved,” honoring a library conducting exemplary
outreach to underserved populations, such as children with physical or learning
disabilities or who speak English as a second language.
Due Date: December 3, 2007
Award Amount: $5,000
Information: http://www.ala.org/alsc

Darfur Movie Opens in Indy

Darfur Now is a story of hope amid one of humanity’s darkest hours. It shows how the work of six people can make a difference in Darfur, and how our voices united can bring an end to the unspeakable horrors the people of Darfur face every day.

It follows the achievements of a Darfuri woman, a community leader in West Darfur, a UCLA graduate, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, a U.N. humanitarian aid worker, and an actor and activist (me).

What: Darfur Now, a documentary about six people making a difference in Darfur
When: Opens this Friday, November 9
Showtimes and Location:
Landmark Keystone Art
8702 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 579-3009
Click here for showtimes and to buy ticketsAs you may know, a film’s opening weekend is extremely important and determines the exposure it gets. Darfur Now opens this weekend, but only in selected cities. Come watch the movie and bring your friends so we can ensure a nationwide release, help educate people about the crisis in Darfur, and empower them to help end it.