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Mining Land

March 31, 2008

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I remember when Princess Di was alive and one of her passions was landmine removal. I remember hearing about all the mines left in Europe from World War II and how farmers are still finding them and I kinda wondered where else would all these land mines be that she was so concerned about and […]

Scholarships 2008

March 24, 2008

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I just received an email that list the following scholarships.  I really do think this has been floating the ‘net for a while, so I cannot promise all the links will work.  And while I love doing this, I don’t love it enough to check all these links. 1) BELL LABS FELLOWSHIPS FOR UNDER REPRESENTED […]

Urban Females in Chile

March 23, 2008

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From vivirlatino.com an interesting article on female YAs in Chiles and Newsweeks misinterpretation of the culture.

The Devil’s in the Details

March 20, 2008

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 School Library Journal’s  blog has an article which details how schools are letting minority students fall through the cracks when it comes to getting into college. From my own experience, I’d say the article is on point. We can so easily forget that most of our students are first generation college grads (heck, many are […]

Jordan Fundamental Grant

March 18, 2008

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Grants are available to support innovative classroom projects for low-income students.The Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program, named for hoops legend Michael Jordan, supports teachers who inspire low-income students to succeed.   Teachers in grades 1-12 in schools where at least half of the students qualify for free or reduced school lunches can apply in one of […]

Soon to be released

March 16, 2008

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Marlene Perez has the follow books set for release: Love in the Corner Pocket (summer 08, Scholastic/Point) Dead is the New Black (Fall 08, Harcourt) The Comeback (Spring, 09) Carmen Rodrigues released Not Anything (excerpt) in February 08 and will release A Little Something in August.

New Book: Snow

March 16, 2008

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Snow by Kenji Jasper

Summer Opportunities

March 16, 2008

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Be sure to visit Doors of Opportunity to find summer opportunities for Native American, Asian American, African American and Latinos.

Diversity in Libraries

March 14, 2008

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DIVERSITY IN LIBRARIANSHIP Friday, April 11, 2008 9:00am – 3:00pm Zelazo Center For The Performing Arts 2419 E Kenwood Blvd. Room: 250 Milwaukee, WI 53211 Why should libraries be diverse? How do we develop that diversity? Please join us for a day of discussion and exploration of these questions and other diversity initiatives. Keynote speaker: […]