$50,000 Leaders and Activists Grant (due 18 June 2020)

The Roddenberry Foundation is offering grants of $50,000 to individuals, community leaders and nonprofit leaders to drive social justice projects, organizations, and initiatives toward greater impact, or to create new initiatives related to civil rights & women’s rights. Round One Deadline: June 18, 2020 Complete registration and submit your application by 5:00p Pacific. Click Here toContinue reading “$50,000 Leaders and Activists Grant (due 18 June 2020)”

“Surviving the Pandemic: Seven Ways to Create a Culture of Belonging” -Michele Powers (via Law Practice Today)

Some things to think about, from my friend Michele. 💕 Link to article: https://www.lawpracticetoday.org/article/surviving-pandemic-seven-ways-create-culture-belonging/?

“The Top 10 Worst Jobs For Mental Health Right Now”, by Travis Hornsby

Yikes. Let’s look out for each other people. Wear your face masks. Don’t touch your face!! https://www.studentloanplanner.com/worst-jobs-mental-health-student-loans/?fbclid=IwAR2V5lgbO8F-uj83SVQgddAThZJGO9EpAv2vRPjxBxGrWqG3-mB3dNH62ZU  

Free, Virtual Workshop Series (for Teachers, Faculty and Aspiring Educators) – May 2020

Organized by the TEACH Los Angeles Regional Collaborative (https://www.teachlarc.org/), this is a virtual workshop series offered over the month of May in alignment with National Teacher Appreciation Month. These series of workshops are presented independently by each college and/or university that hosts them. Registration is required for each LIVE workshop you want to attend.  (OnlyContinue reading “Free, Virtual Workshop Series (for Teachers, Faculty and Aspiring Educators) – May 2020”

For conspiracy theorists sharing false info from a “doctor”, here is info with citations backed by studies and peer-reviewed info debunking her repeatedly…

From Kat Montgomery (Surgical Pathology Fellow at Vanderbilt University Medical Center)… **EDITED TO ADD: I wrote this post to help my friends sort through misinformation and did not expect it to go viral. Several commenters have asked me to cite sources, and I agree that this is important to do. I still have a dayContinue reading “For conspiracy theorists sharing false info from a “doctor”, here is info with citations backed by studies and peer-reviewed info debunking her repeatedly…”

random thoughts on forced working-from-home…

On the outset, while many of my colleagues balked at the idea of not coming into an office every weekday, my staff and I were fine as 90% of our work involves a computer. 😀 That being said, the transition itself (to full-time at-home work) was the most difficult part of the process. As timeContinue reading “random thoughts on forced working-from-home…”

Resources for Veterans vis the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs (29 April 2020)

#VetResources – for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers and Survivors Latest VA updates on COVID-19: VA.gov/coronavirus Veterans Benefits Town Hall, April 30 The Veterans Benefits Administration invites you to join a stakeholder town hall on April 30th (tomorrow) on performance, Blue Water Navy, GI Bill, and the Veterans Benefits Banking Program. Sign up link. Accessing VA TelehealthContinue reading “Resources for Veterans vis the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs (29 April 2020)”

Quarantine project – face masks

My daughter and I decided to make face masks for people we wanted to stay alive… double-layered fabric, double-layered interfacing, with a nose piece, and ties so that the ears don’t get tired of elastic. Lots of fun fabric choices, personalized for loves ones. 🙂