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Coronavirus SS+ Unemployment Benefits

As we continue into the fall with many still facing hardship as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, here is a list of the unemployment benefits related to coronavirus that are available to w

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News – Promise the Children (Site / Info)

Child Poverty

Thinking of Jonathan Harrison—friend and philosophical mentor—on the anniversary of his birth and death

This week saw the anniversary of the death of an old friend, philosophical mentor and, in his latter years, member of this church community, Jonathan Harrison. Next Tuesday, September 22nd, would have

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CAUTE — Making Footprints Not Blueprints (Site / Info)

Ethics Lucretius Jonathan Harrison Cambridge Unitarian Church Christian Atheism

What Happens to School Meals When Schools are Closed and Parents Have No Income?

What are we doing to feed our children while more than 10.6 million more workers were unemployed in July 2020 than in March 2020? More workers than ever are facing a cutback in their hours.  Partial s

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News – Promise the Children (Site / Info)

Child Poverty Child Hunger

child-centered pedagogy

This morning as I was investigating the concept of cultural recapitulation, I read an interesting paper, "The Savage Origins of Child-Centered Pedagogy, 1871–1913," http://lchc.ucsd.edu/MCA/Mail/xmcam

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Booker T. Washington’s Tuskegee Institute Built on a Promise of Submission

  The second home for the Tuskegee Normal School, a former plantation.   When I was cracking open an American history text in Cheyenne about 1965 African-Americans were covered in generous page or so

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

W.E.B. DuBois Jim Crow Black History Atlanta Compromise Booker T. Washington Tuskegee Institute

Worlds That Never Were

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.” ― Carl Sagan Where has your imagination taken you? The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spiri

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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For Ruth

Blessed ancestor,Guardian of dignity,Champion of WeWho would be called “less than,” Rest easy. For the tears will not dryUpon our cheeksBefore we focus our griefOn all the work left to do. May her mem

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The Journey So Far (Site / Info)

spirituality Feminism Poetry prayer social justice poem ancestor RBG Ruth Bader Gisburg Women's Rights

Column: La Loca Luz Caraballo – Losses, Follies and Family

Alan D.D. presents another Venezuelan legend - this time, La Loca Luz Caraballo - and thinks about how to build a connection to these lesser-known spirits. Continue reading Column: La Loca Luz Carabal

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Paganism living Perspectives Witchcraft Spotlight on Tradition Andrés Eloy Blanco cuarentena espíritus vinculados José Gregorio Hernández Luz Caraballo María Blasa Rivas Nicolás Maduro Simón Bolívar Zulia

Columna: Las pérdidas, locuras y lazos familiares de La Loca Luz Caraballo

Alan DD comparte la historia de Loca Luz Caraballo y conecta sus experiencias y espíritu con su vida actual en cuarentena. Continue reading Columna: Las pérdidas, locuras y lazos familiares de La Loca

2 days ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Paganism living Perspectives Witchcraft Spotlight on Tradition Andrés Eloy Blanco cuarentena espíritus vinculados José Gregorio Hernández Luz Caraballo María Blasa Rivas Nicolás Maduro Simón Bolívar Zulia

Sylvia Perchlik

October 22, 1935 – August 29, 2020Sylvia Perchlik died in Bellevue, Wash., on August 29, 2020, from complications of a stroke and dementia; she was 84 years old. Sylvia was born Sylvia Marston on Oct.

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Rev. Thomas Perchlik's Weblog (Site / Info)

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Spiritual book discussion - The Spiritual Child - Parents don't need all the answers

Like every other aspect of human potential, spiritual development and growth is part of our birthright. As the Buddhist monk Pema Chödrön wrote, “It’s as if everyone who has ever been born has the sam

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

Cultural recapitulation

There was a proposal at one time shared widely in education, that children should be encouraged to grow through all the earlier stages of human development as a means of fully grasping technology, and

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Be Proud of Your Past, Embrace the Future: A Hispanic Heritage Month Reading List

Be Proud of Your Past, Embrace the Future. That’s this year’s theme for Hispanic Heritage Month. In times like these, the theme is a manifesto to live by. The books in our catalog about the lives and

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Beacon Broadside: A Project of Beacon Press (Site / Info)

History American Society Biography and Memoir Literature and the Arts A Cup of Water Under My Bed Daisy Hernández Eileen Truax José Orduña The Weight of Shadows An African American and Latinx History of the United States Paul Ortiz Richard Blanco How Does It Feel to Be Unwanted? Hunting Season Mirta Ojito How to Love a Country Jimmy Santiago Baca When I Walk Through That Door, I Am An Incomplete List of Names Michael Torres

A Course In Miracles Workbook Lesson #45 - God is the mind with which I think.

Lesson #45 God is the mind with which I think. Leonard Cohen’s great lyric is “The crack is how the light gets in.” We are so occupied with the chatter of the monkey mind that we rarely see the light

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

ACIM workbook

Doing No-Thing to Come to Ourselves

My dears – Today, I offer you the second half of the poem by John O’Donohue, “gone too soon,” as we say, in 2008. The whole of the poem, which you can hear me reading below, includes some description

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The Way of the River (Site / Info)

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Sit-In For Healing & Hope in Woodstock to Bring Personal Connection to Social Justice

The Coronavirus has not slowed social justice activism in McHenry County.  On the contrary from late spring though the summer mostly youth led marches, rallies, and programs have been held all over th

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

black lives matter Woodstock Square Families Belong Together Abolish ICE Amanda Hall Sit-in for Hope & Healing WARP Corps.

Good news for 09/18/20 - Food pantries and food resources in New York State

  One of the greatest concerns of this pandemic is making sure all New Yorkers have access to food. No New Yorker should go to bed hungry. To find a food pantry that services your county, visit NYS fo

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

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Rosh Hashana

For Jews, Rosh Hashana marks the start of the new year not just for people but for all of creation—it is the birthday of the universe. What wish would you make if you were blowing out candles on the u

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Brick

My phone died yesterday at work. I was able to use it in the morning, but not at lunch. And it hasn’t worked since. Strangely, except for my commute it’s been nice. I’ve been spending a lot of time pl

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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NOAH Voter Challenge

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firstuunash.org (Site / Info)

Social Justice Blog Engagement Opportunity NOAH News Files