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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Upswell Podcast Episode 2: Michele Hodges & Wendy Butts

by: Upswell 2018 | Sep. 28th, 2018 Republished with the permission of Upswell. View the original post here.  Next time you walk down the street, take a look at the people around. There’s one thing that you hold in common with every single person: all of you – all of us – are affected by the environment. For […]

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The Power of Asset Framing: A Conversation with Trabian Shorters

by: The Skillman Foundation | Sep. 24th, 2018 “How do we create equitable outcomes for all members of our community? We can start by defining people by their aspirations, not their challenges.” This method of thinking, commonly known as “asset-framing,” has become an essential part of the way Trabian Shorters views his work as the […]

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Introducing the Upswell Podcast: Victor Reinoso & John Ziraldo

by: Upswell 2018 | Sep. 20th, 2018 Republished with the permission of Upswell. View the original post here.  All of the changemakers who will gather in Los Angeles at Upswell in November are addressing social challenges — like the environment, or youth development, or homelessness. But each changemaker is unique, and concerns or circumstances that […]

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Insights from Denise Ilitch: Investing in You

by: Denise Ilitch | Sep. 5th, 2018 Republished with the permission of SEEN Magazine. View the original article here. In the fall of 2007, I decided to run for statewide public office. I wanted to seek the position of regent for my alma mater, the University of Michigan. Many say because the education seats are […]

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StandardsWork Receives Grant to Support Implementation of Transformative Literacy Curriculum in Detroit Public Schools

by: StandardsWork | Sep. 5th, 2018 StandardsWork is pleased to announce a major grant from the Skillman Foundation to develop tools that will support teachers in the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) as they transition to new English language arts (ELA) curricula. Following an audit earlier this year that concluded the English language arts […]

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