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Oct
29

Why Michael Brown’s Death is a Public Health Problem

Unsupervised, make-shift play spaces are not uncommon in economically disadvantaged communities. Does this increase the risk of life-threatening encounters with law enforcement? The recent “weekend of resistance” in Ferguson, Missouri, ...

Oct
22

NPR’s Terry Gross on Connecting with Others

If you want to know how to engage in a meaningful conversation with someone you’ve never met, listen to Terry Gross speak. I had the pleasure of hearing her ...

Oct
15

3 Advocacy Lessons from a Door-to-Door Salesman

“Hello, my name is Tim Schwantes. I’m a college student who was recently talking with your neighbors about these educational books for school-aged kids. They were really interested in hearing ...

Oct
08

Exploring New Waters

Think you’ve exhausted all options? Reach out to some new players. Stretching beyond one’s comfort zone and into a different field of work can be intimidating. “I try to stay in ...

Oct
01

Infographics: Worth the Effort?

Did you know that the average shelf life of a tweet or Facebook post is less than three hours? Grabbing your audience’s attention is tricky with the ever-increasing speed of ...

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