Tuesday November 28, 2017 is #GivingTuesday! This is a global day of giving, always the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.
Small Business Saturday.
There are SO many worthy charities to choose from for your holiday giving. If you want to support writers, storytelling, educational programs, and literacy, here are just a few literary nonprofits to consider—with a snapshot of what they’re about, in their own words!
We Need Diverse Books
About: We Need Diverse Books™ is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and a grassroots organization of children’s book lovers that advocates essential changes in the publishing industry to produce and promote literature t...
“We didn't find a solution for the conflict of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, or the strong disagreements between political camps, or any other conflict between groups—not even close. But we did get to experience first-hand a small, small sense of what it feels like when the rules are not the same.”
During my MBA program at George Mason University, I worked as a teaching assistant for an undergraduate management course. After graduation, I’ve continued serving as an Adjunct for Management 303: Principles of Management. I love being the recitation instructor for this course, because:
The course covers practical topics that we encounter every day in the work place
To help me in my job with Fairfax Library Foundation, I just finished visiting 22 branches of Fairfax County Public Library (the 23rd branch has been closed for renovation during my 10 months with the library system). I learned that Fairfax County is enormous and that each branch is a little different—as are the communities. Bottom line, I was impressed. Here are my major takeaways from my great library journey:
1. Libraries are busy
These are a few of the programs and services happening in our libraries that I learned about during my library visits:
Search your family tree, Pajama party for children ages 3-5, Civil War lecture, Pokémon Leagu...