Perhaps, Penelope

This is a story about a 2nd grade student, Penelope who is fully included into her home school of Willard Elementary School in Evanston, Illinois. In this piece, we explore the tough decisions that Matt and Megan Lassman went through to get to this place… Please watch and share

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Fighting Poverty: Where do you start?

Have you ever thought that the idea of Poverty is just to big to think about, much less get involved with?  Me too.

After the earthquake in Haiti, I traveled there as a friend of a local organization in Evanston, Illinois called the Haitian Congress to bring 4 containers of supplies to people who needed assistance.  I saw things that I had never seen before and then was confused about what to do afterwards…

In this video blog posting we discuss briefly the Haiti trip, then my introduction to the RESULTS organization where I traveled to Bangladesh to meet with RESULTS partner BRAC where I saw with my own eyes solutions to extreme poverty.  There are solutions…

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Why are we doing this?

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