March 2013 Blog Posts (10)

With deep sadness - Ray Cohan - founder and Editor of Abilities Magazine - and so much more...

Oct. 18, 1948 - March 22, 2013

With deep sadness, Lynda and I are part of the team informing Ray's thousands of network collaborators, that last night after a lengthy illness, Ray's body, very suddenly this week, collapsed.  He passed from pain to peace at 11:30 last…

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Added by Jack Pearpoint on March 23, 2013 at 9:58am — No Comments

We Were Children - the story of Residential Schools in Canada

A brilliant film that peels the hidden and grotesque truth of how our 'dominant' culture attempted genocide on Aboriginal Canadians - and failed.  Two survivor stories are told with grace and clarity.  A must watch.

http://blog.nfb.ca/blog/2012/10/02/we-were-children/

Added by Jack Pearpoint on March 19, 2013 at 10:40pm — 2 Comments

"Storytellers are the enemies of all champions of control," Chinua Achebe

"Storytellers are the enemies of all champions of control,"

                         Chinua Achebe

Added by Jack Pearpoint on March 9, 2013 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Katie Byron on Racism and Prejudice - About Changing Your Narrative - and your life...

Katie Byron on Racism and Prejudice

http://www.ted.com/talks/john_hunter_on_the_world_peace_game.html

powerful exploration/demonstration of the power of the stories we tell ourselves - and the capacity to change our narrative - and our futures...

Added by Jack Pearpoint on March 9, 2013 at 12:11pm — No Comments

The WORLD PEACE Game... John Hunter - letting Children CREATE viable futures...

http://www.ted.com/talks/john_hunter_on_the_world_peace_game.html

WELL worth your 20 minutes.... Brilliant teaching, innovation, facilitation - creation!!

Added by Jack Pearpoint on March 9, 2013 at 12:09pm — No Comments

The Future of Learning - not schooling... TED talk Prize winner!!!

education innovator Dr. Sugata Mitra.  It's his acceptance speech for this year's TED Prize.
http://metacool.typepad.com/metacool/2013/03/sugata-mitra-experience-the-world.html

Added by Jack Pearpoint on March 9, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments

The Future Leadership in Africa... emerging in a spectacular explosion of talent and energy

Take 2 minutes - and see the future emerging...

http://youtu.be/psoPDvo0GMM

Added by Jack Pearpoint on March 9, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments

TTC fare reduction

http://chn.ge/YLKd3p

Please go to the link and sign the petition to reduce TTC fares for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Added by Bonnie Heath on March 7, 2013 at 10:28pm — No Comments

33rd Annual Covered Dish for Chatham-Savannah Citizen Advocacy

We hope you'll mark your calendar and join us for our 35th Annual Covered Dish Supper and Celebration in Savannah coming up on Thursday, May 9th from 5:30 - 8:30 at the Savannah Station... here is a video that will give you taste of the event!    A remarkable event - you could go... OR... start organizing wherever you are... you could start in your kitchen.. and grow.. invite a couple of people to share - and get started!!…

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Added by Jack Pearpoint on March 3, 2013 at 2:08pm — No Comments

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