July 30, 2020
Cornelia Janke
In this time of COVID 19-related social distancing, the celebration of friendship takes on new meaning as we look toward International Friendship Day on July 30.
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July 27, 2020
By failing to acknowledge students’ racial and cultural diversity, “Colorblind” SEL programs, which are de facto grounded in the norms and expectations white culture, can imply that the differences that emerge from students’ diverse backgrounds are deficits.
Meghan Caven
July 15, 2020
Today, as we celebrate World Youth Skills Day (July 15), we shine a light on how soft skills are laying the path toward better livelihoods for those who need it the most.
Sabeen Hassanali Faizullah
June 30, 2020
Community resilience broadens our scope beyond individual strength or a collection of survival stories amidst adversity by focusing on collective and structural ways to respond to trauma, so whole communities can not only bounce back but heal and thrive.
Sarah Hernandez Kimberly Dash
June 25, 2020
This year, I’m focusing inward, thinking about what queer history can teach us about Black Lives Matter and surviving COVID-19 for the long term.
Julie Ebin
June 24, 2020
EDC, through the USAID Global Book Alliance in Action (GBAIA) program, is delighted to work with the Global Digital Library to provide interactive audio instruction (IAI) to children across the world currently affected by COVID-19-related school closures.
Simon James
June 18, 2020
At EDC, we recognize structural racism is real with disproportionately adverse impacts on health, education, and economic outcomes.
Carrie Lewis Deirdre Jennings-Holton
June 17, 2020
I’d like to preface this poem by saying that I am not a poet. I rarely write poetry, and it’s usually when I’ve been deeply moved...
Thelma Khelghati
June 17, 2020
This current activism cannot be the end. As communities, we need to encourage and support each other to look inside.
Eden Badertscher
June 16, 2020
As public health professionals, we have an important role to play in preventing structural racism in addition to mitigating and healing its resulting traumas and health disparities.
Kimberly Dash Chelsey Goddard