EDC’s Ami Raymond reflects upon the true history behind the holiday while seeking to honor the experiences of Indigenous communities and creating traditions for our own families.
October 17, 2019
The National Youth Summit showcases the ways in which empowered youth drive their employment path forward and honors partnerships with local and central governments, private sectors, civil society organizations, and other partners.
October 10, 2019
In commemoration of World Mental Health Day (October 10), it is vital that the global community commit to addressing mental health care needs in ways that align with the evidence we have on effective approaches.
October 9, 2019
Establishing regular staples of self-care needs to be a priority for those of us with careers spent in service to people and communities across the globe.
October 3, 2019
In honor of World Teachers’ Day (October 5), let’s reflect on all of the teachers who pour their skill, creativity, energy, and love into making the impossible possible for their students.
September 27, 2019
When I mention my work with the Center for Innovative Research in Cyberlearning (CIRCL), people often ask, “So, what exactly is cyberlearning?” It’s a good question with a broad answer.
September 16, 2019
Over the past decade, suicide prevention efforts have increasingly relied on doctors to offer care and attention to people in...
September 3, 2019
We must continue to support economic and educational programs that help young people—no matter where they live—to unlock whatever opportunities may arise.
September 3, 2019
September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time when we work at the local, state, and national levels to advocate for prevention, support those who may be struggling, and remember those we’ve lost.
September 2, 2019
This past summer, I tried to find ways to keep my kids engaged in learning about the world around them. As the school buses hit the road, I’m still working on this—particularly in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM as it is referred to in education circles.