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Where Justice Begins

It is natural to gravitate to the comfort of commonality, but as we do so we make choices about what constitutes difference, which differences matter, and how we will relate to those we see as “other.” Sometimes we are simply…

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Raising Real World Heroes

Each day, in their play, children expose the deepest vulnerabilities and the most extreme powers of the human spirit.

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Finding Hope in Community

At its best, a strong community offers us a place to feel safe and hopeful, not because we are invulnerable, but because we are together.

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Learning Together

“Why did you do all this for me?” he asked. “I don’t deserve it. I’ve never done anything for you.” “You have been my friend,” replied Charlotte. “That in itself is a tremendous thing.” ~ E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web Children…

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Venturing into a New Year

The beginning of school marks a child’s first steps into community. With these steps come new friendships, new independence, and a burgeoning sense of belonging to something bigger than oneself.

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