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Posted: Monday, October 22, 2012

"I don‘t want readers to ever forget the high stakes of these stories—and of all of our stories: that life and death, freedom and bondage, hang in the balance of every action we take…this book will use our two lives as a way of thinking about choices and accountability, not just for each of us as individuals but for all of us as a society…our destinies can be determined by a single stumble down the wrong path, or a tentative step down the...

Posted: Monday, October 15, 2012

 In just six days, Wes Moore will be returning to Champaign County to speak with over 500 9th graders about the choices we make and the impact they have on our lives. From Tim Mitchell's News-Gazette's story on 11-2-2011:

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Posted: Friday, October 12, 2012

Nationwide, one in six young people between ages 16 and 24 are unattached to school or work. 3.4 million are defined as being “chronic” having no attachment to school or the labor market since the age of 16. Dropout recovery and reengagement is a national matter with...

Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

 Yesterday was our 2012 Campaign kickoff, "Stuff the Bus"! We've been anticipating this in our office for quite some time. With two previous events under our belt, we were prepared but still nervous.

We rolled up to WDWS-WHMS-WUIL at 6:15 to set up, and before we knew it cars were...

Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2012

I fielded a great question today when someone called about Stuff the Bus items. They asked me, "How does copy paper help people?" The items that we're collecting for Stuff the Bus help our partner agencies reduce their expenses by providing them with large supplies of needed items. We compiled this list by asking them what they need the most. When non-profits don't spend money on administrative...

Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2012

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