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Calling the Elders - Reclaiming and Transforming Our Communities through Elder Wisdom: A Guide and Toolkit for Developing Local Councils of Elders By Maaskelah Kimit Thomas PhD
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Councils of Elders are a unique and historical human development construct. Councils of Elders have their roots in indigenous African communities which viewed the Elders as repositories of knowledge... More > and wisdom, and more importantly, as the guardians and purveyors of a community's values, traditions, norms and interests. Likewise, Councils of Elders represent a significant stage along the rites of passage continuum from youth through elderhood and on through transition into esteemed ancestry. This is a simple guidebook, designed for those interested in our continuance. In it you will find one model for community Councils of Elders, along with practical steps and processes for ways to engage our entire community in reconnecting the links that have historically been our strength.< Less
HP Digital Publishing Community Meeting By Frank Cost
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The third meeting of the HP Digital Publishing Community was held at PUCRS in Porto Alegre, Brazil on September 21-22, 2006. The purpose of the meeting was to establish research objectives that would... More > enable members of the community to focus individual efforts on problems of common interest. Three broad areas of interest were drawn out of a long list of issues and problems developed on the first morning. These were further refined in breakout groups during the afternoon and into the next morning. This book is part of an experiment in multi-channel publishing that I am designing with RIT graduate student, Adam Dewitz. Adam is going to create a number of different published versions of this content using a wide variety of web-enabled print channels. We will share the results of Adam’s work at the next meeting of the Community in April 2007. See you all there!< Less
HP Digital Publishing Community Meeting By Frank Cost
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The third meeting of the HP Digital Publishing Community was held at PUCRS in Porto Alegre, Brazil on September 21-22, 2006. The purpose of the meeting was to establish research objectives that would... More > enable members of the community to focus individual efforts on problems of common interest. Three broad areas of interest were drawn out of a long list of issues and problems developed on the first morning. These were further refined in breakout groups during the afternoon and into the next morning. This book is part of an experiment in multi-channel publishing that I am designing with RIT graduate student, Adam Dewitz. Adam is going to create a number of different published versions of this content using a wide variety of web-enabled print channels. We will share the results of Adam’s work at the next meeting of the Community in April 2007. See you all there!< Less
HP Digital Publishing Community Meeting By Frank Cost
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The third meeting of the HP Digital Publishing Community was held at PUCRS in Porto Alegre, Brazil on September 21-22, 2006. The purpose of the meeting was to establish research objectives that would... More > enable members of the community to focus individual efforts on problems of common interest. Three broad areas of interest were drawn out of a long list of issues and problems developed on the first morning. These were further refined in breakout groups during the afternoon and into the next morning. This book is part of an experiment in multi-channel publishing that I am designing with RIT graduate student, Adam Dewitz. Adam is going to create a number of different published versions of this content using a wide variety of web-enabled print channels. We will share the results of Adam’s work at the next meeting of the Community in April 2007. See you all there!< Less
HP Digital Publishing Community Meeting By Frank Cost
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The third meeting of the HP Digital Publishing Community was held at PUCRS in Porto Alegre, Brazil on September 21-22, 2006. The purpose of the meeting was to establish research objectives that would... More > enable members of the community to focus individual efforts on problems of common interest. Three broad areas of interest were drawn out of a long list of issues and problems developed on the first morning. These were further refined in breakout groups during the afternoon and into the next morning. This book is part of an experiment in multi-channel publishing that I am designing with RIT graduate student, Adam Dewitz. Adam is going to create a number of different published versions of this content using a wide variety of web-enabled print channels. We will share the results of Adam’s work at the next meeting of the Community in April 2007. See you all there!< Less
Stories from the Core in our Community By Civics Core Class
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Civic Core Class prepares students to think critically about current issues and perform in civic activities so that they feel personally responsible for making a difference in their communities. ... More > Citizenship skills are, in fact, communication skills. They include reading, writing, listening and speaking. Civic learning is active learning that engages students in discussions and activities so that they develop an appreciation of differences, the desire for community involvement, a sense of personal efficacy, the rejection of violence, and civic virtue. Civic values form the core of character education and civility. The power of storytelling is an essential tool in carrying out our civic duty as citizens of a democratic society. Through storytelling, our students demonstrate civic leadership and responsibility by sharing experiences, building empathy, and making changes.< Less
Baltic and Slavonic libraries in Britain: their place in developing group identity and the life of émigré communities By Ihar Ivanoŭ
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Post-Second World War mass immigration from Eastern and Central Europe to Britain produced active émigré communities with strong ethnic and political identities. Libraries were an... More > integral part of these communities, their activities and development. This study investigates the phenomenon of community libraries in their particular historical appearance – those Baltic and Slavonic libraries which were established by the immigrant communities in Britain in the second half of the twentieth century. Twelve libraries representing six ethnic groups: Belarusians, Croatians, Estonians, Latvians, Lithuanians, Poles and Ukrainians, – were surveyed in 2005. The patterns in the establishing of libraries, the present state and significance of their collections, their adopted work practices, as well as the influence on the libraries of the democratic transformations in home countries and the role of libraries in the life of émigré groups, in creating and maintaining ethnic identity is discussed.< Less
Volume 5722, Raninagar I (Community development block) --- Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5722, Raninagar I (Community development block)---Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a... More > poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 5722, Raninagar I (Community development block) --- Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5722, Raninagar I (Community development block)---Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a... More > poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Young Black Women in Toronto High Schools: Portraits of Family, School and Community Involvement in Developing Goals and Aspirations By Dr. Donna Kay Cindy Kakonge, ABD
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This research fills the gaps in the literature surrounding the career aspirations of Black female high school students in Canada. The literature surrounds five key factors regarding career... More > aspirations, educational programs that help young Black females to succeed in high school, the portrayal of Black women in the media and the history of Black women and work. The conceptual framework is based on four key concepts of spirit, motivation, self-esteem and identity. The methodology of this research is based on qualitative narrative case studies of 10 student participants, three parents and eight community members.< Less

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