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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Let’s Learn More About AIDS in Honor of AIDS Awareness Month

Let’s Learn More About AIDS in Honor of AIDS Awareness Month

Observe AIDS Awareness Month with us. December is AIDS Awareness Month; we would like to invite you to observe this month with us as we dispel some of the most common myths about HIV and AIDS. Myth #1: AIDS is a Death Sentence While it’s true that HIV/AIDS is one of the deadliest pandemics in

Let’s Get Involved with Universal Human Rights Month

Let’s Get Involved with Universal Human Rights Month

Join us as we learn more about how December became Universal Human Rights Month. Sadly, throughout history, there have been many instances of human cruelty, mistreatment, and violation of rights.  Whether this mistreatment was on the basis of skin color, nationality, religion, or even just unfortunate luck, people have been treated worse than animals on

Join Us in Celebrating Ira Gershwin’s Birthday

Join Us in Celebrating Ira Gershwin’s Birthday

Today is the birthday of famed Broadway songwriter Ira Gershwin. Along with his brother George, Ira Gershwin (1896-1983) was a famous songwriter that wrote songs and scores for many musicals and major motion pictures.  While his younger brother composed, Ira put lyrics to the music, delighting audiences and inspiring singers and actors alike with his

Observe International Day of Persons with Disabilities with Us

Observe International Day of Persons with Disabilities with Us

December 3rd marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), an annual designation that seeks to promote an understanding of disability issues and garner support for the rights, dignity, and well-being of persons with disabilities.  Additionally, this day also looks to foster the integration of

Let’s Learn More About the Civil Rights Hero on Rosa Parks Day

Let’s Learn More About a Civil Rights Hero on Rosa Parks Day

Join us as we celebrate the amazing life of civil rights leader Rosa Parks. On December 1st, many states will celebrate Rosa Parks Day.  Held in honor of the historic day when Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white man, this historic event remembers the bravery of civil rights leaders