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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Go Green on World Environment Day

Go Green on World Environment Day

Let’s get involved in this World Environment Day. World Environment Day was established by the United Nations in 1974 and has since grown to become a global platform for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our surroundings.  The theme for this year’s World Environment Day is “Beat Plastic Pollution,” which invites us

Stand for Equality This LGBTQQIAAP Pride Month

Stand for Equality This LGBTQQIAAP Pride Month

Let’s celebrate equality this LGBTQQIAAP Pride Month. June is LGBTQQIAAP Month, a month dedicated to educating the public about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, allies, and pansexual communities.  This month-long celebration is held to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan and now encompasses various events such as pride parades, picnics,

Happy Birthday George Mendoza!

Happy Birthday George Mendoza!

Let’s remember this inspiring athlete, artist, and motivational speaker in honor of his birthday. On this day in 1955, George Mendoza entered the world.  Growing up, Mendoza was always active and creative, taking a particular interest in track and field.  It seemed that Mendoza was on the way to becoming a promising young athlete when

Let’s Get Involved and “Stand for Children Day”

Let’s Get Involved and “Stand for Children Day”

Learn more about the amazing organization, Stand for Children. On June 1, 1996, more than 300,000 people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial to participate in the first-ever Stand for Children Day.  To date, this remains the largest demonstration for children in U.S. history.  As a result of this monumental occasion, countless parents, community members, and