Empowering Youth with Science in Haiti

By Dr. Beth Robelia | July 17, 2021 It all started with an email from my spouse, “Hey honey, do you want to go to Haiti?” I am always up for an adventure. A former colleague of my husband had forwarded a message from the director of Have Faith Mission School, an orphanage in Haiti,Continue reading “Empowering Youth with Science in Haiti”

What Do My Dad, Gary Coleman, and MLK Have in Common? My Path to Community Service

By Dr. Irana Hawkins | October 5, 2020 Growing up, my father generally discouraged us kids from watching TV with the exception of “educational” programs.  When planning for a family outing, he announced our departure time and stressed being ready on time.  However, at the stated time of departure, he would say to us, “GoContinue reading “What Do My Dad, Gary Coleman, and MLK Have in Common? My Path to Community Service”

Neighborhood Networks Work to Save Lives

By Dr. Beth Robelia | September 25, 2020 I did not mean to start a network of volunteers and make more than 2000 masks in 2 months. It just happened. A need arose and I saw a chance to give back. In my youth I was a seamstress and a cutter. In Baltimore I workedContinue reading “Neighborhood Networks Work to Save Lives”

Addiction, Recovery, and Social Change: Creating a New Perspective

Tricia Parido | September 14, 2020 I’m about to embark on a topic that doesn’t come out of our mouths too often when we’re talking about social change. But for me it was the most pivotal change that I made in my life and also provided immensely for hundreds of others that I have workedContinue reading “Addiction, Recovery, and Social Change: Creating a New Perspective”