GLAGcreates is a platform to bring together the arts with the sciences to tackle the wicked challenge of food security. Our goal is to provide an opportunity to specifically address a 21st century approach to building skills in creativity and collaboration!
The Global Teach Ag Network is thrilled to partner with the Poetry X Hunger Initiative to bring this to our GLAG educator family.
This is also a way of helping our educators in times of COVID. The self-guided student modules are available to EVERYONE right now! You do need to register for #GLAG21 to submit entries to the Poetry Event.
Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
Below is some information about last week's Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week by St. John's Community Services:
Homelessness can happen to anyone at any age. Many people live one paycheck or one life event away from losing everything. Can you find it in your heart to help the vulnerable individuals and families affected by homelessness?
Your gift today can ensure men, women, and children experiencing homelessness have a safe place to shelter and food to eat. Any amount will help, but $25 will provide five meals for someone in need, $75 will provide a week's worth of groceries for an individual in our Oasis program, or a gift of $100 will ensure an individual experiencing homelessness will have a safe place to sleep in our shelter.
2020 Hunger Free Communities Summit
Upcoming 2020 Hunger Free Communities Virtual Summit will be held on Nov 18 and 19, 2020.
Hosted by the Alliance to End Hunger, the Summit brings together a wide array of anti-hunger experts and advocates from across the U.S.
Poetry and Agricultural Extension
Here's an hour long program, sponsored by the eXtension Foundation, with tips on including poetry as a tool in agricultural workshops, training sessions and classrooms. Take a look!
Global Learning in Agriculture Conference will take place in February 2021. Find more information here: http://www.cvent.com/events/global-learning-in-agriculture-conference-glag21-/event-summary-cf85660aac714dfe8e8080589712acd6.aspx
Voices of Woodlawn
Voices of Woodlawn is a program that looks back at American history and reflects forward on what slavery then means to us today...
Voices of Woodlawn is a 35-minute program of poetry written in reflection on the 90 largely unknown slaves at Historic Woodlawn Plantation in Fairfax, VA. The harmonica-flowing program was recorded last Sunday during the worship service at Davies Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Camp Springs, MD.
Here's the link --
The story told by these poems is very moving and is very, very timely.
The Voices of Woodlawn --
Diane Wilbon Parks
Sylvia Dianne "Ladi Di" Beverly
with Cliff Bernie on harmonica
If you help guide classroom or workshop discussions focused on food, agriculture, farming, hunger, nutrition or related topics, you may want to tune in an upcoming webinar titled, "Poetry & Extension: Poetry as a tool in Extension Programs." It will be held on Thursday, Nov 5 from 2 - 3 pm East Coast Time US.
Hosted by the good folks at eXtension, the webinar is free, but registration is required.
Here's the link - https://connect.extension.org/event/poetry-and-extension-poetry-as-a-tool-in-extension-programs
Hiram Larew will be co-leading the discussion with Ronald David Myers of the University of Maryland's Cooperative Extension System where he serves as the Extension Educator for Anne Arundel and Prince George's County.
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