An interview with Dr. Andrew Solomon at Gracie Mansion Andrew Solomon walked out from a side entrance at Gracie Mansion and hugged the First Lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray, who was standing at a podium introducing him. It was a frigid December evening, dangerously close to Christmas, and the room was filled to […]
Jesmyn Ward, National Book Award Winning Author, recently released her much anticipated third novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing and we were fortunate to attend her first appearance in New York since the release. The event took place at the Schomburg Center and when Jesmyn Ward walked onto the stage, the joy and appreciation in the Langston […]
“What if your baby is cold?” My Soul Has Grown Deep, Black Art from the American South, (Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yale University Press, 2018) with essays by Cheryl Finley, Randall R. Griffey, Amelia Peck and Darryl Pinckney, was published to accompany History Refused to Die. Daryl Pinckney’s essay ends with the thought: “But the […]
Our next story focuses on the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), founded in 1913 on Jewish values that inform their work, how they operate and the changes they seek in the world. It has always meant stopping anti-Semitism and defending the Jewish people. But today, it also means fighting threats to our very democracy, including cyber-hate, bullying, […]
There should be no place for bullying in our schools and communities. Stomp Out Bullying is the leading national nonprofit dedicated to changing the culture for all students by promoting civility, inclusion and equality. It teaches effective solutions on how to respond to all forms of bullying, as well as educating kids and teens in school and online.
WOVEN recently sat down with The T.I.M.M.E. Company’s founder, Timothy Bellavia, to hear about his companies mission and progress recently. The company was founded in 2000 with the mission of the company is to combat teasing and bullying in schools by creating a tool to celebrate what we have in common – how different we all are but how much we are also the same.
Air travel opened up the possibility of travel around the globe. Initially it was for those few privileged who could afford the cost. Eventually travel became more affordable allowing more and more people to move between countries and continents creating what became recognized as global citizens. Then came the Internet, further connecting individuals and cultures.