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Whale Rider

(2003- 101 minutes- PG 13)
On the east coast of New Zealand, the Whangara people believe their presence there dates back a thousand years or more to a single ancestor, Paikea, who escaped death when his canoe capsized by riding to shore on the back of a whale. From then on,... read more »

Posted on May 01, 2013

Seeds of Change- Companion Guide Included

Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace by Jen Cullerton Johnson • Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace brings to life the empowering story of Wangari Maathai, the first African woman, and environmentalist, to win a Nobel Peace Prize. Engaging narrative and vibrant images paint a robust... read more »

Posted on April 10, 2013

Peace with Justice Covenant Congregation Workbook

The Peace with Justice Covenant Congregation Program aims to make shalom — a word of greeting or farewell meaning peace — visible and active in people’s lives and communities. The General Conference assigned The... read more »

Posted on April 05, 2013

Immigration Reform Grassroots Journal

91-page journal of grassroots actions by United Methodists across the United States on behalf of reforming immigration law. The Immigration Reform Grassroots Journal documents more than 1,000 events, actions and resolutions advocating reform of U... read more »

Posted on April 03, 2013

The Prevention and Public Health Fund

PowerPoint presentation prepared by Trust for America's Health (TFAH), a non-profit, non-partisan organization working to make disease prevention a national priority. By focusing on prevention, protection and communities, TFAH is leading the fight to make disease prevention a... read more »

Posted on March 14, 2013

Healthy Masculinity Action Project

The Healthy Masculinity Action Project is a two year national movement to develop new male leadership that role models strength without violence. There are many ways to become involved in person or track progress online. To learn more click read more »

Posted on March 13, 2013

Packaging Girlhood

Packaging Girlhood by Lamb & Brown In Packaging Girlhood we try to show parents the image of girls (sexy, diva, boy-crazy, shoppers) that's being packaged and sold to their daughters while also giving them the tools to help their daughters resist these images. We write about how girl power... read more »

Posted on February 26, 2013

The Strength to Love

The Strength to Love by Martin Luther King Jr. The remarkable courage and deep conviction of Martin Luther King Jr. live on in this classic prophetic text, a veritable primer in the principles and practice of nonviolence. Despite nearly fifty years since its publication, Strength to Love reads as pertinently... read more »

Posted on February 26, 2013

Miss Representation

MissRepresentation.org is a call-to-action campaign that seeks to empower women and girls to challenge limiting labels in order to realize their potential, and to encourage men and boys to stand up to sexism.

Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree

Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree by William Miller This book illuminates a little-known episode in the childhood of renowned African-American writer Zora Neale Hurston, one of the most important voices of the Harlem Renaissance. Miller presents an uplifting account of how Zora was inspired by her dying mother to... read more »

Posted on February 22, 2013

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