Summarizing Freechild

“Education should not be the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a flame.” – William Butler Yates In the early 1800s it was common for non-enslaved Blacks in the United States to take the last name “Freeman” as a testimony to their freedom. Since that time young people have become bound by the ongoingContinue reading “Summarizing Freechild”

Essential Reading for Volunteers

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the popularity and misconceptions many people and organizations have about volunteerism. Like the disease of alcoholism or the compulsion of adultism, it seems like there is a segment of American society that simply wants to volunteer – without knowing exactly why or how. I’m simply not sure aboutContinue reading “Essential Reading for Volunteers”