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Sound It Out Promotes Mental Health for Middle Schoolers with New Music

When your child can’t find the words, help them find the lyrics. The Sound It Out campaign helps parents and caregivers have meaningful conversations about emotional wellbeing with their middle schoolers. Created by the Ad Council, in partnership with Pivotal Ventures and a coalition of organizations, Sound It Out paired kids and their families with musical …

15 Children’s Books for Women’s Equality Day

In 1971, U.S. House Representative Bella Abzug presented a bill designating August 26 as Women’s Equality Day. The day was chosen to commemorate the certification of the 19th Amendment on August 26, 1920, to the United States Constitution and women winning the right to vote. It is important to note that many women of color …

Tamika Love Jones' believes in the power of music

Music has the power to heal. It can tell stories that reach an audience the way the words can’t. Tamika Love Jones is a firm believer in this theory. Jones is a singer/songwriter from Washington, D.C. Growing up, she could always sing. Yet, it wasn’t until her classmates and teachers encouraged her that Jones decided …

Her Flag Celebrates 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

When visual artist Marilyn Artus realized 2020 marked the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, she knew something both extraordinary and large-scale needed to happen. From the mind of this self-proclaimed “suffrage era nerd” came Her Flag, a nationwide art and travel project that celebrates women winning the right to vote and recognizes the 72-year …

Elisabet Ney museum

We all have an artist inside that lives to break boundaries and redefine the rules of society. Adhering to this calling is precisely what Elisabet Ney did. Ney was a sculptor who constantly challenged her role as a woman. As an artist in the 19th and early 20th centuries, her viewpoints were revolutionary. Although Ney …

Direct Link Between Women, Murals, and Positive Community Change

The first murals were in caves. The first paints were pigments from the earth. Early humans painted pictures of animals, hunts and illustrated the community experience of dancing around fires. They documented what happened while also capturing dreams for the future. Their wall arts were their stories, a practice today’s murals carry on thousands of …

Made by Her on Hulu

Did you know that despite women making up 51 percent of the American population, fewer than eight percent of statues in the United States are amazing females? Frustrated by this statistic, the streaming service Hulu has embarked on a new public art project with visual artist Saya Woolfalk. Titled Made By Her: Monuments, the effort …

We the People Teaches Kids About U.S. Government and Civics

Songs and visuals are powerful tools in learning. That’s why it comes as no surprise that the classic animated series “Schoolhouse Rock!” has gotten a reboot with the 10-episode Netflix series “We the People.” Like its predecessor, “We the People” caters to kids and their families and encourages learning about the U.S. government and civics. …

Actor Ella Mika

For Ella Mika, acting started as an evening family pastime. She and her family would take turns impersonating celebrities, influencers, and everyday people from their lives, with one member acting and others having to guess the impersonation. Mika’s father had acted professionally back in his native country, Armenia, before the family immigrated to the United …

Can Media Consumption Shift Teens From Mental Hell to Mental Health?

The average American teen is spending eight hours each day consuming digital content. Of course, that’s discounting screen time for school and homework. With documentaries like The Social Dilemma overtly calling out the dark side of all-access technology, the correlation between excessive screen time and increased teen anxiety, depression, and cyber-bullying isn’t surprising. We know …

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