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Response to a family left homeless by a fire

I live in a pretty good town. Three families recently lost their apartment in a fire, and the second grade teacher of one of the kids asked for help on a local parents’ group list. There was a huge wave … finish reading Response to a family left homeless by a fire

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Recovering from domestic violence – with community help

This last month I’ve watched, from a distance, a little bit of what happens when women face domestic violence. Julie from Tangobaby has been blogging about her friendship with K. and her family, a friendship which started back in April. … finish reading Recovering from domestic violence – with community help

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Being involved in local government

Here’s my town’s new General Plan. I just got this email from a community member, with a list of the committee meetings! I have not done much in the last year and a half, because of health issues, stopped going … finish reading Being involved in local government

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Did someone say the R word at a school board meeting?

The rounds of meetings for the school district’s NCLB plan have been very interesting. This meeting had a fairly low bullshit level and the speakers were persuasive. Around 25 parents and teachers were there. Some background: Last year several more … finish reading Did someone say the R word at a school board meeting?

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