Archive for March, 2012

I came across this website that might be able to assist you, Sky’s the Limit is a not-for profit organization that provides portable computers to the youth who need & deserve them find out more info please click on  link

http://www.stlonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/STL_Individual_computer_application_form_2012.pdf

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A collaboration between the University of Toronto Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE U of T) and the Engineering Student Outreach Office at the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, ENGage is a unique program for motivated students in grades 5 to 8 who have an interest in science and engineering.

This unique program provides students with the opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in innovative ways. It aims to highlight black role models, develop STEM literacy and promote academic and social growth and development for black youth.

ENGage runs for 2 weeks in the month of August (August 6-10 and August 13-17). 

For more information please click on provided link 

http://outreach.engineering.utoronto.ca/preuniversityprograms/ENGage/ApplyForENGage.htm

“Our deepest fear is no…

Posted: March 26, 2012 in Uncategorized

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”Marianne Williamson

 

Such a powerful quote that should be posted on the wall of every child, especially on the walls of  little black boys.

I came across this video, this lady is quite insightful! Let me know what you think?

While thinking of ways to help stop the gun violence  is plaguing our community I came across a non-profit organization called Umove, formed in 2001 by a group of mothers who each lost a child to a senseless act of violence. Umove has expanded to include everyone who is committed to preventing violence so that other mothers never have to go through the horrifying experience of losing a child. To find out more information about this group and ways in which you could assist them please click on the provided link.

http://www.facebook.com/UMOVEto?sk=info

Gun violence is a major issue in our city as well as the states. Samuel L Jackson addresses this concern and answers the question , where do we place the blame? How do we get to the root of the problem? Samuel answer is loud and clear, blame needs to be on the person for not being strong enough to put down the gun and break the cycle. Do you agree or disagree?

Will Smith on The Trayvon Martin Case

Will makes a good point, it makes no sense that man that kills Trayvon is still walking free while a women is arrested minutes after she threw flour on Kim Kardashian. Where is the Justice for Trayvon? And why is it taking so long?