Archive for July, 2015

Mississippi Djembe

NJFC signed up several young children for a six week Djembe 101 Drum Workshop (Summer 2015) where children learn: The names of all the members of the djembe family The history and culture of the Mali people How to choose a djembe Care, mintenance, and feeding your drum The three basic notes of the djembe […]

Mileston Co-Op Site Visit!

NJFC Scholars of Peace from Mali to Mississippi Action Research Project on Black Farmers will give young people (students) an opportunity to visit the Mileston Co-Op on,   Thursday, July 23, 2015.  Our Scholars have been reading articles around the history of farming in the Mileston, MS community; along with developing questions when they begin to […]

School House Rights ROCK!

The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi) announces that Schoolhouse Rights Rock is a FREE back-to-school event for middle and high school students, their parents and advocates.  The workshops will teach about restraint and seclusion in schools, encounters with law enforcement, schoolhouse rights and LGBTQ rights.  There will be music, food and entertainment following […]

Would You Like Tougaloo COllege Students to Perform Community Service within your Organization?

Greetings from the Student Academic Success Center (SASC), All community and service organizations are invited to attend the 2015 Community Service Partnership Development Conference, on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 on the campus of Tougaloo College. It is Tougaloo desire that through this conference we can discover and confirm best practices in promoting civic engagement and […]

July 23rd at 10 a.m. EDT — Live-Streaming the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the ADA

On July 23, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Eastern Time), the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Access Board will present “A Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act” available as a live stream broadcast on ADA.gov. Speakers will include Attorney General […]