Friday, March 28, 2008
Friday, March 21, 2008
“CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS”
Simi Valley Rebuilding Day
What is it? We will work on 4 - 6 homes in Simi Valley, repairing steps and handrails, cleaning windows, painting, installing grab bars, doing yard work, hauling away trash, and so much more! We will have lots of work for all of our regular (unskilled) volunteers as well as professional laborers.
Where and when is it?
Date: May 3rd, Saturday
Time: Registration opens at 7:30 AM, Work starts at 8:00 AM
Place: Exact addresses not known. Will be in Simi Valley. (We will send exact locations and directions as soon as they are determined).
Breakfast will be there for you.
LUNCH WILL BE FROM IN AND OUT BURGER
Afternoon snacks will be provided also.
Lots of bottled water.
AND T-SHIRTS FOR ALL VOLUNTEERS
If you bring any of your own tools (e.g., gardening tools, etc.) be sure to mark them well with your name. We will provide ladders, tools, paint, and everything else you will need.
1. Let us know if you have any specific skills.
2. Let us know what kind of work you like to do (i.e. paint, landscape, clean-up, etc.).
3. If you want to work on the same house as a family member or friend, let us know.
Anyone college basketball tournament averse (or just plain old oblivious or not interested) and who may have a guilty obsession with celebrity fashion faux pas, this link is for you! These outfits give madness a whole new meaning. Now you don’t have to feel left out of all the bracket fun!
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Thursday, March 6, 2008
Sadly, it’s easy to take for granted all that has been achieved in the name of women’s rights, especially in the United States where things aren’t anywhere near as bad as they still are in many other regions of the world (e.g., dangerous, life-threatening female genital cutting is still practiced in the name of tradition in some regions of the world). We can’t forget that our fellow women come from all countries, all walks of life, and many of them do not yet enjoy the rights, opportunities, or protections against maltreatment that we do; and we can’t forget that, even though we may have made great strides in the United States, we still have obstacles to overcome here as well, like the “glass ceiling” in the workplace. In short, our work is not done, sisters!
Additional info on events and actions can be found via the following links: