What is the Electoral College and Why Is it Controversial?

A New Table Talk for Families: The Electoral College is an election topic that inspires confusion, controversy and conflict. Many people know that the Electoral College is part of the Presidential election process but may be unsure about its importance and how it works. In the early days of our country’s formation, deciding on the process for electing a U.S. President

Safeguarding the Right to Vote This National Voter Registration Day

September 22— National Voter Registration Day — is a nonpartisan civic holiday that celebrates the cornerstone of our democracy, the vote, by creating broad awareness of voter registration opportunities.  In addition to providing information about voter registration and other resources, the day is an appropriate occasion to underscore that the success of the American democratic experiment relies, at its core, on the rule

ADL Troubled by OMB Memorandum on Critical Race Theory Trainings

New York, NY, September 11, 2020 … ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) expressed grave concern over the recent announcement from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) addressed to the heads of all Executive Branch Departments and Agencies. The announcement said the Trump administration intends to end all trainings related to critical race theory or white privilege for federal agency

September Book of the Month: Your Name Is A Song

Bullying Awareness & Prevention/People, Identity & Culture AUTHOR: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow ILLUSTRATOR: Luisa Uribe AGE GROUP: 5-10 Frustrated by a day full of teachers and classmates mispronouncing her beautiful name, a little girl tells her mother she never wants to come back to school. In response, the girl’s mother teaches her about the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx and Middle Eastern names