Book Highlight Part 5
Newsletter , Uncategorized / June 23, 2014

Now for the fifth installment of our seven part series on the 2013 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Ceremony. Below you will find the introduction given by Tracy Randolph for Marching to the Mountaintop by Ann Bausum. Marching to the Mountaintop by Ann Bausum thoroughly explains the relationship between the Sanitation Workers Strike of 1968 in Memphis and Dr. Martin Luther King’s Poor People’s Campaign. Her impressive narrative is enhanced with dozens of striking photographs from these two events and chronicles Dr. King’s final push for justice and equality for all people. Tracy Randolph, Jane Addams Book Awards Committee Member Middle School Sponsor Seventh grade Humanities teacher English teacher Kindness rocks

JAPA supports iPhone workers
Newsletter , Uncategorized / June 11, 2014

JAPA as a socially responsible investor has joined with over 80 other environmental and human rights organizations and financial institutions in a letter to Apple VP Lisa Jackson. We urge her to live up to her legacy as US EPA Administrator and protect iPhone workers from hazardous chemicals. Read the letter here:http://www.greenamerica.org/bad-apple/letter-to-lisa-jackson.cfm To send your own message to Apple executives, use our new mock app: Want to end smartphone sweatshops? Here’s the App for that! www.greenamerica.org/bad-apple/app.cfm