United Nations Day


The United Nations was founded on October 24, 1945. It is an international organization made up of 51 countries that are committed to worldwide peace, social progress, and improving the living standards for those less fortunate. “Although best known for peacekeeping, peace building, conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance, there are many other ways the United Nations and […]

Diwali: The Hindu Festival Of Lights


Diwali is India’s most important holiday of the year. Join us in honoring this holiday by learning more about the traditions and the meaning behind Diwali. India is a very large country, several different variations of Diwali have developed over time, and it is celebrated differently depending on the region. Diwali is known as the festival of lights. […]

Carrie Brownstein

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In searching for inspiration on musician, writer, and actress Carrie Brownstein, I didn’t have to look far. She has participated in so many creative endeavors including Portlandia, the Riot Grrrl movement, Sleater-Kinney, NPR, Wild Flag, and so much more. I first became a fan of Carrie, as many of us have, through watching the quirky […]