Monthly Archives: September 2011

Is Judging a Crime Against Humanity?

September 30, 2011 at 9:48 pm, by

 Sometimes, if you hear things and you’re pushed you become what people see you as; negative thoughts become a negative reality. Appearances are everything–particularly when it comes to enjoying a life without struggle. It has been my experience that people judge others mostly on their financial and social status. If they don’t know a [...]

Understanding What We See, by LT

September 30, 2011 at 12:19 am, by

Crimes Against Humanity is a course that not only goes into the historical aspect of culture, but it also sheds light on what can be done for future societies. It is as if we are looking at problems to figure … Continue reading

Humane Education by Zoe Weil

September 29, 2011 at 1:46 pm, by

Zoe Weil, President of the Institute for Humane Education, presents a compelling and compassionate vision for education. I hope and believe that GCE will be one of the many educational enterprises that shepherd this vision into reality. Please watch …

Humane Education by Zoe Weil

September 29, 2011 at 8:46 am, by

Zoe Weil, President of the Institute for Humane Education, presents a compelling and compassionate vision for education. I hope and believe that GCE will be one of the many educational enterprises that shepherd this vision into reality. Please watch her TED talk to learn more. Thank you

Uprooted Sonnet for Wangari, by Carlos Pittella-Leite

September 27, 2011 at 4:46 am, by

Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement, passed away yesterday, but what did not pass away were the 40 million trees in Africa rooted on her inspiration. Since I first opened her Unbowed Autobiography, I wanted to meet Dr. Wangari. Unbelievably, somehow she “met” me first, on one of the happiest humblings of my [...]

Uprooted Sonnet for Wangari

September 26, 2011 at 11:46 pm, by

Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement, passed away yesterday, but what did not pass away were the 40 million trees in Africa rooted on her inspiration. Since I first opened her Unbowed Autobiography, I wanted to meet Dr. Wangari. Unbelievably, somehow she “met” me first, on one of the happiest humblings of my Read More…

Why do I attend GCE? (by HP)

September 24, 2011 at 8:56 pm, by

Running_With_the_Bulls1 Above is a powerpoint I made, click to download. Why do I attend GCE? I get asked that a lot after telling people that I went to school in a basement with fifteen other kids last year. It’s often really hard to explain as you really have to spend a week here to really [...]

The Look of a Neighborhood, by EP

September 23, 2011 at 9:02 pm, by

Pilsen View more presentations from epatlan. The people who control the look of a neighborhood and the messages that are conveyed are the members of the community. Although higher powers can attempt to gentrify a neighborhood, ultimately the people who live there have the control. The members can either take the initiative to give an [...]

MIGRATING “Murals”

September 23, 2011 at 8:58 pm, by

This piece was about the murals in Pilsen. I am proud of this piece because the murals represent how the Pilsen neighborhood feels, their history and their opinions of how it should be. I learned that the murals/arts make the Pilsen neighborhood feel safe. MIGRATION “MURALS” on PhotoPeach Migration Safe Seguro Lift Conceive Sustain The [...]

Pilsen Field Experience

September 23, 2011 at 8:53 pm, by

The purpose of this piece was to demonstrate how the Pilsen neighborhood is a community that cares about each other. I’m proud of this peace because I felt honored to witness such caring people within a single community. I learned … Continue reading