Love, Inspiration, Transformation & Social Equity

This week:

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Pattern Interrupt!
I Love You Hooman
This vid will touch your heart!
https://youtu.be/VomYt89dp70

 

Once a homeless teen dad, CSUSM honors graduate uses his story to inspire others:
Commencement speaker Stephen “Vee” Vandereb plans to teach sociology, helping students overcome the challenges of their past…
https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/communities/north-county/story/2019-05-16/once-a-homeless-teen-dad-csusm-honors-graduate-uses-his-story-to-inspire-others

‘It’s a miracle’: Helsinki’s Radical Solution to Homelessness:

As in many countries, homelessness in Finland had long been tackled using a staircase model: you were supposed to move through different stages of temporary accommodation as you got your life back on track, with an apartment as the ultimate reward.

“We decided to make the housing unconditional,” says Kaakinen. “To say, look, you don’t need to solve your problems before you get a home. Instead, a home should be the secure foundation that makes it easier to solve your problems.”
https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/jun/03/its-a-miracle-helsinkis-radical-solution-to-homelessness?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

 

Does Your Education Level Affect Your Health?
Some clever studies have teased out causal effects by taking advantage of natural experiments.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/03/upshot/education-impact-health-longevity.html

 

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Public libraries are not just about books. At their heart, they are about social equity!
Bad libraries build collections, good libraries build services, great libraries build communities
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/10/public-libraries-are-not-just-about-books-at-their-heart-they-are-about-social-equity?fbclid=IwAR3WLkd-u4J4CsyjFJLTwcVCHHC8Fkl5diL3kpLXbTtJlwgQ7o4uWn7Tbtg

 

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Thanks this week go to Bob C, Brenda H, Sean D and everyone making our world better!
Please pay it forward
Love,
Neville

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