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Doing good for marine wildlife leads to doing good for everyone

One year ago on Earth Day, Seal Life Response + Rehab + Research (SR3) first opened its doors after years of planning and fundraising and advocacy. 

 

Libraries We Love: The Breakers Part II

Youngest daughter Gladys Vanderbilt, who grew up to marry a Hungarian count and eventually inherited The Breakers, recalled that both of her parents were considered “shockingly lax” when it came to their children’s reading choices. 


Libraries We Love: The Breakers

 A seaside cottage would hardly be the first place most people would think of when asked where one might find what is arguably the most opulent library in America. But if that “cottage” were built during the height of the Gilded Age by one of America’s 19th Century titans of industry, then it should come as less of a surprise. For the ultra-rich in the late 1800s, it was a time when one-upmanship ran rampant, no expense was spared, and the phrase conspicuous consumption was coined.


Dominican-born artist Rose Deler Reframes her Outlook

In New York City's Jumel Terrace Historic District, Dominican-born artist Rose Deler reframes her outlook. Deler says that it’s that feeling of connection and looking out for one another that provides the neighborhood with peace of mind. 


Jam Club Makes a Special Kind of Music

When Elisa Lewis began the Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra, it was to give young musicians a chance to perform repertoire written for orchestras and smaller ensembles. Although her college degree was in recreational therapy, she had thoroughly enjoyed playing a musical instrument throughout her school-age years, and she wanted to provide the next generation of students with the same opportunity. 


Yarn, chain link and community connection

When you hear about public art, it’s usually the monumental kind that attracts attention, like Mount Rushmore or the Statue of Liberty. The backdrops for these works might be bustling cities or magnificent landscapes, but public art, historically, has not found its way into the suburbs. It’s rarely a feature in shopping plazas or residential neighborhoods.


Foreign Policy Experts - A Roundup

We asked some foreign policy experts around the country what they’d like to see the State Department prioritize in order to Build Back Better on a global scale. Here’s what they had to say...


Building Back Better – State Department

This will be the final installment of our year-long series on the function of a Cabinet in the executive branch of the United States government, and more particularly, how the State Department is tackling Joe Biden’s promise to Build Back Better.


Build Back Better – U.S. Department of Agriculture

Barbara Lloyd McMichael’s monthly column examines the impact of the Biden Administration’s Building Back Better initiative.  This month she focuses on the Department of Agriculture. The U.S. is still one of the world’s largest producers of food, and it is the top food-exporting nation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has played an important role in that success.

 


Building Back Better: the U.S. Department of Energy

Barbara Lloyd McMichael’s monthly column examines the impact of the Biden Administration’s Building Back Better initiative.