Monthly Archives: March 2012

Pennies4Panzi Mystery Solved! Inspired PSU Altoona Student Behind Fund Raising Effort

For months now people have been asking me and Peter (co-founder and executive director of Panzi Foundation USA) if we knew about the P4P change jar by the cash register at a local King’s restaurant. No, we did not. But … Continue reading

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Check This Out! PSU Altoona Student Joshua Johnson Tap Dances His Way to a Scholarship!

He travels by bus every weekend from Penn State Altoona to NYC… where he tap dances to earn money for school. Joshua Johnson was here to tell Ellen his heartfelt and inspiring story, and to get a check that will certainly have him dancing for joy!

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Junk Mail and Weapons of Mass Destruction

I get an assortment of junk mail each week but today was a first – a 50-page gun catalog from a major Pennsylvania firearms dealer. At first I laughed, thinking this was some sort of a joke, but it was … Continue reading

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African Voices on Invisible Children, Kony 2012

There has been much coverage this week of the controversy surrounding Invisible Children’s video about the Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony and the plight of child soldiers. Here are 2 links to what some Africans (a missing voice) have … Continue reading

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What Is Social Justice?

What is social justice?  It “…is both a process and a goal. The goal of social justice is full and equal participation of all groups in a society that is mutually shaped to meet their needs.  Social justice includes a vision … Continue reading

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