Daraja Academy in Kenya

Daraja Academy is the first free all-girls secondary school in all of East Africa. In late Feburary 2009, 26 girls from Kenya were given a chance for a secondary education which would otherwise not be possible, given their current economic situation. The mission of the Daraja Academy is to cultivate a community of individuals with …

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Friend and former teaching colleague Lisa Doherty lives and teaches in Mianyang, Sichuan Province in China. On May 12th, she was in her apartment located on the Western Campus of Mianyang Teachers College, when the earthquake hit. This is her account of those first terrifying moments during and after the quake: “What? What’s that? Earthquake …

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On the Air

Listen to our archived Salon interview on WKCR-FM (look for the December 18 “Composed on the Tongue” broadcast down toward the bottom of the page & click on the speaker icon).

Center Stage

Read this oldie but a goodie review about Sunday Salon Chicago’s opening on Center Stage Chicago.

Support Girls Write Now!

From Salon hostess & Girls Write Now Mentor Caroline:Please join us for our signature event on Sunday, June 10th, 4-6 PM, at Barnes & Noble Astor Place in New York City!The grand culmination of the 2006-07 Girls Write Now season, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear the BEST teen writers in New …

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Farenheit 451.2

Ahh, another book banned by folks who don’t even bother to read it. If that pisses you off, please kindly read on & see what Salon alum Julie Polk & the banned author, Maureen Johnson, have to say about it. -c Dear One and All: On April 27th, my friend Maureen Johnson’s book THE BERMUDEZ …

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