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Antioch University Offering Scholarships for Non-Profit MA

Antioch University Offering Scholarships for Non-Profit MA

If you are interested in the idea of non-profit management, there are some exciting new scholarship opportunities that are available for anyone who is considering a career in the nonprofit sector. Through the recent generosity of donors, Antioch University has several scholarships for MA in Nonprofit Management applicants. There is a $27,000 Presidential Scholarship in Nonprofit Management [...]

Awards Open for Teacher and Employee of the Year @ CCUSD

Awards Open for Teacher and Employee of the Year @ CCUSD

CCUSD and CCEF have a new way of celebrating our incredible CCUSD team. This year, each school site will have its own Teacher and Classified Employee of the year! In collaboration with the Culver City Education Foundation, CCUSD has revised our annual teacher/classified employee of the year process with the goal of celebrating and recognizing more members of our incredible CCUSD team. Each [...]

MCLM to Celebrate Langston Hughes

MCLM to Celebrate Langston Hughes

Sharif Atkins, star of the TV Series White Collar, will host an hour long tribute to the poet Langston Hughes, including a reading of his celebrated work "Thank You, Ma'm,"  on January 31, at 4 pm at the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum. Langston Hughes  was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary [...]

Wormhole Now Open at Honor Fraiser

Wormhole Now Open at Honor Fraiser

Want to do some time travel? Find a wormhole. That's the tunnel in the space-time continuum that connects two disparate points — and a plot device for countless works of science fiction from "Star Trek" to "Contact" to "Interstellar." It's also the inspiration for a new work of sculpture by Los Angeles artist Glenn Kaino. He's crafted an artistic rendering of one of these space-time portals — [...]

CCEF Thanks Donors for Supporting CCUSD on #GivingTuesday

CCEF Thanks Donors for Supporting CCUSD on #GivingTuesday

The American stock market did well last year, but the smartest (and most generous) investors we know are the many people and businesses in our community who used their money to invest in our Culver City students. Over $30,000 was contributed to the Culver City Education Foundation (CCEF) during our #GivingTuesday/end of the year campaign, and we are deeply grateful for this notable [...]

The Alchemy of Recycling (for Beginners) – T.S. Owen

The Alchemy of Recycling (for Beginners)  – T.S. Owen

On the day I finally collected all my recycling in boxes and bags and took it to the recycle station behind the Ralph’s at Raintree, I learned a lot. It was around 3:30 on a Tuesday, and as I drove in, I saw there was a mini crowd. I parked, hefted my bags and box and got in the end of the line. Clearly all present knew way more about recycling than I did. So I watched as one woman anywhere [...]

El Rincon’s Kindness Tree Needs Community for Fruits and Branches

El Rincon’s Kindness Tree Needs Community for Fruits and Branches

This year, for the second time, the school will participate in Random Acts of Kindness Week with school-wide activities to celebrate the week. All students will be encouraged to conduct Random Acts of Kindness at home, in the community and at school. Additionally, the students will be creating Valenkind Cards, which will be delivered to senior citizens in the community (including residents at [...]

BCR Calls for Volunteers to Clean Up Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

BCR Calls for Volunteers to Clean Up Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

Ready to make the world a better place? From 9 to noon this Saturday, January 24, Ballona Creek Renaissance volunteers will be participating in a Los Angeles Audubon-led restoration activity in Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook State Park, 6300 Hetzler Road, Culver City, CA 90232. Open to middle school, high school, and adult volunteers. Enter Hetzler Road from Jefferson Boulevard in east Culver [...]

Just a Thought – Talking About Rape

Just a Thought – Talking About Rape

After the story of the 2013 rape on the high school campus came out yesterday, it’s been everywhere. While this is bad news, this is good news. Rape has been all over the news for much of last year – Woody Allen accused of raping his stepdaughter Dylan Farrow, the charges against Bill Cosby regarding decades of drugging women and then raping them, even the Rolling Stone’s story of campus [...]

Lin Howe Sailing to Success – LeShon Rayford

Lin Howe Sailing to Success – LeShon Rayford

Sailing requires the courage to Explore, Dream and Discover. The students of Linwood E. Howe Elementary School are doing just that! As the strong winds propel their ship to move forward, the Vikings are adjusting their sails, leaving the harbor and navigating toward a new destination … The Linwood E. Howe Sailing to Success College and Career Program. “The program is designed to expose and [...]

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