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Morgan State University Office of Community Service (Organization - Volunteer)

"The office of Community Service was created in November 1993 to develop and implement dynamic community service programs that boldly address the educational, social, cultural, and recreational needs...

All Ages

http://www.morgan.edu/Campus_Life/Community_Service.html

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Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls (Ballantine Reader's Circle) -- by Mary Pipher (Author) (Book - Parent)

"...Reviving Ophelia is a call to arms from Dr. Mary Pipher, a psychologist who has worked with teenagers for more than a decade. She finds that in spite of the women's movement, which has empowered...

Ages 13 years - 18 years.

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Cartographies of Diaspora : Contesting Identities (Gender, Racism, Ethnicity Series) -- by Avtar Brah (Author) (Book)

"Culture, politics, subjectivity and identity are highly contested in contemporary debates. Cartographies of Diaspora throws light on these debates by exploring the intersections of 'race', gender,...

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Age groups: Adolescence (13-21), Adulthood (22+)

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Other People's Kids: Social Expectations and American Adults' Involvement with Children and Adolescents -- by Peter Scales (Author) (Book)

A critical issue for healthy development is to create an expectation or norm in the culture that adults have a social responsibility to contribute to young people's healthy development?not only for...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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No Free Ride: From the Mean Streets to the Mainstream -- by Kweisi Mfume, Ron Stodghill (Authors) (Book)

The story of Kweisi Mfume is a classic American saga. Uprooted from the rural tranquility of Turners Station and thrust upon the gritty streets of West Baltimore, the child born Frizzell Gray seemed...

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Age groups: Adolescence (13-21), Adulthood (22+)

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Cora Wilson Stewart: Crusader Against Illiteracy -- by Willie Nelms (Author) (Book)

"This is the first published biography of Cora Wilson Stewart, the most widely known authority on adult illiteracy in America during the first third of the twentieth century. Long before it became...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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What Do You Mean I Have a Learning Disability? -- by Kathleen Dwyer (Author) (Book - Child)

Grade 3-6-- A pictorial essay about a boy who feels that he is "dumb" because he is unable to do the things his older brothers do, especially in school. Jimmy, 10, has one friend and a cat with whom...

Ages 8 years - 14 years.

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We Can't Teach What We Don't Know: White Teachers and the Transformative Vision -- by Gary Howard (Author) (Book)

"With lively stories and compelling analysis, Gary Howard takes his readers on a journey of personal and professional transformation. From his 25 years of experience as a multicultural educator, he...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations about Race -- by Beverly Tatum (Author) (Book)

"Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black youth seated together in the cafeteria. What is going on here? Is this self-segregation a problem we should try to fix. or a coping...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+), Adolescence (13-21), School Age (6-12)

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Forest Hills Diary: The Crisis of Low-Income Housing -- by Mario Cuomo (Author) (Book)

No professional review available

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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