Being able to share and express your voice is a pretty epically essential part of being empowered. Recognizing this, the NY Writers Coalition, a Brooklyn-based community writing organization, has provided 7,000 New Yorkers who are typically without access to educational initiatives, such as the incarcerated, homeless, have disabilities and at-risk youths, with the opportunity to take a variety of writing workshops for free. To keep these good deeds going, they’re having a fundraiser called 10 Days of NYWC from October 22 through 31.(more…)
Now through July 1: party like these guys. Photo courtesy of LA Times.
The 2012 Euro Cup kicked off yesterday and runs through July 1. That means almost a full month of socially-acceptable day-drinking, hooligan antics, affecting accents, making sweeping generalizations about the essence of entire nations, superficially rooting for the team with the cutest players and impressing your friends with your new knowledge of European microbrews. During the group stage, through June 19, games air at noon and 2:45 daily. No (day) job? No problem! We compiled a list of where to get deals while you watch. (more…)