Cook County Schools ISD 166 is going to voters for approval of a property tax increase to help support and sustain the district’s operations. A small part of what the levy would preserve is money designated for early childhood education: education for kids before kindergarten and support for their families.
In 1933, Cook County was just another area of the United States struggling with the Great Depression. But a program begun by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt called the Civilian Conservation Corps offered hope for the future of both Cook County and area young men. In this episode, former CCC enrollees and construction foremen recall their experience working in Cook County’s CCC camps. This piece is part of WTIP’s ongoing series on the legacy of CCC in Cook County.
Many of us struggle with the internal critical voices that judge, demand perfection and generally make us miserable. It is possible to tame the voices with persistent and gentle work.
Is it naive to believe in the inherent goodness of humans?
The book Leadership Presence by Halpern and Lubar takes lessons from acting to help us cultivate an authentic and powerful presence.
Working the intentions can be quite powerful when combined with action. A few tips.
Sport psychologist, Gary Mack, shares the key ingredients in the mental game of professional sports. These lessons can be applied to every day life.
In our culture we tend to focus on "stuff" and miss the beauty of the spaces. And forget it is not so much about what you do, but how you do it.