How do we recognize need?

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Breaker Boys 1910

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Image

Overview

In 1908, the National Child Labor Committee was campaigning to put the nation's 2 million youth workers back in school when the group hired photographer, Lewis Hine. Hine traveled across…

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The Lunch Date

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Video

Overview

This Oscar-winning short film from 1989 tells the story of a wealthy white woman whose goal is to catch a train. The story is simple and done with very little…

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Home Funeral

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Image

Overview

One of a series of photographs taken by American environmental portrait photographer, Shelby Lee Adams, to reveal and commemorate Appalachian family life, “Home Funeral” depicts the funeral of Esther Renee…

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What Men Live By

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Reading

Overview

Leo Tolstoy is best known as a novelist of love and historical themes. Toward the end of his life however, after experiencing a religious crisis, he wrote a number of…

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AmeriCorps Members - Why Do We Serve?

Summary

When we reconvened after the opening exercise, I asked members to share their personal reflections, if they so desired. The first question that really guided the discussion was, "What do…