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Links of the Week 22 May 2009

Now that school is out for summer :D I am slowly working my way back to blogging. This week’s links are light but still some good things to check out. Happy reading. -DNMP


Top Five

Running Start – Empowering Young Women to Dream Big

Running Start is a great organization that I volunteered with when I lived in DC. I like to get involved when I can which usually involves spreading the word about the organization and its programs.

The Meaning of Michelle Obama

Survey delves into high birth rate for young Latinas

Hip Chicas

This is a cute site for young girls. The focus is on Latinas but the five girls are in a band and they travel across the Americas. There is a focus on environment and other sustainable activities.

Swine Flu & Factory Farming
Blunt but to the point: There is no such thing as Mad Tofu Disease.

Politico
Biden Urges Pennsylvanians to Back Specter

En Español
Hipólito Mejía saluda el acuerdo entre Vargas Maldonado y Fernández

¿A quiénes favorece el pacto?

Business/Economy
Next in Line, But Don’t Say Nepotism
This article features a Spelman Alumna from my class. Go Class of 2005!

Oldies But Goodies
A Career in Community Organizing Becomes an Enviable Option

This article actually features a Morehouse Grad I know who has also studied in the DR. Cool guy…good article too.

Other
The Downside to Obamamania

Obama Chia pets and tattoos…no wonder more Americans are okay with socialism.

Boston Foundation report offers new data on nonprofit sector at a time of economic crisis

7 Habits of Highly Effective Twitterers
This is good for people who Tweet for business or networking purposes.

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