How the EYEJ curriculum is comprised – by the Curriculum Team

September 5, 2017 // EYEJ // No Comments // Posted in Blog
The EYEJ Curriculum Committee was formed with the understanding that through collaboration with the EYEJ staff, the EYEJ Social Justice and the Impact Committees, the Curriculum Committee would facilitate the […]

Tweet-Up With Us re: #SocialJusticeCLE by Laura Ciocia

August 16, 2017 // EYEJ // No Comments // Posted in Blog
On Thursday August 24th, EYEJ and Case Western Reserve University Social Justice Institute will lead a discussion with 32 CWRU students as part of CWRU Connects First-Year Student Service Day.  The […]

Common Ground CLE: Continuing the Discussion by Mai Moore

August 11, 2017 // Mai Moore // No Comments // Posted in Blog
On Sunday, July 30, EYEJ partnered with The Cleveland Foundation and 42 other host organizations bringing together over 1,500 Clevelanders to “meet, share a meal, connect and discuss what we can do […]

A story of friendship and police encounters by Pam Turos and Darlene English

August 4, 2017 // EYEJ // No Comments // Posted in Blog
Excerpts from Pam & Darlene, originally published by WISH Cleveland When I was 16, I got my first speeding ticket about half a mile from my house. The police approached my […]

Compassion Fatigue: Is Caring Too Much a Bad Thing? by LaShon Sawyer

July 28, 2017 // EYEJ // No Comments // Posted in Blog
Are you the ‘go-to person’ for your family and friends?  Are you responsible for caring for younger family members or aging adults? Do these responsibilities leave you feeling drained, exhausted, […]

Who’s Got the Power? – by Peter Daly

July 16, 2017 // EYEJ // 1 Comments // Posted in Blog
During my second month volunteering for Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice (EYEJ) I was assigned to be the Discussion Series Coordinator for the 8th-grade boys’ room at Anton Grdina. The classroom […]

Tips for Coping with Toxic Stress – by Rev. Brian Shields

It used to be said that “an idol mind is the devil’s workshop.”  This may have been true for past generations, but letting our minds rest may be the best […]

Mindfulness. It Matters. – by Robert Schenosky

As a longtime coach, mindfulness is not necessarily something that immediately comes to mind when working with middle school and high school student-athletes.  However, when in the classroom, we are […]

A Bridge – by Mai Moore

I am a Connector.   I have been doing more and more “connecting” over the past several years in all parts of my life including both personal and business…and interestingly over […]

Living the Work By Joseph Oteng

Living the Work By Joseph Oteng “There must exist a paradigm, a practical model for social change that includes an understanding of ways to transform consciousness that are linked to […]