Great: a video from USAID's Feed the Future initiative and Matt Damon: The Important Role of Women in Feeding the World: "If we invest in tools, training, and tech for women farmers, we could see as much as a 30% increase in global food production. This means 150 million more people could have enough to eat each year."
Listening to: Florence + The Machine, Shake It Out, and Bon Iver, "With God on Our Side (Bob Dylan cover)"
Image: "“Freedom of Expression”. Lithograph, Adolfo Mexiac, done in 1968 for the Olympics held in Mexico City. Ten days prior to the festivities, over 300 student protestors were killed under the government of Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, in the Plaza de las Tres Culturas, known as the Tlatelolco Massacre." source.
Love NUSL: Northeastern program will aid entrepreneurs on legal issues: "With a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce she is setting up a program at the Northeastern University School of Law that will provide free legal advice to small businesses while giving law students hands-on experience. The focus is on low-income and other underserved entrepreneurs, such immigrants who are in the startup phase or early years of their business." I know this has been a long time in the works, and I'm so excited for NUSL students and the clients they will be working with.
NYTimes: Crossing Over, and Over: "Migrant shelters along the Mexican border are filled with seasoned crossers: older men and women, often deportees, braving ever-greater risks to get back to their families in the United States — the country they consider home."