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Global Citizens: Fostering Empathy in the Next Generation

For more than six months now, a small group of Little Ripples Expert Teacher Advisors (ETAs) has been working hard to answer two important questions, “How do we connect our children here with the refugee children of Little Ripples?” and “How do we use that connection to foster empathy and create the next generation of global citizens working for peace?” Little Ripples is an
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Little Ripples is awarded a Dining for Women grant!

We are thrilled to announce that Little Ripples has been awarded a Dining for Women (DFW) grant to support Leadership and Human Rights training for the teachers, teacher salaries, and peer-to-peer training. Little Ripples and our teacher training program will be highlighted during DFW’s December 2016 meeting where more than 300 chapters around the country will gather, break bread, and learn about the situation in
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Overcoming Trauma Through Mindfulness

This post was published in partnership with BellyBuds. For a limited time, all CD’S are 50% off and 50% of all profits will go to Little Ripples. Shop to expand our mindfulness program today! Little Ripples incorporates three simple pillars into curriculum and everyday classroom engagement: peace, sharing, and helping. When iACT first set out to offer a skeleton curriculum that incorporated the best
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Today We Honor the Teachers

Today is World Teacher Day. The day we honor those who encouraged us to be better individuals, community members, and global citizens by showing us how to explore the world around us. How to ask questions and problem solve. How to take risks when needed and be safe when it was dangerous. Teachers do not just teach route curriculum, they are caring, innovative people
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A HAPPY CHANGE

This post is originally posted by our partner, BellyBuds, here. Rakiya is a mother and has been living in the Goz Amer refugee camp in eastern Chad for over 11 years. She and her two children are unable to return to their village in Darfur, Sudan due to the ongoing violence and insecurity there. Warm, welcoming and happy to offer a cup of tea or
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