Welcome to the Cipher of the Master Teachers, where we exercise Knowledge, Wisdom and Understanding… Speaking Life into our communities world wide and Hip-Hop Culture!!! Now Available on #Anchor #ApplePodcasts #iTunes #GooglePodcasts #Spotify #Breaker #Castbox #Overcast #Pocketcasts #RadioPublic #Stitcher Episode 1: #HelloWorld!!! This first episode … Continue reading Welcome to the Cipher of the Master Teachers Podcast Series!!!
Arts Education Cuts: Lack of Funding or Lack of Faith? By: David Ginsburg on April 30, 2014 In NCLB: No Chance for Latinos and Blacks, I wrote about responses to test score pressure that have been a disservice to children. One of those responses, … Continue reading Making the Case for Arts Education
Rites Of Passage In Adolescence Delaney, C.H. (1995, Winter). Rites of Passage in Adolescence.Adolescence, pp. 892-898. Summary (Download Rites of Passage overview as a PDF) Society has always recognized the transition from childhood to adulthood. These “rites of passage” are universal to the experience of … Continue reading Rites Of Passage In Adolescence
On Saturday, January 16, 2016, The Elements of Culture Performance Lecture Series hosted special guest Performance Lecturer TheSYMBOL at The Bronx Music Heritage Center. His performance lecture – Hip Hop and the Politics of Identity and Representation: If Hip Hop is a Legitimate Culture Who Is a part of the Culture? explores the larger Universal Elements of Cultural formation and how the birth of Hip Hop Culture in the Bronx responded to them and in turn, how popular culture responded to Hip Hop Culture. Check out the lecture by clicking on the link below and enjoy!!!
This fall, the Phoenix Queens of the Nation joins other NYC women’s organization’s for the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s city-wide Reproductive Justice Intiative which is designed to address and educate women and families living in NYC communities about their reproductive rights and access to services and information.
One aspect of this intiative is getting the word out about the benefits of using the IUD as a form of effective birth control. The IUD is a highly effective, low maintenance birth control option. It is a small, T-shaped birth control device that a health care provider inserts into a woman’s uterus. There are two-types – one contains hormones – and lasts for up to 5 years and the other does not contain hormones and lasts for up to ten years.
For more information, please visit: http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/living/maybe-the-iud.shtml
Take Action and join the #MaybeTheIUD Campaign
Community members are being encourage to take action and get involved in this important community health initiative. Some ways that people can get involved are:
- Organize a tabling or workshop with free promotional items.
- Contact Latasha at email@example.com and get a free swag bag.
- Take photos of the ads in the subway/bus shelters or of your organization using campaign materials and post on social media with #MaybeTheIUD
- Interested in materials in Spanish? English and Spanish campaign materials are available by calling 311.
- Thought of something we didn’t? Want to get creative in other ways? We’d love to hear about it. Contact Alexis Santos-Vimos for any questions or to share ideas: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on how to join the Phoenix Queens of the Nation and how you can get involved and participate in this and other community programs and initiatives please contact: Zulu Queen Benu Ma’at @ email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org