Blog: June 2014

Service: A Definition for All Ages

June 19, 2014

My car has been in the shop all week. So I have been walking where I need to go—the market, exercise class—an unlikely activity for someone living in Los Angeles. This late afternoon I headed two miles to the beach. En route I passed a woman using a “litter picker,” an apparatus like an extended […]

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Service Learning Rock Stars at Travis Heights Elementary

June 10, 2014

Travis Heights Elementary has been growing service learning. With a dedicated principal—Lisa Robertson—and an adventurous staff, they are pushing the boundaries. Most significant: they understand that teaching and reaching children these days must extend beyond the classroom for the benefit of all. How has service learning grown at Travis Heights? They invest the time to […]

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