PR for People® Wants Student Writers!


PR for People® is actively seeking high school students to write Op-Ed articles about topics covering civil rights, civil disobedience and activism. These articles will be published in the April issue of PR for People “The Connector” Magazine and on the PR for People News portal.

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Latest Posts in Education

Libraries We Love

The key to understanding people begins with education. One way to learn about the world is by developing a love of books. Each month, we will profile a library that one of our whisperers told us about. Do you have a library that you love? Tell us about it. 

The Heart That Will Never Stop

A few summers ago, my daughter Sarah was bound for Denver. Sarah had committed to serve in the AmeriCorps’ City Year program. Before she left, I helped to pack up her car. She had a few meager belongings, mostly clothes and books. She had sold off almost everything else she had owned.  She was off to more than a grand adventure; this journey was meant to jumpstart her career as an educator. Moments before she left, I took a photo of her at Kerry Park, overlooking the city of Seattle. In the photo she is holding her City Year badge and beaming with pride.  She wanted to know if her passion for teaching was a passing fancy or her true heart’s desire. Soon she would find out.

Dreaming of Fashion?

Dreaming of Fashion?  On Location in Kenmore, Washington: It’s been well over a year now since Fashion Designer and Entrepreneur Monir Zandghoreishi joined her son-in-law Maurice Leary to expand Step-It-Up Camp. 

A Music Program Geared to the Stressed

Erick Ocampo Machado is the founder of Music With Vision, a program in Steamboat Springs, Colorado that helps any stressed school youngsters and young adults transfer their emotional anxieties to music. Erick’s idea that music can help the stressed all began in Nicaragua, where he was born during the famous contra war with the Sandinista-led government. 

The Energy Burden

Living in a vastly developed world means society tends to necessitate efficiency. Achieving efficiency comes at the expense of using incredible amounts of energy to support globalization and its processes. Saving the planet by buying a new Prius for your daily commute? Don’t forget that nickel and copper are mined, refined in factories, and put into the cars in Japan to be sent across the world in enormous cargo ships.