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Sesame Street

Andy Angelo Press Club meets Sonia Manzano

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 12-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

This October, the Cook Library Center hosted a presentation by actress and author Sonia Manzano. One of the first Latina women on television, Manzano is best known for her role as Maria on the Sesame Street. Students from the Andy Angelo Press Club...

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Independence in the kitchen: Q&A with food writer, researcher Ali Benjamin

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-26-2012 under NONPROFITS

Ali Benjamin is a writer and documentarian working in the groove between sustainable food activism and anti-hunger advocacy.  Her 2011 book, The Cleaner Plate Club, provides practical recipes for parents seeking independence from prepackaged...

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Campaign raises over $57K for hungry, looks ahead to luncheon

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-22-2012 under NONPROFITS

By the time the last hiker had crossed the finish line at Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank’s Million Meal March Trail Hike on Sept. 29, the campaign had raised over $57,000 to fight hunger. Encouraged by the turnout, the Food Bank staff...

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