The Humanity Project

To create and implement innovative programs that teach children and adults how to use cooperation and social connection for individual development and grassroots community improvement

Facing A Hopeful Future

| January 27, 2012

Sometimes the people we meet give us realistic hope — and in this week’s blog we wanted to pass along a recent example of this. The students at South Plantation High School in Plantation, Florida are working with us on two major projects. We’ll be announcing those efforts to the public very soon. Stay tuned. For now, though, we can honestly tell you that we are finding the experience inspiring so far.

Stopping Violence In Schools

| January 19, 2012

Editor’s Note: This blog was written for the Humanity Project by Dr. Laura Finley, Vice President of the Humanity Project Board of Directors. Dr. Finley is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminology at Barry University: As a new Board Member for the Humanity Project, I wanted to offer a short piece on an area in which I have some expertise. That is the connection between dating and domestic violence and bullying.

Joining Team Humanity

| January 12, 2012

As the New Year begins, we proudly welcome a wonderful new member to the Humanity Project team. In December, Dr. Laura Finley was unanimously elected as a Vice President of our Board of Directors. Laura earned her Ph.D. in sociology and currently is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminology at Barry University. She is the author or co-author of ten books as well as many journal articles and book chapters. Her impressive resume includes active involvement at the local, state and federal levels to promote peace, justice and human rights.

Teaching Science To Youth

| January 6, 2012

(Editor’s Note: The Humanity Project has partnered with a respected nonprofit group in Egypt: the Egyptian Association for Educational Resources, or E-ERA. They are non-governmental and non-religious. Our partnership involves a blog-and-photo exchange to promote better understanding of the humanity we all share. This is E-ERA’s third blog about their work to help young people, an article written especially for the Humanity Project by Aliaa Elaghoury of E-ERA.)