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Lincoln Students Raise Easter Seals Funds with Dancing

By Tom / July 31, 2008

Deb Carroll has had children dance in her second grade class, but it wasn’t until she took on a project in Landmark Education’s Self-Expression and Leadership program that she decided to enroll the whole school in dancing, and raising money for a good cause at the same time. The Chicago Daily Herald reports. Cha-cha-cha-ching! Wheaton […]


Be Heard, Be Visible

By Julia Taylor / July 29, 2008

‘Be Heard, Be Visible’ is the brainchild of artist, entrepreneur and web designer Melinda Taylor. During the Self-Expression and Leadership program of landmark education, Melinda Taylor became reacquainted with the childhood desire to sing. This led her to take voice lessons from friend and performance improvement specialist MaryBeth Smith. Truly hearing her voice during the […]


Jamaica Gleaner Writes about Step Up For Life

By Tom / July 23, 2008

MaryKay Mullally, a Jamaican born woman whose Self-Expression and Leadership Program of training women to run marathons and half-marathons led her to form the “Step Up For Life” organization, was recently interviewed by the Jamaica Gleaner, a leading Jamaican newspaper. Mullally talked about being honored by ABC News and Prevention Magazine as one of five […]


Cleaning up along the Chicago River

By Tom / July 22, 2008

Wayne Fetman decided to have his project in the Self-Expression and Leadership Program be about cleaning up. He had heard that Friends of the Chicago River was having its annual spring cleaning, the Chicago River Day, on May 10, and he decided to make sure his local community participated. In all, Fetman managed to get […]


Pass It On

By Julia Taylor / July 18, 2008

Chris Gardner wished to find a way to encourage random acts of kindness in the world. To this end, her project in Landmark Education’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program, “Pass It On,” involved creating acknowledgment cards for people to give away to thank others for their acts of generosity. The idea is for that person to […]


Classical Evening in South Beach

By Tom / July 16, 2008

Miami native Gustavo Briand had a musical idea in mind for his project in the Self-Expression and Leadership Program. He Created “An Evening with Music”, an evening of classical music held May 30 at 7:30 pm at the Standard Hotel in Miami Beach. The evening was a free concert featuring some of South Beach’s best […]