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Yaich Brings Respect Through Running

By Julia Taylor / December 30, 2008

Melissa Yaich has developed a new program to help young girls achieve self respect through running and physical fitness. Working through the national Girls on the Run nonprofit organization, Yaich and Geogie Koch developed a 12 week training program culminating in a 5 kilometre run. The Mountain Mail of Salida, Colorado wrote a story about […]

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Yoga Day Benefits City of Joy

By Julia Taylor / December 27, 2008

Allison Osborn’s Landmark Self Expression and Leadership Program project aimed to aid women in the Congo, many of whom have been the rargets of violence during Congo’s long running civil war. To do this, Osborn raised money for City of Joy, a refugee center that provides shelter and services to these women. The fundraiser took […]

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Sather Forms Madison Lights Out

By Dave Jacoby / December 22, 2008

This December marks the first month of the new Madison Lights Out (MLO) energy conservation and awareness campaign, which asks residents of Madison Wisconsin to cut back on their energy consumption. The campaign, started by Jennifer Sather in her Landmark Education SELP program, was the subject of an article in the Madison Times. Here is […]

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Leading Light Combats Social Anxiety Disorder

By Julia Taylor / December 18, 2008

On November 22, Steve Light held the first event for , a non-profit organization designed to educate and aid people with social anxiety disorder. The event, which was Light’s project in the Landmark Education self-expression and leadership programme, took place over the course of a full day at the Westminster Academy in London. It was […]

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Saving Our Girls: Mentoring Program Aids Chicago Teens

By Dave Jacoby / December 16, 2008

The Chicago Defender recently ran a piece about the landmark SELP project of April Preyar, which is designed to impact the lives of female African American teenagers in Chicago through a “Li’l S.I.S.” mentoring Expo event being held in December. Here’s how it appeared. Saving Our Girls Cheryl Burton, ABC 7 Chicago newscaster, and Bionce […]

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Stachler Raises Funds For College Scholarships for Cerebral Palsy Students

By Dave Jacoby / December 15, 2008

Lisa Stachler’s project in the Landmark Education SELP program was a benefit to raise money for college scholarships for those afflicted with cerebral palsy. The Benefit, named “Oh the Places You’ll Go,” took place on Sunday, November 2 at Cafe Live in Philadelphia, and featured top-end entertainment, as well as a mention in Philadelphia Weekly. […]