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Pets and bets aids animals

By Dave Jacoby / April 29, 2009

The Michigan newspaper Hometown Life featured James Labadie’s Self Expression and Leadership program in a recent article. Labadie’s project involves raising money for no-kill animal shelters, using Texas-Hold em’ poker and other events and a raffle at a day long extravaganza on Saturday, April 25. Details are in the article below. Play poker, walk, bowl […]


Yoga for All

By Dave Jacoby / April 20, 2009

Joanna Faso’s project in Landmark’s SELP program was to bringing yoga to underprivileged citizens of Chicago. Nancy Gerstein wrote a story about the project and the issue Faso is addressing. Taking Yoga to the People Chicago’s affluent areas are rife with yoga studios that offer exquisite bodies and stress- free, enlightened spirits. Just the thought […]


People Empowered through Wellness Website

By Dave Jacoby / April 10, 2009

In Landmark Education’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program, Amy Silverman helped pioneer the launch of BeWell, at bewellliving.com, a website that creates events and resources that support wellness in all its aspect – physical, financial and personal. One of BeWell’s premier launch events was the “Thriving Arts Initiative”, held January 19th in New York City, which […]


High Schools Come Together for Basketball Makeover

By Dave Jacoby / April 7, 2009

When Mike Jones of Dallas took Landmark Education’s Self-Expression and Leadership program (SELP), he knew he wanted to make a difference in his community in a way that related to basketball and the community – Jones works for ESPN, and formerly played basketball at Mansfield High School. He found his project in helping nearby James […]