Pandemic Brings Smaller, Subdued Memorial Day Observances
May 25, 2020 via AP News – The Memorial Day parades that typically take place in towns across the country this year were smaller, more subdued affairs.
As Collective Memory Fades, So Will Our Ability to Prepare For the Next Pandemic
May 20, 2020 via The Conversation – Efforts are underway to fill digital archives with information about the COVID-19 pandemic, but firsthand accounts, and even videos of…
America’s Elections Won’t Be the Same After 2020
April 28, 2020 via The Atlantic – 2020 may well be the year that changes how we elect public officials.
Despite Scattered Protests, Most Americans Support Shelter-in-Place
April 21, 2020 via Reuters – Despite scattered protests of stay-at-home orders across the country, a bipartisan majority of Americans say they want to continue sheltering in…
12 Stories of People Putting Their Lives on the Line to Help Others During Coronavirus
April 9, 2020 via Time – These are the essential workers Americans rely on to keep our economy and our society running.
Vote at Home
April 9, 2020 via National Vote at Home Institute – This handy list of resources has everything you ever wanted to know about voting by mail.
Voting Outside the Polling Place
April 3, 2020 via National Conference of State Legislatures – States are weighing the pros and cons as they continue to consider expanding vote-by-mail.
Hoops and Homework: Why One Man Shelved Retirement
March 27, 2020 via The Christian Science Monitor – Herb Chasan and his staff have provided after-school activities and tutoring for over 300 children in low-income neighborhoods…