NECC Alumna to Receive National Honor

2 November, 2017

    A national women’s advocacy group was so impressed with Lawrence resident Rosemary Hernandez’s journey from high school dropout to MBA candidate, that it selected her from a pool of national candidates as one of 25 women to receive its Women of Triumph Award in Washington, D.C. in February. Read the rest of this entry »

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Volunteers wanted to participate in work group on youth suicide prevention

31 October, 2017

   Volunteers wanted to participate in work group on youth suicide prevention

    NAMI NH in collaboration with the Suicide Prevention Partnership and the Irving and Barbara C. Gutin Charitable Foundation will be working on a three year project focused on preventing suicide in teens and young adults in New Hampshire. The Frameworks Project will develop comprehensive protocols to assist communities in responding to youth suicide events (suicide talk, attempts, and completions). Read the rest of this entry »


Of Dreams and Nightmares: Some Quijotes, Many Dulcineas

31 October, 2017

    Recently we embarked in a massive daydream of baseball games won which ended with nightmares of aspirations lost. Those feelings made me think of dreams. Ever since I was a child growing up in a country of Spanish traditions, the name of Don Quijote de la Mancha was very much a part of my literate world. Of course, the book, written by Don Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra, was no easy reading and it was not until I was in my teens that I had the time, patience, opportunity or school requirement to make me assimilate it. Read the rest of this entry »


MAN AND WOMAN

31 October, 2017

   I know to be politically incorrect to show disagreement in this subject, but it is an issue highly topical and so important that it warrants some lines. Read the rest of this entry »


Forgiveness

26 October, 2017

   Forgiveness is more powerful than any weapon in the world

   Next June 8 is the 43 anniversary of this photo, where a girl appears naked and terrified, running down a dusty road in a village in Vietnam, when she was 9 years old. Read the rest of this entry »


India. The subhuman exploitation of child labor does not cease

26 October, 2017

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More than 200,000 children are exploited in India, working in harsh conditions.

Under labor exploitation, without access to education and without having covered their basic needs, these children suffer the consequences of a society that looks at them with indifference. Read the rest of this entry »