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Call to Action

No Va Free Dental March 10-11

The member dentists of the Northern Virginia Dental Society (NVDS) is hosting its 14th Mission of Mercy (M.O.M.) Project on March 10 & 11, 2017 at the Northern Virginia Community College, Medical Education Campus in Springfield, VA. We invite you to stop by the college either on Friday or Saturday anywhere between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m....

Environment, Uncategorized

Fracking long and short term damage in Western Pennsylvania

Hydraulic fracking entered the Western Pennyslvania region in about 2006 and was seen as an economic boon to an area hit hard by the steel industry closing down. High-paying jobs brought money and people to the area, neither long-term. Contractors from around the US were brought in for the higher-paying jobs and the residents were left with the service industry...

Economics, Governance, Uncategorized

Martin McGuinness steps down in NI, takes government with him

McGuinness steps down, so many questions, so little time  As you have no doubt heard by now Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has stepped down from his post and effectively toppled the government. As part of the power sharing agreement the Ministers, Arlene Foster and McGuinness share equal power and station. If one resigns the other is automatically forced out...

Advocacy and Education, Culture, Uncategorized

Northern Ireland and Protestant Education

Northern Ireland (NI) has undergone a dramatic change since the 1998 signing of the Belfast Agreement (BA). Paramilitary violence has subsided, economic expansion has begun in many sectors and Catholic and Protestants are slowly learning to live together. One segment of the population, however, has not moved forward. Young Protestant working class males continue to stagnate or fall further behind...

Uncategorized

Welcome to NTCEP

Welcome to NTCEP! Why the funny name? We thought very hard about communicating our idea and NTCEP just worked. The Network for Transformational Change through Education and Practice (NTCEP) was brought about to bridge the gap between education and understanding, theory and doing. We see space for more discussion, open and free, through the written or performed word, our chief...