29 October Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala to speak in Omaha for Girls Inc. this summer October 29, 2018 By Christine Prusha Education & Professional Development Malala, Girls Inc., Rights, Education, Advocate, Muslim 0 July 22, 2016 Kelly: Crowd at Malala event moved by Omaha teen's poem, 'Dear Terrorist' They came to hear Malala, who didn’t disappoint. But the 3,500 who attended the Girls Inc. luncheon Monday received a stunning bonus.... — an Omaha Muslim teenager’s powerful poem, “Dear Terrorist.” She began: I’m tired. I’m tired of others hearing ‘Islam’ and assuming terrorism. Muslim, and assuming terrorist. Of feeling guilty on the anniversary of 9/11, your celebration... She is the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, an advocate for education and the rights of women and girls. Still a teenager, she is known worldwide by merely her first name — Malala. And she is coming to Omaha on July 18, speaking at the fundraising luncheon for the nonprofit Girls Inc. “She is probably going to be our most meaningful speaker for girls to date,” said Roberta Wilhelm, the social service agency’s executive director. “Girls are moved by her story and relate to her.” Millions of others around the world are moved by the story of Malala Yousafzai, who survived an execution-style shooting by the Taliban on a school bus when she was 15. https://www.omaha.com/columnists/kelly/nobel-peace-prize-winner-malala-to-speak-in-omaha-for/article http://www.omaha.com/columnists/kelly/kelly-crowd-at-malala-event-moved-by-omaha-teen-s/article_ Related Gilmore: Consultant helps OPS principals tap their wellspring of power November 27 Nice article about how we are enhancing the education of our students Explore Omaha's Hidden History Making Invisible History Visible is an Omaha Public Schools project that focuses on studying minority history and the contributions minorities have made both to the city of Omaha and the state of Nebraska. Omaha Middle School, High School and College Students Explore How Travel Changes A Person March 12 A MUST READ! The students filed into classrooms to listen to stories from around the world... Gilmore: ' The Juneteenth Story' May18 The African proverb, "It takes a village to raise a child," means that a child grows up within a home, with a community giving input and understanding. Better Make Room Student Advisory Board February 2, 2017 OPS Omaha Student Voices Council MEMBER! Congratulations to Ghawayne Calvin! Better Make Room Student Advisory Board: Common Core State Standards and Diverse Urban School Students: Using Multi-tiered Systems of Support. What Is MTSS? A Multi-Tiered System of Supports is the term used to describe an evidence based model of education that employs data-based problem-solving techniques to integrate academic and behavioral instruction and intervention. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.