Community saves

February 11, 2010 at 6:09 am 1 comment

“I simply want to celebrate the fact that right near your home, year in and year out, a community college is quietly—and with very little financial encouragement—saving lives and minds. I can’t think of a more efficient, hopeful or egalitarian machine, with the possible exception of the bicycle.”

—Kay Ryan, Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress



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  • 1. Susan Marie Ebbers  |  February 27, 2010 at 7:14 am

    I like this post. It says so much with very few words. I would add the public library to the bicycle exception.

    Great blog, by the way!


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Jason R. Atwood

I'm an avid trail runner and doctoral student at U.C. Berkeley who studies motivation and the relationship between the mind and body. This blog is a forum to share research, news, and musings about these topics of interest. More

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