Current Issues

Celebrating Black Lives

We have put together some booklists, events, and racial healing resources to honor the lives, experiences, and talents of Black people.

College admission essay: Make them fall in love with you

It's college admissions season. High school seniors around the country are getting ready to submit school transcripts and standardized test scores to their schools of choice and ask for letters of recommendation from trusted adults. They are summing up their extracurricular activities in resumes, and perhaps making a last push to improve their class rank. There is still one important, and sometimes intimidating, piece to the admissions puzzle: the college admissions essay.

Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 - October 15, 2021

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.

Mental Health Resources for Going Back to School

School is starting back up soon and it's normal to be dealing with stress and anxiety around it. Will you like your teachers and classes? How will being apart over the summer change relationships? Will being back in-person be scary? We have resources to help.


Summer is a time to explore who you are and the person you aspire to be. It's also Olympics time!


June is Pride month, a chance to recognize and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community.

Explore these books, events, and resources to learn more and celebrate Pride with the people in your life, throughout June and everyday!