At A Global Crossroads: Turn Against War, a 200 mile walk to educate the public on the need to demand a peace agenda for the NATO summit--- to end drone strikes and remove occupying troops from Afghanistan--- will be in Racine on May 11-12.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Nola Starling-Ratliff was the first female high school principal in the Racine Unified School District and she helped set a tone for social justice in the school, which is why she was named "Woman of the year" by the Racine Dominican Sisters.
The Racine Dominican Sisters honored former Horlick High School principal, Nola Starling-Ratliff, as “Woman of the Year” on Tuesday. At a special prayer service held at the Siena Center, Starling-Ratliff, was given the award in celebration of Women’s History month. The theme was Women’s Education – Women’s empowerment. Starling-Ratliff was the first female high school principal in Racine. Rosalie Lauer, a Racine Dominican Sister, noted that Starling-Ratliff is a woman dedicated to education and she has long supported student activism. “Horlick is well known for encouraging students to take leadership in creating a peace environment in their school,” Lauer noted. “The students have been active in addressing many contemporary justice issues…