Sunday, January 9, 2011

solutions: the secret life of bees

http://www.thepromisedland.org/sites/default/files/slideshows/7/002-Brenda.jpg  
Brenda Palms Barber wasn’t always drawn to beekeeping. But her quest to find work for residents of Chicago’s economically disadvantaged North Lawndale neighborhood — where some 50 percent of adults have been in the criminal justice system — led her to start Sweet Beginnings, a transitional jobs program for formerly incarcerated individuals and others with significant barriers to employment...
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2 comments:

monk said...

I love honey! so I love the bees that make it. when I was young and would see bees drowning in water, I would always save them. So, I was shocked when every month of 1 year I was getting stung by bees, true story..maybe they did something to help me, I don't know I still love the little things and their honey.

What an amazing person to think beyond the box and not only help people but the planet...

secret, fragile skies said...

Thank you for enjoying. My dad kept bees so they were always fascinating to me. And this program is wonderful. We need bees and jobs!