Musings: Thought pieces by Usdan's Executive Director and guest staff writers.
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Musings | Jan 15, 2021
Dear Usdan Community,
What a wildly restorative week this one became for me, due to two virtual events focused on youth creativity. In case you missed them, I'll catch you up.
On Wednesday afternoon, Usdan celebrated our fall online session of visual art and creative writing...
Musings | Jan 8, 2021
Typically, I neither read my horoscope nor follow astrology, but the current planetary alignment has contextualized 2021 for me as an exciting year for a creative community like ours. As the lyrics in the musical “Hair” expresses: “This is the dawning of the Age of Aquarius.” We are in the final phases of the transition from the Age of Pisces to that of Aquarius.
Inspiring U | Dec 24, 2020
Inspiring U is a growing collection of creative content to help our community stay creatively engaged.
Musings | Dec 18, 2020
When I read this week’s edition of Bill McKibben’s New Yorker newsletter “The Climate Crisis,” my heart hurt. McKibben explained that the weight of human-made stuff on the planet now weighs more than all the living things.
News | Jun 21, 2020
Executive Director Lauren Brandt Schloss shared thoughts and news about Usdan's plans and preparations for camp this summer. She was featured in Newsday twice , Long Island Business News , and on Fox Business News and News12 . Lauren's letter about the safety of opening camp was also included in...