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For greater awareness of women’s equality-International Women’s’ Day

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

International Women’s Day 2015 Theme: MAKE IT HAPPEN All around the world, International Women’s Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality and focusing on women’s rights. Make It Happen is the 2015 theme for our global hub, encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women. Thousands of Read more…

Miriam shares St Martins Day!

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

I celebrated St. Martins Day with the kids. First I read the story to the kids, sang a song and then each child got his/ her own lantern and they were allowed to paint on it. Also everyone got a homemade baked goose (lanterns and geese are the symbols of St. Martin). St. Martin was a soldier who shared Read more…

Happy Birthday to Yasmine in Arabic!

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

Thanks to a birthday for one of my favorite people at Au Pair in America, I heard “Happy Birthday” in Arabic!  Thought readers would enjoy it too-plus it’s a special version of the song! Yasmine is a Regional Program Manager at APIA and is instrumental in her support of community counselors, host families and au Read more…

Chinese New Year, February 19, 2015

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

Chinese New Year 2015 begins on Thursday 19 February, and end on 5 March. It is day one, month one of the Chinese lunar calendar, and its date in January or February varies from year to year (always somewhere in the period January 21 to February 20). The Chinese lunar calendar is associated with the Read more…

Chrissy shares her country, Austria with 3 classes!

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

Chrissy has been an active participant in Global Awareness.  She did 3 presentations to different grades in a school in PA.  Chrissy shared a video with the children and with us.  It shows her dance group in Austria.  

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