A Backpack Journalist

What’s Your Story? Fall and Winter – Writing & Photography Workshops

July 23, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA LOCATION:  BRANDON HALL SCHOOL, ATLANTA - Dunwoody area September 28, 2013 & November 9, 2013 So what's your story? Now we know youth get technology!  In fact, they can teach us a thing or t...

Nature Storytelling plus a lesson in Conservation by Senator Mark Udall from Colorado!

July 20, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Park has partnered with the teaching staff of A Backpack Journalist to present a 3-day Nature Learning Adventure that includes incorporating basic journalism skills such as how to observe, gather information, writ...

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July 9, 2013

http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/2013/07/08/afghan-author-carpet-seller-student-tells-his-powerful-story/sJpmNyDPq8cvhcVBbXUTiN/story.html Qais Akbar Omar is featured today in the Boston Globe!

Save the date – October 5, 2013 – A COWBOY SALUTE!

July 7, 2013

A Cowboy Salute to the Military Family!  (and wounded warriors, military members and their families). CALVIN CENTER - Hampton, Georgia! Save the date – October 5, 2013 – Calvin Center, Hampton, Georgia 548-Acre Retreat & Conferen...

A chance meeting! A Backpack Journalist spends time with author of A FORT OF NINE TOWERS!

A BackpackJournalist - Atlanta

July 5, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA July 5, 2013 We know of Afghanistan  as a country that's been war torn for many years.  We hear and see it in the news.   Today, I sat down with  Qais Akbar Omar, the author of A FORT OF NINE TOWERS,...

It’s July 4th, so much to be thankful for!

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

July 5, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA July 4, 2013 What's great about July 4th is that all media outlets are tuned into broadcasting what a good "J" teacher will assign students when researching for a story.  One must find the Who, What, When,...

Share your patriotic message and Bank of America donates to support wounded warriors!

July 4, 2013

Happy July 4th! Check out this link to view some of the uploaded photos and messages to support our military servicemen and women and their families.  For every upload - Bank of America Foundation donates $1.00 to the Wounded...

KUDOS to ESPN for assembling this special video! Honoring our Military Servicemembers!

July 4, 2013

Check out this link - it's a powerful collection of special moments between our military service members and their families back home. Plus coming home! KUDOS to ESPN for assembling this special video! Jcs Jamalovic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dKWq0CzK-k  ...

Backpack’s New Pearls – found at the Points of Light – Service Unites Conference

June 21, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC Jessica Herlinger- KSANG & A BACKPACK JOURNALIST Goose bumps. That’s the reaction the body uses to express several different emotions. The emotion that I am referring to happens to be amazement. Amazement...

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