WBEZ | Terry Mulligan http://www.wbez.org/tags/terry-mulligan Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Activism: Mailisita foundation teaching kids in Tanzania http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2012-03-22/global-activism-mailisita-foundation-teaching-kids-tanzania-97542 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2012-March/2012-03-22/Mr. Terry and the Watoto2.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>It’s Thursday and time for our <em><a href="http://www.wbez.org/globalactivism">Global Activism</a></em> segment. Each Thursday, we hear about someone who’s decided to make the world a better place.</p><p>In 2010, <a href="http://terrytanzania.blogspot.com/">Terry Mulligan</a> taught in the Mailisita community in Moshi, Tanzania. Many Mailisita children are orphaned from AIDS, malaria or other illnesses. Many more live in extreme poverty. After two years back home teaching first grade in Libertyville, Terry is headed back to Mailisita for two years to teach English and develop a technology curriculum.<em> </em></p><p><em>Worldview </em>talks with Terry and Stan Taylor, treasurer &amp; founding board member at the <a href="http://www.mailisitafoundation.org/" target="_blank">Mailisita Foundation</a>, about their effort to create a financially self-sufficient educational center for AIDS orphans in Tanzania.</p></p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 16:11:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2012-03-22/global-activism-mailisita-foundation-teaching-kids-tanzania-97542 Worldview 3.23.12 http://www.wbez.org/worldview/2012-03-22 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/episode/images/2012-march/2012-03-22/ap120321039766.jpg" alt="" /><p><p><a href="http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/index.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href, '', 'resizable=no,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no,menubar=no,fullscreen=no,scrollbars=no,dependent=no'); return false;">Pope Benedict XVI</a> heads to Cuba and Mexico on Friday. The Pope’s trip coincides with the 400<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the discovery of the statue of the Virgin of Charity. Many church observers believe, however, that the Pope's trip is also an attempt to further the church's political agenda. <em>Worldview</em> previews the papal visit with <a href="http://iserp.columbia.edu/content/margaret-crahan" onclick="window.open(this.href, '', 'resizable=no,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no,menubar=no,fullscreen=no,scrollbars=no,dependent=no'); return false;">Margaret Crahan</a>, a research scholar at the Institute for Latin American Studies at <a href="http://www.columbia.edu/" onclick="window.open(this.href, '', 'resizable=no,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no,menubar=no,fullscreen=no,scrollbars=no,dependent=no'); return false;">Columbia University</a>. Also, the <a href="http://www.thechicagocouncil.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href, '', 'resizable=no,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no,menubar=no,fullscreen=no,scrollbars=no,dependent=no'); return false;">Chicago Council on Global Affairs</a> turns 90 in 2012. The Council’s president, <a href="http://www.thechicagocouncil.org/files/About_Us/Staff_Bios/Marshall_M._Bouton.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href, '', 'resizable=no,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no,menubar=no,fullscreen=no,scrollbars=no,dependent=no'); return false;">Marshall Bouton</a>, tells <em>Worldview</em> about the organization’s history and its plans for the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago. And on <a href="http://www.wbez.org/globalactivism" target="_blank"><em>Global Activism</em></a>, Libertyville teacher Terry Mulligan discusses his upcoming trip to Moshi, Tanzania, where he'll spend two years teaching at a school in the <a href="http://www.mailisita.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href, '', 'resizable=no,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no,menubar=no,fullscreen=no,scrollbars=no,dependent=no'); return false;">Mailisita community</a> near the base of Mount Kilimanjaro.</p></p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 14:13:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/worldview/2012-03-22