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Global Activism: 'A Better Life for Kids' and 'Aiding Children Together'

We catch up with global activists, Shelley Nizynski Reese and Jen Ciok. They’re former Skokie teachers. During school breaks Shelley travels to Ghana to teach orphans. Shelley’s group 'A Better Life for Kids' and Jen’s group, 'Aiding Children Together' (ACT) have been partnering to help children in Ghana get food, medicine, and education. For our Global Activism segment, Shelley and Jen will tell us about their new programs like, ‘Eggs for Kids’, to give protein and hope to Ghanaian schoolchildren. They’ll also talk about how a listener heard them on Worldview and wrote a song (“Shine a Light”) to support their work. (Photo courtesy of A Better Life for Kids)

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