WORLD ALZHEIMER’S DAY

Theme for 2021: “Know dementia, know Alzheimer’s”. The day is commemorated annually on September 21 to spread awareness and educate people about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. In some countries, it is observed the whole month. Alzheimer’s disease is named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer. He had noticed some changes in the brain tissue of a womanContinue reading “WORLD ALZHEIMER’S DAY”

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

Theme for 2021: “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World.” The International Day of Peace, sometimes officially known as World Peace Day, is a United Nations-sanctioned holiday observed annually on 21 September. It is dedicated to world peace, and specifically the absence of war and violence, such as might be occasioned by a temporaryContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE”

WORLD NATURE CONSERVATION DAY

The World Nature Conservation Day is celebrated on 28 July annually across the world. There are several initiatives that India has undertaken to conserve nature like Swachh Bharath Abhiyaan, Project Tiger, etc. The day recognises that a healthy environment is a foundation for a stable and productive society. The main reason for celebrating this dayContinue reading “WORLD NATURE CONSERVATION DAY”

SAY NO TO DRUGS

https://www.un.org/en/observances/end-drug-abuse-day The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. It is observed annually on 26 June, since 1989. The date June 26 is to commemorate Lin Zexu’s dismantling of the opium trade in Humen, Guangdong, ending on June 25, 1839,justContinue reading “SAY NO TO DRUGS”

REFLECTIONS ON THE DREAM

Originally posted on Roth Poetry:
Reflections on Grant Park 2004 – 2021 11/4/08 I saw America gathered on a cold November night Black and white, yellow and red with all blends in sight I saw America gathered together as one people on the lawn Children of integration, people of hope, “silver spoons,” and ghetto moms…