Archive for February, 2013

Berwyn students win One Earth Film Festival’s Young Filmmaker Contest!

The votes are in, and Green Community Connections is pleased to announce the winners of the first ever One Earth…Our Earth Young Filmmakers Contest! The Heritage Earth Action Team (HEAT) at Heritage Middle School in Berwyn’s South School District 100 won an award in the middle school category for their film, Sporktagion. Additionally, HEAT is 1 in 5 schools in themore »

Library lands grant to integrate technology into adult literacy programming

The Berwyn Public Library has served many generations of immigrants, including Czechs from Pilsen and Lawndale in the 1920’s, as well as Italians, Greeks, Lithuanians, Ukrainians, Poles and Yugoslavians who emigrated in the 1950’s and 60’s. Today, it is Latinos who represent just over 59% of our total population. According to the American Community Survey, approximately 28,000 are from Mexico,more »