In June 2016, films produced by TGM/WWII Foundation took home four Emmy Awards: three from the Boston/New England Region Emmy Chapter and one from the Washington, DC/Capital Region Emmy Chapter.
The host of Mexico - One Plate of a Time was awarded the 2016 Julia Child Award for making significant contributions to the way America cooks, eats and drinks.
Multi-Grammy award-winning artist Melissa Etheridge recently debuted the heartfelt song "Pulse" as a musical tribute to the Pulse Nightclub victims. Check it out in the latest season of Infinity Hall Live, releasing July 1.
From economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods, SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES profiles a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states — Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Oregon and California — that are tackling educational reform at the local level. Principals, teachers, students, residents and others discuss place- and community-based education, an interdisciplinary approach which emphasizes hands-on, curiosity-based investigation using the surrounding community and neighborhoods as "living" classrooms. Proponents say this creates not only a different type of learning environment, but a different kind of student. In confronting and solving real-world issues in their own hometowns, the students develop a sense of civic responsibility and pride. The community feels the impact too, whether students are delivering baked goods to neighbors, planting vegetables in a community garden, testing drinking water and air quality, helping restore natural habitats, shining a light on important social or environmental problems, or simply encouraging others to spend money locally.