Category: Education

Nov
2

2018
Time to Tackle November

Time to Tackle November

The Bennett Foundation

With autumn finally in full swing, November is a month where considering hibernation may be a thought, we remind you that there is more to the month than hiding inside, munching on comfort food, and watching football. We encourage you to take the eight simple ideas below and set a […] Read More

Oct
19

2018
The Bennett Family Visits DC

The Bennett Family Visits DC

The Bennett Foundation

“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.  This week, the Bennett Family was in our nation’s capital! Touring the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial and Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture. Knowing the past opens the door to the […] Read More

Oct
5

2018
Positive Attitude Month: Five Positive Lifestyle Tips

Positive Attitude Month: Five Positive Lifestyle Tips

The Bennett Foundation

Positive attitude month is here! Attempting to live a positive lifestyle can be very challenging at times, but it’s well-known that having positive lifestyle habits builds a positive attitude, leading to a happy life!   The Bennett Foundation is providing five simple tips on how to live a positive lifestyle:  Always keep your cup half full! Take the optimistic viewpoint […] Read More

Sep
27

2018
Michael Bennett & Macklemore Team up to Deliver Books for Seattle Teachers

Michael Bennett & Macklemore Team up to Deliver Books for Seattle Teachers

The Bennett Foundation

“We rise by lifting others.” – Robert Ingersoll  Earlier this month, Michael Bennett and Macklemore joined forces to purchase and distribute copies of the new critically acclaimed book, “Teaching for Black Lives” to every middle and high school Social Studies and Language Arts teacher in the Seattle Public Schools.   Bennett […] Read More

Aug
31

2018
We Challenge You!

We Challenge You!

The Bennett Foundation

National Read a Book day is September 6th, 2018, and we challenge you to participate! The Bennett Foundation has always emphasized the value of education, specifically, educating the youth on the importance of healthy dieting!  Our busy modern lives don’t always make it easy for us to plan & prepare healthy […] Read More

Aug
10

2018
Social Equity Programs & Initiatives

Social Equity Programs & Initiatives

The Bennett Foundation

At The Bennett Foundation, we have always held social equity close to our hearts. Our aim is to direct all efforts toward closing gaps and ensuring that children and families are empowered to make social and behavioral changes to improve their health status and well-being.  The Bennett Foundation’s social equity programs and initiatives […] Read More

Jul
19

2018
Never Stop Learning!

Never Stop Learning!

The Bennett Foundation

The summer is an excellent time to allow your kids to get some rest from a busy school year, but it doesn’t mean that the learning needs to stop! And with the summer about halfway over, it’s a good time to work on the good habits of learning and engaging. […] Read More

Jul
6

2018
Farm to Keiki Program

Farm to Keiki Program

The Bennett Foundation

We are excited to announce that this year we are working on a statewide Farm to School Network and our Farm to Keiki Campaign in Hawai’i! A prelude to a healthy, new school year for our keiki. Nationwide, the movement for Farm to School programs have continued to gain exposure, […] Read More

Jun
14

2018
Book Talk at Uncle Bobbie’s

Book Talk at Uncle Bobbie’s

The Bennett Foundation

On Tuesday June 12th, Michael Bennett had the chance to have a discussion about his book, “Things That Make White People Uncomfortable” at Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee and Books in Philadelphia. Michael got the chance to answer questions, meet guests, read from his book, and sign copies. We’re excited to continue […] Read More

Jun
8

2018
O.C.E.A.N. in Schools Nutrition Education Program

O.C.E.A.N. in Schools Nutrition Education Program

The Bennett Foundation

  The United States is facing an epidemic in childhood obesity. At The Bennett Foundation, it is one of our goals to help tackle this issue by empowering children and their families to live healthier lives. That is why we created an after school nutrition education program called O.C.E.A.N. In […] Read More