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  • Freedom in this Country

    Freedom in this Country

    November 15, 2016

    This morning I hiked a hill above our home. It was so steep that my lungs began to explode with burning, short breaths. At the crest of the hill, my breathing returned to normal and I compared the tremendous effort and exertion with the energy it is going to take to maintain freedom in our […]

  • My Passion; My Philanthropy

    October 1, 2016

    Daraja Education Fund/June 2016 'My Passion, My Philanthropy': Deborah Santana Carries Forward Stewardship…

  • Service in Belize

    September 1, 2016

    The flyer read "Join us in Belize, Central America for our Global Citizenship and Human Service Delegation," an invitation from Ambassador…

  • Daraja Academy films

    June 1, 2016

    Daraja Education Fund/June 2016 I have just completed two documentary screenings & my annual fundraiser for the Daraja Academy in Kenya. Each…

  • Museums,  Art & Culture

    Museums, Art & Culture

    May 5, 2016

    In my first year as a Board Member of the Smithsonian Institution, the Washington, DC collection of 19 museums,  research centers, and a zoo, I have learned more about presenting art and culture to the public, and the controversy that can sometimes arise.  With 210 affiliates in more than 46 states, Puerto Rico and Panama, […]