Author: Shella Zelenz

Shella Zelenz is a global traveler and seeker of truth. Her various endeavors have involved her in nonprofit management and support, education, the arts, as well as numerous research fields. She has always been in search of information and answers to the problems she saw before her. When she isn’t writing, she is listening to music from around the world or partaking in international television and film. In her travels, she often sought destinations in order to better understand the history and how their experiences have shaped them as a people. She has traveled 26 countries with her family and their dog. They also managed to pick up a cat along the way while in Panama. Her work has also facilitated publication for medical and research journals as well as privately published books. Her newly released book, “RootEd: How Trauma Impacts Learning and Society” is available for purchase worldwide.

Varnette P. Honeywood Foundation

The Varnette P. Honeywood Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established around the artistic legacy of Ms. Honeywood’s more than 40-year extensive contribution to the artwork of the African American culture. Her work was so well loved, that during the 1990s, Honeywood illustrated a series of 12 books by Bill Cosby, the Little Bill books..

Project Possum

Project PoSSUM, an acronym for Polar Suborbital Science in the Upper Mesosphere, is a 501(c)(3) research and education organization that offers hands-on programs to enable students to become scientist astronaut candidates and participate in our ongoing research of the upper atmosphere—the region that is most sensitive to changes in global climate. Project PoSSUM, and acronym..

Stars CDC

S.T.A.R.S. Community Development Corporation (STARSCDC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to uplifting disadvantaged communities in Las Vegas through disruption of at-risk lifestyles, empowering individuals and families for success. We provide innovative accessible opportunities for all ages uplifting communities and optimizing existing social programs.Our primary focus is mentoring youth by expanding our services that provide early..

Faithful Covenant Foundation

Faithful Covenant Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2014. The purpose of Faithful Covenant Foundation is to provide food and basic needs to extremely destitute families who do not otherwise have the means to help themselves. This effort is done primarily through emergency food and relief to the disadvantaged and vulnerable on both a..

NYC Arts Cypher

The NYC Arts Cypher is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Staten Island, New York. The focus of the NYC Arts Cypher is to promote positive values through arts programming, training, education, and events. We focus on the youth in our community, especially those who are considered at-risk and challenged in the traditional educational environment...

South Asian Helpline and Referral Agency

The Asian Taskforce Against Domestic Violence identified that “44% of South Asians surveyed know a woman who has been physically abused or injured by her partner.” Two critical areas that make these issues difficult for the South Asian community to address are cultural and religious stigma. “Domestic violence (DV) in the South Asian communities in America has..

auzemii digital art

auzemii digital art Auzemii is an artist who follows her own desires. She began her art career young while simultaneously pursuing professional ballet around the world. When she finally decided to choose art, she blossomed. She continues to find inspiration from the things she enjoys. In the coming months, she intends to launch a..

Nonprofit Basics: Starting and Funding

Nonprofit Basics is a book founded on over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit, education, research, and arts worlds. The purpose in writing this book is to better prepare nonprofits to improve their structure and functionality so that they can be more grant ready and attractive to potential funders. Without funders, many would not..

Book Reading: Root Ed: Chapter 11 Excerpt

Behavioral Conditioning for Schools and Capitalism Today's post on education is a reading excerpt from the book "RootEd: How Trauma Impacts Learning and Society." This excerpt was taken from Chapter 11: "Behavioral Conditioning for Schools and Capitalism" read by the author, S. R. Zelenz. To learn more about this book and research supporting the..