“Helping Families Be Happy” Podcast Interview

February 5, 2022
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“Raising Up The Imagination Generation” ~ An Essay By John Schlimm

January 27, 2022

Raising Up The Imagination Generation   By John Schlimm ______________________________________________________________________________   Kids born after 2012 are tagged as Generation Alpha—a term coined by Australian researchers led by Mark McCrindle to maintain, as he told The New York Times, “scientific nomenclature” in denoting the...

Back-to-School Inspiration: Re-sharing My “Life is Art” Essay from Huffington Post

August 26, 2021

To send some Back-to-School INSPIRATION out into the world, I am re-sharing my "Life is Art" essay that I wrote for Huffington Post. ENJOY & SOAR!!! "Each of us is a creator, an artist. Of ourselves. This I believe: Life is art. Every...

My “Harvard Ed. Magazine” Essay: “The Magnum Opus of Gen Z”

May 14, 2021

“One of the most transformational journeys in my life began while I was standing in front of a class of first-year college students at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford in the fall of 2017 with a question echoing in…

Pittsburgh City Paper: “The Andy Warhol Museum showcases young voices with Gen-Z Time Capsule project”

November 4, 2020

“Andy Warhol made collecting things part of his work, eventually turning the practice into Time Capsules, a project where he filled and taped up boxes with items from his daily life. Those boxes – containing an estimated 500,000 objects – are being opened…

“A Family Poem for the World”: A Participatory Poem-Writing Project

April 21, 2020

“A Family Poem for the World” A Participatory Project Created By YOU! Edited By John Schlimm, in partnership with Familius YAY! . . . and our hearts, breath, and prayer became one . . . Be the…

My PA Humanities Council Essay: “Each One of Us is a Grassroots Advocate”

April 8, 2020

“Each one of us is a grassroots advocate. Simply put, being a grassroots advocate means that we—no matter who we are or where we are—have each other’s back, in good times and in bad. . . .” To read the…

The Courier-Express: “Schlimm spreads positivity through participatory art projects, social media”

March 26, 2020

ST. MARYS — St. Marys man John Schlimm has created participatory art projects through social media to encourage acts of kindness and embracing a positive mindset during a difficult time. Schlimm, who is a Harvard-trained educator, artist, author and advocate,…

5 Day PEACE Challenge

March 15, 2020

Each one of us has the unique ability to spread PEACE in this world. Through even the simplest acts of kindness, such as a smile, helping others,…

Planting PEACE: A Participatory Art Project

March 13, 2020

Planting PEACE a participatory art project by John Schlimm INSTRUCTION: Below are the 5 letters of PEACE. Print out one or more letters. In a secret place only you know, dig a hole and plant the letter(s). Watch PEACE…

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