Month: March 2019

Documenting The Great Ride

by Beth Dolinar, Contributing Writer, Luminari How does a storyteller capture the tale of 335 miles? That was the challenge facing me last spring, when I was assigned the job as producer of a television documentary for WQED. The task

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Building A Winning Team

by Hilda Pang Fu, President and Founder, Luminari It’s a very exciting year for Luminari—a milestone moment as we celebrate our 10th anniversary as an organization that offers inspiring and innovative programs for teens and youth in our community. We

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Grateful to live in the Present

by Sheila Hyland, Operations Manager, Luminari Within the past week, my 18-year-old son lamented the state of the United States while his 91-year-old uncle lamented that he had been born 50 years too early.  Why the dichotomy?  Because my son

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Teen Anxiety: What are the Signs?

by Don Laird, LPC, Contributing Writer, Luminari Everyone experiences anxiety at some point in their life. It can be a normal reaction to stress, and sometimes it helps us deal with overwhelming situations. For teens, things like speaking in front

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