The Center for Diversity Education provides local schools with educational programs designed for K through 12 to teach students about other cultures and religions. The Center seeks to foster tolerance of other cultures and promotes acceptance of people, regardless of their culture or county of origin.
Rob Levy started the Goat Mountain Ranch Animal Sanctuary by accident after he purchased his neighbor's goats to keep them from going to slaughter. He continued to add animals to his property and eventually formalized his property and sanctuary as a non-profit organization.
Murphy introduces readers to musician David Holt, whose tunes reveal information about music and life in the Southern Appalachians. Holt created the Appalachian Music Program at Warren Wilson College in 1975.