Arok Garang is one of the "lost boys of Sudan" who now lives in Colorado and founded the Seeds of South Sudan to provide schooling for refugees of South Sudan like himself. He and Roger Vadeen, a supporter of the Seeds of South Sudan, detail the situation in that region, and Arok's efforts to secure the future of South Sudan by developing future leaders through refugee scholarships to a boarding school in neighboring Kenya. More information is available at Sees of South Sudan.org
IRS Spokesperson Karen Connelly offers simple steps to help protect yourself from identity theft and scams impersonating IRS agents and targeting your tax returns. National Tax Security Awareness Week is November 27 through December 1. More information online at irs.gov
The Milken Educator Award is a national teaching award presented by the Milken Family Foundation. Lisa Rodgers, a teacher at Grandview High School in the Cherry Creek School District, is one of only a handful of teachers nationally who received the Milken Award for 2017. She discusses the things she learned that have contributed to her success as a teacher and offers advice to teachers and aspiring teachers.