Category Archives: Social Justice
In a world full of hurry and busyness, we are supposed to buy that doing a lot and doing it quickly will get us the results we want. But quantity and quality are not the same. I would gladly trade … Continue reading →
In the wake of rising awareness about police violence, particularly toward communities of color, I’ve been thinking a lot about ways to counteract police violence. While its a radical solution (because I am in fact a radical) I believe the … Continue reading →
What everyday actions are you taking to make the world a more equal place? What gifts do you bring to your social justice work? What fears do you have about your social justice work?
To my sisters in the streets (and to my brothers and sibling that march with them): May your voices rise like a clarion call Strong and clear, rallying the world to our defense May your words pierce the heart with … Continue reading →
A post-election poem for those of us about to get nastier If you thought I was nasty before You haven’t seen anything yet
Dear Mr. Helpful… And, actually, Ms. And Mrs. and Mx. Helpful as well, I know most of us feel the urge to help those in need. However, in the future, I’d like you to consider a few things.
1. How do you raise awareness for the social justice cause(s) near to your heart? 2. Why are you dedicated to the causes that you are? 3. When do you struggle with intersectionality? Share your answers in the comments!
Dear My Fellow White Spiritual People, I want to talk to you about past lives. Many of us feel that we have had past lives and remember some portion of them.
1. What are five privileges your identity gives you that you access frequently? Some examples include white people using “skin-toned” cover-up, able-bodied people climbing the steps to their otherwise inaccessible workplace, and men walking alone late at night. 2. How … Continue reading →