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January 21, 2015

Weaving Networks of Mutuality and Justice

I recently re-read Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” after the verdicts in Ferguson, Missouri and New York, where police officers were acquitted for the killings of two unarmed African American men.

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January 19, 2015

Building a Movement that Honors Dr. King’s Legacy

Today, I find myself contemplating how our anti-violence movement is embracing the lessons of Dr. King’s principles of non-violence and theory of non-violent social change.

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January 15, 2015

Out With the New Year’s Resolution

Do you engage in the practice of setting New Year’s resolutions? I was struck by this New York Times piece on the idea of tossing aside the practice of New Year’s resolutions, and instead embracing the idea of personal mission statement.

Yes, you read that right, a personal mission statement.

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December 15, 2014

BlackLivesMatter: A Call For Inclusive Race and Gender Justice Movements

Last week, Movement Makers from the first two cohorts gathered to continue their work together. It became very clear moments into gathering that our hearts belonged with those expressing collective outrage at the failure of accountability for the deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and many others killed at the hands of police.

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December 04, 2014

Let’s Talk About Building a Powerful Movement for Social Change

I recently had the honor of attending the Compassionate Communities conference put on by the irrepressible Kelly Miller, and her fantastic colleagues at the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

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