There is a tendency inside of me to feel responsible for the world, responsible for the well-being of others. If I can see someone suffering, if I can feel the presence of sorrow, if I can recognize that injustice or unfairness or cruelty is happening, I feel a sense of responsibility to “do something” — […]
May this school be a place where children and their whole families can learn, flourish, inspire and grow into their full potential with the care and support of community.
150 years ago today the 14th amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteed all people born on this soil or naturalized as citizens “equal protection”. May we see a day when this is actually true, when we have a just and compassionate governance system with human rights laws that are enacted in ways that create equal […]
I found inspiration in this article: How radical municipalism can go beyond the local. I recommend reading the whole piece, some clips below. “In Seattle, the city council passed a law that would tax big companies like Amazon—money which would then go into subsidies for affordable housing. In Barcelona, the city is turning AirBnB apartments into […]
My brother is incredibly observant and articulate. I asked him to share some observations about patterns and behaviors that he notices in people with class privilege. Below is a potent list of what he’s seen in himself and in others. If you have class privilege, I invite you to sit with these and see how […]
White folks being honest about how rarely we think about our race or speak up about race and racism… and some beginning the journey of self-reflection in productive ways that could lead to more courage and compassion. 5mins.