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SCOTUS Undoing 50 Years of Progress know your facts Jul 05, 2023

Last week I wrote about two US Supreme Court decisions that validated fair elections and human rights. They struck down the theory of the independent state legislature, which would allow states to...

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Recent SCOTUS Decisions in Support of Fairness know your facts Jun 28, 2023

Against Authoritarian Elections

After a congressional map was struck down at the state level for being too skewed towards Republicans, the North Carolina GOP brought the case to the US Supreme...

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I'd Rather Have Progress Than a Holiday know your facts Jun 14, 2023

I have conflicting emotions about Juneteenth as a US national holiday. I’m happy for people to have the day off and for more people to learn what Juneteenth is and why it’s important....

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It's All About Control, Not Protection know your facts Jun 07, 2023

Whether it's banning trans existence or outlawing a woman's right to choose, people who support scapegoating one segment of society say they are doing it to protect some vulnerable community like...

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Illinois Bans Book Bans With New Bill know your facts May 31, 2023

Illinois has become the first state in the US to pass a bill banning book bans for institutions that receive state funding. The State House and Senate have both passed HB 2789, and democratic Gov....

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Hope From Heartache, Franklin Center at Bricks know your facts May 24, 2023

I spent this weekend in community with folks I’ve only known on Zoom for the last 2 years. You’ve probably heard me mention Alternate ROOTS, an arts service organization based in the...

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Ready to Unlock Your Body Wisdom? self-care May 17, 2023

A couple of weeks ago, I told you about InterPlay, an active and creative way to unlock the wisdom of the body. It’s about moving your body and using sound, silence, playfulness, and stories...

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What You Need to Know about Florida’s Anti-Trans Laws May 10, 2023

Please know that an attack on human rights for any marginalized group is an attack on everyone’s human rights. Authoritarians and supremacists never stop with one group. They get people on...

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InterPlay Unlocks the Wisdom of the Body self-care May 03, 2023

InterPlay is an active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of the body. It’s both a practice and an international nonprofit organization. I have joined the staff as their Racial Equity and...

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5 Reasons Why I Joined Spoutible know your facts Apr 26, 2023

Users have been watching the slow-motion dismantling and downfall of Twitter since Elon Musk took over in October 2022. Almost immediately other social media sites started promoting themselves as...

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Get Ready for Hard Talks: Strategies for Success know your facts undo the work Apr 19, 2023

Having meaningful conversations with people who disagree with you is a skill. Knowing how to hold space for change, manage your emotions around triggering topics, present the right facts, and how...

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Self-care When You Don’t Feel Very Caring self-care Apr 05, 2023

As someone who coaches people on self-care and encourages folks to breathe and move at their own pace, it can be extremely frustrating to not feel charitable with myself. If you know me a little,...

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