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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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Winter Solstice - The Shortest Day rest and celebrate Dec 22, 2022

Today is the December solstice (winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, summer solstice in the Southern Hemisphere). In the Northern Hemisphere it’s the shortest day of the year. Starting...

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Who Deserves to Come Home? know your facts Dec 14, 2022

Brittney Griner was released from Russian custody on December 8, 2022 after 10 months. I’ve followed her case in the news, fearful for what she might be going through and sending prayers for...

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I Was Going to Skip This Week's Blog Post undo the work Dec 07, 2022

I had planned to skip writing a blog post this week because I'm just so tired. But as I wrote the intro for my weekly newsletter, I decided to share it as strictly opinion. I don't have the energy...

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Georgians are Voting in Record Numbers know your facts undo the work Nov 30, 2022

The final US Senate seat will be decided by a runoff election in Georgia on December 6. Democrat incumbent Senator Rev. Raphael Warnock (D) is running to maintain his seat against challenger...

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