Category Archives: social justice

A Christmas Vision

“I don’t know if you believe in Christmas, or if you have presents underneath the Christmas tree. But if you believe in love, that will be more than enough for you to come and celebrate with me. … And if … Continue reading

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A Guide to Food Bank Giving

During the holidays, many people are thinking of ways to give back to their local community. While they prepare Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner, they reflect on those who don’t have enough to eat and decide that they would like to … Continue reading

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Growing Community for Food Day

While many Americans associate the phrase “there’s nothing to eat,” with “we need to go grocery shopping,” there’s a shocking number for whom it really means, “Which one of us is going to eat tonight?” In fact, one in five … Continue reading

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The Peru Chronicles: Day 5

Read the previous entries: Day 1/2, Day 3, and Day 4. Trigger/content warning: Grisly outdoor deaths and horrifying insects. I usually don’t write these, but some of the stories I tell at the end of the post could be pretty … Continue reading

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Learning to Listen to Native Voices

Living in D.C., the land of museums, it’s rather shocking how little I visit them. But last week, while visiting the National Museum of the American Indian, I experienced a small, but very insightful exhibit called “Conversations with the Earth: … Continue reading

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