Arguing With the Other Side: 12 Fallacies to Know and How to Fight Them

By Liz Hensler10/22/2020 I’ve been offline for a few weeks, taking some time to unplug from all the vitriol and misinformation floating across (insidiously infecting?) social media. At home, we’ve been talking a lot about the different argument fallacies being put forward as people talk about the election, racial and social justice, health access, etc.Continue reading “Arguing With the Other Side: 12 Fallacies to Know and How to Fight Them”

#StillSayHerName: Justice for Breonna Taylor

Photos by Charlie LedererText by Liz Hensler9/28/2020 Last Wednesday in Louisville, KY, the grand jury decision renewed nationwide protests seeking justice for the murder of Breonna Taylor. With only one of three officers charged, and the charge being “wanton endangerment” due to erratic shooting reaching the neighbor’s home, this feels grossly inadequate in holding theContinue reading “#StillSayHerName: Justice for Breonna Taylor”

Weekly Resource Round Up: US Supreme Court & Politics

By Liz Hensler9/22/2020 With Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing this week, please take some time to mourn our country’s profound loss and reflect on her life changing legacy. In her honor, we carry on her work for justice and equity for all. The loss of Justice Ginsburg is not only a massive blow to marginalizedContinue reading “Weekly Resource Round Up: US Supreme Court & Politics”

10 Political Podcasts to Get You Ready for Election Time

By Liz Hensler 9/17/2020 Being stuck at home these last six months, like many of us, I’ve found myself obsessively consuming content about the upcoming US election, issues of social and racial justice, and increasingly tense politics in this country. Specifically, I’ve been endlessly streaming political podcasts (I’ve spent more time with Jon Lovett thanContinue reading “10 Political Podcasts to Get You Ready for Election Time”

Education in India: Making Room for Inclusion

By Theja Pamarthy 9/15/2020 It was my birthday in 2016. I was teaching a bubbly bunch of fourth graders in a public school in Chennai, India, when a child slowly walked into my classroom with an enchanting grin and sparkling eyes. Nina was sent to my class despite being two years older than her new classmates, and ourContinue reading “Education in India: Making Room for Inclusion”

Weekly Resource Round Up: West Coast Wildfires

By Liz Hensler 9/13/2020 Cover Photo: AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, published in the Boston Herald Each week, we post a compilation of articles, publications, videos, podcasts, events etc. we’ve learned from across the web. This week, we’ve compiled resources to learn more about the causes, concerns, and conversations around the wildfires on the west coastContinue reading “Weekly Resource Round Up: West Coast Wildfires”

7 Key Skills for Non-Profit Staff and Free/Low Cost Opportunities to Grow

Liz Hensler 9/8/2020 The non-profit industry is as subject to inequity in skill development and upward mobility as for-profits. Non-profits notoriously pay staff low wages, while also prioritizing the hiring of people already possessing specific skills and experience. The career advantages then are given to staff who already have the personal financial means to seekContinue reading “7 Key Skills for Non-Profit Staff and Free/Low Cost Opportunities to Grow”

Weekly Resource Round Up: Freedom of the Press

By Liz Hensler 9/2//2020 Each week, we post a compilation of articles, publications, videos, podcasts, events etc. we’ve learned from across the web. This week, we’ve compiled resources to learn more about the current conversations, critiques and debates about freedom of the press. Read: Freedom of the Press, Background (History.com) 2020 World Press Freedom IndexContinue reading “Weekly Resource Round Up: Freedom of the Press”

Get Involved: 11 Organizations Fighting For Police Reform

By Liz Hensler8/27/2020 After months of on-going protests, calls to action from across sectors, and a massive shift in the conversation around race and white supremacy, the horrific shooting of Jacob Blake by police officer Rusten Sheskey and subsequent murders of protestors Anthony Huber and Joseph Rosenbaum by white supremacist terrorist, Kyle Rittenhouse, in Kenosha,Continue reading “Get Involved: 11 Organizations Fighting For Police Reform”

Weekly Resource Round Up: Indigenous Peoples’ Land Rights

By Liz Hensler 8/21/2020 Above photo from Native Land mapping project (Native-land.ca) by Victor Temprano. Each week, we post a compilation of articles, publications, videos, podcasts, events etc. we’ve learned from across the web. This week, we’ve compiled resources to learn more about the current conversations about Indigenous Peoples’ Land Rights. Read: Indigenous Peoples’ collectiveContinue reading “Weekly Resource Round Up: Indigenous Peoples’ Land Rights”