On Monday, March 8, 1965, the day after Bloody Sunday, Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King sent a telegram appeal to all faiths, urging clergy and all people of faith to come to Selma, Alabama to support their efforts of establishing equal voting rights. Rev. James … read more.
Topic: Current Events
These are frightening times. What we are seeing and hearing – who could have foreseen it? There were warnings, but they went mostly unheard. So I have two messages that may seem contradictory. First: please do not be naïve. Second: please do not despair. Naïveté … read more.
Asian American responses to anti-Asian hate range from silence to flight, self-defense, and organizing. Dr. Deborah Wong reflects on the recent surge of anti-Asian violence in the US by sharing what my friends and family have said to me when we are in spaces … read more.
Project CHELA (Children Helping Each Other Learn & Achieve) Sow & Grow Education is an innovative 501 C-3 non-profit organization that has served at-risk communities in southern California for 18 years. 50% of CHELA children have special needs. Based in Chino, Project CHELA Sow & … read more.
As cities have gotten larger, trees and other urban greenery are many times seen as a box to check rather than an important component to community health. It’s no secret that summers have gotten longer and hotter; this is a direct result of human activity … read more.
I hear it all the time. Statements like… “I guess unions were once good and helped people out, but they’re unnecessary today”, or “unions just protect workers who don’t want to work”, or “those union bosses just want your dues money, that’s all they care … read more.