Not Easy, But Worth It: Mixed Feelings, Complexities, and the Very Important Reasons to Not Give Up

By Michelle Palmer As the dialogue around racial justice continues, I’ve noticed (and experienced) some complexities and frustrations. Things that, if not confronted, can make us want to give up, throw in the towel, and retreat into complacency.  But the thing is that complacency is how we got here. White supremacy and systemic racism RELIES… Read More Not Easy, But Worth It: Mixed Feelings, Complexities, and the Very Important Reasons to Not Give Up

Black Books Matter: The Importance of Diversity in Children’s Literature

by Channon Oyeniran Reading is essential to everyone, but I think most importantly to children! For this Tuesday Justice post, I want to focus on children’s books and the importance for kids to read diverse books and read (or hear) stories with main characters who (unfortunately) aren’t normally showcased. Why it’s important for Ara: My… Read More Black Books Matter: The Importance of Diversity in Children’s Literature

GUEST POST: thoughts on parading in the streets while denouncing the actions of the government

by T.J. Webb   If you are like me, you may be really wrestling with whether or not today should see you donning an American Flag t-shirt, throwing the kids in the sidecar, waving tiny American Flags, and driving down to participate in the local parade like you do every year (or whatever your annual… Read More GUEST POST: thoughts on parading in the streets while denouncing the actions of the government

Resource List: Understanding the Border Crisis and How to Help

by Michelle Palmer UPDATE: After this was originally posted, President Trump signed an executive order reversing the family separation policy. However, thousands of children are still separated from their parents, and the crackdown on immigrants remains problematic. Help is still needed, and there are ways for us to get involved. For more, see Trump’s Executive Order On Family Separation: What It… Read More Resource List: Understanding the Border Crisis and How to Help