Ever since I was young, I have been mesmerized by stories. I lived in a world of Clifford the Big Red Dog, Curious George, and The Berenstain Bears. As I got older, the characters changed and the books grew thicker, but I never lost my love for the stories they presented.
Halloween is just around the corner. I have to say that there is a lot that I love about this time of year. Crisp air, turning leaves, a squash cornucopia, and roasted pumpkin seeds are all delightful. Similarly delightful—people seem to put their thinking caps on for issues of gender inequity, social constructions, and oppression.
Have you ever had a standstill week? One that felt like nothing moved, conversations stagnated (or erupted), and the effort you put into things seemed to reap zero return?
Last week, I found myself in the mile-high city of Denver at the American Evaluation Association’s (AEA) annual conference, Evaluation 2014. If someone had told me a year ago that I would be geeking out on all th
We’re thrilled to introduce the new SANE Sustainability app, now available for download on the iPhone and iPad.
It seems as though kids today have so much more to deal with than I ever did growing up. Either that or I didn’t see everything that was going on around me. Kids have been bullied for years and in many different ways. Tools and resources are so important in stopping what seems to have become the accepted behavior.
In past years, we’ve celebrated LGBT History Month with a series of great guest blogs. October is a big month for LGBTQ activism. It houses Coming Out Day (October 11) and Ally Week (October 13-17).
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately about silos. Not those big towers on farms where corn and grain are stored, but the silos we’ve built in the anti-violence movement.
I have spent the past week feeling inundated by negative news coverage. Granted I am all for staying informed, but to continue to watch and listen to all the horrible things going on, sometimes makes me feel helpless. I am, however, reminded that there are still good people in the world.