Category: Social Justice Thoughts

Social Justice Thoughts

Organizing Tips: Part Two

A continuation of some things I’ve picked up in my former life as a community organizer. I’ve had people ask why I say I’m not about that life anymore. I burnt out and hard. I said yes too often. I stayed late and came in early, and I lost the joy. I turned my passion …

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Organizing Tips: Part One

I didn’t post last week, and I hate not doing things that I say I’m going to do. Still, I’ve had an amazing few weeks, and this weekend my daughter got to come home for the summer. I am so grateful to my friends who contributed to making her homecoming a reality. I’m so happy …

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Language Arts

I didn’t post last week because I decided to have an adventure. This post is going up late because that adventure made me tired and sick. I was a little disappointed in myself for not getting something up, but then I decided that wasn’t productive. I did a thing for me, and this blog is …

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We Can Do Better – Part 2

Hi everyone. Here is round two of things we can work on to build a stronger women’s movement. Stop using ableist language. I struggle with this, and I have been trying to get better. For more information about ableist language, you can check this out. Something that has been helpful for me is to make …

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We Can Do Better – Part 1

In these trying times of fascist dictatorship, we have to be vigilant about protecting women’s rights for all women. Historically, this thing called feminism has not always been on it’s A game mostly because of white people, who can’t help but ruin everything (they totally could help it, but you know what I mean). When …

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Over $24 Million

Full disclosure for this post, I used to work for my local ACLU affiliate. The situation surrounding my leaving was complicated and terrible. I am angry about the personal experience I had while working there and I also think that the ACLU does great work on a lot of important issues. I am a complex …