A few weeks ago I got to spend two days in Oakland with a tremendous group of wonderful people brought together by the Movement Strategy Center.
We came together to explore one big question: [...]
Reading “When Living on Tips Means Putting Up With Harassment” in the New York Times this week made me reflect on my own brief career as a waitress.
As a student in my late [...]
I laughed out loud when I first read about Facebook and Apple’s plans to cover the cost of freezing eggs for women employees.
What a surreal attempt at gender equity within a sector that [...]
The connections between systemic oppression, health, and healing became clear to me in the summer of 1999 when I was helping to organize a Type 2 diabetes support group at Las Fuentes Health [...]
In the past four months, more than 15,000 Detroit households have had their water shut off, generating a crisis the United Nations calls “a violation of the human right to water and other [...]
As someone working to change policies and practice to bring us closer to food sovereignty, I think a lot about land and how our current systems are built on private property ownership. I [...]
“Food sovereignty is about people’s right and ability to shape their own food system, including policies, practices, governance, and ownership,” says MSC Innovation Fellow Navina Khanna, who gave the opening words to 600 [...]
I am learning how to walk again.
I lost my walk after an intensive yoga training — the third of nine I am undertaking to strengthen my personal practice and my role as a [...]