Why Inspirations Matters

By Troya Bishop | Feb 25, 2021 Both my dream and my purpose is to accomplish unity and healing in the United States of America by teaching about racism and teaching strategies on how to heal our nation. As an advocate for social justice, over 25 years of my life have been dedicated to advocacy,Continue reading “Why Inspirations Matters”

Who We Free Not What We Cage

By Isaac Cudjoe | December 2, 2020 My earliest memory of social change originates in a small church, with about 17 other people who would meet Sundays, Tuesdays, and Fridays inside a middle school classroom. Sometimes when I shut my eyes, I can relive it all. I remember sitting by a cold classroom desk, oneContinue reading “Who We Free Not What We Cage”

On Charity and Change

Dr. Gary Kelsey | October 21, 2020 When I was young, I remember hearing President Lyndon Johnson announce he was instituting the War on Poverty! The goal was to eliminate poverty in the United States. I clearly remember his optimism and belief this war could be won! I still recall being excited that we couldContinue reading “On Charity and Change”

What Do My Dad, Gary Coleman, and MLK Have in Common? My Path to Community Service

By Dr. Irana Hawkins | October 5, 2020 Growing up, my father generally discouraged us kids from watching TV with the exception of “educational” programs.  When planning for a family outing, he announced our departure time and stressed being ready on time.  However, at the stated time of departure, he would say to us, “GoContinue reading “What Do My Dad, Gary Coleman, and MLK Have in Common? My Path to Community Service”

Addiction, Recovery, and Social Change: Creating a New Perspective

Tricia Parido | September 14, 2020 I’m about to embark on a topic that doesn’t come out of our mouths too often when we’re talking about social change. But for me it was the most pivotal change that I made in my life and also provided immensely for hundreds of others that I have workedContinue reading “Addiction, Recovery, and Social Change: Creating a New Perspective”