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Creating Change 1/28/2012

Today was the second full day of workshops at Creating Change 2012. The conference so far has been incredible. I have had opportunities to have some really interesting conversations. I started off this morning in a workshop called “The 90 minute master’s in social change.” This workshop covered social movements, policymaking and policy analysis as […]

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Creating Change 01/27/2012

Yesterday was the first full day of the Creating Change 2012 conference. The previous two days included some workshops, a congressional lobby day, and an opening plenary Thursday night where we heard from Ben Jealous, President and CEO of the NAACP, about his experience as an activist for both the civil rights and lgbt movements. […]

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Endangered Species Summit: Recap

#Esummit Recap of the Endangered Species Women summit.

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Words Matter

A topic that I have been mulling over lately is the power of language. Specifically, words or phrases that are demeaning to certain groups of people or that are violent in nature. I believe we all have a responsibility to think before we speak, and to be mindful of the effect our words may have. […]

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My Story

A common theme in activism circles is “tell your story” workshops. Many believe that one of the best tools we have for connecting with others and persuading them to support our causes is to tell our stories

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