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How Does It Feel to Be In Your Body? – Editor’s Letter and TOC

“There is no single story that tells the truth of this community of cells self-organizing within our skin.” — Susan Raffo

Preparing for the Future: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“It is time ... to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” — Maya Angelou

Why Incarceration Does Not Reduce Crime: Editor’s Letter and TOC

Data reveals the roots of why people are incarcerated — and indicates why prison might not be the solution.

Perspective From Bosnia (+ speech: How to Elect Women in a Patriarchy)

"Several women in politics that Amra and I have interviewed indicate their greatest strength is in listening. They learn what the issues are, talk to people about what might resolve those issues, and figure out how to make it work."

To Heal Instead of Judge: Editor’s Letter and TOC

"All of a sudden you feel like somebody has your back and you matter. You are not just an addict. That grace is huge." — April Chouinard

Birth and Bodily Autonomy: Editor’s Letter and TOC

The is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives. — Audre Lorde

The Ethics of Community Care: Editor’s Letter and TOC

"Imagination shared creates collaboration, and collaboration creates community, and community inspires social change." — Terry Tempest Williams

Lessons From Marine Mammals: Editor’s Letter & TOC

I had to focus not on what I could see, but on how the sound bouncing off me in relation to structures and environments locates me in a constantly shifting relationship to you, whoever you are by now. —Alexis Pauline Gumbs, “Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons From Marine Mammals”

Collectively Facing Down Fear: Editor’s Letter & TOC

“This fear spurs me into action.” — Lindalee Soderstrom

Taking Charge of Change: Editor’s Letter & TOC

“We must not be content only to see things as they are. We must have the vision, faith, and hope to see what things can and must become.” — Sister Generose Gervais

Shaping a New System: Editor’s Letter and TOC

Americans put a lot of energy and political investment into an inflated capitalist system that is only a sliver of how our communities work.

Putting Money and Policy Behind Prevention: Editor’s Letter and TOC

Melissa Petrangelo Scaia: "My frustration is not that we do not know how to end violence against women. It is that we have not changed the thinking that women are less.”