Tag Archive for: poverty
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Notes from our weekly Changemakers Alliance newsletter
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Historical perspectives about transformative justice, philosophy about human evolution, and stories from the Changemakers Alliance visits to statewide communities for the "Hometown Values & Vision" series.
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An elementary school child looked out the window and saw…
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I was in a panic. I was sure there were doctors — and others — who would perform abortions for a price, but how to find one?
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She witnessed the power of standing up, facing fear, and finding one’s agency — a power she has guided other women to unearth within themselves over the past 25 years.
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Eventually, I began to imagine what could happen if the 650,000 sisters across the world had resources to address root causes of poverty. Sisters are already in place, living and working in areas of greatest need.
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Prisons and penitentiaries (derived from the word penitent) were considered by early Christians as a way for people to reflect on their sins in isolation and emerge obedient. Eventually, Schenwar and Law write, the mission of penitence evolved into “the need to establish racialized control."
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If we could simply prove to more people that we have the ability to be happy, and that the laughter of our children brings us joy, it might shift minds.
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Sheryl WuDunn (Courtesy Photo) Empowering women and girls…