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VISITING El Barrio Logan

VISITING El Barrio Logan

I took my kids to visit El Barrio Logan. In so many ways, it felt like I had come home. We were out exploring in the city, on the type of adventure we haven't done since COVID-19 began.Β Beginning in Chicano Park, we began walking through this local site known for...

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May 2021: Petitions And Social Action For Current Events

We are half way through May and during my #JusticeDaily IG videos, stories and posts we've collected quite a few petitions and social action ideas for current events to step forward in. Wait--petitions? Some of you might want to click away when I mention signing...

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How To Not Be a Bad Advocate for Social Change

How To Not Be a Bad Advocate for Social Change

Occasionally, the best way to learn how to do something well is by learning what not to do. I empower people to be good advocates for social change, but these days I am seeing a lot of bad activism. Here are things not to say if you want your advocacy and activism to be better-received.

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Jerusalem Old City Easter Series

Jerusalem Old City Easter Series

Peace Comes at a Price Here's my pic from the alleged Garden of Gethsemane. True, the olive trees in this garden are hundreds of years old. True, they are at the base of the Mount of Olives. And historically true, Jesus spent some of his last hours within a kilometre...

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Our Tenth Anniversary with #BOT2021: Faith, Hope & Love

Our Tenth Anniversary with #BOT2021: Faith, Hope & Love

We believe everyone should be free! This is the TENTH year since I started Blackout Trafficking (formerly the Little Black Dress Project). Over these ten years, we've raised just shy $100K for anti-trafficking organizations, mostly the little guys (whom I am...

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How I’ve Been Getting Over Jealousy and Insecurity

One thing that I've always really struggled with is a tendency to be jealous and insecure. But recently I've been getting over jealousy and insecurity. Let me tell you how. The Opposite of Confidence Remember that time you felt so awkward that you wanted to crawl into...

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What I’m I About?

Like you might be, I’m a busy parent, a leader of some, and I even burnt-out while doing world changing things (surprise!). I re-calibrated. I’ve brushed-off, grown a little, and now use my experiences (both the good and bad) to continue empowering you to make a difference–but while also guiding you be more fully alive. Sound good? > Let’s do this!

 

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