Your power is in your story. Systems change hinges on our ability to articulate our stories. These are the messages of grassroots organizing.
The words we use matter, both in ensuring understanding and in building support for the issues. Read more about how we're choosing our words carefully.
During roll call, teachers would always pause at my name. Jessica…? I would raise my hand to relieve them of awkward attempts at pronouncing my last name.
With a long weekend on the horizon, we’re looking to catch up on some reading, watching, listening, and absorbing of wealth of knowledge, art, and culture.
My mom has fillings in 16 of her 28 teeth. She’s the eighth of twelve kids, and her dad used hard candies as a reward for quiet at bedtime.
Looking back at the countless inspirational leaders I’ve heard speak over the years, their impact was in their powerful resistance and counter narratives.