Guest Editor Rev. Dr. Barbara Welch talks about "Existential Shame", substance abuse, and the world of local churches Research Associate’s Note: As part of our new PANDEMIC section, we are continuing to reflect on how helping institutions, particularly the Church, can be present to meet people’s needs in a time of fear, stress, and isolation. … Continue reading PANDEMIC EDITION: Pastors, Is Your Church Safe for Survivors of Abuse?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzV1-nJGBBc Truth Hurts, But Not in THIS Classroom!
Activist Greta Thunberg's fierce, outraged speech at the UN Climate event this week showed the POWER and GLORY of a plain-speaking child addressing a gaggle of naked Emperors. Without a profane word or a footnote, a prevarication or stumble, she articulated the world's unwillingness to address our mass extinction event. Brava, Greta! You are speaking … Continue reading The Niceness Trap
Notre Dame Women's NCAA Basketball Coach at the Final Four "How are these young women looking up and seeing someone that looks like them, preparing them for the future? We don't have enough female role models. We don't have enough visible women leaders. We don't have enough women in power. Girls are socialized to know, … Continue reading Leading Girls: Why NCAA Coach Muffet McGraw Won’t Hire Male Coaches
A Girl With a Book is a scary thing in some parts of the world, did you know? That's what Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai says in praise of education for girls! Sometimes its very clear that the Powers That Be are afraid that girls and women will 'weaponize' knowledge and demand their rights. And, … Continue reading LEADING GIRLS Start a Feminist Bookclub with Online Guides!
We are all aware that women's participation in great historical movements is routinely lessened, disappeared, and forgotten. Read about Black women In The Civil Rights Movement of the last century below to remember our sisters who changed a piece of our world! Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement
Usually, the daily events of keep us so busy it's hard to keep up with the "Big Picture". By the time something makes it to the front page, the radio, or hashtag, things may already--in fact probably---have reached a critical state that has the power to reach into your daily life. The Word is out! … Continue reading LEADERSHIP: THE WORD IS OUT!