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29th Oct

2017

In her 2017 memoir, Some Bright Morning, I’ll Fly Away, American poet Alice Anderson weaves together her experiences as survivor of a series of gale force winds. The devastation of Hurricane Katrina is backdrop to the ...

10th Feb

2015

Una gran noticia: Esta guía importante y fácil de usar para la crianza de los hijos y hijas está ahora disponible en español Welcome to Caring and Connected Parenting: A Guide to Raising Connected Children. This guide supports and ...

20th Oct

2014

By Emily Esworthy, SAIV Guest Blogger I have been working with the WeWillSpeakOut.US coalition for over two years, and our underlying mission is to empower churches and other faith communities to “speak out” against sexual and ...

10th Sep

2014

  Love is Respect.  Love means Reciprocity.   Love is Radically non-violent. A beautiful young woman, 16 years old, showed up at our door yesterday.  She was visibly shaken, crying as she asked, “Is Donny here?”  She ...

21st Mar

2014

Out of the frying pan of domestic abuse & into the fires of DV homicide, infanticide, & child sexual abuse “Why doesn’t she just leave?” is a question that must be countered with this tragic fact: fully 75% of ...

31st Jan

2014

Churches confront sexual violence: Column Tom Krattenmaker, USATODAY  6:25 p.m. EST January 30, 2014 Several faith-based groups are giving voice to those victimized by clergy. (Photo: Charles Rex Arbogast, AP) STORY HIGHLIGHTS ...

6th Dec

2013

2013 – Activism and Action Against Intimate Violence  WE WILL SPEAK OUT – CAMPAIGN AGAINST SEXUAL & GENDER BASED VIOLENCE On November 24th, 2013, faith communities across the country joined in the campaign of IMA World ...

27th Aug

2013

    August 28, 2013 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s march on Washington DC.  While we consider the lofty vision of a world where the civil and human rights of all people are respected ...

24th Mar

2013

The Huffington Post has published an interactive map, showing lives lost since Sandy Hook, victims gunned down in all manner of circumstances across the United States, over one thousand in a few short months. ...

27th Feb

2013

Arun Gandhi, the fifth grandson of the late Indian spiritual and political leader Mahatma Gandhi, is among the most respected and influential figures in the international peace movement. I had the privilege of hearing him speak at ...