Last week I made an assumption based on incomplete facts. These are easy to do – because although we don’t have all the information we think we know enough. Assumptions are one of the things that undermine inclusion, connection and belonging. So we have a new President elect and a … [Continue reading] Musings on the Presidential Election Results – Part 2
It’s a bright new day…or is it? Although I haven’t looked at the specific details, Trump has won the US election and will be in office for 4 more years. What now? In some ways I feel like I could re-post the blog I wrote when he was elected the last time. But the world is not the same as 4 … [Continue reading] Musings on the US Presidential Election Results – now what?
Last week I wrote about the activism in the NBA; the way basketball players were using their status to continue to shine a light on anti-Black racism and demand action and change. And, I missed something. The roots of resistance: the WNBA Long before the NBA players paused the playoffs, … [Continue reading] Activism and Oppression – honouring the WNBA
Last weekend I accompanied my mother to the 2019 Awards Gala for Voice of Women for Peace, held at the 519 Community Centre in Toronto. Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) is a grassroots organization that next year will turn 60. That’s quite something for an NGO. And it is the oldest women’s … [Continue reading] Voice of Women for Peace