Blog, Book Reviews

Book Review: Becoming Heroines by Elizabeth C. McLaughlin

Becoming Heroines: Unleashing Our Power for Revolution and Rebirth, by Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin, is a non-fiction book that focuses on ways to becoming the heroine in your own life. A former Wall Street trial lawyer and serial entrepreneur, McLaughlin is an author, activist, and founder of the founder of The Gaia Project for Women’s Leadership. …

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Blog, Educate and Activate, Social Justice

Putting Feminist Theory into Action with Abolition

What does feminism have to do with abolition? When I think about this question, I’m reminded of an art print I came across some years back, from a social media project by writer and organizer Mariame Kaba. The poster read, simply: PRISON IS NOT FEMINIST.  According to the Sentencing Project, the number of incarcerated women …

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Blog, Social Justice

How to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month if you’re not Hispanic

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!!! National Hispanic Heritage Month traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans. Observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon B. Johnson and was then expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on …

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