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Moment for Movements

Moment for Movements

A groundbreaking conference “A Moment for Movements: Justice | Commons | Spirit” will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University, 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928. Through provocative talks, generative conversations, artist performances, and embodied practice, there will be opportunities to…

Not In Our Town

Shasta County Citizens Advocating Respect (SCCAR) is having it’s 25th annual Civil Rights and Social Justice Awards Dinner on November 7, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5050 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA. They will  be honoring the following individuals: Ann Muir Corrin – minister of Pilgrim UCC is this year’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Award […]

For The Bible Tells Me So

Can the love between two people ever be an abomination? Is the chasm separating homosexuals and Christianity too wide to cross? How can the Bible be used to justify hate? These are the questions at the heart of Daniel Karslake’s 2007 movie FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO. This provocative, entertaining…

Food Justice and an Interconnected Spiritual Worldview

This important 28 minute film, A Thousand Suns, tells the story of the Gamo Highlands of the African Rift Valley and the unique worldview held by the people of the region. This isolated area has remained remarkably intact both biologically and culturally. It is one of the most densely populated rural regions of Africa yet its people […]

USA at Bottom of the Heap

USA at Bottom of the Heap

Click here for a very powerful image (copyright by the New York Times) that graphically shows how the United States stacks up with other nations in various measurements of Social Justice. The report, Social Justice in the OECD – How Do Member States Compare, shows Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and…

Why Save Darfur?

My friend Marv Steinberg wrote this very personal and important response to my question of why he became an activist, drawing attention to the dreadful situation of genocide in Darfur and calling for change in our government’s foreign policy: “In March of 2006 I watched the reports of Anne Curry…