Tagged with Justice

Privilege Guilt

Privilege, privilege everywhere.  Maybe I am becoming over sensitive.  Maybe I was blind before, given that I am a beneficiary of white privilege, educational privilege, western privilege, and so on…  So now I see it where I didn’t before, although it was there all along, like how you see strollers everywhere after having a baby, … Continue reading

This Week at School

I’ve been a bit stuck on my writing; this actually happened last fall as well.  The way work paces out just doesn’t fit well with sitting or reflecting, and I feel it not only in the blog but personally as well.  The end of this season isn’t far, but in the meantime, I decided to … Continue reading

Their Words: the URT

Their Words: the URT

We just finished a full week of training for our 40 student leaders.  I am so glad to have them back around, and so annoyed to have simultaneously fought a head cold all week (gifted to me by on of those students). My favorite piece of our training is the Urban Reality Tour, an experiential learning … Continue reading

On Russia and Love

On Russia and Love

I interviewed one of my best friends, becuase well, I wanted to.  Also because it’s fun to hear from someone you know well, but in a different sort of way. Most of all, I believe our stories are worth telling, and that when we do, the seemingly ordinary stuff of life can become something more. … Continue reading

Easy as Takeout: An Update

This is the Sunday Times, where we take a look at justice themed news stories that made the headlines recently. Last week my Sunday Times post talked about how online ordering, through social media sites like Backpage.com, make it incredibly easy for sex traffickers in the U.S. to sell girls.  I was passing along the … Continue reading

Easy as Takeout: Sunday Times

Easy as Takeout: Sunday Times

Online ordering is a ‘wave of the future;’ an easy option for delivery without even the hassle of a phone conversation. But of course, you just thought of ordering pizza or take-out from some other favorite restaurant. What about ordering something else?  Say, girls for sex? Apparently, it’s not only possible, it’s prevalent, something I … Continue reading