Oppose School Vouchers

Oppose School Vouchers

The Pennsylvania Senate Education Committee has passed SB 2 a bill that increases the prevalence of school vouchers. POWER, PCCY ( Pennsylvania Citizens for Children and Youth), Education Voters of PA, and many other education justice groups are calling for citizens...
A Moment or a Movement: A Good Friday Reflection

A Moment or a Movement: A Good Friday Reflection

On Saturday, March 24 I joined an estimated 7000 people in Philadelphia and millions across the country participating in the March for Our Lives. Marching thru Old City Philadelphia and down by the Delaware River, hearing young people voice their passionate concerns,...
(Re)-Visiting Columbine

(Re)-Visiting Columbine

I boarded a plan to Littleton, CO just two days after 17 people were killed and many others wounded at Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, when former student Nikolas Cruz opened up his semi-automatic assault AR-15.  I was going to Littleton to...
The Restlessness Paradox

The Restlessness Paradox

In 1950 the late Howard Thurman wrote: There is a universal urgency for both personal and social stability… History on this planet must be regarded not as individual happenings unrelated to social processes, but, instead, as overlapping patterns of group behavior...
Behind the Lines on Health Care

Behind the Lines on Health Care

Recently a great deal of media attention has been focused on Michael Wolff’s new book, Fire & Fury, and statements made about members of the president’s family and staff, along with observations of activity and persons behind the scenes in the Trump White House....