Activism

Moms and Kids Speak Out at Town Halls

BY ON February 24, 2017
  This week, I attended a Town Hall hosted by my borough’s councilman. The Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, was the key attraction. A large crowd of people, from the diverse neighborhoods within our districts, filled the gymnasium. It was my first experience...

TOPICS: Activism, Politics

March for Science

BY ON February 13, 2017
It’s hard to believe that ninety-two years after the Scopes Monkey Trial (which debated teaching evolution in public schools), the integrity of the science community is in politically charged territory. The reality of climate change, possibly the greatest concern of the 21st century, is challenged by those...

TOPICS: Activism, Science

#findyourbrave

BY ON February 8, 2017
Our nation is in turmoil and our democracy is at risk. The news cycle is a constant sea of trouble – pulling many of us under. With so many things to understand, to keep up with, to act on, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and...

TOPICS: Activism, Motherhood, Politics