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If you have been a member of a community of faith for a long time, particularly in the American South, you may have heard of conversion therapy. This practice, frequently undertaken not by licensed mental health professi ...

Category: Health and Wellness Morality Religion Social Justice

All children deserve good education. The knowledge they build early on can have a lasting effect on their confidence and success for the rest of their lives. Schools should be a place where their dreams are cultivated an ...

Category: Politics Science Social Justice School

On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed off on the bipartisan effort to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. Juneteenth is celebrated as a day of freedom for Black people. Many people applaud the acknowledgement of th ...

Category: Freedom Holidays and Observances Politics Social Justice

News of the death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American man in Minneapolis who died while being detained by a police officer, quickly spread across the United States and the world, leading to widespread outrage an ...

Category: Equal Rights Human Rights Religion Social Justice

According to the CDC, elder abuse is a “significant public health problem” that affects at least 10% of adults over the age of 60. Some believe that this figure is an underestimate of the problem because many ...

Category: Human Rights Social Justice

The differing views held by conservative, centrist, and liberal factions of the United Methodist Church with regard to LGBT policies and practices appear to be coming to a head. At a St. Louis UMC conference in February, ...

Category: Politics Religion Social Justice

Americans remember Martin Luther King in January. February is African American History Month. Add these songs to your playlist to start a discussion about civil rights, race and resistance in your community. John Legend ...

Category: Equal Rights Freedom Social Equality Social Justice

On the third Monday of January, Americans remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Movies don’t always portray him accurately, but they are a good place to start learning more about his life. 

Category: Equal Rights Freedom Politics Social Justice

How many roads must a man walk down Before they can call him a man? How many seas must a white dove sail Before she sleeps in the sand? How many times must the cannon balls fly Before they're forever banned? The ...

Category: Morality Social Justice

Domestic violence affects men and women. Men can be abusers or victims, as can women. However, the reality is that many more men are abusers than get abused. Women are more commonly the victims. Although many programs ad ...

Category: Aid Human Rights Social Justice