Coming to the Table With chapters across the US, Coming to the Table is an organization that invites conversation between the descendants of slaves and slaveholders in a move toward healing and reconciliation. “They value the sharing of personal, family and community stories as a powerful vehicle for uncovering history, building relationships, healing and inspiring […]
The flu has hit harder this year than any time in recent memory. It’s affecting the population so much on the East Coast and South East that New York State and the city of Boston have called in states of public health emergencies. Naturally, everyone wants to avoid getting the flu. So besides just washing […]
i have recently returned from a 6-month community-supported sabbatical. i am feeling healthier and happier now than i have ever felt in my adult life. i say that as someone who has burned out at least three times in my life, who has patterns of overworking, undersleeping, working in urgent hopeless conditions, and undervaluing my […]
Martin Luther King, Jr. | “Why I’m opposed to the war in Vietnam” Listen to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Grammy Award winning speech (delivered on April 30, 1967) on the triple evils of racism, economic exploitation, and militarism. Review | Yoga to the People This review of Yoga to the People, with locations in Manhattan, Berkeley, […]
Author and cultural critic, bell hooks has devoted her life to discovering the true nature of love. She defines six ingredients of love, including, the links between healing and love, what healing is and why something doesn’t have to be broken for healing to take place. bell hooks is fascinated by love. For years, she has looked at […]
Mark Lilly, founder of Portland, Oregon’s Street Yoga, began teaching yoga to at-risk youth in 2002. He believes that “yoga is a practice of service to humanity.” And considering the young people he’s worked with in his yoga classes–many are youths who have obviously been abused: “There’d be kids shaking, literally shaking, with big bruises,” […]
The Health, Healing & Environmental Justice Group is a collaboration made up of a national network of healers and healing justice organizers who have joined together for the purpose of promoting healing and wellness as integral to social justice work at the USSF. They are calling for volunteers, medical supply donations and general support.