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Communication to Elected Official Regarding COVID-19 Relief (Updated, Sept. 2020)

Feel free to use as much of this drafted communication as you would like, and customize to fit your needs and intended audience. Dear _________, Thank you for your service to our city/county/state/district/country. I’m reaching out to you regarding the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on some of my most vulnerable fellow constituents. Black people are […]

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Non-Profits I Currently Support (Updated, Sept. 2020)

Fighting injustice comes with a cost, which could involve time, money, resources, and even relationships. I’ve researched, and continue to research, non-profits that are doing excellent work toward influencing policies within specific areas I care about. Contributing time and money to effective non-profits is one of five ongoing action steps for driving policy change on […]

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My Favorite Female Writers

My favorite female writers span several genres, and each woman has distinguished herself as a master of her craft. If the ones who are still living got together to form their own literature faculty, the school would be without rival: Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance, True Refuge, and Radical Compassion Toni Morrison, author of Beloved […]

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Daniel Pink’s “A Whole New Mind”

Nearly a decade ago, when social media was still catching on, breakneck technological disruption was finally being noticed, and the country was trying to swim its way out of The Great Recession, I read and wrote this blog about Daniel Pink’s enduring masterpiece A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future. It’s time to […]