Month: January 2015

What does “middle class” mean in 2015?

“Do you consider yourself to be middle class?” I was asked this question the other day by a “middle class” 40 something year old white lady. Wth?????  I didn’t actually voice that out loud, but that was the look on my face. I know it because that’s exactly what was going through my mind. What I

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Why reproductive justice is so important!

I have already written a blog about abortion and a woman’s right to choose and have power over her own body, but in light of the recent anniversary of Roe v Wade and the fact that it continues to be chipped away at and not enough of us seem to be aware or have an

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Be mindful of your “Self-Talk”

We all have moments where we get caught up dealing with life’s chaos and whatever struggles we’re facing, and we have a hard time filtering out all the negative crap that likes to build up and overwhelm us. That’s when it’s crucial that we are careful about the kind of “Self-Talks” we have because if we’re

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It feels good to be Acknowledged

A big thank you to Nishita 13 for the acknowledgment and nomination of the Premio Dardos Award!! It’s so important that we all take the time to acknowledge and give praise to one another in the hopes of uplifting and inspiring each other.  I enjoy speaking up and out on social and political issues that effect

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Time to Renew our sense of Community

I woke up the other day with an overwhelming feeling that it is crucial that we as individuals renew our sense of community. As a society, we are entirely too disconnected from one another, too focused on individual needs and wants, concerned only with what effects us and our immediate circles. It’s a shame and

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