Continuing to Progress in Spite of National Regression

by Mariana Huben The results of this election remind me of one historical event that I learned about in my intermediate school American history course: Custer’s Last Stand. Once glorified as a heroic final battle between George Custer’s troops and the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho people, the occurrence was renamed the Battle of Little … Continue reading Continuing to Progress in Spite of National Regression

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A Letter to the American People

Dear Fellow Citizens, I have spent the last few days comforting people (especially young people) who are distraught, sad, afraid, hopeless, feeling terror and paralyzed about what to do next, which has been extremely tough. I had to tend to my wounded heart and spirit, too. Doing the work I do (equity/social justice work), makes … Continue reading A Letter to the American People

Dia de Los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Art

Early November is a colorful time of year; leaves reveal hidden shades to us as the changing weather appeals to their transitionary nature and, in Latin American communities, brightly adorned paper picado (paper flags) are hung in honor of Dia de los Muertos.  Traditionally, this holiday spans the first and second days of November, which respectively correspond … Continue reading Dia de Los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Art