Houston Strong: Turning Trauma into Hope

Written by Camille Frey //  The neighborhood I live in is one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Houston. Refugees, immigrants, African Americans, Vietnamese, Latinx, and whites call it home. With this great ethnic, racial, and cultural diversity comes the beautiful mosaic of stories lived by its citizens. As I moved into the neighborhood in … Continue reading Houston Strong: Turning Trauma into Hope

Theme Overview: Bodies, Earth, and Tables-The Life-Giving Power of Food

As human beings living in overlapping biological, ecological, and economical sectors, our relationships with food are often complicated ones. We eat for physical nourishment as well as for community, and we expend both natural and created resources in order to obtain food. As the following pieces artistically and truthfully show, food and life are inseparable. … Continue reading Theme Overview: Bodies, Earth, and Tables-The Life-Giving Power of Food

Working with Others Towards a Just World

Written by Austin Farrow //  Embracing diversity is perhaps the most important quality in a person who hopes to change the world. Without embracing and working with all members of your community, injustice is unavoidable. This is a bold statement, but it is true. Working toward a more just and equitable world necessitates that we … Continue reading Working with Others Towards a Just World

Practice at Justice: Protests as Training Grounds

Written by Daniel Hudson //  In order to master a skill, we must first practice the rudimentary motions that comprise that skill. In the same way we must first practice at justice before we can enact (or practice) justice. I acknowledge that collective action in the form of rallies, protests, or marches can look very … Continue reading Practice at Justice: Protests as Training Grounds