Policy & Law: Learning to Use the Tools That Build Our Context

Policy, law, and politics in general can sometimes seem more complicated than they’re worth. For many of us, the laws that govern us remain somewhat mysterious and abstract -- we know they shape our world, but we don’t always have the energy to think about how and why. The two writers who contributed to this … Continue reading Policy & Law: Learning to Use the Tools That Build Our Context

The Power of the Collective: A Conversation with Calvin Allen

A Conversation with Calvin Allen //  How did you get into community-based and collective action work, and where has that led you? Calvin: Actually it was here in Durham—it’s funny, I was just telling this story. I was part of this really amazing group of young adults who had just graduated from college. I had … Continue reading The Power of the Collective: A Conversation with Calvin Allen

Refugees, Employment, & a Front Row Seat to Resilience

Written by Dan Peterson //  A collection of things occur both internally and externally when a person is forced to flee in order to secure the safety of both their own life and that of their family. The journey and traumas along the way often lead a person to deeply question their self-efficacy. A primary … Continue reading Refugees, Employment, & a Front Row Seat to Resilience