Making Peace Contagious: A conversation with Marcus McAllister

A conversation with Marcus McAllister //  Interviewed by Johanna Depenthal, SC Co-founder SC: Violence is often seen as an inevitable result of conflict. How do you make a distinction between conflict and violence in your work with Cure Violence? Marcus: One of the things that we do is we look at violence being the root … Continue reading Making Peace Contagious: A conversation with Marcus McAllister

Speech Therapy and Self-Advocacy: A Conversation with Sarah Kenny

A conversation with  Sarah Kenny //  SC: Hello Sarah, thank you for joining us!  Can you tell us a little about Speech Pathology? Sarah: Sure! I think Speech Pathology is a field that a lot of people don’t quite understand unless they’ve had an interaction with a speech pathologist. We work with speech and language … Continue reading Speech Therapy and Self-Advocacy: A Conversation with Sarah Kenny

The Holocaust and “Violins of Hope:” A Conversation with Kristi Seehafer

A Conversation with Kristi Seehafer //  [Editor’s Note: Music, songs, and the instruments that make both possible can all be powerful forces for life and healing -- sometimes in unexpected ways! Last spring, the Nashville Symphony collaborated with Violins of Hope, a collection of restored instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust. This fall, … Continue reading The Holocaust and “Violins of Hope:” A Conversation with Kristi Seehafer

At Home in Little Village: Spare Time and After-Hours Advocacy for Young Professionals

Written by Joshua Moreno //  From location to actual tasks, there is nothing justice-inclined about my day job. On the eleventh floor, I can see young blondes on yachts the size of my apartment and towers ascend into clouds. My priorities are dictated by revenue and executives in London or vacationing in Cape Cod. I’m … Continue reading At Home in Little Village: Spare Time and After-Hours Advocacy for Young Professionals

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