Theme Overview: Collective Action-Creating a Community of Justice

Human beings are social creatures. Most things we do, we end up doing in a group, as a collective. But there are, of course, several ways to participate in the group. Some of us do things together by accident, following a type of "herd mentality" or "groupthink." The authors who contribute to this conversation believe … Continue reading Theme Overview: Collective Action-Creating a Community of Justice

Theme Overview: Mental Health – Healing in a Broken World

Across ages, oceans, and cultures, the intersection between mental health and justice overflows in a myriad of ways. How we understand ourselves and our traumas, our fears and our environment, draw us into deeper forms of empathy and awaken our desire for justice to “roll like a river” in a world in which there is … Continue reading Theme Overview: Mental Health – Healing in a Broken World

Theme Overview: Family – How those closest to us teach and shape us

Sometimes it’s easy to forget the truth of what can seem like a cheesy Hallmark catch-phrase: family is what makes us who we are. These closest of all social bonds form in different and sometimes surprising ways, and can be for many of us our most consistent community. The writers in this section speak from … Continue reading Theme Overview: Family – How those closest to us teach and shape us