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Dreams becoming nightmares

Dreams becoming nightmares

April 6, 2015 | They are privileged to live in a country of privileges. I am privileged unfairly, in a country where opportunities do not exist for all. My brother and sister do not have the same opportunities I have. Why? Youth of my people must migrate for pursuing dreams and new opportunities. Why? Not all of them have the same fate of being successful and their dreams become nightmares. Read more »

The Borders I Cross

The Borders I Cross

April 6, 2015 | I am subbing in an English class at one of the local high schools. A tenth grade boy on the front row is eyeing me suspiciously. Getting eyed suspiciously is nothing new for me, but this guy’s not letting up. His glare is unremitting, almost unblinking. He slouches in his chair as if to get a better view of all 6’2” of me, chews pensively on the eraser of his pencil and stares up as I pace and talk and gesticulate about the importance of verbs. He is definitely skeptical, though I doubt he has heard a word I’ve said about verbs. Read more »

basadaEn contra del patriarcado: 20 Herramientas para que los hombres impulsen la revoluciĆ³n feminista

basadaEn contra del patriarcado: 20 Herramientas para que los hombres impulsen la revoluciĆ³n feminista

March 26, 2015 | Todos nosotros que somos hombres que creen en la justicia social, que queremos vidas saludables y hermosas para nuestros seres queridos, y que estamos trabajando para lograr cambios positivos en el mundo, comprometámonos o re-comprometámonos a hacer el feminismo central en nuestras vidas, valores y acciones. Es hora de que miles de hombres actúen valientemente en nuestra sociedad para impulsar la revolución feminista. Read more »

Justice at the Border: Equipping People and Communities of Faith to Respond to Injustices on the US-Mexico Border

Justice at the Border: Equipping People and Communities of Faith to Respond to Injustices on the US-Mexico Border

March 19, 2015 | Peach Jack was an attendee on the Justicia en la Frontera/Justice at the Border Friendship Tour to Ciudad Juárez and El Paso, TX. Originally published in "The Spire," the newsletter of Seattle First Baptist, her article addresses some of the important details of the trip itself as well as provides some useful information to help others formulate responses to questions concerning immigration and the issues around it. Peach is the director of congregational engagement at Seattle First Baptist (a BPFNA Partner Congregation). Read more »

Unsettled by Truth: A Border Awareness Experience

Unsettled by Truth: A Border Awareness Experience

February 25, 2015 | “It’s important to come to the border. To come here is to be unsettled by truth.” These were the words spoken to us by Ruben Garcia, one of the founders and the current executive director of Annunciation House, our host for the week in El Paso. Being unsettled by truth was the unofficial theme during the Justicia en la Frontera/Justice at the Border Friendship Tour. Read more »


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