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Business

Nonprofits: Need help being better?

“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better Anne Lamott First, the stories unfolded on Twitter. Then, they jumped to CNN. There’s a reckoning happening in the nonprofit space. As Lori Adelman notes, “The reckoning is long overdue.” Here’s […]

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Business

We Should All Be Against Murder

Here’s one of the great things about being an entrepreneur of a socially conscious small business: You can make choices about whether or not you want to, in your own business, do the same things that you did when you worked for other people. Many politicians, corporations, and nonprofits have issued organizational statements that beautifully […]

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Peace and Security

Women in Peacekeeping

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” β€” John F. Kennedy Today, May 29, is Kennedy’s birthday. It’s also International Peacekeepers Day. The latter is an annual commemoration, and this year’s theme celebrates the unique role women play in building peace and security. The photo above was taken while I was […]

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Health

How am I doing?

Today, I am wearing black in honor of all the fucks that died before they could be given. πŸ’ Are cities burning? Yes. Is that ideal? No. Was this to be expected given the circumstances? Naturally, of course. My focus: Building up communities & protecting my physical, emotional, mental, and sexual health. 🎢 Forget your […]

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Quotes

Rebellion

“I think America must see that [uprisings] do not develop out of thin air. Certain conditions continue to exist in our society which must be condemned as vigorously as we condemn [uprisings]. But in the final analysis, an [uprising] is the language of the unheard. And what is it that America has failed to hear? […]

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Business

Happy Anniversary

Well, shit, I totally missed that. Six days ago, April 24th was my anniversary. Grab a seat. Here’s the scoop … I coded my first website when I was living in Los Angeles from 1995 – 1996. My manager / a fellow student, Scott Barrow, would later work for Napster. (Remember them?!) A year later, […]