Blog Action Day: Dying to Give Life 15October

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   October 15, 2008

The global economic crisis is shining a light on the “haves,” but things won’t change much for the “have nots.” They will still be poor, without access to clean water, […] Read more »

Blog Action Day: Pay Equity to Help End Poverty 15October

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   October 15, 2008

Conversations about poverty often revolve around comparing and contrasting people on either side of a government-established income level, trying to process exactly what causes poverty and how to improve the […] Read more »

Blog Action Day: Women and Poverty 15October

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   October 15, 2008

Back in the day on “girls’ night out,” I would sit around, wine in hand, with friends as we plotted our retirement. All of us worked for nonprofits that had […] Read more »

Ice Breaker or Noise Maker? 13October

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   October 13, 2008

How very exciting to be attending the BlogHerDC conference and blogging while the noise of the conference surrounds me. Our first action — Who knew we’d be standing in two […] Read more »

Meet Rashi Bahri: Talk Show Host, Screenplay Writer, Producer, Director 10October

Blog   |   Education   |   6 Comments   |   October 10, 2008

I remember once, after a knock-down, drag-out battle about whether or not I should take a year off of college to travel the west coast — my corner said yes […] Read more »

Supreme Court Hears Harassment Case 09October

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 09, 2008

Monday marked the first day of the U.S. Supreme Court’s new term. During this term, the court will hear cases covering a number of important issues, including employment discrimination, free […] Read more »

Sexual Harassment on Public Transportation 08October

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   October 08, 2008

Recently police arrested a man at a Manhattan subway station on misdemeanor charges of attempted unlawful surveillance, attempted sexual abuse, and harassment. A month earlier he took a cell phone […] Read more »

Political Humor 07October

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   October 07, 2008

As serious as this election is to all of us, it is nice to be able to laugh at ourselves in these last frantic and intense weeks. If you didn’t […] Read more »

The Power of a Nomination 06October

Blog   |   Education   |   October 06, 2008

We hear a great deal about nominations these days as we are assaulted via the airwaves and in print media with half-truths and outright lies about each party’s “nominee.” One […] Read more »

House Approves Bailout Bill 03October

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   October 03, 2008

I think we are all waiting for the magic bullet to help us collectively and personally survive the latest financial downturn “cycle.” A lot of folks are pinning their hopes […] Read more »