“I” is for “I Believe in Dignity and Respect”

Thursday, September 30, 2010

by Maria Nakae Have you ever been called a bad name? It’s annoying, right? Have you ever been c...

Collecting Stories: It’s A Process

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

By Yvonne Tran This summer I collected dozens of stories from people across the nation. I was humb...

Judy & Her Father

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

This summer ACRJ's SAFIRE youth collected family stories from their elders and came up with creative ways of sharing them with all of yo...

Parental leave: a story for strong families

Monday, September 27, 2010

By Dana Ginn Paredes It has been a month since my return to work from parental leave. The transiti...

More Summer SAFIRE Story Projects

Friday, September 24, 2010

There are plenty of stories collected from ACRJ’s SAFIRE youth that are just waiting to be shared. Here is another story collection project ...

It Gets Better: Dan and Terry

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Dan Savage's column and podcast are hugely popular all over the country, including conservative communities where, apparently, teenage...

Watch Jett tell the story of his Strong Family

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

by Maria Nakae Jett shares the story of his strong family, which comes together to support his brother who has a mental illness. While ma...

A New Deal for Families of Color

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

By Moira Bowman, Movement Building Director Just yesterday, my colleague Yvonne Tran and I were doi...

Your strong family story deserves to be heard!

Monday, September 20, 2010

by Maria Nakae What does your family look like? Does it look like the stereotypical nuclear family – two straight parents, two kids and a...

Frank

Friday, September 17, 2010

By Yvonne Tran Frank tells us an amazing story of how strong women helped shape, support, and helped guide his life. They instilled in him...

Under the Table: The Elusive Family Dinner

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Maddie had her dinner tonight in the shopping cart. By Lisa Russ It’s the back-to-school time o...

If you missed me at the Permaculture for the People Report Back No Worries!

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

By Amanda Wake, Youth Organizer If you missed the Permaculture for the People Report Back at the new vegetarian Filipino Restaurant,  No W...

Do you know about Domestic Workers United's victory in New York?

Monday, September 13, 2010

by Moira Bowman I was at a gathering of friends recently, where as usual, we were lamenting the var...

Working Class Terror: BED BUGS

Friday, September 10, 2010

By Yvonne Tran Yes, yes. You probably have all read the NY Times articles on bed bugs terrorizing...

Chevron, health and the environment: no longer just a local fight

Friday, September 10, 2010

By Dana Ginn Paredes When I was in college (learning about politics, economics - and justice on the side) I joined a group of students on ...

This from a friend

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

In the past several weeks, we have collaborated with the wonderful crew of organizers and advocates who have worked to pass AB1900, a bill w...

Commemorate Workers & their Families this Labor Day

Monday, September 06, 2010

Ahhh Labor Day… the last long weekend to enjoy the California summer and relax in the company of friends and family and indulge in tasty tu...

Reflections on SAFIRE Summer Celebration

Friday, September 03, 2010

By Yvonne Tran I invited many friends to come to the SAFIRE End of Summer Celebration and all who came were very touched and moved by the ...

Our issues, our voices

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Pauline Latu was held in shackles off and on  for the 7 months she was in Contra Costa County  j...

Summer SAFIRE Story Collection Projects

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

SAFIRE Summer 2010 may be over but the buzz about the girls’ story collection projects certainly isn’t! Below is just a sample of what you m...