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  • Blog
    Wed, 6 May 2020
    ArticleMy Experience at the World Conference 2020: Youth...

    On Saturday, May 2, I had the honor of representing Intersections International at the World Conference 2020: Youth Assembly. Over 300 participants tuned in from around the world to partake in an electric, youth-led conversation on nuclear war, climate change, the COVID pandemic and racial and economic justice. The... more...

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    Tue, 28 Apr 2020
    ArticleHighlighting SDG #10: Reduced Inequalities

    How do we want to coexist with one another?   What does a world where everyone is treated equally actually looks like?  The answers to these questions are important for how we interpret the UN Sustainable Development Goals and take action to achieve equality around the world. The key to sustainable peace... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 27 Apr 2020
    ArticleExpressing Gratitude

    At this moment, I think we all feel a bit traumatized. The quality of life we are experiencing is not like anything most of us have ever lived through before. In this time of physical distancing, our thoughts are even more engaged. As we spend more time in mental solitude, it can become quite easy to focus on the loneliness and allow... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 23 Apr 2020
    ArticleRamadan Mubarak! Ramadan Shamil!

    Ramadan Mubarak! Attempts to establish a lexicon of non-degrading appropriate terms for the LGBT community in Arabic is an ongoing process first traced back to the end of the 1990’s. In 2003, a group of LGBT identifying Arab women call the Mujadarra Grrls, published a bilingual glossary of positive expressions of sexuality in... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 21 Apr 2020
    ArticleYom HaShoah 2020

    A name is a life, a story, a whole world – relationships, thoughts, feelings and dreams, dreams, dreams. On this Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah, the air we breathe is filled with lives and worlds and dreams as Jewish communities all over the world read the names of those who perished in the Holocaust. Six million... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 21 Apr 2020
    ArticlePortal to a New World:
    An Earth Day...

    There are so many lessons to learn in this time of COVID-19, and specifically throughout Eastertide, the 50-day period between Easter Sunday and Pentecost Sunday. On a positive note, we have witnessed the uniting of humanity. We have seen people come together, quickly to combat colossal issues. On a challenging note, we cringe at the... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 20 Apr 2020
    ArticleHighlighting UN SDG #5: Gender Equality &...

        Women and girls are being disproportionately affected by the global Coronavirus pandemic in many ways. Women play a vital role as caretakers around the world; with over 75% of the healthcare workforce made up of women, these positions play a crucial role in keeping our societies safe and healthy. Many women are... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 14 Apr 2020
    ArticleA Passover Poem

    Happy Passover to all our Jewish friends, freedom lovers and liberation seekers! A Passover Poem Moses went down And God wept him awake River water freedom and we all feel it flow Moses stood up And Israelites followed him out What if we all did the same? Gave our River water freedom a chance? Darkness on a... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 14 Apr 2020
    ArticleA Prayer for Chibok –
    Six Years Too Long

    Click the photo above to listen to the prayer. (Prayer transcript below) In the Name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, God of every human soul, hasten to our prayers this day.  Holy One we come to you knowing that we are in the midst of a global pandemic.  Knowing that Coronavirus is ravaging throughout our world and... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 14 Apr 2020
    ArticleHighlighting UN SDG #3: Good Health & Well-Being

       Today marks six years since the horrific kidnapping of 276 girls from their government secondary school in Chibok, Nigeria. Taken by the militant, terrorist group, Boko Haram, these young students experienced extreme brutality and violence at the hands of their captors. Some girls escaped, others were rescued,... more...

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