“Civics” Engagement

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, “Our best hope is the generation coming up.” I couldn’t agree more. There is little doubt that we need...

Free Poverty Workshop

As much as I endorse paying handsome fees to outside speakers, I am proposing a dynamite training session on poverty that won’t cost a...

Dismantling Racism: Stand Up and Go to the Bar

At breaktime at a dance, the DJ was visiting with some of the patrons. When one of them told a racist joke the DJ...

Teaching Civility

There is little doubt that our political process has rarely faced the serious challenges we currently encounter. The level of divide, disrespect, and downright...

Education to the Rescue — Again

We are saddened by the current toxic climate in America. Racism, anti-Semitism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of hate have again reared their ugly...