R. Wright

Poverty, Inequality, Mobility – what’s the diff?

As we approach the mid-term elections it is exciting to see truly progressive candidates across the country gaining a foothold.  As we consider candidates and their policy positions, it is important to be able to identify what problems they are worried about and how their solutions would impact those problems.  As social justice advocates, especially …

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#AllLivesMatter? Reaching out to those that don’t “get” #BlackLivesMatter

The other day at work I was talking with some interns about the challenge of inviting people who are not directly impacted by poverty and discrimination to join our social justice work.  A young man asked me, “How do you explain the black lives matter movement to someone who doesn’t get it?  Maybe, to someone …

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