Connecting Nationally

By Sarah Herder I was sitting on a plane headed to Boston in fall 2011 when I pulled out a slim packet I was to read in advance of the conference I was attending – “Building a Human Rights Education Strategy for U.S. Schools,” co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Carr Center … Continue reading Connecting Nationally

Familiar violence and new hope. Indian tragedy may inspire change

By Cheryl Thomas I am sure many of you have been following the news about the horrific rape of the woman in India.  Linked here is a New York Times article that I found especially poignant, where the author describes her own experience of a `rape culture’. I have very much appreciated the outrage and … Continue reading Familiar violence and new hope. Indian tragedy may inspire change