How Christ Followers Should Treat The LGBTQ+ Community
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How Christ Followers Should Treat The LGBTQ+ Community

June is Pride month and something I am noticing besides the conversations started around me surrounding this topic, is the bias some Christ followers have towards the community. I am a Christian and appalled by the behavior towards the LGBTQ+ community by some people declaring themselves “Christian” and “Christ followers”. I have noticed those I…

“The Just Year” Interview | World Hunger Advocacy

“The Just Year” Interview | World Hunger Advocacy

Earlier this year myself and Kiva Denson were asked by Hannah Gronowski, founder of Generation Distinct to raise awareness and share our experience advocating for those suffering from malnutrition, globally.  I would love to share with you the interview- I had a wonderful conversation, and welcome you to take part and join our discussion. Click the…

How Social Justice Affects You | Part 2: Socialization

How Social Justice Affects You | Part 2: Socialization

Socialization is the process of internalizing the norms and ideologies of society. Socialization encompasses both learning and teaching and is thus “the means by which social and cultural continuity are attained”. Socialization is strongly connected to developmental psychology. Humans need social experiences to learn their culture and to survive. Socialization essentially represents the whole process…

How Social Justice Affects You |Part 1: Environment
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How Social Justice Affects You |Part 1: Environment

It wasn’t until recently I linked social justice and environmental issues together. I’ve never conversed simultaneously about these two issues, nor had I thought of their symbiotic relationship. This changed when I read the article “Climate change: the poor will suffer most” by UN reporter, Suzanne Goldenberg. She writes how ‘”these are some of the…

Recognizing Human Trafficking | January, Week 2
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Recognizing Human Trafficking | January, Week 2

January is recognized as “National Human Trafficking Awareness Month”, but can you spot the signs of someone who is being trafficked? This post will share tips for recognizing this global issues as well as tips on how to report human trafficking. Human trafficking is an issue in almost every country. Men, women and children are…

Modern Day Slavery

Modern Day Slavery

Last night my friend Celeste and I attended Project Reclaim‘s worship night, to raise awareness for human trafficking. Project Reclaim partnered with Naomi’s House to help educate and raise awareness around this issue. I learned that 24,000 women and girls are sexually exploited in Chicago alone. That’s crazy! It’s hard for me to wrap my…