Every day, a 15- passenger van carried us into the dregs of single family suburbia. Each of us were armed with two bottles of water, campaign lit and a list of doors to be knocked that day. 5 hours later, sweaty, hungry and exhausted, the van returned, rescuing us from the misery. It was a pretty awful existence BUT FOR the camaraderie.Read More
Something I admire about the students I’ve gotten to know through Citizen Discourse is their candor and vulnerability when it comes to talking about mental health.Read More
This morning in yoga, the teacher greeted each person at the front desk wishing us happy Earth day. A pleasant reminder to send some love to our one and only.Read More
If you’ve read my posts in the past there’s a trend around my personal relationship with writing. I love the idea but find it really hard to get myself to do it. Lately, in light of a commitment I made to write daily, I’ve found more ease writing a blog on behalf of my old dog Einstein.Read More
There’s silence. Then there’s chaos. The bullets pierce the glass. Then the boy next to me. This is the day that this is enough.Read More
To all the congressmen that have been saying that we will forget about gun control when the new Snapchat update comes out- I promise you that we will not- we will honor those who lost their lives and we will keep fighting and when we turn 18- you will be held accountable for your lack of action in the voting booths.Read More
Over the past year, it wouldn’t be inaccurate to say that I’ve been collecting caring high school teens from different parts of the country interested in serving as Citizen Discourse ambassadors. They. Are. Awesome. One of the teens I’ve gotten to know virtually is a senior from Atlanta, Georgia...Read More
A letter to the kids who carry hope for a better day and a desire for better way.Read More
Heart break strikes when someone or some thing you hold dear lets you down. When a core value or ideal is breached. And that some one or some thing should have known better.Read More
It was a difficult birth mainly due to the length of the labor and uncertainty around what exactly was being brought to life.Read More
an ode to words
I believe words matter.
I love words. I wish I knew more of them.
I believe words are the greatest and most powerful tool known to humanity.Read More