The Violence of the American Dream

Visions of the American Dream have inspired generations of recent and established immigrants alike.  The American Dream is a story of hope and fulfillment of a better life. Yet embedded in the American Dream are assumptions that undermine its very aspirations:  try hard enough (on your own) and you will succeed; success means owning (a […]

Creative Non-Violence

We will explore some of the creative, effective ways people past and present have countered violence with nonviolent protest. In large social justice movements and in our day-to-day lives, there are actions we can take to help de-escalate conflict and reduce violence.