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Why I Urge You to Vote Yes on Prop 47

Recently a friend asked me for some local voting advice, and when I told her how much I enjoyed sharing my thoughts, she encouraged me to not be bashful about sharing with others. 591 more words


Rehabilitation and Employment with Youth Outreach Services Verses Incarceration

This is the result of the Healing our Community Forum. Everyone who came was all on one accord; providing a formula to help develop and implement more educational and employment opportunities instead of giving incarceration to  our youth and young adults. 146 more words

Community Outreach

Love, Luck, and Letters

On a February night in 2012, there was a knock at my door. When I looked through my door’s peephole, I saw a young man in my hallway. 261 more words


Review: The House I Live In Exposes the War On Drugs

A couple weeks ago, our editor Sebastian Johnson asked everyone to write about the War on Drugs . I quickly realized I knew very little about the domestic drug war. 832 more words

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Behavioral Economics helped a communications campaign—Lessons from the Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) project

As communicators, we know people don’t always make the choices we hope they will in spite of our most persuasive campaigns. Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (ACF) wanted to see whether applying behavioral economics theories could help improve social service programs and policies. 844 more words


all together now

We’re not all together.

A few weeks ago I shared in communion with the women of a local prison during a worship service. One woman shared a moving and heartbreaking testimony. 451 more words

Greek Strife

This week’s edition of “Why The Bloody Hell Did You Think That Was Okay?” is brought to you by: Northwestern University’s chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma, also featuring the talents of the same school’s chapter of Zeta Beta Tau. 936 more words