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In the dark

I hear steps behind me,

soft soled creeping slowly closer,

then dropping away

just like you did in our life

playing on my fears and emotions… 53 more words

“I Dare to Air—My Resilience, My Truth” Traveling Clothesline Installation Opened in San Jose on October 15th

Exhibit of traditional dresses accompanies real stories of local domestic violence survivors from diverse ethnic communities.

The East San Jose PEACE Partnership is proud to be a co-sponsor of “I Dare to Air—My Resilience My Truth,” an exhibit of traditional dresses accompanying real stories from local domestic violence survivors from diverse ethnic communities.  244 more words

Purple Purse-Allstate Foundation

When I first started to gather information about vexatious litigation and look at my options for how I was going to try and gather a team to help change it, a friend I’ll call K, told me about… 346 more words


An Interview with Asian Pacific Islander Community Action's (APICA) Kirin Macapugay

Asian Pacific Islander Community Actions (APICA) is our community sponsor for our March 2 performance at Skyline Hills library at 2pm. The discussion after the performance will focus on mental health. 811 more words

Philippine Consulate San Diego

The Ethics of Violence: Why Trauma Doesn't Excuse Brutality

In a 1984 conversation, the notable black author and social critic, James Baldwin, and black feminist writer and poet, Audre Lorde, discussed the issue of violence in the black community, particularly the violence directed toward black women. 617 more words

Fade to Black

Image courtesy of spaceanswers.com

Life is crazy, one day you are reading encyclopedias at your grandma’s house and pretending to be an adventurer searching for treasure and the next you are holding a knife and yelling “get out or I will fucking kill you” at the top of your lungs. 1,641 more words


What requires the most urgency at this point in time: Falsely reported hate crimes or INITIATIVES to try to prevent planned hate massacres???

Important Disclaimers: I am NOT a clinically trained medical or mental health professional. Nor am I trained in matters of public safety or law enforcement. 1,001 more words