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5 Books that Helped Me Grow Up:  “Good News about Injustice”

The list of 5 books that helped me grow up has to include Gary Haugen’s, “Good News about Injustice.”  Reading this book deepened my prayers  and convinced me that  even I could play a small role as a justice advocate for the global poor. 727 more words


Poverty: why?

Working to prevent human trafficking means being very aware of WHY it happens to begin with. It is only by looking at the root of an issue that we may see how to fix it. 25 more words


Creativity and the World's Biggest Problems

When I was in college my university offered a few courses loosely categorized under the heading, “Big Problems.” At the time, I just thought it sounded funny. 444 more words

Inspiration And Creativity

The hidden reason for poverty the world - violence and law enforcement - Gary Haugen TED video

Gary Haugen: The hidden reason for poverty the world needs to address now

Published on Apr 21, 2015 – Collective compassion has meant an overall decrease in global poverty since the 1980s, says civil rights lawyer… 42 more words

How Violence Keeps People in Poverty (TED TALK)

It occurs to me that many people viewing this TED talk might wonder about the chronic cycle of poverty among African-Americans in Western countries like the United States where we would like to believe, we have law and order.  950 more words

Violence, Compassion, & Last Week with @IJM

Last week, I attended the International Justice Mission (IJM) annual Global Prayer Gathering. I sat among 1400 people from across the world and listened to stories, testimonies, and the great work of IJM, but mostly we heard reports from the IJM field officers and we gathered to pray. 626 more words