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January 30, 2017 – 2:12 pm

“Don’t we all treat suffering as a disruption to existence, instead of an inevitable part of it? He wondered what would happen if you could ‘reincorporate your version of reality, of normalcy, to accommodate suffering.’”
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BJ Miller and a New Model of Palliative Care

January 30, 2017 – 2:12 pm

“Don’t we all treat suffering as a disruption to existence, instead of an inevitable part of it? He wondered what would happen if you could ‘reincorporate your version of reality, of normalcy, to accommodate suffering.’”
Had …

When There Aren’t Enough Lawyers to Go Around

October 27, 2016 – 3:44 pm

Not just appalling but in direct contradiction with the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution. Ridiculous.
-James Ferrari
 
Read the article at the Marshall Project website here.

Private Sector Participants to the Call to Action

September 20, 2016 – 1:22 pm

As a result of the president’s request, 51 private companies pledge resources and support in order to help alleviate the global refugee crisis. This is not just a government issue, it’s a human one. A …

The Uncondemned

August 3, 2016 – 2:11 pm
Filmmakers discuss after the screening

Was lucky enough to catch a screening of The Uncondemned last night, thanks to the Hamptons International Film Festival. Very powerful material and put together masterfully.
‘”The Uncondemned” tells the gripping and world-changing story of a …

Andela secures Series B from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

June 20, 2016 – 11:50 am

“In the past two years, Andela has evolved from a crazy idea into an elite engineering organization of nearly 300 people spanning three continents. Today, Andela developers are building products for Google, Facebook and IBM, …

Kennedy Odede, co-founder of Shining Hope for Communities, on creating change

May 6, 2016 – 1:32 pm

“Finally, SHOFCO saved my life and helped me to remain positive even when the worst happened. It made me feel not like a passive victim, but like I had agency and power to change what was happening in my community.

“I think starting Shofco also gave me a sense of the power of ‘ubuntu,’ feeling connected to a universal humanity.”