I’m a BIG proponent of Valentines Day as a day for celebrating LOVE of all kinds (non just romantic heterosexual cis-gendered love.) My girls and I do a lot to celebrate the love we have for all the different people in our lives. The following a few books my family LOVES about LOVE!

I reached out to my good friend and poster diva Tula Jeng for some advice. Based on our convo, I put together a quick and “nasty” list of tips and tricks to help any family whip up some really great posters in no time flat!

My girls and I are gearing up to make signs and protest for our first time as a family. With that in mind, I think it’s important to 1) make a cool sign and 2) be clear about my reasons for marching. Here are some thoughts…

You’re never to young for social justice. I’m sharing these resources with my girls as we prepare to participate in upcoming political actions this week.

I’m gearing up for a week of action: family-friendly MLK teach-ins, marches, parent education and organizing. Being a “good mom” means modeling how to be a good person. That means speaking up for yourself and others. “Your silence will not protect you” — Audre Lorde | Repost: @lgbt_history . . Gearing up for a week […]

2016 started off with a bang and is thankfully shlumping toward its ultimate demise. While I’ll be happy to see it go, it has been an amazing year.

For several years now, I’ve been very active in my community and online, advocating and organizing for social and racial justice, especially in our schools. I’ve learned that this fight we’re in is not a small one. Battles will be won and lost, but we won’t win any wars if we burn ourselves out along the way. […]