REFLECTIONS

Partnering to Take Rape Crisis Counseling To Global Scale

Elie Calhoun | September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017|

We are pleased this month to hear from Elie Calhoun, Co-director of Code Innovation, about the launch of a new app that responds to the global epidemic of sexual violence by teaching users how to Read More

A Bow to Boston: A Model of Preemptive Peace

Emily Nielsen Jones | August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017|

“Today, Boston stood for peace and love, not bigotry and hate. We should work to bring people together, not apart.” Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, said on Twitter that he “couldn’t be more proud of” the Read More

Channeling Lady Liberty The Week After Fourth of July

Emily Nielsen Jones | July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017|

Fourth of July, 2017 came and went but Lady Liberty’s vigil continues reminding us of the brave work required in every generation to truly live as a free people. As we turn the page on Read More

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave: Taking Down All “Monuments” to Our Enslaving Past (Not Just...

Emily Nielsen Jones | July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017|

“Land of the Free, Home of the Brave”… some how this Fourth of July these words from our national anthem rang within me with a clearer ring… We want to be the “land of the Read More

June Transitions – Thank You, Deb, for Your 8 Years of Service to IDF

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017|

Dear Friends & Partners, June is a season of endings and beginnings with kids ending a school year, graduation celebrations, etc. Change is always happening beneath the surface of things but there are moments when Read More

Created Imago Dei: Trumping Misogyny In All Its Forms

Dr. Beth Gerhardt | June 7, 2017
June 7, 2017|

We are pleased this month to hear from Dr. Beth Gerhardt, MSW, Th.D. Professor of Theology and Social Ethics Northeastern Seminary, Rochester, NY and author of The Cross and Gendercide: A Theological Response to Global Read More

Women Breaking Caste Barriers: Made in The Image of God

Maria Blackburn | May 12, 2017
May 12, 2017|

This is the second post in an ongoing forum on the topic "What Practical Relevance Does the 'Imago Dei' Have for the Advance of Human Rights, Peace, and Global Development in the 21st century?" See Read More

Leveraging Women’s Self Help Groups with a New App

Courtenay Cabot Venton | April 27, 2017
April 27, 2017|

We are honored in the work that we do to come alongside inspiring people with inspiring ideas to make cool things happen in the world for people in remote places. One such example is Courtenay Read More