Opinion

The Cost of Not Being Counted: Why The Census Matters

Achieving a fair and accurate census count is incredibly important when we look at the…

Undercounted and Underfunded: LGBT Representation in the Census

The Census is a tool for communities to gain proper representation and funding for resources.…

It Was More Than Just Food: The Impact of the U.S Census on Student Breakfast Programming & College Funding

For as long as I can remember I always wanted to make an impact in…

Uncomfortable: What Can White People Do To Change?

As the nation navigates protests following the brutal murder of  George Floyd, many white people…

White America Has Never Learned to Care for Black People

As protests continue around the country after the brutal killing of George Floyd, we are no…

I Refuse to Return to Normal: The Philanthropic Edition

As we begin putting our thoughts to returning to normal, some of us do not…

No Place Like Prison: Release Detainees During COVID

While many claim home feels like a prison these days, it most assuredly is not.…

From One White Woman to Another: Self-Care is Not for Us

More than once in the last three years, I’ve gotten lost in West Wing binges…

Anniversary of a Major Drilling Accident in Arlington Renews Need to Protect Texas Residents

Five years ago, my home city of Arlington experienced a major drilling accident. During fracking operations,…

Are We Really in This Pandemic Together?

Don’t be fooled by romantic talk about how COVID-19 spotlights the common plight of humans…how…

If we want a democracy after Covid-19, we can’t wait and see what happens next with elections. We have to decide what happens next.

The United States is on the precipice of authoritarianism. Our elected officials are actively fighting…

The Best Thank You to COVID Heroes is a Living Wage

Who would you say are the heroes of the COVID-19 crisis? Answers quickly lean to…