Month: March 2012

March 2012

Am I Doing My Best?

By: Lila Rosenbloom As we inch past the halfway mark of AVODAH, I find myself continuously asking one question – Am I doing the best I can to work towards justice every day? Do I do the best I can … Continue reading

26th Mar, 2012

Predatory Equity

By: Elise Goldin Working as a tenant organizer with the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB) has taught me an enormous amount about topics I had only barely understood from college- affordable housing, mortgages, lending practices, organizing strategies. UHAB has focused … Continue reading

19th Mar, 2012

Theatre of the Oppressed: Imagination as Social Change

By: Alexandra Stein This piece originally appeared at here. I came to Pursue’s Theatre of the Oppressed workshop with limited theater background (oh hey, high school Acting 1!), limited knowledge of Theatre of the Oppressed, and a lot of curiosity. This … Continue reading

14th Mar, 2012

Was Vashti an Organizer?

By: Elise Goldin This post originally appeared on The SurRealEstate here. As unnatural as it might sound, as Purim descends upon us, I can’t help but to pull out social justice themes within the holiday and compare it to our … Continue reading

12th Mar, 2012

The Grassroots of Social Enterprise

By: Danielle Unger I recently changed my work placement, and noticed that both organizations have something in common. My former placement at Voice of the Ex-Offender (VOTE) and my current placement at Liberty’s Kitchen share a connection to the Orleans … Continue reading

5th Mar, 2012