Month: June 2014

June 2014

Brushing with Feminist Toothpaste

By Casey Tova Markenson Inside my activist toolkit, there is a toothbrush. The toothbrush is for brushing teeth to end long, tired days. Days where you smack against strangers on your commute with delays, learn that all of your clients … Continue reading

23rd Jun, 2014

Leveraging Power for Social Change

By Michal David Michal┬áspoke about her experience with AVODAH at the Chicago┬áPartners in Justice event honoring Steven H. Cohen, Rabbi Shoshanah Conover, and Julie Chizewer Weill. Her remarks follow below. My name is Michal David and I am from Sunnyvale, … Continue reading

11th Jun, 2014

Board Member Spotlight: Lynne Wasserman

The year was 1966. Lynne Wasserman, as an awkward pre-teen, took a formative trip with her father to the Mississippi Delta. Her father, a traveling salesman, sold shoes to department stores in small towns throughout the South. They walked into … Continue reading

11th Jun, 2014