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Letter to Seattle Public Schools Superintendent, Doctor Larry Nyland on WiFi in Public Schools

Seattle Public Schools is conducting an experiment of unprecedented scale, needlessly subjecting our children to WiFi (a practical and safe alternative is and has always been available in the form of wired networks), ignoring the growing body of evidence which urges caution.

Responding to 11-9

Marching in the streets, and signing online petitions, are easy responses. Speaking out in the community, attempting to bridge ideological divides through dialogue, organizing and participating in public actions which spring from mindfulness and love, informed by a long term vision of sustainability, with awareness of our interdependence – these are the more difficult challenges of this time we live in.

Darkness and Light

Employ non-violent direct action to disrupt business as usual and raise awareness of the need to shift away from unsustainable and unethical practices and policies, but do so without feeding the demons – your own or that of others.

It Happened – Facing the Evil of Sexual Violence

The empowerment model of sexual assault response acknowledges that the survivor owns their story. It is theirs to tell – if they choose to do so. In the aftermath of having their physical, emotional, and spiritual safety brutally stolen from them, allowing them to own the story is a necessary prerequisite before healing can begin.

Reason to Celebrate

Our unquenchable desire for material consumption, personal mobility, and anything other than simply being here and now, in the present moment, has brought us to this precarious moment. And collectively, the dominant pathways of American culture are leading us to the realization that there is little peace, only more anxiety, fear, and disease.

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