“What Are You?” – How Struggles with Multiculturalism Have Informed My Activism

By Zamir Ticknor “What Am I?”   I remember wearing my bright, aqua blue Panjabi with exquisite designs on the collars– that my family bought when I was in my home
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When it Comes to Climate Activism, There is No “One Lane”

We’ve received pushback for supporting Black Lives Matter and voting issues being “out of our lane.” Here’s our response. By Courtney Dyson When it comes to fighting the climate crisis,
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Do the Next Right Thing: On Grief, Parenting, and Coronavirus

On Grief I was talking to a friend recently who is living with grief – her mom is sick, she and her family have moved temporarily to be with her,
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Letter from the Director

It was the worst of times. It was the worst of times.  Or so it seems lately in our country. Covid-19. Police brutality. The recession. And, in case anyone has
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Add “Prison Reform” to your Climate Activist To-Do List. Yes, really.

Racial Injustice in the time of COVID-19  As we’ve seen so often during the coronavirus crisis, we know that COVID-19 does not impact all people equally. In the United States,
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We support “Defund the Police.” Here’s why, and what’s next

We are at a crucial point in history for racial justice. There are no neutral actors here: Silence itself is a dangerous act.  That’s why we at the Chesapeake Climate
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Why Climate Activists Need to Be Anti-Racist Activists

Whose apocalypse do you care about? I was originally supposed to write this blog post about why we need the climate movement to get huge, and discuss Harvard researcher Erica
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George Floyd

The recent brutal murder in Minneapolis has forced all of us at the Chesapeake Climate Action Network to confront the injustice that runs rampant throughout our country. Our hearts and
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Graduate student life in a pandemic

Written by Joanne Sims, Virginia Commonwealth University Good Bye Spring Break, hello social distancing It was a rare occasion that the news was on in the middle of my spring
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Mental Health and Activism During the Time of Coronavirus

I saw a tweet the other day that went something like this: My therapist: Your OCD is irrational The Government: Wash your hands 19 times or else your dad will
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