Friday, 22 August 2014, 04:46 am PDT

Featured Ministers

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Breaking Legos

I loved legos as a kid.  I had this huge tub of those classic multi-colored blocks in my bedroom.  I’d pull them out and root around with my hands as the legos made that crashing sound that onl... [read more]

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RadicalHapa

Sense of Place

When I first learned of the terrible injustices inflicted by people upon people I felt very helpless.  I think a part of my life has been spent trying understand these realities in part to sustain... [read more]

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Saltwater Ax

Saltwater and bits of seaweed stick to my glasses Close up an ax is raised over a barnacled rock You can hear the rapid babel of Chinese and feel the Old Men across the jetty look up at the back ... [read more]

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RadicalHapa

No More Zimmermans, Prayers and Quotes

I can not trust a system that is not willing to protect people of color.  - From a friend and organizing colleague in Portland, Oregon My communities of pastors, human rights activists and neighbo... [read more]

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Grassroots Organizing: A Public Health Model

A core part of APANO’s Model of Change is grassroots organizing, which comes in many shapes and colors.  I think its important for every community to go through a process to define what they... [read more]

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RadicalHapa

Movement Activist

Have you ever heard the term movement activist?  It isn’t something I was very familiar with until a few years ago.  With the help of my colleagues at the Western States Center and friends ... [read more]

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RadicalHapa

Organizing is Hard

Over the last 5 years I’ve been working with community organizations that are more deeply grounded in organizing as a model of change.  I’ve always believed that everyone is an organiz... [read more]

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RadicalHapa

Who do you recognize on Earth Day?

As a parent, Earth Day is a chance to bring out the environmentalist in my kids. I love all the people caring for the earth, improving their individual habits, and drawing special attention to the ... [read more]

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Garden Starts, Love & Struggle

I love the vibrant spring and great opportunities to be out in the community.   Several community organizers have started Umajaa Farm Project, and are selling garden starts and seeds Sat Apr 21 st... [read more]

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RadicalHapa

Oregon’s Festival of Democracy

Check it out, one of the most wonderful weeks of truly engaging and honestly authentic community advocates are being brought together by the Bus Project for a damn fun, critically real and pretty i... [read more]

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