Walk for Peace – Women’s March London

By Women’s March London On Sept 21, the UN designated International Peace Day, members of the Women’s March movement across the world will walk for peace and justice in cities that have been targeted by terror. Actions are taking place in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Geneva, Stockholm, Paris, Rome, Sydney and other cities. All participants will…

Resisterhood Needs You- Protect DACA

Resisterhood Medellin is disheartened and upset by the White House rescinding the DACA / Dream Act. This, as many politicians, scholars, and economists have concurred, is a cruel and dangerous move by the current administration. This will affect 800,000 young people, currently working, studying, LIVING in and contributing to the US, not to mention the…

Anyone know someone in Antarctica?! #Not Too Far Away to Call

Action Together: Zürich invites US Citizens abroad to make their voices heard from 6 to 14 September. Tell your member of Congress “Hi from Dubai” (or wherever in the world you may be), and let them know what you think about issues that are important to you. No matter where you are, you can participate…

We Are Here to Stay! Call Today!

Action taken from WeAreHereToStay.org The DACA program protects 800,000 immigrant youth from deportation and gives them freedom to work and live life. They are in school, and working hard. They are our friends, our classmates, our co-workers and neighbors. It may be yourself. Trump just gave a deadline of March 5th, 2018 for Congress to…

Call-in Equality in the Wake of Charlottesville

By Elizabeth Voss. My journey to activism My family and I moved from Peoria, Illinois, to Basel, Switzerland, in January 2015. The past two-and-a-half years have been a learning experience, full of culture shock and discovery, but overall pleasant. I find that the Swiss locals wish I spoke more German (I’m trying!), but are generally…

How the Women’s March changed activism on a global level

By Uma Mishra-Newbery I am a US Army disabled veteran, and I am a patriot. I served my country with pride for six years as an active-duty soldier in the United States Army. My time in active duty taught me that service is not just an idea of nationalism or patriotism but it is our duty…

“To me this was and always would be the South”

I see the news today about Virginia, and it breaks my heart. I cry as that question comes back to me “Will this always be the South?” It catches me off guard, and takes my breath away, the ugliness that still exists within people. Growing up in the South can be hard to come to…

Art Resist: Back-to-School Reading List for the Conscious Soul

In today’s political climate, the discourse children overhear is often volatile and harmful in that the devaluing of certain peoples’ lives have become almost normal. Thus, in spirit of the back-to-school sales, ARO have compiled a list of picture books that were either written by refugees themselves or by those close to them. As an…