IN HER WORDS

“As citizens in an increasingly pluralistic and polarized country, I believe we are challenged to create more effective approaches to wrestle with critical and complex issues. Creative responses require taking new paths, participating..

I, Louise Akers

I, Louise Akers, am an educated white woman, a Sister of Charity, a World Citizen who lives an economically comfortable life in a world where at least two-thirds of the people are destitute. I live in an institutional Roman Catholic Church that is ruled by an exclusive male hierarchy that seems to have no limits […]

Communicate!

We have just experienced the swearing in of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States. Many of us are justifiably worried and/or fearful.  Others have a sense of anticipation and excitement. As citizens in an increasingly pluralistic and polarized country, I believe we are challenged to create more effective approaches to wrestle with […]

WORLD CUP FOR US WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM!

July, 2015 WORLD CUP FOR US WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM! Celebrations, euphoria, infinite media coverage, a New York City ticker tape parade!  Title IX, a significant event in the 70s that allowed and promoted girls’ and women’s sports to evolve just became a winner through the unbelievable victory of the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team victory over […]

Both Sides Now…

“A house divided against itself cannot stand.”, 1858, Abraham Lincoln “This is our basic conclusion:  Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white – separate and unequal. . . This deepening racial division is not inevitable.  The movement apart can be reversed.  Choice is still possible. . . To pursue our present […]

Starting New…

Hello, All! Excuse my year long absence from my web site (due to health challenges) which I’ve now revised and updated. I believe it’s more succinct and more easily navigated. For those of you who are new participants I do hope you enjoy it and that it fuels your passion for justice work! Welcome.   […]