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.   […]