Lots has been happening in the Truth School. With classes all over CT River Valley (ok, not everywhere but in Springfield, Easthampton, Holyoke, Northampton and Greenfield) it’s hard to keep track of it all! In […]
Injustice persists when hopelessness prevails – Dr. Tatum referencing Brian StevensonBooks to Read How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi White Guys on Campus: Racism, White Immunity and the Myth of “Post-Racial” Higher […]
More of this, please. Transformation. Power from the ground up. Johnie and Jenny led this class Thursday at the Arise for Social Justice office in Springfield. The Poetry gathering from Pain to Beautiful Power was […]
We are starting to put our Spring 2020 Catalog together! Yes, it is October, but Spring will be here very soon. Classes in our Spring 2020 semester will again be led by all trainers of […]
From the Director It’s my birthday and I love presents! Now that I am old, it is fashionable, accepted, and even expected to say “No Gifts” when inviting people to a birthday dinner, party, or […]
Have you been expected to lift as you climb? Do you have tensions with other people of color in positions of power or authority over you? Is there class tension between you and family members, […]
the Truth School Fall 2019 Catalog: so many classes! all free. explore and register here.
Trainer Orientation, Fall Semester 2019!
Do Muslim Women Need Saving? Do you feel what you learned will help you grow as an agent of social change? How so? Part of my increased understanding will continue to help barriers drop away […]
“I learned what “circle practice” means and why it is so powerful. I learned how people can share in an environment that allows people to be both powerful and vulnerable.” – Truth School Participant
“In this country, communities of color have been targeted repeatedly by mass shootings and are rarely mass shooters. So my reaction to the headline was: Don’t merge the victims of violence with the perpetrators, and thereby make the victims guilty.”