The Oakland Peace Center is a collective of 40 organizations working to create access, opportunity and dignity as the means of creating peace. Sandhya (host of HftH) says as director, she has the best job in the world – daily inspiration. Irene Florez guest-hosts this interview!
18 Million Rising strengthens political engagement and Asian American Pacific Islander community through new media. They do amazing work to connect AAPI justice with all work for justice. Prepare to be inspired by Cayden Mak and 18MR.
Bay Area Women Against Rape does exactly what the name suggests. Christopher Watson works in the Sexually Exploited Minors program, creating opportunities for peace among young people involved in sex trafficking, young people who have had very little peace in their lives. Prepare to be inspired by how BAWAR is being peace.
In a community where people think there are no homeless people or that people without homes don’t deserve to live there, Marin Interfaith Street Chaplaincy lets the street community know that they are a contribution to one another and the community. Prepare to be inspired by Paul’s work and stories.
Music by Earth Amplified.
Oakland Unite is a collaboration of community-based organizations, public agencies, and residents working to reduce violence in Oakland. Kevin and his team are in the streets and in the prisons making that happen every day.
Music by Earth Amplified
The Fair Act mandated that CA classrooms teach LGBTQ history. Will Grant is using that law to foster deep conversation and stronger community in our state’s schools. Prepare to be inspired by Will and the Fair Classrooms Curriculum.
New Beginnings Sister Circle provides young women with a grounding in self-valuing and in solidarity as a way of becoming powerful leaders in the community. Prepare to be inspired by how LaDasha and the Sister Circle are being peace.
Music by Earth Amplified and Diamond Berry.