How Do We Move Forward?

A new week is here ... have you stayed engaged? I've heard this pointed question on social media from our black brothers & sisters: "Has your feed gone back to normal?" In other words, 'are you still with us?' It's a great question for those of us who committed to change, to learning, and to [...]

Some Caregivers Don’t Get to Choose

Have you talked with your youth about racism? There’s no question: Talking about race can be sensitive, and yes, even messy. "Choosing" whether or not to talk to youth about this topic is an option many caregivers don’t have; their youth have already or will likely learn about it by confronting racism in their own [...]

This Too Shall [Not] Pass

This too shall [not] pass. We are undoubtedly in a season of awakening and revolution. For some it has stirred pain, self-awareness, sorrow, and reckoning. For others it has stirred rage, exhaustion, and unprecedented determination. "This will pass" is a phrase often used to induce comfort, peace, and hope. But right now, we challenge you [...]

It’s Not Just a Hashtag…

“For those who can’t breathe right now, we will breathe again.” - Cheryl Nembhard, Brave Author & Board Member Last year Cheryl was signing her new book for hundreds of young women from different backgrounds. She had just spoken to them about their identity as QUEENS. This season there will be no brave events, no [...]