Nanci Joins Compact Nation Podcast

Nanci sat down with Marisol Morales, Vice President for Network Leadership at Campus Compact and co-host of their Compact Nation Podcast. They shared reflections in the wake of George Floyd’s murder and the movement against police brutality and discussed the importance of having spaces to show rage, grief, loss, and other emotions in the face…

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We are not ok.

“Black people share the truth of their lives, and white people treat those truths as intellectual exercises.”  Roxane Gay “White people can’t face the moral trauma of how we collude with and have benefited from your oppression. We spend a lot of time avoiding it. We have to get in touch with that grief.” Robin…

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Nanci Joins Portraits in Color Podcast

Nanci recently joined Dr. Frank Mirabal of Portraits in Color Podcast to discuss healing and transformation during the trauma and isolation of the COVID pandemic. Nanci also talks about adultism, internalized racism, language oppression, and how ending oppression requires recognizing healing the hurts of non-target groups. Click here to listen to the full episode. Portraits…

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Nanci Joins Supergivers Podcast

Recently, Nanci sat down with Jesse Johnson of Supergivers Podcast to discuss her personal journey and the work of LJIST. In particular, they discuss how Adultism (the oppression we experience as young people) creates patterns of behavior that becomes racism and other oppression in our adult relationships and prevents us from taking on the bold…

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Nanci Joins Strong Feelings Podcast

Nanci recently joined best friends and business partners, Katel and Sara, during their weekly show about work, friendship, and feminism: Strong Feelings. During the interview, Nanci discusses why building intimate relationships and allowing ourselves and others the space to release feelings aren’t just feel-good tactics. They’re acts of revolution. Click Here to Listen to the…

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PDX Equity Innovation Lab

In preparation for the launch of our 25th Anniversary national tour, LJIST is “piloting” a new suite of one-day programs, all of which apply LJIST core principles and theories of change to some of the most compelling social justice and equity issues facing our society today. This is a great opportunity to (re)connect or expand…

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Celebrating 25 Years of LJIST

Join LJIST as we celebrate 25 years with a cross-country tour of our newest suite of one-day programs, all of which apply LJIST core principles and theories of change to some of the most compelling social justice and equity issues facing our society today. Sign up for a one-day workshop, then stay for a Project Puerto Rico evening…

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¡Bienvenidxs a Project Puerto Rico!

¡Bienvenidxs a Project Puerto Rico! Un día como hoy, hace un año atrás, un devastador huracán azotó la patria de mi padre. El huracán María no solo trajo consigo fuertes vientos y extensos daños en el país, sino que en los días, meses, y ahora un año, siguientes, el huracán María ha dejado al descubierto…

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Welcome to Project Puerto Rico!

Welcome to Project Puerto Rico!   A year ago today a devastating hurricane hit my father’s homeland. Hurricane Maria brought not only high winds, rain and extensive damage, but in the days, months and now year that have followed, this natural disaster exposed an unnatural one: the long-term and on-going effects of Puerto Rico’s political…

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HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR AND WELCOME TO LJIST!

Happy Lunar New Year! We’re extremely excited to share the brand-new Luna Jimenez Institute for Social Transformation with you. This new website is a portal for all of our work partnering with individuals, communities, and organizations to end oppression and to transform society, one revolutionary relationship at a time. Welcome! We’re continuing to offer the…

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