Adultism: The Training Ground for All Other Oppression

Born for Justice: How We Came Into the World Nine months before Rosa Parks became the face of the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, Claudette Colvin refused to give up her seat to a White passenger on a bus in Jim Crow Alabama. Greta Thunberg initiated the School Strike for Climate, which eventually led to 4 million…

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Stopping the Cycle of Oppression: How Our Early Hurts Perpetuate Injustice

The Nature of Human Beings: Spontaneous Healing from Hurts As young people we experienced many hurts. Hurts can be intentional or accidental. They can happen consciously or unawarely. Perhaps, like me, when you hear the word “hurt” you think of physical hurts and those are included here. For example, an unintentional hurt is falling while…

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Ending Racism Together: Committing to a Body of Work On and For Ourselves

Racism had a beginning. And it can have an end. What if I told you we could end racism, right now? I founded the Luna Jiménez Institute for Social Transformation with the mission to end racism through personal healing and transformation—and to live long enough to see racism end. The theories, frameworks, and practices that…

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Lillian’s Legacy

Lillian Roybal Rose is a nationally-recognized educator and consultant who offered workshops and educational resources in cross cultural communication for a wide variety of community and professional groups. She is also Nanci’s mentor, colleague, and friend. Her work to build relationships based on respectful, effective communication and cooperation is an important foundation for what we…

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