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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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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Querido Papi, Daddy, ‘Apa,

It’s hard to imagine that five weeks ago today you left this earth. It’s hard to capture in words the void your playful, loving, and ever-hopeful spirit has left in my life and in the lives of so many—even people you didn’t know. I suspect you would find that hard to believe. You were a simple…

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