How to Make a Meal: A Meditation on the U.N. Civil Society Conference in Salt Lake City

Prepare your area. For most this is the kitchen, but it can be done in backyards, cultural halls, church gyms, and parks—even gathered around temporary tables in a brightly lit corner of a conference center, as we found during the service portion of the U.N. Civil Society Conference in Salt Lake City, when over 4,000…

To Learn and to Teach – Our Responsibility

I believe that two of the most important responsibilities each of us has are learning and teaching. In this vast world, opportunities may vary as far accessibility to classrooms, certified teachers, libraries, computers, and the Internet; but whatever is available should be cherished and utilized. Likewise, life circumstances for some have made being taught by…

Some insights from the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit

Recently we got to talk to Melyssa Webb and Dana Robb, two Big Ocean members who attended the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit  held in Washington, D.C. in June.   https://endsexualexploitation.org/cesesummit2019/ We asked them about their experience at the conference, learned more about what sexual exploitation is, and how we can help prevent it. Here…