Bringing Men to the Table

Centuries ago among the Igbo people in Nigeria, women had a level of autonomy not experienced today. Amaka Akudinobi, who is an Igbo woman, associates the shift in women’s status with the British coming into Nigeria and instilling their values on the people there. Through the nineteenth century, certain aspects of European ideology were integrated…

A Father’s Heart

“You gotta have heart,” says the song about a down and out baseball team. John Sudbury isn’t a lyricist, but he could have written those words. He has a heart as big as all outdoors and encouraged those who played football or baseball for him to take heart and give it their whole-hearted effort.  He…

June 2018 Board Message

That’s me in the middle – one sister with four brothers.  Actually, I had a big sister, but when I was only six months old, my sister Charlotte passed away.  The government was testing nuclear bombs in Nevada, and many people in Nevada, Utah, and Idaho were victims to the illnesses caused by the nuclear…