…Celebration without honor to the truth is meaningless…
…. feeling the pressure from conservatives nationally, to enact legislation about a problem that is definitely not a Texas problem. This bill has the potential to divide our State further …
..as soon as the realities of racism, accountability, and what real systematic change requires of us, we were like, “Nah, the status quo is good.”
…as we remember the lives lost due to racism, let’s remember to do our part… “We are only as blind as we want to be”
…Creating spaces for people to participate with art, having creative conversations while making these spaces accessible is key to maintaining a vibrant community such as Austin…Art should be accessible to all
“There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.” – Margaret Wheatley
…the real work that upsets the status quo is the repetitive work completed daily, weekly, yearly…
…sometimes we can’t see the forest for the trees. The pains of hunger in the US can overshadow our lack of effort in addressing the systemic cause of it, food insecurity.
….every couple of weeks, we want to hit you with three things we are paying attention to and a dash of our perspective..
…. As we look into our communities, and see the greatest needs, there is no doubt that for many Austinites, Texans, Americans… their life can feel like a frame up…So it was important for us – that this was our starting point and thus the name of our blog.