Families Belong Together

On June 30th, I was honored to represent AFSC at the Indianapolis Families Belong Here rally. I had misgivings from the start of participating in this rally, and will go into further details about that in my next blog post. What follows is what I said at the rally. Please note that the week of... Continue Reading →

Immigrant Heritage Week speech 6/25/2018

This is the speech I gave, on behalf of AFSC-Indiana,  for the Immigration Heritage Week Press Conference put on by the Indiana Undocumented Youth Alliance. Also speaking was ACLU-Indiana, the Immigrant Welcome Center and the Muslim Youth Collective.   We gather here to celebrate the Proclamation of Immigrant Heritage Week by Governor Holcomb. We acknowledge... Continue Reading →

March for Your Life

  I have been asked to speak at the March for Our Lives March (Official youth-led) rally in Indianapolis on March 24th. What follows is my speech and I hope it will solidify the movement and inspire those that read and here it to push on despite. A special thank you to Mark Sniderman for help with... Continue Reading →

Sit Down, Becky

    I, like many other women of color, are tired. Tired of playing nice to women that think our vulvas unite us in a struggle. I'm tired of the Sheilas, Pams, Teris and Beckys of the world. The ones that go to yoga everyday never seeing their role in whitewashing a spiritual Hindu practice... Continue Reading →

2017: Trigger Happy Fuckery

As I sit here trying to figure out how to even sum up this insane year, I can't get the vision of the yin and yang out of my head. This symbol of light and darkness opposing and simultaneously containing each other. That is the only way I can see 2017, greatness and darkness in... Continue Reading →

Truth vs Power

Her name is Dalit. She is 12 years old and her childhood has been spent been within a blockade. She has only known life amongst the rubble and the sounds of bombs in the distance. She want to become a teacher but the only education she has gotten is letters chalked amongst the only wall... Continue Reading →

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