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Rejecting silence: Changing the language of violence [video]

Acts of violence prevail in our modern society. Violence against children, against women, and against men. The perpetrators? Primarily men. On whom does the conversation focus? Primarily on the victims. Things aren't getting better. It's time to change the conversation. It's time to reject silence and change the language of violence. Watch this very important… Continue reading Rejecting silence: Changing the language of violence 

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Mi Vida Loca

Ladies: Why don’t we smile and learn to take a ‘compliment’? [video]

About two weeks ago I was standing at the bus stop when I noticed a young man getting off the bus across the street and then run towards me. He stopped in front of me and said, "Hey, I'm Justin." I looked at him and just nodded and he said, "I'm 25, almost 26. How… Continue reading Ladies: Why don’t we smile and learn to take a ‘compliment’?

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What if: My Italian adventure

It was 2002 and as part of my job I put together a travel program. Being the smart woman I am, the list of countries included in the program coincided with the list of countries I wanted to visit.  That fall a group of about 36 people headed to Italy for an 8-day excursion with… Continue reading What if: My Italian adventure