posts written by Arley

Intelligent Girls: Loving Our Neighbors

(This originally appeared on Arley’s blog about girls programs at CALM) In the last week, we’ve heard story after story of unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray. The public response has been fairly dichotomous–once again, a story about the lack of value we assign to our brothers and sisters has turned into…

John Perkins on Ferguson, racism, repentance, and reconciliation

Nearly 3 weeks have passed since the tragic shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. In its wake, we have seen peaceful protesting, frighteningly misguided police work, looting and riots, hints of peace, more violence, false accusations, and (understandably) confusion across the nation. But throughout these tumultuous weeks, in the midst of shifting currents, we…