My Social Justice Bookshelf:Volume 2

As promised, here is the second edition of my social justice bookshelf with the addition of your recommendations! Americanah: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie A master of storytelling, Chimamanda’s Americanah is the story of two young Africans leaving their home country of Nigeria for the West. Ifemelu learns what it means to be “black” for the first time when … More My Social Justice Bookshelf:Volume 2

Separation from Self: The complications of faith and culture

I’ve been wrestling lately with feeling a little lonely and being unable to pinpoint why. I feel at home in LA; I love my community and my church and the many, many friends I’ve made. Why am I lonely if I don’t feel homesick? And then sometime a couple weeks ago while I was listening … More Separation from Self: The complications of faith and culture

DTLA: Scene 1&2

I realized yesterday that I’ve never written a post about my work in West and East Hollywood. But this post still isn’t about that. Yesterday I filled in for Marji in her contract area while she and her team caught up with some paperwork. I’ve shadowed her team in Downtown LA before, but this time it was … More DTLA: Scene 1&2