Indigenous People’s Day Is Needed

Happy Indigenous People's Day! For the past number of years the momentum of people advocating for Columbus Day in the United States to be changed to Indigenous People's Day has continued to grow. I do believe that an Indigenous People's Day is needed in the United States because, unfortunately, Native Americans are still victims of... Continue Reading →

Mental Illness and Gun Violence

Below is information that I am sharing from the NAMI Silicon Valley April Newsletter. It lists information regarding mental illness and gun violence. In short, there is a low correlation between a person having a mental illness and an increase risk that they will harm others with a gun. A person with mental illness is... Continue Reading →

March for Our Lives 2018

It's a controversial issues in the United States: gun control. Of course this is what the marches are about today all across the United States I was going to talk about the issue of gun control, but then I thought why? Majority of people know about the issue, know a little about each "side" of... Continue Reading →

9/11: Never Forget

I still can't believe that it has been over 10 years since the tragedy that happened in New York City.... like many, I remember where I was and how I heard about the events. I know for many the events of 9/11 are still present. The events are not in the past. They are in... Continue Reading →

The Power of Reading

The past week saw #WorldLiteracyDay and #ReadABook trended on social media platforms. I'm always happy when reading gets some love from the masses! Literacy has been a special cause to my heart. Reading has been a part of me since I was young and I can't remember a time when I didn't love to read.... Continue Reading →

Women’s Equality Day 2017

I have mixed feelings about having an Women's Equality Day. I'm happy to have a day celebrating women, but the fact that we need a day to remind everyone that women are still not treated equal makes me upset. If one truly stops and thinks about it, it wasn't that long ago when women could... Continue Reading →

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