By Marissa Branson As young middle class Americans, we are bombarded with news regularly and the reminder that evil, corruption, and tragedy are everywhere. It’s right at our fingertips, all over our newsfeeds. The New York Times published an article in 2014 calling millennials “Generation Nice.” We are a conscious generation who are passionate about a multitude of social issues and desire a world that stands for justice and equality. But a few months ago, I had a surprising conversation. A student told me she didn’t believe in protests because the Bible commands us to obey authority, making civil disobedience sinful.Read More →

By Gaby Martinez If you’ve ever worked for children anywhere between the age of 3 and 13, you know how effortless “telling it like it is” is for small humans. When my brother was 3, he verbally assaulted the poor bag boy at Von’s who forgot to shave his face that morning by repeatedly and abruptly informing him that he was a dirty man. Their lack of mastery in filtering and honesty is simultaneously refreshing and terrifying. This kind of polarized thinking is a defining aspect of early childhood. If you were the stinky kid or the kid with headgear in 3rd grade, don’t worry,Read More →