What is responsible for the growing incivility and bullying behavior in America today? Rude or disrespectful behavior in our society has become a major problem in schools, in the workplace, in politics and in our own homes, bowling alleys and backyards. U.S. workers report they have experienced or witnessed some kind of bullying—verbal abuse, insults, threats, screaming, sarcasm, ostracism or sexual assault. It does not help that the two major parties in government are not civil either.
Please join Internet radio host Dr. James Avington Miller Jr. for an in-depth look at 'Restorative Justice & Dismantling of School to Prison Pipeline' in our public schools. Dr. Miller will explain how social justice, restorative justice, and the school to prison pipeline are all connected and how dismantling the pipeline can come about through restorative justice practices in our public schools.
Please join Internet radio host Dr. James Avington Miller, Jr. as he examines the public school as a social justice school in the war on public education. Can the public school as a social justice school save public education, schools, teachers, students, and communities? Dr. Miller will show us just what social justice and educational justice is and why this is so critical at this point in the war. To have a conversation on this, one must know and understand what social justice means in education. What are the issues of social justice in education?
Washington DC was the first city in the United States to issue gender neutral driver’s licenses and identification (ID) documents. The new policy went into effect June 27. It allows people to choose “X” as their gender if they do not identify as either male or female. Our guest, Nic Sakurai, became the first person in the United States to officially receive a driver’s license with an “X” as an unspecified/other gender marker on June 27, 2017.
This week our guest will be Medea Benjamin, author and American political activist and co-founder of the women-led peace group CODEPINK and the co-founder of the human rights group Global Exchange. She has been an advocate for social justice for more than 40 years. We'll also discuss this past March 8th's International Women's Day event celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. The theme was #BeBoldForChange.
Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author, lecturer and thought leader. Six of her ten published books have been New York Times Best Sellers. Four of these have been #1 New York Times Best Sellers.
In 1997, she published Healing the Soul of America, calling for a holistic perspective on America’s political system. The book is an insightful examination of our history and politics, offering personal and political solutions for the renewal of our democracy.