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By Dwight Sloan During my research for my final paper for IDS 421 on borders within the Army, I came across a story that captures the pure essence of dealing with borders. I read the story of Army Sergeant Tracey Cooper-Harris. Her story tells of a soldier that proudly served her country for 12 years, enduring all types of stress and dangers. She is the embodiment of one that sacrificed her time and even health for our country. After getting out of the military, she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, which is a debilitating, incurable disease that affects the brain... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2012 at Center for Principled Problem Solving
On Monday September 26, 2011 Hispanos Unidos de Guilford (HUG) organized for speaker Macrina Cárdenas Alarcón to discuss the femicide occurring in Mexico, focusing on Ciudad Jurárez, Chihuahua and Tijuana. Macrina Cárdenas Alarcón is the former legislative director in DC for the Mexico Solidarity Network and has worked for over ten years organizing to end femicide. In 1993 it became apparent that numerous women had been abruptly disappearing from their communities across Mexico. As a result a group called the Civil Rights of Women, made up of mostly mothers of the victims, mobilized. By 1995, the bodies of three of... Continue reading
On Thursday, September 15, the Guilford community welcomed the San Francisco chapter of Pride at work—HAVOQ (Horizontal Alliance of Very Organized Queers). Three members of the volunteer group are currently on tour discussing their new zine entitled “Undoing Borders: A Queer Manifesto”, highlighting the ways in which borders, prisons and the conception of criminalization affect how individuals and communities operate in the world. The group HAVOQ is a horizontally organized group (a group that aligns all members equally). The group organizes around the principles of fabulosity, which strives for open and inclusive language, and recognition of overlapping experiences. Through these... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2011 at Center for Principled Problem Solving
On Thursday, September 15, the Guilford community welcomed the San Francisco chapter of Pride at work—HAVOQ (Horizontal Alliance of Very Organized Queers). Three members of the volunteer group are currently on tour discussing their new zine entitled “Undoing Borders: A Queer Manifesto”, highlighting the ways in which borders, prisons and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2011 at Dunganmh's blog
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