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Why Do You Blog?

Why Do You Blog?

WordPress and the folks over at The Daily Post recently started a Blogging University campaign, and I’ll be participating in some form or another over the next couple of weeks. As I go through some of the challenges they’ve laid out, I plan to share some of my reflections on them here at (N.A.H.)

“Today’s assignment: consider what you want to accomplish with your blog. Write down three concrete…

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Notes from an Aspiring Humanitarian Included In List of 14 Social Work Blogs to Read in 2014

Notes from an Aspiring Humanitarian Included In List of 14 Social Work Blogs to Read in 2014

Notes from an Aspiring Humanitarian has been included in the Rasmussen College School of Justice Studies’ Blog Post “14 Social Work Blogs You Need To Read in 2014.”

Some of the other blogs mentioned include (N.A.H.) supporters Rachel L. West of The Political Social Worker, Dorlee M. of Social Work Career Development, the online magazine Social Work Helper created by Deona Hooper, and Social Work…

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"Don’t Burn Your Opportunities"

“Don’t Burn Your Opportunities”

This image really spoke to me, so I wanted to share it here. For me, it’s a good reminder that sometimes, that thing which seems the most difficult or uncomfortable to do, can be exactly what needs to be done in order to grow.

The image also causes me to think about ways remaining in our comfort zones can be self-defeating and not helpful.

What do you think?

Love & Peace,

From Aspiring…

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3 Ideas for What People Who Work With Boys and Men Can Do to Help Them Challenge Sexism

3 Ideas for What People Who Work With Boys and Men Can Do to Help Them Challenge Sexism

I once saw a video about catcalling where a man asked a woman, “what are we going to do about these men?” She responded by telling him that he was a man, and he should talk to other men. I see that as being where I can best serve in the work to stop street harassment, violence against women, and other manifestations of sexism.

Getti…

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It’s International Anti-Street Harassment Week. This gallery contains some posters, and a few photos from the week. You can click on the images to visit them individually.

To find these and more, or to submit your own, visit the #EndSH hashtag on twitter.


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To stay updated on the week’s events or to find ideas to take action in your own communities, visit the Anti-Street Harassment Week website, Meet Us On The Street. You can also follow the movement on twitter @NoStHarassWeek, and learn more at Stopstreetharassment.org.

Love & Peace,

From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW, LLMSW

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International Anti-Street Harassment Week: Posters, Photos It’s International Anti-Street Harassment Week. This gallery contains some posters, and a few photos from the week.

Complicit Invalidation

It’s International Anti-Street Harassment Week. I originally found this cartoon on the Educating Boys & Men page at StopStreetHarassment.org. I don’t know what the original title is, but if I could name it, I’d call it complicit invalidation.

What would you call it?

Stop Street Harassment Resources Page

To stay updated on the week’s events or to find ideas to take action in your own communities, visit the Anti-Street Harassment Week…

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