Why a month sabbatical?

In February 2017, I wrote the following question: “Have you ever watched a flock of Canada geese migrating together across a clear blue sky?” Those were the early days of a new administration. For many, it was a time of constant vigilance, packed protests, financial boycotts, and expressing views through postcards and phone calls. But…

Americans of Conscience Checklist: July 2, 2021

70 weeks to Midterm Elections The AoC Checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. We are a big tent for all people who want a kinder, flourishing nation. If you only have 10 minutes, take our top three suggested actions: Action 2: Convert a school bus to deliver…

Rolling out food justice in southwest Georgia

Our friends Tiffany and Tommie Terrell have been working on a plan to convert a larger school bus into a mobile grocery store. They’re ready to do the work and retire the old bus. Americans of Conscience has been working together with them so we can play a role in their success. In fact, we’ve secured a generous angel who will match every…

Americans of Conscience Checklist: June 18, 2021

72 weeks to Midterm Elections The AoC Checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. We are a big tent for all people who want a kinder, flourishing nation. If you only have 10 minutes, take our top three suggested actions: Action 1: Protect elections officials from threats of…

Great news and Midterms safety

Great news: PPE mask fundraiser update! In our most recent Americans of Conscience Checklist, we asked you to support the purchase of masks for Indigenous people of Turtle Island (the Americas) in solidarity with our friends at the Indigenous Environmental Network. I committed $1000 as a match—and wow. You’ve done it again. We raised over…

Americans of Conscience Checklist: May 7, 2021

78 weeks to Midterm Elections The AoC Checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. We are a big tent for all people who want a kinder, flourishing nation. If you only have 10 minutes, take our top three suggested actions: Call your senators Action 2: Encourage high school…