Victor Narro: Using the term “carve out” throughout the universal representation debate creates a narrative that those who fall under this label are less than a whole person and not worthy of full civil rights protection under the laws.
The Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu have been tested by great personal and national adversity, and they shared their personal stories of struggle and renewal.
Victor Narro: When men fail to challenge other men on troubling things they say about and do to women, we contribute to a dominant culture that excuses sexual harassment, assault and other forms of gender violence.
Victor Narro: Francis was a tough and demanding revolutionary voyager of the human spirit. He was someone who chose to live not with the easy metaphors of poverty, but in real, harsh, grinding “poorness.”
Victor Narro: Professor Kaine’s class taught me that the meaning of ethics and principles go way beyond the written word of the American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct.
Victor Narro: In Talk to Me Qasim Rashid takes the spiritual framework for a just society that he lays out in his earlier book, The Wrong Kind of Muslim, and transforms it to a higher level.
Victor Narro: Our unhealthy lives as activists—whether as an organizer, policy advocate, lawyer, or researcher—is impacting the overall health of our movement for justice.
Victor Narro: The entanglement of law enforcement with ICE has bred serious human rights violations that should concern us all.
Victor Narro: Self-awareness at all times during our work for justice helps keep us in a state of humility. Self- awareness of how we treat others and how we engage with our colleagues in campaigns and other activities guides us in the community we are trying to build. We must always be in the presence of this self-awareness.
Victor Narro: The Raise LA policy is a model of a living wage that would help a large immigrant workforce, mostly women, win dignity and respect in the workplace.