Archives for September 2011

OneWheaton’s Upcoming Event

Here is a note from OneWheaton’s executive team: “Since OneWheaton’s launch this past spring, it’s been our privilege to receive an incredible amount of support and positive feedback from many alumni, students and friends. We’ve been moved to know of numerous public and private conversations that have unfolded in the past four months. With Wheaton [Read More…]

The Marin Foundation Featured on BBC World News

A few days ago the BBC World News featured the work of The Marin Foundation in written and audio form! Above is a screenshot I took of the BBC’s home page on their website… And that’s us as the feature story! It’s been crazy since it went live. We have gotten tons of folks reaching [Read More…]

AIDS Run/Walk Chicago 2011

This year the Marin Foundation is putting together a team to participate in the AIDS Run & Walk Chicago 2011 on Saturday, October 1. We would love to have you join us as we show our support for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Participants have the option to walk a 5k or run a 5k [Read More…]

Monday Sept. 19 Living in the Tension

We will be meeting this upcoming Monday (September 19th) at 7pm for our Living in the Tension community gathering. We will be continuing our discussion on privilege by touching on cisgender privilege this week. If you are in the area, feel free to join us at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Hope to see [Read More…]

Part 1: Same $h!% Different Century

In 1864 while making an address at the Sanitary Faire in Baltimore, MD, Abraham Lincoln spoke of the meaning of liberty this way: “We all declare for liberty; but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing. With some the word liberty may mean for each man to do as [Read More…]

9/8 Living in the Tension Gathering

We will be meeting tonight (September 8th) at 7pm for our next Living in the Tension community gathering. As usual, we will be gathering in Room 120 at 5255 N. Ashland Avenue in Chicago. We will be looking at examples of heterosexual and cisgender privilege and discussing what we can do about it in our [Read More…]

9/11 Walks

I was recently alerted by a good friend to the 9/11 Walks happening all over the world this Sunday, September 11th, on the 10 year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. I believe these interfaith walks are an important step to continue moving our culture forward in its healing and our constant, and intentional, pursuit of [Read More…]