As a working mom, social worker, educator and, now, your candidate for State Representative, I have loved meeting my neighbors across this district. I have loved hearing about their cares and worries.September 15, 2018 midnight read more..
A friend my age recently commented that “by age 60, we should do more than collect.” He’s right.September 12, 2018 midnight read more..
Absent civility, how will we hold America together as a powerful, distinctive and caring nation? How will families and communities prosper and achieve happiness and fulfillment? How will we even ensure the planet’s sustainability or a future for humankind?September 8, 2018 midnight read more..
For the past three years, I have traveled the length of the Columbia to document the riverscapes and the tribes and First Nations feelings about the river and hopes for a new treaty that will honor their requests to restore the health of the river and salmon runs back to Canada. Many people have asked how they can get involved.September 5, 2018 midnight read more..
For the past six months, I have been honored to serve as executive director of Service Employeees International Union (SEIU) Local 503, Oregon’s public employee and care provider union. On this Labor Day weekend, I’m reflecting on our incredible history, but I’m also worried about the future.September 5, 2018 midnight read more..
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