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Shift the Sand

Shift the Sand

by Allison Banta The news is hard. The abortion ban in Texas. Hurricane Ida and the flooding in the northeast and a planet and climate in crisis. Taliban control of Afghanistan. School shootings. The Covid pandemic and the delta variant and mask mandate bans, and...

Back to School

Back to School

We like to talk about our welcoming power; the power we have to be noticers – people who see someone needing welcome. People who make space. Who see and celebrate differences. People who understand that there is always room for another story, a new angle, a new friend. 

Neurodiversity in Your Neighborhood

Neurodiversity in Your Neighborhood

by Allison Banta We live in a tiny delight of a neighborhood. The houses are old, the streets are crooked – giant old tree roots rumple the asphalt like waves, making hills and jumps for the braver bike riders. These streets haven’t been repaved in 40 years, and...

Fighting Food Insecurity in Community

Fighting Food Insecurity in Community

by Allison Banta According to the most recent estimates, 1 in 6 kids in this country has experienced food insecurity. 1 in 6. That means when I send my kids to school, an average of 3-4 kids in each of their classes came to school hungry. This is true on any given...