Dallas Youth Poets: The Power of a Safe Space
Count the Cost: 6 Effects of the Global Water Crisis
On Breaking Bread in a Religiously Diverse City
Tucked away in a sunny Dallas bookstore is a group of teenagers with much to say. “Famous poet takes baby poet out for a test drive,” Gabby opens with a poem fresh from her collection. “Wonders what adventures they could bring out of someone so young and free?”
From high infant and mother mortality rates to inflated household expenses, the effects of the global water crisis are costly and far-reaching. Across the world, 2,100,000,000 people bear the physical, financial, social, and emotional costs of the lack of access to clean, safe water.
Life in such a vibrant city means your coworkers, classmates, doctors, and teachers will inevitably worship differently than you. The commission is to seek to understand your neighbors, not to shy away in fear. With a mindset of mutual understanding rather than defense, might we breed the strength that comes from unified diversity?
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