The Blog

  • #ONEderWoman of the Week

    20 Jul 2015

    From One Woman to Another: Every Girl Rising Here at ONE our slogan “we’re not asking for your money, we’re asking for your voice” permeates everything we do. One of our favorite quotes was said by Malala Yousafzai, “when the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” That is why we love Get […]

  • #POETMOM: The Earthquake

    10 Jul 2015

    “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world….” William Butler Yeats BE-IN Why we choose to remain comfortably numb as things fall apart, as noted 100 years ago by W.B. Yeats, will likely be studied in history books for years to come, buried under plastic rubble and particle board […]

  • #POETMOM: A New Monthly Column!

    10 Jul 2015

    Tears streaming down my face as I’m videotaping my daughter’s performance of an original poem titled “My Sadness” at a holiday performance at her charter high school, Valley International Prep, in Van Nuys, California. While most neighborhood schools are filled with children singing Christmas carols or spinning dreidels, her fledgling public charter school offers a […]