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Healing Collective Trauma

Healing Collective Trauma

We are living in a culture of collective trauma. It’s not something most of us want to discuss over coffee, in fact, we’d really rather avoid any unpleasant conversation about trauma in general. Yet, here we are, trying to heal and get centered in a time that feels as...
A Box of Secrets

A Box of Secrets

A Box of Secrets What do you find when you open a box of secrets? Especially those labeled taboo? Co-written by Betty Kazadi Musau and Neelley Hicks Rev. Dr. Betty Kazadi Musau recently spent time in Kamina, Democratic Republic of the Congo where she broke silence...

Share

an excerpt from “Share: Communicating for a Better World” by Neelley Hicks, release Spring 2020. Subscribe now for updates.The message came from WhatsApp: “My sister is in trouble.” Immediately, I was put into a group of people who cared about Ruth and...
Why must we be silent?

Why must we be silent?

The Women Arise Collective honored the “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women” through working in our communities. This report, written by Rev. Dr. Rhoda Manzo reflects her and colleague Mrs. Doris Jenis’ local program in...
Bibiche.

Bibiche.

“According to a 2013 global study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, only 7% of survivors of gender-based violence formally reported the violence to police, medical, or social services.” This study was carried out by Stony Brook University...