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Ranwa Hammamy's Blog – February 2013 Archive (2)

Challenging Beauty

“I can’t find the beauty anymore.” I spoke these words to a friend following a talk by Eboo Patel. Patel’s interfaith dialogue work was inspiring, and his story as a Muslim-American helped me reconnect to Islam, so I was excited to attend another of his talks. Plus, he’s easy on the eyes. Yet, within the first ten minutes of his talk, I was angry. I wrote furious notes for the entire hour, challenging ideas that I saw as limited. When Patel finished speaking, I approached him and proceeded…

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Added by Ranwa Hammamy on February 16, 2013 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Did You Order Justice?

Restaurant Worker Justice is no insignificant matter. It is deeply connected to issues such as healthcare, education, poverty, immigration…all of which are related to our universal human rights. Our city and nation are at a tipping point, and it is time for us to take a stand on the side of love and justice. Here are some ways you can make a difference and fight for food worker rights.

 

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Added by Ranwa Hammamy on February 8, 2013 at 10:55pm — No Comments

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