April 10, 2017

Religious beliefs dictate much of our social behavior. Now and in the past, Christianity and Islam have modified an individuals behavior and set certain rules for what is considered moral behavior. Recently, it was reported on the news that the Vice President of the Un...

There are several apartment buildings next to my condominium complex. You can tell from their exterior design and paint, the buildings have been around for generations. I moved into our complex a little over a year ago. On my very first week living there, one of the ne...

March 23, 2017

The past few years have witnessed a global increase in such terror attacks, and it is dismaying to learn that these terrorists are tarnishing the names of other peace-loving Muslim communities who do not believe in violence and are live peacefully all over the world.

Obviously, the experience I gained at Camp Everytown has driven me to live my life in closer observance of my privilege. I think that the value of a place like Everytown, where no topic is off-limits and where people feel safe, is that everyone can stand to learn and g...

March 1, 2017

Uber’s CEO Travis Kalanick issued an apologetic statement after this caught-on-tape incident. In the statement to staff, Kalanick admitted he treated his own Uber driver “disrespectfully” and said, “This is the first time I've been willing to admit that I need lead...

February 22, 2017

A nation that needs to keep humble hard working minorities away from its shores is not a nation that needs more security, it is a nation that needs more education in diversity and inclusion. History has taught us many times over that breeding hate and separating each...

February 15, 2017

On November 1, 2016, we were fortunate to receive one of the biggest challenge grants from the Morgan Charitable Foundation. We had about three months to raise up to $125,000 to receive a 1:1 match.  ​ This week, we are proud to announce that we met our goal and receiv...

February 8, 2017

Silicon Valley FACES teaches both children and adults that verbal hate is never okay. Words hurt and words meant to diminish another's sense of well being have no place in civilized society, whether on the street, at work, in social gatherings, or any other places...