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...

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...

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 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...

When my husband and I came to the United States freshly after the Sept. 11 attacks, there was a knock on my Florida home at 4 a.m. I was alone at home with my two children — my husband was out of town on business.

January 26, 2017

This is the first time a body camera video of an officer-involved shooting is being made public by the San Francisco police.

January 18, 2017

Having just joined the team here at FACES, I was thrilled to tag along with Lauren (FACES' Director of Programs & Services) and Tuyen (FACES' Deputy Director of Business & Corporate Development) last Friday, to Leadership Mountain View’s “Diversity Day” at the...

January 4, 2017

Every child, rich or poor, white or black, gay or straight, needs this social-emotional learning opportunity to open their eyes to experiences they wouldn't have otherwise learned if it weren't for Camp.