Archive for April, 2012
Poetry has always been a big part of my life; growing up, I shuttled back to Hyderabad for summers to spend time with my grandparents, and one on summer, my grandfather handed me the biography of Rabindranath Tagore (amongst many other books about India’s freedom fighters and inspirational leaders). This proved to be a formative moment for me, as I went on to devour the nobel laureate’s beautiful works. To this day, his poetry evokes memories of my childhood India and Tagore’s soothing words give me snippets of spirituality, forcing me to slow down and appreciate the beauty of life, love, and the magical universe we have been born into.
The Asian/Pacific Domestic Violence Resource Project is putting on “Courage to Survive,” a monologue show that highlights real stories of survivors of domestic violence…
And be sure to check out Akhila’s blog post about her experiences with Social Justice Camp and the unconference format :) Not sure we ever got a chance to thank her publicly!