My Life on the Road, Gloria Steinem>


Ordinary people are smart, smart people are ordinary, decisions are best made by the people affected by them and human beings have an almost infinite capacity for adapting to the expectations around them which is both the good and the bad news.

All movements needs a few people that can’t be fired. A mix of freedom and insecurity felt like home and allowed me to become an itinerant organizer.

A pedestal is as much a prison as any small space.

If you organize with students, teachers, and front office staff, people listen

“Looking back, I see three stages, though I didn’t know they were stages at the time.”