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Grace Lee Boggs

I describe myself as a social activist, philanthropist, and spiritual seeker. I study the history and expressions of women leaders who are working to make the world a better place for all. One of my sheroes is Grace Lee Boggs, who started a school to nurture creative, critical thinkers who contribute to the well-being of […]

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Come see 2 films by Oscar Nominated filmmaker, Robin Friday

Dear Friends, Please come see 2 films by Oscar Nominated filmmaker, Robin Friday! The Barber of Birmingham has won numerous accolades, as well as an Oscar nomination; Riding My Way Back brings the story of soldiers suffering trauma from war healing through a connection with horses. Tuesday, March 4th in Oakland – join me!

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January

January usually finds me hibernating in cold, rainy weather, my heater turned up, while I wait for warmer days. But this first month of 2014 is different – daytime temperatures are in the 70s, we have had no rain, and 62 percent of California has been classified as under “extreme drought”. On my morning hikes, […]

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Women’s Leadership Conference

Dear Friends, I will be speaking at a Women’s Leadership Conference at Dominican University Saturday, Feb 8th, 2014. My topic will be: Why Not Another Mandela? The program will include presentations, questions and discussion about women’s leadership and how it empowers and changes our world. I am honored to be included with the other presenters. […]

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Happy Holidays

People, possessions, thoughts, love, the cells that make up our skin – are added and subtracted during our lifetime – by a divine energy that balances an infinite universe. I am enchanted with this journey, and I am called to recognize that how I perceive my life is in my control, that I have the […]

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School of My Dreams

School of My Dreams has been selected to be screened at Mills College 2013 Celluloids of Color – Alumnae of Color MiniCine Film Festival. The film festival will take place in Danforth Lecture Hall, on the campus of Mills College, Saturday, September 28, 4:00 pm –5:30 pm. The Celluloids of Color – MiniCine Film Festival […]

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Thank You

Thank you to everyone who attended the School of My Dreams Fundraiser for Daraja Academy. With over 120 guests, and donations still coming in, we are happy to announce we raised over $65,000 for the education of exceptional girls in Kenya! Jason said, “May 18th marked the fourth event Deborah held to raise awareness and […]

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Daraja Fundraising celebration May 18th

Please join me May 18th for our Daraja Fundraising celebration at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, CA. RSVP to the link below by May 10th. RSPV here »

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