PRIDE: The Right To Love Freely

– June 12th, 2020 – The following is my  E-Connections cover story for IPM ( It is also important for me to note that today (June 12) is also Loving Day–53 years ago today, the Supreme Court allowed Mildred & Richard Loving to marry, striking down 16 state bans on interracial marriage as unconstitutional.  As far as I … Read more

A Pentacost for Anti-Racists

– May 29th, 2020 – This Sunday Christian’s worldwide celebrate Pentecost, the moment that God’s Holy Spirit is said to have come to the earliest disciples of Jesus of Nazareth. This Divine Spirit transcends human flesh and frailties to bring God’s Wisdom—Sophia—to the human walk of faith. Sophia, like the analogies of the Creator God … Read more

Shaping Who We Are: U.S. Mother’s Day

– May 10th, 2020 – Dear Friends, This weekend, Sunday, May 10th, many of us will celebrate Mother’s Day in addition to IPM’s 46th Anniversary. It will be especially difficult with many of us physically separate from our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, mentors, and all those women who have had such an impact on our lives. … Read more

The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

– April 22nd, 2020 – Today is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. 50 years…so hard to believe! It seems like only yesterday that I gathered with hundreds (if not thousands) on the New Haven Green to advocate for our Mother Earth—and that was 30 years ago! IPM, like so many of our friends and … Read more