As I reflect on the past year, I think about the people who have helped me through some difficult times. An unlikely person that comes to mind is my mom. My relationship with my mother has been a tumultuous one—she feels like she’s helping, I think she’s trying to control my life—that sort of thing. But it’s my mother that put me through law school. She’s always been there for me—sometimes with unwelcome
For those of us committed to achieving social justice and eradicating poverty, are we willing to give up some, or all, of our privileged lifestyles so that others in our communities around the world can experience a life free from poverty, with education and health care?