Leadership

“Where books are burned, they will, in the end, burn people, too.” Heinrich Heine By: Gabriela Yareliz I write this in reflection of what we have been witnesses to, in the past two years. I won’t pretend to be some brave crusader, as I recognize in retrospect that in important moments, my dissent was aContinue reading “Leadership”

I Am Not Your Spic

By: Gabriela Yareliz I Am Not Your Negro (film) was a pretty emotional experience for me. It was probably emotional for every person who one day woke up and realized that he or she was being treated differently than his or her white counterparts. It was also probably a provocative affair for those watching who haveContinue reading “I Am Not Your Spic”

Monday Inspiration: January 19, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello Monday, and happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! As I am writing this, it is Sunday, and I am up in the sky flying back to the Big Apple. Freezing rain is pelting down the city that is waiting for me. Oh New York! A city God’s providence has taken me to,Continue reading “Monday Inspiration: January 19, 2015”

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, DECEMBER 10

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, we are celebrating Human Rights Day. It’s a cause worth fighting for. I know Humanitarian Day is August 19, but I want to honor humanitarians and missionaries on this day, too. They are, day-by-day, fighting for people’s basic needs all over the world; they spread hope, joy and love. There is still much toContinue reading “HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, DECEMBER 10”

The power of a dream

By: Gabriela Yareliz Thank you Martin Luther King Jr. for dreaming. Thank you activists for marching. Thank you minorities for boycotting. Thank you God creating us for equal. I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.Continue reading “The power of a dream”