A Bridge – by Mai Moore

I am a Connector.   I have been doing more and more “connecting” over the past several years in all parts of my life including both personal and business…and interestingly over […]

Living the Work By Joseph Oteng

Living the Work By Joseph Oteng “There must exist a paradigm, a practical model for social change that includes an understanding of ways to transform consciousness that are linked to […]

Taking Care of Yourself in Tense Times – Rev. Brian Shields

April 18, 2017 // EYEJ // No Comments // Posted in Blog // , , , , , ,
Taking Care of Yourself in Tense Times My name is Rev. Brian Shields, and I’ve been a hospital chaplain for almost 10 years.  My family and I reside in the […]

What Do You Want To Do? by Peter Daly

What Do You Want To Do? As I walked across the stage during my undergraduate commencement, I realized that this was perhaps the last time I would be making a […]

Driving Towards Justice by Marchaé Grair

April 4, 2017 // EYEJ // No Comments // Posted in Blog
Driving Towards Justice When I was 16, a white driving instructor told me that Black people couldn’t be doctors or lawyers. We were taking our first trip on the highway, […]

Fair Play by Board Director, Rebecca Pelfrey

March 28, 2017 // Mai Moore // No Comments // Posted in Blog
My name is Rebecca Pelfrey. I am a proud member of the Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice (EYEJ) Board of Directors and committed to social justice. That commitment was a part […]

EYEJ Discussion Series Recap by Rachel Gardiner

March 14, 2017 // Mai Moore // No Comments // Posted in Blog
The short month of February is now over, but that does not mean there was a lack of Discussion Series. During the past month EYEJ was proud to be partnered […]

Calling In by EYEJ Social Justice Ambassador: Joey Oteng

People change people. It’s not our beliefs, opinions, or feelings but rather who we are and how we connect with others that makes all the difference. The ways that we […]

“The Adrift Balloon” By Joey Oteng

February 28, 2017 // Mai Moore // No Comments // Posted in Blog // , ,
Have you ever met someone whose passion for what they do was so poignant that it was palpable? By virtue being in their vicinity you feel the fervor, energy, and […]

How EYEJ Promotes Empathy in Youth and Volunteers

February 21, 2017 // Mai Moore // No Comments // Posted in Uncategorized
2016 was a year of division for many of us, culminating with the U.S. election results that made many feel marginalized. Many questioned, “Where did we go wrong? How did […]