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Entries by Monique Ruffin from 04/2013

Moms Change the World

| Posted 04.01.2013 | Parents

Moms today are at a new crossroad, and Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In has initiated a fresh conversation about women and work. It's seems to me, however, that what's still missing from the conversation is an appreciation for the unique perspective and life skills of mothers.

Sequestration, Gun Violence and GMOs -- Oh My!

| Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

As a mom whose son's growth and well-being is reliant on publicly funded benefits, I am deeply concerned about these sequestration cuts. But as a citizen, I'm absolutely infuriated by the way in which our society mishandles the dangers our children face.

I Will Not Date a Bigot

| Posted 04.11.2013 | Black Voices

I made it my mission to find and date black men who were open and accepting of gay people -- and I found them.

Follow That Chef SNAP Challenge: A Free Farmers' Market Tour, Cooking Demo and Panel Discussion

| Posted 04.22.2013 | Los Angeles

Hundreds of thousands of families in the Los Angeles area are entitled to SNAP benefits but are not accessing them. If your family might be one of them, this event will answer your questions and lead you to the services available.