The American Southwest with No More Deaths – Guest Post

Interested in experiencing in the American Southwest with a purpose much stronger than tourism? No More Deaths is an organization providing humanitarian aid to people crossing the Sonoran Desert. Guest author, Brian Traut, shares his reflections on his time with the nonprofit. Brian Traut and I met while both living…

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Life at a Catholic Worker Community

This condensed story of my experience living in the Casa Maria Catholic Worker community for three years between 2014-2017 highlights the roles of volunteers, the benefits of community, the purpose of the house, and the challenges involved. This is the story about my involvement with the Casa Maria Catholic Worker…

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Activist Travel: Supporting Standing Rock NoDAPL

Late in Fall of 2016 a few friends drove supplies out to the Standing Rock water protectors. This is a short tale for anyone interested in doing something similar. Got the itch for meaningful travel and have limited time? While traveling to the Oceti Sakowin Camp, Sacred Stone, and Rosebud…

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