Subscribe via RSS Feed Connect with me on LinkedIn
  • Help Prevent Sexual Violence in Haiti

    Help Prevent Sexual Violence in Haiti

    What is Forrest up to Now?! Just outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Institute for Social Work trains undergraduate and graduate Haitian Social Workers to provide much needed social services & leadership in their home communities. With your help we can all work together to prevent sexual violence. This June, I will travel to Port-au-Prince to help develop a new […]

  • First Woman Runner in Boston Marathon Attacked

    First Woman Runner in Boston Marathon Attacked

    I ran across this remarkable post today. Men try to take away Katherine Switzer’s number during 1967 Boston Marathon 1967—Katherine Switzer secretly enters and successfully completes the Boston Marathon. She entered with the initial “K” to get in.

  • U.S. State Department International Visitor Leadership Program Delegation from Pakistan

    Inspirational Violence Prevention Work in Pakistan

    I recently had the pleasure of spending a morning with a delegation of eight men and women from various parts of Pakistan all involved in government or NGO sexual violence prevention, victim support or perpetrator intervention programs in their communities. They and their organizations support survivors of acid attacks, incest and forced marriages; they provide […]

  • Sexual Violence Prevention on Campus - Chicago Presentation

    Sexual Violence Prevention on Campus – Chicago Presentation

    I’m delighted to be in beautiful downtown Chicago presenting at the 5th Annual National Outreach Conference for Counseling Centers sponsored by the Association for University & College Counseling Center Outreach.  Lots of great presenters and wonderful folks pushing the envelope in college counseling.  I’m proud to be a part of it.  Slides and resources for […]

Help Prevent Sexual Violence in Haiti

Help Prevent Sexual Violence in Haiti

[ 0 ] April 18, 2015

What is Forrest up to Now?! Just outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Institute for Social Work trains undergraduate and graduate Haitian Social Workers to provide much needed social services & leadership in their home communities. With your help we can all work together to prevent sexual violence. This June, I will travel to Port-au-Prince to help develop a new […]

First Woman Runner in Boston Marathon Attacked

First Woman Runner in Boston Marathon Attacked

[ 0 ] February 8, 2015

I ran across this remarkable post today. Men try to take away Katherine Switzer’s number during 1967 Boston Marathon 1967—Katherine Switzer secretly enters and successfully completes the Boston Marathon. She entered with the initial “K” to get in.

U.S. State Department International Visitor Leadership Program Delegation from Pakistan

Inspirational Violence Prevention Work in Pakistan

[ 0 ] December 1, 2013

I recently had the pleasure of spending a morning with a delegation of eight men and women from various parts of Pakistan all involved in government or NGO sexual violence prevention, victim support or perpetrator intervention programs in their communities. They and their organizations support survivors of acid attacks, incest and forced marriages; they provide […]

Help the World to Sing!

Help the World to Sing!

[ 0 ] October 9, 2013

Who’s afraid to sing? Lots of people!! And you can help change that by supporting Nancy Salwen’s “Fear of Singing: Learn to Sing Even if You Think You Can’t Carry a Tune” workbook/CD project. Fill the world with song and promote world peace! Support Nancy’s Indiegogo Campaign, pass the word, tell the world!

6 Billion Spent, Right Wing Message Defeated, Will the Millionaires and Billionaires Learn?

6 Billion Spent, Right Wing Message Defeated, Will the Millionaires and Billionaires Learn?

[ 0 ] November 7, 2012

After People’s United the billions poured in to beat Barack Obama, and failed (see WSJ article).  Messages of backward looking fear did not work.  Even today, Tea Party conservatives are trying to say that Romney was not conservative enough (see this link). Poppycock.  A solid majority of Americans just voted for a moderate, forward looking, progressive […]

Obama & Clinton rock in Concord, New Hampshire Sunday November 4th 2012

Obama & Clinton Rock in Concord

[ 4 ] November 4, 2012

Huge rally in Concord, NH today with Barack & Bill, helping lead NH into the blue column where we belong.  Time to make calls, knock doors, convince our friends to vote for fairness and compassion on Tuesday.  Let’s do it!  

Lynching Obama Again...

Lynching Obama Again…

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012

And some say race is not an issue in this election. Clearly the fact that our President is half black is deeply troubling to some… http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/20/13989510-empty-chair-lynchings-ant…

Wall St Journal: Republican Voter Fraud in FL & Elsewhere

[ 0 ] October 1, 2012

Republicans hire disreputable firm that files fraudulent voter registrations in FL and elsewhere… http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444752504578024903833678698.html

Mitt Romney & Carl Marx

[ 0 ] September 25, 2012

This POLITICO article highlights Romney’s lifelong isolation from working people’s lives, what I believe Marx called “separation from the means of production,” an underpinning of the exploitation endemic to Capitalism, which arises from the natural lack of empathy such isolation fosters, empathy being IMHO essential to civil society, and clearly lacking in Romney’s makeup. http://politi.co/SsJsPc

Romney’s Bain Capitol Subpoenaed for Tax Fraud

[ 0 ] September 1, 2012

In the New York Times today: “The New York attorney general is investigating whether some of the nation’s biggest private equity firms have abused a tax strategy in order to slice hundreds of millions of dollars from their tax bills, according to executives with direct knowledge of the inquiry…Among the firms to receive subpoenas…[is] Bain […]