2016

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 One of our early Houston founding families supported the creation of settlement houses and community…

Uniquely US

Millions of immigrants and refugees all over the world are fleeing oppression, starvation and violence. Today, the United States is…

Becoming A Collaborator

As I was flying home a United Airlines flight attendant told me the worst day she’d ever had at work…

Crowdsource that Dang Wall

I’ve been thinking about DJT’s ~1,900 mile wall.* I think we should crowdsource it. If you want a wall, grab…

You’re Welcome

Today in Houston, elected, faith, civic and nonprofit leaders, led by Mayor Turner, gathered at Baker Ripley to tell all…

Lessons Learned

Lessons learned from visiting with people living as refugees in camps: Grief and gratitude go hand in hand. In equal…

NO. Governor Abbott. NO.

I write this from Germany where I’ve been invited to speak to 1,500 German public, private and NGO leaders and…

Same Boat

I have spent almost two decades in outspoken support of immigrants and refugees -advocating for immigration reform, for compassionate and…