I’m Another You

Freedom in Unity

David and KC spoke at Unity in Lynnwood as part of their Season of Peace series.

Flashback Fruit: Perspective from the 2008 Black Prisoner’s Caucus

Marcus Altheimer spoke passionately at the Black Prisoner’s Caucus Summit in 2008 about transition and reentry… and it just so happens… it is still relevant.

Van Jones with Oprah and Ava, Dignity for Incarcerated Women

Thank You #Cut50 and your Dignity for Incarcerated Women campaign, bringing national attention to the realities facing women in prison.

Alicia Keys, Dignity for Incarcerated Women

Thank You #Cut50 and your Dignity for Incarcerated Women campaign, bringing national attention to the realities facing women in prison.

Why we do this work

 “Ella’s Song,” written by Bernice Johnson Reagon and performed by Sweet Honey in the Rock.

2Pac

“I’m not saying I’m gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world.” – Tupac Amaru Shakur

How Mindfulness Can Transform Movements for Racial Justice and Equality

BY DAWNA I. BALLARD, JOE HARPER, JR. While Black History Month is rightly steeped in regard for the struggles and triumphs of the past, consciousness in the present is what will move us forward through the other 11 months of the year. (AP Photo/Edward Kitch) The kind of mindfulness exemplified by Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, shown […]

Bryan Stevenson on What Well-Meaning White People Need to Know About Race

(Photo Credit: Nina Subin) An interview with Harvard University-trained public defense lawyer Bryan Stevenson on racial trauma, segregation, and listening to marginalized voices. Originally Posted on Pacific Standard, Feb 6, 2018 https://psmag.com/magazine/bryan-stevenson-ps-interview BY JAMES MCWILLIAMS In the United States today, African Americans are five times more likely to be incarcerated than whites. Bryan Stevenson, a […]

Interested in NVC?

Here is a list of classes in our area: NVC Basics (Karl Steyaert) 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday, 2/22/2014 628 12th Ave E (Capitol Hill), Seattle Radical Acceptance (Kathleen Macferran) 12:00 to 3:00 PM 2/25, 3/4, 3/11/2014 (Bainbridge Island home) Consciousness in Action (Karl Steyaert) 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday-Sunday, 3/1 to 3/2/2014 […]

A Work in Progress

By Fran Howard, outgoing board president It has been my privilege to serve as board president since 2007. At times it has been exhausting work, always guided by a steady commitment. We all love success stories, but our co-founder Lucy Leu, paraphrasing Mother Theresa, once said, “We are not called to be successful; we are […]

Using Compassion

Freedom Project believes in the power of compassion as a healing force on the planet.