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Archive for August, 2012

Once more…

August 22nd, 2012

I am listening to various reactions after the statements made by Missouri congressman Todd Akin.  Specifically I’ve been listening to folks from ‘my camp’ – prevention educators, crisis responders, counselors, allies… and what I hear is two-fold. Akin’s comments seem to serve as a rallying cry – a ‘once more into the breach’ moment.  Anger, [...]


The new year…

August 7th, 2012

It’s been quiet here at the WWC Blog – the office is getting ready for another year with retreats and meetings in full swing… the relaxed pace of summer is giving way to… what? …a more ‘kinetic’ day-to-day… there is an excitement, an energy to the campus once again… As I consider the year ahead [...]