After #MeToo - Healing From the Trauma of Sexual Assault

Within two weeks, 94 percent of women survivors will experience PTSD. #HealMeToo wants to give them a place to share and recover.

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YES! Magazine reframes the biggest problems of our time in terms of their solutions. Online and in print, we outline a path forward with in-depth analysis, tools for citizen engagement, and stories about real people working for a better world.

When Communities Make Racial Justice a Priority

From conversations that heal to land trusts that fight gentrification.

This article is part of Yes! Magazine's state-by-state exploration of local solutions.

Missouri

In the weeks following the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown, Wellspring Church in Ferguson became a space for protestors to meet, talk about issues, and strategize for change. Two years have passed, but Wellspring’s pastor, The Rev. F. Willis Johnson Jr., wants to keep those conversations going.

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YES! Magazine reframes the biggest problems of our time in terms of their solutions. Online and in print, we outline a path forward with in-depth analysis, tools for citizen engagement, and stories about real people working for a better world.

Entreprenuership Is (or Should Be) Gender Neutral

I hate the term “female entrepreneurship.” We don’t call entrepreneurial endeavors led by men “male entrepreneurship.” We just call it entrepreneurship. Unintentionally or not, “female entrepreneurship” implies a rare, or “wow, women can start and lead businesses? Really? Since when,” distinction. The gap widens as we separate the genders into distinct categories. I’m not the only one calling for us to crack the glass for equality on this ceiling.

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Julie is committed to telling the story of where business meets good. She is the Founder of B Storytelling, a content development company specifically designed to help popularize the good happening through business. They do this by helping B Corps and other social enterprises identify, build and leverage their brands. She is also a writer for 3BL Media and Just Means and has been published in M&V Magazine and the Centre of Social Innovation at the University of Cambridge among others. Julie has an MBA in Managing for Sustainability from Marlboro Graduate School. She lives in West Palm Beach, Florida and is laser focused on becoming a better surfer than her husband, Thomas. 

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01/23/2018
Within two weeks, 94 percent of women survivors will experience PTSD. #HealMeToo wants to give them a place to share and recover. The red carpet of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards was not the usual... read more
Justice statue holding scales and sword.
01/25/2017
From conversations that heal to land trusts that fight gentrification. This article is part of Yes! Magazine's state-by-state exploration of local solutions. Missouri In the weeks... read more
over-the-shoulder view of woman texting on smartphone
04/10/2016
I hate the term “female entrepreneurship.” We don’t call entrepreneurial endeavors led by men “male entrepreneurship.” We just call it entrepreneurship. Unintentionally or not, “female... read more
WOman twirling hair in front of graffiti filled wall
01/23/2018
Within two weeks, 94 percent of women survivors will experience PTSD. #HealMeToo wants to give them a place to share and recover. The red carpet of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards was not the usual... read more
Justice statue holding scales and sword.
01/25/2017
From conversations that heal to land trusts that fight gentrification. This article is part of Yes! Magazine's state-by-state exploration of local solutions. Missouri In the weeks... read more
over-the-shoulder view of woman texting on smartphone
04/10/2016
I hate the term “female entrepreneurship.” We don’t call entrepreneurial endeavors led by men “male entrepreneurship.” We just call it entrepreneurship. Unintentionally or not, “female... read more