Lornet Turnbull, Resilience.org

Lornet Turnbull

Resilience.org

Seattle, WA, United States

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Past:
  • Resilience.org
  • YES! Magazine
  • Waging Nonviolence
  • Toward Freedom
  • Common Dreams
  • Leafly
  • Crosscut
  • BillMoyers.com
  • The Seattle Times

Past articles by Lornet:

Facing COVID-19 With Community Instead of Fear

a Seattle group has formed an online community to coordinate resources and provide support to those most vulnerable to the infection. → Read More

Facing COVID-19 With Community Instead of Fear

As the coronavirus spreads anxiety and panic across the globe, people are finding ways toshare information and support each other. → Read More

Five years after Ferguson, Michael Brown's death continues to be a catalyst for change

On the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown's death, his family and the town of Ferguson look to the past — and future — to bring about meaningful change. → Read More

The Increasingly Complicated Map of Abortion Rights

This year, legislators in seven states expanded abortion rights while some states moved to restrict or ban them. → Read More

How Grassroots Funds Are Ensuring Abortion Access Despite Bans

Reproductive rights advocates in the Southeast are working nonstop to help low-income women. → Read More

Grandmothers Bring Food and Comfort to Asylum-Seekers at Bus Stations

Overground Railroad, a reference to Harriet Tubman’s Underground Railroad, is an offshoot project of Grannies Respond/Abuelas Responden → Read More

How You Can Help as Migrant Caravans Arrive at the U.S. Border by Lornet Turnbull —

These are steps you can take right now to assist the refugees, who have risked everything to escape extreme poverty, gang violence, and political instability at home. → Read More

Kids in the Classroom Can Help Single Moms Rise from Poverty by Lornet Turnbull —

Educators across the country are adopting a policy to allow children in classes, and allowing more student parents to stay in school. → Read More

Lawyers Turn to Activism as Civil Liberties Come Under Attack by Lornet Turnbull —

A new generation of social justice attorneys has risen to defend against the hard-line policies of the Trump administration, from immigration and abortion access to voting and gender rights. → Read More

Caravan of Grandmothers Heads to Mexico Border

Grannies Respond/Abuelas Responden is a movement of grandmothers who have been spurred to action by the humanitarian crisis on the southern border. → Read More

Caravan of Grandmothers Heads to Mexico Border by Lornet Turnbull —

The group leaving from New York will onboard other “grannies” and allies along the way to support migrating families. → Read More

High School Students Demanding Gun Reform Join Rich History of Teen Resistance by Lornet Turnbull —

As activists, youth have not always been visible. But past social justice movements show how effective they can be. → Read More

One College’s Shift to Training Social Justice Activists by Lornet Turnbull —

At a time when many young Americans are seeking avenues for change in their communities, more schools are offering degrees in social justice. → Read More

Reproductive Freedom Depends on Where You Live. How Does Your City Rank? by Lornet Turnbull —

Cities are playing a crucial role in protecting reproductive rights as federal and state governments grow more restrictive. → Read More

Opioid Addicts Get Compassion. Crack Addicts Get Mass Incarceration by Lornet Turnbull —

Communities are scrambling to save lives and get people into rehabilitation, but it wasn’t always that way. → Read More

What Will Happen to DREAMers and the Lives They’ve Built?

Christian Moreno’s job as a residential assistant at California Lutheran University allows him to cover the $8,700 gap in expenses that his financial aid doesn’t cover. The sophomore business and Spanish major is financially independent of his parents, and also works as a private tutor and as a receptionist on campus to support himself. He held six jobs this past summer so he could save money… → Read More

What Will Happen to DREAMers and the Lives They’ve Built? by Lornet Turnbull —

Trump’s repeal of DACA has DREAMers and their advocates vowing to fight back and scrambling to find Plan B. → Read More

Know Your Rights: US/Canada Border Crossing 101

Len Saunders is a US immigration attorney in Blaine, WA, with an office less than four blocks from the Canadian border. Here are his suggestions for people traveling to the US-Canada border—from any direction. → Read More

The cost of a public housing experiment: Community?

Looking out the floor-to-ceiling windows of her Raven Terrace corner apartment, Kristin O’Donnell can now see the jagged snowcapped outline of the Olympic Mountains. Swivel left, and there’s Mount Rainier. In her old Yesler Terrace townhome, her view was of the red, neon … Continue reading → → Read More

6 Places Resisting Fear With Compassionate Defiance

From fostering refugee children to ignoring ICE requests, people across the country have come forward in defiance of Trump's discriminatory policies. → Read More