Questions I’ve Been Not Answering

Ivy HestReal Talk, Theory

(About 2.5 minutes to read, and a lifetime to answer) Some of you know I began the Anne Braden Anti-Racist Training Program through the Catalyst Project since the beginning of February. I’m very excited to share with you what I’ve been thinking about and learning about what it means to be a radical, anti-racist organizer, whenever I have free time … Read More

Time for some feedback!

Ivy HestUncategorized

Hello lovely folks! As you may have noticed, things have slowed down a little bit.  I’ll be honest, I really love writing posts, but it’s been hard to get back into it after vacation!  I’ve felt this way with organizing, and well, most things.  If I do it regularly, I enjoy it and am happy.  Skip a little, and just … Read More

Learning How to Lose

Ivy HestHow-To, Individual Sustainability, Supervising and Mentoring

Tuesday was election day, and the end of my first cycle in electoral politics.  Many of you know that I worked for a State Senate candidate since March, have been helping with the Democratic Committee in the area since April, and in October took on Field Director positions for two City Council campaigns.  It was a lot to handle at … Read More