Taking Human Dignity Advocates to the next level.
When the initial leaders of Crook County’s Human Dignity Advocates left town, they asked Kathy and her husband Phil to attend the ROP Caucus in their place. Here, Kathy describes how they were received by ROP staff organizers – and the critical things she learned there.
How Kathy was inspired to take on and lead an ambitious civic engagement campaign in Crook County for the 2008 elections.
From a hesitant handful to 200-strong? Growing a group for the long haul through election-time doorknocking.
Who was behind and who was out front in the 2006 arrest of 7 grandmothers that staged a sit-in at US Senator Greg Walden’s office?
What you see is not always what you get. The response of Kathy’s colleagues and family to her 2006 arrest for sitting-in at Greg Walden’s office in protest of his support of the Iraq & Afghanistan wars.
What’s the story? An inside perspective on the hard (and humorous!) decisions that 7 grandmothers from Central Oregon had to make when they chose to sit-in at the office of US Senator Greg Walden to protest his support of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and demand his accountability.
How can we talk about war in a way that might change the hearts of our “pro-war” neighbors?
A critical moment of politicization (and the dinner conversations that set the stage).
For nearly all her life, Kathy had trusted and believed that those in power knew what they were doing. Then, suddenly, something shifted.