“We have to go. Now.” I don’t remember who said it, but it made the reality of the situation hit like a rocket. From where I was lying, I could only see the ceiling and a few heads bobbing around the room. It began to dawn on me that this was worse than just a bad case...

Community is complicated. Building a community is a constant moving puzzle. One day the pieces will fit and the next, the entire puzzle is wrong and you have to start over. When it comes to a community built with women who have PTSD and extreme trauma, saying that the...

As we continue in this series on Community, I want to step into a bit of the mess. The reality of this work that we do is that it is incredibly messy, some days are extremely hard, and there can be a lot of resistance. Phew, I said it.

The truth is that as staff, we can...

We use the word “community” a lot here at Amirah. When our Program Director goes out and speaks to a potential program participant, when I share to groups of people about the work we are doing – that word comes up again and again.


While our good friend, Merria...

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