April/May Prompt 2017: Mental Health, Faith, and Stigma

Mental Health, Faith, and Stigma Submissions deadline: April 29th For most of my first year of college, I was very depressed. I was exhausted all the time, it was difficult to focus or motivate myself, I didn’t feel excited about things I usually felt excited about, I often felt numb and wanted to just not exist for a while, and when I didn’t feel numb … Continue reading April/May Prompt 2017: Mental Health, Faith, and Stigma

Community Organizing Resources

There has been a request this month for us to share some community organizing tools and resources alongside our conversation about resistance. Below are a few sources that might be helpful for people looking to get started with community organizing. Additionally, I encourage all of you to research what organizers in your area are already doing and how you can join in, usually a simple … Continue reading Community Organizing Resources

Sitting in the Smallness

By Georgia Lee Darkness is a slinky shadow, a foggy mist that creeps and permeates… warping truth and smothering hope… hacking apart communities and imposing barriers… and all of a sudden – we notice it. And feel very much alone and cold and soaked. For many in our nation today – friends on the “margins” or advocates and allies – it’s easy to feel this way. To be hurting and not … Continue reading Sitting in the Smallness

Letter From The Editors, March 2017

Dear Readers, Thank you for taking a look at our first issue of 2017! Although many of the people who expressed interest in participating in our conversation on Faithful Resistance were unable to do so, we still have a small but heartfelt issue to share with you this month! We encourage you to engage with the reflections we’ve published, and to let us know what you’re interested in … Continue reading Letter From The Editors, March 2017

February/March 2017 Prompt:Faithful Resistance

REVISED DEADLINE: Submissions due on Monday March 6th by 11:59pm. Last weekend I marched with thousands of people through downtown San Francisco as we grieved for our country and reminded ourselves of our collective power. In the past few years I have become increasingly aware of the terrible oppression and stark injustices that exist in our country. My anger and concern have increased since realizing … Continue reading February/March 2017 Prompt:Faithful Resistance

Letter from the Editors, Dec. 2016

Dear Readers, Thank you for stopping by to read our final issue of 2016. We’ll be taking the month of January, 2017 off to decide what changes we will make to Ignited in the coming year. It’s been a huge learning curve running this magazine for the past year, we’ve found that finding contributors is more challenging than we’d expected, but also that when people … Continue reading Letter from the Editors, Dec. 2016