The Perkins Perspective: Winter 2011
Volume 3 | Issue 2
Words From Martin Luther King Jr.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Perkins Perspective looked back at Reverend King’s words, and shares some excerpts here.
Something will have to change, both in us and among us, for the New Creation to become reality. But I'm starting to suspect that it won't just be a God-waves-a-magic-wand sort of thing.
Plunging Into Homelessness
These well-off university students heard that during Urban Plunge, they’d be spending five days on the streets of downtown Seattle, provided with little more than $2 total ...
A New Member of the John Perkins Center Staff
The John Perkins Center at Seattle Pacific University recently welcomed Anita Colombara as assistant coordinator for global and urban involvement. We introduce her here.
The (Sub)Urban Scene
Gangs, and violence are serious problems in southeastern San Diego. But 100 Strong is making a difference.
If I am to teach to a diverse group of students, I need to build relationships with those students academically and personally.
The Global Outlook
I was in Cambodia to teach students how to address issues I had only read about — but had never experienced. How could I teach these students?
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow is a revealing, passionate, and rigorously argued call to recognize the emergence of a new racial caste system in American society.
Daniel Hodge... wrote The Soul of Hip Hop as both an academic and personal endeavor. Despite his intellectual approach, he does not shy away from how personal this bridge-building process really is for him.