Home Making

A few years ago, a small group of courageous people worked, fought, sacrificed, and ultimately prevailed in establishing the Friends of Farmworkers House, near downtown Syracuse. One purpose the house serves is to provide temporary shelter and resources for migrant farmworkers Read more ›

Going Home

Ever since I first left my hometown, I’ve been longing for a reason to return. But economic realities and social stigma make moving back to small-town rural America feel like going backwards—giving up.  By age fifteen I was eager to Read more ›


I’ve often lost myself In the ether or mythos  Reinvention  Just keep your promise  And always  Bring me back to Harlem You must remember Harlem That place where we were nothing more than  Boy and Girl With fates determined by  Read more ›