Blog Posts: TGC Statements

Visiting the Reservation at Pine Ridge

Photo: Simon JosephThis Summer Dr. Lo is on Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota to learn about Native American Spirituality and to see the wonderful work our colleagues, Jennifer Jessum and Simon Joseph, are doing to empower native youth. Their Mitakuye Foundation...

Remembering Independence Day

Remembering Independence Day As we prepare to celebrate the 4th of July, let us take a moment to recognize that the forefathers of this nation signed the Declaration of Independence with their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor. They pledged everything they had to...

World Refugee Day Connects Us All

Photo: by Kalhh, PixabayWorld Refugee Day 2022 (UN) As of late May 2022, UNHCR: The UN Refugee Agency reports that 100 million people worldwide are refugees—the highest number of refugees ever recorded.  With a painful statistic like that, it's easy to become...

Juneteenth: Our Newest National Holiday

A statue of the late Rep. “Al” Edwards Sr., who successfully campaigned during his freshman year to make Juneteenth a state holiday in Texas (1979). Photo: Wikipedia CommonsHonoring the Juneteenth National Holiday Every year between the public reading of General Order...

Remembering Independence Day

Remembering Independence Day As we prepare to celebrate the 4th of July, let us take a moment to recognize that the forefathers of this...

World Refugee Day Connects Us All

Photo: by Kalhh, PixabayWorld Refugee Day 2022 (UN) As of late May 2022, UNHCR: The UN Refugee Agency reports that 100 million people...