This Week-ish with ElisaCP

Elisa Camahort Page
Mostly weekly musings on politics, pop culture, the pandemic, , technology, activism, and more.
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  • THIS WEEK: Join me for #CHROMA2021
    13 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Subscribe now What is #CHROMA2021? #CHROMA2021 is an annual event produced by Black and Brown Founders, designed to help Black and brown founders build their tech or tech-enabled companies. It’s focus...
  • We need new words for friendship
    12 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 2
    Subscribe now What’s between friend and foe? If you scroll down and check out my thoughts on the “Who is the Bad Art Friend” article in the NY Times last week, one thing I didn’t talk about in my podc...
  • Social issues are business issues
    30 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Subscribe now CEOs: Plan on weighing in on abortion, racism, voting rights and more A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that I had started a new gig as Editor-in-Residence for The Rosie Report, a site f...
  • What if we actually don't care about "the children?"
    14 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    Subscribe now Survey says: Kids are expendable Forgive me if I go dark This Week-ish. I started my Monday morning by watching this devastating PSA from SandyHook Promise: It’s shattering. And I hope y...
  • September 15: 20 years ago today
    11 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    By Friday, September 14th, I was pretty much feeling at the end of my rope. Despite finding some respite in a Broadway theatre the night before, the truth was that I was pretty desperate to get home. ...
  • September 13: 20 years ago today
    11 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    I know that has a rather lurid sound to it, but truly, after hours of watching TV by myself in a hotel room, already not the most humanizing place, I was getting pretty sick of myself. On Thursday I d...
  • September 12: 20 years ago today
    11 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    On September 12, 2001 I felt like I had to get out of my hotel room, and away from the constant CNN-watching. It was already clear that I wasn’t getting out of New York that day…bomb threats to JFK an...
  • September 11: 20 years ago today
    11 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    Note: I first wrote this series of posts back in 2004, three years post-09/11. I shared them first on a personal blog platform that went away. Then posted them on BlogHer.com, which was ported to SheK...
  • September 10th: 20 years ago today
    10 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    My mother grew up in New York; my grandma lived in the same house in Forest Hills since the 40's. So I’ve been making trips to NYC ever since I can remember. And then a year after I graduated from col...
  • The Empathy Tightrope
    31 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 2 4
    Subscribe now COVID is testing ALL our empathy muscles A couple of weeks ago I had a good catch-up Zoom with my friend Yolonda Spinks. She lies in Memphis, and of course a chunk of our call was about ...
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