The Find

Emma Kallok
Cultural commentary & recommendations for good troublemakers.
Created 18 Dec 2020
  • Full-Time Human
    01 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    “The only way for me to really be able to live in this world is to deal with it truthfully.”—Betty Reid Soskin, ‘America’s oldest Park Ranger’ (more on her in the Read section!) My name is Emma and I’...
  • On Edge
    25 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 4 0
    Survey Says Thanks to all who took the time to participate in the 5-min feedback survey! It’s been so exciting and informative reading your responses, and I’m taking your thoughts to heart (some chang...
  • An Invitation
    17 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Hi Friends! I can’t believe it, but it’s been nine months since I started this newsletter (!). The guiding intentions of The Find are to lift up the work of BI&WoC and to create a community here in th...
  • On Fire
    10 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 4 2
    “It will take heroic effort, unprecedented cooperation, and visionary commitment. It would mean making profound changes in our societies, economies, our ways of doing things. But it is possible to do....
  • A kind of life
    04 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 5 1
    I had quite a few ideas rolling around for this week’s newsletter, I even had one nearly ready, but then we had to rush Ziggy to the ER Wednesday night and everything went upside down. He’s ok now, bu...
  • Not a Good Fit
    27 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    “At this point in time, I realize that my mere existence is a form of activism.” —Lizzo I was recently reading the “My Week in ‘New York’” newsletter from New York Magazine when a sentence made me sto...
  • Breaking Up
    20 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 4 2
    “If people were silent nothing would change.”—Malala Yousafzai August is “Black Business Month.” Needless to say, every month is Black Business Month here at The Find! As you know, this is the issue I...
  • Let's chat: What keeps you up at night?
    13 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 0 5
    The Find Discussion Thread I’d like to try something new this week and open up the floor! As more good troublemakers join our corner of the internet, I thought it’d be fun to get to know each other a ...
  • A kind of apology
    06 Aug 2021 • 7 min read • 4 0
    “‘No’ is a complete sentence.”—Anne Lamott (?) (My search attributes this quote to Anne Lamott, but it’s also the title of a book by Megan LeBoutillier from 1995…) The need for niceties Exclamation po...
  • Open House
    30 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    We go to an open house. We are visiting our friend in Berkeley and when she says there’s a house for sale down the street from her, we’re ecstatic. There’s no way we can afford a house in the Berkeley...
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