A collection of insights on the current political culture from a diverse, eclectic group of women (and one man) on the ground floor of a new political revolution in America...
Edited by Paula vW. Dáil* (Lead Editor) and Betty L. Wells
Forthcoming from McFarland Books
Release date: February 24, 2018
I'm so proud to be among the 36 essayists in this book. Read more at werisetoresist.com
An advocate for people with serious mental illness, Dede Ranahan’s essay “A Canary in the Coal Mine” delivers a succinct call for actions to fix a broken mental health treatment system – a must read for everyone concerned about this issue.
Carla Jacobs, past national board member NAMI
Dede Ranahan is a 25-year advocate for mental health care. She worked for NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) for several years, including as the NAMI California Policy Director for the Mental Health Services Act (Prop 63). Following retirement, she created and currently maintains a website and blog as a safe place for families to talk about mental illness in their loved ones. She is also blogging her book "Sooner Than Tomorrow - A Mother's Dairy" on her website. www.soonerthantomorrow.com; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.