Two days, two important marches (actually many around the globe) — the Indigenous People’s March and the Women’s March; countless numbers are standing together in a call for action.

I feel such profound gratitude for the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the nonviolence he taught the people of this country. I thought of his vision of the Beloved Community many times while traveling with the grandmothers.

(When asylum-seeking parents and children were separated and put in detention centers; compassionate, creative action was needed & Grandmother Healing Dolls was born. Follow the journey of their creation and the 3000 mile trip to three detention centers, courthouses, and more on this Thrive Global series.)