Coffee Party USA Board members, Egberto Willies and Charlotte Coyle – at a glance – seem as different as night and day: he is a Humanist and she, a retired Christian minister. He is an extroverted activist while she is a quieter peacemaking advocate. But as they have worked together with Coffee Party values toward Coffee Party goals, their relationship has deepened and demonstrated how people can forge real friendships across differences. Here is a blog Egberto wrote in 2017 […]
Some of our Coffee Party USA activists consider what we have learned from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (February 2017) (From Victoria) Of all the words of wisdom left behind by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the ones that struck a deep and resonating chord with me were those in the passage in which he used the words “flotsam and jetsam.” With “flotsam” being the wreckage of a ship or its cargo drifting on the sea or washed ashore, worthless […]
By Jeanene Louden, Coffee Party USA Director (December 2016) The president elect is calling for American unity as a way forward. Those that did not support him are calling for unity as a way forward. What do we mean by “unity”? What will it take for us to actually be “one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all”? If the answer from the little voice inside your head started with the word “they”, there is hope. When you […]
Debilyn Molineaux served as the Coffee Party USA president for several years because she shares our passion for cooperative collaboration and civil conversation. Here is one of her blogs from 2015 that was published in the Huffington Post. Most of the time I go on Facebook and catch up with my friends, like memes about good deeds, kind acts and videos of cats. I like to think I’m an average Facebook user. Of course, being involved with politics, even […]
Coffee Party Members endured a rainstorm, a sleet storm, a hail storm, and a snowstorm all in the period of a few hours.