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Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Beyond Vietnam speech

In 1967 MLK delivered a prophetic speech. I want you to help commemorate the 50th anniversary.

Moral principles should provide a foundation to the choice of what to actually do

Our Better Future is organizing three events commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1967 speech “Beyond Vietnam – A Time To […]

Our Better Future #3 — Fund-Raising and Awareness Campaign Launched

People Get Ready …

In a somewhat breathless announcement today Our Better Future (OBF), the organization supporting progressive transformation and activated citizens in Northern Westchester, unveiled its first-ever crowdsourcing campaign, inviting support from the public for its many projects and initiatives.

Founder Paul Stark provided the following background on OBF, which he referred […]

Our Better Future #2 — Inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — Again

Pettus Bridge

Three Martin Luther King, Jr. Day’s ago I had an inspiration while attending the special MLK Day service at the Antioch Baptist Church in Bedford Hills. The preacher made the point that Martin Luther King, Jr. wasn’t a solitary hero, toiling away by himself. There were thousands of people: leaders and allies […]

Our Better Future #1 — New Endeavor for a New Year

This is an announcement and a meditation.

Announcement: Our Better Future now exists. It’s an umbrella organization that supports real community, a clear-eyed relationship to our current realities, and the faith that working together from stubborn hope and creative intelligence will make the world a better place than it would have been without us. […]