chapter  12
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Are We There Yet? Trust, Faith, and the Power of a Common Goal

WithKRISTI RYUJIN AND MARTHA SONNTAG BRADLEY

In this chapter we, Kristi (an Asian American woman) and Martha (a White woman), discuss a conflict involving race, gender and power that had the potential to ruin any possibility of creating a cross-race alliance and institutional change. Rather than taking “the easy way out,” we decided to fight to become allies. This is our story.