Social Justice for the Sensitive Soul: How to Change the World in Quiet Ways (Broadleaf Books)

Social justice work, we assume, is raised voices and raised fists. It requires leading, advocating, fighting, and organizing wherever it is required--in the streets, slums, villages, inner cities, halls of political power, and more. But what does social justice work look like for those who aren't comfortable battling in the trenches? Highly sensitive and empathic individuals have much to contribute in bringing a more just and equitable world. Yet such work can be particularly challenging for the sensitive, and requires self-awareness, intentionality, and care.

In Social Justice for the Sensitive Soul, Dorcas Cheng-Tozun expands the possibilities of how to have a positive social impact, affirming the particular gifts and talents that sensitive souls have to offer to a hurting world. Alongside inspiring, real-life examples of highly sensitive world-changers, she explores pathways where our quieter, but equally passionate collaborators for social change can serve and thrive.

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