The Century Club

One Thursday, a couple of weeks ago, I ate lunch with around 20 community leaders as we heard about ways to get involved in the work The STAR Center is doing in Jackson and beyond.  It wasn’t a big group.  It wasn’t an expensive meal or a shiny production. But anyone who has been involved […]

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Reflections on MLK

I remember the first time I read the writings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in earnest. I was a junior in college and had signed up for a history class on the Civil Rights Movement. America’s history is absolutely packed with orators par excellence, but Dr. King’s speech and prose absolutely blew my mind. […]

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Star Center at a Glance

It’s always difficult to know how to answer when people ask, “What is the Star Center?” Sometimes I start by talking about our history. Well, the Star Center was founded in 1988 when two children began losing their eyesight and their parents believed their community could support people with disabilities. Sometimes I start by talking about the […]

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