Teatime with Miss Liz joining me for tea is Jeff Rasley an Author sharing on self-awareness journey in life. Is there more than this?
May 12th, 3 PM EST
Jeff Rasley is the author of thirteen books; the most recent is A Pickleball Soap Opera: Love, Murder, and Pickleball. He has published numerous articles in academic and mainstream periodicals, including Newsweek, Chicago Magazine, ABA Journal, Family Law Review, The Journal of Communal Societies, and Friends Journal.
He is an award-winning photographer and his pictures taken in the Himalayas and Caribbean and Pacific islands have been published in several journals.
He has appeared as a featured guest on over 100 radio and podcast programs.
Rasley has engaged in social activism and philanthropic efforts from an early age. In high school, he co-founded the Goshen Walk for Hunger.
In law school, he was an advocate for renters’ rights as the leader of the first rent strike in Indiana, and he served as a lobbyist and president of the Indianapolis Tenants Association. As an attorney for the Legal Services organization, he was lead counsel on two class-action suits on behalf of prisoners which resulted in judgments requiring the construction of two new jails in Central Indiana. Jeff founded free legal clinics at two inner-city churches. He was the lead plaintiff in a class action requiring the clean-up of the White River after it was polluted by an industrial chemical spill. He spent five days working for NOLA Habitat for Humanity post-Katrina. Jeff is the founder and former president of the Basa Village Foundation USA, which raises money for culturally sensitive development work in the Basa area of Nepal.
He also served a term as president of Scientech, which promotes science education. Jeff is a director of five other nonprofit organizations. In December 2020 the Rasleys founded the Jeff and Alicia Rasley Internship Program for the ACLU of Indiana.
Jeff is a partner in the eBook publishing company Midsummer Books and provides writer-coaching services.
He is a U.S. liaison for the Nepal-based Himalayan expedition company, Adventure GeoTreks Ltd. He has taught classes for IUPUI Continuing Ed. The program, Indiana Writers Center, and Butler and Marian Universities.
Jeff is a graduate of the University of Chicago, A.B. magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, All-Academic All-State Football Team, and letter winner in swimming and football; Indiana University School of Law, J.D. cum laude, Moot Court and Indiana Law Review; Christian Theological Seminary, M.Div. magna cum laude, co-valedictorian and Faculty Award Scholar.
He has been admitted to the Indiana, U.S. District Court, and U.S. Supreme Court Bars.
For chairing the Indiana-Tennessee Civic Memorial Commission Rasley and the Commission received Proclamations of Salutation from the Governors of Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania and he was made an honorary Lieutenant Colonel Aide-de-Camp of the Alabama State Militia, a Kentucky Colonel, and honorary Citizen of Tennessee.
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