Jeff Rasley is the author of thirteen books; the most recent is America’s Existential Crisis: Our Inherited Obligation to Native Nations. 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. 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.