A prayer for every person who is devoted to social change that leads to a more just and humane world… May each one of us strengthen or develop our capacities to address tensions and conflict, receive and give feedback, and learn and grow from our encounters… may we stay focused on the goals of change […]
May this school be a place where children and their whole families can learn, flourish, inspire and grow into their full potential with the care and support of community.
I found inspiration in this article: How radical municipalism can go beyond the local. I recommend reading the whole piece, some clips below. “In Seattle, the city council passed a law that would tax big companies like Amazon—money which would then go into subsidies for affordable housing. In Barcelona, the city is turning AirBnB apartments into […]
We sit in the chairs to get educated. Attentive. Being a good student. Listening for what we can learn. Giving up a whole day of our busy lives — because we know this is important. Truths revealed. Layers of our privilege glaring before us, for us to see. Asked again and again — where is […]
Last week I gathered with 40 practitioners of participatory hosting and facilitation around the above question. Some were like me, stepping into this space with aspects of this inquiry alive in our every day, every breath, burning scars and lighting up paths as we follow our devotion and respond to the world that is, and […]
Solutions: Listen to the stories of those who are most impacted by inequity. Invest in organizations that are informed by and lead by those who are most impacted. In Asheville: Word on the Street/La Voz de los Jovenes is one of those organizations. “I’ve been wanting a place where youth can just be themselves,” said […]
As 2018 walks into my life, making herself at home like she’s been here all along, I’m reaching out to you, most of the people that I know, because now feels like the time. As I see it, we are facing an opportunity of our lifetime: Can we learn or remember how to take better […]