Brass Tacks: On Organizational Trauma
“Not ‘What’s wrong with you?’ but ‘What happened to you?’ is the key question. Trauma theory provides us a perspective to understand that. In that vulnerability is where we can learn.”
Brass Tacks: Telling The Truth About Equity
Question: What do we say when we're asked "What does equity have to do with my mission?" Put differently, how do we respond to the following comment? "Well, I don't think equity is a part of our organizational mission."
044 Act Naturally
There’s being stuck between a rock and a hard place, and then there's being stuck between multiple rocks, hard places and dangers that threaten your life, and the lives of those you love...
043 Introducing the Ideas to Action Field Guide
I started to understand that what we have is a mapping of a different terrain for learning–this represents a liberatory landscape. The field guide offers different ways of connecting power, spirit, identity, body and knowledge...
Brass Tacks: Into the Wild with Aram Mitchell
Letting myself get messy–allowing space for the wild in my work for racial justice, that’s what surfaced for me this month in my conversation with Aram Mitchell.
Brass Tacks: On Putting Racial Equity at the Center of Strategy
During times of tragedy and crisis - grief, pain and anger in this moment can feel almost unending. As we know from the courage, perseverance and triumphs of those that have come before us - we shall move forward.