“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.”
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."
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...
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...
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.
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.
Paradigm Shifts in an Age of Crises Historically, pandemics have [...]
In a meeting I had just a few days before going into quarantine, a valued colleague shared C. Wright Mills’s idea of sociological imagination. When I heard it, I wasn’t thinking at all about Covid-19. I was imagining all the ways...
April 13, 2020 Resources, Ideas to Action On Grieving [...]
Strategic thinking in a long-term crisis: One approach A note [...]