We all have gifts to give to the world. This is more important to remember now than it ever has been in my lifetime. I've been reading a book called Becoming a Citizen Activist by Nick Licata because I'm trying to understand how change actually happens in American government today. It's pretty opaque from the average … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Be a Community Organizer
I'd like to write a "note to self" of sorts, a letter for those community builders who are faced with a lot of choices about where to use their energy and who find that they have little energy to make those choices. It's not always about being the dependable one. Sometimes it is. It's nice to … Continue reading It’s Not Always About Showing Up
Earlier this week, I lead an online workshop for community builders to help them look back on 2016 and plan for 2017. If you missed it, you can still access the worksheets, my own planning worksheets, and the audio file. As I walked through the plans for the new year, the biggest ah-ha! moment that I noticed … Continue reading Set Your Intention for 2017, Set Yourself Up for Success
You can follow how-to posts all day, but you also need to answer these larger questions about your community work.
I hope that the future of community is splintered and that power becomes distributed. But what does that look like?