What’s the difference between approaches to global development versus global solidarity?
A people’s movement is rising in Zimbabwe. Is aid and philanthropy paying attention?
Once people decide to be outward facing, concerned about the suffering in the world and wanting to express their sense of responsibility to others, how can we invite and support them to also transform themselves?
An interview with Bonnie Castañeda de Garcia of Honduras on the transformative role of arts & culture in violent environments.
(Or, introducing myself as the newest member of IDEX’s team!)
Here’s to the ones who ask “why” openly in meetings because they just can’t tolerate the façade of “doing good.”
3 places where my voice in #globaldev discussions have appeared lately
On one of the social good industry’s most killer assumptions: That in the developing world, nothing exists, i.e. that there’s a blank slate upon which our interventions can be built.
How-matters.org’s Friday feature! Sharing three poems by Simric Yarrow
What is the transformation that occurs when people discover the strength of their voice and have space, or the opportunity to use that voice, and engage with those in power?
Network thinking has been on my mind. Sharing this piece from Curtis Ogden of the Interaction Institute of Social Change.
“‘I don’t know’ is found in imprecise information, in unseen or undetectable outcomes. It’s found in our trust in people, in their innate capacities and energy.”
An estimated 25,000 participants from more than 185 countries will assemble in Washington D.C. next week for the XIX International AIDS Conference. How many of them have cared for a dying neighbor or comforted a grieving child?
How-matters.org’s Friday feature! Sharing “Paper Over People” by yours truly.