Right now we are having a "shared experience" of this global pandemic, but in dramatically different ways. Recent events have revealed a range of long standing inequities and harshly uneven impacts. At the same time, many are reaching out to each other in new or ongoing work to accelerate positive change in our communities. As we move forward, we are still in this together.
"The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all." Helen Keller
During this 2020 disruption to our previous patterns of thought and activity, what are we learning together? While we grieve and worry, and navigate change and loss, what seeds can we sow together to grow together for a healthier more sustainable future?
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." Alice Walker
In the midst of our collective anxiety and big unknowns, there is an abundance of talent, wisdom and heart-connected energy waiting to be tapped in us and between us. Let’s use all of our senses to grapple with this new reality and, together, discover a more vibrant future for us all.