Connecting local responses around the world
Posted on September 29, 2017 at 6:57am 2 Comments 4 Likes
I have recently joined the Resonance Centre for Social Evolution, created by Peter Pula and several partners. They are dedicated to supporting the springing up of what they call resonant communities both through how they bring people together and the stories that are shared. While I know Peterborough, Canada is very distant for many, we would love to have anyone from the Constellation community who is interested join a festival in late October. The calling question for the festival is this:…Continue
Posted on July 25, 2016 at 4:18am 7 Comments 6 Likes
Good morning! I've been invited to share this blog post on listening, so here it is! I hope you enjoy it! I've also been asked by our dear colleague Rituu how I have used listening in my work. As someone dedicated to lifting up other people's stories, listening is absolutely core to my work. My intention is not just to listen for the facts, but the essence, the energy and the possibility in a person's story. I hope to share more about this in a coming blog post. In the meantime, be well!…Continue
Posted on July 21, 2016 at 3:37am 0 Comments 3 Likes
In Peterborough, Canada, we've had a really neat story come to life where some really life-giving, emergent citizen action has converged with the "system" (aka local government) in a really beautiful way. Here's a short story about how this has happened. Folks in this network may be especially interested in how the citizens group is gathering in a unique way and what that's generating: …Continue
Posted on January 27, 2016 at 8:03am 2 Comments 1 Like
When creating the space for communities to come up with their own strengths-based responses to local issues, a big question has to do with telling the story of what's unfolding as the communities move forward. What's the best way to do this storytelling?…Continue
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Thank you for sharing your experience in response to Jean Louis blog Michelle. The video indeed conveys the power of conversation, belongingness and shared hope in a neighbourhood.
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