Courage. Coragem.

Two weeks ago, nonprofit and community leaders gathered together in Yakima, Washington, to work in teams on hard issues. In several different conversations, people used the word “courage.” They described some people as having it, others as needing it, and a general hope that the community could muster the courage needed to do things differently.Continue reading “Courage. Coragem.”

The Inseparability of Reflection and Action

“We find two dimensions, reflection and action, in such radical interaction that if one is sacrificed—even in part—the other immediately suffers.” – Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed Sometimes you give people time to think about something, and things get a lot deeper than you were planning on. You stop for reflection, and they dig intoContinue reading “The Inseparability of Reflection and Action”