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What I’ve Been Up to Lately

 Friends, I hope all of you are safe and sound in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. This month I have been deeply immersed in our work to support two clients who are advancing racial equity in the US education system: The Raikes Foundation’s Building Equitable...

Five Tactics for Disrupting Systems

Friends, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about this notion that there might be two primary ways to go about accomplishing spread/scale in the social sector: broad and deep. When I think about broad I think about getting an intervention to everyone who might benefit as...

It’s OK To Take A Nap

Friends, I just got up from a nap. And I had a bunch of other things to tell you about, but I realized what I most want to tell you today is the subject of today's email: it's OK to take a nap. It really is. I know the world is falling apart. I...

What Are You Committed To?

Friends, With the school year starting up and all the new beginnings associated with it, I think this is as good a time as any to ask yourself, “What am I committed to?” It sounds simple enough, but my experience has been that the answer to that question - and what I...

Finding Joy In Trying Times

Friends, I hope this finds you well. I am fresh off a three-day workshop with one of my mentors, Katie Hendricks and I want to share my biggest a-ha discoveries with you in case maybe you’ve been struggling with something similar. My intention for the workshop was to...

Small Tests Shall Set You Free

  Believe it or not, this was a "thing."  Hey friends, If your indoctrination about what it means to be a leader or a manager was anything remotely like mine, it’s possible that you have some notion of “needing to control others” wrapped into your self-concept. My...

Prayer Worth Living Into

Prayer Worth Living Into

Dear friends, I want to share with you one of the highlights from the Skid Row School last week. In attendance was a team from the United Farm Workers Foundation, and at the end of the first day, Ester Cadavid and Eriberto Fernandez shared with us the Prayer of the...

Weaving Together The Web Of LIfe

  So...we decided to go ahead and drive to Tornillo, Texas, for the rally this past weekend. On our eleven hour road trip, I received text messages from Voto Latino who was behind the rally. That’s to be expected. I also received texts from the Movement for Black...

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