Reaching for courageous advocacy…

Reaching for courageous advocacy…

Reaching for courageous advocacy at a time when divisions are wild and wide, I find myself hopscotching through quotes reflecting the thinking of wise ones from many disciplines. First, let’s define advocacy: “Them as can do, has to do for them as can’t. And...
A continuum of advocacy.

A continuum of advocacy.

At a time in the world where there are so many issues calling out for our attention, it is hard to know where to put one’s energy. I have written before about how to recognize issues requiring advocacy. (Four years later, Paul Corby is still awaiting entry into a...
An attitude of improvisation

An attitude of improvisation

I have been listening to Esperanza Spalding and thinking about improvisation. “Improvisation,” Spalding says, “is about showing up with no agenda and no idea of how to get to the end and working together to create value.” In other words, it’s what we do every day. How...
My legislative priorities #WhyIMarch

My legislative priorities #WhyIMarch

Yesterday, I sent postcards to my state and federal Senators and Representatives as part of https://www.womensmarch.com/100. I told them: “I want to live in an America where: -We use renewable energy, have clean air and water and preserve natural wonders. (I...