We Tried to Tell Y’all

We Tried to Tell Y’all

“Please stop saying this is not America, or we are better than this. America was founded on the violent taking of land and reliance on chattel slavery by white supremacist slave owners who documented their plan to commit genocide on Indigenous people. Just over...
“Lead. Follow. Or, get out of the way.”

“Lead. Follow. Or, get out of the way.”

This blog was originally published in the October 14, 2020 Luminare newsletter, Be Lumin-Us.   “Lead. Follow. Or, get out of the way.” This quote, alternately attributed to Thomas Paine and George Patton, is top of mind today. Not because centering the leadership...
On Grieving

On Grieving

By: Nicola Chin Last week as I was creating this framework for Strategic Thinking in a Long-Term Crisis, I came across a hole in our library of resources: grieving. Up With Community has tools and resources to share on trauma, but we were lacking supports to...
Liberation from the Inside Out

Liberation from the Inside Out

Liberation from the Inside Out     POSTED ON JUNE 5, 2019 [Español abajo] Lindsay sitting still and going inward By Lindsay Majer (Bio below) I imagine our pause for the cause has looked like an eleven-month vacation. We did not welcome a new cohort of Fellows. We...