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Inspiration and encouragement for building a Race Equity Culture

“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...

On Organizational Trauma

On Organizational Trauma

"Do you want to be right, or do you want to be free?” –Many, many people. Recently: Chris Guilllebeau. Hmmmmmmm. Do I want to be right or do I want to be free? Now, that's a tough one. Sometimes I really, reallllllllllly want to be right. I want everyone to see things...

Building Healthier Equity Projects

Nicola Chin, Founder, Up With Community@nicolamchin @upwithcommunity Note: This guest post is a review and expansion of a workshop offered at the October 2018 Equity in the Center Summit. Nicola during her 2018 Equity in the Center Summit workshop. At some point in...