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November 20, 2015


Giving Tuesday

Sometimes an idea is just right. And it changes things. And everything is different as a result. Giving Tuesday is one of those ideas. Launched in New York City in 2012, Giving Tuesday brought people together through social media to collectively affirm that we are more than mere consumers and that social media can be […]

November 15, 2015


Who Are You in the Community?

In convening the Maine Insights conversations around the state, I ask this question a lot. In fact, I make it a point to start the Maine Insights conversations by asking all of the participants to introduce themselves and state one word that describes who they are in the community. The words we hear are amazing: […]

November 13, 2015


What is Our Capacity for Justice?

Throughout this autumn, we have been convening Maine Insights conversations around the state. Ten so far. To talk about justice and equity in Maine. And people come. It is incredible. Now, I am a glass-half-full person, no doubt. My default setting is to believe that everything is going to work out in the end. Perhaps […]

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