Community Development Tools and “Buy-in” Culture

There it was again. “This has shaped up well. Now we just need to get buy-in from the users.” Hearing these words at a recent meeting reminded me of how I’ve heard this sentiment several times in several settings. It can be (and has been, in my experience) expressed a few different ways, but it […]

Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address
diversity / inclusion

Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address

Years ago, I was given a small booklet of the traditional Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address (or “Wor ...

Honouring Diversity for Respectful Inclusion
diversity / facilitation / inclusion

Honouring Diversity for Respectful Inclusion

ICA’s Working Assumptions set the tone for inclusion, specifically “Everyone has wisdom.” and ...