Wednesday, August 16, 2017
"As part of Canada’s 150th year, the Borealis Gallery opens The Dream We Form By Being Together. This exhibition centres on the theme of reconciliation and emerges from the awareness that art can play a central role in the process. Drawing from indigenous practices and understandings, the show seeks to rebalance colonial narratives within the much larger story of this place we now call Canada."
The exhibit runs until October 1, 2017. If you are in or near Edmonton, check it out!
Monday, August 14, 2017
Read the full article on uncertain spaces and declared spaces, with additional examples and stories.
Watch the introductory video on uncertain spaces and declared spaces.
Read my article on exploring uncertainty and embrace at your church.
Check out all "uncertain spaces and declared spaces" posts on this blog.
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Here's a very interesting article I came across on Fast Company, about Starbucks opening locations in struggling communities as well as military towns, and being intentional about hiring, training, and promoting local people.
My initial reaction is to be skeptical -- after all, big corporations are only interested in profit and the bottom line. However, while obviously these stores do have to be profitable, it does seem that they are serious about making a difference.
On a related note, and I say this as someone who works in government, it's quite amazing to see the serious targets they set and how they reach many of them early...
Read the whole article yourself, and comment below!