How Media Can Be a Force for Good

By April 18, 2014

A thoughtful and engaging interview with the American Press Institute and Mallary Tenore, the new managing director of TWI grantee Images and Voices of Hope (IVOH), that explores themes of our ongoing conversation about storytelling, journalism, dialogue and community.    How ‘Restorative Narratives’ Shape Communities: 9 Good Questions with Mallary Tenore of IVOH   IVOH…

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From The Kids’ Table To The Adults’ Table: Taking Relationships Seriously in a World of Networks

By August 23, 2013

By John Esterle, Malka Kopell & Palma Strand  Thanks to all our colleagues who shared this story! Thanks to PACE for making it available to its members and to Cindy Gibson who sent it to her national network. Follow the links to read the insightful introduction to this article from Niki Jagpal on NCRP’s Blog, the kind words of the NCG and Phil…

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Happy New Year!

By January 11, 2013

Happy New Year, everyone!   We hope you have glided with grace, ease, and vibrance into 2013.  Here are a few notes for our network that we send with love into these first, fresh days of the year. A New FaceWe’re welcoming Fabienne Doze to the team to provide much needed, hands on communications and administrative support a…

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The Whitman Institute Retreat 2012

By March 30, 2012

By Pia Infante TWI’s 4th retreat, like many of our previous retreats, was marked by bountifully good weather, rich conversations and connections, and a sensibility of community and renewal. Yet, something happened this time. Something distinct, and extraordinary. I left, and many reported similarly, feeling powerfully connected, renewed, vibrant and inspired. One participant thought that…

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The Politics of the Broken Hearted

By October 28, 2011

By Pia Infante When I first read Parker Palmer’s description of “the politics of the broken hearted” in his new book, Healing the Heart of Democracy, my heart expanded and contracted in resonance. I have a patched together heart full of despair, resilience, and ferocious hope about the time and world we live in. As…

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