Purpose & Passion: 3 Stories

By July 15, 2013

   In our summer newsletter, Jill Blair framed TWI’s theory of change as dialogue + connection + relationships = impact. How to capture that equation in compelling and creative ways is an ongoing question for TWI – as it is for many who participate in gatherings that open up spaces for meaningful conversation and connection. Jon Funabiki,…

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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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Reflections of an Art House Filmmaker in a YouTube World

By August 2, 2012

  By Sam Green These are exciting times for documentary filmmakers like myself. With technological advances from newly affordable HD video cameras to avenues of dissemination like YouTube revolutionizing the field, it’s never been easier to make a film and get it out there. People all over the globe who had once been voiceless can…

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A Network with No Expectations

By May 23, 2012

By Pia InfanteThe practical magic and inspiration of Boston’s Barr Fellows Network story is captured simply by the following admission from Lyndia Downie, Executive Director of Pine Street Inn, – “I’m not sure I buy all this network theory, but I love the people in this network.”I encourage you to study this living history of how…

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Man Over Time…

By December 14, 2011

By Jill Blair Thanks to Hallmark and all the other companies that generate tools to bring good cheer into our lives, the days between Thanksgiving and Christmas now flow into one another seamlessly. This was not always true. When I was growing up there were much more clearly defined distinctions between Halloween – when goblins…

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