Creating An Impact Community

By May 8, 2014

Lindsay Green-Barber is the Media Impact Analyst at The Center for Investigative Reporting. We’re pleased to share her thoughtful reflection on the issue of assessing impact within the fields of media and journalism. The point she raises at the end of her piece around the “immeasurable” value of connecting to share personal stories and lessons learned in…

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Relationships Are (The) Work

By May 2, 2014

Sean Thomas-Breitfield is the Co-Director of The Building Movement Project, a grantee of TWI. We’re Pleased to share his recent reflection on the importance of relationships in movement building, a theme that strongly emerged from Building Movement’s insightful evaluation of the New Bottom Line Campaign. It’s great to see the power of relationships explicitly raised…

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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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Reflections of a Reflective Leader: Authenticity as Authority

By May 16, 2012

by CJ Callen TWI Trustee CJ Callen, who has recently taken the helm at the Youth Leadership Institute, blogged about her learning so far in this new role.  Take a peak at CJ’s thoughts on leadership transition, the importance of reflection, and translating learning into practice – in this piece, published on CompassPoint’s blog earlier…

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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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