Facing our Future Challenges with Authentic Hope: The Work that Reconnects

The Work that Reconnects was an evening of dialogue and experiential exercises based on teachings and practices developed over the last 40 years by eco-philosopher Joanna Macy and colleagues. The workshop offered an inspiring context for action and   participation in the Great Turning toward a life-sustaining society and world. Joanna spoke June 21st to a […]

Conflict Resolution: From Blockage to Opportunity

June 2012 DwD was presented by Rick Wallace of Peacebuilding International Consulting. _____ We live and work in a world where conflict exists at multiple scales (locally, nationally and internationally) and contexts (social, economic, cultural, political, and environmental).  Conflicts can be interpersonal, collective, organizational, structural and/or psycho-spiritual.  They can be over values, beliefs, relationships, data, structures, identities […]

Designing Occupation Dialogue

We invited Occupy Toronto to kick off a DwD session, and continued with the dialogue engagement live at the camp, after it came down mid-week following the session. Grad students and even president Sara Diamond from OCAD University were involved with sponsorship from the Design Exchange.  Two major community events were held, located (ironically enough) […]

November DwD 11.10.10 | Facilitation of Positive Deviance

NEW LOCATION: We are now holding sessions in the Lambert Lounge, room 187 at OCAD’s main building, 100 McCaul St. We’re right next door to the OCAD auditorium. START TIME 7pm: This month’s session only will be 7pm so folks can attend the Torch lecture next door in the auditorium if they like. _____ DwD […]