Can we Raise Awareness Toward Disrupting the Business Model of War? If we become aware of the interconnected systems and interests of political & planetary oppression, we can publicly speak to these issues, and disrupt their functions. We hold that a truly peaceful world demonstrates flourishing – which is present when people, societies and ecologies […]
Tag: System change
Are We Transdisciplinary Yet?
Bridging Landscapes of Understanding We often claim innovation requires transdisciplinary learning – But is that so? Or is it still an aspiration? Where are we not transdisciplinary? Are we mistaking inter or multi for trans? (Why it matters) How might we structure transdisciplinary deep listening and progress towards constructive dialogue? How do we bridge different […]
A Citizen’s Design Brief for Canadian Foreign Policy
Design with Dialogue held a series of dialogues and design sessions to construct a shared ethical vision and narrative characterizing the emerging commitments and proposals envisioning a new Canadian foreign policy. Across the perspectives of a wide variety of citizens and residents, ages and sectors, ethnicities and spiritual traditions, a growing group of DwD members […]
Liberating Structures for Systemic Change
So, ” how DO you change the culture around here?” July’s DwD brought Liz Rykert of Meta Strategies together with the DwD community for an exploration of Liberating Structures, a powerful set of 33 self-organizing group engagement and process change methods. The goal of the session was for all participants to learn and acquire initial experience in […]
Systemic Constellations | Where’s the Money?
Where’s the Money? Exploring for Clues. Does the collective field have anything to tell us about where the money is? Diana Claire Douglas joined us from Ottawa to share a brief (3 hour) orientation to Systemic Constellation Work, based on Bert Hellinger’s well-established practice for engaging families, organizations, and all types of social systems within […]