What’s Next for Creating the Future? December 2022 Integrity Conversation

Creating the Future’s Integrity Team (board) Meeting: Monday, December 12, 2022 10am-12pm Pacific time / 1pm-3pm Eastern time / 6pm-8pm UK time Topic: What’s Next for Creating the Future? Watch the meeting LIVE at this post. Just scroll to the very bottom of the page. Details about how to participate are below. What’s Next for … Read more

Community Engagement Planning: What Engagement Makes Possible (Summary Mtg #2)

Creating the Future is applying Catalytic Thinking to building our Community Engagement plan. Following that framework, at our first meeting, we asked “Who will be affected by our engagement efforts, whether they are the intended audience or not?” We then took slow time discussing why engagement matters. For folks doing social change work, what is … Read more

Community Engagement Planning: You’re Invited! June 13, 2022

Community Engagement Planning Conversation: Monday, June 13, 2022 12pm – 2pm Pacific time Watch the meeting LIVE at this post. Just scroll to the very bottom of the page. Details about how to participate are below. Crafting a Community Engagement Plan Over the past few months, the conversations of our Integrity Body (known in most … Read more

What’s Next for Creating the Future? Integrity Conversation April 21, 2022: Summary

For the past several months, Creating the Future’s Integrity Body (aka our board) has been focusing on what’s next for Creating the Future’s mission. This line of inquiry began last October, when we began applying the questions of Catalytic Thinking to the topic of succession planning. By the time we got to the question “What does … Read more

What’s Next for Creating the Future? Integrity Conversation April 11, 2022: Summary

For the past several months, Creating the Future’s Integrity Body (aka our board) has been focusing on what’s next for Creating the Future. While this began as a discussion of succession planning, after asking just the first few questions in Catalytic Thinking, the focus moved quickly to what succession planning makes possible. The answer: Continuity of … Read more

Gratitude and Generosity: An Online Conversation

With the holiday season in full swing and the end of 2014 soon approaching, gratitude and generosity fills the air. People are making time to help others, and reflect on how others have helped them the past year. What if instead of focusing on the values of gratitude and generosity once a year, individuals focused … Read more

3 Minutes on… Empowering Your Community

What changes when we see community members as agents for their own change? According to Dan Duncan – a faculty member of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute – everything!   And what can organizations and enterprises do to nourish and nurture the gifts and abilities of community members? In just 3 minutes, Dan shares how … Read more