We are thrilled for our upcoming events that will take a deep dive into the practice of developmental evaluation, exploring, unpacking, and engaging participants in what it means to practice evaluation using principles as guides.Read More
What is it that I don't share with myself? What memories, guilts, and shames? And at what cost?Read More
"The Principles method is especially effective because it looks at the heart of the organization — the culture, the passions, the goals— in order to guide the evaluation. New Orleans is a city overflowing with heart, culture, passions, and goals... so what could be a more perfect pair than that!" Katherine Hillman of FluxRead More
Last night. Again, the blue lights. This time not a baby, a man. On the ground, surrounded by people in uniforms, people with guns, pale skin catching the blue light. His dark skin shadowed by his hood, by the moonless night, by the dark shadow cast by the car. Yelling orders. Through his wail he cried "Please don't shoot me. I didn't do anything. Please don't shoot me." It was the same wail. Pain made into sound.Read More
Most people I know working in giving-spaces, healing-spaces, grant-funded spaces, are stretched so thin in their time, physical abilities, emotional reserves, and spiritual core. There a never-ending demand to do more, people actively asking us to betray our own boundaries, and often not enough money to do what needs to be done. Everyone needs time to rest, reflect, and recharge.Read More
Hold it lightly.
Let it be an expression of who you are.
Not what you are.
Confusing the two has dire consequences.Read More