Some Myths of First Nations Australians

Some Myths of First Nations Australians

This week it is reconciliation week in Australia.  Reconciliation is not an outcome or a goal as much as a relationship and an ongoing journey between First Nations Australians and Settler Australians. The conversation is ongoing, as is the fight for Indigenous...
Inspiring a shared vision for movement building

Inspiring a shared vision for movement building

Movement building means working on the collective processes and infrastructure that create shared vision, strategy, and action across different areas of social, economic, and ecological justice.  When we think about the word movement, what images come to mind? The US...
Sustainable activism and avoiding burnout

Sustainable activism and avoiding burnout

I recently came back from the Asia Pacific Rainbow Families Forum 2018 in Hong Kong, and one of the themes that united my comrades and I was burnout and the challenges of practicing self care. Burnout is a political and movement issue. Every year committed activists...
Principle: Inspire a shared vision

Principle: Inspire a shared vision

As change makers, we are working towards creating a better world. We work from the belief that to create the change we want to see, we need to develop a broad movement of people that are working towards a shared goal or set of goals. But what is the better world we...
Theory: Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Theory: Pedagogy of the Oppressed

“Education either functions as an instrument to…bring about conformity or it becomes the practice of freedom, the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with reality and discover how to participate in the transformation of their world...
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