Started this discussion. Last reply by Becki Pauls Sep 28, 2012.
“Sustainable Culture Shift and Organization Change begin with personal growth and transformation” by Alan Sloan. This is the name of the 11 hour module that I attended at the 2012 Toronto Summer Institute on Inclusion with prominent world thinkers and…Continue
“God comes to us in the midst of human need, and the most pressing needs of our time demand community in response. How can I participate in a fairer distribution of resources unless I live in a community, which makes it possible to consume less? How can I learn accountability unless I live in a community where my acts and their consequences are visible to all? How can I learn to share power unless I live in a community where hierarchy is unnatural? How can I take the risks which right action…Continue
In my work with people with disabilities over the past 34 years, it took me about 30 years to realize the extent to which the dominant society has silenced the voices of the dominated, i.e. the oppressed.Continue
Presuming competence …
… an ally of equality.
… a tool of peace.
When you believe in a person, you awaken the power of the human spirit. Your belief, when clearly expressed, synchronizes with the desires and dreams of the person, and results in transformation that continues to surprise us in such wonderful…Continue
How do we as a society determine that this person or that person deviates from “the norm”?
And how does this inevitable “deviation” from the norm end up having value assigned to it by society?
For example, if a person is highly coordinated and can run fast, this is a deviation from the norm. And if this person is able to use…Continue