I call these items “capacities” because they provide definition to our vessel in life. They determine what we can do, who we can be, and where we are. Each of us is absolutely limitless in our capacities. The following attributes are what I’ve experienced and observed are useful when working to change the world.
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This Isn’t An “Ah-Ha” Moment
In the last few weeks, the United States has seen a resurgence of interest in youth engagement. Young people from Parkland, Florida, have led the charge and created a stir among the media by calling out politicians and pundits in public forums, including social media and press events. They’re advocating sophisticated responses to the violenceContinue reading “This Isn’t An “Ah-Ha” Moment”
Why I Think We Should Examine Our Motivations to Help Others
When I was young, I was involved in programs at a church in the low-income, predominantly African American neighborhood where my family lived. One day when I was 16 years old, some friends and I were walking down the street when we came across a couple of shiny new vans delivering a small hoard of whiteContinue reading “Why I Think We Should Examine Our Motivations to Help Others”