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
Hold it lightly.
Let it be an expression of who you are.
Not what you are.
Confusing the two has dire consequences.Read More
This is important to me because my personal evaluation belief is that evaluations should just be used, they should be used to support social change towards a world that is more just and equitable.Read More
In this post I break down each of the components of Principles-Focused Developmental Evalualuation with and arts-based approach in a few sentences with 2-3 key references..you know, in case you're curious!Read More
“...too often the concept of resilience is used to place the burden of developing reliance on the shoulders of people who are struggling— struggling every day just to live, making the decision to live over and over again in the face of trauma, dissapointment, grief, and loss.”Read More