We steer by the collected phrases on our Philosophy page. They are compasses and stars that align us on our mission.
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Attend to the practices, policies, and aspects of institutional culture that traumatize children at school
We must infuse When something happens which makes us feel unsafe, our brains respond by going into survival mode. Your brain sees something frightening, feels you are in life threatening danger and it... education with a robust understanding of, and responsiveness to, the When something happens which makes us feel unsafe, our brains respond by going into survival mode. Your brain sees something frightening, feels you are in life threatening danger and it... of systemic oppression
Dislodge hyper-punitive cultures and ideologies.
Being trauma-informed means consciously cultivating space in our mental models so that, even if we know nothing about a particular set of circumstances, we avoid the temptation to mindlessly apply rules.
Without What I have always been hoping to accomplish is the creation of community.Community is magic. Community is power. Community is resistance.Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-First-Person-Stories-Twenty-First-ebook/dp/B082ZQBL98/ https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-Adapted-Young-Adults-ebook/dp/B08VFT4R9T/..., there is no liberation…but community must not mean a shedding of our Our friends and allies at Randimals have a saying, What makes us different, makes all the difference in the world.Randimals We agree. Randimals are made up of two different animals..., nor the pathetic pretense that these differences do not exist.
Move carefully and fix things.
Source: Welcome Home | Bill Hunt
Build with, not for.
What if love said: Hear me out a bit before the future comes around.
Health is at the center of the human experience.
Democracy is served by centering and empowering people’s voices.
Source: Our Work – Coforma
Writing is too important because, though forms and structures will differ, writing is the path to The 20th Century political scientist Karl Deutsch said, “Power is the ability not to have to learn.”I quote this statement often, because I think it’s one of the most important... for those born without power.