The Search for Truth

Christie Hardwick, Class XIV Inspiration Gatherings Founder, Facilitator, Spiritual Guide www.inspirationgatherings.org “If we worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true-really is true- then there would be little hope for advance”. Orville Wright- American Inventor Discerning what is true today is increasingly a challenge.  The concept of “fake...

It Takes a Network.

By Kevin Zwick (Class XXV), CEO, The Housing Trust I’ve been working in affordable housing for my entire adult life. When you step back, it’s this really amazing miracle that happens with each development. It only happens because so many partners, and laws, and coalitions, and...

Don’t Get Up.

Suzanne St. John-Crane, ALF CEO Classic XXV / Urbanism XXXIV I treasure the opportunity to go through the class experience each year with our new Fellows. I can practice my “ALF skills” like mindfulness, the 4-player dialogue model and aikido approach to conflict resolution. (You can too...

Education In the Trump Era

By Nancy Poon Lue, Education XXXII Though I now live clear across the country from Washington D.C., I will never forget the years I had the honor of working at the U.S. Department of Education during the Obama Administration.  It was tough work with long hours and...