How good stories can help us "nail" our response to 2020 and its crises.
Let It Begin With Me This is the fourth and final blog post on innovation. Innovation is important in its own right. But, I’m focusing on it now because it is desperately needed as we cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, the recession, renewed racial tensions, the 2020 elections, and more. I’ve used them to refine my own thinking about what peacebuilders and others can do in the coming weeks and months. I’ve also been laying the groundwork for a book I might write on social and political innovation in the United States So far, I’ve focused on pathways toward innovation in general. Here, I want to end the series by bring it as close to home [...]
Innovations and paradigm shifts occur most often as a result of a series of incremental steps. See how these ideas can be applied to building social movements in the troubled times we live in.
This is the first of four blog posts on innovation for social change. The next three will get at more specific examples and strategies.