In the next few weeks, Elizabeth Garlow and I will be releasing our first report under our new Francesco Collaborative banner. The report distills the insights from our Livable Future Investing workshop we facilitated a few months ago with 25 leading Catholic asset holders. For me, the release of this report marks the beginning of […]
Today, after a small group reunion from our March Livable Future Investing workshop (of Catholic asset holders, inspired by the Economy of Francesco vision), Evan Gill from Catholic Charities USA started telling me about Omidyar’s Reimagining Capitalism work. I’ve heard the name Omidyar at least a dozen times the past couple years, but had just […]
I was inspired today at the Catholic Campaign for Human Development’s (CCHD) 50th Anniversary celebration. As I reconnected with old friends from Notre Dame and met new community land trust & worker center leaders via the Hubilo (virtual conference) chat, I realized how much CCHD is part of me. The farmworker organizing my dad helped […]
I know this is a daunting question. I’m going to try to make it practical with 3 steps and 3 concrete invitations. Weds, April 7, 7pm ET: “Exploring how congregations might re-imagine their assets when long term sustainability is no longer an option.” with Rev. Dr. Sidney Williams – click here to RSVP and/or join) […]
I’ve been in a liminal space for a little while now. This week, it has started to get uncomfortable. I’ve found myself this week wanting to plunge into deeper explorations of what’s on the horizon. Today, two conversations reminded me that this liminal space is a generative place — and something I want to stay […]
If we can re-structure capital to be in a non-extractive position, we can re-make business as an engine for human and ecosystem flourishing. As our culture evolves to more deeply appreciate the endemic nature of system oppression and ecological devastation, leaders will increasingly be looking for structural solutions.