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.
The US Cooperative & Shared Ownership Landscape Watch 2.5-min video narration & explanation of this map. With the deleterious impacts of shareholder supremacy increasingly apparent, cooperatives offer a stakeholder-owned firm model. Co-ops have achieved meaningful market penetration in a few areas: multi-family housing (25% are co-ops), credit unions (hold 10% of household savings), rural electric […]
I was just looking through some old emails and found this framing for a gathering I pulled together two years ago. This description of the “Church Real Estate Problem” continues to be a major opportunity for church leaders and impact-first investors. I’ve seen a number of real estate developers and consultants emerge in this landscape […]
It’s been a few months since I was intentionally making time to journal with Layla Saad’s Me and White Supremacy book. A few things have happened recently that reminded me I need to check in with myself. Relationship I listened to Rosalind Brewer (COO of Starbucks) reflect on how Relationships are such a vital part […]
Loving us into a new understanding of Family. Maria Luisa was consistently building our notion of family. From the way she raised her son Mel as a single mother in close relationship to other Gaston sisters and cousins to the way she became Tia and Abuelita to dozens of young women at College of St. […]
I’m super excited about Driver’s Seat because they are tackling one of the big paradoxes of our time. The explosive growth of gig work (think Uber, DoorDash, Amazon delivery) has created the promise of flexibility and prosperity for millions of people, and yet the reality is that most gig workers struggle to make even a minimum […]