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WHICH great challenges and social problems should the EVOKE

Network tackle next?

Tackle education. What do children and what do adults need to be educated citizens of the world?

Teach empathy and other social emotional related skills. Individual, personal skills.

Teach about politics. How can people learn how to contribute most effectively.

Teach about social change theory. Nonviolent social change. How can EVOKE agents make bigger, collective movements. How can they… Continue

Added by Catrina Cuevas on May 7, 2010 at 9:36pm — 2 Comments

IMAGINE1 - 10 yrs vs Tomorrow...Evoking peacemakers in every school

This is a task that is a continual work in progress for me. I have been putting off writing this 'where will I be ten years from now' and then stopped to think: rather than force myself to write this, why not reflect on why this seems difficult? So here goes...

I know the power of imagination. I have been blessed and privileged enough to imagine something and then watch it, near instantaneously, manifest itself into creation, usually before I consider myself 'ready'. As a result I try… Continue

Added by Catrina Cuevas on April 13, 2010 at 9:15pm — 8 Comments

Mother Teresa via Shakwei

"Do we need to be many (how many?) to make an impact? If something does not happen within 12 weeks does it mean it will never happen? This is one truth I have learned from one woman who made a difference - The success of love is in the loving - it is not in the result of loving. Of course it is natural in love to want the best for the other person, but whether it turns out that way or not does not determine the value of what we have done" - Mother Teresa… Continue

Added by Catrina Cuevas on April 13, 2010 at 9:08pm — 1 Comment

IMAGINE2 - socializing and simmering

I'm having a family style late lunch with 12 of my good friends. In order to be invited to the dinner, they each had to bring three items to share, unprepared, and seeds to share. When we all arrived we decided what we would make from the plethora of locally grown ingredients. We spent hours, cooking, connecting, and enjoying the meal together. All the food was rich with flavor and nutrients. It was a feast of the senses, and a feast of friendship. We savored and celebrated every spice,… Continue

Added by Catrina Cuevas on April 7, 2010 at 4:00am — 3 Comments

ACT2 - Seattle Tilth

Taking Action to increase someone’s food security near me.

Today, for me, this means supporting people who are already working on an innovation and encouraging them to continue doing something they are doing well. I feel most active and…


Added by Catrina Cuevas on April 6, 2010 at 8:17pm — No Comments

Learn2 - Food Security

Seattle, WA, USA Food Security:

A food security challenge in Seattle is infant and toddler hunger and malnutrition, particularly of low income families.

One organization that addresses this is Solid Ground's Food Security for Children.


Another is…

Added by Catrina Cuevas on April 5, 2010 at 10:04pm — 3 Comments

My Hero

(I'm bending the rules here slightly and choosing two heroes)

As I write this today, two things come up for me.

1) Heroism is in the eye of the beholder.

2) I feel that we should allow ourselves permission to see ordinary people as heroes more.

Today, I had many heroes, some who intentionally and purposefully take on a leadership role, and some who had no idea how they impacted me today. To illustrate my point I thought I'd list a few:

- My dance instructor who… Continue

Added by Catrina Cuevas on April 4, 2010 at 4:56am — 9 Comments

My Secret: Periphreal Vision

My Secret: Peripheral vision; keep a look out for other challenges

or new solutions all the time.

When you accept everything around you as a resource, as a learning opportunity, and as reminder of inter-connectivity, then you open yourself up to new ways of seeing, new ways of communicating, new ways of understanding, new ways of empathizing, new ways of creating and new ways of being.

When you see the world around you as an ally and stay open to all the… Continue

Added by Catrina Cuevas on April 4, 2010 at 2:54am — 8 Comments

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