Reflect and Strengthen is a ten-year old, small grassroots organization out of Dorchester (near Boston) made up of young, working-class women who are trying to change their community. They’re not just going for changing the community in terms of getting equitable laws changed and passed or through protesting and demanding change–they want holistic change and […]
Significant work has been done in bringing CXC’s peaceWELL into being. peaceWELL is a community-based wellness space designed to provide low- cost healing services to social justice activists and agents of social change to ensure that complementary and alternative wellness options are safe, culturally relevant, accessible, and affordable. Wellness offerings will include massage, acupuncture, acupressure, […]
For four years Transformative Change (XC) has hosted SIT for Change, an event designed to bring inner awareness practices to agents of social change. This year, to support the many Occupy movements around the world, XC is asking folks to SIT, Chant, Center, Asana, Pray, etc. at an Occupy site near you. Come out, help […]
Original article on the Co-Intelligence Institute’s Web site. Some theories and ideas about who and why transformative social change is a valuable next step for all activists. THE TAO OF ACTIVISM? Some of us feel something is wrong or missing in activism based on adversariality, power struggles, critiques, demonstrations and endless meetings with no juice. […]
angel Kyodo williams, dharma teacher, author, and activist, eloquently answers the question, “What is Transformative Change?” Enjoy these highlights from her keynote address, from CXC’s 2009 event, SFC | Sit for Change.
Find out what trainings, workshops, and events are happening in the field of transformative social change.
La Plazita Institute’s mission is “to strengthen community and enable youth to leave behind a destructive lifestyle by tapping into their own roots to express core traditional values of respect, honor, love, family, and community.”
Two weeks ago, a gathering of fearlessYOGA teacher trainees (mostly the East Coast contingent) met in the West Village of New York City to connect, break bread, and shape the future of fearlessYOGA. Those present included Lisa Garrett, Gail Parris, founder- angel Kyodo williams, Karen Muktayani Villanueva, and newest admin addition, Kimberly King.
Brene Brown spent six years collecting people’s stories on vulnerability, the need to belong, and our profound interconnectedness. Her work reflects the importance of knowing oneself in order to understand humanity.
Conscious Embodiment/Leadership Embodiment (CE/LE) is coming to the Center for Transformative Change (CXC). Following a series of full staff trainings with CE/LE founder, Wendy Palmer, four staff members of CXC are participating in the year-long CE/LE Teacher Training in 2011-2012.
“We envision a food system that truly works for We, the People. If we succeed—and we MUST–vacant lots will become vibrant gardens. Family farms, food traditions, and wildlife will thrive. Our planet and climate will sustain us…
In 2009, Navina co-founded Live Real, a national initiative that encourages, advocates, and demonstrates transformative social change with a food justice lens. One of the core values is respect—for oneself, for others, and for the planet.