Celebrating Connections: Gleanings from the Speaking Tour

by Ma'ikwe You may recall that I went on the first part of a National Speaking Tour this spring, where I spread the word about Dancing Rabbit, cooperative culture, and climate change. (Part Two happens this fall. Click here to find out more!) Throughout my journey there were a thousand moments of laughter, awe, friendship, realness and passion, and dozens of new connections. This post highlights some of the connections I made with other organizations, the remarkable individuals within them, and even some social movements I hope you will appreciate discovering as much as I did. Enjoy! Locally-specific community organizing: A…read more >

93% chance of… inspiration?

Hi friends! Ma'ikwe here, thinking about and getting ready for National Speaking Tour: Round II. While I'm enjoying my summer at home, I can already hear the call of the road, from the not-so-distant month of September. Or maybe that's Mariyam, the tour coordinator, calling to say the schedule is filling up for the fall, and I should let folks know so they can get in on the fun... Otherwise you might miss out on bringing Dancing Rabbit-style inspiration to your neighborhood. A whopping 93% of people who attended a tour talk this spring went away inspired, and 90% said it…read more >

Speaking Tour 2015 = Awesome so far!

Nothing I can say about the economics of climate change much surprises folks around here. But they are hungry to hear about Dancing Rabbit and what we're doing to directly address the forces that are driving climate change.read more >