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Solidarity in Protest: A New Textbook Highlighting Positive Social Change in Urban Costa Rica

Available this summer, Millennial Movements: Positive Social Change in Urban Costa Rica presents case studies of Costa Rican millennial leaders, and shows how youth activists in San José draw from global solutions to address the local problems inhabiting their city. In this post, author Karen Stocker delves into her new book and discusses some of the main strategies leaders in the book have and looks at the recent protests taking place in the United States and around the world.

SHIFTing the Mindset During COVID-19: Part 8 “Leadership”

Over the past few months, Eileen Brown, co-author of Shift: A New Mindset for Sustainable Execution, has been writing a blog series called “SHIFTing the Mindset During COVID-19.” This week, in the final installment, Eileen discusses the value of leadership, and why it can make or break an organization’s ability to improve execution.

SHIFTing the Mindset During COVID-19: Part 7 “Shifting Aptitude to Sustain Focus”

Over the past two months, Eileen Brown, co-author of Shift: A New Mindset for Sustainable Execution has been writing a new blog series called “SHIFTing the Mindset During COVID-19.” This week, in her penultimate post, she looks at the final “shift” in the Shift-to-Execute framework that calls for focus, a shift that can help organizations to hone in on their highest priority tasks.

Marriage and What It Means Now

The A-Z of Intermarriage, written by Rabbi Denise Handlarski, an intermarried rabbi, is part story, part strategy, and all heart, as well as a coming together of religious source material, cultural context, and personal narrative. In this post, Denise offers us all some advice that can help us through these difficult times.

Homeless in the Time of COVID: What Happens When COVID-19 and a Shelter Crisis Collide

The COVID-19 crisis has had a massive impact on people around the word, but perhaps those most at threat are those who have poor access to food, shelter, and basic hygiene. A.J. Withers, co-author of A Violent History of Benevolence, looks at the crisis facing homeless people in Toronto and other parts of Canada, and examines what can be done to avert the crisis.