One of the most powerful ways to heal is to be seen, heard, felt and witnessed coupled with the sustained behaviors that reflect the deepening of awareness. The awarenesses that occur when under-represented voices and and broadly un-heard perspectives are pathways to sustainable change.
Trauma decontextualized in a person over time can look like personality. Trauma decontextualized in a family over time can look like family traits. Trauma decontextualized over time in a people can look like culture.Resmaa Menekem, author of My Grandmother’s Hands
What if we began to untangle the decontextualized parts of us–individually and collectively–and moved to a collective healing and tapestry of perspectives that honors the human experience? Could we determine individually and collectively spaces, places and behaviors that we work to understand more fully to reimagine a human experience that is actively reducing the harms and having contextualized conversations and inspired action?
Our response to this invitation to get curious is to explore the liminal space between the harms that lead to the decontextualizations of our time and the agency we have (individually and collectively) to reimagine new possibilities.
I am committed to cleaning the land where I stand.Tami Simon, Founder of Sounds True
Phase I – Create Assessments To Be Curious About The Spaces Between Harm & Possibility From Multiple Perspectives. From a spectrum of 19 areas that impact sustainable change, what
Phase II – Integratation The Harm Assessment Into Strategy Development (Personal/Organizational/Communal) – What do I/we decide to reiLeamagine?
Phase III – Integration – Connect The Assessment Findings To The Inner Development Goals Tool Kit – What are some broadly accessible resources that support our inner resolve to realize our commitment(s)?