My vision for the world is to create a space where each human being is able to realize her or his full potential—whatever it may be—unconstrained by societal expectations about gender, race, culture,
Inertia is, I believe, the biggest barrier to creating community change. The inertia I am referring to is not only physical—it is also psychological, emotional, and spiritual.
I am a social worker. I began my career as a youth and family therapist before moving on to social research. I now spend my time studying social policy and community systems.
In a world ravaged by rapidly declining natural resources and seemingly endless poverty, the need for communities to connect and understand one another is more apparent to me than ever before.