Creating conversational communities that drive change

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What, So What, Now What?

Gail Cruise Roberson 600x400SEED seeks to bring about social justice through ongoing facilitated conversations within an organization, institution, or community. When I think about how I facilitate and organize a SEED session, I have three questions in my mind: What is the issue being introduced; why is it important to me and why should it be important to anyone else; and when it has been explored, what is to be done about it?

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Dare to be Courageous

sananselmo hillsSEED leader and high school American history teacher Mary Jo Merrick-Lockett, a White woman married to an African-American man, writes about how SEED Founder Peggy McIntosh’s piece on White privilege and the experience of leading a SEED group helped her understand her own experiences with race and to communicate about race in a way that placed her story within the larger framework of institutionalized racism.

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An Educator's Reactions to the Eric Garner and Michael Brown Cases

Eric ChapmanModeling strong leadership through vulnerable transparency, SEED leader and former staff member Eric Chapman, head of the Middle School at the Calhoun School in Manhattan, wrote to his staff about Eric Garner and Michael Brown, Jr., and has allowed us to share his words here.

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