Momentum Needs You.

It’s the end of October, y’all! I say that with all the gratitude and love I can muster after a whirlwind of fall events and programs. I have travelled coast to coast programming and planning for social impact with museums, conferences, schools, nonprofits, and  individuals who are absolutely committed to manifesting change in their communities…

Fall 2018: Dimensions of Diversity

Diversity is variety. We encounter each other through the lens of our diverse experiences as we move through the world. This fall, Facilitate Movement will be be exploring diversity from many perspectives including race, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, (dis)ability, class, and education. Get ready to explore the intersection of these elements of diversity and…

Organizational Baby Steps

Since of the launch of Facilitate Movement, I have  tools to measure my effectiveness, but there is one sure indicator of success.

Little r, Big Racist

You will notice that this persists in our workplaces, schools, churches, and public  discourse.  But you don’t have to wait to counter these racist narratives. You can start with a very simple action.

Social Action Spring

Social Action Calendar This year has already been jam-packed with planning, learning, and training for action.  I am excited to share some updates with you as we enter the month of May. Keep reading for a brief recap of the year-to- date and exciting ways you can get involved in social change.Recent Events: (I am…

#BlackintheMuseum

This  was not my originally intended blog post for this week, but it has to be written. Black Panther. Black Panther, the movie depicting the Marvel comic of the same name, marks a cultural shift regarding the consumption of “blackness” and representations of being “Black in a Museum.” We are familiar with “Black in the…

Black Stor[ies]

February, when Blackness is more commodified and capitalized on than any other time of year.

Let Me Try!

“Let me try!” These three words are always music to my ears. As a former kindergarten teacher and museum educator, these three words mark the lesson transition from modeling to independent practice. These words demonstrate confidence and connection. “Let me try,” means I am learning, participating, and owning my experience.  I love the light that emits…

A is for Activist

Don’t get excited, I am still not going for the full alphabet in review, but this blog post has been rattling around in my head for too long and it needs a home. A few years ago I was asked to speak on a panel of “distinguished” women. I was pleased to be invited as…

2017 Year in Review

What a difference a year makes… I was more than a little reluctant for 2017 to end. This past year marked some serious milestones in both personal and professional development and I am supremely grateful.  I considered an A to Z review of the year, but instead, I am going to note the “sparks” of this…