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Traditions make us—but let’s not let them break us: How reexamining our rituals can make stronger families and communities

By Tim Schwantes on November 17th, 2021

Big meals, family gatherings, tip toeing around certain topics…the holiday season is upon us! Do you know all the origin stories around the rituals and traditions you share in your family? What about the rituals and traditions in your community? It might be time to think about the purpose of why we do the things we do.

Our Shared Humanity Is the Foundation for Cohesive, Resilient, and Equitable Communities

By Olivia Little on November 10th, 2021

We must strengthen our social fabric using a shared humanity approach if we want to create sustained and equitable community change. Our colleague Olivia Little shares three diverse community examples that illustrate how this can be done.