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Navigating With Vision: Transitions Lab Nurtures Leaps Into the Unknown

MSC’s Transition Labs Offer a New Perspective on Transformative Movement Building by Julie Quiroz Originally published on April 16, 2015 “Reality is not destiny,” wrote Eduardo Galeano, the extraordinary Uruguayan writer who inspired…

A New Graphic Novel Celebrates Beloved Community and the Wisdom of MSC’s Transitions Initiative

Beloved Communities Network Launches Kickstarter for Ten Thousand Beloved Communities Kristen Zimmerman of Root. Rise. Pollinate! (left) and Leila McCabe of Beloved Communities Network (BCN) In the earliest and most precarious days of the…

The MSC Storytelling Series: Kristen Zimmerman

In this installment we get to know activist, artist and storyteller Kristen Zimmerman — co-founder of Movement Strategy Center (MSC) and Root. Rise. Pollinate!, and illustrator of the new graphic guide Ten Thousand Beloved Communities, a…

The How of Transformative Change

MSC Board Member, Tomas Garduno, on Getting to the “How,” and Other Insights from the Transitions Labs Originally published on December 2, 2014 A few weeks ago I got to spend two days in Oakland with a tremendous group of wonderful people…

Changing Funder Habits to Change the Game

Justice Funder’s Co-Director, Dana Kawaoka-Chen on the Habit Shifting Takeaways from the Transitions Labs Originally published on December 12, 2014 We need new habits — philanthropic habits, that is. We need new habits that…