This job demands…an utmost in courage. It needs courage as Plato defines it: ‘Wisdom concerning dangers.’ It needs the best of what the best among us can give, and the help of everybody.(Lewin, 1946, 1997)
The Lewin Center, based in the research and values of Kurt Lewin, has a mission to “engage in experiential learning, action research, social discourse, social change events, and social justice issues on global, national and community levels for the purpose of enhancing the quality of life for all.is convening three dialogue sessions.”
Over the course of three online sessions (via Zoom), they invite us all to explore the “multiple, converging crises we find ourselves in today in relationship to change and transformation.” ICW is honored to be attending and supporting these sessions. Details for the first two are below.
Session #1: September 9th – Kurt Lewin’s Birthday
Stories and the relationship between storytelling and “unfreezing” – some aspect of you that you have been challenging or letting go of – the initial part of the Lewinian change cycle.
September 30, 4:30-6:30 pm ET
“Inquiries of Ourselves”
How does making meaning of shared stories encourage movement in ourselves – the second component of Lewin’s change cycle?
Date in December to be announced soon
“Redesigning, Rethinking, Re-engaging”
What wise actions can be taken by the individual and the collective to meet the challenges of the times?