Organizing

Transforming Conflict with a Culture Committee

Conflict will arise in groups, what we do with that conflict can be the difference between falling apart or becoming stronger. In this post I outline a simple conflict transformation process you can implement and dive into putting together a Culture Committee to address conflicts within a group.

Reflections on Distributed Care in Organizations

I recently attended a online class put on by The Hum around care support in organizations. Care labor is an often unseen and unaccounted form of labor within teams. As Rich said “the snacks don’t just appear out of thin air at a meeting” someone takes the time to care to put them there. How can organizations take better care of those who care?

The Shut Down of a Pro Police Rally

We begin the short march down the street, past the homeless encampment, to Civic Center Park amphitheater. There was a cacophony of noisemakers, clanging pots, whistles, and blow horns. The throngs of counter-protesters engulf the east and south sides of the amphitheater.

Karyn

Where #Karen demands undue respect and acquiescence. Karyn is striving to do her best every day.

Civic Engagement to end Police Violence

I’m trying to deepen my involvement in local politics. It’s hard to understand and follow who my representatives are, what they are doing, and how

Art

Sounds of Protest May 30th, 2020

Sound mash up of records I took on May 30th, 2020 in Downtown Denver during the beginning days of the George Floyd protests.

Weval – Someday Video

Outstanding video of shape and form. One commented called it “Koyaanisqatsi on Ketamine”

Activism

Collective Liberation: Call to Donate to BLM

I am choosing to contribute to my local (Colorado) chapter of Black Lives Matter. Through their fiscal sponsor Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center here: https://www.coloradogives.org/blacklivesmatter5280

Sketchbook

Visitors Progress

I’m working on a comic about aliens visiting earth to sing them a song. Here’s some process sketches and early drafts along with the first

Sketchbook

Exposed Shadow

Here is a wacky diamond shaped panel for a video game I’m working on. It’s about an alien that visits earth to sing a song.

sketched faces from zoom calls during the time of covid19
Sketchbook

Zoom Portraits

In the time of Covid19 I’ve found myself on many zoom calls staring into so many faces.