Food For Thought: Community

Sustaining Change in a Market Economy

Hanmin Liu
Hanimin Liu offers the inescapable conclusion is that change is gradual and generation and requires persistence in patience. How do we take this truth on in our impatient world? Read full post

Developmental Evaluation Primer

James AA Gamble
Developmental Evaluation is the one of the most developed "complexity-aware" evaluation approaches. This PDF, developed by Canada's McConnell Foundation provides an excellent overview. Read full post

Methods for Dialogue and Conversation

AfterNow: When We Cannot See the Future, Where Do We Begin
How do we design and host conversations that matter?  This PDF shares the approaches Bob Stilger used in Japan for five years after the the Triple Disasters of March 11, 2011.   Read full post

FutureSessions

AfterNow: When We Cannot See the Future, Where Do We Begin?
At NewStories we have decades of experience in helping communities and organizations and businesses have conversations that matter -- conversations which explore possibilities, strategize new action, deepen learning and ... Read full post

AfterNow: Introduction

In the summer of 2017 NewStories will publish Bob Stilger's Book AfterNow: When We Cannot See the Future, Where Do We Begin. The book is his story of how he entered in to the intense field of collapse. It is the stories of how people found their way forward to create a new normal -- a new NOW. Read full post

Disaster as A Springboard

Bob Stilger
  Bob Stilger describes his learning and experience from the first three years of work after the triple disasters in Japan on March 11, 2011.  Beyond the tragedy of disaster, there is a huge opening in which the new can be given birth   Read full post

The Way It Is

William Stafford
There’s a thread you follow. It goes among things that change. But it doesn’t change. People wonder about what you are pursuing. You have to explain about the thread. But it is hard for others to see. While you hold it you can’t get lost. Tragedies happen; people get hurt or die; and you suffer Read full post

The Soul of Place

Michael Jones
Michael is an extraordinary artist with deep sensitivity to nature, leadership and community. This book is a wonderful exploration of the powers of place and how they can inform our lives. Read full post

Warriors Without Weapons 2011

Instituto Elos Brasil
GSA is a 32-day immersion, which is based on the daily life of 60 young people from all over the world, who learn and apply different social technologies together in order to realize collective dreams of 3 different communities. Read full post

Oasis Holland

Victor Luiz dos Santos
Oasis Game Amsterdam Read full post