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Apr 7, 2020

From Sustainability to Survivability: Managing Uncertainty Amid Crisis

 

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the nonprofit sector as it has all our lives.  The organizations we depend on to serve the most vulnerable, educate our youth, enrich our lives and build stronger communities are in jeopardy.  However, there...


Mar 31, 2020

“Tolkien & Lewis”

 

On a dreary September evening in 1931, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and their friend and fellow scholar, Hugo Dyson, met for dinner in Lewis’s Magdalen College dormitory in Oxford, England.  More than eight hours later, Lewis emerged a changed man. His transformation from atheist to theist to...


Mar 24, 2020

Coronavirus, What do we know, where are we now, and where might we go? 

 

Coronavirus is suddenly upon us.  How did we get here?  What do we know for sure?  Where might we be headed?  How will this end?  And what can I do to protect my family and business?

 

Dr. Bob Gleeson has studied pandemics professionally...


Mar 10, 2020

Reclaiming Agency: Cultivating a Culture of Regeneration in Life

The culture we’re immersed in, and how we inhabit spaces today are based on an old story about the strategy for social change. We are all working hard today to be catalysts for change, as many worked for many year in the past, and still things seem to...


Mar 4, 2020

“Toward a More Inclusive Rotary”

 

Xavier Ramey (Maywood Proviso Rotary, District 6450) will provide a keynote on the topic of Rotary International’s new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion statement, and how he feels it may impact clubs, charitable giving, social equity, and interpersonal engagement. He will...