The Power of Being Extraordinary

Submitted by Linda Hill

I received a wonderful good news email today from Amnesty International that I cannot figure out to share online! So here are are few photos and a link to one of their good news stories:

http://www.amnesty.ca/news/saudi-arabia-right-drive-long-overdue-step-forward-women

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Inclusive Leadership for our Global Village

Ten Inclusive Leaders aged 0 to 75 gathered together at our monthly on-line Heart to Heart Cafe for compassionate conversations about our interconnected inclusion and diversity challenges and celebrations. We connected across miles and time zones from BC, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, England and Ghana. By listening with open minds and open hearts we supported and inspired each other in the diverse ways we are living, learning and leading in our communities.   We invite you to join us online soon! 

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Inclusive Leaders are Local Heroes

“Inclusive Leadership is daring to stand out and be different instead of trying to fit in,” (Randeanna Jack shown with her Dad William Jack in the first photo). For more information about discovering your own Inclusive Leadership potential click here.

Local heroes Lewis and Louise Beck (far left of the 2nd photo) are two people who dare to be different in how they live their daily lives. They will be participating in a Terry Fox run on Sunday, September 17. You can support their efforts to raise funds for cancer research by donating to the Lew and Lou team.  Continue reading

A Stone Soup/Stone Curry Story

Submitted by Harriet Greenwood, Linda Hill, Rod Keays, Nola Landucci and Linda McDaniels

Our September 9 online Inclusive Leadership visioning meeting was much like the ancient Stone Soup or Stone Curry story. We each brought a little bit of this and a little bit of that to help begin dreaming this next year of Inclusive Leadership. We encouraged each other to add inclusive, life enriching ingredients into our dreams for the Inclusive Leadership Co-operative. As we each contributed a little something, suddenly it was happening without trying to push anything into existence. Continue reading

Yes Let’s End Bullying This Year

Submitted by Linda Hill, ILC Co-ordinator

Calling all staff, students, parents, and volunteers in high schools, elementary schools and places for post-secondary education. Click here and get set to shift yourself, your school community and the world in inclusive and welcoming directions by embracing diversity as strengths. 

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