News and commentary
Stories Lived. Stories Told—More new podcasts to listen to
Since letting you know about this engaging new podcasts series, we have added 9 new podcasts to the list. These podcasts include stories told by CosmoKidz teachers, Amy, Nicole and Katrina; Reverend Sarah Hayden; and a past CMMi–AC4 Fellow, Alex Jagiello. Others cover the topics of Cosmopolis 2045, mindfulness, the evolution of CMM, and CMM perspectives, practices and goals. Please listen in.
CosmoKidz program: New developments
The CosmoKidz program grows and changes and is being recognized as a valuable program for helping to raise caring kids. In our recent news we can report on a significant review of the program, a new website for all our CosmoKidz resources, finalizing our research database with strong supportive data from a schoolwide program, and with more CosmoTeenz developments to come.
New Working Paper: Restorying the “white problem”
We have just published our third paper in the Working Paper series: “Restorying the ‘white problem’: Working towards racial justice, Part 2”, authored by Robyn Penman. This paper builds on the previous paper in the series, “Racial justice, relational responsivity and responsibility”. One reviewer of the new paper described it as a “powerful, practical, and a very strong application of the communication perspective to a very tough issue. I feel compelled to take your recommendations, learn more about them, practice them.”
A cosmopolitan sensibility: Compelling stories from a communication perspective: A review
A cosmopolitan sensibility: Compelling stories from a communication perspective was published towards the end of last year. Gitte Haslebo, an educator and trainer in social constructionist theory and practices for more than 30 years and a Taos Associate, reviews this edited volume of compelling stories, finding them ”rich in key CMM ideas.”