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The GSW-Lab 2020 will provide a space where diverse perspectives/experiences from artists, scientists, spiritual practitioners, and political activists will inspire participants to better understand and embody global social witnessing in their mind, heart, and body.  Throughout the lab, we will co-create new ideas, strategies, tools, and energy to help us become mature global citizens in our times of disruption and transformation.

The CMMi is co-sponsoring the GSW-Lab2020 with the Institute for Global Integral Competence (IfGIC) and members have a special discounted participation fee. Early bird registrations close October 31, 2019.

To learn more about this inspiring lab/conference, follow the event on Facebook

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Call for Proposals: 2020 CMMi Fellows program

Call for Proposals: 2020 CMMi Fellows program

Call for Proposals: 2020 CMMi Fellows program We are seeking innovative proposals for projects which show or create the potential for “making better social worlds” by going beyond the polarized narratives that have served to divide, rather than unite, communities. Deadline is April 15, 2020. ... Read More

Reflecting on our year

Reflecting on our year

Reflecting on our year We are excited about how we have responded to significant social challenges this year. Our end-of year reflection highlights our activities and invites your contribution.  ... Read More

CosmoKidz in a Whole-of-School Trial

CosmoKidz in a Whole-of-School Trial

CosmoKidz in a Whole-of-School Trial Independence Leadership Academy in Louisiana has whole-heartedly embraced the CosmoKidz ethos, implementing CosmoKidz and deliberation activities throughout the school from pre-kindergarten to 4th grade.  ... Read More

CosmoTweenz D’Club kids open their hands to help others

CosmoTweenz D’Club kids open their hands to help others

CosmoTweenz D’Club kids open their hands to help others We are already starting to observe the positive impacts of using our latest educational resource kit for tweens. Read how tweens in the D’Club, an after-school deliberation club based on CosmoKidz and Tweenz practices, are putting their learning to good use by raising funds for others in need.  ... Read More

New CosmoTweenz resources

New CosmoTweenz resources

New CosmoTweenz resources We have started developing our CosmoKIdz for Tweenz educational resources. The first activity set to be released is “Three choices…and then what happens”—a resource for helping 8-11 year-olds work through difficult social choices.  ... Read More

Our 2020 Learning Exchange The CMM Institute (CMMI) has been convening an annual Learning Exchange for close to 10 years. The Learning Exchange brings together practitioners, scholars and scholar-practitioners whose practice and research is informed by the Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM). We welcome people who are curious to exchange ideas for application of CMM theory, research, practice and education. Members of our community of practice find our gatherings renewing and inspiring, as well as, wonderful opportunities to build their professional networks. We hope you consider joining us this September 12-13 in Philadelphia for the next CMMI Learning Exchange.
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Meet Susan Steen: our new board member in 2020

Meet Susan Steen: our new board member in 2020

Meet our newest board member: Susan Steen Susan Steen has recently joined the Board of the CMM Institute. She is an Assistant Professor of Cross-Cultural Communication at the Air Force Culture and Language Center (AFCLC) and has written an introduction to herself and how she has found CMM inspiring in her work and life. ... Read More

Making Better Social Worlds: Reviews

Making Better Social Worlds: Reviews

Making Better Social Worlds: Reviews "Probably the most important book of our era!" "Makes dense concepts and technical vocabulary accessible." "Clear, useful and written for anyone who wants to expand their horizons and develop practices for making better socials worlds." "I’d relish conversing about each chapter with a group of upper-division undergraduates, grad students, or community members." ... Read More

Reconciliation and Graffiti in Medellín

Reconciliation and Graffiti in Medellín

Reconciliation and Graffiti in Medellín Beth Fisher-Yoshida offers an inspiring account of how CMM has been used in Medellin, Columbia, to capture stories about community experiences with violence, displacement and hope for brighter futures and how an amazing mural came about. ... Read More

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