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Nov 19, 2014/04:24 PM

Dismantling Racism in our Movements: Collective Liberation Resources

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Dismantling Racism in our Movements: Collective Liberation Resources

A founding principle and ongoing effort of GenUp’s work is to help foster holistic and intersectional social movements: ones that focus not only on one issue, but are dedicated to collective liberation, understanding that all of the issues and oppressions we face are tied together. We need to tackle them all if we’re going to make any meaningful change. It …


Nov 19, 2014/04:20 PM

WakeUpdate: Fall 2014

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WakeUpdate: Fall 2014

As we begin to near the year’s end, it’s time again to celebrate the amazing impact of the GenUp network. So far in 2014, over 4,300 people have participated in WakeUps! Here are some stories of the work accomplished in the last few months: HOBY Leadership Academy—Asheville, North Carolina Danielle Williams and David Weber co-facilitated a WakeUp for 50 young …


Nov 19, 2014/04:13 PM

Our First One-Day WakeUp Facilitator Training

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Our First One-Day WakeUp Facilitator Training

In the past year, the curriculum for Generation Waking Up’s trainings has evolved significantly. Where the trainings used to focus primarily on WakeUp facilitation, they now focus more broadly on leadership development as a whole. That shift has been a great success, but it’s also left a gap in our work: those in our community who are excited about hosting …


Nov 18, 2014/04:00 AM

Your Body is Not Your Masterpiece

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Your Body is Not Your Masterpiece

As a painter, the idea of a body as a paintbrush is poignant. The following post and motif resonated deeply with me, as a (not so) gentle reminder of the way in which we can get hung up and disconnected from our full potential and ability to be a loving force in the world. Written by Bestselling Author Glennon Melton, …


Nov 17, 2014/08:44 PM

Introducing Myself to GenUp: Elina

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Introducing Myself to GenUp: Elina

Hello to everyone part of the Generation Waking Up community! My name is Elina and I’ve joined GenUp as an intern. Currently, I am a senior at Hillsborough High School in New Jersey and I’m excited to start learning about the work that everyone is doing! I’ve been interested in the environment and ways to improve our relationship to it …