This is part of being human, this knowing that we are all part of one another, inextricably involved; and at the same time alone, irrevocably alone. --Madeleine L'Engle

Ask Where I'm Local

Ask Where I'm Local

Feb 2, 2019-- So many times when we introduce ourselves others, or are introduced by someone else, we place a lot of importance on naming where we are from. Often, this where is explained with the name of a country or state or city. But these are not naturally occurring phenomena. Countries, states, and cities are concepts; explaining almost nothing about us. The experiences of our daily lives and the actual physical and cultural locations where those experiences happen...those are the rich threads creating the warp and woof of who we are. Watch this incredible TED talk by Taiye Selasi and explore the question "Where are you local?" (3063 reads)


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Take ActionReflect on your rituals, relationships and restrictions. Weave a rich tapestry of your experiential identity, how you are local. Use this frame to introduce yourself and and use it to meet others.



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