John McKnight: on Ivan Illich – Cincinnati – 2009

In April 2009, at Broadway United Church, Mike Mather welcomed John McKnight to reflect on his years of friendship and learning with Ivan Illich.(90 minutes) John McKnight: Videos, Articles, Books

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John McKnight: My Student – Barack Obama

John McKnight – co founder of the Asset Based Community Development movement once had a student – Barack Obama. Hear John tell the story – 7 minutes John McKnight: Videos, Articles, Books

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John McKnight: ABCD – Something more to Life than Consuming

John McKnight – consumate story teller reminds us that the ‘system’ wants to convince us that they can ‘life your life for you’ with more stuff. Alternatively, WE ALL HAVE GIFTS. Gifts must be contributed. It isn’t about being a consumer – it is about being a citizen. John McKnight: Videos, Articles, books

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Feeling at Home, in Our Own Home: Reconciling Indigenous Belonging: Jessica Bolduc

Jessica Bolduc is a dreamer, translator, edge walker, web weaver. Jess reminds us that the these lands have been the home of Indigenous people for at least 10,000 years. Jess reminds that Indigenous people have been systematically destroyed by colonial policies- assimilation policies – so we became refugees on our own land. A frank challenge […]

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Beth Mount Quilts at the Telfair Museum

Beth Mount’s spectacular quilts convey deep stories of inclusion. At the Telfair Museum in Savannah, Beth presents her quilts with many of the subjects of the stories present. Kenny’s Quilt is featured – the first time he was able to ‘see’ it…(6 minutes) Beth Mount Videos and Books

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Beth Mount – P4P – Real Live in the Community

Beth Mount talks (21 minutes) about working in NYC to create a change that would generate real lives of BELONGING in the Community. The work she describes focuses on the changes WE need to make in order to see and support the rich capacities that are always in a neighbourhood – in spite of the […]

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Beth Mount: Direct Support Professional as Artist

Beth Mount reminds us that a person who uses their head, their hand and their heart is an artist. Beth Mount Videos and Books

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Beth Mount: the Art of Person-Centered Work

Beth Mount reviews core assumptions about the fundamentals of Person Centered Planning – and Personal Futures Planning – 3 minutes Beth Mount Videos and books

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Building Community with Beth Mount

This animated film taken from our module ‘Building Friendships and Community’ features Beth Mount as she explores the question ‘What can people contribute to their communities?’ For more information visit www,openfuturelearning.org Beth Mount Videos and books

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Person-Centered vs System Centered – Beth Mount

In this film Beth Mount explains how Person-Centered work differs from System-Centered. Follow us: https://www.instagram.com/open_future… https://www.facebook.com/open.futurel… https://twitter.com/Open_Future System-centered planning comes from the idea that the people we support are defined and treated through the idea of what the system needs in order to run efficiently. The system believes it is their job to “fix” people […]

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Beth Mount – Beautiful Justice – TEDxCreativeCoast

Beautiful Justice Beth Mount, a Georgia native who now calls New York City home, sees art as the one true global language, transcending the ordinary and allowing us to imagine greater possibilities. She will share visual examples of personal and collective transformation through the power of art. Beth Mount, PhD A Georgia native now living […]

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Brad Goldman: RidingLIFE – Neighbours Inc.

Brad Goldman is a man with DRIVE. After living for most of the first 25 years of his life at Metheny Hospital and School in Peapack, NJ, he sought out the support of Neighbours Inc. to assist him in pursuing his vision of life as someone who had the power and authority to create life […]

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