Trauma is a deep source of human suffering. One faith-based nonprofit developed a method that was proven to help people heal. But how could they talk about trauma all over the world, across faiths and cultures?
One bitterly cold January night in 2018, more than 1,000 Minnesotans were spending the night on the run from domestic violence. The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women used this letter to build support for those who have no safe place to call home.
As a progressive young mom in a conservative pocket of rural Pennsylvania, Emily has no business running for state senate — especially not against an experienced, well funded opponent. But she cared about her community too much not to run.
His company is building a new technological infrastructure for the next generation of affordable housing, and this CEO has some provocative ideas about how Minneapolis should reinvent itself to welcome everyone.
Addiction is on the rise, but physicians can help. I wrote this story to help a small Medicaid HMO talk about how their innovative community reinvestment program gives pioneering clinicians the support they need to invent new treatments for addiction.
Some of the most transformative ideas in health care are the least visible. I worked with our state’s nonprofit health insurers to tell stories about people who are quietly building bridges to wellbeing for everybody.
When did people start thinking things were “cute,” exactly? And why does cute matter today? In this talk from 2011, I try to answer those questions with the help of a little bit of literature, some polar bears and data.