Creating a World That Works for All
In conjunction the BK 20th Anniversary celebration, a BK Community Dialogue will be held on Friday, July 20, 2012 in San Francisco. BK authors and other thought leaders, readers, service providers, and invited guests will come together to explore such questions as:
The purpose of the event is to enrich and inspire one another, deepen relationships, and discover new ways to move towards a world that works for all.
The format will be highly participative and will utilize methods such as Open Space and dialogue that invite us to engage in the conversations that matter most to us. This gathering will be a unique opportunity to form new connections and initiate new collaborations that will support our individual and collective efforts in our communities and the world.
When: Friday, July 20th8:30am-5:00pm
Where: Commonwealth Club, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco
Special request: A participant attending the Community Dialogue has MCS -- Multiple Chemical Sensitivities. It is a serious and progressive condition that is classified as a disability. Go to http://www.multiplechemicalsensitivity.org/ to learn more about MCS. We request that you refrain from wearing perfume, and that all body lotion and hair products you use be labeled "fragrance-free." In addition, if possible, please wear clothing that has been laundered with fragrance-free products only as well. Thank you.
Location: Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, California
Latest Activity: Aug 17, 2012
Prelude Reading: The Blizzard of the World - This reading will be used to catalyze conversation early in the dialogue.
What to wear: This is a casual event and we invite you to wear what is comfortable.
What to bring: An image or quote that for you, represents or inspires the ideal of a “world that works for all.” These images will be collected together to create of collage of inspiration. Please print your image or quote on paper no larger than 8.5x11in and no smaller than 4x6in.
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Started by David Marshall. Last reply by JuanCarlos Arauz Jul 28, 2012.
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Started by David Marshall. Last reply by jamie showkeir Jul 27, 2012.
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Started by David Marshall Jul 26, 2012.
Thanks to Pam Gordon, our scribe for this session. Here is what we discussed. See attachment as refresher on my shareholders meeting presentation. Please contact me for more information about…Continue
Started by David Marshall. Last reply by Amy Lenzo Jul 25, 2012.