This past week's events have heightened a sense of despair and grief that has too long been close to the surface. We are holding space for this at MAG and want to extend this space to our partners, clients, friends, and colleagues. To do so, we share an excerpt from Warsan Shire's poem, "what they did yesterday afternoon," which we read at our staff meeting this week. Read More
It was Jiddhu Krishnamurti who said, “It’s no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” With that context I am in fact profoundly well and I am certain I am not alone. And what does this painful state of wellness we find ourselves in have to do with creativity, spirituality and liberation? How do we tend to wellness enough to heal and transform society? What is re-weaving now? Read More
We, at MAG, stand in solidarity with the resisters and activists who fought against the neo-Nazis and white nationalists in Charlottesville, VA. This moment is a reminder that all nonprofits - including MAG - can more fully wield our power to dismantle white supremacy.
Our organization focuses on healing and resilience with an eye towards the long arc of love, dignity, and justice. One step towards healing and resiliency is acknowledging the truth of this present moment. Read More
For us, equity is core to what we seek in the world: dignity and well-being for everyone, and ensuring that resources and power are shared in ways for all people to realize our full potential, and contribute to thriving, sustainable communities. In this blog, you will find some of what we have learned in partnership with our clients and peers, about what transformation toward deep equity is and what it takes to advance equity and liberation (with a strong emphasis on racial equity), within our organizations, networks and beyond. Read More