June 21, 2020

By Sydney Fuller

Though the methods and ideologies have long been practiced (by Indigenous, Black, Disabled, and LGBTQIA+ communities), COVID-19 health crises and Black Lives Matter protests have brought the term "mutual aid" to the vocabulary of organizations, mainstream media, and organizers. Of course the popularization of a term is often unfortunately followed by the misuse of it. So what exactly is mutual aid? What is it not? And how can we see it in the future of DDCSP?

June 4, 2020

Black lives matter today and every day.

May 6, 2020

ALC 4 applications are live! Get your questions answered here.

April 22, 2020

Thank you to everyone who attended our most recent webinar with Ki'Amber Thompson. Everyone asked really good questions. Below are some notes and resources from the webinar. And don't miss our next webinar on Getting Hired in a Nonprofit!

April 13, 2020

By Sydney Fuller

Acknowledging how drastically different the world’s present is from its past just a couple weeks ago gives me hope for how incredibly and wildly different the future will be. After all, according to Butler, “The only lasting truth is change.” Re-reading the intro to Emergent Strategies echoed this sentiment, “Once there were kings and queens all over the earth. Someday we might speak of presidents and CEOs in the past tense only.” These reminders help me set the groundwork for imagining the world I want.

March 16, 2020

A big thank you to Sarah Anderson for her encouragement and helpful insights in our last webinar. And thank you to all who attended; the questions and overall participation were great! You can watch the full webinar here.

Here are some short notes from the webinar...

October 25, 2019

By Dyaami D'Orazio

Hello Alumni of the Greatest Conservation Network of All Time! Guilu (UM ‘16) and Dyaami (UW ‘14) here. We had the amazing opportunity to assist in the facilitation of Alumni Leadership Cohort 3 with the superstars Teri and Luz this September. We want to share some reflections and thoughts with you about the experience of connection, facilitation, and this phase of our network growth...

June 25, 2019

ELP Reflections from the 2019 PGM ONE Summit

September 6, 2018

In October, 19 thoughtful DDCSP Alumni change-makers gathered at White Oak Conservation Center. Here are some reflections from Camille, Citralina, and Andrea on their experiences of the Alumni Leadership Cohort Experience.

March 20, 2018

By Rasheena Fountain

"It is through communal sharing of narratives that hidden stories become dominant stories and dominant stories become more familiar and inclusive to those feeling on the outside of field where they are in the minority."