• A Pandemic of Inner Critics

    by Agnieszka Olszewska–Kaczmarek The Covid-19 virus is still raging all over the world.  We are waiting for the moment when we can all breathe a sigh of relief and feel safe.  However, there is another virus that most of us will struggle with all our lives. “I can’t.  I’m not

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  • Hurtful Relationship Patterns and Deep Dreams

    By Agnieszka Olszewska–Kaczmarek In everyday life, we often meet people who are in relationships that bring them more suffering than benefits.  One of the parties, despite repeated injuries and a sense of unfulfillment and even unhappiness, remains in the relationship or walks away just to return in a moment. On

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  • Intervening in Racism; Key to Cultural Change

    As Black America stands up and refuses to take any more government licensed brutality, joined by other people of color and white allies, all of us are called to assess our values and what we contribute to immanent cultural change.  Over the past four years, I have been pessimistic about

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  • Deep in your heart, deep in the quietness of the night, your grandest visions include hope for the future of humanity and the planet earth. Formulate those grand visions now … After thinking of these visions, consider how you can model them in all that you do.  Imagine right now

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Diversity Open Forum February 18, 2023

Our MAPOF8 students invite you to an Open Forum Diversity: Can We Hold the Discomfort? February 18th, 6-8pm (Pacific) REGISTER HERE Invited speakers will open the forum with a variety of experience related to diversity to share their thoughts and experience. Sweta Rajan, Indian-Canadian consultant on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Angela Gray, DEI lead at the Provincial Health Authority in Canada Amy Hirayama, creative writer with a past experience in DEI work as a school teacher Solana Booth, Indian first Nation, Nooksack Nation, Mohawk, Tsymsyan, Pacific NW Traditional Medicine Keeper working in Health and Wellness The second part of the open forum will be dedicated to you, the audience, to bring in your